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Daily Newsletter for Sunday, December 2, 2018

winter wonder

But Winter has yet brighter scenes—he boasts
Splendors beyond what gorgeous Summer knows;
Or Autumn with his many fruits, and woods
All flushed with many hues

–William Cullen Bryant ​​​​​​(1794–1878)

Sunday, December 2, 2018
336th day of the year


Julie Harris (actress) was born on this day in 1925.
Aaron Copland (composer) died on this day in 1990.


 
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December Happenings

The Month of December 2018: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
Welcome to December! This month brings with it snow (for many), family, feasts, and fun, but remember to grab some hot cocoa during this winter month and relax when you can.
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Moon Shiners Sun-Powered Mason Jar Lids

SAVE 42% ($5 off) Light up your walkway, driveway, or patio. Display your favorite treasures with illumination.
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$6.95
 
Birthstone for December

December Birthstone: Color and Meaning
The December birthstone, turquoise, is regarded as a love charm. It is also a symbol of good fortune and success and is believed to relax the mind and to protect its wearer from harm. Turquoise rings, in particular, are thought to keep away evil spirits.
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Chala Cell Phone Cross Body Purses

Fun and functional! Choose from different characters including a bee, butterfly, owl, songbird, rooster, cardinal and dragonfly. Perfect size for carrying most cell phones, cash, ID, and a few credit cards. Very nicely made and features adjustable straps.
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$32.99
 
Birth Flowers for December

December Birth Flowers
December’s flowers may be very different from each other, one being a bulb and the other an evergreen, but they both symbolize hope.
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Antique Wood Bobbin Kaleidoscope

Made from a hardwood bobbin that was used in a textile mill for many years. 
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$16.95
 
Snow Contest Winners

Guess Our First Snow Contest!
UPDATE: Well, that was quick!
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Owls of North America Coasters

Set of four coasters featuring the exquisite artwork of Roger Tory Peterson. Made in Vermont.
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$16.97
 
Dec and Jan Forecasts Available

Long-Range Weather Forecast
Since 1792, The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been known for its traditionally 80 percent–accurate forecasts.
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Wooden Wing Bookmarks

Made in Vermont from a very thin maple veneer that won’t damage book bindings. Choose from bald eagles, barred owls, great blue herons, ospreys, peregrine falcons, snowy owls, cardinals, eastern bluebirds, and hummingbirds.
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$4.00