Homemade eggnog, Mercury retrograde ends, bright planets

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, December 6, 2018

christmas

Heap on more wood! the wind is chill;
But let it whistle as it will,
We’ll keep our Christmas merry still.

―Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)

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Eggnog (non-alcoholic)
Eggnog (non-alcoholic)

This homemade non-alcoholic eggnog recipe is a rich and creamy holiday drink for both adults and children.

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Exceptional Eye Protection

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2021 Hurricane Season Forecast
2021 Hurricane Season Forecast

On the heels of last year’s record-breaking season, another “above-normal” hurricane season is expected for 2021. Will we see 30 storms again? Find out what exactly is predicted for this year’s hurricane season. Plus, see answers to common questions about Earth’s most violent storms!
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December 2018 Night Sky Guide
December 2018 Night Sky Guide

Which planets can be seen in the night sky? In the Sky Watch for December 2018, Bob Berman highlights December’s planet conjunctions, meteor showers, and more night sky wonders.
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Etched Porcelain Night Lights

Porcelain artwork that comes alive with detail and shadow when lit from behind!

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Poinsettia Care: How to Keep Poinsettia Plants Alive
Poinsettia Care: How to Keep Poinsettia Plants Alive

How do you take care of your Christmas poinsettia? See our tips on keeping poinsettias alive after Christmas—plus, we’ll address the most common question. Are poinsettias poisonous?
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Crossbody Purses for Cell Phones by Chala

Top-seller! Available in different nature-inspired designs! 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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Mercury Retrograde Dates for 2021
Mercury Retrograde Dates for 2021

Mercury’s first period of retrograde motion in 2021 lasts from January 30 to February 20! According to the age-old practice of astrology, we are all influenced by the effect of Mercury in retrograde. What exactly does it mean for each of us, though? Read on to find out.
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Peterson's Songbird Coasters

Set of four coasters featuring the exquisite artwork of avian artist Roger Tory Peterson.

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