Easy paper snowflakes, 4 Christmas traditions, mince pie

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, December 10, 2018

mince pies

As many mince pies as you taste at Christmas,
so many happy months will you have.

–Old English saying

Monday, December 10, 2018
344th day of the year

Kenneth Branagh (actor) was born on this day in 1960.
Richard Pryor (comedian & actor) died on this day in 2005.

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Making Paper Snowflakes

How to Make Paper Snowflakes
Here are simple instructions on how to make paper snowflakes to decorate your wintery wonderland! 


How To Fix Age Spots (Liver Spots) And Uneven Skin Tones

According to a recent European study, dark spots and uneven skin tones can make others think you’re up to 20 years older! Find out the root cause of these spots and the incredible at home method to help reduce them.
Christmas Traditions in America

Christmas Firsts: Christmas Traditions in America
When were the first Christmas card, Christmas tree, and department store Santa Claus in America? See when some of these Christmas traditions began!
Chala Cell Phone Xbody Purses

Fun and functional! Perfect size for carrying most cell phones, cash, ID, and a few credit cards. Very nicely made and features adjustable straps.
More Extreme Weather?

Does Warmer Weather Mean More Hurricanes and Tornadoes?
This past hurricane season was a notable one, with some very strong and unusual storms in the Atlantic/Gulf, eastern/central Pacific, and western Pacific regional basins. Does this have any connection to a changing climate? Let’s have a look.
Santa's Key

The perfect solution for homes without a chimney!
Authentic Mincemeat Pie

Mince Pie

Ever had a real homemade mince pie? We mean the authentic mincemeat pie made with meat (beef, lamb, or wild game) and suet simmering in spices, nuts, and fruit.

Live Like Someone Left The Gate Open

Colorful socks with terrifc advice! Makes a great gift!  
Your December Horoscope

Monthly Horoscope for December 2018
Here’s your Horoscope for December 2018. Every month, Almanac astrologer Celeste Longacre provides horoscope updates for all 12 zodiac signs.
Heirloom-Quality Pewter Ornaments

Handcrafted in Vermont from fine pewter. Choose from a large selection of designs.