Classic deviled eggs, is Rudolph a girl?, winter solstice

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Daily Newsletter for Monday, December 17, 2018

angels

If the world seems cold to you,
kindle fires to warm it.

–Lucy Larcom (1824–93)

Monday, December 17, 2018
351st day of the year


 
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Classic Apple Pie

Perfect Apple Pie

Looking for the best apple pie recipe—the one that Mom used to make? This is it!

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Classic Deviled Eggs

Classic Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are a quick and easy appetizer that anyone can make—it’s as simple as boiling water! Plus, these savory treats are packed with protein and flavor.

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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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$32.99
 
Harmful Holiday Plants

Holiday Plants That Are Harmful to Cats and Dogs
We have two new kittens at our house—Fred and Ginger—and they seem to be doubly curious about everything! If you face similar challenges, here is a naughty list from the ASPCA of holiday plants that could be harmful to your cat or dog.
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Dramatic images of fantastic weather phenomena. 
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$9.99
 
When Winter Begins

Winter Solstice 2020: The First Day of Winter
The winter solstice is Monday, December 21, 2020. This is the astronomical first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere and the shortest day of the year. What happens at the winter solstice? Why is the solstice important? Enjoy solstice facts and folklore from The Old Farmer’s Almanac.
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The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Features original, full-color illustrations.
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$9.99
 
Is Rudolph a Boy or Girl?

Is Rudolph a Girl?
Christmas falls in late December and—as we all know—everyone’s favorite red-nosed reindeer leads Santa’s sleigh, as the story goes. In the wild, of course, the only reindeer left with antlers at Christmas are the females. So, is an all-girl team who finds their way to way to Santa’s house?
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2019 MOON WALL CALENDAR

Want to enjoy the beautiful Moon year-round? Check out our 2019 Moon Wall Calendar that is loaded with amazing lunar lore, facts, and photos!   
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$10.99