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

This is an archived issue of our Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Monday, December 17, 2018


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

Bill Pullman (actor) was born on this day in 1953.
Penny Marshall (actress & director) died on this day in 2018.

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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!



You Can Fill In Wrinkles At Home (Here’s How)

Beverly Hills doctor explains this unique process with simple steps to follow…Watch the video.
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.

Chala Cell Phone Xbody Purses

Top selling gift! 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.
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 of holiday plants from the ASPCA that could be harmful to your cat or dog.
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. 
When Winter Begins

Winter Solstice 2019: The First Day of Winter
Winter officially begins with the Winter Solstice on Saturday, December 21, 2019. This is the astronomical first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Enjoy our winter solstice facts, folklore, FAQs, and more!
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Features original, full-color illustrations.
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. 

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!