Homemade bird food, Christmas forecast, Venus meets Saturn

This is an archived issue of our Almanac.com Companion email newsletter.

Daily Newsletter for Sunday, December 8, 2019

holly

The holly! the holly! oh, twine it with bay—
Come give the holly a song;
For it helps to drive stern winter away,
With his garment so sombre and long.

–Eliza Cook (1818–89)

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Christmas Weather Forecast 2020: Will It Be a White Christmas?
Christmas Weather Forecast 2020: Will It Be a White Christmas?
Are snowflakes on your wish list? Our cool White Christmas weather tool lets you plug in your location to find out if it will be snowy or rainy or dry. Plus, see the 2020 Christmas weather forecast summary for the U.S. and Canada.
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Muscle aches. Arthritis. Backaches.

Body aches lead to sleepless nights and make it hard to function throughout the day. That’s why choosing the right pain relief cream is a crucial step in managing your pain. Learn more about the cream that 2x Heavyweight World Champion George Forman relies on.

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Sky Map: December 2019
Sky Map: December 2019
Our December 2019 Sky Map highlights the December 10 Venus–Saturn conjunction! See a star chart that’s also printable—plus viewing information.
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Still looking for holiday gifts? This low sugar, culinary inspired jam out of Brooklyn is perfect

Need the perfect last minute gift? Trade Street Jam makes a stellar choice: a healthy jam that is every chef’s cooking and cocktail dream. Snag the best selling Strawberry Chipotle & Fig Jam. Use code GOODFOOD for 15% off.

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Homemade Bird Food Recipes
Homemade Bird Food Recipes
Our homemade bird food recipes can be made at any time of the year, but especially in the cold winter months when natural resources are scarce. When is it OK or not OK to feed birds? When should you put out bird feeders? See our tips.
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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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Flowering Bulbs for Christmas
Give flowering bulbs this holiday season! Learn how to plant flowering bulbs indoors for Christmas bloom—and how to create simple Christmas gifts using popular bulbs that will quickly bloom and continue to flower until the weather warms again.
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Solar-Powered Decorative Lighting

MOTHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA! By day, these are an artful addition to the garden. By night, they impress with a stunning display of color and light. Check out our large selection.

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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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Dishwasher-Safe Bamboo Cutting Board with Rooster

This handy cutting board sports a hole in the corner—just like The Old Farmer’s Almanac itself. 

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