The Cold Moon rises, seed dispersal, plants harmful to pets

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

Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, December 11, 2019

clouds

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
–Henry Ford (1863–1947)

ADVERTISEMENT

Weather Calendar
 
Full Moon for December 2020
Full Moon for December 2020
December’s full Moon rises on Tuesday, December 29, 2020. The Old Farmer’s Almanac will reveal everything you need to know about the Cold Moon and what makes it special.
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

Santa's Key

The perfect solution for homes without a chimney!

  LEARN MORE  
 
The Amazing Ways That Plants Disperse Seeds
The Amazing Ways That Plants Disperse Seeds
In autumn, ever noticed all the seeds scattering? Plants are launching their offspring into the world!  But since plants aren’t mobile, how do they spread their seeds? Discover the amazing ways seeds disperse and plants grow.
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

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.

  LEARN MORE  
 
Holiday Plants That Are Harmful to Cats and Dogs
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.
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

Sun/Moon Pewter Key Rings

Two-side Sun and Moon Design! Handmade in Vermont. While supplies last.

  LEARN MORE  
 
Really Old-Fashioned Gingerbread People
Really Old-Fashioned Gingerbread People

This recipe for “Really Old-Fashioned Gingerbread People” makes a large batch because, well, anything this good deserves to be made in bulk.

  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

Bold Kitchen Aprons

There’s always something cooking at The Old Farmer’s Almanac. When it gets messy, we grab for one of these easy-care cotton aprons.

  LEARN MORE  
 
High-Fiber Food: What’s the Big Deal?
High-Fiber Food: What’s the Big Deal?
Maybe you’ve read that most Americans get less than half the fiber they need for optimal health, and thought, “Oh, boy, they’re going to push more husks, groats, skins, rinds, seeds, stringy and raw stuff at me.”  Well, maybe, but that’s not all.
  READ MORE  
 

ADVERTISEMENT

What's the best book for kids who are always bored?

Keep youngsters entertained for hours with fun facts, fascinating stories, and educational activities in The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids, Vol. 8! Whether your kiddos are reading on their own or you’re reading with them, The Almanac for Kids provides plenty of intriguing stories for anyone who’s a kid at heart!

  LEARN MORE