What is Boxing Day?, Start dreaming and garden planning!, recycling the tree

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, December 26, 2019

Willow Springs nativity set

Hark! how all the welkin rings,
Glory to the King of kings.
Peace on earth and mercy mild,
God and sinners reconciled.

–Charles Wesley (1707–88)
 

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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar
 
Boxing Day 2020: What Is Boxing Day?
Boxing Day 2020: What Is Boxing Day?
Boxing Day is celebrated on December 26! This year, that’s a Saturday. Why is it called Boxing Day? And what, if anything, does boxing have to do with it? Boxing Day, like a box, has many points of interest. Here is the short history of Boxing Day, some recipes, and more.
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How To: Get Rid Of Deep Fat From Your Belly

Millions of Americans suffer from deep fat. Researchers have now found out the reason why. It turns out there is a master switch that controls when the cells turn into energy and when they turn into fat. Learn how to flip the master switch right now!

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Windchill Chart for the United States
Windchill Chart for the United States
What is Windchill? Basically, it combines the cooling effect of temperature and wind, driving down the “perceived” temperature. Interestingly, the wind does not change the temperature of the air; it’s changing the temperature of your body. See the Windchill Chart, how windchill is...
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Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook eBook

All You Need to Know to Grow! After inspiring and instructing gardeners for 227 years, we have created a single “how to garden” reference eBook for your computer or tablet that includes all of our expertise.

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Vegetable Garden Planner for PC and Mac
Vegetable Garden Planner for PC and Mac
Let The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Planner help you to plan your entire garden! Get a free week’s trial of the world’s #1 garden planning software. 
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar

A highly useful daily planner full of humor and useful advice. It’s an indispensable tool for managing your life and keeping yourself organized. Includes plenty of room for jotting down appointments and notes.

 

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How to Care for a Christmas Tree
How to Care for a Christmas Tree
Here’s how to keep your Christmas tree fresh. Remember, watering is critical! A freshly cut tree can consume a gallon of water in 24 hours! See our expert tips—plus 10 ideas on how to recycle that tree after the holidays.
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! 

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Day-After Turkey Soup
Day-After Turkey Soup

What to do with turkey leftovers? Make soup! There’s just nothing like delicious homemade soup from scratch.

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Support Your Local Farmers Tote Bag
This sturdy cotton canvas bag features The Old Farmer’s Almanac 1792 logo on one side and the message “Support Your Local Farmers” on the other. Made in the USA. 
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