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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)
 

Thursday, December 26, 2019
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Country Calendar
 
So, What is Boxing Day?

Boxing Day 2019: What is Boxing Day?
Boxing Day is celebrated on December 26! 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 Cold Is It?

Windchill Chart for the United States
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The 2020 Old Farmer's Almanac Engagement Calendar

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How to Recycle That Tree

How to Care for a Christmas Tree
Here’s how to keep your Christmas tree fresh plus 10 ideas on how to recycle that tree after the holidays from mold-free mulch to 
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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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