Christmas cactus, punch and holiday drinks, snowball cookies

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

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, December 22, 2020

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Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat,
Please to put a penny in the old man's hat;
If you haven't got a penny, a ha'penny will do,
If you haven't got a ha'penny, God bless you!

–Beggar's Rhyme

 
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Christmas Cactus
Growing Christmas Cactus

Christmas Cactus
The Christmas cactus is a very popular houseplant—and for good reason! When they bloom, they produce colorful, tubular flowers in pink or lilac colors. Their beautiful flowers, long bloom time, and easy care requirements make them a wonderful plant. We’ll bet someone in your family...

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Actress Reveals the “Bathroom Trick” That Made Her Feel Years Younger

When Maggie first revealed this “bathroom trick” on her website earlier this month, some were understandably skeptical. To her amazement, she says her stomach “deflated,” her mood improved, and her energy skyrocketed — all in a matter of days. Click Here For Instructions.

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Actress Reveals the “Bathroom Trick” That Made Her Feel Years Younger
 
Next Full Moon
When's December's Full Moon?

Next Full Moon
When is the next full Moon? See our Full Moon Calendar for 2021 for the U.S. and Canada. Get Full Moon dates and times—customized to YOUR location.

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The best gift for gardeners!
The Old Farmer’s Almanac Garden Planner is an easy-to-use online program that helps you plan your garden! Whether you want to create a garden for vegetables, a kitchen garden for herbs, or a beautiful flower garden, our Garden Planner will help you find the best layout for your space—plus provide all your planting and harvesting dates!

 

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Snowball Cookies
Snowball Cookies

Snowball Cookies

Bring the snow indoors with these classic snowball cookies! This easy recipe has a delicate crunch from the addition of cornmeal.

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How can I keep my feet warm this winter?
These super warm Alpaca Fleece Outdoor Adventure socks are guaranteed to keep your toes toasty while you’re enjoying winter activities! Save $5 on these naturally soft, durable, and warm socks today!

 

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How can I keep my feet warm this winter?
 
10 Christmas Drinks to Get Into the Holiday Spirit
10 Christmas Drinks

10 Christmas Drinks to Get Into the Holiday Spirit
Do you have a favorite holiday drink? Indulge at home this winter with our festive cocktails. Try these fun and fragrant drinks—from our Ho, Ho, Ho Cocktail to mulled wine, spiced cider, eggnog, a Christmas punch, and more!

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The digital Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook is the perfect companion for every vegetable gardener and a great last-minute gift—even those who have never touched a trowel and wouldn’t know mulch from mud! Download the digital Vegetable Gardener’s Handbook today!
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The Joys of Blizzards
Finding Joy in Snowstorms

The Joys of Blizzards
There’s a lot to love about a good, old-fashioned blizzard. But first, let me dispense with the caveats: There’s a lot to love if you don’t have to travel by car or plane and if you have a safe, secure home with emergency provisions!  So now, a few blizzard joys …

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Save $5 on Honey & Clover Foaming Hand Soap!

The sweet scent of Honey & Clover Foaming Hand Soap is sure to get you dreaming of spring! Enjoy hints of floral honey with touches of orange flower and cinnamon in this luxurious Foaming Hand Soap, now $5 off!

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