Christmas breakfasts, Victorian manners, grow lights

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Daily Newsletter for Wednesday, December 23, 2020

nativity
Hark, how all the welkin rings,
“Glory to the King of kings;
Peace on earth, and mercy mild,
God and sinners reconcil’d!"

–Charles Wesley (1707–88)

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10 Delicious Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Recipes
10 Delicious Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Recipes
When planning for Christmas, we may not think much about breakfast. And yet when the big day arrives, it’s so nice to wake up to something special—nourishing but not overwhelming. Here are 10 of our favorite Christmas breakfast and brunch recipes!
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This Simple Skin Fix May Surprise You

If you’ve ever struggled with dry skin, rashes, age spots, or wrinkles… please pay close attention. You see: scientists have discovered the root cause of 93% of all skin problems – and it’s NOT what you think. In fact… They’ve discovered a 2-minute home remedy for more youthful skin…

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Martha's Great Cake
Martha's Great Cake

Here’s Martha Washington’s “Great Cake” recipe for celebrating what she called “a true Virginia Christmas” at Mount Vernon.

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The Star of Bethlehem
The Star of Bethlehem
Some things just don’t belong together, like the Three Stooges at an art opening. Yet this month, planetariums around the country try to blend religion and science by presenting their annual Star of Bethlehem show. And this year, it’s front-and-center thanks to the rare spectacular Great...
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Starting Vegetables Indoors With Grow Lights
Starting Vegetables Indoors With Grow Lights
If you want to ensure rapid growth of your vegetable seeds indoors, then using grow lights can make all the difference. Get advice on which plants benefit from starting indoors and how to use grow lights.
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These gorgeous Pink and Red Mercury Lanterns will dazzle your home! Add elegant ambiance to your festive décor with The Old Farmer’s lighting options.
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Victorian Era Etiquette and Manners
Victorian Era Etiquette and Manners
There were countless rules of social manners and etiquette during the Victorian Era (1837-1901), though they now may seem a bit old-fashioned.
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