Twelfth Night, taking down the tree, Epiphany tart

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, January 5, 2021

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January 5: All About Twelfth Night

Down with the rosemary, and so
Down with the bays and mistletoe;
Down with the holly, ivy, all,
Wherewith ye dress’d the Christmas Hall
.
–Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

 

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11 Ways to Reuse or Recycle a Christmas Tree
11 Ways to Reuse or Recycle a Christmas Tree
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Night Sky for January 2021
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Epiphany Tart (Victorian Jam Tart)
Epiphany Tart (Victorian Jam Tart)

An old English tradition, this star-shaped Epiphany Tart with it multicolored jams is meant to look like a stained glass window!

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Hot spiced apple cider with just the right amount of spices that both adults and kids will enjoy.

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