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Winter Wonder Sleigh Rides In Southern Vermont
Take a journey back in time, and escape to one of the most unique places in
Vermont. Friesians of Majesty, a horse breeding and training farm the heart of
southern Vermont's ski resorts, offers the quintessentially New England -- and
romantic -- sleigh ride. Glide through 650-acres of forests and snow meadows on a
majestic, elegant, jet-black friesian-drawn team ...

Caring for Poinsettias
Poinsettias have become synonymous with the holiday season. In fact, December
12 has been proclaimed by an Act of Congress as National Poinsettia Day to
commemorate the death of Joel Poinsetta who introduced this Mexican native
plant to the U.S.   

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Christmas!

Easy Holiday Appetizers
With attention centered on preparation for the big meal, cooks have little time
for preparation of complicated appetizers. With this in mind, I thought we’d offer
several ideas which are simple to prepare or can be done ahead. Also, they are
light and flavorful so guests will be ready for dinner.
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Issue #316
December 16, 2011
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