What to Leave for Santa in New England

From Maine to Connecticut, here's a collection of New England state-specific cookie alternatives for what to leave Santa this year.
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The Perfect Gift—for the Special People in Your Life!

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Celebrating Christmas in Vermont

The most wonderful part of winter in New England is Christmas in Vermont. See how three towns - Grafton, Chester, and Woodstock - celebrate their own Christmas in Vermont.
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Where in the United States Does the Sun Shine First?

Where in America does the sun shine first? Turns out the answer is more complicated than you might think...
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Yankee's Scenes of New England 2019 Calendar

Go from season to season and place to place in New England with this delightful wall calendar. Enjoy the quiet pleasures of New England through 12 full-color photographs.
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Best Sour Cream Coffee Cake Recipe

This recipe for the best sour cream coffee cake is a keeper. Our readers love the delightfully moist cake covered in a sweet cinnamon-sugar topping.
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Where Was the First Department Store Santa Claus?

In the late 1800s, children had little hope of meeting Saint Nick until the first department store Santa appeared in Brockton, Massachusetts.
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Shop The Old Farmer's Store

Shop on our sister site, Almanac.com! Shop online for fun and unique gifts, plus calendars, planners, cookbooks, weather journals, garden planners, and more.
Cocoa-Oat Cookies Recipe

Cocoa-Oat Cookies

This Cocoa-Oat Cookies recipe from food writer and Vermont native Jessica Battilana yields rich, fudgy cookies, shot through with coconut.
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