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Pumpkin Decorating – No Carving Required!

Pumpkin Decorating – No Carving Required!

If you are a writer, an avid reader, or an artist at heart, you’ll enjoy putting a creative pen to a pumpkin or two this fall.

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Everything Pumpkin!

Everything Pumpkin!

It’s our own pumpkin patch! We’ve put together our favorite pumpkin recipes, facts, growing tips and more — all in one spot!

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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.