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Farmers' Almanac Food and Recipes

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Ten Best Low-Carb Snacks

Ten Best Low-Carb Snacks

Out of low carb ideas? Reach for these healthy snacks with 10 grams of carbs or less!

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Healthy, Homemade Ice Pops!

Healthy, Homemade Ice Pops!

Find out how to cool off this summer with delicious, healthy, homemade ice pops! Recipes included!

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5 Yummy Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

5 Yummy Summer Slow Cooker Recipes

No need to turn on the oven! Create tacos, baked beans, and other tasty meals in your slow cooker while you enjoy a day at the beach!

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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.