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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Farmers' Almanac Healthy Living

Farmers’ Almanac’s time-tested advice for natural, homemade remedies for a healthy lifestyle.

Recent Healthy Living Articles

Yogurt: It’s Not Just For Eating

Yogurt: It’s Not Just For Eating

The health benefits of yogurt go beyond digestive ones. Check out how and why you may want to use yogurt in your beauty routine.

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Summer Safety Tips For Kids

Summer Safety Tips For Kids

Timely summer safety reminders for kids and parents.

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Summer Fun for Everyone — Grown-Ups Too!

Summer Fun for Everyone — Grown-Ups Too!

Summer isn’t just a fun time for kids! Carve out some time for yourself this season. Here’s how.

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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.