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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

Is Weight Gain Inevitable?

Is Weight Gain Inevitable?

An average person begins to gain about one pound each year after age 35. Try these expert tips to stay fit and healthy no matter what your age!

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What Dangers Are Lurking In Your Closets?

What Dangers Are Lurking In Your Closets?

There could be some very real monsters hiding out in your home, compromising your health. Find out more.

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12 Ways To Get Your Feet Summer-Ready!

12 Ways To Get Your Feet Summer-Ready!

If visits to the spa aren’t in your budget, don’t fret. Try these inexpensive DIY ways to beautify and improve the health of your feet.

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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.