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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Healthy Living

Shampoo You

With today’s no-shampoo movement ascending to Rapunzel-like heights, what are the pros and cons of leaving your lustrous locks to fend for themselves? And, how did it all get started?

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Have A Boot Camp Birthday Party!

Ready for something different? Try this kids’ birthday party theme that promotes fitness and activity!

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Do You Hear What I Hear?

Most of us think a lot about toning our arms and legs, but what about keeping our ears perfectly toned?

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Too Hot For Handle Bars?

Summer is a wonderful time to get outside and try new activities, until it’s really hot. Check out these timely tips on how to make the best of this summer’s heat.

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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

Timely summer safety reminders for kids and parents.

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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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Edible Sunscreen?!

What to eat before you head outside to soak up some rays.

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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.