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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Healthy Living

A Moving Mother’s Day Idea

This Mother’s Day give the gift of exercising together.

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Does Seeing White Cause You Fright?

If visiting your doctor makes you anxious, you’re not alone. Find out what to do about “White Coat Syndrome”!

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Balancing Your Gut for Whole-Body Health

The importance of a healthy intestinal tract goes far beyond just digestion. Learn how a balanced bowel could be the key to overall health!

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Reach for a Chocolate Cure!

Chocolate is bad for you, right? Not so fast! Learn how eating chocolate can be good medicine.

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Medicinal Mint: A Refreshing Remedy

Mint is a fantastic flavor, but did you know it’s also one of the most potent natural remedies around? Learn more!

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Plan a Family Discovery Day!

Looking for a family activity other than the usual movies, mall, or pizza out? Try learning something new!

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Beat the Sick at Home Blues!

Stuck at home with a bad cold? Stay sane while you recuperate with some of these activities!

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Learn to Read Smiles!

Does your mother-in-law really approve of your applesauce cake? How does your boss feel about your performance? Learn to read faces like a pro!

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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.