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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Healthy Living

What Are Frankincense And Myrrh?

These two resins have a distinguished history that dates back to ancient biblical times. Read about their modern uses and health benefits.

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Managing Grief At The Holidays

The loss of a loved one can seem overwhelming during the holidays. Read about some ways families can channel their grief and honor the memory of those who have passed.

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Breathe Easier This Holiday Season

Many artificial fragrances popular this time of year may irritate and provoke an attack in those with chronic asthma or allergies. Learn how you can manage your symptoms naturally!

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Why Every Household Needs This Salt

According to the Farmers’ Almanac, there are five basic ingredients every household should have on hand for a healthy lifestyle. Read why this type of salt made the list.

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Thanksgiving Kitchen Safety Tips

Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for cooking fires and kitchen equipment accidents. These tips will ensure your holiday is a safe and happy one.

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What’s The Hype With Hemp?

Hemp is becoming an increasingly popular superfood, but one that raises a few eyebrows. Learn more about this nutritional powerhouse!

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National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month. Learn more about the steps you can take to control and prevent this disease.

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Halloween Pet Safety

Halloween can be a fun time for the family, but truly scary for pets. Read these helpful tips to ensure your pets are safe and secure during this celebration.

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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.