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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Healthy Living

Eat Right for Winter Exercise!

Find out what to eat and drink before, during, and after cold-weather exercise for maximum benefit, comfort, and safety.

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Elderberry Syrup: A Magic Immunity Elixir?

Traditional medicine has long touted the benefits of elderberry extract, and now modern science is finally catching up. Learn more!

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Jump to It! Rebounding for Fun and Fitness!

Cold weather got you in a slump? Get hopping again with this fun indoor exercise routine!

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Game-Playing for Better Relationships

While we’re generally advised not to “play games” in our relationships, some experts recommend just the opposite! Learn more!

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Keep Your Brain Young!

Keep your mind sharp with these useful tips!

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Marvelous Mud Packs!

While mud can be a nuisance, it has also been praised for centuries for its healing and restorative powers. Learn more!

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Too Much Merrymaking? Time for a Post-Holiday Detox!

If you indulged too much this holiday season, restore yourself with these healthy habits.

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Have a Healthy Holiday!

Forget those lords a leaping or that partridge in a pear tree. This list will ensure a safe, healthy, and festive holiday!

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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.