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Take Our Thanksgiving Poll

Take Our Thanksgiving Poll

Take our poll – we want to know what you think!

November 2014
Listed under: Blog
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The Farmers’ Almanac Asks, “Should We Move Thanksgiving?”

Lewiston Maine: The Farmers’ Almanac, a publication that, for more than 198 years, has provided its readers with long-range weather predictions and useful advice for practical living, is posing a question on its web site, Facebook, and Twitter pages: Should we move the date of Thanksgiving? Why, you ask, would a publication steeped in tradition, mess… Continue Reading »

November 2014
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How Much Snow Is Too Much?

How Much Snow Is Too Much?

Five feet of “lake effect snow” has fallen over parts of Western New York and more is expected. What exactly is lake effect snow, and how much is too much?

November 2014
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A Thanksgiving Feast Of Ideas!

A Thanksgiving Feast Of Ideas!

We scoured the archives for our best Thanksgiving recipes, helpful hints and more — all in one spot!

November 2014
Listed under: Food and Recipes
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Cost of Fuel

Cost of Fuel

Editor Peter Geiger looks at how the cost of fuel has recently dropped.

November 2014
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Will The Weather Squash Your Thanksgiving Plans? Get Our Forecast!

Will The Weather Squash Your Thanksgiving Plans? Get Our Forecast!

What will the Thanksgiving weekend weather look like where you live?

November 2014
Listed under: Weather
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The Constellation Phoenix

The Constellation Phoenix

Visible in the night sky during the fall, Phoenix is one of the famed “Southern Birds.” Learn more about this constellation!

November 2014
Listed under: Astronomy, Featured
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Is It A Yam Or A Sweet Potato?

Is It A Yam Or A Sweet Potato?

It’s been said that yams have an identity crisis, because they are often mislabeled as sweet potatoes. Here’s how to tell the difference.

November 2014
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Successful List Making

Successful List Making

Our tips will help you streamline and better prioritize your lists, and your life!

November 2014
Listed under: Featured, Home and Garden
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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.