Current Moon Phase

Waning Gibbous
97% of full

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Philosofact
Before you give someone a piece of your mind, make sure you can spare it.
April 29th, 2015
May’s Full Flower Moon

Find out why May's Full Moon is called the "Flower Moon," among other names, in this exclusive Farmers’ Almanac video!

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11 Foods That Curb Hunger
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11 Foods That Curb HungerLearn which nutritional multi-taskers help keep you satisfied and on track with your healthy eating and weight loss efforts.
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Reduce Waste - Save Money: Try Beeswax Food Wraps! Reduce Waste - Save Money: Try Beeswax Food Wraps! These reusable coverings are durable and help food last longer, thereby saving you money. Learn more!
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No-Fail Strategies To Beat Jet Lag No-Fail Strategies To Beat Jet Lag Try these simple tips to help your body adjust before, during and after a long flight.
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10 Facts About The Hottest Place In North America 10 Facts About The Hottest Place In North America Here's a list of things you may not know about this land of extremes.
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Helpful Hint
Helpful Hint Check out this week's tip for an easy way to always know which side of your vehicle the gas cap is on!
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Current Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous Moon, 80% of Full Waxing Gibbous
80% of Full
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Today's Best Day Tasks

Cut Firewood, Mow to Increase Growth, Dig Holes, Wax Floors

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Gardening Tasks

April 25th - April 29th
Grub Out Weeds, Briars, And Other Plant Pests.

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