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Celebrate “Read Your Farmers’ Almanac In The Bathroom Day” And Download A Free Doorknob Hanger!

Celebrate “Read Your Farmers’ Almanac In The Bathroom Day” And Download A Free Doorknob Hanger!

We’ve dedicated May 6th to America’s favorite bathroom read — find out how we’re celebrating and download our Do Not Disturb bathroom doorknob hanger!

May 2016
Listed under: Blog
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7  Creative Ways To Reuse Toilet Paper Tubes

7 Creative Ways To Reuse Toilet Paper Tubes

The average American goes through about 100 rolls of toilet paper a year. That’s a lot of empty tubes! Check out these clever ways to put them to use.

May 2016
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Farmers’ Almanac Declares May 6th As “Read Your Farmers’ Almanac™ In the Bathroom Day”

LEWISTON, ME – Farmers’ Almanac is declaring May 6th as Read Your Farmers’ Almanac In the Bathroom Day, a day to celebrate your favorite bathroom read. The Farmers’ Almanac editors know (and don’t shy away from the fact) that the Number 1 place the Almanac is read is in the lavatory. In fact, in a reader… Continue Reading »

May 2016
Listed under: Press Releases
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Why Are There Holes In Outhouse Doors?

Why Are There Holes In Outhouse Doors?

Ever wonder? We have the answer to this and other questions, plus outhouse facts and trivia!

May 2016
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The Ultimate Baby Greens! Learn Why Microgreens Are The Hottest New Superfood

The Ultimate Baby Greens! Learn Why Microgreens Are The Hottest New Superfood

Move over sprouts! Your favorite greens just got even more nutritious, and anyone can grow them. Start your batch today!

May 2016
Listed under: Healthy Living
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This Week: Will You Spot An Earthgrazing Fireball?

This Week: Will You Spot An Earthgrazing Fireball?

The cosmic rubble from Halley’s Comet could create some shooting stars like nothing you’ve ever seen. Learn where and when to watch!

May 2016
Listed under: Astronomy, Featured
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Perfect Popovers!

Perfect Popovers!

Turn a few simple baking ingredients that you already have on hand into a fluffy muffin magic!

May 2016
Listed under: Featured
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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To May 2016

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To May 2016

There are some exciting things happening in the night sky this month, including a Blue Moon, a meteor shower from the dust of Halley’s Comet, and much more!

May 2016
Listed under: Astronomy
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7 No-Fail Ways To Win The War on Weeds!

7 No-Fail Ways To Win The War on Weeds!

Tired of duking it out with weeds in your garden beds? Be victorious with these all-natural strategies!

May 2016
Listed under: 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 1919, 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.

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