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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Smart Living

Homemade Holiday Wreaths

Making your own holiday wreaths at home is easy, fun, and inexpensive.

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8 Wonderful Gifts That Don’t Cost A Cent

Is holiday shopping hurting your wallet? Remember, it’s the thought that counts. Check out our top 8 meaningful and FREE gift ideas.

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5 Ways to Save Money Grocery Shopping

Simple ways to go to food shop without going over budget.

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How to cut your dependency on convenience items.

Reduce your dependency on “must-have” convenience items.

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Save Money — Make Your Own Remedies

Check out these natural and inexpensive ways to make your own remedies.

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Move over fossil fuels…

Did you know algae can be used to make fuel? Check out some pros and cons of a few alternative fuel sources.

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5 Ways to Landscape without Going Broke

Tricks and tips on ways to cut costs but enjoy your yard more.

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11 Smart Ways to Make Your Money Last Longer

The cost of living is rising! Here are some of our favorite cost-cutting, penny-pinching tips from past editions of the Farmers’ Almanac:

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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.