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Farmers’ Almanac™ Predicts No Relief For Drought-Ravaged California 

Lewiston, ME:  According to the 2015 Farmers’ Almanac, California’s drought, considered one of the most severe on record, isn’t going to get much better in the near future. The Farmers’ Almanac, which predicts the weather for more than a year in advance, forewarns that California will have a “cool winter with average precipitation,” and a… Continue Reading »

October 2014
Listed under: Press Releases
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Pumpkin Decorating – No Carving Required!

Pumpkin Decorating – No Carving Required!

If you are a writer, an avid reader, or an artist at heart, you’ll enjoy putting a creative pen to a pumpkin or two this fall.

October 2014
Listed under: Featured, Home and Garden
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Make Your Own Witches’ Brew!

Make Your Own Witches’ Brew!

Tired of the same old cider and hot cocoa recipes? Why not fill your Halloween celebration cauldron with these chill-inducing recipes?

October 2014
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Fall Back! Daylight Saving Time Ends November 2

Fall Back! Daylight Saving Time Ends November 2

Daylight Saving Time ends November 2, 2014. Learn more about this annual time change in which we “fall back” one hour.

October 2014
Listed under: Astronomy
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Halloween Pet Safety

Halloween Pet Safety

Halloween can be a fun time for the family, but truly scary for pets. Read these helpful tips to ensure your pets are safe and secure during this celebration.

October 2014
Listed under: Healthy Living
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Monster Mouths For Halloween!

Monster Mouths For Halloween!

Make these fun and nutritious “Monster Mouths” for snacks for your family. Simple to make and fun to eat!

October 2014
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And the Halloween password is…

And the Halloween password is…

Trick-or-treaters get ready! The annual candy giveaway is nearing, but you must know the secret password!

October 2014
Listed under: Blog
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Facts On Bats

Facts On Bats

Bats do many beneficial things in the home and garden. Read more about this fascinating nocturnal creature!

October 2014
Listed under: Home and Garden
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Apple Cider Vinegar For Weight Loss Support

Apple Cider Vinegar For Weight Loss Support

Home remedies and folk medicine have long relied on apple cider vinegar, including for use as a detox beverage in weight loss regimens. Here’s a recipe you can make at home!

October 2014
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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.