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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Christmas

Have Yourself An Old-Fashioned Christmas!

Have Yourself An Old-Fashioned Christmas!

Why not take a step back in time and make some homemade, vintage-style holiday treats and decorations?

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What Was The Star of Bethlehem?

What Was The Star of Bethlehem?

The source of this apparition remains a mystery to both astronomers and historians. Read more about the bright object in the night sky leading the Three Wise Men.

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The Farmers’ Almanac Holiday Gift Of Ideas

The Farmers’ Almanac Holiday Gift Of Ideas

Our favorite holiday tips, decorating ideas, recipes and more, all in one spot for you!

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Create Holiday Traditions Outdoors!

Create Holiday Traditions Outdoors!

Make the most of this magical season by getting outside and creating some new traditions!

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What The Heck Is Mincemeat?

What The Heck Is Mincemeat?

Learn the history behind this traditional holiday food and how to make it yourself with our easy-to-follow recipe!

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Host A Wreath-Making Party!

Host A Wreath-Making Party!

Why not plan a crafts get-together with family and friends to create your own holiday wreaths?

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The Christmas Sky

The Christmas Sky

Spend some time this holiday season getting to know the original Christmas lights!

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A Whirlwind Christmas

A Whirlwind Christmas

In 2006, many Floridians had a memorable Christmas holiday they would rather forget.

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Have a Healthy Holiday!

Have a Healthy Holiday!

Forget those lords a leaping or that partridge in a pear tree. This list will ensure a safe, healthy, and festive holiday!

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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.