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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

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This Earth Day, Celebrate Environmental Heroes!

This Earth Day, Celebrate Environmental Heroes!

Turn your kids into eco-heroes with these creative Earth Day ideas!

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This Year, Try “Friend-Supported Agriculture”

This Year, Try “Friend-Supported Agriculture”

Save money on produce and spend some quality time with friends with a shared garden!

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Plan a Family Discovery Day!

Plan a Family Discovery Day!

Looking for a family activity other than the usual movies, mall, or pizza out? Try learning something new!

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10 Tricks to Tempt Picky Eaters!

10 Tricks to Tempt Picky Eaters!

Turn your avowed avoiders into eager eaters with these ten tips!

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Warm Winter Memories

Warm Winter Memories

While we wait for winter to head out the door, here’s a look at some of your warmest winter memories.

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Child’s Play: Save Money with Homemade Baby Toys

Child’s Play: Save Money with Homemade Baby Toys

Don’t spend a fortune on baby toys, when you can use your time, talents, and love to make some truly memorable toys!

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Making Baby’s Room a Family Affair

Making Baby’s Room a Family Affair

Do you have a new arrival on the way? Involve the whole family in creating the perfect place for baby!

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Hangin’ In: Creative Ideas for Indoor Fun

Hangin’ In: Creative Ideas for Indoor Fun

Give your family some relief from cabin fever with these suggestions for indoor fun!

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A Christmas Memory

A Christmas Memory

Editor Peter Geiger looks back on a fond memory of a clever Christmas ruse.

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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.