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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

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A Room of Her Own

A Room of Her Own

This Valentine’s Day, give your sweetheart a place of her own to get away!

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Build a Budget-Friendly Man Cave for Your Valentine!

Build a Budget-Friendly Man Cave for Your Valentine!

Show you care with these low-cost ideas for creating the perfect haven for your favorite guy!

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Fantastic Food Gifts!

Fantastic Food Gifts!

Whether you don’t know what to buy for the person who has everything, or you just want to add a personal touch to accompany the perfect gift, these holiday favorites are sure to hit the spot!

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Buy It or Make It? A Gift-Giving Guide

Buy It or Make It? A Gift-Giving Guide

Helpful advice on when to do-it-yourself and when to call in the pros!

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Five Clutter-Clobbering Holiday Gift Ideas

Five Clutter-Clobbering Holiday Gift Ideas

For too many of us, the holiday season has become just an excuse to buy more stuff for people who already have more than they know what to do with. Break the cycle!

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Great Holiday Gift Plant Ideas!

Great Holiday Gift Plant Ideas!

Christmas trees and holly make everything so jolly, and so do orchids, cyclamen, petite pine trees, Christmas cactus, poinsettias, and more!

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What’s on your lists?

The Christmas holiday is no doubt the biggest gift holiday around. While many can rightly argue and point out that many people’s greed and expectations of materialistic things during this holiday can damper the true meaning of Christmas, I’d like to focus on the fun things that people ask for during the holiday season. For… Continue Reading »

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Are You Ready? Last Minute, Holiday Checklist

Are You Ready? Last Minute, Holiday Checklist

Not quite ready for Christmas? Here are some last minute tips thatwill get you ready, without breaking the bank.

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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.