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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Halloween

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?

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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.

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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.

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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!

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What’s Brewing For Your Halloween Forecast?

What’s Brewing For Your Halloween Forecast?

Will Halloween be ghoulish or great? We’ve got the weather forecast for your trick-or-treaters!

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Geiger Counter

Geiger Counter

In recent days I have commented on Halloween at my house. It has been a long tradition and is well known in Lewiston/ Auburn. As a result of newspaper coverage last year, Food Network Magazine carried a piece on it. I started the day, as I do all Halloweens, on 92 Moose Radio divulging the… Continue Reading »

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Today’s the Day!

Today’s the Day!

Today is the day editor Peter Geiger looks forward to all year long.

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Halloween Health and Safety Checklist

Halloween Health and Safety Checklist

Keep your little witches and werewolves safe this Halloween with these important tips!

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These Halloween Dinners Are a Real Scream!

These Halloween Dinners Are a Real Scream!

Halloween-inspired dinner ideas that are ghoulishly good!

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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.