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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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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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Managing Grief At The Holidays

Managing Grief At The Holidays

The loss of a loved one can seem overwhelming during the holidays. Read about some ways families can channel their grief and honor the memory of those who have passed.

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Breathe Easier This Holiday Season

Breathe Easier This Holiday Season

Many artificial fragrances popular this time of year may irritate and provoke an attack in those with chronic asthma or allergies. Learn how you can manage your symptoms naturally!

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Thanksgiving Kitchen Safety Tips

Thanksgiving Kitchen Safety Tips

Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for cooking fires and kitchen equipment accidents. These tips will ensure your holiday is a safe and happy one.

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Too Much Merrymaking? Time for a Post-Holiday Detox!

Too Much Merrymaking? Time for a Post-Holiday Detox!

If you indulged too much this holiday season, restore yourself with these healthy habits.

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Deck Your After-Christmas Halls!

Deck Your After-Christmas Halls!

Just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean your home has to be drab. Brighten things up with a touch of winter-themed flair!

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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.