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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Farmers' Almanac
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Get Organized Today!

Get Organized Today!

Every part of your life can benefit from creating a system of order, saving you time and money. Start today!

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Bartering For Goods And Services To Save Money? Yes!

Bartering For Goods And Services To Save Money? Yes!

Throughout history, people traded goods and services for other goods and services. Put your skills to work to barter for what you need!

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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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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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Inexpensive Winterizing Tips!

Inexpensive Winterizing Tips!

Save money this winter with these easy, inexpensive tips!

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Kitchen Wisdom: Waste Not, Want Not!

Kitchen Wisdom: Waste Not, Want Not!

The easiest way to save money on food is not to waste the food you have. Get our expert tips on preserving food in your kitchen!

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Planning the Perfect Home Wedding!

Planning the Perfect Home Wedding!

Want to say “I do” without thinking “I can’t” – finance-wise, that is? Consider a home wedding. Get our expert tips!

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Bulk Up on Savings!

Bulk Up on Savings!

Buying in bulk can save you a lot of money at the grocery counter, but only if you do it right! Get our insider tips for frugal shopping!

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Six Budget-Friendly Home Renovation Tips!

Six Budget-Friendly Home Renovation Tips!

Six sensible strategies for getting the most bang for your home improvement buck!

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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.