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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Smart Living

Ask Handy Andi: Foggy Mirrors

Ask Handy Andi: Foggy Mirrors

Say goodbye to your steamy bathroom mirrors with this simple solution!

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Time for a Mid-Year Resolution Check-In!

Time for a Mid-Year Resolution Check-In!

Have your New Year’s resolutions faltered? Don’t wait another six months. Now is the time to take stock!

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Easy Steps to a Greener Home

Easy Steps to a Greener Home

Building or renovating a home? These six tips will save you green!

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Get Ready for Winter: From Deck to Roof

Get Ready for Winter: From Deck to Roof

Don’t let winter catch you unprepared! This handy guide will help you get your home ready for the worst!

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Are Fans a Good Idea?

Are Fans a Good Idea?

Are fans any cheaper to run or better for the environment than air conditioners? Find out!

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Cash or Credit?

More and more people are turning their backs on plastic in favor of a cash only lifestyle. What about you?

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Zero Waste in the Bathroom

It’s where we go to clean up and clean out. Try these tips to make less trash in the bathroom.

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Garbage Free Gardening

Garbage is a fact of life. This week we’re sharing ways to help you cut down on the amount of trash you produce. Today – reducing the amount of garbage while gardening.

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What is a Housing Co-op?

What is a Housing Co-op?

Learn what a housing cooperative is, and whether this frugal-living option is right for you!

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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.