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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Farmers' Almanac
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Making a House a Home

Making a House a Home

Moving? Here are some tips and ideas on ways to make the move easier and ways to make your new house feel more like home.

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Spring Cleaning Makes Way for Autumn Abandon

Spring Cleaning Makes Way for Autumn Abandon

Seven steps to a more simple and less cluttered fall holiday season.

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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.