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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Farmers' Almanac Healthy Living

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15 Ways To Keep Your Dog Safe, Happy, and Hydrated This Summer

The Dog Days of Summer don’t have to be miserable for your pet. Check out these “cool” and innovative ideas!

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20 Must-Read Reasons To Use Epsom Salt

20 Must-Read Reasons To Use Epsom Salt

Did you know that this common household item can help with poison ivy, acne, sunburn, and more? Check out why you should have some in your home.

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Easy Ways To Kick The Sugar Habit!

Easy Ways To Kick The Sugar Habit!

Goodbye, empty calories! Learn how a few simple changes can help you cut down on the sweet stuff, without sacrifice.

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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.