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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Farmers' Almanac Healthy Living

Farmers’ Almanac’s time-tested advice for natural, homemade remedies for a healthy lifestyle.

Recent Healthy Living Articles

Medicinal Mint: A Refreshing Remedy

Medicinal Mint: A Refreshing Remedy

Mint is a fantastic flavor, but did you know it’s also one of the most potent natural remedies around? Learn more!

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Plan a Family Discovery Day!

Plan a Family Discovery Day!

Looking for a family activity other than the usual movies, mall, or pizza out? Try learning something new!

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Beat the Sick at Home Blues!

Beat the Sick at Home Blues!

Stuck at home with a bad cold? Stay sane while you recuperate with some of these activities!

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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.