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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Home and Garden

Making Baby’s Room a Family Affair

Do you have a new arrival on the way? Involve the whole family in creating the perfect place for baby!

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Orchid Care for Everyone!

Phalaenopsis, or moth orchids are popping up in every grocery store these days. Learn how to care for these beautiful blooms!

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Planning a Post-Holiday Party

Finding yourself deep in the doldrums after weeks of tinsel, turkey, and ho-ho-ho? Plan a post-holiday party!

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Deck Your After-Christmas Halls!

Just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean your home has to be drab. Brighten things up with a touch of winter-themed flair!

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Hangin’ In: Creative Ideas for Indoor Fun

Give your family some relief from cabin fever with these suggestions for indoor fun!

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No Tree? No Probem! Getting Creative at Christmas!

No room for a traditional tree? Try these creative decorating ideas!

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This Christmas, Decorate with Dough!

Dough is for more than just cookies. Learn to make festive holiday decorations right in your own oven!

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Pick the Perfect Tree!

So you’re sick of plastic trees, but you don’t know how to pick a real one? Have no fear! Just follow our expert advice!

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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.