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New Twist On Some Old Recipes – Ayurveda Meets Italian Style!

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Do you love decadent Italian meals but wish you didn’t feel sluggish after eating them? Did you know that you can substitute Ayurvedic ingredients to improve your body’s digestion, which leaves you feeling lighter and more energetic? Certified Ayurveda Counselor, Sara Garofalo, explains how! Read on. Here at the Farmers’ Almanac, we love featuring folks

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5 Appalachian Winter Traditions You Will Love!

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Hey FA Readers! We love discovering and featuring young, talented folks who are keeping their family’s heritage alive and well! Appalachia and Appalachian traditions have always intrigued our readers, so we asked Whitney Johnson AKA “Appalachian Forager” to share some of her favorite winter activities. Whitney is a smart business woman who mixes humor and

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How To Make A Charcuterie Board Wreath

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Charcuterie boards are always popular at parties—no matter what the occasion. This holiday, get a little more creative and dazzle your guests with a festive charcuterie board wreath! Make a “charcute-wreath!” It may leave you saying “it’s too pretty to eat!” Read on for our easy how-to guide, including a video tutorial for making salami

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How To Pick A Christmas Tree — What To Look For!

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Want to pick a Christmas tree that will radiate joy through the holiday season? Buy a local tree, choose a type that suits your needs (whether it is soft needles for young kids or sturdy branches for heavy ornaments), and make sure it’s fresh! We explain all the details and offer great suggestions—even one type

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Heat Therapy: How And When To Treat Pain With Heat

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Remember when you weren’t feeling well and your mom or grandma suggested a heating pad or a warm compress? Ever wonder why? Or ask yourself when you got hurt—is it ice or it heat?  We explain the benefits of heat therapy. Why Heat Therapy   Thermotherapy (heat therapy) is often used to help ease chronic pain

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The Best Cooking Oils — 15 Kinds And Uses

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There are many different cooking oils out there, but which is truly the best? The answer depends on your needs, tastes, and the type of cooking you plan to do. Many cooking oils may be used interchangeably, but each one offers a unique taste. Learn about the different kinds and which to use as a

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The Notorious Spotted Lanternfly: How To Slow The Spread

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You have most likely seen or heard of the notorious Spotted Lanternfly that is destroying crops and fruit trees nationwide. There are a couple of simple ways that you can help slow the spread. One way is to destroy their eggs in the fall (before they hatch in May). Learn what signs to look for

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How To Make Soap And Its Bizarre History!

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Centuries ago, the human race stink, stank, and stunk. The road to personal hygiene was a long one, but thank goodness we’ve arrived! Read on to learn how to make soap—as well as its bizarre history! It’s truly scent-sational. Today, soap is a $22 billion industry worldwide and 13 billion bars are sold in the

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Why Having A Fall Bird Feeder Is Great For Birds

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A fall bird feeder with healthy, reliable food can help birds stay healthy and migrate more successfully! (Even hummingbirds!) Below are some frequently asked questions and answers. Read on and use this important information to feel confident as you offer the best nutrition for every feathered friend that flocks to your bird feeder! Do birds

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