Old Tips on Housekeeping


Messy Desk

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

““Never have any particular place for anything in your house; and then you may rest assured, that nothing will ever be out of place; and that is a great comfort in a family.”


1973 Old Farmer's Almanac, Social Etiquette in the Good (?) Old Days

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