Animal tracks, frozen pipes, best fruitcake ever

Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, December 18, 2018


Now see stern Winter nearer draw,
Sol's feeble rays refuse to thaw

–William Cole (1919–2000)

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
352nd day of the year

Brad Pitt (actor) was born on this day in 1963.
Zsa Zsa Gabor (actress and socialite) died on this day in 2016.

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Animal Tracks (Pictures)

Animal Track Identification
Animal tracks and footprints can tell you what animals are roaming around your backyard or eating your garden vegetables. See our animal track pictures to learn how to identify animal tracks and track animals!


If Your Dog Eats Grass (Do This Every Day)

According to Dr. Gary Richter, one of the top veterinarians in the world, many dogs are at risk of serious health issues… but their owners may be missing the warning signs. Dr. Richter shares a trick—which anybody can do—while trying to improve his own dog’s health.
Prevent Frozen Pipes

Preventing Frozen Pipes (and What To Do If They Freeze)
Frozen pipes are one of the most distressing problems a homeowner can encounter. Here’s how to prevent pipes from freezing and how to thaw frozen pipes.
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Gardening Calendar

Our perennial best-seller for over 40 years! Features original, full-color illustrations.
Will You Have a White Christmas?

Dreaming of a White Christmas? | 2018 Christmas Forecast
For many folks, waking up to a blanket of fresh snow on Christmas morning is what truly makes for a picture-perfect holiday. Should you expect a white Christmas this year? Find out in our Christmas weather forecast!
The 2019 Old Farmer's Almanac Weather Watcher's Calendar

For those who like to keep an eye on the sky! Dramatic images of fantastic weather phenomena. 
Substitutions for Baking Pans

Substitutions for Baking Pan Sizes
In the midst of cooking but don’t have the right baking pan size? You can substitute one size for another, keeping in mind that when you change the pan size, you must sometimes change the cooking time.

Want to enjoy the beautiful Moon year-round? Check out our 2019 Moon Wall Calendar that is loaded with amazing lunar lore, facts, and photos!   
Best Fruitcake Ever

Best Fruitcake Ever

A modern twist on the traditional holiday confection, this Fruitcake recipe uses a mixture of dried fruit instead of the standard candied and glacéed fruit.

The Gift of Gardening

The Gift of Gardening is a lovely illustrated book filled with inspirational quotes and interesting facts harvested from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. It is perfect for the garden enthusiast.