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Is it a Cold, the Flu,...
Do I have COVID, a bad cold, or the flu? It’s winter and the traditional flu season, so it’s common to be experiencing symptoms. We find ourselves in the same position....
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How to Make Fire Cider to Boost Health
Fire cider is a traditional folk recipe made with herbs stewed in apple cider vinegar. It’s a...
Take a Breath! Breathing to Relax.
Ready to de-stress? Release tension with this deep breathing technique. It really works! As with...
Reuse, Renew, and Refresh: In the Kitchen
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Where the Wild Things Are: November
November the first. You’ve unmothballed your winter sweaters and laid in a supply of hand-warmers....
The Best Uses for Baking Soda
Baking soda is amazing! This versatile substance can be used to remove stains, keep your sneakers...
Celery: Bland and Boring? Not So Fast!
Celery is one of the most underrated vegetables. Most people would never think of this humble stalk...
Sharpening the New Year's Resolution: 10x
I was given a magnifying glass for Christmas. It’s a fine brass one, with all sorts of knobs and...
Stir-Fry Recipe With Bone Broth
Here’s one of my favorite Stir-Fry recipes using bone broth. It’s good for you and good tasting!...
Surviving Winter Travel Weather!
Hello Almanac readers, Do you know what Old Farmers really do in the winter? They travel to...
Cranberries: Get ’Em While You Can
Among only a few native North American fruits cultivated commercially in the modern era,...
How to Get Rid of a Cold Sore
Cold sores can be a real pain in the… lip. Learn what causes cold sores and some natural cold sore ...
Household Uses for Winter Snow and Ice
If winter means snow where you live, here’s some good news: Snow is very useful! Just as autumn...
Stay Healthy This Winter
It’s been gray and cold outside. I feel washing down hot cocoa smothered in whipped cream, sinking...
Natural Remedies for a Cold
What can we do to help our bodies through the process of healing a cold? Here are some natural...
Which Vegetable Crops Give You the Best Bang for Your Buck?
What are the best money-saving vegetable crops? There is a wealth of fruit and vegetables that are...
Cat Age Chart: Cat Years to Human Years
How old is your cat in human years? Consult our Cat Age Chart, which converts cat years to human...
6 Handy Gardening Hacks
Here are six of our favorite gardening hacks to help you achieve more in the garden with less...
Setting Chicken Eggs by the Moon's Sign for 2021
Here are best days to set eggs by the Moon for 2021.According to tradition, this age-old practice...
How Did the Tradition of New Year's Resolutions Start?
From the Babylonians who resolved to return borrowed farm equipment to medieval knights who would...
Raising Ducks for Eggs
Ever thought about raising ducks for eggs? Why raise ducks instead of—or, in addition to—chickens?...
How to Be a Genius
2021 marks the centennial of Albert Einstein’s recognition with the Nobel Prize for Physics. So,...
How to Fold a Napkin: Easy Napkin Folding Ideas
How do you fold a napkin properly? Here are two easy ways to fold cloth napkins for your next...
Cold and Flu Prevention Tips
If you’re trying hard to avoid catching the flu and common cold, here are some common sense...
Winter’s Coming: Ideas for Staying Cozy at Home
How do you get cozy? As we move into wintertime and the nights get colder, I begin to crave...
Raising Chickens 101: How to Get Started
So, you’d like to raise your own chickens? Be sure you’re ready to commit! Here’s the first article...
How to Keep Cut Flowers Fresh
Here’s advice from flower farmers on how to keep your cut flowers fresh in a vase—and the best cut...
How to Make Cinnamon Ornaments
These homemade cinnamon ornaments are super-easy, with only three ingredients! They’re a lovely...
How to Make a Gingerbread House
This winter, we’re into the DIY projects! Making our own gingerbread house is a fun way to get into...
The Joys of Blizzards
There’s a lot to love about a good, old-fashioned blizzard. But first, let me dispense with the...
Poisonous Plants for Dogs, Cats, and Other Pets
Do you know which plants are poisonous to your dog, cat, or other pet? Keep your fuzzy friends safe...
Animal Track Identification
You don’t have to be in the jungle or deep forest to be an animal tracker. Animal footprints are...
Wearing Socks to Bed: Warm Feet, Better Sleep?
Ever heard the old advice that wearing socks can help you fall asleep? Now there is evidence that...
5 Tips for Keeping Your Chickens Safe in Winter
If you keep chickens outside in the winter, it’s important to gear up for cold weather and take...
Natural Remedies for Arthritis
If you feel pain and stiffness in your joints caused by inflammation, see our natural remedies for...
Is it a Cold, the Flu, COVID? How to Tell the Difference.
Do I have COVID, a bad cold, or the flu? It’s winter and the traditional flu season, so it’s common...
Victorian Era Etiquette and Manners
There were countless rules of social manners and etiquette during the Victorian Era (1837-1901),...
10 Ways to Save Money on Heating
Everyone wants to save on their heating bill, so here are 10 ways to cut heating costs and keep...
Natural Decorating for Christmas
Have you decked the halls? Go natural this Christmas! It’s time for nature’s green to make a...
The Month of December 2020: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
The month of December brings many holidays, feasts, and happenings!Learn all about the 12th month...
Hair Loss: Causes and Home Remedies
Have you experienced thinning hair or hair loss? Wondering why it’s happening and how to stop it?...
Winter Car Emergency Kit
Emergencies can happen to anyone. Prepare for the worst-case scenario (especially in wintertime) by...
10 Myths About the Cold Weather
Can cold weather give you a cold? Do you lose most of your body heat through your head? Is a cup of...