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8 Easy Holiday Centerpiece Ideas

The holiday season is a great time to make any home a bit more merry and bright. Most individuals let their personalities show through their home decor, and holiday decorating is just as personal as decorating throughout the rest of the year. The main living areas of a home get the most decorating attention, with […]
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How To Throw A Last-Minute Dinner Party

Do you feel like having a party? A spur-of-the-moment desire to host friends or family is not uncommon. Though it may be ideal to give yourself a few days to plan a dinner party and assemble what’s needed to be your best host, sometimes inspiration strikes and compels people to throw last-minute dinner parties. In […]
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How To Show Your Support For Veterans

Supporting veterans is a worthy endeavor at any time of year, though such efforts tend to be more prominent in November. Veterans Day is celebrated annually on November 11 in honor of the millions of individuals across the United States who are military veterans. The day coincides with holidays such as Armistice Day and Remembrance […]
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3 Ways To Get Involved In Local Politics

Towns and cities often benefit greatly from residents’ desire to give back to their communities. Some residents may donate to their favorite charities, while others may coach youth sports teams. Involving oneself in local politics is another way individuals can strengthen their communities. Politicians may be the faces of local politics, but volunteers are often […]
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How Voters Can Prepare For Election Day

The right to vote is one of the foundations of democracy. Exercising that right is vital to creating a nation where everyone feels as though their voice has been heard. Given the significance of voting and all that the right to vote symbolizes for so many people, Election Day is an incredibly important day on […]
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A Look At The Oldest Halloween Traditions

As with many celebrations, Halloween is steeped in traditions — many of which can be traced back quite some time. Since Halloween is believed to have originated from Celtic pagan, ancient Roman and early Christian events, its traditions are varied. The following is a deep look at some old traditions associated with Halloween. Bonfires Historians […]
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Healthy Halloween Snack Options

Halloween is a magical time of year. Homes are adorned with festive fall accoutrements, including hay bails, pumpkins and mums as well as the black, purple and orange decorations that are unique to a season of ghouls and goblins. Although decorating is a large part of the fun of Halloween, the sweet treats that are […]