Six Ideas for Special Father’s Day Gifts

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Dads are notoriously difficult to shop for. If you ask him what he wants for Father’s Day, you might get either a dad joke as an answer, or something along the lines of “I don’t need anything.” Even if it’s true that he doesn’t exactly need more things, there are still plenty of gift-giving opportunities to show Dad how special he is and how much he means to you.

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Five Interesting Facts You Might Not Know About Memorial Day

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Most of us consider Memorial Day as a day to remember the sacrifices of those who gave their lives in the service of the United States. Not to mention a fun three-day weekend of memorial day traditions, the unofficial start of summer, and typically a good time to snag a sale on a new mattress!

But did you know that the history of Memorial Day developed over the span of more than 100 years and includes international traditions as well? Here are five facts about Memorial Day that may surprise you.

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Best Gifts for Mom on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is right around the corner (May 8), and we all know a mom, grandma, aunt, sister or friend who deserves to be celebrated! Flowers, a beautiful card, or Sunday brunch are all great ways to show the moms in your life that they are amazing and loved. (Tip: shopping early for a Mother’s Day card ensures you’ll find one that has exactly the right message to fit her personality.)

But what about other gift ideas? As it turns out, what moms want most for Mother’s Day depends on the age of their children. Those with small children often want a break from the usual “mom duties,” while mothers with busy older kids like nothing more than quality time spent with their family. And certainly everyone loves a token of appreciation! Here are six gift ideas to make this Mother’s Day shine.

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7 Fun Easter Traditions and Interesting Facts

Easter is a special holiday that is celebrated around the world. Many followers of the Christian faith spend time with friends and family, attend church services, and incorporate special Easter traditions throughout their day. No matter how you and your family usually spend the holiday, there are so many traditions and facts that make Easter the special day that it is so let’s dive in to just 7 (of so so many!) and who knows, you may be adding a new food or event to your day, or you might be able to share some new knowledge or history at Easter brunch or the Easter dinner table with the whole family!

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Unique Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Everyone

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Do you struggle to come up with the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? Sometimes thinking of creative ideas is the hardest part, which is why a lot of us wait until the last moment. To provide some help, we pulled together a list of gift ideas focused on different ways people express and receive love.

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How To Display Your Christmas Cards

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As Christmas draws near, you’ll likely begin to receive more and more Christmas cards from your friends and family. While receiving holiday cards from loved ones is one of the highlights of the season, the question remains—what should you do with your cards once you’ve received them and read the message inside? Of course, you could stuff them in a desk drawer or throw them out, but it’s much more fun to work them into your holiday decor. With these tips and craft projects below, you can create a fun, festive display that will last you this holiday season and beyond!

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The Etiquette of Keeping in Touch

In today’s digital world keeping in touch is easier than ever before. From texting to FaceTime to commenting on a loved one’s social media post, we can keep those dearest to us only a click away. While these communication methods may be the easiest, there is still something special about selecting a particular greeting card and communicating through a loving, handwritten note.

Greeting cards are a thoughtful and timeless way to keep in touch with family and friends. From birthdays and holidays to retirements and ongoing correspondences, this article will explore the etiquette of keeping in touch.

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When Should You Mail Your Christmas Cards?


 When deciding when to mail Christmas cards, timeliness is everything. The hectic nature of the busy holiday season, tends to slow down mail delivery. So to be safe, you should mail your Christmas cards at least two weeks before December 25. To be even safer, mail them on December 1. A bonus to sending your cards this early is it allows friends and loved ones to enjoy displaying your cards earlier in the holiday season!

If you’re having cards made, you’ll want the finished cards in hand before December 1. That way, all you need to do is sign the cards, address the envelopes, add a stamp, and drop your cards into the nearest mailbox. Merry Christmas!

The History of Fall Holidays

There is certainly no shortage of Fall holidays in the United States. For this article, we will focus on the history of Halloween and Thanksgiving. Fall is a magical time of year, and these two holidays never fail to bring friends and family together to celebrate and simply enjoy one another. 

Let’s jump right in and explore the origins of these wonderful holidays.

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