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The first celebration to honor veterans, originally called Armistice Day, was held one year after the official end of World War I. The name of this holiday designed to honor all United States veterans was changed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954. From 1971 until 1975, the holiday was held on the fourth Monday of October, but President Gerald Ford returned the date to November 11 in 1975. Here are some ways that you may want to honor the military on Veterans Day. Help Decorate a Cemetery There are many veterans buried in the approximately 10,500 cemeteries in the…

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Many things can go wrong during the gift-giving season. It’s important to consider returns with every purchase you make. Follow the tips below and make holiday returns less of a hassle. Always Ask For a Gift Receipt Most retailers readily offer gift receipts if you simply ask before the transaction is completed. While you can keep this for yourself, you can also give it to someone along with their gift. During the holidays, the more receipts the better. Read Through the Receipt Receipts are packed full of important information about returns that will help make the process easier if you…

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Do you have travel plans this holiday season? If you’re taking a long road trip or jetting off to another part of the country, you might not be able to bring your pet with you. Boarding your furry friend while you’re away will give you peace of mind during your holiday travels and your pet might even enjoy it too. Ensure that your pet’s stay is comfortable and stress-free with these helpful tips. Research the Boarding Facilities in Your Area Before you decide which boarding facility to entrust with your pet, do your research. Look at all the options in…

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There is nothing better than spending the day with dear old dad on Father’s Day. For those who don’t live close enough to gather for the occasion, it can leave a big empty hole in your dad’s heart. Family time is precious, and that is why you need to make sure you make an effort to make this day special. Giving and receiving love doesn’t cost a thing. Regardless of your budget, you don’t have to go broke to show the most important man in your life how much you care. Invite your siblings and their kids, it’s going to…

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Father’s Day is important, as the men in our family deserve the same appreciation we give to the women, but it’s not unusual to draw a blank when thinking about what gift would suit your father best. With all the products marketed towards women, mothers may be easy to shop for but gifts for the men in our lives tend to require a little more creativity. We have you covered with some unique gift ideas that are easy to plan for and that are kind to your bank account. Plan a Nice Meal Sometimes, all our fathers want is some…

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Mother’s Day is a time to show your mom an extra bit of appreciation for all she has done to raise and support you. While you should probably show your love all year, a nice gift or special treat is always a welcome addition. Spending a ton of money may not be an option in your budget, but you can find some really nice gifts for under $20 when you take some time to put the effort in. Here are ten great ideas to think about: 1. Potted Plants Potted plants bring joy and greenery into the Spring season. Some…

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