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Do you ever feel like every time you leave the house you are packing for a week away? Sometimes the hassle of remembering everything makes the start of a fun day so much work it hardly feels worth it....
Did you know that trick-or-treating has been a tradition in the United States for almost a century? The tradition is said to have started in the 16th century in Britain and Ireland. On Halloween people would go door-to-door and...
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