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  • New Year’s Day (Observed) Today

    Because Jan. 1, 2017 fell on a Sunday, the “official” holiday won’t be celebrated until Monday, Jan. 2. That means government offices, banks and more will be closed on Monday. Here’s what’s open and what’s closed Monday, Jan. 2: Federal, state and local offices – Closed Courts – Closed Banks – Almost all closed, check […]

  • Thanksgiving Countdown By The Food Network

      1 Month Before: Finalize Guest List If you’ve decided to host Thanksgiving this year, now is the time to finalize your guest list. Think about how many people you can accommodate at your table for a sit-down dinner or keep things more casual and invite more guests if you’re serving buffet style. There’s no […]

  • Apartment Life: Observe Columbus Day

    Some Americans celebrate the anniversary of the discovery of their country with church services and other activities. In some towns and cities, special church services, parades and large events are held. Many celebrations happen in the Italian-American community. The celebrations in New York and San Francisco are particularly noteworthy. In Hawaii Columbus Day is celebrated […]

  • Protect Yourself From IDENTITY CRIMES

    Most Common Schemes TYPES OF IDENTITY CRIMES Identity theft begins when someone takes your personally identifiable information such as your name, Social Security Number, date of birth, your mother’s maiden name, and your address to use it, without your knowledge or permission, for their personal financial gain. There are many different types of schemes identity […]

  • How to Wash a Bed Pillow and Keep It Smelling Fresh

    Unless you’re in your first year of college, we are in the habit of washing our sheets regularly. In the process of creating a healthy sleep hygiene, we often forget to clean our pillows. Most of us—even entirely responsible adults—don’t give our pillows the treatment it deserves. We have a simple three-step process from the […]

  • Best Fall Foliage Trips in the U.S.

    Now is the best time to plan a weekend trip to see Fall in all it’s glory! You don’t have to travel far to take in the phenomenon of fall foliage. All across the U.S., from New England to the Pacific Northwest, deciduous trees put on their dazzling display of color. Leaf viewing is one […]