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Why is Thanksgiving Always On a Thursday?

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Everyone knows the 3T’s of Thanksgiving — turkey, tradition, and… Thursday? Have you ever wondered why we celebrate Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of November instead of having a specific date? There’s a good reason behind that and if you want to know why Thanksgiving is always on a Thursday, keep reading! History of Thanksgiving …

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Everything You Need to Hang and Secure Your Outdoor Christmas Décor

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“Oh, the weather outside is frightful…” The holiday season is here and while the colder winter months often bring us a beautiful winter wonderland, this time of year can also include some wild weather. From heavy snowfall to strong winter winds, your Christmas decorations are going to have to stand up to the elements if …

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The Best Firewood Moisture Meter You Can Buy in 2021

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The moisture meter is a crucial tool when it comes to monitoring the dampness levels in firewood. Wet firewood is harder to burn, creates more smoke and sparks, and is generally not suitable for heating your home. Moisture content in wood is one of the single most important factors in determining whether firewood is ready …

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Thanksgiving Turkey: Deep Fried vs Oven Roasted

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Around this time of the year, turkey sales take off. All these family holidays call for some delicious holiday meals. While your family may be debating whether to have turkey or ham, there’s another debate to be had once everyone agrees on having turkey. The debate is this; deep-fried vs oven-roasted turkey, which is best? …

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