Best Haunted Houses in Boston for Halloween Fun

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No doubt, you’ll find plenty of historic places to visit in Boston, Massachusetts, but do you know which ones are haunted? This vibrant, pre-Revolutionary city with a past holds a few secrets, and in some instances, they are downright disturbing.

In fact, all kinds of spooky things are going on. You just need to know where to look. Whether you book a haunted tour or plan a self-guided expedition, these mysterious spaces and places will enchant you. So, read on to learn more about the best haunted houses in Boston–and more!

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Gift Guide: Best Gifts for College Girls

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If you’re looking for some amazing gifts for college girls then this is the post for you. Because as the mother of two college grads (including a daughter), I know exactly what college kids do and do not want when it comes from gifts. Trust me on this. My daughter lets me know when I’ve dropped the ball and given them something that wasn’t on their gift list! So, stop guessing when it comes to either back-to-school or holiday shopping. Instead, use this list of 18 fantastic gifts for college girls to give your daughter exactly what she wants this year and every year thereafter. 

Bonus: These gifts will meet your needs as a parent and theirs!

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31 Simple Tips for Preparing a Garden for Winter Time

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Along with the cool air and brilliant fall foliage comes to the realization that it won’t be long before the harsh New England winter hits. Subzero temperatures, frost heaves, snow, or worse no snow, which translates into no water—are the conditions that await your garden. Now, you may be heading somewhere warm for the winter, but even so, you’ll want to close the season by giving your garden every advantage to survive the cold winter months. Learn how with these 31 simple tips for preparing a garden for winter time, which follow.

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Best Soups of the World You’ll Want to Try…Mmmm!

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There is such comfort in a delicious bowl of soup. From light, golden broths to rich, hearty stews, it’s no wonder soups are loved worldwide. Read on to discover the best soups of the world.

You might like to sample their goodness while traveling or make them yourself at home. Either way, it will be hard to pick a favorite.

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How to Store Dried Herbs So You Can Enjoy Them Later

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Oregano…Thai Basil…Tarragon…Do you enjoy snipping fresh herbs from your garden to make delicious recipes from around the world? Whether you’ve harvested a bumper crop, are going on vacation, or can feel Jack Frost approaching, it might surprise you how easy it is to preserve your herbs. Learn how to store dried herbs and ways to preserve your harvest so you can enjoy their flavors year round.

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