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Snuggle up with 5 shelfie picks to celebrate Grandparents’ Day

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Remember the Hallmark commercial that said whatever the situation, there’s a card for that? It certainly seems that way now with celebration days. Have a fondness for teddy bears? There’s a Teddy Bear Day. How about brownies? Did you know there’s a Brownie Day? How about Houseplant Appreciation Day? There’s even a Pet Rock Day! Of course, many of them are meant to be quirky and fun, while others serve to memorialize significant events. On September 7 we have National Grandparents’ Day, which I’ve always thought to be another “made-up” fun day for grandparents. A further look into it reveals that in 1978 President Jimmy Carter officially proclaimed the first Sunday in September after Labor Day as National Grandparents’ Day.…

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