The Full Suburban: Classy decor or murder house for Halloween?

Hang on to your witch hats, everyone, because we’re midway through October, and the Ditto party train is full speed ahead until spring.

I love fall, but with its advent is ushered in a relentless eight months straight of holidays and birthdays in our family with their accompanying decorations, gifts and expectations.

I feel weary just thinking about it. First, there’s Halloween, then two birthdays less than a week later. Thanksgiving rolls around with its do-gooding and overeating, and then we celebrate our anniversary, Christmas, New Year’s and a birthday all in the span of about two weeks.

From there, it’s a steady march of almost biweekly celebrations: Valentine’s Day, birthday, St. Patrick’s Day, birthday, Easter, birthday, birthday. By the time June rolls around, I am leaping with joy on the graves of holiday decorations past relishing the coming four months with relatively little to celebrate. That sounds bad; I

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One of nation’s largest apartment owners buys three Salisbury complexes – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — One of the nation’s largest apartment owners and operators has announced the acquisition of three complexes in Salisbury.

Alexander Station, Ashton Woods and Lakewood Apartments were three of 18 communities in the Carolinas acquired as a part of a $323 million transaction by Morgan Properties, the fifth-largest apartment owner and operator in the U.S. Morgan Properties is based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, and owns more than 250 apartment complexes in 14 states.

In a news release, Morgan Properties President Johnathan Morgan indicated that the potential for population and job growth in the Carolinas was the driving force behind the acquisition.

“Despite 2020 being an unprecedented year, this acquisition shows our continued confidence in class B, value-add multifamily fundamentals, the strength of our business and talented team, and our eagerness to grow our portfolio,” Morgan said in a news release. “The Carolinas are fast-growing markets that offer

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The best kitchen deals at Target and Walmart’s big Prime Day-style sales

This story is part of Amazon Prime Day, CNET’s guide on everything you need to know and how to make sure you get the best deal.

All of you kitchen and cookware deal-hunters (and anyone hoping to get a jump on holiday shopping) may want to listen up. As is well documented, Amazon’s Prime Day
has moved from its usual home in July to Oct. 13 and 14 (that’s now!). Prime Day is popping off with big savings on some of the best kitchen gear, small kitchen appliances and quality cookware, and we’ll be bringing you all of the best deals in real-time as they roll out. Not to be outdone, Target and Walmart have jumped in on the Prime Day hoopla, launching major online sales of their own. Some of the best kitchen deals, like Keurig coffee machines, Instant Pots and Ninja blenders are already underway.

We’ve

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[PHOTOS] Uhuru leads Kenyans in national prayers at State House

President Uhuru Kenyatta led the country in marking the beginning of the National Prayer weekend at State House, Nairobi, on Saturday.

This will be the second national prayer event in the country since the virus struck the nation on March 13.

During the socially distanced event, religious leaders delivered scripture readings, offered sermons and led in thematic intercessory prayers covering thanksgiving, repentance and forgiveness, national healing and restoration, national aspirations, and leadership and family.

Citam presiding Bishop David Oginde compared Kenya to the ship Jonah in the Bible had boarded as he tried to avoid his Godsent mission.

“Kenya is a ship that is facing huge storms. We are facing a violent storm, the president has called on us to call upon our God, so He may hear us so we do not perish. Every Kenyan should call on his God,” he said.

Bishop Alfred Rotich asked everyone in

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