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How to Safely Transport a Christmas Tree

How to Safely Transport a Christmas Tree

Do you prefer the scent and environmental benefits of using a real Christmas tree over an artificial one? Then make sure you know how to safely transport that Christmas tree in your Chevy, Buick, or Cadillac SUV or truck — you can also do it with a smaller car, but if you have access to a truck or SUV, we highly recommend it. Measure your space: If you are in a new house or have never bought a live tree,…

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Celebrate Fall with a Visit to these Family-Friendly Pumpkin Patches

Celebrate Fall with a Visit to these Family-Friendly Pumpkin Patches

Fall would not be complete without a visit to a pumpkin patch. Whether you’re looking for perfect jack-o-lantern fodder or a nice plump pumpkin for piemaking, an autumnal trip to your nearest pumpkin patch makes the season what it is. If you aren’t sure where to look, check out these family-friendly pumpkin patches nearby. Honey Haven Farm is right in our backyard in Ashland, and it features a festival that runs on the weekends through Oct. 28. You and your…

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Honoring Our Forefathers: President’s Day History

Honoring Our Forefathers: President’s Day History

Each February, our nation honors the many presidents that have led our country to greatness. As we celebrate this month, brush up on your President’s Day history with these fast facts, courtesy of Bill Harris GM: We celebrate President’s Day on the third Monday of every February. President’s Day started out as a way to honor President George Washington when it was established in 1885 across the country. That meant it was always celebrated on February 22nd, which is Washington’s…

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Best Gifts for Car Lovers

Best Gifts for Car Lovers

Finding the right gift for the automotive enthusiast in your life can be a daunting task. That’s where we come in! We here at Bill Harris GM have a few recommended gifts for car lovers that will make their Christmas. Porsche 911: 50 Years If your car lover is a fan of performance, odds are they know plenty about the Porsche 911. Porsche 911: 50 years takes a closer look at the car throughout its half-century existence. As one of…

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Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Thanksgiving Travel Tips

  Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means dealing with holiday travel will become a necessity for millions of Americans. Naturally, that means a highly stressful experience, so to keep from pulling your hair out while you’re stuck in traffic, check out these quick and easy Thanksgiving travel tips from us here at Bill Harris GM. Travel Light                             More baggage means longer lines and more hassle. Avoid packing and traveling with bags if possible—instead, mail belongings to your destination…

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History of Trick or Treating Reveals Halloween’s Spooky (and Ancient) Roots

History of Trick or Treating Reveals Halloween’s Spooky (and Ancient) Roots

For adults, annual costume parties are a big hit in late October, but for children, Halloween often means just one thing: trick or treating. Most of us have memories of dressing up and getting candy on Halloween night, but how did this holiday tradition come to be? Read this short history of trick or treating to find out! Like many holiday traditions, the roots of trick or treating are ancient. The modern custom developed over thousands of years and is…

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