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Photo: Pexels (Shutterstock) Daylight Saving Time officially ends this weekend, in the early morning hours of Sunday, Nov. 7. Clocks will be rolled back an hour, which means, for next new months, the sun will be rising earlier in the morning and start setting around the time you’re likely headed home from the office, if not before. Assuming you are going into an office again. Yes, this is the second time we’ve rolled clocks back during a pandemic, though at least this year, the usual argument for ending Daylight Saving Time during the winter months— we don’t like kids heading off to school in the dark —feels a lot more relevant than it did in 2020, when more than half of kids were still learning remotely. Still, we’ve got those long dark evenings to look forward too. Sigh. Daylight Saving Time is ending, and you can say goodbye to the sun until March 2022. But while you definitely want to make sure to set those clocks back before you head to bed on Saturday, Daylight Saving Time is also a good time to remind yourself to do a handful of other maintenance jobs around your home. While you’re going around manually changing your clocks, take care of a few other essential tasks you may have been putting off. Put fresh batteries in your smoke alarms You know how your smoke alarm always ends up running out of battery in the middle of the night? (Usually during a night when […]