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Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Farms in the D.C./Baltimore Area

Plastic Christmas trees are very popular these days. Failing that, many people get their spruce from a tree lot run by the local Boy Scouts or fire company. But some still prefer the old fashioned method of heading to a tree farm with a hacksaw and cutting their tree down themselves.

11/21/2014

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Your Holiday Guide to New York City

Refer to this holiday travel guide for what to see and do in New York City over the holidays.

11/21/2014

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Consumer Group Lists ’10 Worst Toys’ for Kids

A light-up bow whose arrows are advertised as flying up to 145 feet and the “Catapencil” — a pencil with a miniature slingshot-style launcher on its end — are on an annual list of unsafe toys released Wednesday by a Massachusetts-based consumer watchdog group.

11/20/2014

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A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years’

How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?

11/10/2014

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Package Deal: USPS to Start 7-Day a Week Delivery for the Holidays

Many of us haven’t begun to complete our holiday shopping lists, but the United States Postal Service is already gearing up for another big holiday season.

11/06/2014

The 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree is seen at the West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree Cut in Minnesota

This year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas tree is coming from north central Minnesota.

10/27/2014

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Target Offers Free Shipping On All Items For the Holidays

Target Corp. is offering for the first time free holiday shipping on all items, including even $6 lipsticks, as the discounter throws itself in the ring to compete better with the likes of Amazon.

10/22/2014

Lighting ceremony of the National Christmas Tree during a ceremony at the Ellipse December 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

National Christmas Tree Lighting Date Set

Christmas is a mere two months away, and the deadline to apply for the lottery to attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is quickly approaching.

10/08/2014

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Obama Gift Mistakenly Find Its Way to Wrong Home

A book of personal White House family photos was mistakenly sent to a suburban Chicago woman, who says she’s making sure the Christmas gift finds its way to the rightful recipient.

01/02/2014

Israeli and Christian leaders reacted negatively to the comments in which he suggested that Israel is responsible for Christian exile from the Holy Land, saying Bethlehem is “under occupation,” the Times of Israel reports. (Photo credit should read MUSA AL-SHAER/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel Responds To Abbas Comment That Jesus Was ‘Palestinian Messenger’

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas labeled Jesus Christ a “Palestinian messenger” in a Christmas greeting issued earlier this week.

12/26/2013

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