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41 Days of Christmas

Don’t Forget The Pets On Your Holiday Shopping List

Pets are family, too, so it's not surprising that many will find something just for them under the tree this Christmas. You'll find lots of...

For Gift Ideas For Kids, Look To Their Interests

It can be hard to figure what to give a child, especially one you don't know well. You know they probably don't want clothes. But...

Some Of The Top Toys For This Holiday Season

It can be hard to tell what toys will be hot until they're already gone from store shelves. But this year, retailers' beefed-up layaway...

Cool Toys For Techie Girls And Boys

There's no shortage of awesome smart phones for the holidays. Apple adds a taller, 4-inch screen to the iPhone 5. Samsung becomes the maker...

Applying Technology And Common Sense To Holiday Shopping

Smart phones, Facebook and social media are giving holiday shoppers new ways to find the best deals. But no matter how you shop, a...

What Merchants Are Doing To Earn Your Holiday Business

Sure, you'd love to see a pile of presents under the Christmas tree. But if you don't know whether you'll have a job next...

Air Travel During The Holidays Can Be A Challenge

There was a time when flying was considered the easy way to get home for the holidays. But these days, it can be a...

The History Of Christmas Lights

For centuries, people used candles to light their homes in the dark days of winter. When they started putting up Christmas trees, they lit...

8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon’s Letter To The Editor Becomes Famous

In 1897, Virginia O'Hanlon's friends began to have their doubts about Santa Claus. She then turned to her father for advice. He suggested she write...

The Scientific Look At The Star of Bethlehem

The Three Wise Men began their travels to look for the baby Jesus, after seeing a great light shine in the night sky. But astronomers...

The Day Christ Was Born. Was It Really The 25th?

Christmas, literally meaning, "Christ's Mass," hasn't always been celebrated at the end of the year. In fact, no one knows for sure just when Jesus...

Kissing Under The Mistletoe Dates Back Centuries

The practice of greeting someone while stationed under a sprig of mistletoe is thought to date back to ancient Britain. Two hundred years before Christ's...