Topics :: Christmas

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Decking the Halls of History: The Origins of Christmas Decorations

Dec 24
The idea of hanging up decorations in the middle of winter is older than Christmas itself.

Britain's Best Christmas Markets

Nov 21
Britain's best 'all-round' Christmas market is found at the Chatsworth Estate in the Peak District, a study has revealed.

Scuba Santa Dives For Fun In Bay Area Exhibit

Scuba Santa Dives For Fun In Bay Area Exhibit

Dec 22
The California Academy of Sciences kicked off its annual Scuba Santa show Tuesday in San Francisco with about 100 children and adults who crowded around to watch jolly St. Nick dive into the coral reef exhibit.

Santa's Workshop in Suburban New York

Santa's Workshop in Suburban New York

Dec 4
The headquarters of the holiday display company American Christmas might be the next best thing to Santa's workshop.

Target Says Customers Want it to Pause the 'Christmas Creep'

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 24
Target says customers want it to pause the "Christmas creep." It says it wants to be more in tune with customers' mindset, so it plans to ease in holiday promotions this year while better recognizing Thanksgiving.

4 Tips as Shoppers Start Planning Holiday Toy Shopping

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 7
Want the holiday season's hottest toys? Or maybe you want a retro game. Whatever the goal, with some holiday toys already in stores, shoppers may want to start planning their strategy.

Brits Say Christmas is All About the Spuds

Nov 11
Forget the reindeer, the mistletoe and even the tree - Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without spuds.

Getting Merry at Krakow's Christmas Market

By Jill Gleeson | Dec 18
Is Poland on your wish list? Then leave room in your suitcase for all of the interesting finds to be discovered at Krakow's Christmas Market.

President Coolidge Honored in Annual White House Ornament

Dec 7
One of this year's biggest selling Christmas tree ornaments features the White House - with an LED light switch.

Tempest in a Coffee Cup: What's Starbucks Flap All About?

By Adam Geller | Nov 14
The brew-haha of supposed outrage that has spilled forth since the Starbucks coffee chain served up what looked, at first glance, like a seasonal throwaway is increasingly hard to figure.

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