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Wal-Mart predicts its hottest holiday gifts

It's not even July, but that's not stopping mega-retailer Wal-Mart from thinking about its Christmas sales.

Friday - 06/20/2014, 12:59pm EDT

Tags: Walmart, Advertising Age, holiday gifts

Simple, quick tips to fight holiday stress

Sunday - 12/22/2013, 08:42am EST

Tags: stress, veronica robinson

Offbeat holiday gadgets, gifts and good times

Holiday gadgets galore, fun family stuff, and out of the ordinary gizmos - all add up to an offbeat holiday season.

Friday - 12/06/2013, 08:03am EST

Tags: Neal Augenstein, gadgets,

Local races to keep the family festive and active this holiday season

The holidays are often synonymous with an abundance of food and cocktails, as parties and family gatherings kick into high gear. But there are plenty of festive walks and runs in the D.C. area that will help keep you in the spirit -- and keep you active -- during the holiday season.

Friday - 11/29/2013, 07:47am EST

Tags: Julie Sapper, Lisa Reichmann, Run Farther & Faster, running, races, Rachel Nania

Volunteer opportunities abound this holiday season

As the holiday approaches, many are thinking of giving back. There are hundreds of opportunities in the D.C. region to volunteer.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 03:06pm EST

Tags: volunteer, Washington Animal Rescue League, Miriam

Gadgets, gizmos, tech stuff to help get through Thanksgiving

The long Thanksgiving holiday weekend doesn't just include a feast. There's travel, shopping, and family. Gadgets, apps, and other tech can help distract you from all that togetherness.

Friday - 11/22/2013, 02:53am EST

Tags: Thanksgiving, tech gifts, Neal Augenstein

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo: Past and Present

On May 5, people across the United States will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with margaritas, mariachi and parades and festivals. But few know the history behind the day that so many Americans celebrate.

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 08:55am EDT

Tags: Cinco de Mayo, Mexico, celebration, history, margarita, culture, Alex Beall

D.C. restaurants serving Passover-friendly meals

The Jewish holiday of Passover began Monday and lasts eight days. While Jews avoid all things leavened, there are several local restaurants with Passover-friendly meals.

Tuesday - 03/26/2013, 08:13am EDT

Tags: Passover, judaism, DGS Delicatessen, Rosa Mexicano, TheListAreYouOnIt.com, Nycci Nellis

What do people dread the most about the holidays?

Consumer Reports surveyed 1,100 adults. See if what they dislike about the holidays is what you dislike.

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 06:30am EST

Tags: Christmas, presents, Consumer Reports

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