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Tips from a dietitian: Thank yourself this holiday season

Rather than adding another point of stress to daily life, local dietitian says it's the perfect time of year to slow down and be thankful.

Tuesday - 11/26/2013, 09:13am EST

Tags: holidays, Kait Fortunato, dietitian

Live chat: Holiday cooking tips with chef Mary Beth Albright Thursday at 1 p.m.

D.C. chef Mary Beth Albright, a final contestant on Food Network Star's seventh season, will join WTOP Thursday at 1 p.m. to provide tips and answer your holiday cooking questions.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 09:14am EST

Tags: cooking, Mary Beth Albright, Christmas

Europe Meets D.C.: Christmas traditions and friendly Americans

WTOP's European interns discuss the differences in holiday traditions and friendliness in this week's edition of Europe Meets D.C.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 10:14am EST

Tags: Christmas, ZooLights, Alina Braun, American University, Christine Amdam, Europe meets D.C.

WTOP's holiday event guide 2012

Looking for something to do with family and friends this holiday season? There are tons of shows, events and exhibits for people of all ages in the D.C. area. From illuminated animals at the National Zoo, to lifesize ice sculptures, to tree lighting ceremonies, there's something for everyone.

Monday - 12/10/2012, 01:20pm EST

Tags: Christmas, National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, ZooLights

What are the best gifts for cancer patients?

It can be tough to find the perfect present, and even more so when the recipient is dealing with a serious illness. Here are some gift ideas for cancer patients.

Monday - 12/10/2012, 07:07am EST

Tags: holiday gift ideas, Christmas, cancer, paula wolfson

Holidays bring added stress in midst of divorce

Surviving the holidays is hard enough as people juggle shopping, work and family. It gets even more complicated when a married couple has filed for divorce.

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 09:48am EST

Tags: Neal Augenstein, divorce,

Lack of 'must have' toy hurts holiday retail sales

What's the hottest toy for the holidays this year? Well, there doesn't seem to be one.

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 04:27am EST

Tags: toys, business

Living in Style: What to wear this holiday season

Style for Hire's Lisa Tumbarello offers tips to make you look great and feel comfortable among your co-workers or that special someone. WTOP met Lisa at Banana Republic at Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, Md. where she showed us this year's holiday trends.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 09:01pm EST

Tags: holiday shopping, Christmas, fashion, Style for Hire, Lisa Tumbarello, paula wolfson


Salt Lake City to Washington: America's oldest 'Nutcracker' pivots east

A few weeks after its season opening, Salt Lake City's Ballet West is making a mid-season shift to the East Coast to perform 'The Nutcracker' at the Kennedy Center.

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 07:57am EST

Tags: Nutcracker, Kennedy Center, ballet, Heather Brady

Crowdfunding becomes option for holiday gift giving

This season, giving a gift that makes a difference is easier with the first-ever crowdfunded hospital gift catalogue.

Saturday - 11/17/2012, 01:07pm EST

Tags: gifts, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, Kate Ryan