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Five Steps for Keeping the Peace at the Holiday Dinner Table

By Justin Lavelle | Dec 17
It's all fun and games until someone loses their temper and what started as a festive gathering could end in tears, notably yours, unless you're prepared!

The Force is Strong in Texas Holiday Lights

The Force is Strong in Texas Holiday Lights

Dec 15
A San Antonio man has finished a tricked-out Christmas light display with a Star Wars theme. It features more than 15,000 lights galactic-style music.

BARchive :: How the Holidays Kept Hope Alive in the Midst of AIDS

By Michael Flanagan | Dec 17
The roots of our holiday traditions in the gay community run deep. It should come as no surprise that when the darkest days of the AIDS crisis hit, we responded in the spirit of the season.

Dan Stevens' Christmas: 'Die Hard,' Mariah Carey and 'Explosives'

Dan Stevens' Christmas: 'Die Hard,' Mariah Carey and 'Explosives'

Dec 13
"The Man Who Invented Christmas" actor Dan Stevens fills us in on his Christmas routines, including "Die Hard," Mariah Carey and sourcing British food in New York.

Viejas Casino & Resort Celebrates the Spirit of the Season with Its Annual Holiday Ice Skating Rink

Nov 16
Viejas Casino & Resort has once again transformed into a winter wonderland with the opening of its ice skating rink - the largest of its kind in Southern California.

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.

The Mistletoe Minefield :: Avoiding Political Arguments Over the Holiday Table

By Andy Smith | Dec 25
If you thought being LGBT around conservative relatives was difficult before the election, how will you deal with a post-Trump Victory Holiday table?

Giving the Gift of Financial Well-Being At the Holidays

By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Dec 3
While it's long been possible to hand out cash, buy stock or contribute to college savings plans, financial institutions and retailers are making it easier to bestow a gift with lasting value.

Avoiding Holiday Ho-Hum

By Porter Gilberg | Nov 13
Hang in there. Whether you're flying solo and are stressed about having to break bread with your racist uncle or otherwise unsupportive family, you are going to make it through the season.

After Election, Are Shoppers Ready to Think About Holidays?

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 11
The uncertainty surrounding who will be the next U.S. president is over. But with people still bitterly divided, are they ready to think about a holiday shopping season that thrives on feelings of joy and peace?

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