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8 Sustainable Ways to Recycle Christmas Trees & Lights

It’s easier than you think to get recycle your fresh cut tree and old-school lights once the holidays are over.

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A Christmas Tree with a 53-Year-Old History

“All those years ago, they never could have imagined what Christmas 2020 would have in store for them—but every single one of those years, they’ve spent Christmas surrounded by love and light. And it may look a little different this time around, but that hasn’t changed.”

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These 7 LA Restaurants Go All Out for Christmas

Don’t miss the glittering, over-the-top decor (plus Christmas carolers!) at these kid-friendly eateries.

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Disney Channel & Disney Jr. Are Premiering a Holiday-Themed Line-Up

Celebrate the season with your favorite Disney characters in brand new episodes.

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The Magic of Making Memories: Spoke Holiday Writing Challenge Winners

We loved all the sweet traditions and awesome stories our Spoke Contributors shared with us.

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Kid-Friendly Christmas Podcasts to Listen with the Fam

Tired of Christmas songs? These podcasts will still keep spirits merry and bright, without all those earworms.

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There’s Still Time to Get Your Ugly On for National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

Are you ready for National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day? We can help.

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It’s Time to Start Making New Holiday Memories

“This year my daughter no longer believes in Santa. This year we have to make new memories.”

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Home Is Where Your Tree Is

I grew up in the evergreen-covered foothills of Northern California where getting a Christmas tree each year usually involved cutting a tree right from our own property. We took a jagged old handsaw and never wore gloves, returning home covered…

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The Great Christmas Tree Debate

When my husband and I married, we knew, like a lot of couples, that we’d be joining our different backgrounds, life experiences, and other marriage-like things. Obviously there would be a learning curve. But little did we know how deep…

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This Advent Calendar Will Change How You Think about the Holidays

The lead up to Christmas can be a crazy few weeks: so much to do and so little time. If we aren’t careful we can lose the magic in the rush to recreate a “perfect” family Christmas, like the kind…

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Target’s Got the Joy in Their New Holiday Campaign

Target is already decking the halls with their latest holiday campaign.

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You Can Attend Hogwarts Yule Ball in Real Life and It’s Epic

If you’ve ever dreamt of enjoying a magical feast in Hogwarts’ Great Hall, then your dreams are about to come true.

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Go Green: “Treecycling” Your Family Fir

Go green and treecycle your Christmas fir. It’s easy! Here’s how…

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A Sappy Goodbye: How to Recycle your Christmas Tree

Once the ornaments are all packed up, be sure to get that retired tree to the right place. We’ve rounded up all the Bay Area’s pick-up schedules and drop-off locations, making parting with your pine easy as pie!

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The Best Shops for Little Elves to Learn to Deck the Halls

If your home is in need of a little Christmas spirit in the shape of trinkets and tinsel, it’s time for a trip to one of these magical stores!

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Baby’s First Holiday Card: 10 Mistakes to Avoid

Don’t let your festive photo efforts turn into one big holiday photo card fail. Follow our tips.

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Sizzling Spring Styles from Old Navy

Temperatures are on the rise in Atlanta and so is the forecast for a sizzling season of style from Old Navy. Check out our picks of the hottest looks for kiddos in Hotlanta.

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6 Must-Visit Museums for Free Museum Day

Residents of Washington DC are lucky. They get to visit any Smithsonian Museum free of charge anytime. Well, on Saturday, September 29, 2012, New Yorkers can experience for themselves what that’s like when Smithsonian Magazine’s annual Museum Day offers free…

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