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100 Things to Do with Kids in Chicago

Some would say it’s the best city in the world and we agree, with only a slight bias. Let us present our irrefutable evidence for why you should give Chicago big-big love.

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17 Cool Cabins Perfect for Summer

Wrap up summer at one of these cabin getaways where you can unplug and unwind.

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52 Corny Dad Jokes That Are Actually (Pretty) Funny

These ones will definitely keep your kids laughing even while rolling their eyes.

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Holiday Magic: Christmas Traditions to Start with Your Baby

New baby? New family traditions! Try these tips to make your Christmas even more merry and bright.

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Timber: 8 Christmas Tree Farms Near Atlanta

Fir real, y’all. Picking your own Christmas tree is a must-do holiday tradition.

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Timber Time: Christmas Tree Farms to Spruce Up Your Holiday

‘Tis tree season, friends! Here’s where to chop-chop your own tree, pick a pre-cut or even have one delivered.

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Oh Christmas Tree! 9 Places to Cut-Your-Own Tree This Season

Get a jump on the holiday season at these u-pick Christmas tree farms just a short drive from DC.

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Oh Christmas Tree! 10 Places to Cut Down Your Tree This Season

Deck the halls and your holiday season with a fresh cut Christmas tree from one of these farms.

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Deck the Halls at These Fresh U-Cut Tree Farms Now

Sip hot cocoa, roast a few marshmallows and find a selection of farm-fresh firs to take home this Christmas.

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Chop Chop! These U-Cut Tree Farms Are Ready to Welcome You This Year

If DIY is your holiday style, then we have the Christmas tree farms for you—from Sebastopol to Santa Cruz to the East Bay.

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Magical Santa Train Rides to Book NOW (Before They Sell Out)

You can’t cancel Santa. The Big Guy is coming to town by train!

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The Best U-Cut Tree Farms & Lots Near Los Angeles

Pining for the perfect tree? Here’s where to go to find it. Chop, chop!

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Chop Shop: Where to Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Near NYC

No, it’s not the same as buying one on the corner. (In a good way.) Head to these fields of green for DIY cheer!

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From U-Cut Farms to Lots: Where to Buy Your Christmas Tree in Orlando

Get your house smelling like Christmas after a visit to one of these Orlando spots!

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Enchanting Christmas Train Rides to Book Now!

Get on the right track to an amazing holiday season with these magical Christmas train rides.

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21 Family Photo Ideas You Can Totally Pull Off

Think outside the box with these adorable and kooky ideas.

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You Really Can Have a Successful Holiday with Teens: Here’s How

The holidays are different with older kids and teens but they don’t have to be any less fulfilling for you as a parent. Here’s how to enjoy every moment you get to spend together all while dialing down your expectations.

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30 Ways to Strengthen Your Family Bond Over the Holiday Season

The last month of the year is upon us, and December is the perfect time for fun family activities

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It’s Not Christmas without a Tree…or Fondue

“The decorating of our tree was a special event, an occasion my sister and I looked forward to every year. A small, but simultaneously monumental affair, it involved our considerable stash of ornaments, and fondue for six—served, in the living room, tree side with logs blazing in the fireplace. This was the 70s after all.”

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These Moms Rock the Christmas Tree Biz—Here Are Their Stories

We recently spoke with three tree farmers, who also happen to be moms, to hear about their past-time growing and selling trees.

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Why We Keep It Real at Christmas

Remember the last time your nose made you time travel? When you caught a whiff of a scent and were transported instantly to a moment from your past? This happens to me every time I somehow detect the fragrance of …

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I’ll Always Want a Real Christmas Tree—Here’s Why

 

It all started when I was 10-years old. My parents gathered my brother, sister and I into the family van and we drove to the only farm in our Southern California town: a Christmas tree farm.
It was love…

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How to Keep Your Evergreen Wreath Ever Green

Keep your holiday wreath and decor fresher a little longer with these tips and tricks.

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All Aboard! Where to Ride Steam Trains

If tracks, whistles and shiny engines get your little conductor’s boiler bubbling, we’ve rounded up a handful of places where you can ride the rails aboard a historic steam train.

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18 Signs You’re an Eastside Mom

Are you a certified Eastside mom? We have 18 sure-fire signs, from luxury SUVs to back roads that bypass rush hour traffic.

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Hop Aboard a Train Ride with Santa

Santa must be a hobo at heart, because he can be found riding the rails around town. All aboard for a Christmas adventure!

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Christmas Tree Farms in Seattle

The Thanksgiving weekend whirlwind has come and gone and now it’s time to get ready for Christmas!  Drag out those boxes of decorations and bins of ornaments and get ready to decorate your perfect family tree.  Whether your clan likes…

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Easy Ways to Go Green This Holiday Season

Dreaming of a green Christmas, but not sure where to start? Here are a few ideas for making the holidays a little more environmentally friendly.
You can easily save electricity by replacing those old lights with LEDs, and remembering to…

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Santa’s Tree Farm in Half Moon Bay

Have you put off picking up your tree? If cut-your-own Christmas tree farms bring visions of the Grizwolds’ misadventures, reign in your imagination! This is California, people. And finding the perfect tree can be a magical family trip, even sans…

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Best Christmas Trees in the Bay Area

No one wants to celebrate the holidays at the environment’s expense, and now it seems the debate between real vs. fake trees is finally over. Real trees get the prize – they’re renewable, smell good, don’t release tons of chemicals,…

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Tips for a Green Christmas

Happier Holidays for the Earth
You may be dreaming of a white Christmas, but when it comes to a holiday so full of buying, wrapping, decorating and yes, waste, let’s take a minute to think Green. This doesn’t have to…

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