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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • Test your knowledge with this Christmas Quiz

    Test your knowledge with this Christmas Quiz
    Here's a good topic for your Christmas gathering with family and friends: What is the most annoying Christmas song ever? I'll vote for either the mawkish "Christmas Shoes" or the aggravatingly jaunty "Feliz Navidad." Others might choose "Santa Baby,"...
  • Bethlehem woman, 88, recalls Christmas traditions

    Bethlehem woman, 88, recalls Christmas traditions
    I received the Christmas reminiscence below last year from Julia Romanchak, 88, of Bethlehem. I think it's wonderful, but a series of misadventures — all my fault — kept it from being published. I wanted to run it before this holiday...
  • Taking the Kids -- and escaping the holiday craziness

    Taking the Kids -- and escaping the holiday craziness
    It is two days before Christmas and we couldn't be farther from a mall or a computer feverishly buying last-minute gifts. I'm not wrapping, cooking or hosting a crowd of out-of-town guests either. Instead, my husband and I, our 21-year-old daughter,...
  • L'Wren Scott talks details of Banana Republic collaboration

    L'Wren Scott talks details of Banana Republic collaboration
    L’Wren Scott counts First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Nicole Kidman and Madonna among the fans of her sophisticated, sharply-tailored dresses.  And now the designer is rolling her aesthetic out to the masses with the limited-edition Banana...
  • Go away with Maiara Walsh

    Go away with Maiara Walsh
    Born in Seattle, Wash., Maiara Walsh was 2 when she and her family moved to her mother's native Sao Paulo, Brazil. In her tweens, she moved back to the United States to pursue an acting career. After roles on series such as "Desperate Housewives,"...
  • Can you believe this happened 30 years ago?

    Can you believe this happened 30 years ago?
    Time sure does fly. As the holiday season quickly approaches, holiday traditions will soon resurface for another year. One staple for many people during the holidays is watching their favorite movies with their family. Films like 'Miracle on 34th...
  • Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers

    Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers
    Arguably, it's the most wonderful time of the year to take a cruise: the holiday season. Ships are decorated to the nines (so you don’t have to struggle with tangled up knots of Christmas lights), festive feasts are prepared and served (so you can...
  • Florida's resorts light up for the winter holidays

    Florida's resorts light up for the winter holidays
    Oh, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Florida resorts -- what with decorations including twinkling lights, towering trees, gingerbread houses, garlands and poinsettias, as well as holiday themed entertainment including an icy attraction,...
  • Christmas arrives early on Firehouse Lane

    On Sept. 17, the following Facebook message from Jason Reph, 28, of Bushkill Township popped up on my email. "Getting ready!" it said. For most of us, that could mean pretty much anything. But if you know Jason Reph, you understood exactly what he was...
  • Show Christ's love for all this Christmas season

    Q: A family in our apartment complex comes from a country that isn't Christian. Do you think they'd be offended if we asked them for Christmas dinner? We don't know them very well, but I can tell they're kind of lonely. -- Mrs. E.N. A: I seriously...
  • Super Saturday sales, foot traffic from Christmas shoppers plummet

    Super Saturday sales, foot traffic from Christmas shoppers plummet
    Last-minute shoppers visited fewer stores and spent less money last week than they did the week before, putting a pinch on retailers who had hoped for strong sales during the final weekend before Christmas, according to ShopperTrak. The data firm...