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Christmas

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Top Christmas Articles

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  • 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,...
  • Florida travel calendar for December

    Florida travel calendar for December
    Check out festivals and events in December across the state. Featured destination: Key West Nov. 27 - Dec. 31: Key West 'Bright' Before Christmans. Key West. Live holiday music, games for the kids, free cookies and eggnog, holiday cheer and a chance...
  • 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,...
  • Rick Santorum movie flops, representing another victory for the devil

    Rick Santorum movie flops, representing another victory for the devil
    It was only a matter of time before somebody finally would be able to make a movie that is worse than "Ishtar." Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., who is also a former candidate for president, once called Hollywood "the devil's playground." Now,...
  • Ka-chingle all the way: the 'war on Christmas' nonsense

    There's a nip in the air. Couples bundle against the cold. It must be time for the "war on Christmas." Like the changing of the weather, the war on Christmas arrives each year a few weeks before Dec. 25. Conservatives take to the airwaves to denounce...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Weekend preview: Santas and latkes gone wild

    Weekend preview: Santas and latkes gone wild
    Some folks will get in the holiday spirit this weekend at the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade and some will do it with Dave Chappelle, who once seemed as likely to do a four-show run at the Fillmore as the real, actual Santa. Chappelle does...
  • Bring on the holiday decorations in the office!

    Q: We work in the health services office of a large university with a very diverse student population. For fear of offending others, some administrators want to institute a policy that would forbid us from putting up Christmas decorations, including...
  • Weekend preview: Charismatic Santas, charming elves and ugly sweaters

    Weekend preview: Charismatic Santas, charming elves and ugly sweaters
    While there is no shortage of irreverence attached to SantaCon, the annual march of the Kringles and their cheeky elves, the most important spirits indulged in along Las Olas Boulevard on Saturday night will not be found in a glass. “Sure, it&...
  • Greg Schwem: Real men don't wrap Christmas gifts

    I chopped down the tree. I scaled the ladder, balancing precariously on one foot so those innermost, hard to reach branches would sparkle with light. I endured the physical ardors of hauling boxes of decorations from the basement, knowing full well that...