Did you know that the word "mistletoe" comes from two Anglo-Saxon words meaning "dung" and "twig"? Learn how and why this romantic tradition came to be committed under an unfortunately named shrub.
We know it's close to Christmas when we hear the jingling sound -- of cash registers that is. Before you make your holiday purchases, check out our list of store secrets that can make your shopping experience easier. See more »
The holidays are all about spending time with family: sharing meals, sharing moments and even sharing bedrooms in some dire cases. Who knew your holiday survival guide was in your favorite movie? Take some tips from Snoopy and Ralphie. See more »
Ho, ho, ho! Santa Claus' brief, but signature greeting brings smiles to the faces of both children and adults. But if you think about it, Santa Claus is a strange cultural institution -- an old man dressed in a red suit, who delivers presents to every home in the world in just one night. Where did ol' Father Christmas originate, and how on Earth does he get around so fast? See more »