Boehner hosts lighting of Capitol Christmas tree

House Speaker John Boehner hosted the illumination of a 10,000 light-tree at the U.S. Capitol Tuesday night.

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 07:57pm EST

Decide.com predicts the best time to buy, save

Fluctuating online prices are jerking around some shoppers this holiday season, but one website is taking the guess work out of determining when to click "buy."

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 03:46am EST

The Blue Angels deliver toys to Sandy victims, kids

A special mission to deliver toys to areas hit hard by Superstorm Sandy stopped at Reagan National Airport Monday afternoon to pick up additional donations.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 09:11pm EST

VRE releases overstock tickets for sold out Santa train

VRE is offering overstock tickets for sale to its Santa Train event that was previously sold out.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 04:00pm EST

Tips for seamless holiday shipping

There are only three weekends left until Christmas and deadlines are looming for gift-givers who need to send packages to friends and family. Here are some shipping tips to help you this holiday season.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 02:16pm EST

Holiday apps track shopping lists, spending

Savvy shoppers know they can use their smartphones to comparison shop, but a series of new apps can also make the holidays a lot easier by helping users keep track of shopping lists and budgets.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 01:16pm EST

Movie theaters screen holiday classics

All month, you can check out your favorite Christmas movies at the National Theatre and the AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 06:20am EST

How to keep your Christmas tree healthy

A horticulturist and former University of Maryland professor who owns a Christmas tree farm offers advice.

Monday - 12/03/2012, 04:02am EST

Annual toy distribution effort takes an army, children

More than half of the volunteers at the Salvation Army's D.C. Angel Tree Warehouse Community Day were children Saturday. The volunteers gathered to organize toys that will be given to 14,000 children across the Capital region this holiday season.

Saturday - 12/01/2012, 04:18pm EST
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Santa and his elves are spreading holiday cheer on motorcycles

For the 26th year in a row, Santa and his elves will leave Rudolph in the North Pole and spread cheer to local children on motorcycles.

Saturday - 12/01/2012, 07:52am EST

Avoid hidden dangers when decorating for the holidays

Red and green aren't just colors for Christmas cheer. They also portray important safety information on electric decorations.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 05:20pm EST

Simple ways to stay safe installing electric holiday decorations

Red and green aren't just the colors of Christmas cheer. They also portray important safety information on electric decorations.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 12:58pm EST

Garden Plot: Grubs, greens and Christmas trees

Find out when to trim those evergreens and how to prevent grub damage, and remember these tips for a tip-top Christmas tree.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 11:00am EST
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Which retailers offer free shipping?

Some retailers now require minimum purchases for free shipping, but not all of them.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 10:41am EST

Find a Christmas tree farm

The freshest Christmas trees are the ones you cut yourself from local Christmas tree farms.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 10:35am EST

35+ boats expected for holiday parade on Potomac

Boats decorated in holiday lights will be floating down the Potomac River during the Holiday Boat Parade of Lights.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 05:55am EST

WTOP takes you behind the scenes at ZooLights

Planning the annual ZooLights holiday show is a coordinated effort designed to thrill visitors while also catering to the special needs of each animal species. Find out which creatures are intentionally kept in the dark and what the five must-see stops along the tour are.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 05:53am EST
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A luxurious shave cream fit for the gods

A Seattle food company is selling aromatic gifts of cured meat in a jar that is sure to garner the wearer love, admiration and possibly bears.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 08:07am EST

5 ways to get the most out of price matching offers

Shoppers can save extra money as retailers go head-to-head on pricing

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 05:51am EST
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