There's an old southern tradition of shooting mistletoe out of treetops with a .22 rifle, or even a shotgun. Forrest Altman prefers a kinder, gentler way of harvesting the parasitic evergreen plant long associated with Christmas holiday romance.
Looking for the perfect present for the coffee lover in your life? Starbucks has a great idea, if you're willing to shell out some big bucks.
House Speaker John Boehner hosted the illumination of a 10,000 light-tree at the U.S. Capitol Tuesday night.
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."
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.
VRE is offering overstock tickets for sale to its Santa Train event that was previously sold out.
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.
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.
All month, you can check out your favorite Christmas movies at the National Theatre and the AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center.
A horticulturist and former University of Maryland professor who owns a Christmas tree farm offers advice.
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.
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.
Red and green aren't just colors for Christmas cheer. They also portray important safety information on electric decorations.
Red and green aren't just the colors of Christmas cheer. They also portray important safety information on electric decorations.
Find out when to trim those evergreens and how to prevent grub damage, and remember these tips for a tip-top Christmas tree.
Some retailers now require minimum purchases for free shipping, but not all of them.
The freshest Christmas trees are the ones you cut yourself from local Christmas tree farms.
Boats decorated in holiday lights will be floating down the Potomac River during the Holiday Boat Parade of Lights.
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.