It can be hard to keep up the holiday spirit while out doing last-minute holiday shopping. For many, the holidays can mean a lot of stress.
Procrastination isn't always a bad idea when it comes to Christmas shopping, in fact, it can save you some money and sanity.
Christmas tree or menorah? How about both. Many families are facing that exact "December Dilemma."
Nearly half of Washington area residents say they're doing more online shopping at home because they want to avoid the region's traffic headaches, according to a new WTOP Beltway Poll.
According to a new WTOP Beltway Poll, the holiday spirit is alive and well in our area.
But while visiting the offices of the Frederick County Government building this week, I ran into a little-known holiday treat: The Christmas Pickle.
Rich foods, glass baubles and tinsel, and exotic holiday greens capture the attention of cats and dogs, but all can pose a serious threat to their well-being.
People put too much pressure on themselves when starting the New Year.
It happens every season, parents put their baby on Santa's lap for that cherished holiday card and it goes terribly wrong.
Cut Christmas tree in the house? Check that water reservoir every day and make sure it stays filled.
Think poinsettia plants are passe? Had enough holly at the holidays? Try tomatoes.
The holiday season is here, and so is the annual increase in crime. This year, however, the problem is compounded by the tough economic times.
If you're flying for the holidays, the last thing you want is to end up arriving at your destination sick.
If you're having a tough time finding the right holiday gift for the hard-to-please people on your list, the WTOP Gift Guide will help you get your shopping done.
It's supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, but a new toy that lights up a child's eyes, might not have the same effect on his ears. WTOP bought some of the noisiest toys on the market. Hear how loud they are before you buy them.
The coolest toys don't have to cost a lot of money. In fact, some of the most basic household items have been known to inspire the most creative playtime for kids.
WTOP's Garden Guru Mike McGrath spells out the differences in the types of Christmas trees that are out there.
Of all the expenses racked up during the holiday season, the holiday party is not one that needs to cost a fortune.
The deadlines for placing orders online and having them arrive on time with standard shipping costs are fast approaching.
While looking for toys to get your kid this holiday season, you can go high-tech or low-tech and still have plenty of options.