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Go green with your Christmas lights this year

‘Tis the season for holiday decorations. It’s comforting to see more and more retailers offering LED holiday lights, pure green holiday cheer. These little wonders are extremely energy-efficient, they save you money because your electricity bills will be considerably lowered,

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Holiday tree alternatives for small San Francisco apartments

With the holidays closing in, there’s little time to deal with Christmas decorating. Worried that there’s just no room for a holiday tree in your tiny apartment? Well, don’t be, there are plenty of inventive solutions, some creative, other just

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Alternative Christmas trees for limited space

Decorating for Christmas is a lot of fun, especially if you’re living in your first apartment (or your first place on your own). However, yet another caveat to apartment living begs the question: Where will I fit Christmas tree? You

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Top holiday destinations in Chicago

The holidays are right around the corner, and Chicago surely knows how to ring in the season with terrific festivals, cultural happenings, concerts and even bald eagle watching sessions. Here are our top suggestions for getting you in the Christmas

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What do you know about the Christmas tree?

The Christmas Tree is probably the most suggestive holiday symbol, next to Santa and his reindeers. Its history is sprinkled with great moments, did you know? The first decorated Christmas tree was in Riga, Latvia in 1510. Small candles used

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Not yo grandma’s Christmas tree – weird Christmas tree alternatives

Alternative Christmas trees spread a different sort of holiday cheer. Glass globes, mini carolers, doves, red-nosed reindeer—traditional Christmas decorations bore me to tears. They’re great by their own right but it’s always refreshing to see something that’s a tad out

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Real vs. Fake: the Christmas trees speak out

If you want to know which type of tree is best, simply ask the trees themselves. Both real and artificial trees have their benefits. At the end of the day, the best selection is a matter of preference—or which tree

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Oh, Christmas tree or no Christmas tree?

If you have a small apartment, you may have struggled with the question of whether or not you should get a Christmas tree. On one hand, a holiday tree is the ultimate way to celebrate the season and add a

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