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Stay Warm, And Full Of Churros, During The White House Tree Lighting

Posted 12.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- You may get hungry and cold as you're walking to and from the Neil Patrick Harris-hosted White House Christmas Tree lighting this week. ...

WATCH: O'Reilly Clashes With Governor Over Christmas Tree Debacle

Posted 12.01.2012 | Media

After spending a portion of his Wednesday night Fox News program arguing with an atheist leader about Christmas, Bill O'Reilly revisited the topic on ...

Neil Patrick Harris Will Help With Christmas Tradition

Posted 11.28.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Neil Patrick Harris will help light the National Christmas Tree next week. The award-winning Broadway and television actor will be the m...

PHOTOS: Capitol's Christmas Tree Arrives

AP | Posted 01.26.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol's Christmas tree has arrived. The 65-foot tree comes from the White River National Forest in Colorado. It will be...

Capitol Christmas Tree Arrives

AP | Posted 11.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A Christmas tree intended for the grounds of the U.S. Capitol is headed to Washington. The 65-foot tree is scheduled to arrive at the C...

LOOK: White House Christmas Ornaments, 1981-2012

Posted 11.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Do your Thanksgiving traditions include decorating a Christmas tree? You may want to stop by the White House Visitor Center or the histo...

Rockefeller Christmas Tree Survived Sandy

AP | Posted 01.13.2013 | New York

MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. — The Christmas tree that will dominate New York's Rockefeller Center survived the winds of Superstorm Sandy that left a path ...

Now Is the Time

Nelson Davis | Posted 03.14.2012 | Small Business
Nelson Davis

It may not seem so smart to start a business in a down economy, but I'm in the school of thought that says the time is never perfect, but action overcomes obstacles. Getting your great idea out of your head and into reality is one of life's most satisfying experiences.

Thoughts On Letting Go

Jeanine Celeste Pang | Posted 03.11.2012 | Women
Jeanine Celeste Pang

Why are we afraid to let go of something which could not be grasped in the first place?

PHOTO: Nyan Cat Wins Christmas

Posted 12.27.2011 | Comedy

Taking the Christmas tree down is always a sad time, heralding as it does the end of holiday season. But we imagine that, for this couple, taking down...

The Tiniest Christmas Tree Ever

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Photos: Christmas tree, Corbis; OPI Jade is the New Black; China Glaze Mistletoe Kisses; China Glaze 2030; Abstract Christmas tree DIY nail art, nai...

Dopey Drug Grower Decorated Cannabis Plant As Christmas Tree

Simon Crisp | Posted 12.24.2011 | Weird News

A cannabis grower who decided to decorate a 5ft pot plant as his Christmas tree, will now be spending Christmas behind bars. Kent Police say they d...

PHOTOS: When Architects Design Christmas Trees

Tom Mallory | Posted 02.17.2012 | Arts
Tom Mallory

For architects, Christmas is that special time of the year when even they can afford to stop being rational for a while and indulge into some festive ...

Cardinal Weighs In On Christmas vs. Holiday Tree 'Debate'

Posted 12.17.2011 | Chicago

Just weeks after Chicago's first-ever Jewish mayor Rahm Emanuel flipped the switch on the city's 55-foot holiday tree in Daley Plaza, Cardinal Francis...

'The Pottery Barn Christmas Catalogue Is Like Porn To Me'

Red Room | Posted 02.14.2012 | Women
Red Room

Ours was the only home on the cul de sac without Christmas lights. As far as I knew, we were the only Jews in the neighborhood.

A Very Special Christmas Tree

Dorian de Wind | Posted 02.12.2012 | Religion
Dorian de Wind

As we have done for the past 16 years, my wife and I brave the unseasonably cold Austin, Texas weather to attend a ceremony that has now become a tradition, albeit a sad one, in our lives: the Tree of Angels ceremony.

30 Years Of White House Christmas Ornaments (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If there's still a bare spot on your Christmas tree, you might want to check out the ornaments from the White House Historical Associati...

WATCH: Boehner Flips Switch On Christmas Tree Lights

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner helped turn on the lights on this year's Capitol Christmas Tree. In a Tuesday evening ceremony, the Ohio Repu...

'Holiday' Tree Sparks Christmas Controversy

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Carolers singing "O Christmas Tree" crashed Rhode Island's Statehouse tree lighting on Tuesday after Gov. Lincoln Chafee unwr...

Fantastic Christmas Trees From Around The World (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Jahnabi Barooah | Posted 12.09.2011 | Religion

Decorating a Christmas tree is one of the most celebrated holidays traditions around the world. It is claimed that the tradition of decorating an ever...

DIY Holiday

Andrew Corrie | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Andrew Corrie

With three children under four years old, I suddenly find myself knee deep in paper chain garlands and up to my head in childhood reminiscence.

Janell Ross

Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Elicits A Big Crowd And Long Waits | Janell Ross | Posted 12.04.2011 | New York

New York -- Just before 8 p.m. -- and an hour after the tree lighting ceremony at Rockefeller Center began -- Gino Palacios stood at the southeast cor...

Rockefeller Tree Lighting Ceremony 2011 (PHOTOS)

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 01.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg helped light the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree on Wednesday night, putting a spotlight on a small-town sp...

Governor Defends Statehouse 'Holiday Tree'

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The governor said Tuesday that lawmakers upset with his decision to call the blue spruce erected in the Statehouse a holiday ...

Buying A Natural Tree This Year? Read This First

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Q: I've never had a Christmas tree before but I think I will try one this year. Is there such a thing as a 'sustainably' cut Christmas tree? A: You c...