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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Giant Christmas Tree Snaps During Hoisting (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 11.14.2011 | Weird News

ATLANTA -- It's the Drought That Stole Christmas. Macy's at Atlanta's Lenox Mall must cut down a new Christmas tree after the 60-foot white pine sele...

SLIDESHOW: Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Arrives In NYC

Posted 08.06.2012 | New York

It's beginning to look a little like Christmas in New York. A 74-foot, 75-year-old Norway Spruce was cut down in Mifflintown, Pennsylvania Wednesda...

Christmas Tree For US Capitol On Way From California

AP | Posted 01.05.2012 | Religion

SONORA, Calif. -- A 65-foot white fir tree selected as the U.S. Capitol Christmas tree was cut down and removed from a picturesque setting in the Sier...

The Faithful Shopper: Christmas in October

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.28.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

I know, I know. It's not even Halloween yet, and the stores are filled with Christmas carols, holiday décor and gifts for year-end giving. I love it!

Capitol Christmas Tree Chosen From Top Secret Forest Location

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 12.04.2011 | Green

FRESNO, Calif. — Somewhere in the middle of a California forest stands a perfectly formed 65-foot white fir about to meet a glorious end as the ...

Rockefeller Tree Lighting Tonight

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Tens of thousands of people gathered in Rockefeller Center on Tuesday night to watch the lighting of the country's most famous Christ...

WATCH: CHRISTMAS ART: Artistic Inspiration To Get You In The Christmas Spirit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Sometimes all you need to get into the Christmas spirit are some inspiring holiday images. From Christmas videos- maybe you'll use one as your digita...

South Korea Christmas Tree Challenges Northern Threats (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

South Korea is bracing for a possible backlash to what some might find a fairly harmless attempt at spreading holiday cheer, after erecting a stylized...

Marijuana Christmas Tree Seized In Germany

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Perhaps they should call it a case of "Merry-Juana." A German man is now facing drug possession charges after local police discovered a six-foot-tall ...

Christmas in Portland: Occupying Afghanistan Does Not Make America Safer

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

Many terrorism experts have claimed most of the 9/11 planning took place in Hamburg and not Afghanistan; thus, it's fair to wonder why the U.S. is not conducting night raids in Germany.

WANTED: Big Christmas Tree For Daley Plaza

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago officials looking for the perfect Christmas tree to grace Daley Plaza say that time is running short – and so are the tr...

10 Tips For Making Your Stuff Last Longer

Wallet Pop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

One thing sure to bring a tear to the eye of a frugal WalletPop reader is the sight of a product put out to the curb for trash pickup that could have,...

Astoria Characters: The Garden Guys

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

2010-08-11-Screenshot20100811at11.02.34AM.jpg At the end of Hazen Street, where the cars on Astoria Boulevard whoosh by like rockets, a garden center grows.

O Christmas Tree

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

The putting up of the tree is a sweet stroll down memory lane. Every year the first ornament I hang is my "Christmas 1975" globe, which my mother bought while still pregnant with me.

A Grouch's Guide to Un-Christmas Books

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

An un-Christmas book takes place at Christmastime, but its tone, story and subject matter have nothing to do with the season. It provides perfect cover when the Noël nags accuse you of being a holiday poop.

Recycle Your Christmas Tree For Free

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Recycling a Christmas tree is as easy as taking it to the curb and having the garbage man pick it up -- free of charge -- to be composted, the Los Ang...

In the Name of Rosa Parks: Arrest of 81-Year-Old on Fast, Mourning Mountaintop Removal

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

On the anniversary of Rosa Parks' historic act of civil disobedience, an 81-year-old veteran and anti-mountaintop removal activist was arrested by law enforcement authorities.

Tree Surfer In California Slams Into Car, Injures Head

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

(Text From AP) SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. Authorities say a man in Southern California riding a Christmas tree being dragged behind an SUV slammed into a pa...

Rare Tree Stolen From Seattle Arboretum, Probably For Christmas Tree

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SEATTLE -- Whoever cut down a 7-foot conifer in the Washington Park Arboretum in Seattle got a lot more than a typical Christmas tree. It was a rare,...

Christmas: Am I Doing It Wrong?

One For The Table | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
One For The Table

Christmas is not far away and I'm beginning to think I did it wrong. Outside of my mellow sphere, there are signs that we are not waiting for a holiday, but for the end of the world as we know it.