Somehow, the fruitcake became exclusively associated with the Christmas season. When and how did this happen? Your guess is as good as mine. more

Nov 28, 2017 3:24 PM Engage

How did Thanksgiving come about? When did it become an official holiday? How have the traditions surrounding this holiday evolved? And why does the President "pardon" a turkey every year? more

Nov 10, 2017 2:39 PM Engage

This healthy custard pie recipe combines the flavors of gingerbread and eggnog into a festive holiday dessert. more

Nov 7, 2017 10:35 AM Engage

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When you plan ahead and keep your expectations reasonable, the season can unfold at an even and enjoyable pace, making room for new and happy memories. more

Nov 6, 2017 10:30 AM Inform

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Baby, it’s cold outside! When you're drunk, you feel nice and warm. However, it's best to leave your "beer jacket" at home and put on a real coat when you step into the tundra after a holiday party. It just might save your life. more

Nov 19, 2016 3:47 PM Inform

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Are you throwing a NYE party but don’t have a lot of cash? With a little planning and creativity, you can throw an awesome, yet inexpensive, bash to ring in the New Year! Follow these 10 frugal tips and start counting down to 2017! more

Nov 18, 2016 8:05 PM Engage


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While it is by no means required, coming out can be an important stepping stone in the life of a member of the queer community. Many adults want to come out to their families in person but often only see them on holiday occasions. more

Nov 15, 2016 8:00 AM Connect

It’s time to deck the halls with boughs of holly! Follow my Top 10 "Just-the-Tips” for holiday decorating and you’ll be sure to drink the spirit—I mean, get in the holiday spirit with style and grace! more

Nov 12, 2016 5:45 PM Engage

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With the shorter days, less sunshine and the temperatures dropping, it can be hard to stay positive during the winter months. This is especially true for bisexuals who are more likely to suffer from mental disorders—like depression—compared to gays. more

Nov 11, 2016 9:25 AM Connect


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Ah, the holidays. Family, friends, eggnog and… gay-themed movies! Find a snuggle bunny or have some friends over and check out these top 12 LGBTQ-themed holiday movies. more

Nov 11, 2016 8:46 AM

Children Snowball Fights

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From countless hours and sleepless nights of research, here are the three most important tips for transforming a blanket of heavenly, white snow into a frozen arsenal of gravity-defying orbs that deliver icy justice to your arctic adversaries. more

Nov 10, 2016 1:02 PM Engage

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Our Publisher & Editor-in-Chief wishes everyone a safe, festive and happy holiday season. more

Nov 9, 2016 1:35 PM Inform

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Thanksgiving is full of fun, family and traditions. However, this time-honored American holiday is getting a facelift with new traditions, new foods and more ways to celebrate! more

Nov 8, 2016 7:25 PM Connect

Hanukkah Menorah

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Hanukkah is an eight-day Jewish celebration that begins on the 25th of Kislev on the Hebrew Calendar. From dreidels to menorahs, it is a beautiful celebration of culture, religion and tradition. more

Nov 8, 2016 4:20 PM Engage

Delegate Sam Rasoul

Delegate Sam Rasoul

Delegate Sam Rasoul rings in the holiday season with a message of peace, love and joy that transcends all religions. His words truly embody the spirit of the season! more

Nov 7, 2016 2:20 PM Inform

The holiday season offers Virginians and tourists wonderful ways to celebrate the season! We’ve put together a list of 12 wonderful holiday events going on across Virginia. more

Nov 7, 2016 10:10 AM Engage

Halloween Pumpkins

Halloween is a magical, mystical celebration of life, death and superstition. While the modern holiday brings to mind candy, costumes and parties, the origins of Halloween actually date back over 2,000 years! more

Sep 1, 2016 11:45 AM Engage

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