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Great Christmas Travel Destinations

Great Christmas Travel Destinations

As a follow up to last week’s post about taking a Christmas vacation, where would you actually travel on this holiday jaunt? The more exotic the location, the more memorable your trip will be. Here are a few ideas to inspire you to really think outside the US box for your Yuletide vacation: Dominican Republic […]

3 Christmas Travel Tips

3 Christmas Travel Tips

Are you planning to hit the road this holiday season to go see far away family or enjoy a winter resort? 42.5 million Americans are traveling for Thanksgiving this year according to AAA – with predictable results in road congestion. Christmas will be another high-volume travel period. Here are just a few tips to help […]

Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees

Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees

In case you’ve missed this bit of news amid all the Occupy Wall Street and Kim Kardashian coverage, there’s a war going on. It’s not a war on Christmas; it’s a war about Christmas trees. The infamous Christmas tree “tax” is just the tip of the iceberg. Grinches and Scrooges on both sides of the […]

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Save Money with Appropriate Regifting

Save Money with Appropriate Regifting

Many people consider regifting an enormous social faux pas during the holiday season. In fact, there’s even a song about it “Last Christmas, I gave you my heart. The very next day, you gave it away.” But there are some situations when passing on a present is OK. Here are three ways to get it […]

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The Straight Dope on Tryptophan

The Straight Dope on Tryptophan

Will eating turkey at Thanksgiving really make you sleepy? We’ve been told for years that this traditional holiday feast fowl is full of a chemical called tryptophan that acts as a sedative. This urban legend does contain a small dose of truth. According to the writers at TLC “Tryptophan helps the body produce the B-vitamin […]

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