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Thursday, Dec 21, 2017

Cookies for Santa: A Breakdown of Christmas Calories

Cookies for Santa: A Breakdown of Christmas Calories

Between holiday parties, baking cookies for Santa, and office treats, the holidays can be a time for celebration through food. But do you know how many calories you are actually consuming with those holiday...

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017

Allergic to Christmas? Some Say Trees Cause Reactions

Allergic to Christmas? Some Say Trees Cause Reactions

It's being called "Christmas tree syndrome." Apparently mold in real evergreens can cause allergic reactions like coughing, wheezing and chest pains. Lolita Lopez reveals what to do about it on...

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017

Last-Minute Gift Under $50? These Will Come Before Christmas

Last-Minute Gift Under $50? These Will Come Before Christmas

These items were hand-picked by our team. NBC has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not by NBC. Christmas is near,...

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017

'Tonight': #MyDumbTradition

'Tonight': #MyDumbTradition

Jimmy Fallon reads his favorite tweets with the hashtag #MyDumbTradition.

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017

Holiday Fact Check: Is Eating Snow Ever a Good Idea?

Holiday Fact Check: Is Eating Snow Ever a Good Idea?

Are poinsettias really poisonous? Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Does feasting really put on the pounds? Sure as sugarplums, myths and misconceptions pop up every holiday season.

Thursday, Dec 21, 2017

Look Back: The Most Popular Toys of Holidays Past

Look Back: The Most Popular Toys of Holidays Past

From Cabbage Patch Kids to Hatchimals, here are 8 of the best-selling toys of holiday shopping seasons past.

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017

Carson Kressley: How to Properly React to Any Gift

Carson Kressley: How to Properly React to Any Gift

Let's face it: Gift-giving can be nerve-wracking. Will your uncle’s new life coach like this aromatherapy diffuser? What if your nephew’s step-uncle already has a theft-proof backpack? And then, there’s...

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017

25 Holiday Desserts You've Got to Try in NYC

25 Holiday Desserts You've Got to Try in NYC

From simple holiday classics to over-the-top confections, here are some of the most indulgent-worthy desserts in New York City this season.

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017

'A Whole New Family': 98-Year-Old Meets Relatives After Learning She Was Adopted

'A Whole New Family': 98-Year-Old Meets Relatives After Learning She Was Adopted

It's a family affair for 98-year-old Ellen Law since the Ontario resident met her biological family for the first time after finding out she was adopted. Law didn’t know she was adopted until she was...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017

Store Employee Surprises With Spectacular Singing Voice

Store Employee Surprises With Spectacular Singing Voice

A belting baritone is wowing crowds at a Watertown, Massachusetts, market this season and much to his employer’s surprise, the singing star was behind the store’s counter the whole time. Guilherme Assuncao...

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