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5 Fun and Unusual Ways to Decorate Your Christmas Tree

Globes and angels and stars are fine, but for the folks who like to be a little more imaginative with their Christmas-tree decorations—whether from boredom or budget—we’ve come up with a list of five unusual ways to help get the creative wheels in your noggin spinning:

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Where to Buy a Christmas Tree in Tuscaloosa

One of the most popular Christmas traditions every year is heading out to find the perfect Christmas tree for you or your family. While there might be more options to choose from in Birmingham, there are plenty of places around Tuscaloosa to find a tree that you'll love

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Celebrate the Season with the 2013 West Alabama Christmas Parade

The annual West Alabama Christmas Parade is coming up Monday, December 9; this year's theme is "Candy Canes and Christmas Carols." Celebrate with this year's parade!

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‘A Christmas Story’ Pole-Licking Scene Performed on N.Y. Subway [VIDEO]

You know the movie 'A Christmas Story,' right? ("You'll shoot your eye out!") Well, the street-theater group Improv Everywhere decided to re-create the scene where Ralphie and Schwartz watch as Flick gets his tongue stuck on a flagpole—except they didn't do it on a playground, they did it on a New York City subway.

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The Economics of Christmas — How Much Americans Spend on Presents, Cards, Travel and More

Christmas means toys, food, holiday cards, laughter, singing, family squabbles and lot of sweets stuffed inside your belly. The festive season also means a ton of money will be spent on those near and dear to us—and with so many sales going on, maybe just a bit on yourself as well.

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Elf on The Shelf returns for Christmas 2013

Last December 3rd, I talked about "The Elf of the Shelf" making his debut in our home. Tonight, Chocolate Chip (as named by our 4 year old - 3 at the time) will be back for Christmas 2013.

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Thanksgiving Dinner Is The Same As 9 Large Orders of Fries

Experts say 'portion control' is the key to avoiding weight gain during the holidays, which they also claim, most people never lose afterwards.

With that in mind, controlling portions might be a little difficult if, as Time M

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5 Busted Myths About the Pilgrims — They Ate Venison Not Turkey, and More

Thanksgiving is on record as being America’s second-favorite holiday (Christmas wins first prize, of course), so it makes sense that Thanksgiving lore is a part of our shared cultural history and something we start learning early in our lives. But it turns out a lot of what we think we know about Turkey Day is wrong.

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Campbell’s Green Bean Casserole – A Thanksgiving Staple

I wasn't introduced to green bean casserole until about 7 years ago. My mother-n-law made it one Sunday after church. Now it's one of my favorite dishes. Yesterday on Madison and Shepherd, one of our 'Darn Near Impossible' trivia questions was "When was Campbell's Soup Company's Green Bean Casserole "invented".

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What Alabama Fans Should Be Thankful For

Thanksgiving is finally here, and soon we all can begin eating turkey until we burst. To Alabamians, Thanksgiving is always followed by the Iron Bowl. So, naturally, we all should be thankful to have great families and friends to spend Saturday with, even though the family room will be divided with Bama fans sitting on one side and Auburn fans on the other

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