Commercialized American Holidays?

Answer In years past, holidays were days that friends and family came together to commemorate religious or secular events, both joyous and sorrowful. In America, many believe these holidays become more an... Read More »

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Which Holidays Are School Holidays in New York?

New York City's school calendar applies to educational facilities in all five boroughs. The Department of Education notes that the 2010 to 2011 calendar meets the state requirement for a minimum 18... Read More »

How to Tip During Holidays?

It may seem like your holiday gift giving list gets longer and longer every year. There is no need to continue adding to it. Some people on that list may be more deserving of a cash tip rather than... Read More »

How to Enjoy the Holidays?

Sometimes, holidays can seem worse than workdays. The stereotypically embedded idea of a perfect, happy holiday, be it Christmas, Thanksgiving, or even a birthday, pressures us. Often, people becom... Read More »

How to Dress for the Holidays?

'Tis the season for parties, pictures and parades. Here's how to show your jingle bell jolliness without looking like a Christmas catastrophe...