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NEW YORK -- It's that time of year again. The Thanksgiving leftovers are gone, and the December holidays beckon.
Tim McKeough, New York Times
Jeremy Spearman is a blue ribbon winner for tree decorating at the N.C. State Fair. He shares these tips for decorating your artificial tree this Christmas. • Start with big ornaments and ribbons. • Use the smaller ornaments to fill in the blank spaces. • Use bigger ornaments on the inside, especially ornaments that have glitter. • Use ribbons and push them on the inside. • Use plastic ornaments to avoid cleaning up glass. • Put more lights on the tree. • Choose a theme. • Decorate from inside out. • Put the smaller ornaments on the outside since they take up less space. • Go to Dollar Tree, Big Lots, Walmart, Micheal's or Hobby Lobby for Christmas decorations that are budget-friendly.
A woman said a neighbor enjoyed seeing them on display, then she got the idea to have a little fun with them.
The decorations were stolen early Friday morning. The homeowner said all but one of the stolen decorations were returned.
Jones, who reported the decorations stolen Friday morning, is hopeful the last decoration missing will turn up soon.
Carly Haynes, WRAL reporter
I want my kids to have something they can't buy from Amazon or the Dollar General.
Andrew Taylor-Troutman, WRAL contributor
This display, shared hundreds of times on Facebook, shows what appears to be a fully dressed man with his hands tied behind his back hanging from a tree outside a home in Coats.
Aaron Thomas, WRAL reporter
A family in Harnett County took down a Halloween decoration that many locals interpreted as an offensive display.
A Texas home decorated like a Gingerbread Fantasyland in Allen, Texas inspires joy and giving. There is a QR code in the front yard for anyone who wants to donate to help a neighbor diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer.
I have a secret. Deep down I want to decorate my house like Clark Griswold from "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation." I want my house to glow and be a winter wonderland.
Kathy Hanrahan, WRAL lifestyle editor
Are your pets scared of holiday decorations? Mikaya Thurmond's dog isn't a big fan of the holiday decorations in her home.
Mikaya Thurmond, WRAL anchor and reporter
For more than a year someone has been attaching bicycles to a utility pole in Kaysville, Utah. Now, they've upped their game for the holidays, decorating a second pole with Christmas toys.
Tar Heel Traveler Scott Mason travels to John's Gifts and Furniture in Rocky Mount, a shop that has developed quite a niche.
A lot of people love putting up Christmas decorations but hate taking them down, packing them up and storing them away. Billy Hardin, the owner of UNITS Moving and Portable Storage of Raleigh, has tips.
The polar ice caps are melting before our eyes. Artificial snow will not be de rigueur this year.
Penelope Green, New York Times
We have a few days before Halloween. Laura Kelly has some great last-minute ideas.
It's almost Halloween and this video coverage a wide range of topics, from favorite candy to where the state's biggest cities rank nationally when it comes to celebrating the holiday.
Al Francia, his wife Brandi and their daughter, Delaney, have always loved Halloween decorations. Al, an IT engineer, said the first decoration he made himself was a life-size Mike Myers.
There's a home on Padstone Drive in Apex that you can't miss this Halloween. And you won't want to.
Jessica Patrick, WRAL digital journalist