Ho Ho Hair

Deck Your Tresses with Holiday Style

The holiday season is a nonstop photo op. Here's six ways to make sure your hair looks as festive as you feel.

12/19/2014 By Niki Fanara

Gift Guide

Valley of the Hols

Your Valley of the Dolls holiday giving guide.

12/11/2014 By Julai Whipple

Slideshow

Meet the Not-So-Ugly Christmas Sweater

Merry Christmas, ya filthy animal.

12/02/2014

Space City

Holiday Entertaining in the Subtropics

Houston’s yuletide doesn’t resemble a Thomas Kinkade painting—and that’s okay.

11/30/2014 Photography by Shannon O'Hara By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Humor

How to Wrap the Perfect Holiday Gift: a 31-Step Guide

Step 9: Google “Scotch tape delivery.”

11/30/2014 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Behind the Scenes

Meet the Santa Wrangler

With an army of two dozen santas, Bill Wiatrak is master of Yule logistics.

11/25/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Made in Houston

Cuteheads Debuts Christmas-Card-Worthy Dresses

Things that make you go "Squeeeee!"

11/12/2014 By Sarah Gabbart

'Tis the Season

Getting Swept Up in the Christmas Tornado

Fond and occasionally frantic memories of the Nutcracker Market

11/11/2014 By Natalie Harms

Survive the Season

Last Minute Gift Guide: Get Cozy

Spread the warmth with these gifts from local shops.

12/19/2013 By Tricia Gilbride

gift guide

Holiday Gift Guide: Metallics

'Tis the season to be shiny.

12/16/2013 By Tricia Gilbride

Slideshow

Holiday Gift Guide: Metallics

12/16/2013

H-Town Holiday Guide

You Need a Holiday Dress

Three unexpected places to find the perfect holiday number.

12/11/2013 By Sarah Gabbart

SURVIVE THE SEASON

Holiday Sale Roundup: Top 5

From big stores to small, we've compiled a list of five last-second sales.

12/09/2013 By Natalie Barry

Gift Guide

Handmade Gifts from Houston Boutiques

If you know where to look, unique homegrown goods abound.

12/02/2013 By Sarah Gabbart

O Tannenbaum

Building the Galleria’s Massive Christmas Tree

Houston's heftiest of holiday trees is 56 feet tall, 28 feet wide, and assembled entirely by hand.

12/01/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cocktails

Ima Nogg: Restoring Eggnog’s Reputation

Revisiting the holidays’ most misunderstood libation (plus, our eggnog recipe!)

12/01/2013 By Scott Vogel

Holiday Fare

Thanksgivingukkah Latkes

It's a once-in-a-lifetime chance to eat potato latkes with turkey gravy.

11/26/2013 By Robb Walsh

Thanksgiving To Go

Turkey Day Take-Out

Let one of Houston's favorite restaurants supply your holiday feast.

11/20/2013 By Robb Walsh