Christmas

From unique, affordable gift ideas to delicious holiday recipes, your Christmas planning starts here.

24 Party Foods from the Supermarket That Famous Cooks Swear By
24 Party Foods from the Supermarket That Famous Cooks Swear By

Can, carton, bottle, jar: stock these star-chef staples. >>

Simple Kids Crafts That Are Fun to Make and Great to Gift
Simple Kids Crafts That Are Fun to Make and Great to Gift

Forget fingerpainting! Here are a handful of fast, cute, and trendy DIY projects that the whole… >>

13 Easy Finger Foods Perfect for a Party
13 Easy Finger Foods Perfect for a Party

These small snacks pack a powerful punch. >>

A Holiday to Remember: Maya Angelou, Dan Rather, and More
A Holiday to Remember: Maya Angelou, Dan Rather, and More

Here are a dozen memories, both large and small, the kind that make the holiday season… >>

10 Cute Crafts You Can Knock Out in an Afternoon
10 Cute Crafts You Can Knock Out in an Afternoon

With a few minutes and some basic materials, you can start (and finish!) these DIY projects today. >>

Editor's Note: This Herring Says I Love You
Editor’s Note: This Herring Says I Love You

A Christmas tradition illustrates the true meaning of love. >>

6 Christmas Stories of Wonder and Love
6 Christmas Stories of Wonder and Love

It's a perfect time to read about how other families experience the joy of the season. Also: 6… >>

How Professional Bakers Don't Get Fat at Christmas
How Professional Bakers Don’t Get Fat at Christmas

If you like to turn out baked goods but hate what it does to your waistline, follow these tricks… >>

7 Holiday Safety Mistakes You Don't Want to Make
7 Holiday Safety Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Not to get all Grinch, but holiday decorating can be a disaster if you’re not careful. Learn how… >>

4 of the Best Viral Holiday Stories
4 of the Best Viral Holiday Stories

What happens when the Internet explodes with the joy of human kindness and Christmas spirit? >>

The 12 Cats of Christmas: Sing Along!
The 12 Cats of Christmas: Sing Along!

An updated carol, so you and your feline can haz all the holiday cheer. >>

7 Special Gingerbread Recipes for the Holidays
7 Special Gingerbread Recipes for the Holidays

The holidays aren't complete without the rich, spicy flavor of warm gingerbread. >>

Funny Christmas Quotes
Funny Christmas Quotes

These witty words will have you laughing all the way through the holiday season. >>

Uncommon Sense: A Modern Guide to Holiday Etiquette
Uncommon Sense: A Modern Guide to Holiday Etiquette

Our resident voice of reasons shares advice for the everyday—and the holidays. >>

13 Best Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shopping
13 Best Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shopping

Black Friday and Cyber Monday—that's amateur hour. These holiday shopping tips will help you save… >>

16 Funny Cat and Dog Photos for Christmas
16 Funny Cat and Dog Photos for Christmas

The adorable winners of our Petplan pet photo contest have some jokes and quips for making the most… >>

Top 13 Christmas Movies for Kids
Top 13 Christmas Movies for Kids

We recap the classics—and offer a few recommendations you may have missed—in this… >>

Funny Gag Gifts for the Whole Family
Funny Gag Gifts for the Whole Family

Our humor editor weighs in with his ridiculous holiday gift guide. >>

Money-Saving Tips Only Savvy Holiday Shoppers Know
Money-Saving Tips Only Savvy Holiday Shoppers Know

Americans spend an average of $800 per year on holiday shopping. Are you getting the most bang for… >>

5 Adorable Homemade Christmas Gifts That Cost Almost Nothing to Make
5 Adorable Homemade Christmas Gifts That Cost Almost Nothing to Make

These cheap, cute personalized present ideas for friends and family come from the DIY book… >>