Christmas

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

Christmas Stories: The Gold and Ivory Tablecloth
Christmas Stories: The Gold and Ivory Tablecloth

A pastor’s impulsive purchase leads to an incredible reunion. Coincidence—or divine guidance?… >>

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. >>

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… >>

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? >>

19 Wacky Ways to Decorate Your Christmas Tree
19 Wacky Ways to Decorate Your Christmas Tree

Forget tinsel, ornaments, and stars: these crazy, cool Christmas tree themes were inspired by… >>

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… >>

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… >>

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. >>

Funny Christmas Quotes
Funny Christmas Quotes

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

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… >>

How to Make Homemade Candy
How to Make Homemade Candy

Making candy is fun for kids of all ages! Follow these recipes for homemade fudge, hard candy… >>

Delicious Christmas Food Gifts that Anyone Can Bake
Delicious Christmas Food Gifts that Anyone Can Bake

Wrap up these homemade baked goods and give them as festive food gifts to family and friends. >>

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. >>

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… >>

How to Avoid Online Holiday Shopping Pitfalls
How to Avoid Online Holiday Shopping Pitfalls

Shop smart online and you could save yourself some serious cash during the holidays. >>

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… >>