Christmas

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This Holiday, Give a Heifer and Change a Life
This Holiday, Give a Heifer and Change a Life

Here's a whole new twist on gift-giving and charitable donations. Instead of buying sweaters or… >>

The Best New Gift-Shopping Site
The Best New Gift-Shopping Site

I've never been one for online shopping. I prefer tactile gift-buying, going through rows of… >>

Simple & Tasty: 4-Ingredient Christmas Dishes
Simple & Tasty: 4-Ingredient Christmas Dishes

Six out of seven days of the week, my cooking modus operandi is simple, simple, simple. (On the… >>

Last-Second Santa: 3 Great Gift Subscriptions
Last-Second Santa: 3 Great Gift Subscriptions

I suffer from CLMSS. Chronic Last Minute Shopping Syndrome. Have you heard of it? Perhaps… >>

It’s a Wonderful @#$%^& Life!
It’s a Wonderful @#$%^& Life!

My family’s favorite Christmas tradition is the annual Driving of the Father Crazy by… >>

How To Organize Your Wrapping Supplies
How To Organize Your Wrapping Supplies

The holidays are over. The trees have been trimmed, the gifts exchanged, and if you’re anything… >>

Holiday Spirit: Top Tips For Charitable Giving
Holiday Spirit: Top Tips For Charitable Giving

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, stories of giving are already making headlines, and those… >>

Holiday Lights, 'Gangnam Style'
Holiday Lights, ‘Gangnam Style’

"Gangnam Style," the dance hit  by Korean pop star PSY, has become perfect fodder for video… >>

Great Holiday Dessert Drinks, Barista-Free
Great Holiday Dessert Drinks, Barista-Free

I'm a fan of K-Cups, the single-serve pods that snap into coffee makers and brew up fast for an… >>

File Under Fuzzy: 5 Warm Christmas Gestures from Everyday Americans
File Under Fuzzy: 5 Warm Christmas Gestures from Everyday Americans

I can't help but get that fuzzy feeling reading about these incredible holiday acts of… >>

Better Than a Leg Lamp: A Stocking Full of 'Christmas Story' Trivia
Better Than a Leg Lamp: A Stocking Full of ‘Christmas Story’ Trivia

It's time once again to gather around the TV and watch Ralphie Parker and his family overcome… >>

Angry Birds Join Holiday Lights Craze
Angry Birds Join Holiday Lights Craze

While most of us were busy gnawing the last of the turkey bones or strategizing the endless Black… >>

Amazing Gingerbread Creations from Pinterest
Amazing Gingerbread Creations from Pinterest

I highly recommend making your gingerbread house with a five-year-old: When the finished… >>

Surprising Christmas Trivia You Never Knew
Surprising Christmas Trivia You Never Knew

Ever heard of a Christmas carp? Wonder why stockings are hung by the chimney with care? And ponder… >>

Christmas Around the World: Traditions and Customs
Christmas Around the World: Traditions and Customs

Santa Claus takes on many different forms, and Christmas traditions vary greatly from continent to… >>

Trendy Tech Gifts for Under $40
Trendy Tech Gifts for Under $40

The time has come to stress about what to get your new boyfriend, over-think that last stocking… >>

What to Buy Your Favorite Jedi This Christmas
What to Buy Your Favorite Jedi This Christmas

There’s a museum for just about everything. If you like your wire as barbed as your wit, check… >>

5 Last-Minute Gifts From Your Kitchen
5 Last-Minute Gifts From Your Kitchen

As the clock winds down to Christmas, two camps begin to form. There are the people kicking back… >>

Yum! 10 Different Cookie Creations from the Same Dough
Yum! 10 Different Cookie Creations from the Same Dough

'Tis the season for Christmas cookies. There's the three dozen to bake for your neighbor's cookie… >>

Photo Fest: 15 Ugly Christmas Sweaters You'd Never Wear
Photo Fest: 15 Ugly Christmas Sweaters You’d Never Wear

The funny folks behind the book "Rock Your Ugly Christmas Sweater" shared some of their favorite… >>