Holidays & Celebrations

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. >>

Top Psychology Tricks to Spend Less While Shopping
Top Psychology Tricks to Spend Less While Shopping

These science-backed secrets reveal why and how you spend, to help you become a more mindful… >>

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… >>

The Ultimate Recipe for Tender Loving Brisket
The Ultimate Recipe for Tender Loving Brisket

This brisket recipe comes from Roberta Greenberg, longtime assistant to the rabbis at Temple… >>

5 Freaky, Once-in-a-Lifetime Double-Holidays
5 Freaky, Once-in-a-Lifetime Double-Holidays

The only Thanksgivukkah of our lifetimes occurred on November 28, 2013, but there's no need to… >>

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… >>

The Best Cleaning Tips and Tricks for a Dinner Party
The Best Cleaning Tips and Tricks for a Dinner Party

Try these ten clever uses for everyday household items and you'll have your home party-ready in no… >>

Cheap Halloween Decorations: 12 Easy Homemade Ideas
Cheap Halloween Decorations: 12 Easy Homemade Ideas

Whether you caught the DIY bug from creating homemade Halloween costumes for your kids, putting… >>

20 Most-Asked Thanksgiving Questions, Answered in 20 Words Or Less
20 Most-Asked Thanksgiving Questions, Answered in 20 Words Or Less

Everything you need to know about cooking Thanksgiving dinner—from the turkey to the pie… >>

Guacamole Dip: Change It Up!
Guacamole Dip: Change It Up!

Make your homemade guacamole dip a party favorite with these deliciously different ingredients. >>

Halloween Around the World: Customs and Traditions
Halloween Around the World: Customs and Traditions

How do people celebrate their version of Halloween around the world? With less candy corn than… >>

5 Ways to Say
5 Ways to Say “I Love You” With Cake

If you really want people to feel the love, author Edd Kimber encourages you to Say it With Cake. >>

Can You Guess What This Fireworks Display Is Called?
Can You Guess What This Fireworks Display Is Called?

This mini-lesson will make you sound like a fireworks pro. >>

Totally Original, DIY Heart-Shaped Food
Totally Original, DIY Heart-Shaped Food

Serve a little love this Valentine's Day with bacon, potatoes, cake, and other food in the shape of… >>

Eat, Drink and Be Scottish: It's Time to Celebrate Robert Burns's Birthday
Eat, Drink and Be Scottish: It’s Time to Celebrate Robert Burns’s Birthday

For someone who spent countless hours studying Robert Burns, the renowned Scottish poet and a… >>

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… >>

The Best Worst Christmas Gifts We Ever Got
The Best Worst Christmas Gifts We Ever Got

...And you thought the loot under your tree was bad? >>