Holidays & Celebrations

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… >>

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips From the Pros
Healthy Holiday Eating Tips From the Pros

As parties push eggnog and Christmas cookies, Nutrisystem nutrition experts field hundreds of calls… >>

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. >>

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. >>