Sure, they roll around at the same time every year, but somehow it’s still easy to be caught off-guard. Never again! Whether you’re planning ahead or at the very last minute, these handy holiday guides will help you make the most of your celebrations all year long.

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10 Clever Ways to Shamelessly Regift This Holiday Season

Regifting isn't nearly as discourteous as you think it is, according to etiquette experts—as long as you do it right. Here's how to do it really well. (Consider it our gift to you!)

12 Secrets Your Christmas Tree Wishes You Knew

Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree...what would you want to tell me?

This Is How to Keep Your Christmas Tree Fresh for Way Longer

Keep those branches lovely all season long.

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How an Etiquette Expert Reacts to Bad Christmas Gifts

You're bound to receive a gift this holiday season that you would never have bought for yourself—here's how to handle...

10 Style and Beauty Tips to Get You Through Holiday Party Season

Not sure what to wear to a holiday party? Here's how to make getting dressed for your party circuit easier,...

8 Ways to Enjoy the Holidays with a Blended Family

Holidays are stressful for everyone. But for blended families in particular, the holidays can be a time when the pressure...

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Hate Your Present? Here’s What to Do Next

It's happened to all of us: Instead of a present you were hoping for, someone's given you a big, huge...

This Is How to Win at Breaking the Turkey Wishbone

Every Thanksgiving and Christmas, family members join in on the tradition of breaking the turkey wishbone. And like any other...

4 Tips for Giving Your Loved Ones Truly Meaningful Gifts, According to Science

Buying someone you love a gift that expresses your truest feelings isn't always easy. But when you get it right...

Decorate with Leftover Christmas Ornaments: 6 Genius Ideas to Try

Add holiday cheer to your home without breaking the bank. Here's how to decorate for Christmas with ornaments you're not...

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 to outsmart...

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Craft a Christmas Tree from Your Reader’s Digest Magazine

Got an old issue of the magazine lying around? Here's how to turn it into an eye-catching Christmas tree in...