Holidays

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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Why Bill Murray Hated the Movie “Groundhog Day”

You'll never watch (or re-watch) this classic comedy the same way again.

Here’s What Ree Drummond Loves to Make for Halloween

Take a page from Ree Drummond's recipe book this Halloween with a sweet-and-salty candy bark.


13 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Also Nurses

There's more to these famous faces than meets the eye.


10 Famous Groundhogs Besides Punxsutawney Phil

Let's give a round of applause for the other little guys who aim to predict the arrival of spring.


The Sneaky Way You’re Sabotaging Your Own New Year’s Resolutions

Every new year, we pledge that this will be the year we keep our resolutions—and then we don't. Why is...

Where Do the 12 Days of Christmas Come from, Anyway?

There's a lot more to the 12 days of Christmas than the famous Christmas carol.


12 Thanksgiving Cooking Tips to Steal from Celebrity Chefs

We love the idea of a special festive meal with our extended family and all our friends, but when dealing...

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Costco’s Famous 4-Pound Pumpkin Pies Are Already Back in Stores

If you need a Thanksgiving dessert this year, don't head to your kitchen—head to Costco for this giant pumpkin pie....


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The Most Iconic American Flags in History

These are the most famous American flags that have been displayed throughout our nation's history.


24 Party Foods from the Supermarket That Famous Cooks Swear By

Famous cooks share the foods you should always pick up from the supermarket before hosting a party.


Finally! The Surprising Answer to How Black Friday Became a Thing and Why We Call It That

The famous shopping holiday is a relatively new one, but it wasn't always synonymous with low prices.

35 Neighborhoods Across the Country That Are Famous for Spoiling Trick-Or-Treaters

We're taking you on a virtual tour of the country's best neighborhoods for scoring candy and celebrating all things spooky.


Quiz: So, You Think You Know “The 12 Days of Christmas”?

Are you a French hen or a leaping lord? Test your knowledge of this famous Christmas carol here.


8 Secrets to Hosting a Fabulous Holiday Party on a Budget

Holidays mean parties! Use these tips from Paul Kenny, author of Impromptu Friday Nights, A Guide to Supper Clubs, to...


The Hottest Black Friday and Cyber Monday Travel Deals for 2019

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are famous for deals on TVs, but these discount days also offer some of the...


This Map Shows the Most Popular Thanksgiving Dish in Every State

From Texan's love of chicken spaghetti to Maryland's famous crab cake, turkeys everywhere rejoice over not making this list!

The Director of ‘The Exorcist’ Saw a Real Exorcism—and It’s Far More Terrifying Than the Movie

William Friedkin had never witnessed an exorcism other than the fake ones in his film. Here, he recounts his experience...


Finally! Here’s What the Saying ‘Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus’ Means

One news editor reminds us to never stop believing in miracles.


5 Famous Ghost Stories with Totally Logical Explanations

If scary stories have you spooked—these explanations will calm your fears.


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This Is What the “Harry Potter” Cast Really Thought About Their Costumes

PLUS: The series' costume designer reveals which actor loved their costume the most.


The Famous Times Square Ferris Wheel Closed in 2015—and You HAVE to See the Makeover It Got

The once 60-foot-tall ferris wheel was a Times Square staple for years, but it now serves a very different purpose....


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.


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Dr. Phil Shares “The Holiday I’ll Never Forget.”

A secret father-son pact still delights TV show host and author Phil McGraw decades later.


Tweeter’s Digest: Celeb Dads’ Quotes #fathersday

Found poetry: Parenting advice and funny quotes from famous dads turn into great tweets, fit for Father's Day.

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Sirloin Rolls Recipe

Morton’s famous steak gets an exotic twist with an Asian-style sauce and lemongrass stalks (available at Asian markets and some...


8 Decorated Christmas Cookie Recipes With Pictures

Meaghan Mountford, author of Cookie Sensations and editor of Craft Gossip, shows you how to simplify your cookie decorating this...


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Basic Cookie Decorating Instructions

Tips from Meaghan Mountford, author of Cookie Sensations and editor of Craft Gossip.


12 Super Easy Mexican Recipes for Your Cinco de Mayo Party

Bring all the spices and Spanish flare with authentic dishes from chef Diane Phillips, author of 14 cookbooks, including the...


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Talking Turkey: A Q&A With Thanksgiving 101 Author Rick Rodgers

For many of us, Thanksgiving is the only time we’ll take on the tireless task of baking a turkey—basting a