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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13 Fascinating Winter Solstice Traditions Around the World

The shortest day and longest night of the year inspire mystical celebrations, both old and new, in anticipation of the sun's return. In 2020 in the northern hemisphere, the winter solstice is December 21. Remember, the days just get longer from here!

What the 2020 Winter Solstice Means for Your Zodiac

The longest night of the year approaches. Are you ready to face the darkness and navigate your way through this...

15 Chilling Facts You Never Knew About the Winter Solstice

Get enlightened about the darkest day of the year.

Best Cruises for Celebrating the Holidays

A cruise vacation is extra fun around the winter holidays when both river and ocean cruises include a sleigh full...

The 4-Step Guide to Dealing with Sadness During the Holidays

You can still have an emotionally authentic holiday even if you've got a touch of the winter blues.

Why This Town’s Featured Christmas Decoration Is a Tractor

Struck by tragedy in the winter of 1937, this family formed a Christmas tradition that's continued ever since.

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No-Bake Pumpkin Pie with Gingersnap Crust

Around the winter holidays, when the kitchen gets so busy, you'll really appreciate this recipe for a quick-fix dessert that's...