7 True Stories About Funny Thanksgiving Mishaps
These true stories of snafus past will make you laugh—and breathe a little easier about your own Thanksgiving.
A Teacher Told Her Students to Draw What They Were Thankful for—This Was One Student’s Moving ...
As this teacher learned, some of the most moving lessons are taught by students.
18 True Christmas Miracles That Will Restore Your Hope for the Holidays
These true stories prove that a well-timed letter, a handful of pennies, or a single gust of wind can make...
24 Stories About Meeting Santa That Will Fill You with the Christmas Spirit
Santa Claus has a lot of kids to visit each year, but he never fails to get his job done....
13 Sweet Vintage Letters to Santa—from Almost 100 Years Ago
Sweet, vintage letters to Santa from Texas farm kids recall a simpler, more generous time.
10 Christmas Stories That Will Melt Your Heart
Delightful tales to help you embrace the spirit of the season
This Family Tradition Brought an Entire Community Together One Tragic Christmas
Sometimes, taking the extra time to hug someone and ask them about their day means more than you think.
This Young Soldier Received a Heartwarming Christmas Greeting—When He Thought He Had Made a Mistake
The sergeant was parked outside a Christmas mass when a transmission from an unfamiliar radio call sign broke in.
This Inspiring Story Proves It Is Possible to Find Joy in the Holidays After a Devastating Loss
After losing her 3-year-old to cancer, a grieving mother discovers that the secret to surviving Christmas is to keep making...
This Mom’s Poem Is a Brilliant Way to Teach Kids the Truth About Santa
Could it be possible that Santa is real and works through the hands of parents?
When My Mom Collected Ornaments, She Collected Memories
Her mom collected ornaments every year when she and her siblings were growing up.
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.
How the Gift I Wanted Least Became the One I Needed Most
The flimsy package didn't contain the ice skates that I wanted. Instead it was bursting with magic.
The Year My Mother Saved Christmas—With a Sad, Threadbare Tree
We had very little that Christmas, but Mom managed to pull off a holiday I will never forget.
Pennies From Heaven—A Christmas Miracle
A skeptical journalist begins to find miraculous rare pennies from her deceased father.
This Soldier’s Long Walk Home Was the Best Christmas Present for His Little Girl
Surprise reunions are extra special during the holiday season.
This Small-Town Post Office Was Almost Shut Down, But Now It’s a Christmas Destination.
People from around the world send their mail here for Angel Station's special Christmas postal stamp.
11 of the Most Inspired and Meaningful Holiday Gifts Ever Received
We asked you to tell us the most thoughtful, meaningful, and/or inspiring holiday gifts you've ever received, and thanks guys,...
The First Thanksgiving of This Immigrant Family Who Lived in a Tent While Dad Built Them a House Wil...
There's nothing like living in a tent without things we had taken for granted, like running water and electricity, to...
Warning: You Will Want to Steal This Family’s Quirky “Yule Chicken” Tradition
When this family's annual Thanksgiving game went awry, the fun lasted all year long.
This Family Would Spend 5 Months Prepping for Thanksgiving
First the harvest, then the canning, and by fall, the barn and back-porch pantry smelled of spices, apples, and California...
This Message in a …. Christmas Ornament… Is a True Story of Love
Inside an old blue glass ball lay the heart of a marriage.
When Money Was Tight on Christmas, God Sent Them a Tree
This mom saw beauty and opportunity in an unlikely place one Christmas.
This Man Hangs Christmas Lights for Families Who’ve Lost Loved Ones
He warms the holidays for families too filled with grief to celebrate on their own.