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It’s the most wonderful time of the year—Christmas! We’re here to help you make the most of this festive holiday. We’ve got the best Christmas movies to binge, Christmas songs to add to your playlist, the perfect presents for everyone on your list, the best Christmas decorations to deck your halls, amazing ideas for Christmas getaways, and much more. May your holiday be merry and bright!

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This Is Why Christmas Is on December 25

The history behind how Christmas came to be celebrated at the end of December may have little to do with the actual date of Jesus's birth.

The Fascinating History Behind These 24 Christmas Symbols

No Christmas celebration feels complete without a decorated tree, delicious cookies, and a rousing round of carols—and here's why.


40 Fun Christmas Activities to Do for a Fun Holiday Season

Make the most of the season by organizing these fun-filled Christmas activities. There's a little something for everyone!


66 Christmas Decoration Ideas to Fill Your Home with Holiday Cheer

These festive Christmas decoration ideas run that gamut from sophisticated to cozy to unexpected.


70 Best Christmas Movies of All Time

Did your favorite Christmas movies make our list of the all-time best?

25 Ways to Bring Joy Home This Holiday Season

'Tis the season to celebrate! Reader's Digest worked with our friends at Taste of Home and Family Handyman to deliver...


43 Personalized Gifts That Show How Much You Care

These aren't your grandmother's monogrammed towels. From chic soaps and cocktail essentials to sweet treats and cool tech items, these...

11 Smart Ways to Store Your Christmas Decorations, According to Professional Organizers

With these pro tips for storing Christmas ornaments and everything else, you'll never have to deal with broken balls, tangled...


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30 Christmas Eve Traditions That Create Merry Memories

Liven up this merry holiday with new customs and fun twists on old favorites.


15 Best Artificial Christmas Trees That Are Beautiful (and Look Completely Real)

You'll love rockin' around these maintenance-free Christmas trees.


29 of the Best Kids’ Christmas Movies on Netflix

The holiday season is the perfect time for a family movie night with these kids' Christmas movies on Netflix!

Your Guide to the 2022 Lifetime Christmas Movie Schedule

Baby, it's cold outside, so stay in and make spirits bright with 35 new heartwarming holiday films from Lifetime.


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10 Things We Bet You Never Knew About the Movie “A Christmas Story”

A Christmas Story is so popular that cable network TBS airs the movie for 24 straight hours on December 25th....


55 Beautiful Religious Christmas Quotes That Capture the Spirit of the Holiday

O come, all ye faithful and read religious Christmas quotes that capture the true essence of the holiday.


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...


25 Best Christmas Movies on Amazon Prime to Start Watching Now

From feel-good flicks to sweet holiday romances, Amazon has everything you need for the perfect Christmas movie marathon.

30 Funny Christmas Memes That Deliver the Holiday Humor

Get ready to ho ho ho at all of these hilarious Christmas memes.


49 Christmas Wreath Ideas for a Festive Front Door

Whether your style is rustic or glamorous, traditional or quirky, there are perfect do-it-yourself Christmas wreath ideas for your home.


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30 Festive Christmas Cartoons to Watch This Holiday

The weather outside is frightful, so why not stay inside with these Christmas cartoons?


50 Outdoor Christmas Decoration Ideas for a Merry and Bright Home

Don’t just deck your halls! These festive outdoor decorating ideas will make your entire home Christmas-ready.


25 Best Christmas Getaways to Escape the Cold

Put away the snow boots! These festive spots offer plenty of Christmas cheer without the freezing temperatures.


40 Christmas Crafts for Kids to Get Them in the Holiday Spirit

These Christmas crafts for kids will keep little ones busy and help you decorate your home. Talk about a Christmas...


The 43 Best Christmas Light Shows That Will Totally Wow You

America has no shortage of fun Christmas events, but these amazing light shows take the holiday spirit to a whole...


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50 of the Best Christmas Movies for Kids

Here comes Santa Claus (and friends) with these awesome kids' Christmas movies that are just right for all different ages.

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40 Best Christmas Books for Kids That Bring Magic to the Holidays

Who even needs the hottest toy when you have piles and piles of great Christmas books for kids to read?


68 Christmas Tree Ideas That Will Make Your Home Merry and Bright in 2022

Whether you fit into a rustic aesthetic, a modern aesthetic, or somewhere in the middle, we've got the perfect Christmas...


28 Christmas Movies on Disney+ the Whole Family Will Enjoy

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The 44 Sweetest Hallmark Christmas Movies You’ll Fall in Love With This Year

There's nothing quite like romantic Hallmark Christmas movies at the holidays. These are the films fans love the most.


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71 DIY Christmas Decorations Anyone Can Make

Deck your halls with these simple DIY Christmas decorations to get the whole family in the holiday spirit.


37 Best Christmas Movies on Netflix to Watch Right Now

Stream all your favorite Christmas movies on Netflix all season long.