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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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9 Festive and Delicious Holiday Mocktails That Contain Zero Alcohol

Holiday cocktails can be just as delicious as holiday mocktails, tasty non-alcoholic drinks with festive flavors. We got the skinny...


5 Shopping Tips for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Before you buy one more present, try these tips.


For This Family That Raises Reindeers, It’s Basically Christmas Every Day

These reindeer earn their keep in December, and they’re fun family pets the rest of the year.


8 Sunny Islands You Can Book for Christmas (Yes, Private Islands Too)

Why book a basic hotel room when you could have your own island for your holiday escape?


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.


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Polite Responses to 16 of Your Most Awkward Holiday Encounters

What would the holidays be without some cringe-worthy moments?


16 Little Known Facts About the Greatest Songs of All Time

The time Queen and David Bowie had a pizza party, Robert Plant protested "Stairway to Heaven," and more.


4 Heartwarming True Tales of Vintage Christmas Kindness

These true stories from readers like you prove that, deep down, Christmas has always been about the joy of giving.


6 Christmas Stories of Wonder and Love

It's a perfect time to read about how other families experience the joy of the season.


14 Christmas Traditions from Around the World That You’ll Want to Steal

Christmas traditions vary greatly from continent to continent, but you don’t need to take a trip around the world to...

Crafty: Christmas Tree Out of Reader’s Digest Magazines (PHOTOS)

Reader's Digest is the perfect size to make this simple, fun, magazine Christmas craft. Fold away!


Christmas Stories: The Gold and Ivory Tablecloth

A pastor’s impulsive purchase leads to an incredible reunion. Coincidence—or divine guidance? You be the judge in this story of...


5 Stories That Celebrate the Spirit of Giving

Ten-year-old Riley Christensen and her mother, Lynn, were huddled in front of the family computer, checking out models and prices...


39 Best Gifts for Coffee Lovers, from Beans to Brewers

Here's the buzz on gifts for coffee lovers that are sure to get your favorite java junkie out of bed...


50 Best Gifts for Your Boyfriend at Every Stage of the Relationship

When it comes to best gifts for your boyfriend, we've got you covered whether you've been together for six months...


What Are the 12 Days of Christmas, and What Do They Mean?

The song has probably gotten stuck in your head a whole bunch, but have you given any thought to the...

31 Unique Gifts for People Who Are Impossible to Shop For

Totally stumped? Don’t worry—we’ve got tons of unique gift ideas that even the most complicated people on your list are...