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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      Thanksgiving Turkey Wishbone: Why We Break It and How to Find It

      Here's what to know about the timeless Thanksgiving tradition of breaking the turkey wishbone—and how to win this turkey face-off.

      30 Funny Christmas Movies That Deliver the Holiday Humor

      Ho-ho-ho? More like "ha-ha-ha" when you're watching these funny Christmas movies that'll give you a good laugh this holiday!


      40 Best Christmas Movies on Netflix to Watch Right Now

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


      12 Tips for Hosting a Thoughtful Friendsgiving Dinner

      "Friendsgiving" has all the great food and gratitude of regular Thanksgiving dinner—and none of the family drama. Here's how to...


      25 Romantic Christmas Movies for a Cozy Holiday

      Dreaming of a romance-filled Christmas? If so, add these romantic Christmas movies to your list for a lovely night in.

      I Survived 9/11—These Are the 13 Questions Young People Ask Me the Most

      Twelve-years-old at the time of the attack, the author survived, and so did her family—but she soon realized 9/11 was...



      57 Creepy-Fun Outdoor Halloween Decorations You Need This Year

      Give your home a haunted makeover with these spooky and surprisingly simple Halloween yard decorations.


      71 Creative Pumpkin Carving Ideas for Halloween

      From spooky to sweet, these pumpkin carving ideas are sure to turn heads this Halloween.


      41 Cheap Halloween Costumes for Kids Basically Anyone Can DIY

      Create a costume your child won't ever forget (and stay within your budget!).


      40 Best Group Halloween Costumes to Wear with Your Friends This Year

      Get the whole gang together and dress to impress this Halloween!


      35 Baby Halloween Costume Ideas That Are Too Cute

      In honor of your baby's first (or second) Halloween, we're sharing some baby costume ideas that will make for memories...


      50+ Cheap Halloween Costumes for Adults Basically Anyone Can DIY

      You don't need a big budget to make a big impact on Halloween.

      Your Favorite Candy Based on Your Zodiac Sign

      Your choice of candy isn’t just about personal preference—it’s influenced by the stars!


      How to Make Fake Blood for Halloween

      Your Halloween costume will be dripping with style once you learn how to make fake blood, guts, and scabs.


      The 43 Best Halloween Costumes for Disney Superfans

      Becoming your favorite Disney character on the big day is a lot easier—and more affordable—than you might think!


      61 Best Couples Halloween Costumes That Are Clever and Cute

      If you're looking to take your Halloween game to the next level this year, these cute couple costumes will get...


      20 Costume Ideas for Men He’ll Love

      You won't want to wait until the last minute this year thanks to these cool costume ideas for men.


      50 Easy Halloween Makeup Ideas Almost Anyone Can Master

      Need some inspiration for the big day? Whether you want to go glam or ghostly, these easy makeup ideas will...


      12 Real Ghost Stories You Won’t Want to Read at Night

      Calling on only the bravest and boldest of ghost hunters. These stories are not for the faint of heart.


      31 Super Cool Teen Halloween Costume Ideas

      Choosing a costume for a teen doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Even the pickiest teenage witch (or wizard) will...

      40 Fun Best Friend Halloween Costumes for You and Your Bestie

      Grab your best pal, dress in one of these BFF Halloween costumes, and get ready for the best spooky season...


      What Is Hispanic Heritage Month—And How Is It Celebrated?

      We break down this monthlong celebration (September 15 to October 15) that recognizes the diverse Latinx community in the United...


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      31 Amazon Halloween Decorations Worth Buying Early

      Treat yourself to these killer Halloween decorations before they disappear!


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      What Is Labor Day and Why Do We Celebrate It?

      America's current workforce stands solidly on the shoulders of those who came before us. Labor Day is a hard-won example...


      40 of the Best Netflix Halloween Movies That Will Scare You Senseless

      In the mood for a scary-movie marathon? Turn off the lights, curl up on the couch, and start streaming…and screaming!


      20 Spooky Halloween Stories That Will Keep You Up at Night

      If you love scaring yourself silly on Halloween and beyond, these terrifying tales will do the trick.