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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18 Holiday Decorating Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

These holiday decorating mistakes can make your home look sloppy, waste energy, and even put your home and family in...

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9 Tricky Etiquette Scenarios for Getting Through the Holiday Season

Family time, traditions, comfort food, lit-up kids’ faces … and, inevitably, drama. Avoid holiday mishaps with this guide to basic...

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10 Pieces of Gift-Giving Etiquette You Need This Holiday Season

Who should you give to? How much should you spend? Your questions, answered.

16 Most Outrageously Expensive Holiday Gifts People Actually Give

Forget about that cashmere sweater set you got last year—some people are giving trips on private jets, life-size polar bear...

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.

15 Warm, Fuzzy Holiday Traditions You’ll Want to Start This Year

Go beyond traditional cookie plates and gift exchanges and create special traditions your whole family will remember (and laugh about)...

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...

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 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide to Support Our Veterans

In honor of the brave men and women who serve our country, consider buying your holiday gifts from these amazing...

28 Last-Minute Beauty Buys that People Actually Want

Spoil the beauties on your list with these cult-favorite products, sized just right for gifting.

10 Gorgeous and Inventive Ways to Reuse Your Holiday Cards

Don't just dump those season's greetings in the trash—recycle them into one of these winter holiday crafts.

11 Gifts Your Kids Will Love That Aren’t Toys

Tired of filling your house with toys your kids will completely forget about in a few weeks? Try skipping gifts...

A Mixologist’s Guide: Tasty Holiday Drinks Recipes

Get your holiday on with a round of spirited and nonalcoholic recipes that are a drinksmaster's guaranteed party hits.

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This Holiday, Give a Heifer and Change a Life

Here’s a whole new twist on gift-giving and charitable donations. Instead of buying sweaters or jewelery this holiday season, give

A Hanukkah Story

How a cat's chance encounter with a lit menorah brought one family new meaning to the holiday.

Timetable for Your Hanukkah Dinner

Follow this plan and your Hanukkah dinner will be a breeze.