10 Cute, Creative Birthday Cake Alternatives
Instead of blowing out the candles on a traditional birthday cake this year, why not celebrate with these deliciously fun...
Is Your Dad Like This? A Comedy Writer’s Awkward Phone Calls with Father
No matter how much you love your father, certain phone conversations can be irritating … or irritatingly hilarious.
14 Mini Essays That Prove the Meaning of Love in 100 Words or Less
Readers share their most romantic moments in these short, sweet tales of love, both young and old. Have a story...
How This Chance Meeting at the Ganges Changed 5 Lives Forever
An impromptu lesson in kindness inspires one man to give an incredible gift to a complete stranger and his family....
5 Genius Ideas for Decorating Store-Bought Cookies
Look what you can do with a bag of grocery-aisle cookies and some creative (and easy) decorating tricks!
The Gift and the Guilt of the Sole Survivor
The odds of surviving even the most serious plane crash are 76 percent. The odds of being the only one...
Malcolm Gladwell on the Late Bloomer Phenomenon
If you haven't discovered your exceptional gift yet, you're in good company. Mark Twain, Alfred Hitchcock, and Cézanne all reached...
8 Quick Grilled Chicken Recipes From Six Sisters’ Stuff
The bloggers at Six Sisters' Stuff know how to make a quick and tasty chicken dinner with just a few...
4 Veterans’ Stories: A Look at Heroes Returning Home
These service members show that heroism continues off the battlefield, too.
Meet the Prisoner With a Gift for Healing Dogs
Sixty dogs changed one man's life as much as he changed theirs.
Editor’s Note: This Herring Says I Love You
A Christmas tradition illustrates the true meaning of love.
How to Make Deviled Eggs Perfectly
Short a deviled eggs recipe? A fresh look at how to make this iconic appetizer.
6 Christmas Stories of Wonder and Love
It's a perfect time to read about how other families experience the joy of the season.
The Ultimate Recipe for Tender Loving Brisket
This brisket recipe comes from Roberta Greenberg, longtime assistant to the rabbis at Temple Emanu-El, a well-known New York City...
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!
The Best Cleaning Tips and Tricks for a Dinner Party
Try these ten clever uses for everyday household items and you'll have your home party-ready in no time.
“Weird Al” Yankovic: Genius, Hoarder, Weasel-Lover
He has six platinum records, three Grammy awards for inescapable spoofs like "Fat" and "Eat It," and a perpetually sold-out...
The Museum at Ground Zero: A Sneak Peek
Get up close to a few of the special items that will be on display when the National September 11...
Creative Birthday Cake Decorating Ideas from Extreme Cakeovers
From the book Extreme Cakeovers: Make a birthday kid smile with these adorable ideas that use store-bought ingredients.
Infographic: Learn More About Wine
There's more to finding the right wine than choosing a white or a red. But moving past that simple distinction...
22 Delicious Pancake Mix-ins
Make your favorite pancakes extra delicious with these fun, unexpected mix-ins.
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 Secrets to Buying Really Good, Affordable Table Wine
Follow these tips to pick great wines for less.