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Holiday Stories

Tis the season for joy, giving, and stressful family gathering. If you’re looking for a little cheer and good-will, look no further. We’ve got the stories to get you in the holiday spirit!

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13 Sweet Vintage Letters to Santa—from Almost 100 Years Ago

Sweet, vintage letters to Santa from Texas farm kids recall a simpler, more generous time.

My Dad Sent Me a Fruitcake Every Year for Christmas. The Last One Didn’t Arrive Until a Year A...

My father resembled a fruitcake. One year, he even sent one. It never arrived.


24 Stories About Meeting Santa That Will Fill You with the Christmas Spirit

Santa Claus has a lot of kids to visit each year, but he never fails to get his job done....


10 Christmas Stories That Will Melt Your Heart

Delightful tales to help you embrace the spirit of the season.


This Soldier’s Long Walk Home Was the Best Christmas Present for His Little Girl

Surprise reunions are extra special during the holiday season.

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.