Christmas

This Christmas, make festive crafts, bake holiday cookies and get some cool gift ideas that'll make the occasion one for family bonding.

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Plan

Have a Less Stressful Holiday: 10 Tips to Save Time and Money

Shopping, cooking, gift-wrapping, entertaining. The tasks and expenses that pile up each December can feel never-ending. ...

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Decorations

All the Trimmings: Decorate for the Holidays with Pinecones

Invite nature indoors for the holidays with our easy-to-make ornaments and tabletop accessories. Read More
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Comfort Food

Cooking School: Au Gratin Potatoes

Learn classic dishes using our step-by-step instructions.

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Decorations

All Is Bright: A Festive Holiday Home

When Anne Carr and her family deck the halls, they pull out all the stops: glittery reindeer, feathery trees, and candy-... Read More
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House Tours

Holiday Decorating with Nora Napientek

Designer Nora Napientek spreads holiday cheer all through her family's house with an easygoing approach to decorating.

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Decorations

Countdown to Christmas: 25 Holiday Food and Decorating Ideas

Spread cheer all through the house with these holiday crafts, recipes, and decorating projects.

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Decorations

Festival of Brights: Jewel-Tone Christmas Decorations

Lights, ornaments, action! 'Tis the season to add pops of rich colors to every room in the house. Read More
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Joy to Your World: Make Holidays Meaningful and De-Stress Shopping, Planning, and Entertaining

Too much shopping and entertaining, and a never-ending to-do list, can turn December into super-stress season. But these ...

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20 Christmas Shortcuts

With all the festive flitting and fussing that's about to take place over the next few weeks, even the mellowest of ...

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Present Perfect: A Dad Reflects on His Son's Gifts

My son is only 12, but he's already taught me some grown-up lessons about the gifts that matter most.

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Special Delivery: Volunteers Help Soldiers Play Santa

Soldiers deployed during Christmas can send holiday cheer to their wives and mothers back home, thanks to this volunteer ...

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Decorations

Splendid Stockings

Here you'll find instructions for the large and small velvet stockings, chunky-wool knitted stocking, bodacious-boo...

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