The Fascinating History Behind These 24 Christmas Symbols
How did decorated trees, cut-out cookies, and stockings by the fireplace come to symbolize Christmas?
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.
19 Christmas Brain Teasers You Will Love Unwrapping
Take a break from holiday shopping and decorating to solve these tricky brain teasers.
130 Christmas Movie Trivia Questions (with Answers) to Test Your Festive Film IQ
Think you know your holiday films? Test your knowledge with these Christmas movie trivia questions—they're not as easy as you...
What Is Christmas, and Why Do We Celebrate It?
Christmas is America's No. 1 favorite holiday—85% of us celebrate it. Here's how Christmas started and why we have the...
70 DIY Christmas Ornaments That Will Make Your Tree Extra Special
These DIY Christmas ornaments will help you deck the halls and trim the tree to perfection this holiday season.
How to Decorate for the Holidays, According to Your Zodiac Sign
Which zodiac sign always creates an impeccable seasonal display? And which is totally tacky (and loving it)? Find out how...
The Cutest Christmas Gift Wrapping Paper to Stock Up on Now
Every present deserves a stylish package.
25 Gifts for People Who Can’t Stop Cleaning Their Houses
Forget about decking the halls—let's clean them!
9 Places to Donate the Christmas Gifts You Can’t Return
What can you do with the gifts you can't return but don't want? Donate them, of course!
Here’s the Surprising History Behind Your Favorite Christmas Carols
"Reginald The Red-Nosed Reindeer"? Frosty and the "One Horse Open Sleigh" had nothing to do with Christmas? These and more...
United States Trivia Your History Teacher Never Taught You
When was Christmas illegal in America? Which state did Congress forget to officially add to the Union for 150 years?...
10 Pieces of Gift-Giving Etiquette You Need This Holiday Season
Who should you give to? How much should you spend? Your questions, answered.
Polite Responses to 16 of Your Most Awkward Holiday Encounters
What would the holidays be without some cringe-worthy moments?
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.
What Are the 12 Days of Christmas, and What Do They Mean?
The song has probably gotten stuck in your head a whole bunch, but have you given any thought to the...