Christmas

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Great Canadian Gift Ideas: Problem Solving Presents Under $50

Tired of giving gifts that end up collecting dust on the shelf? These thoroughly practical presents are guaranteed to please everyone on your shopping list.

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Quick Tricks to Make Store-Bought Stuffing Mix Taste Homemade

Dress up your dressing with ingredients you've already got on hand.


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Canada’s Most Magical Winter Resorts

These great Canadian getaways make winter something to look forward to.


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The Best Christmas Movies on Netflix Canada

From lavish musicals to quirky romantic comedies, these holiday movies on Netflix Canada will surely get you in the festive...


Clever Uses for Your Real Christmas Tree After the Holidays

Instead of kicking the tree to the curb, put it to good use with these brilliant backyard hacks.

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25 Holiday Cooking Tips We Learned From Our Grandmothers

These traditional tricks and smart shortcuts have stood the test of time.


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The Best Things to Do on Christmas Day

Inspired ways to make the most of the holiday.

How to Care For Your Poinsettia After the Holidays

With the proper care, your holiday houseplants can last well into the new year.


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Clever Christmas Cookie Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Want to focus on enjoying the festive season? Save time and money on your holiday baking with these clever Christmas...


Why You Should Never Wash Chicken Before Cooking It

It may be time to reconsider this potentially dangerous practice.


How Our Worst Christmas Dinner Was the Best Thing That Could’ve Happened

A frozen bird and a broken oven forced us to let go of our usual expectations as to how Christmas...


The Harsh Truth About Santa

’Twas the night before Christmas, and all through my head, were the haunting three words my friend Julia said: “Santa’s...


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100+ Funny Jokes for the Holidays

'Tis the season to snicker! These holiday jokes celebrate the funny side of the festive season.


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The Most Magical Drive-Through Christmas Light Displays Across Canada

Discover the best places to enjoy this cherished holiday tradition from the warmth and comfort of your own car.


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Tasty One-Bite Appetizers That Are Perfect For a Holiday Party

These canapes, pinwheels and mini-tarts are incredibly easy to make—but even easier to eat.

The Best Virtual Fireplaces on TV and Online, Ranked

Whether you’ve downsized to a condo or simply prefer central heating, fireplace channels have become a quick fix for the...


If Grown-Ups Could Write Letters to Santa, Here’s What I’d Ask For

Why shouldn’t adults get the chance to write to Santa Claus? We have wishes; we have dreams. Some of these...


10 Christmas Turkey Recipes From Canada’s Top Chefs

Impress your guests this holiday with inspired recipes from the likes of Claudio Aprile and Lynn Crawford.


How Staying Up All Night Became My Family’s Favourite Christmas Tradition

Spanish for “good night,” Noche Buena is the Filipino Christmas Eve feast that begins at midnight and lasts far into...


How to Wrap Christmas Presents Like a Pro

Ready, set, wrap! With the help of these step-by-step instructions, the gifts under your tree become beautiful decorations in themselves.


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The Best Christmas Songs of All Time

These festive classics deserve a spot on every holiday playlist.


Vintage Christmas Desserts From Grandma’s Recipe Box

These blasts from the past are as mouthwatering as you remember.


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5 Sleigh Rides in Ontario You’ll Want to Experience This Winter

Can you hear those sleigh bells jingling? Celebrate everything the season has to offer with horse-drawn sleigh rides that bring...


This is the Oldest Christmas Carol (Hint: It’s Not “Silent Night”)

You’ve probably never even heard of this tune.

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30 Small-Scale Christmas Dinner Ideas

Skipping the massive turkey and trimmings this year? Choose from these scaled-down mains and sides for a small-but-special celebration.


Easy Gingerbread Cookies

This dough for these easy gingerbread cookies is perfect for creating people, animals, or just about any shape you want...


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The Best Books to Give as Presents This Holiday

2022's must-reads make perfect stocking stuffers.


Starting Christmas From Scratch

When Christmas celebrations with our extended families got to be too much, my wife and I took drastic measures.


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Joy to the World: Joyful Photography From Across Canada

Joy might have seemed hard to come by in 2022, but these heartwarming photos remind us there are still plenty...


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How to Keep the Peace at Family Dinner This Holiday

Don’t see eye to eye with family members on a hot-button issue? Relationship and wellness expert Deepak Kashyap shares tips...