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The Real Reason Why Christmas Colours Are Green and Red

We’ve long accepted green and red as the official colours of Christmas, but the real reason behind that association dates...


Top 10 Do’s and Don’t’s of Christmas Shopping

Don't let pushy crowds, financial woes and the stress of finding the perfect gift transform you into the Grinch this...


10 Best New Books for December 2016

Whether you're looking for gifts to buy for your loved ones or just want to curl up in bed with...


Classic Gingerbread Cookies

These edible decorations are very sturdy and can be hung on the tree or just about anywhere. But be sure...


Macadamia Biscotti

This classic Italian treat makes for one delicious snack (and may be your guests' favourite dish this holiday).


Coconut Macaroons

Make a sweet gift of macaroons in a transparent plastic envelope with a hole punched through for a ribbon tie.


Cheesy Penny Wafers

These flaky wafers and cheese straws are lower in fat and cholesterol than their traditional cousins, thanks to the...


Chocolate Bourbon Balls

Even if mailed across the country, these sophisticated cookies will still be fresh and tasty when they reach their destination.

Christmas Cookie Stars

To make these double-decker beauties, you will need both large and small star-shaped cookie cutters.


Christmas Snowball Cookies

Show off these snowy treats in a clear plastic box decorated with sticker stars and a raffia ribbon.


How to Host Your Best-Ever Holiday Party

Host a gathering that everyone - at any age - will enjoy.


Deconstructed Beef Wellies

This modern take on a classically elegant meal is perfect for the holidays.


18 Fixes for Holiday Party Mishaps

No matter how prepared you are for your holiday party, it's inevitable something won't go according to plan. From over-salted...


11 Tips for Setting an Elegant Holiday Table

Host your family and friends in style this holiday season with these smart, budget-friendly table-setting ideas.


11 Unlikely Christmas Foods That are Toxic for Pets

Keep your pet's safety in mind while cooking Christmas dinner, and remember to avoid feeding your cat or dog these...


“I Went From Scrooge to Santa”

Charles Edward Hall got the part of a lifetime when he was cast as Scrooge in the Radio City Christmas...


10 Last-Minute Holiday Gifts

Don't let last-minute shopping turn you into the Grinch! Here are our top 10 gifts for the time-challenged, all under...

10 Holiday Gifts for a Happy Hostess

How do you let your host(ess) with the most(est) know you appreciate how much time they spent rolling those pigs...


10 Holiday Gifts for Tech Lovers

You don't have to be a geek to covet the year's top gadgets, but membership in the tech-savvy club never...


10 Great Holiday Gifts for Kids

The holidays are a magical time for children, but picking that perfect gift can be more of a holiday nightmare....


8 Fun Christmas Cookie Recipes

Simplify your Christmas cookie decorating by transforming one cookie dough into a variety of fun goodies with the help of...


25 Unique Christmas Gifts for the Whole Family

Not sure what to get this year? Each one of these gifts, from cool clothes, to handy kitchenware and high-tech...


15 Best Christmas Gifts for Kids

Find the perfect gifts for the good boys and girls on your Christmas list. These new games, books,...

12 Christmas Recipes for a Delicious Holiday Dinner

Don't stress about Christmas preparations, we have the perfect menu for you. Discover delicious recipes for fresh ideas...


10 Gadget Gifts for Him

Make Christmas shopping for the men in your life easier with these sure-fire gifts any techie would love to find...


The Story of Rudolph

Read this story aloud to your children or get them to interpret the story. The script can also be used...


12 Ways to Remember the True Meaning of Christmas

Amid the bustle and the buying, the eats and the treats, take time to rekindle the real spirit of the...