Christmas comes but once each year! Make yours merry and bright by tackling these fun everyday ideas that will get you into the Christmas spirit and your home ready for friends, family, and the most important holiday guest of all, Santa.
Make Your List, Check it Twice
Before you rush off to the stores for decorations, delectable food, and gifts, find inspiration from our most popular ideas over the years.
December To-Do List
Kick off Christmas season with cookies galore!
Craft and send your Christmas cards.
Deck the halls -- both inside and out.
Stock up on ingredients for warm winter drinks.
Toast the season with these merry-making cocktail recipes.
Plan the perfect holiday menu.
Dress up homemade bread with festive flavored butters.
Make great gifts for loved ones or add warmth to your holiday decor with cozy felt crafts.
Plan a Secret Santa gift swap at your school or office.
Prepare your home for holiday houseguests.
Find the perfect gift for everyone on your list with our editors' inspired picks.
Get a jump-start on holiday wrapping.
Count the days down to Christmas with these delicious and impressive dinner menus.
Save time (and your sanity) by setting up a holiday gift-wrapping station.
Make your favorite festive holiday appetizers.
Take a break from holiday shopping -- and bake cookies!
Make DIY Christmas crafts (that won't break the bank).
Sugarcoat your holiday giving with homemade candies.
Keep off the extra pounds this holiday season with these tips for healthy living.
Turn your Christmas tabletop into a winter wonderland.
Find the perfect seasonal starter for your Christmas dinner.
Warm up with these classic soups.
Make a list (and check it twice!) to ensure that you've completed all your Christmas shopping.
Fill any remaining gaps in your Christmas menu.
Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night!
Start preparing to bid 2013 farewell in style.
Ward off winter's chill with a warm drink.
Pay homage to 2013 by making a menu of the most popular dishes from 2013.
Plan a memorable menu of favorite holiday hors d'oeuvres for your New Year's Eve celebration.
Before your big night out, enjoy a quiet night in crafting and completing some of our most popular DIY projects.
Sparkle and shine in no time this New Year's Eve!
January To-Do List
It's a new year! Give your home a fresh look with our quick and easy DIY decor ideas.