Friends and family will adore these handy handmade Christmas gifts -- including dishware, vases, and other home accessories -- that are just as fun (and easy!) to make as they are to give. Start one of these simple Christmas crafts today so you can check everyone off your holiday gift list.View Slideshow
Be creative by decorating your Christmas tree with a favorite theme that suits your decorating style or your family's personality. We were inspired by a local festival of trees and have included tips for bringing the looks inside your own Christmas home. Bonus: We've included lighting tips to make your tree shine.View Slideshow
Christmas wreaths don't have to be made from traditional evergreens -- in fact, we encourage you to mix it up with eucalyptus leaves, boxwood, lotus pods, and even items that don't come from nature, such as peppermint candies and pom-poms. These fun-to-make creative designs show you how to make Christmas wreaths with unexpected shapes, dazzling colors, and out-of-the-ordinary materials.View Slideshow
Get ready for the Christmas season with our clever tricks to simplify the holidays. Including crafty Christmas wrapping ideas, must-try ideas for hosting guests, and why-didn't-I-think-of-that Christmas shortcuts, our tips for the holiday season are guaranteed to make your life easier.View Slideshow
A Christmas favorite -- peppermint -- adds a deliciously festive twist to these luscious dessert recipes.
A luscious peppermint-and-cream cheese filling puts a festive spin on cakelike whoopie pies.
With just 15 minutes of prep time, these brownie bites are a snap to whip up. We love the crunchy-chewy combo of the marshmallow-candy cane topper.
One of the yummiest flavor combinations --chocolate and mint -- come together in this biscotti recipe. Crushed peppermint candy makes a pretty topper.
These tiny, chocolaty tartlets feature a sweet peppermint filling. Bits of peppermint candy add pizzazz.
Ideal for a holiday open house, these sweets feature a layer of crushed peppermint candy, velvety chocolate, and billowy meringue.
This rich cheesecake recipe is the ultimate holiday dessert. Garnish it with peppermint candies just before serving.
This no-bake dessert is ready in 30 minutes. Store-bought pound cake is coated with a blend of peppermint extract, melted white chocolate, and vanilla frosting.
Rich white chocolate filling billows over this pie's dark chocolate crust with a double dose of mint flavor -- and it takes just 20 minutes to put together.
For an easy low-cal holiday sweet, try these light and airy peppermint-laced meringues. Prep takes just 20 minutes and only six ingredients are required.
Peppermint ice cream tops buttery pastry filled with a decadent chocolate-peppermint cream.
Crushed peppermint candies give this milk chocolate candy a special twist.