This is the part where you settle in on the couch in front of a blazing fire with a warm mug of hot chocolate and those soothing Christmas carols in the background. No time? Use these tips to streamline your Christmas activities, so you'll actually have time to enjoy the season.
It's easy to get carried away by the spirit of giving -- most everybody does it. This quiz will help you find out if you're going overboard. And then see if your indulging habits are affecting your kids.
If you think holiday mall-walking should become an Olympic sport, it's time for you to change your gift-buying strategy. Start shopping online -- sites like Amazon.com and eBay are reputable and have great customer service. And most of your favorite retailers have easy-to-use and reliable Web sites too, like Target, The Gap, Sears, and others.
Or consider making some gifts. Special people like teachers, close neighbors, and your letter carrier will appreciate a home-baked goodie from you. Try these simple food gift ideas.
If you've got a tight holiday budget, and even if you don't, making crafts for family and friends is a good solution. These beautiful ornaments will look great on anyone's tree -- and they're easy, too.
Whether you're traveling to your in-laws or hosting Christmas Day in your own home, there's bound to be some tension. Here's what you can do to keep your cool through the chaos.
When you're divorced, remarried, or a stepparent, celebrating the holidays comes with its own set of stresses. Find out how to make a smooth transition into new family traditions.
The holidays are a time for celebrating our families, friends, and life in general. Giving thoughtful gifts, baking delicious foods, decorating our homes -- these are all the ways we express our love and appreciation for each other. This year, take the time to focus on the people you love, and keep the rest of it simple. You'll have a healthy holiday all around.