Kids' Christmas Ornament: Cute Alien Spaceship

Craft an ornament that is out of this world. Bonus: It started with a recycled plastic container!

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Thanksgiving Slow Cooker Side Dishes

We know the Thanksgiving menu is really all about the sides! Keep your stove top and oven free for all the other holiday cooking and baking with these Thanksgiving slow cooker side-dish recipes. Recipes for slow cooker mashed potatoes, stuffing, soup, Brussels sprouts, and even bread will help make this your easiest Thanksgiving yet.

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2015 Christmas Gift Guide from Better Homes and Gardens

Our holiday gift guide is like having elves of your own! We've hand-picked every product here, for everyone on your list. Your holiday shopping just got merrier!

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Snowman Jars You Can Make in Bulk for Christmas Gifting

Add a frosty flare to your mason jars with this holiday craft that you can make for anyone on your gift list.

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Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Appetizers

Overwhelmed with Thanksgiving dinner preparations? Get a head start by making delicious and easy appetizer recipes now. By doing a little cooking ahead of time, you can avoid the hassle on Thanksgiving Day. Our make-ahead appetizers include recipes that can be prepared the day before or up to six months ahead of the holiday.

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Nature Inspired Holiday Decor

With the holiday season upon us, it's that time of year again when we transform our homes from the everyday and fill it with our festive favorites. As much as we may love our seasonal favorites, bringing the beauty of nature indoors for the holidays can give an organic, all-natural aesthetic.

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How to Prep Your Guest Room for the Holidays

Welcoming guests this holiday season? Maxwell Ryan of Apartment Therapy has three easy-as-can-be ways to warm up their guest room.

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Celebrate the holidays with Better Homes and Gardens! Starting with New Year's parties and appetizers, pretty Valentine's Day cards, Easter egg decorating ideas, and Fourth of July crafts, we help you enjoy the holiday festivities. When it comes to Halloween, we've collected the best pumpkin stencils, the tastiest Halloween treats, the spookiest decorations, and the silliest costumes for trick-or-treating. At Thanksgiving, look to us to provide a delicious menu featuring traditional Thanksgiving turkey, plus make-ahead appetizers, homemade pies, and tasty side dishes. We also have great Thanksgiving centerpieces and decorating ideas. At Christmas, you'll find handmade ornaments, Christmas cookies, Christmas tree decorating ideas, carols, and great crafts for you and your kids. At Better Homes and Gardens, we love the holidays!

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4 Ways to Decorate with Ornaments

This Christmas, pick up an extra package of ornaments and think beyond the tree. Decorating with ornaments offers a pulled-together look for pennies. Here are the four spots that one home leveraged.

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How to Make Leaf Vases with Two Supplies!

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Our Best Christmas Candy

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Pretty Christmas Wreaths

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Beautiful Handmade Christmas Ornaments

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3-Supply Marigold Wreath

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Pretty Christmas Door Decorations

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