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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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4th of July Recipes

The 4th of July is a great time to try a new recipe! From grilling recipes to 4th of July picnic ideas to creative holiday desserts, this is your one-stop spot for feasting your way through the day. Irresistible side dishes, drinks, entrees, and desserts are the highlights of our easy 4th of July recipes. Favorites in this collection include burgers, brats, watermelon sorbet, grilled corn, deviled eggs, and white bean casserole. And what holiday would be complete without special treats? Our 4th of July dessert recipes are always a hit -- think red-white-and-blue cupcakes, ice cream pie, patriotic parfaits, cherry-cola cake, and fruit-filled desserts in patriotic colors. Of course, the 4th of July is synonymous with grilling. Check out our grilling recipes and ideas in one spot. We'll help you master ribs, chicken, burgers, and more, plus get the most from your grill with barbecue sides, kabobs, grilled appetizers, and even desserts. Our grilling videos and free grilling charts ensure that you have the perfect 4th of July recipes for your holiday celebration.

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