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The Legend of the Poinsettia as a Christmas Plant
The poinsettia is America’s most popular flowering holiday plant! Native to Mexico, the plant is...
How Do Christmas Trees Grow?
These days, many of us found our Christmas tree at a garden supply store or a local church selling...
11 Ways to Reuse or Recycle a Christmas Tree
Twelfth Night is the traditional day on which many people take down their Christmas tree and...
Christmas Firsts: The Origins of Christmas Traditions in America
Do you know who wrote the first Christmas card? Which president put up the first White House...
Why Santa's Reindeer Are Female
Christmas falls in late December and reindeer lead Santa’s sleigh, as the story goes. In the wild,...
Simple Christmas Table Decorations and Settings
Setting a table for Christmas? Here are 10 easy yet beautiful Christmas table ideas for yuletide...
Christmas Weather Forecast 2020: Will It Be a White Christmas?
Are snowflakes on your wish list? Our cool White Christmas weather tool lets you plug in your...
Christmas Dessert Recipes
Check out our classic Christmas dessert recipes—from mince pies to stollen and sticky toffee...
Christmas Facts and Trivia
Where did the phrase “Jiminy Christmas” come from? What about “Godspeed”? Why do some people write...
Christmas Dinner Recipes
Our Christmas Dinner Recipes collection has you covered on all the classic mains—Christmas Glazed...
Why Do We Kiss Under the Mistletoe?
Why do we kiss under the mistletoe? Of all the plants used in Christmas decor, not many have as...
How to Make a Christmas Wreath
Make a Christmas wreath from scratch! Plus, enjoy a good forage in your own yard or garden for...
Natural Decorating for Christmas
Have you decked the halls? Go natural this Christmas! It’s time for nature’s green to make a...
10 Delicious Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Recipes
When planning for Christmas, we may not think much about breakfast. And yet when the big day...
Christmas Day 2020
Christmas occurs on a Friday this year! Discover why we celebrate Christmas Day on December 25, the...
St. Nicholas Day 2020
Was Saint Nicholas a real person? Is he the true Santa Claus and Father Christmas? Find out about...
Poinsettia Care: How to Keep Poinsettia Plants Alive
How do you take care of your Christmas poinsettia? See our tips on keeping poinsettias alive after...
Christmas Plants: Poinsettia, Christmas Cactus, and Amaryllis
Popular Christmas plants—such as poinsettia, Christmas cactus, and amaryllis—add festive cheer to...
How to Care for a Christmas Tree
Here’s how to keep your Christmas tree fresh. Remember, watering is critical! A freshly cut tree...
10 Gifts for Weather Watchers and Outdoor Lovers
Need Christmas gift ideas for the weather watchers and outdoor lovers in your life? Do you know a...
Easy Turtle Candies Recipe
Our easy homemade turtle candy recipe is made with only four ingredients! The combination of...
Party Recipes for Christmas
When preparing party recipes for Christmas, keep the menu simple. With a little organization and a...
Why We Gather During the Worst Travel Weather
Ever noticed that our important family holidays are during the absolute worst travel weather? Well...
5 Types of Sugar Cookies: Find Your Match
What’s your favorite sugar cookie: Soft and pillowy? Cut-outs for decorating? Grandma’s cookies?...