holidays

This Is Why One Xmas Drink Too Many Might Leave You Feeling Depressed

So last night's holiday party was a big one, and you're feeling something pretty far from wonderful this morning. Alongside the headache, nausea, and desperate craving for a very greasy foodstuff, you might also be experiencing an unusually low mood…
By Emily Dixon

6 Times Royal Families Did Super Creepy Stuff During The Holidays

Royals: No matter how celebrity magazines can sometimes make it look, they are not just like us — especially during the holidays. In fact, some of the things various Royals have done during the holidays are downright creepy… and I’m not just talking…
By Lucia Peters

The History Of The Holidays Is More Fascinating Than You Think, As Explained By These Books

It's that time of year: Mariah Carey is blasting in all the drugstores, and Netflix is pumping out a whole new slew of lightly plotted wintertime romance films. Perhaps you're thrilled to be buying presents for your loved ones and bringing a literal…
By Charlotte Ahlin

14 CBD Products That Make Amazing Holiday Gifts

CBD, aka cannabidiol, has been one of the trendiest topics of 2018. And now that the gift-giving season has rolled around, there's no doubt that CBD products will make great holiday gifts for your friends and loved ones, especially if they're big on…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

Why You Don't Have To Go Home For The Holidays If Your Family Is Toxic

One of the toughest parts of holiday blues to contend with is the constant external messaging this is the warmest, coziest, most wonderful time of the year. For people with toxic families, this can trigger a cycle of imbuing us with false hope, only…
By Mariella Mosthof

These Christmas Cheeses Will Make Your Festive Snacking So Gouda, I Camembert It

Do you consider yourself a pudding person? Or like me, does the thought of sweet treats kind of turn you off? When the dessert menu comes, do you make the right ruddy choice and go for the cheese board? If so, you are probably dying to know my low…
By Aoife Hanna

6 Holiday Foods Your Dog Can Safely Eat, In Case You Want To Give Your Pup A Treat

For many of us, the holidays can be a cornucopia of delicious foods. There are elaborate dinners full of all different side dishes and carefully prepared main entrees, desserts that include everything from pies to cookies to special cakes, and…
By Jessica Booth

These 9 Hotels Have The Most Instagrammable Holiday Decorations In The World

Can we just be honest with ourselves here for a second? While comfortable accommodations are definitely a priority on the list of things to consider while looking for a hotel, Instagramability is definitely something we all consider, too. Hotels are…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

15 Harry Potter Holiday Decorations To Make Your Space As Magical As Hogwarts

Is there anything more wonderful than Hogwarts during the holidays? As a Harry Potter fan, I wish that I was a wizard every day of the year, but I especially wish I was a wizard during the month of December. Every Harry Potter book features the…
By Melissa Ragsdale

9 Hacks For Reducing Travel Stress This Holiday Season

Are you planning on traveling this holiday season? If your answer is “yes,” you’re not alone. In fact, you can be absolutely sure that you’ll be joined by literally millions of other Americans on the roads, rails, and in planes. Last year, AAA…
By Emma McGowan

13 Sexy Stocking Stuffers From Unbound That Are Under $50

As an adult, it's a struggle to find a use for stocking stuffers. You probably don't need little toys or tchotchkes or even decorations. But sexy stocking stuffers? Who can’t use more of that! Sexy stocking stuffers are especially great if your…
By Emma McGowan

Auntie Anne's Just Dropped Cozy Merch That Will Soothe Your '90s Baby Soul

And continuing the trend of brands totally getting what their fans want out of branded merch, we have this: Auntie Anne’s just added new items to their For The Love Of Pretzels collection — perfectly timed for any holiday shopping you still have…
By Lucia Peters

Tell Us Their Hogwarts House & We'll Tell You Which Book To Buy Them For The Holidays

It's the holidays, and shopping for all the readers on your list can be a real pain. It can be almost impossible to know who has read what, who owns what, and what genre everyone is into right now. But I have a suggestion that might help you choose…
By Kerri Jarema

Here’s What The Royal Family’s Holiday Meals Look Like

The holiday season is known for many things: cozy winter weather, family time, but above all, food. This isn't any different from the holiday habits of royal families, since after all, they need to eat too. What do royals eat during the holidays?…
By JR Thorpe

Target Is Selling Holiday Cat Scratchers That Look Like They're From The North Pole

One of the great joys of having a pet is getting adorable pet gear for them. Do the pets usually care how cute it is? Of course not — but their humans do, so, really, everyone wins. Such is the case with Target’s Wondershop cat scratchers and other…
By Lucia Peters

These 7 Romance Novels Are Basically A Hallmark Holiday Movie In Book Form

Picture this: the snow is falling, the fireplace is crackling, and you have your favorite Hallmark holiday movie on your TV. The holidays are here, and it's time to rock those 'tis-the-season vibes you've been craving all year. Bring out the sleigh…
By Melissa Ragsdale

8 Science-Backed Tricks To Help You Deal With Holiday Travel Anxiety

Traveling during the holidays can be intense. There are more people in transit than at any other time of year, and for every charming "home for the holidays" story, there's an over-tired passenger who's had two flights canceled and is panicking…
By JR Thorpe

14 Holiday Gift Ideas That Support Latinx Businesses

Holiday shopping can be majorly stressful, but there's one easy trick to lessen that stress: getting your friends and family gifts that have a double impact. Buying from small shops is a wonderful way to find thoughtful, one-of-a-kind gifts during…
By Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

25 Holiday Movies Streaming Now That Are So Cheesy You Can’t Help But Love Them

By Angelica Florio

What To Know About Navigating The Holidays When You Don’t Drink

The holiday season brings with it a lot of joy and excitement, but this time of year can also be especially tough if you don't drink. With the onslaught of holiday parties, office happy hours, and family events, on top of the general stress of the…
By Sanam Yar