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'It's A Wonderful Life' Would Be Different Today

Isn't it weird to think that once upon a time, 70 years ago, in fact, the Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life was a new movie, like any other new holiday movie? This one stars America's sweethearts of the era, Jimmy Stewart, and Donna Reed. Whe…
By Jordana Lipsitz

7 Most Extravagant Beauty Gift Sets To Buy

If you're in need of a quick yet awesome gift with a variety of products, beauty gift sets are always a fun option for holiday presents. Whether you're shopping for yourself or for your beauty-obsessed friend, there are some pretty extravagant beauty…
By Madison Alcedo

Yes, Holiday Ornament Eye Makeup Exists

If you have any last-minute parties to attend, or really want to look fabulous come Christmas morning, then I highly recommend taking a look at this holiday ornament eye makeup. It truly gives the word "festive" a whole new meaning, and I kind of lov…
By Carolyn Steber

The Origins Of 5 Christmas Traditions

Christmas morning, we jump out of bed, run downstairs, and welcome what is one of the most exciting days of the entire year; and it's second nature to us. But I'd bet most of us aren't familiar with the origins of Christmas traditions, and why we do …
By Megan Grant

Don't Forget About Festivus This Year

Does this Christmas season have you feeling pretty anti-holiday? If so, join the ranks of Seinfeld fans who will be celebrating Festivus this year to prepare for the actual holidays, and laugh your pants off with these funny Festivus Day memes. Krame…
By Chelsey Grasso

14 Christmas Quotes About Family For 2016

Christmas provides the perfect opportunity for families to spend time together, be it over a Christmas Eve dinner, shopping for gifts, or even doing something as simple as sipping cocoa by the fire. As these 14 Christmas quotes about family for 2016 …
By Chelsey Grasso

15 Bookish Candles To Gift This Holiday Season

Some consider candles to be a stereotypical go-to gift, because they’re easy to purchase and almost everyone likes them. Some people may consider candles bland presents, because you could easily give someone a basic-scented candle without knowing any…
By Julia Seales

13 Holiday Greetings To Write In Your Cards

Sending out last minute Christmas cards and blanking on what to write inside of them? If so, use someone else's words by copying down one of these 13 holiday greetings quotes for 2016. This round-up of quotes includes words of wisdom from some of Ame…
By Chelsey Grasso

Holiday Memes That Will Help You Destress

Do the holidays have you stressed out? Take a breather and bust a gut with these holiday memes for 2016. From a meme featuring a Grumpy Cat cameo to a "Wrecking Ball" meme starring The Elf on a Shelf, these creations aren't afraid to poke a little fu…
By Chelsey Grasso

These Holiday Quotes Are Laugh-Out-Loud Funny

The holidays are a special time of year, and amidst all of the cheer and love rests some serious humor. If you don't know what makes Christmas a laughing matter, these 13 funny holiday quotes for 2016 should help clear that up for you; after all, a f…
By Chelsey Grasso

The Best Christmas Quotes To Read Over Dinner

Planning on giving a speech or toast this holiday season? If so, the best Christmas quotes to read for 2016 are all conveniently rounded up for you below. These 14 Christmas quotes are deserving of a standing ovation, and reading just one of them wil…
By Chelsey Grasso

What's Open On Christmas Day 2016?

Whether you don't celebrate Christmas or you're already looking for an excuse to leave your family gathering a little early, you're going to want to know what stores are actually open on Christmas Day in 2016. While it might seem like the entire coun…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here's What Will Be Open On Christmas Eve

There are only a few days until Christmas, and if you're anything like me, chances are you still have a couple of presents left to buy. As for wrapping all of them? Forget about it — you haven't even gotten to that part yet. But there's no need to pa…
By Michelle Regalado

Where Did The First Christmas Take Place?

There are particular traditions that are essential to the Christmas festivities: decorating a Christmas tree, kissing under the mistletoe, and of course, Santa Claus. What is intriguing about the entire holiday, however, is how any of these tradition…
By Kiersten Hickman

Things We All Think When At Home For The Holidays

The holidays are officially here, which means it's the time of year to reconnect with all of the family and friends we left back home in our previous lives. Whether you're practically jumping with joy and excitement or starting to break into a cold s…
By Sadie Trombetta

13 Gifts For 'Gilmore Girls' Fans

Before you go to the Chat Club and buy a toiletry kit for that special someone this holiday season, don’t. Don’t give gifts like Luke Danes this Christmas. Give like a Lorelai. Find that perfect present and wrap it up in a snazzy bowtie. If you happe…
By Caroline Gerdes

The Best DIY Mason Jar Holiday Gift Ideas

Want to know why the holidays are seriously the best time of the year? It’s not the snow, it's not the lights, and it's not even drinking hot cocoa. For me, it’s finally having an excuse to do all of those holiday DIY projects I’ve been saving up on …
By Kiersten Hickman

Christmas Quotes To Share On Facebook In 2016

Want to spread some holiday cheer this Christmas season? Well, these 13 Christmas quotes to share on Facebook in 2016 are the perfect way to go about that. Of course, giving aways gifts and baking cookies for your friends and family is a great way to…
By Chelsey Grasso

Christmas Quotes About Santa Clause For 2016

He's big and jolly and only shows up once a year... I know that sounds creepy, but don't worry, I'm just talking about Santa Claus, of course! Whether you still believe or gave up long ago, these Christmas quotes about Santa will either transport you…
By Chelsey Grasso

Quotes About The Holidays To Share This Season

The chestnuts are roasting on an open fire, Jack Frost is nipping at your nose — in other words, the holiday season is in full swing. A magical time of year that always goes by too quickly, the spirit of the season can be captured in these beautiful …
By Sadie Trombetta