The Foolproof Guide to Hanging Outdoor Lights

Clark Griswold wannabes, take note: “Hanging outdoor Christmas lights is all about prep work,” says David Gray, a lighting-design adviser at Lamps Plus who created his own outdoor display for many years. You can spend an entire day planning before hanging a single light.

Christmas Candies

These simple sweets will make you the star of your next cookies swap. 

Why You Shouldn’t Multitask While Shopping

Researchers recommend avoiding the phone while you're browsing the aisles—or at least trying to reduce stress and other distractions. 


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Best Gifts for Book-Lovers

On the hunt for a novel holiday idea? Friends and relatives would love to receive these gifts even after the holidays.

Unique Gift Ideas for Anyone

Forget the typical cookie-cutter gifts—try these special, hand-picked items instead. Find more great gifts for everyone on your list here.

27 Mugs for Any Coffee-Lover In Your Life

The best part about winter? Warming up with a hot, seasonal drink—whether it’s steaming hot chocolate, perfectly brewed tea or a classic cup of coffee. Serve them all up in these equally exciting mugs.