Paul McCartney’s “Wonderful Christmastime“ is both a song people love to hate and a song people love to love. Musicologist Nate Sloan has some ideas as to why the song is so polarizing.
Peek behind the curtains of ‘The Nutcracker,’ Tchaikovsky’s famous Yuletide ballet.
Rudolph is famous for standing out, but his red nose blends into this holiday-themed brainteaser.
Buddy the Elf tops his spaghetti with syrup, marshmallows, and Pop-Tarts. You can, too.
While there may be no definite consensus on how red and green became the official colors of Christmas, there are a few interesting explanations.
Over the course of his illustrious career, George Michael gave the world many gifts. One that keeps on giving is “Last Christmas,” the 1984 holiday classic by Wham!, Michael's pop duo with Andrew Ridgeley.
The classic Will Ferrell Christmas movie celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2023.
From ‘Friends’ and ‘The Golden Girls’ to ‘Harry Potter’ and 'Star Wars,’ the best pop culture Christmas ornaments can work for every kind of fandom.
The tradition of giving misbehaving children lumps of coal predates the Santa Claus we know and love today.
Here's how to get a national forest Christmas tree permit.
Enter your tree size and shape and your decorating preferences, and this online calculator will do the rest.
As you wait for Christmas to arrive, this cheery brainteaser will get you in the holiday spirit.
Americans favor 'Merry Christmas,' while Brits opt for 'Happy Christmas.' Here's how we got here.
Clearing the last of the Christmas dinner plates is a special moment. It means it’s time for the traditional dessert.
From stringing lights to hanging ornaments, here’s how to keep your holiday tree from becoming a flocking mess.
A little wreath can go a long way.
Richard Curtis’s multi-layered romantic comedy has become a staple of holiday movie marathons.
There’s a good chance you’ll end up wanting to wear these flashy, funny ugly Christmas sweaters all year round.
The Eastern European tradition is rooted in a beloved folktale often known as 'The Legend of the Christmas Spider.'
Give your Christmas tree a custom touch with an ornament from Uncommon Goods that displays your first or last name in a wooden snowflake carving.
'Christmas creep' is getting stronger, with chocolate Santas popping up the second Halloween wraps. Here's why.
The 2003 holiday classic will look sharper than ever thanks to a new restoration.