Host a Cookie Swap
Add renewed warmth and sparkle to your holiday season. Get your girlfriends together to bake and swap cookies.
How to host a cookie swap
6 artful ways to package cookies as gifts

Organize a Craft Party
'Tis the season to be crafty! From storage solutions to setting a budget, Peter Walsh has everything you need to plan an interactive day—or night—with friends and family.
Bring your own scissors...

Favorite Holiday TV Specials
When you grow weary of the Yule Log's glowing embers, flip the channel to one of these holiday classics.
Celebrate the season

Throw a Theme Party!
From a holiday movie night—complete with snack ideas and trivia contests—to a cookie swap, these gatherings are overflowing with holiday cheer!
Celebrate the season

Holiday Movie Night
Nothing makes the season bright like a grumpy Grinch, a wintry musical and a black-and-white classic. Customize your soiree with treats and décor inspired by your favorite holiday film. Then, take the quiz!
Calling all film fanatics!

The Perfect Outfit
O magazine creative director Adam Glassman has the get-ready guide to going out during the holiday party season. Where to start, how to accessorize and what to avoid.
20 ways to dress up
What to wear to an office party

Get Your Party Face On
Our perfect makeup tricks will make all the difference between "come-as-you-are" and "wow."
How to get gorgeous

Deck Out Your House
Make your guests feel festive with some fresh holiday décor ideas from New York event designer David Stark.
7 full-fledged Christmas scenes you can copy

The $40 Party Dress
We're blown away by the value and quality of the 26 styles—each $40—in Target's Limited-Edition Holiday Dress collection.
Take a look!

6 Fancy Holiday Shoes
Shoes with a glamorous presence can make a simple dress look brilliant.
Slip on a pair

Chic Party Clutches
The best holiday clutches at affordable prices.
See the deals under $100

Holiday Gems
Attention-getting pieces of jewelry under $50.
10 to choose from

Merry Mix-mas!
To keep the yuletide spirit fresh, listen to these mixes of new, old and out-of-the-way Christmas songs.
20 songs to keep the yuletide spirit fresh

Body Smart Holiday Dresses
Tall or short, big or small—any body can look sensuous this holiday season.
8 women of all sizes step out in style

31 Days of Beauty
Try a little something that will lift your looks and spirits every day this month!
Quick beauty pick-me-ups

Fresh Holiday Décor
Event planner Debi Lilly shares tips for using fresh fruit and flowers in holiday décor.
Start decorating!

Holiday Traditions
Make some new holiday traditions this year with inspiration from users.
Their stories

Office Party Dresses
Why dish out cash for two separate party outfits when you can mix and match one and wear it everywhere
Get Adam Glassman's party outfit tips.

Evening Eye Makeup
Makeup artist Sandy Linter shares 8 steps to perfect makeup for a nighttime event.
Try her tips

A Merry Mix
Five music playlists to try when you're decorating the tree, wrapping presents, toasting drinks and other fun holiday rituals.
Make your mix

Holiday Sweaters You'll Want to Wear
Give the reindeer a rest! Try these 11 elegant takes on the traditional holiday sweater.
Start shopping

An Artful Christmas
Artist Sandra Magsamen shares ways to make the holidays more about spending meaningful time with loved ones and less about overspending and overindulging.
10 artful ways to enjoy Christmas

An Artful Hanukkah
Celebrate the Festival of Light with these artful tips from Sandra Magsamen.
8 special ways to have a happy Hanukkah

Easy Entertaining
We've got four easy party ideas for people who are reluctant to entertain at home.
Start planning

Light Up the Night
See the lights without wasting gas! users share photos of their holiday decorations. Take a peek at winter wonderlands from Florida to Kansas.
Virtual home tour

The Best Holiday Movies List
'Tis the season to get in the holiday spirit with a movie marathon!
Check out our favorites


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