If your holiday to-do list is 3 feet long, your budget is strapped, and really, you'd rather hide under the couch with a pumpkin pie until the whole thing is over, we've got solutions to make this your easiest winter yet. Here, find dozens of gorgeous, personalized gifts—all under $100; the greatest holiday recipes in O history; a shopping strategy to get you to the mall and back (without the drama); and expert style tips to plan the perfect party outfit.
The Reasons for the Season
The candles, the carols, the shopping and decorations—we trace the meaning behind our holiday traditions.
Black-Belt Shopping Strategies
Shopping experts Joe Lupo and Jesse Garza map out a stress-free, no-fail giving plan.
The O List
We found dozens of perfect presents under $100. Plus, lavish new books to engage and transport those on your list, gifts that give back—and a few of Oprah's favorites.
Your Perfect Party Outfit
O's creative director, Adam Glassman, has 20 surefire ways to shine (not shock) at every event.
Holiday Recipe Kit
Delicious no-stress bound-to-please dishes for every table.
From the December 2008 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
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