Christmas Ideas and Inspiration

All things Christmas - holiday sweaters, wrapped gifts, mugs of hot chocolate, Christmas cookies, cards, and the american greetings app on a cell phone.

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Handle With Cheer

From cool gift ideas to clever gift wrapping tricks (did someone say reversible wrap?) we'll bring out your inner Elf with easy tips to give you a holiday head start on all your gift giving needs.

 

Happy smiling child lying among a collection of wrapped gifts and clutching a large wrapped gift to his chest.

Make Spirits Bright with Old and New Traditions

When you get down to it, it's traditions that make the season magical and filled with nostalgia. Check out these ideas on how to put your own spin on favorite old traditions, or even start brand new ones with your friends and family that you'll enjoy for years to come.

Two friends smiling and enjoying mugs of hot chocolate in front of a Christmas tree

Joy to Your World

"Christmas Day is in our grasp, so long as we have hands to clasp."

The Who's in Whoville know it – and so do you. The season is really about the people you love, so we'll help you create meaningful holiday connections that will make everyone's heart grow three sizes (even the Grinchy ones).

A table strewn with nostalgic Christmas cards and a few gifts, hands holding a pen and writing a message in one card.

In the St. Nick of Time!

Not a creature was stirring…of course they didn't have any shopping to do! If waiting until the last minute is your jam, we've got you – even if the gift list you made a month ago disappeared somewhere between the figgy-pudding Pinterest fail and the jumbled ball of lights (that don't work, of course). No-ho-ho problem!

A table set with a plaid holiday tablecloth with seasonal branches and ornaments and plates of Christmas cookies, three hands holding cups of festive drinks.