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  • Are charitable donations good gifts?

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    Some people are hard to shop for, making a donation to charity in their name a great gift idea. But, there are a few things to consider.

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Keep yourself sane for holiday drive

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The long drive to see family and friends is just another part of the annual holiday ritual.

Non-traditional gifts work for holidays



One of the most difficult tasks in gift giving can be finding a gift for the person who has everything.

Tips for stress-free travel with kids

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With planning, realistic goals and a little bit of luck, stress-free travel with kids can be a reality for your family.

How to land good airplane seats


Getting the right seat on an airplane can make all the difference on a trip. Find out how to get the one you want.

5 tips for surviving family trips

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The whole point of a road trip is to have fun getting to where you're going. But when kids are involved, it takes a little planning and some sanity-saving gadgets.

Break these travel habits and save

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When you travel there are probably some things that you've gotten used to doing. If you're looking to save on your next trip, here's some of those habits to drop.

When the airline damages your luggage


Everyone hates luggage problems after a flight. Here are some tips on how to avoid headaches if your luggage shows up at the airport carousel damaged.


Pumpkin pies

From the aroma when they're cooking to the custardy-sweet taste and texture, these pies are an eternal favorite.

Wild rice-cranberry soup


Wild rice and cranberries combine for an elegant flavor in this soup.

Healthy twist on holiday favorites

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Make your holiday meal healthier by making these simple changes to popular Thanksgiving dishes.

Sweet potato fritters



Looking for a new way to prepare sweet potatoes? Try this twist.

Candied brie with apple wedges

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Try this grownup spin on a favorite party treat.

Thanksgiving centerpiece ideas

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Create a unique centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table with these ideas.

Turkey pasta salad with red grapes


Need ideas for next week's Thanksgiving leftovers? Try this pasta salad.

Hazelnut torte with chocolate cream filling



File this one for your special occasion desserts!

What to include – and avoid – in your holiday card

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Sending holiday cards is a nice gesture and fun holiday tradition. However, deciding what to include – and not include – in your card can be a struggle for some.

Chestnut soup


This winter classic will warm you to the core.