It is time to face a sobering reality: Creditors want to collect on the charges you made while you were caught up in the holiday festivities.
You may not have observed Kwanzaa before, but this tribute to community pride is a wonderful way to bring your family together in a celebration of African-American family, community, history and culture.
Holidays seem to go hand in hand with plenty of food and drinks, but there are ways to prevent holiday weight gain.
Children should be allowed to believe in Santa Claus as long as they want, an expert says.
There's a wide world of ways to wrap a present.
What you should know before you buy.
Bring this sweet treat to a holiday potluck or party, and just smile enigmatically when the other guests assume you spent hours over the stove.
This sophisticated take on the classic Christmas fruitcake is far from a punchline. Sweet, spiced, and dense, with a bright rum glaze, it's a perfect holiday treat for giving as a gift — or for keeping to yourself.
Scientists report that they have uncovered the biology behind the magic of how Rudolph's nose glows in the dark as he guides Santa's sleigh around the globe on Christmas Eve.
There's no harm in getting friends and family prepared for the apocalypse, right?
Christmas can be a stressful and dangerous time for dogs, according to the American Kennel Club.
Hosting a secret Santa party is easy with a little preparation. Here's what you need to do to lay the foundation for a great secret Santa exchange.
Holiday decorating goes through fashions and styles, and the tree you remember as if it was yesterday has become today's vintage look.
Gifts of electronic gadgets, like smartphones and laptops, no doubt bring glee to the teens who receive them. But people thinking of gifting such devices to a kid might want to consider the broader ramifications.
It may not be traditional, but if you like a crispy, golden-brown exterior and a soft, fluffy interior, this latke is for you.
Got that someone on your list who refuses to join the Apple bandwagon? No worries, these are the gadgets made for geeks against Macintosh.
You need to start this recipe the day before you plan on serving it, but it's well worth the wait.
Retailers may be excited about robust holiday sales, but consumers need to exercise restraint.
Toy shopping season is here and experts urge parents and others to make sure any gifts they buy for children are safe and age-appropriate.
Get ready for the biggest online shopping day of the year with this handy guide to all the best Cyber Monday deals.
Protect yourself from identity theft and fraud with safe-shopping tips.
Here are the top reasons for winter weight gain and what you can do to avoid them.
Speeding, alcohol and weather are among the factors that increase the risk of fatal traffic crashes around Thanksgiving, according to a new study.
The craziest holiday saving season is upon us, and here's a look at upcoming sales on gadgets and accessories -- if you dare brave the lines.
Lightening up recipes and focusing on family rather than food are just two of the ways people can enjoy a healthier Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving is a coming together of one cook's favorite Eastern Shore traditions, and a celebration of the local foods that have fed the people of this peninsula for generations.
You better plan ahead - way ahead - for upcoming Black Friday sales this year, especially now that Walmart will open up stores at 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Thursday.
Pumpkin pie is an American original.
5 steps to starting the New Year with a better financial plan.
Making something new out of something old is a great way to teach your kids about the power of recycling.
Though it should be taken with a grain of salt, a newly discovered document holds some very interesting ideas about the next Xbox.
With the popularity of the Back to the Future franchise spawning new products, Mattel is the latest company to jump in the Delorean and race up to 88 miles per hour.
The joyous occasion of celebrating the New Year with friends and family can sometimes be a messy affair.
New Year's Eve traditions have been observed by the world over with many traditions embraced globally and many still country-bound.
Everyone likes to receive a brightly wrapped present for the holidays, but after the decorative paper comes off, what can you do to repurpose the sparkly stuff?
The Christmas cleanup is never fun, but it can be easy and green! Here are some tips that will help you find new purposes for things you probably considered tossing in the garbage!
Tis the season... for gift cards. If you received one you don't want to use, there are ways to turn it into either one you want or into cold hard cash.