These Are the Most Popular Easter Candies in America, According to Instacart

Only one mention of Peeps!   Whether you’re filling an Easter basket or expecting to receive one to mark the April holiday, we can all agree that there’s a science to crafting the perfect array of treats—you’ve got your pastel treats, egg-shaped desserts, and of course, plenty of chocolate. And while there are tons of Easter basket candies and egg hunt[…]

25 Best Christmas Eve Traditions to Make Lasting Memories With Your Family

So many things to do while you wait for Santa!   Christmas Eve is one of our favorite moments of the holiday season, the night you can relax after lots of prep—and hopefully checking lots of fun activities off your Christmas bucket list—slow down, spend some quality time with your friends and family, and take part[…]

Traditional Christmas Food, Ranked From Best-Ever to Worst

Get outta here with your candy canes and eggnog whatever.   I unabashedly love everything about the holiday season. I deck my halls like Buddy the Elf, watch the same 10 Christmas movies every year and load up my plate (er, plates) with traditional Christmas foods like it’s my last meal. As soon as my local grocery store sets[…]

The biggest calorie bomb at Thanksgiving dinner & 10 fun Thanksgiving food facts

There’s a lot that’s changed about Thanksgiving in the years since the Pilgrims gathered for their first meal of thanks. For instance, they weren’t were watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade while they basted their bird (that started in 1924) or rummaging through sale racks for a bargain sweater the day after on Black Friday.[…]

What Are the Holiday Blues?

Feelings of sadness that last throughout the holiday season—especially during the months of November and December—are often referred to as the holiday blues or holiday depression. The holidays are usually viewed as a time of happiness and rejoicing. But for some people, it can be a period of painful reflection, sadness, loneliness, anxiety, and depression. Even[…]

5 Ways the Change of Seasons Might Affect Your Mental Health … and what you can do about it.

Sometimes it can seem like it’s mandatory to like fall. Everyone is abuzz with talk of pumpkin spice lattes, sweater weather, and rain boots. If seasonal changes are difficult for you, you might feel alone. The truth is that for many people, the transition to fall is tough and the transition to winter is even[…]