Christmas Gnome Infestation
Christmas gnomes are on the march this year in stores, DIY projects and on social media. We look at the strong opinions the mischievous little creatures invoke.
Wrapping gifts beautifully can help take the edge off of social distancing during the holidays.
Home is Where the Vacation is
Vacationing at home looks to be the main travel trend for the near future. Here are some ways to enjoy it.
Shortbread - Santa’s Favorite
Here's a Christmas secret - Santa prefers shortbread to sugar cookies. Here's a shortbread recipe to keep him happy and plump.
Portraits of Mary
Mary, the mother of Christ, may be the most prominent visual icon in the world. We explore her history.
Travel is So Daily
As more and more travelers are discovering, travel is more about enhancing the life you have than escaping from it.
Non-biblical Nativity Figures
Why are those figurines in large nativity scenes dressed in European dresses and broad-brimmed hats instead of Biblical costumes?
Wise Men Came Bearing Gifts
We all want to give during the holiday season. Here are some tips on how to give wisely and well.
Illuminated medieval manuscripts preserved culture and religious beliefs and set a foundation for book design and art styles.
Cookie Cutter Pie Crusts
Cookie cutter pie crusts have taken Pinterest and food magazines by storm. How easy are they to make and are they worth the trouble?
Pizza on a Scale of One-to-Ken
If you're lucky enough to live in Portland, try Ken Forkish’s restaurant, Ken's Artisan Pizza. If not, try his great recipes.
How to throw a shower for a proud new car owner, complete with car-themed food.