KRINGLE

By Candace Jane Kringle | The official magazine of North Pole High, curated by Santa's daughter!

Eggnog Cupcakes withSpiced Rum

I am in full holiday swing! First it was the Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes, then Gingerbread Latte Cupcakes, and now Eggnog Cupcakes. I’m thinking you …

Baking

The 25 Best Christmas Movies

Trim the tree, stuff the stockings, and watch one of these classics.<p>There's no more festive time of year than Christmas, which over the years has been the backdrop for myriad old-school classics and modern favorites that have gifted moviegoers with an abundance of warm-and-fuzzy cheer. There's less …

Movies

Welcome To Our Very Merry Finnish Christmas!

Merry Christmas my Dearest, Darlingest Readers! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas full of love and laughter and that you have had a chance to rest …

DIY Gingerbread Man Piñata

Alright, I may have given the gingerbread man the boot in favor of donuts when it comes to the Christmas cookies… but that doesn’t mean I don’t think …

Apparently, Christmas Started In October And Nobody Got The Memo

If you thought 12 days of Christmas was a little much, you don't even want to know what's happening in October.<p>America's retailers seem to be on a mission to bring the start of the holiday season closer to the start of fall every year, despite the fact that there are two major holidays before …

Ariana Grande, Pharrell, Maroon 5 Tabbed for Grammy Christmas Special

After six years of announcing the nominees of Music's Biggest Night during a primetime concert, the Grammy Awards are mixing things up for the 57th …

Music

'Nashville' Cast to Release Christmas Album

Life is imitating art for Jay DeMarcus and Sam Palladio. The Rascal Flatts bassist made a cameo appearance on ABC's <i>Nashville</i> last season, making a …

Music

Wishing on a Star made my sad Christmas Eve sparkle

The latest in our new series in which writers muse on the music changed their lives: the story of how Rose Royce’s 1977 hit prompted a moment of near-perfect bliss amid snow, sludge and twentysomething stress<p>It was the kind of day that needed a sniper’s bullet. I only vaguely recall the actual …

20+ Modern Christmas and Holiday Home Decorations and Decor

Go for the gold, er, bold, I mean. These Pantone Xmas Balls from Seletti will bring a colorful splash to any dull tree. You can get them individually …

Christmas

Modern Christmas Trees - Design Milk

If you are looking for modern Christmas trees, here are a few options for you:<p>1. If you are gung-ho on getting a real tree, be sure to bring it to a …

Furniture

Homemade Christmas Crackers

What do you like to do at Christmas time to spoil your loved ones a little? Christmas for me means a little bit of indulgence, going that extra mile …

8 Distinct (and Fabulous) Christmas Tree Styles

The Christmas tree is the heart of the season’s décor, I think. Just as different as one home’s style is from another, decorated Christmas trees are …

Interior Design

| National Review

I’m happy to admit that though it’s only October I’m already looking forward to Christmas. And the good folks at Gallup are asking about it as a way …

Join Fenwick at its exclusive Christmas shopping evenings and receive 20% off* purchases

The Christmas countdown has begun. Register for a ticket and get your Christmas shopping wrapped up this November at one of the exclusive shopping evenings at Fenwick.<p>The Fenwick Christmas shopping experiences, taking place from 10-22 November, will get you in the festive spirit. During the special …

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Halloween and Christmas Arrive Early For a Family Forced to Say Goodbye to Their Son

Ethan Van Leuven celebrated Halloween early this week, and Christmas is coming soon for the 4-year-old boy, as well. According to KSL News, Ethan was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at just 22 months old. After watching him be treated for years, the Van Leuven family learned that his …

Autism

Pentatonix, 'That's Christmas To Me'—EP Review

"It's the most wonderful time of the year. There'll be much mistletoe-ing and hearts will be glowing when loved ones are near," 2014's breakout a …

Midwest travel: Christmas trees, film festivals and more

<b>Illinois</b><p><b>Nov. 15-19</b>: Festival of Trees, Danville. This annual events draws more than 10,000 visitors to see decorated Christmas trees and wreaths and experience other holiday-related activities and entertainment. 217-431-2424, facebook.com/presencefestival. Miles from Chicago: 150<p><b>Nov. 21-22</b>: Galena …

Travel

Christmas Eve is 9 Weeks from Tonight, Bitches

So, my dad <b>promised</b> he won't put you on his Naughty List for clicking on Bitches n Prose. That's because, in addition to all the great book reviews …

Dutch Court Finally Admits 'Black Pete' Is A Racist Christmas Tradition

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A Dutch court declared that "Black Pete" — a traditional Christmas figure in the country usually …

'White Christmas' kicks off 60th anniversary with Blu-ray edition

The Bing Crosby-Danny Kaye holiday favorite, "White Christmas," is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. And Paramount is releasing Tuesday a special Blu-ray edition of the film that also stars Rosemary Clooney and Vera-Ellen and features the music of Irving Berlin.<p>There are plenty of extras …

The Arts

Selfridges’ Christmas window displays - in pictures

This year, the theme of the store’s Christmas window display is storytelling, and the Selfridges design team has gone to town with surreal scenes from fairytales.<p>Photographs by Linda Nylind for the Guardian unless stated

Selfridges’ Christmas window wonderland conjures magic of fairytales

From Sleeping Beauty to Rapunzel, Oxford Street department store evokes surreal scenes from children’s storybook classics<p>A glittering golden spider’s web fills the window of Selfridges in Oxford Street, London. Hanging from its skeins are shoes with impossibly high heels, jewel-encrusted bags and a …