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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.

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Tips for stress-free travel with kids

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

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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.

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5 tips for surviving family trips

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…

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Break these travel habits and save

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…

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Keep yourself sane for holiday drive

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

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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.

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Sausage balls

Make this simple pleaser for your New Year's Eve party!

Guacamole as you like it

Tailor the taste of this guacamole to your personal preference!

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5 New Year's resolutions you will break

Some resolutions are harder to keep than others, and which ones you choose will make all the difference in your chances of having to make the same promise to…

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Holiday fig nog

Here's a tasty alternative to the traditional holiday drink!

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Greek green beans and tomatoes

Take an island trip with this taverna classic.

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Vanilla rice pudding

Make this classic dessert at home anytime!

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Pear and almond tart

This elegant dessert will class up your holiday table!

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Pistachio-crusted creamy goat cheese round

Why buy one pre-made when you can serve your own?

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Top holiday DVD picks

Staying home for the holidays? Check out some recommendations of films you can watch while roasting chestnuts on an open fire.

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Warm apples with vanilla cream sauce

Warm and decadent ... this is the perfect dessert!