Baking fills your home with the most delicious aromas--and your heart with the joy that comes from sharing a fresh-baked treat with someone special.
Rae Katherine Eighmey's Almond Pound Cake

Almond Pound Cake

This pound cake is like the one Mary Todd is said to have used to court Abe Lincoln.

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Rae Katherine Eighmey's Gingerbread Men, just the way Abe Lincoln liked them
Health and Wellness

Gingerbread Men

Here's a recipe for gingerbread men made just the way Abraham Lincoln liked them.

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Beth Howard
Positive Living

Sharing Joy, One Slice at a Time

The holidays aren't over for this baker and author—not with National Pie Day upon us!

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One of the joys of Christmas–gingersnap cookies.
Better Living

The Joys of Christmas

A Christmas cookie that took a tween's mind off her tummy

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Family on Christmas Eve. Photo courtesy Michelle Medlock Adams.

Christmas Eve Traditions

It's not the games or sweets or even the gifts, it's all about family being together.

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A father and son baking gingerbread cookies with their dog.

Gingerbread for Dogs

Put on your aprons, dog lovers. You're not done baking for Christmas.

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Baking Christmas cookies. Photo by Ghenadii Boico, Thinkstock.

Christmas Traditions You Can Try

Ways one family has celebrated the season over the years. 

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The Eliasen family blessing box.

The Blessing of the Box

It’s my desire to bless my boys at Christmas, but I want them to learn to bless others more.


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A mother does some Christmas baking with her two young daughters
Life Advice

Christmas During Tough Times

Here are some tips for making the most of the Christmas season when money is tight.

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An artist's rendering of a gloved hand ringing a golden bell by a red pail

A Windblown Blessing

Wise advice from a passing stranger helps a woman retrieve a lost dollar bill.

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