All About Christmas
- Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Page
- How Christmas Works — Learn about the origin and meaning of many Christmas customs and traditions
- Christmas Celebrations around the World — Learn how the Christmas holiday is celebrated in many countries around the world.
Christmas History and Tradition
- History Channel: Christmas — Christmas through the years and around the world
- Christmas Picture Books — A selection of Christmas stories, both classic and new, to enjoy with your family.
- Christmas Crafts and Activiities — A selection of books available from your public library, featuring holiday crafts, activities and recipes for the whole family.
- Christmas Romance — Indulge in these Christmas romance novels all available from your local library.
- Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus — Newseum presents the famous editorial by Francis P. Church, with images of the original newspaper
- A Child’s Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas
- Boston Ballet’s grown-up ‘Nutcracker’ — A review of the Boston Ballet’s 2013 production of the Nutcracker from the Boston Globe.
- Christmas Revels — The official site for the Christmas Revels, an annual celebration of Christmas and the Solstice through music, dance and drama
- Christmas in Boston — “Best Boston Christmas Events, Trees, Music, Shows” from the Boston Discovery Guide.
- It’s a Wonderful Life — A tribute from the Reelclassics Website
Christmas Health and Safety
- Trouble in Toyland 2014 — MassPIRG’s annual survey of toy safety lists general problems to look out for; includes a link to the full report.
- Healthy Holiday Food & Fitness — Tips for eating healthy and staying in shape during the holiday season from WebMD.
- Food Safety Tips for Healthy Holidays — Tips for ensuring that your holiday is not only delicious, but safe.
Christmas Cards and Christmas Seals
- A Victorian Christmas — A gallery of Victorian Christmas cards from the collection of Malcolm Warrington
- Christmas Seals — The American Lung Association’s official Christmas Seals website
- Christmas Recipes — A holiday food guide from Food & Wine magazine
- Vegan Christmas or Yule — Holiday recipes without meat, dairy or other animal products
- The History of Gingerbread — A brief history from PBS’ History Kitchen site includes a recipe for gingerbread cookies
- Christmas Recipes — A Christmas guide from Epicurious, including recipes and holiday menus
- Christmas Recipes — A large collection of links to holiday cooking pages from The Kitchen Link
Christmas Trees and Plants
- Massachusetts Christmas Tree Association — Information on selecting, buying and caring for Christmas trees, with lists of local sellers
- Massachusetts Christmas Tree Farms — Listings of farms in Massachusetts that offer choose-and-cut, pre-cut, and live Christmas trees along with information about recycling your tree after the holiday.
- National Christmas Tree Association — Tips for selecting and caring for your Christmas tree
- How to Care for Christmas Cactus Plants — Instructions from eHow.com
- Poinsettia Care –Tips from the Helpful Gardener