Celebrate the holidays and seasons with House & Home!

We’ve made it easy to enjoy yourself on special occasions, whether you’re hosting a crowd or being pampered as a guest. In this special section you’ll find decorating ideas like indoor plants suitable for every interiors, party themes, recipes, menus and unique gift ideas for holidays such as Christmas and seasonal occasions like a summer barbecue party. Use these quick links to find articles, photo galleries and videos to help you plan great events for all seasons and your favourite holidays, including New Year’s Eve, Thanksgiving and more.


Victoria Day: May 21

Long Weekend GuidePhoto Gallery: Cheap & Chic Cottage DecoratingPhoto Gallery: Cottages & Country Houses
Photo Gallery: 11 Summer Decorating Tips

Photo Gallery: Outdoor Living 10 Looks
11 Long Weekend Design Projects
Summer Entertaining Guide
80 Sizzling Summer Grilling Recipes
Hot Off The Grill Recipes

Best Burger Recipes

Grilled Vegetables & Desserts Recipes

Summer Fruit Recipes
Video: Make The Ultimate Burger
Video: Grilled Corn On The Cob

Patio Drinks Menu

Father’s Day: June 17

Father’s Day Recipes
Father’s Day Grilling Recipes
Father’s Day Salad Recipes (including potato salad!)

Best Burger Recipes

Chipotle Black Bean Dip Recipe
Pineapple Jerk Burgers Recipe
Video: The Ultimate Burger
Video: Grilled Corn On The Cob
Frozen Dessert Recipes

40+ Patio Drink Recipes

Canada Day: July 1

Long Weekend Guide
50 Patio Entertaining Recipes
Canada Day Recipes & Drinks
Hot Off The Grill Menu

Best Burgers Menu

Video: Make The Ultimate Burger

Video: Grilled Corn On The Cob

Hot Weather, No-Cook Recipes

Patio Drinks Recipes

Picnic Recipes
Frozen Desserts Recipes


Cottage Design & Decorating Guide
Photo Gallery: Summer Table Decorating
Photo Gallery: Summer Finds For $60 Or Less
Photo Gallery: Summer Paint Colours
Photo Gallery: Cheap & Chic Cottage Decorating
Photo Gallery: High & Low Patio Finds
Photo Gallery: Storybook Cottages
Photo Gallery: Seaside-Inspired Interiors
Photo Gallery: Gardening Ideas
Photo Gallery: White Cottages
Photo Gallery: Inspiring Backyards
Photo Gallery: Gorgeous Gardens
Photo Gallery: Easy To Grow Plants & Blooms
Photo Gallery: Indoor-Outdoor Spaces
Photo Gallery: Tropical-Inspired Outdoor Spaces
Photo Gallery: Classic Cottage Style
Photo Gallery: Cottages & Country Houses
Photo Gallery: Modern Cottages
Photo Gallery: Traditional Cottages
Photo Gallery: Summer Decorating
Photo Gallery: Outdoor Living
Summer Table Decoration
Summer Decorating
Gardening & Outdoor Living
Outdoor Furniture Ideas
Online TV: DIY Nautical Style Projects
Colourful Summer Plates
Summer Weddings
Summery Wicker Furniture
Alfresco Furniture Finds
Summer Style Finds
English-Inspired Garden
DIY Windowbox
3 Easy DIY Projects
Update Your Home In Summer Style
Design: The Summer Table

Patio Ideas

11 Long Weekend Design Projects
Long Weekend Guide
Summer Grilling Guide
Summer Entertaining Guide
Photo Gallery: Amy Rosen’s Favourite Summer Flavours
Online TV: Easy Summer Appetizers
Online TV: Sweet & Tangy Coleslaw
Recipes From My Sweet Mexico
50 Patio Entertaining Recipes
30+ Summer Salad Recipes
30+ Seafood Recipes
22 Summer Chicken Recipes
Light Summer Dinner Recipes
Hot Off The Grill Recipes
Best Burger Recipes

Summer Fruit Recipes
19 Fresh Peach Recipes
Strawberry Recipes
Cottage Weekend Recipes
Video: Make The Ultimate Burger

Video: Grilled Corn On The Cob

Patio Drinks Recipes

50 Patio Entertaining Recipes
Frozen Desserts Recipes

End-Of-Summer Burgers

Rosh Hashanah: September 16-18

Easy Rosh Hashanah Recipes
Blueberry Blintzes Recipe


Turkey Recipes
Thanksgiving Recipes
Decorating For Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Recipes, Cheeses & Wines
Lucy Waverman’s Holiday Recipes
Delicious Fall Recipes
Pecan Ginger Bread Recipe

Comforting Fall Desserts Recipes

Recipes For Leftover Turkey


Photo Gallery: Fall Decorating Ideas
Photo Gallery: Fall Finds Under $90
Photo Gallery: Editors’ Favourite Fall Paint Colours
Photo Gallery: Fall Home Trends
Photo Gallery: Beautiful Fall Dinnerware
Warm Up Your Home For Fall
Front Door Decorating For Fall & Winter
Blog: Wheat-Inspired Home Accessories
Autumn Comfort Foods
Fresh Fall Recipes
Autumn Comfort Foods
Recipes For Leftover Turkey
10 Scrumptious Sandwich Recipes
Fall Harvest Menu

40+ Thanksgiving Recipes
Turkey Recipes
Root Vegetable Recipes
Easy Pasta Recipes

Comforting Fall Desserts Recipes

Video: Make Sweet Potato Cornbread
Video: Grilled Corn On The Cob

Blog: Fall Foods
Blog: Pumpkin Season
Blog: Fall Decorating Ideas
Blog: Fall Tabletop Accessories
Blog: Fall Interiors
Blog: Fall Finds From West Elm
Blog: Fall Furniture Finds


Diwali Recipes
Easy Indian Recipes
Madhur Jaffrey’s Indian Recipes
Recipes From Vikram Vij’s New Cookbook


Halloween Decorating Ideas
Blog Post: Skulls
Blog Post: Last-Minute Halloween Decorating
30+ Halloween Party Recipes
Online TV: Chic DIY Pumpkins
Pumpkin Chai Cupcakes Recipe
Pumpkin & Peanut Butter Soup Recipe
Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe


20+ Hanukkah Recipes
Challah Bread Recipe
Matzoh Ball Soup Recipe
Potato Latkes Recipe
Gefilte Fish Recipe

Christmas & Festive Season

Christmas & Holiday Guide
Photo Gallery: 15 Gifts Under $50
Photo Gallery: White Holiday Decorating
Photo Gallery: Christmas Decorating
Photo Gallery: Holiday Ornaments, Trees & Wreaths
Photo Gallery: Winter & Christmas Outdoor Decorations
Holiday Entertaining Guide
Holiday DIY Guide
Online TV: Christmas With Suzanne Dimma
Online TV: Modern DIY Chalkboard Christmas Tree
Online TV: Christmas House Tour
Online TV: Decorating With Holiday Wreaths
Online TV: DIY Holiday Sconces & Ornaments
Online TV: Gorgeous Gift Wrapping Ideas For Baking
Online TV: DIY Holiday Boxwood Wreaths
Online TV: Napkin Folding Ideas
Three Holiday Gift Wrap Palettes
Gift Tag Template & Holiday Wrapping Tips
Video: Holiday Gift Wrapping
Blog Post: Stylish Holiday Gift Ideas
Blog Post: 25 Days Of Christmas
Online TV: DIY Christmas Tree Alternatives
Blog Post: Christmas Tree Alternatives
Organizing & Time Saving Holiday Tips
Environmentally Friendly Holiday Tips
Choosing & Decorating The Perfect Christmas Tree
Holiday Wreaths & Decorating
Party Decorating Tips & Photo Gallery
Twinkling Pine Bough Topiary

Holiday Cookies & Squares
75+ Holiday Recipes & Menus
Holiday Drink & Cocktail Recipes
Video: Make Shortbread & Edible Gifts

Online TV: Lynda Reeves’ Favourite Gingerbread Cookies
Blog Post: DIY Gingerbread House
Make Gingerbread Boxes
Recipes For Leftover Turkey
Online TV: Fresh Drink Recipes
Online TV: Easy Appetizer Recipes
Online TV: A Sweet Twist On Holiday Shortbread
Online TV: Rolled Sponge Cake Recipe
Online TV: Cookie Baking Secrets
Online TV: Perfect Pastry


Kwanzaa Recipes
Oven Baked Yam Fries
African Pumpkin Fritters Recipe
Roasted Sweet Potato, Fennel & Carrot Salad
African Fish With Gourmet Smoortjie Recipe
Dried Fruit Bobotie Recipe
Video: Sweet Potato Cornbread

New Year’s

New Year’s Eve Drink & Appetizer Recipes
New Year’s Day Brunch Menu
Online TV: Fresh Drink Recipes
Online TV: Easy Party Appetizer Recipes
Party Decorating Tips & Photo Gallery
Instant Gourmet Appetizers for New Year’s Eve parties
Inspiring Renovations to help you make design resolutions!
New Year’s Mimosa Recipe

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Recipes
Asian-Inspired Dishes Menu
Beef And Broccoli Wontons With Ginger Sauce
Hot And Sour Tofu Soup Recipe

Firecracker Shrimp

Sweet Hot Dumplings Recipe

Ginger And Chive Baked Fish

Chili-Hoisin Pork Ribs Recipe

Ginger Beef Recipe

Asian Inspired Interiors

Valentine’s Day: February 14

Valentine’s Day Recipes
Online TV: Valentine’s Day Gifts
Romantic Interiors
Online TV: Ultimate Chocolate Ganache Recipe

Sweet Desserts From Dufflet Rosenberg
Decadent Chocolate Recipes
Valentine Martinis

Shrove Tuesday

Video: Cooking Lynda Reeves’ Perfect Pancakes
Ambrosia Crêpes Recipe
Mushroom & Goat Cheese Crêpes Recipe
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes With Raspberry Maple Sauce Recipe


Photo Gallery: Outdoor Holiday Decorations
Front Door Decorating For Fall & Winter
Winter Patio Decorating

Decorating With Luxurious Winter Fabrics
Backyard Ice Skating Rink
DIY Ice Candles

Winter Area Rugs
Faux Flowers & Branches
Cosy Winter Bedrooms
Decorating With Wood Logs
Homemade Baileys
Online TV: Lucy Waverman’s Sicilian Pasta Recipe
30+ Soups, Stews & Chilis
Family Dinner Recipes
6 Potato Recipes
Root Vegetable Recipes
Quick & Easy Recipes
Easy Indian Recipes
3 Winter Salad Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes
Party Drink Recipes (including lime green beverages)
Green Rooms Photo Gallery
Oyster Stew Recipe

Potato Scones With Smoked Salmon

Potato, Bacon And Cheddar Tart Recipe

Striploins On Sourdough Recipe

Video: How To Make Shortcut Sourdough Bread


Easter Decorating & Recipes Guide
Easter Brunch Recipes

Maple-Chili Roast Ham Recipe
Spring Fruits & Vegetables Recipes
Make An Easter Centerpiece

Earth Day

Green Design Guide
Photo Gallery: Green Design
Earth Day At Anthropologie
Tread Lightly
Affordable Eco Finds
Green Finds For Earth Month
Make A Spring Planter
Garden Party Menu

Spring Fruits & Vegetables Recipes

See all energy efficiency content

Cinco De Mayo: May 5

Easy Mexican Recipes
Recipes From Eva Longoria’s Cookbook
Recipes From Mexican Made Easy
Recipes From My Sweet Mexico
Video: Grilled Corn On The Cob
60+ Patio Drink Recipes (including margaritas!)


Photo Gallery: Colourful Spring Rooms
Photo Gallery: Colourful Kitchens
Photo Gallery: Yellow Rooms
Readers’ Top Spring Decorating Ideas
Online TV: Spring Trend Picks
Online TV: DIY Window Garden
Online TV: Spring Bedding
Online TV: Floral Arrangements
Online TV: Curb Appeal Tips
Online TV: Vibrant & Eclectic Home Tour
Online TV: Top 10 Flower Vases
Online TV: Pretty DIY Vases
Online TV: Chic DIY Plant Displays
Video: Suzanne Dimma On How To Arrange Spring Flowers
Lighter Looks For Spring
Top 10 Flea-Market Finds
Flower Arranging 101
Wedding Centerpieces
DIY Spring Planter
DIY Windowbox
Springtime Centerpiece
11 Long Weekend Design Projects
Spring Finds Under $60
Lynda Reeves’ Spring Finds
Rainy Day DIYs
Paint & Projects Guide
Your Spring Cleaning Checklist
Spring Table Settings
Spring Rugs & Bedding
Decorating With Citrine
Seeing Green
Pink Kitchens
Colourful French Style
Flower Arranging 101
Wedding Centerpieces
Bright & Cheerful Spaces
Wallpapers For Spring
Spring Cleaning A Kitchen
Spring’s Pretty Pastels
Great Paint For Doors
Planning A Garden
Creating An Outdoor Sanctuary
Spring Brunch Recipes
Spring Fruit & Vegetable Recipes
Mother’s Day Recipes
Spring Fine Cheese Choices & Recipes

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day Recipes
Spring Fruit & Vegetables Recipes
DIY & Store-Bought Mother’s Day Gifts
Video: Suzanne Dimma On How To Arrange Spring Flowers
Simple Mother’s Day Gifts
DIY Spa Ideas For Mom
Online TV: Top Five Kitchen Gadgets