Creating holiday magic for the family has never been easier or more enjoyable! Disney Online introduces the new “All Things Merry: A Guide to the Holidays,” a comprehensive source for holiday planning with simple and budget-friendly ideas for holiday recipes, unique crafts, homemade gifts and much more!

The holidays are a magical time of year for families and loved ones to celebrate the time they have together. We know holiday planning can be stressful and often costly, so we hope to deliver some Disney magic this season with some simple and budget-friendly ideas for delicious holiday recipes, inspirational crafts and homemade gifts the whole family will enjoy.
Emily Smith, vice president, Disney Online Mom and Family Portfolio

On guests can find simple and delicious holiday dinner recipes for main course entrees, soups and starters, dressing and sauces and inspirational side dish ideas, such as how to make spectacular spuds with a list of Holiday Potato Recipes. To finish off a holiday meal or party just right, there is a gallery of Perfect Pie Recipes and 20 Tempting Holiday Treats. Or families can make some holiday magic together in the kitchen, by baking up a batch of sweet Snowman Cookies or festive Candy Cane Cookies, featured

For fun and budget-friendly ideas for holiday crafts and decorations, guests can find simple instructions for homemade Christmas ornaments on and decorative Christmas crafts at This year, offers a new series of how-to videos for making adorable Disney-themed holiday crafts, like Mickey Mouse Snowman Cards, and a guide for making other creative Disney Christmas ideas, perfect for Disney fans of all ages!

Kids can make their own homemade Christmas gifts for loved ones, such as an easy-to-construct yarn candy cane ornament or a cute reindeer hand print. Kids can also have some fun with Christmas coloring pages or online Christmas games.

And if that isn’t enough, there are several holiday contests and sweepstakes for families to enter:

  • Submit photos of favorite Christmas moments for Disney Family’s Christmas contest for a chance to win a Disney movie prize pack, laptop and TV!
  • Enter FamilyFun’s Christmas sweepstakes for a chance to win $2,500 toward gifts, decorations and more!
  • Showcase creativity on FamilyFun’s holiday craft contest for a chance to win a Disney California Adventure Park experience!
  • Guests can also enter the Babyzone sweepstakes for a chance to win the ultimate nursery this holiday season!