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JESSICA SIMPSON

"Last year was my first year at my house since my divorce. I had, like, 10 Christmas trees! I'll repeat that."

SAM TRAMMELL

"I always have a Christmas party, and it's always the best party of the year. I make some crazy drinks."

GWYNETH PALTROW

"I love getting mulled wine on the stove. I love the house full of all those smells."

NICK CANNON

"Christmas is my favorite holiday and my wife's. We love going to Aspen."

KERRY WASHINGTON

"My mom makes this Jamaican black cake. It's like fruitcake, except it has a lot of rum."

HEIDI KLUM

"We make potato balls called klosse. I love them. My husband doesn't. That means more for me!"

How do you give back during the holidays?

ANGELA BASSETT

"I work with Jack and Jill of America, Inc.-not just during the holidays but also during the year."

ANGELA KINSEY

"I take stuff to Goodwill. I'm going to make Isabel [her daughter, 2] pick a few toys to make her part of it."

JON HAMM

"Project A.L.S. is of particular interest because our friend was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease."

MELISSA ETHERIDGE

"I'm going to give to Indi Lab Rescue. I just got two dogs from this place, and it was incredible."