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John Lewis' Black Friday Deals Are Here To Make Your Festive Shopping SO Much Easier

When it comes to Black Friday, department stores really know how to treat us. Discounting everything from the latest technological innovations to your favourite skincare brand, it's hard not to spend too much in the run-up to Christmas. This year,…
By Lauren Sharkey

These Empowering AF Gifts Are The Perfect Christmas Present For Your Fave Feminist

It's clear that some people still see feminism as a threat. In reality, all the "scary-sounding" word means is equal rights for everyone. But misconceptions, stereotypes, and err sexism, can make that difficult to live by, especially when faced with…
By Lauren Sharkey

These Astrology Gifts Are Ideal For Zodiac Fans, Because You're A Star & It's A Sign

Looking up to, and learning from, the stars has become a staple in the life of many modern women. So it's no surprise that stores have been inspired by all things celestial this festive season. These astrology-themed Christmas gifts are perfect for…
By Lauren Sharkey

These Beauty Box Subscriptions Will Make The Perfect Christmas Gift For Any Skincare & Make-Up Fan

Let's say you have a partner, friend, or relative who is an absolute beauty fiend but is also super super fussy when it comes to the products they use. What are you supposed to buy come December time? Well, beauty box subscriptions can be the…
By Lauren Sharkey

Where To Buy Wrapping Paper With Your Face On, Because You My Friend Are A Gift

Depending on your levels of swag/taste/cash, buying gifts can be joy of all joys or some kind of fresh hell. Maybe if you aren't super adept at the art of buying gifts you can focus on some really nice packaging instead. Perhaps you can't polish a…
By Aoife Hanna

16 Gifts To Get Your BFF On Valentine’s Day That Will Show Them How Much They Mean To You

Valentine's Day is supposedly about celebrating romantic love. But, everyone knows — whether they're in a relationship or not, it's really their best friend who's their truest love and soulmate. Even if you are going all in on Galentine's Day on…
By Brittany Bennett

11 Holiday Memes About Presents That’ll Make You Say “It Me”

When the weather outside gets frightful and people gather around a fire so delightful, there's no better time to queue up your best meme sites and share some online humor cheer with your nearest and dearest. That's it, that's how the song goes. So,…
By Maddy Foley

These Are The Exact Rules For Secret Santa — And There Are More Than You May Realize

Two words have the potential to strike fear in the hearts of even the chillest office employees: Secret. Santa. This anonymous present exchange is a high-risk, high-reward game of chance and mystery. But, if your office has just committed to doing…
By Maddy Foley

13 Gifts For New Moms That Aren’t Eye-rollingly Cutesy

There's a good chance that you know someone who has had a baby this year — and as of right now, they're probably stressing about the holiday season. As they've probably forgotten what it's like to enjoy something solely for themselves based on their…
By Karen Belz

21 Holiday Gifts To Get Every Guy In Your Life

I like to think that I'm pretty good at coming up with great gifts for the special people in my life. The holiday season rolls around and I get downright giddy at the thought of spreading some extra smiles (cheesy, I know) by wrangling the perfect…
By Alli Hoff Kosik

19 Creative Gift Ideas For Your Dad That He Won’t Just Pretend To Like

Every year, I'm tempted to get my dad a tie and a coffee mug, just like I did the year before — but when I think about all the ties and all the coffee mugs I've gifted him over the years, I'm reminded that this is the year I've got to put a bit more…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

The Best Gifts For Babies, According To Science

My go-to best new infant gift, for those friends who have recently produced a tiny human, is one of two: a knitted dinosaur, or a knitted mammoth. Both contain jingles, are made by a reputable company, are gender-neutral, and are certified safe for…
By JR Thorpe

The Best & Funniest Feminist Gift Ideas

This past year was tough on all Americans, but women had a particularly rough 2016. That's why this holiday season, you should try and bring a little joy to the badass chicks in your girl gang with one of these funny feminist gift ideas. After all,…
By Sadie Trombetta

13 Secret Santa Gifts For Literary Characters

The holiday season is maddening for many reasons, but perhaps one of the most frustrating of all is gift exchanges with people that you don't know what to buy for. The presents you get unfamiliar coworkers, strange party guests, and even closest…
By Sadie Trombetta

Why Books Are The Best Gifts For Kids

A season devoted to magic, wonder, and cheer, the holidays have always been a special time of year, and were especially amazing as a child. You got to spend the entire month of December building snowmen, frosting sugar cookies, and counting down the…
By Sadie Trombetta

13 Coffee Table Books For Christmas

One of my closet friends is a staunch book-giver. Whether or not her parents or siblings or friends or coworkers read anything more than their Instagram captions or emails is unimportant. Perhaps you're like my friend, for whom giving books for the…
By JoAnna Novak
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Grey Layers Spills Her Holiday Shopping List

Holiday shopping for your BFFs can be a little daunting. You want to give gifts that they'll genuinely love, and that can take a little more effort than popping by the mall for an hour. To take off the pressure, we got shopping advice from a pro:…
By Jenna Wexler

What Is A White Elephant Gift Exchange?

The holiday season is full of traditions with loved ones, friends, and coworkers. But when you are used to basic Secret Santa swaps, you might not know how a white elephant gift exchange works. (For what it's worth, it is also known as a Dirty Santa…
By Kirsten Nunez

23 Creative Best Friend Gift Ideas For 2016

When it comes to holiday shopping for the people you know, it gets harder and harder every year to come up with unique and thoughtful presents that aren't totally lame, totally useless, or totally over done. This season, when it comes time to pick…
By Sadie Trombetta

What To Get Your Favorite Slytherin This Holiday

As the time until Christmas grows shorter and shorter, your holiday to-do list only keeps getting longer. While I can't help you perfect your grandmother's famous gingerbread recipe in time for dinner or help your racist relatives see the light…
By Sadie Trombetta