holiday gifting

Twitter Thinks You're Officially An Adult If You Asked For Any Of These Christmas Gifts

A few Christmases ago, I asked my mom for a Shark vacuum cleaner, and it's still the best gift I have ever received. Celebrating getting a vacuum for Christmas means I am now a grown-ass woman — and it's not the only gift that signals adulthood. Acco…
By Brandi Neal

16 Gift Ideas For Your Bestie That You Can Still Buy Right Now

The holiday season means different things for different folks, but one unifying feature? The spirit of gift-giving. And as we grow older and become, you know, "adults," the list of names on our gift list grows in size as well. Feeling a little overwh…
By Maddy Foley

I Tried To Master Gift-Wrapping & This Was Hands-Down The Hardest Part

I like to think that I'm always up for a challenge. If you asked me about my worst qualities during a job interview, I'd probably bring up perfectionism. That all goes out the window during the holidays when it's time to wrap presents. In theory, I w…
By Ayana Lage

The Best Last-Minute Gift Ideas Your Significant Other Will Love, Based On Their Sign

Astrological compatibility can be freakishly accurate. Even though we're not always 100 percent represented by our sun sign, there are general characteristics that hold validity. Don't worry, if you're a Gemini who gets distracted easily dating an or…
By Brittany Bennett

17 Personalized Gift Ideas For Your Boss That You Can Still Buy

Finding the right gift for your boss can feel like the biggest feat of all during the holiday season. You know you won't actually get fired if you get a present they don't like, but it certainly feels like you could. And no matter what anyone says, g…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Here’s What You Should Ask For This Xmas, Based On Your Sign

By this point you've likely already made your list and have already checked it twice. Maybe not, though — if you're a serial procrastinator like I am or if you just like to poke around and do a little bit of online holiday browsing, you may not have!…
By Michelle Gross

17 Funny Secret Santa Gifts For Co-Workers That You’ll Want For Yourself Too

If you work in an office, then you'll likely be doing a Secret Santa gift exchange. And, if your workplace is just like Dunder-Mifflin on The Office, then you're definitely going to want to check out these funny Secret Santa 2017 gifts for co-workers…
By Brandi Neal

People Really Don’t Like Gifts With Hidden Meanings, According To A New Survey

Have you ever received something like a toothbrush as a holiday gift and wondered, is this person trying to tell me something? File this under things that make you go hmm because passive-aggressive gifting is real. Apparently, the holidays are the mo…
By Brandi Neal

15 Secret Santa Gift Ideas For If You Get Paired With Your Bestie

Is there anything better than finding the perfect Secret Santa gift for your BFF just in time for the holiday season? No, there is not. It's the absolute best. If you're feeling the pressure, or just need some ideas to jumpstart your shopping, check …
By Maddy Foley

7 Gift Cards That Make Surprisingly Thoughtful Presents

I know what you're thinking. Gift cards are the bane of white elephant exchanges, forced coworker secret Santas, and pretty much every other event involving gifting. They walk the line between overly impersonal and weirdly dictatorial, and nearly eve…
By James Loke Hale

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, c…
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 it…
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 pr…
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

16 Ethically Sourced Gift Ideas For Literally Everyone On Your List

Trying to guess everyone's holiday wishlist is stressful, especially because shopping is particularly hectic this time of year. It can be easy to pick the first thing you see in-store without considering how its made. I'm guilty of not researching wh…
By Ayana Lage
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25 Awesome Gifts For Women

It’s that time of year again — you know, the season for fa la la-ing and extreme shopping. Between the holiday cookie swaps, white elephant parties, office Secret Santas, and holly jolly happy hours, it’s easy to run out of time and find yourself in …
By Lauryn Paiva

This Cooling Primer Feels Like Actual Ice On Your Face

As my emotions begin their turbulent approach into yet another New York City winter, it becomes more and more difficult for me to imagine ever enjoying anything cold. I can barely walk by a Dairy Queen without being consumed by dread, terrified of al…
By Amanda Richards

Wearing An Ugly Christmas Sweater On This Day Could Get You Some Awesome Discounts

It's the holiday season, folks. The merry bells are ringing, the chestnuts are roasting, and snow is still a magical experience instead of the miserable, freezing one it will soon become. If you're a firm believer in the importance of the time-honore…
By Claire Warner

16 Gift Ideas For Your Friend Who’s A Proud Wine Snob

If you've got a wine aficionado on your 2017 holiday gift list, then this wine gift guide will take the guess work out of shopping for your vino-loving friends and family. These holiday 2017 gift ideas for wine snobs includes everything from beautifu…
By Brandi Neal