Posts tagged "christmas"

Gift Guide: For The Vintage Lover

These vintage-inspired gifts are sure to delight that friend of yours with a hardcore nostalgia streak.

By: Claire Hannum / December 17, 2014

Etsy Spotlight: 15 Ugly Gifts That Will Put A Smile On Your Face (But Not Theirs)

Whether you're looking for a gag gift or just something to give to someone you hate, Etsy has got you covered. The site is chock full of (unintentionally) ugly items, that make you wonder why the hell they were made in the first place. Perfect for a holiday surprise that is sure to leave your…

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 17, 2014

15 Awesome Board Games You Should Gift For The Holidays

With the holidays approaching, families and friends all around the world will be congregating in houses, apartments and cabins to eat, drink, and be merry. Inevitably, they’ll make their way to the living room and play a board game. Unfortunately, most of them will be playing things like MonopolyClue and Risk, but, even apart from the fact that…

By: Ask Men / December 16, 2014

Gift Guide: 10 Gifts For Aspiring And Beginner Photographers

Do you know someone who’s always been really handy with a point-and-shoot camera, who wants to move up to DSLR but doesn’t know what to do first? I was that, once! Click through for all the basic supplies your loved one will need to get started doing DSLR photography.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 16, 2014

Watch “Even Santa Poops,” PooPourri’s Hilariously Punny Christmas Video

You gotta go when you gotta go, even if you're Santa Claus. And this year, St. Nick got caught with his pants down. PooPourri, a pre-poo spray that helps eliminate stinky odors, has come up with a clever, hilarious Christmas video to let everybody know that no matter who you are or where you find…

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 12, 2014

Gift Guide: For The Person Who’s Always Cold

No matter who you are and where you live, you're bound to know someone who's always cold. You know… that person who wears wool sweaters in 80-degree weather, whose hands and lips turn blue when there's a slight spring breeze. It's time to help them with their struggle. We've compiled a list of cozy and…

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 12, 2014

Update: I Wanted This Cute Comedian To “Be My Boyfriend,” And He Responded To My Christmas Wish

I'm already planning the rom-com about this meet-cute. I would like Kate Hudson to play me (or, per a coworker's suggestion, Jennifer Lawrence in a blonde wig), and Chris Pratt to play Rich. To remind you, Rich is the comedian who almost flawlessly impersonates characters from 25 of the most beloved Christmas movies. For those…

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 11, 2014

Gift Guide: For The Recently Dumped

Break-ups are tough enough as it is, but a heartbreak during the holiday season is particularly excruciating. Nobody wants to be surrounded by gushy holiday cheer bullshit when their heart is torn in two. Here's what to buy for that fantastic, talented, loving, newly single friend of yours who deserves way better than her ex…

By: Claire Hannum / December 10, 2014

Watch The Lowell, Michigan, Police Get Into The Holiday Spirit

Hooray, more holiday cheer! A set of boobs other than Sara X’s has been getting into the Christmas spirit: The Lowell, Michigan Police Department. I KID. They seem very nice and not at all boob-ish. Lowell police officers started wearing body cameras on dispatches last October, and have since seen public complaints about the police…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 10, 2014

Holiday Estrangements: On Being Motherless By Choice At Christmas

Like many American families who celebrate Christmas, mine does it in a pretty secular way. The more observant among us attend services to mark the holiday, but the magnet that pulls our scattered members across the country to one point in the Midwest is, I think, the same as what brings you and yours together…

By: Katie Naum / December 10, 2014

Sorry, But These Christmas Songs Are Actually Creepy

Christmas music is a fun way to get into the spirit of the Christmas season as a whole (provided you don't work in retail, in which case you're probably sick of them by December 2). Christmas songs are fun to sing along with while you're wrapping gifts, decorating your tree, hanging your Christmas lights, or…

By: YourTango.com / December 9, 2014

Jingle Boobs: Boob Twerker Sara X Has More Holiday Spirit In One Pectoral Than You Have In Your Entire Body

OOOOMMMMMMMGGGGGG can I marry Sara X. Beyond the fact that her boobs are fabulously talented, it’s the facial expressions in this video that get me. It’s too cute. I just can’t even. Sara X’s face and boobs are bringing the holiday cheer hardcore in this video. I am at a loss for words. Merry Boobmas,…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 9, 2014

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Does 25 Perfect Christmas Movie Impressions

Dear Guy Who Does 25 Perfect Christmas Movie Impressions, For the past several weeks, my family members have been asking me what I want for Christmas. Since I have everything I could possibly want (obviously not including the last few seasons of "Friends" on DVD that I need to complete my series), I told them…

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 9, 2014

It’s Time To Cry: Terminally Ill 6-Year-Old Asks For A Lifetime’s Worth Of Christmas Cards

This year, add another Christmas card to your list and make one little girl's last holiday season a bright one. Addie Fausett of Fountain Green, Utah, suffers from an undiagnosed illness that causes cerebral atrophy, which affects her speech and motor skills, according to CNN. At age three, Addie stopped growing, and now, at 6,…

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 9, 2014

A Rough Guide To 16 Pass-Aggro Comments Your Mother Will Make This Christmas

The holidays means spending more time than usual with your family, which equates to an increase in those passive-aggressive comments your mother used to dole out every hour on the hour when you were growing up in her house. Moms take on a special tone when lovingly criticizing their children that leaves the victim unsure…

By: The Frisky / December 9, 2014

Most Americans Want To Vastly Either Over- Or Under-Pay Santa Claus

Insure.com figured out a salary for Santa Claus based on his tasks -- engineering (managing toy production), auditing (seeing who’s naughty or nice), and piloting chief (flying around his pack of reindeer) among them -- and it came out to around $140,000 a year. Excuse me, that’s not accounting for stealth operations. It costs a…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 8, 2014

43 Things That Made Christmas in the ’90s All That

We aren't ashamed to admit that we're obsessed with the '90s. After all, we're talking about a decade that gave us Tamagotchi and Clueless! And as we listen to classic holiday albums by *NSYNC and Mariah Carey this month, we're reminded yet again of what made Christmas in the '90s so rad. There were cheesy…

By: Tres Sugar / December 8, 2014

Gift Guide: 10 Music Tech Gifts For The Audiophile

This year was a big year for The Frisky in terms of music. We fell in love with A-Audio headphones and have been blasting Taylor Swift's 1989 on Amelia's kickass wireless speaker, so it was only appropriate to highlight the music tech we love (and want) this year. Got a music lover on your gift…

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 7, 2014

Gift Guide: For The Homesick Transplant

Moving away from home to a new city or country can be a great thing, but everyone misses their roots now and then, especially during the holidays. Here's what to gift your favorite homesick transplant to keep her old home in her heart while she makes a new home in her current digs.

By: Claire Hannum / December 6, 2014

Listen: Mariah Carey’s Live Performance Of “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” Will Make Your Ears Bleed

Caution: What you are about to hear, you cannot unhear. Last night, Mariah Carey took the stage at the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting ceremony in NYC, and sang her hit "All I Want For Christmas Is You." Needless to say, she killed in...in the WORST WAY POSSIBLE. Like, she actually butchered the hell out…

By: Katie Oldenburg / December 4, 2014
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