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Gift Guide: Handmade Gifts From Artisans I Found Through Instagram

Instagram is of course awesome for documenting your daily life in photographs, and following the happenings of your friends and loved ones. But I actually follow a whole big list of total strangers on Instagram, many of whom are artsy craftsy types who make beautiful handmade home decor, accessories, jewelry, etc. There’s a whole interconnected… More »


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… More »


Gift Guide: For The Person Who Can’t Leave The House Without Consulting Their Horoscope

We all have one — someone in our lives who can’t meet someone new without asking their sign (and their rising sign and their moon sign, too, would be helpful!) or whose most clever retort during an argument is to say, “Ugh, you’re being such a stubborn Taurus right now.” I am that person in… More »


Gift Guide: 10 Honest-To-Goodness Gifts For Minimalists

Minimalists try to live on as few items as possible, spend money only when necessary, and prioritize having good experiences over having things. It’s an anti-consumerist lifestyle, so what do you do for them during the most consumeristic season of the year? Click through for ideas!

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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… More »


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. … More »


Gift Guide: For The Person You’re Sleeping With

Whether they’re a friend with benefits, spouse or someone you’re screwing to pass the time, they deserve more than just a Christmas card. Here’s what to get for the person your sleeping with (while also treating yourself to a little somethin’ somethin’). … More »


Gift Guide: For The Jetsetting Travel Enthusiast

Got a travel fanatic in your life? Here’s what to get them this holiday season! … More »


Gift Guide: 11 Gifts For the Dapper Dude Or Dame

Do you have a masculine-presenting friend or loved one (male, female, trans, or anywhere in between) who’s too stylish for words? Cheers to the masculine set! There’s a lot to say for the craft, simple elegance, and timelessness of the dapper aesthetic. Both the dapper ladies and gents in your life will appreciate these gifts! More »


10 DIY Gifts For Kids, Because Toys Are Too Damn Expensive

I know what it’s like to be broke and have kids to shop for during the holidays: It’s impossible to know what to get them in the first place, and then when you do find out what toys they want, they’re Lego sets that cost $200. No, sir. That is an expense for Santa.
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Cool Idea: Call T.J. Maxx & Marshalls’ Holiday Gift Hotline To Ask Famous Experts What To Buy

Not sure what to get for that hard-to-buy person on your holiday list? T.J. Maxx and Marshalls are making shopping easier this year by bringing back their Holiday Gift Hotline, with famous gifting experts as their operators! Pretty cool, huh?

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Etsy Spotlight: Unique Gifts For TV Show Superfans (Past And Present)

The holidays are upon us, which means it’s time to shop, but what do you get for someone who’s permanently stationed in front of their TV? We’ve compiled some unique gift ideas from Etsy for your friends and family who can’t get enough “Scandal,” “Friends,” “Orange Is The New Black,” “Girls,” “Game Of Thrones,” “Breaking… More »


15 Boozy Gift Ideas For The Drinkers In Your Life

The holidays are upon us, which means it’s time to start shopping for the perfect gifts to get for your loved ones. As much as I’m sure your dad enjoyed that tie you got him, and your best friends are using the picnic basket you bought (ha), why not give them something that they’ll really… More »


And The Average Cost Of Gwyneth Paltrow’s Holiday Gift Guide Items Is…

Gwyneth Paltrow’s 2014 holiday gift guide is out, and it’s about as ridiculous as you’d expect. E! and ETOnline both added up the total cost of all the items on it (not including those listed as “price upon request”), and E! came up with $109,384 while ET came up with $107,309.49. By Newser’s count, there… More »


Thank Me Later: I’ve Found The Solution To Your Holiday Gifting Dilemmas

Every year in the beginning of November, I start panicking about the upcoming holidays and all of the presents I need to get. I have a particularly large family with some especially difficult characters to buy for (and I can only purchase so many checkout aisle tchotchkes), so I usually find myself wandering the ravaged… More »


In Neiman Marcus’ Christmas Book: $475K Perfume & More Ridiculous Things

Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? Look no further: For just $475,000, Neiman Marcus is offering the chance to design a perfume with an expert in Paris. Your fragrance will come in 14-karat gold bottles, the Dallas Morning News reports. If that doesn’t strike your fancy, perhaps one of the store’s other nine fantasy gifts,… More »


Compassionate Fashion: Noodle & Boo’s Skin Care Products

In addition, to celebrating our own mothers this Mother’s Day, let’s celebrate all of the loving mothers around the world. Noodle & Boo creates products that are recyclable, nontoxic, biodegradable, natural, organic, and sensitive enough for the most delicate skin. This environmentally and socially conscious company has a variety of skin care products for mommy… More »


What I’m Gifting: Jessica’s Christmas Shopping List

In addition to telling you what we really want to find under the tree, we’re also sharing what we’re gifting our loved ones with for Christmas this year. Click on through to see some of the gifts I’m buying for my roommate, my mom, my husband and my little nieces! … More »


Holiday Gift Guide: For The Naughty (Or Nice)

He’s making a list and checkin’ it twice, but whether you ended up on Santa’s “Nice” or “Naughty” list doesn’t really matter. There are plenty of presents to go around! So, whether you’re looking to tone it down or spice things up this Christmas, there’s a gift for that, and we’re here to help. Here’s… More »


Give Guide: Why I’m Sponsoring A Child From Kenya This Christmas

Despite the fact that Christmas is supposed to be a time filled with cheer and merriment, more often than not, the holidays are stressful. It’s exhausting, expensive, cold, and not enough eggnog in the world will make you feel better about the hundreds of bucks you spent on presents for your co-worker’s baby, kids’ teachers… More »