Guys, I know picking out a Christmas gift for your lady (if she hasn’t told you exactly, specifically what she wants) is no easy feat. There are so many options out there. And if you’re bad at this whole buying presents thing, you may find yourself completely overwhelmed and defeated and susceptible to making really bad purchases. Sometimes the best way to narrow things down is to start by identifying the gifts that you shouldn’t buy her. We can help with that. Click though for a guide to holiday presents that will not get you laid.
Fact: I practically make a second career out of being a lazy homebody, so this gift guide could maybe be scene as the gifts I’d like for Christmas this year to endorse my lifestyle. Because even when a homebody is lazin’ around at home, we still are busy doing stuff. How do you think I managed to watch the entire first season of “Homeland” in one weekend? Being a couch potato is hard work. Here are gifts for the lazy homebody in your life…
This year, instead of exchanging holiday presents here at The Frisky, we’ve decided to give each other slideshows of the gifts we would give one another if money were no object. Last, but certainly not least, we have Ami. Click through to see the gifts in her virtual stocking. It’s the thought that counts, right?
Have you ever wanted to raid your mom’s closet? Could she go toe-to-toe with Martha Stewart in a hostessing contest, if such a contest existed? Does she watch “Work of Art” and have great taste in fiction? Does she make a perfect poached egg? Congrats, your mom has got style in every which way. Here are 10 gifts that she’ll be sure to appreciate.
Your sister is cheeky, irreverent, and almost always has something inappropriate to say at family gatherings. She’s always been too cool for school, especially all those times she ignored you in the hallway. Hopefully you guys have settled the score by now, but even if you aren’t on quite the same page, there are a few holiday presents that are acceptable for your sassy sister.
This year, instead of exchanging holiday presents here at The Frisky, we’ve decided to give each other slideshows of the gifts we would give one another if money were no object. First up is Amelia. She works her butt off and we think she deserves to be showered with presents. Click through to see the gifts in Amelia’s virtual stocking. It’s the thought that counts, right?
I’ve hated wearing (and sorting) socks for years now because I find tube socks too bulky, binding, and boring. But after my recent introduction to Sock it to Me socks, I found myself trying to style a whole look that shows off the Chat Noir design. I love the wry smirk of the cat and the overall sinister feel of the socks. But if cats aren’t your thing, I bet Sock it to Me has a design that is … whether it be birds, eyeglasses, mustaches, skulls, or roller derby stripes — there’s something for every woman, man, and child!
While Craves are normally something you’d want to buy for yourself, we’d rather love it if someone else bought us these Melting Heart earrings by Brooklyn designer Yayoi Forest. So if there are any boyfriends (ahem, ahem) out there looking for poignant yet not too expensive gifts for your lady, consider this pair which literally seems to say, “You make my heart melt.” Aww.
Cashmere is a soft and luxurious fabric you’ll want to wear all year long, but it’s also one of the most expensive. To get the luxe feel of cashmere without the hefty price tag, go for a blend. This cashmere blend boat-neck sweater from Express is so versatile that you can wear it dressed up or down, but the affordable price lets you also pick up some sparkly accessories to go with it.