Posts tagged "holiday gift guide"

Holiday Gift Guide: 11 Presents That Won’t Get You Laid

If your lady wants to run to the bedroom immediately after unwrapping your present (meaning your holiday gift, not the present in your pants), she probably liked it. For post-gift sex indicates that your present was thoughtful, touching, meaningful, and impressive. These gifts will not inspire any sort of arousal. If you hope to get…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 15, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: For The Guy You’re About To Dump

The holidays are the worst when it comes to breakups. If you’re in a relationship that’s in the pits, it’s often difficult to extract yourself from it in time to avoid having to get your unwanted significant other a present. So if your New Year’s resolution is to be single and mingling in 2012, we’ve…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 14, 2011

20 Reasons Why Dogs Hate The Holidays

John DeVore has a, heh, pet peeve: dogs in Santa hats and elf suits and Mrs. Claus glasses. Over at Dumb As A Blog, he’s assembled 20 visual examples of dogs loathing the holidays for this very reason, complete with hilarious captions. Check it out here!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 14, 2011

Girl Talk: I’m A Christmas Music Junkie

Come the holiday season, I’m all abuzz with warm, fuzzy feelings. The world is all aglitter with Christmas lights, hot cocoa and cider sit warm in my belly, dogs wear absurd sweaters, and I can’t stop smiling. I practically piss eggnog. From the day after Thanksgiving through Boxing Day, I delve into a playlist of…

By: Desiree Browne / December 14, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: Your Sassy Sister

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…

By: Rachel Krause / December 14, 2011

How To Use Your Smartphone To Send Holiday Cards

E-cards work well for a quick greeting, but sometimes you want to give the pleasure of a physical card in the mail. Gone are the days of simply finding a card in the store, signing your name and maybe writing a word or two. Thankfully, there are some great, easy ways to send cards without ever…

By: tecca / December 13, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts For The Smartypants Dad

Shopping for dads is weird. You can go the tie route, or the dress shirt route, or the “Billy The Singing Bass” route. (Please don’t go that route.) Can you blame your dad for saying every year, “No, no, don’t get me anything! I don’t need anymore crap”? So I stopped buying my dad “crap.” Usually…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 13, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: 17 Surprisingly Easy Homemade Gift Ideas

The trick to a great homemade gift idea is getting the end result to look as if it was professionally made, and, believe it or not, that’s an easy thing to do! From leather phone cases to high-end lotion bars, we’ve found 17 deceptively easy homemade gifts that are sure to impress. Just click through…

By: StyleList Home / December 12, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Presents For A Crazy Cat Lady

Do you have a friend who’s always covered in cat hair and smells vaguely of Fresh Step? It doesn’t matter if she’s young or old; you can be a crazy cat lady at any age. There’s a 90 percent chance that I myself am, or am on my way to becoming, this girl. As anyone…

By: Rachel Krause / December 12, 2011

Cash & Coupling: Are Your Gift-Giving Styles In Sync?

My husband is like a child when it comes to giving gifts. He shops big – both big price tags and big impact — and he’s usually even more excited about giving me my gifts than I am about getting them. They’re always really nice – for my 30th birthday I got an iPad –…

By: Colleen Meeks / December 11, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts For The Budget Fashionista

We all know, or are, an aspiring fashionista. Even if you don’t, it’s easy to pick her out. She’s either decked out all avant-garde, or keeping it badass and chic in head-to-toe black. The fashion-y girl is everywhere, be she stomping up and down your block or in your house, in your bedroom, in your…

By: Rachel Krause / December 10, 2011

The Frisky’s Favorite Holiday Movies

One of the best (and laziest) parts of the holiday season is throwing on your PJs and hunkering down for a holiday movie marathon. The season doesn’t really start until we’ve seen “Elf” and “Scrooged” a couple of times. Here are nine holiday movies that make us laugh, cry, and break out the yuletide cheer. What’…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 10, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gift Ideas For Nerdy Brothers

I grew up with three — count ‘em, three! — awesomely nerdy brothers. In high school, our house was the go-to spot for LAN parties, which involved large groups of teenage boys lugging their desktop computers into our basement to play Medal Of Honor all night, taking breaks to put household items in the George…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 9, 2011

Holiday Survival Guide: How To Respond To The Annoying Questions Relatives Always Ask

We’ve all been there. An uncle you haven’t seen in 10 years decides to make conversation by asking if you have a boyfriend. Your grandmother says you look too skinny and asks if you’re eating. Your super successful and wealthy cousin asks about your career when you know she’s heard it through the grapevine that…

By: The Frisky / December 9, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: Presents For Amelia

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…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 8, 2011

Weird Gifts Guide: Jesus Shaving Mug, Fur Bras, Pregnant Virgin Mary Ornament & More!

Holiday gift-giving can be weird. Some people you don’t know well enough to be able to pick out a gift that shows thought and caring.

Of course, some people don’t deserve any thought and caring at all — especially a possibility if your workplace does one of those silly secret Santa gift exchanges.

By: Huffington Post Weird News / December 8, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts For The Avid Bath-Taker

If you catch me with my fingers pruned and my heart rate sluggish, chances are I just got out of the bath. Yes, I have been known to linger in the tub for well over an hour… sometimes approaching two. Sylvia Plath summed it up best in The Bell Jar when she said, “There must…

By: Rachel Krause / December 8, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts For The Plugged-In Girl

You know who I’m talking about: she’s always got headphones glued to her ears, stood in line to score the iPhone4S, and mocks you endlessly for still having a Hotmail account. Here are 10 gifts that will make the plugged-in girl in your life jump for joy.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 7, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: Presents For The Dude You Just Started Dating

So you just started dating a fella and the pesky holiday season is fast approaching. Do you skip the gift altogether and risk him deeming you a cheap curmudgeon lady? Or do you go all out and scare the ever-living the crap out of him? I say … neither. Get him a something that show…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 7, 2011

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Kitchen Tools For The Amateur Foodie Chick

The great thing about shopping for a foodie is that there is always some new gadget, gizmo, or simple tool that makes cooking easier. If she’s the type of chick who loves to bake her own bread, make sausage from scratch, and doesn’t think cheese should be anything but freshly grated, here are 10 gifts that will…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 6, 2011