Posts tagged "holiday gifts"

How To Return His Holiday Gift Without Him Getting Butt Hurt

A new survey discovered what we’ve known since our middle school boyfriend bought us an ugly-as-fuck but well-intentioned heart bracelet: despite their most focused efforts, the majority of men suck…

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 30, 2013 - 2:00 pm

5 Perfect Gifts For…The Candle Collector

All this month The Frisky is serving up holiday gift guides to help you pick presents for everyone on your list. Here, we’ve got gifts for the scent sophisticate in

Julie Gerstein | December 13, 2012 - 8:00 am

Holiday Gift Guide: Presents For Julie

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 15, 2011 - 10:00 am

DIY Holiday Gift Roundup

A couple weeks ago I asked you to share your DIY holiday gift suggestions. If you plan on making your own gifts this year, you should probably get started this…

Wendy Atterberry | November 26, 2010 - 7:00 pm

Shoplifters Of The World Use Gift Cards

Forget that gift cards generally make lousy presents, another reason why they’re an all-around bad idea: they’re becoming popular vehicles of crime. The New York Times reports that more and…

Leonora Epstein | January 1, 2010 - 7:30 pm

Frenemy Gift Idea: A Beautiful Pile Of Coal

For parents, part of the joy of Christmas is knowing your children will behave in the days leading up to Santa’s arrival. But when you grow up, the scary possibility…

Bianca Posterli | December 24, 2009 - 5:15 pm

What I Really Want for Christmas: Ice Skates

As we get older, Christmas gifts have a tendency of getting more expensive and less whimsical. Barbie’s Dream House is replaced with four-inch Louboutin heels and it’s exciting, yes, but…

Lily Q | December 22, 2009 - 8:45 pm

So Wrong: Kid In A Kit To Fool The Office

We’ve talked before about reasons not to have children, so here’s another—you can just fake it! When it comes to balancing work and home life, we mainly think about the…

Leonora Epstein | December 17, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Here’s A Trashy Gift Idea

New York-based artist Justin Gignac is one of those dudes who inspires us to ask, Why didn’t I think of that? After a co-worker pointed out and emphasized the importance…

Erin Flaherty | December 16, 2009 - 5:20 pm

Reindeer Poop Necklaces, For The Person Who Has Everything

Americans will go crazy beginning Friday as we hunt for unique gifts for our friends and family, but the Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, IL, has made our present search…

Catherine Strawn | November 25, 2009 - 9:30 pm

Santa Can’t Afford To Give You This

For my teeny tiny Christmas tree in my Manhattan apartment, I purchased one of those flimsy contraptions, certainly built to only last one season. But this Swarovski-encrusted tree stand is…

Bianca Posterli | November 20, 2009 - 8:20 pm

Polaroid Of The Month Club—You Want In?

Yes, it’s another “whatever of the month club” subscription—but, hold up, this one is worth it, mostly because they aren’t sending you cuts of beef or different cigars each month.

Nina Carbone | November 20, 2009 - 5:50 pm

What Did One Hand Say To The Other?

“Hey, who does your ink?” Check out these animal hand tattoos by Héctor Serrano for some kid-friendly fun. Fab stocking stuffer. [A+R Store]…

Leonora Epstein | November 18, 2009 - 9:20 pm

You’ll Be One Stylish Present Wearing Kate Spade’s Bow Accessories

While some clothing companies sew sequins on a sweater and call it holiday attire, Kate Spade takes a more original approach, turning the classic bows that get stuck on top…

Catherine Strawn | November 17, 2009 - 3:10 pm

Need Some Genius Gift Ideas? Here’s 5 Of ‘Em

With the holiday season quickly approaching and the recession still affecting everyone’s wallet, gift giving is going to take an interesting turn this season. But don’t they always say the…

Bianca Posterli | October 13, 2009 - 8:10 pm

Computers Can Now Get Salon Treatments With OPI

Or, um, something like that. Remember last week when we mentioned that Dell collaborated with artists to create a series of chic laptop designs? They’re at it again, but this…

Erin Flaherty | October 8, 2009 - 8:00 pm

Quick Pic: A Purse Good Enough To Eat

Not a clutch but a cake. French menswear designer Alexis Mabille designed this yule log for Angelina, a famous Parisian cafe. Fashion tastes so good. []…

Leonora Epstein | October 6, 2009 - 8:40 pm

What A Craigslist Ad Teaches Us About Relationships

Forget self-help books and magazine columns. For dating and relationship advice, I recommend Craigslist. Don’t believe me? Yesterday, I was perusing the New York City section of the site, hoping…

Wendy Atterberry | December 15, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Christmas Trees For Your Studio Apartment

There’s nothing like the smell of fresh pine this time of year, but having a real Christmas tree comes with some downsides: those freaking needles get everywhere, the thing needs…

Catherine Strawn | December 8, 2008 - 5:30 pm