Posts tagged "holiday"

5 Perfect Gifts For … Your Teenage Niece

All this month The Frisky is serving up holiday gift guides to help you pick presents for everyone on your list. We asked our secret teen girl sources what they really, really want, and here are five of their top picks…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 19, 2012

Updated Christmas Carols: Celeb Couple Edition

Last year we rewrote some traditional Christmas carols to reflect the awkward reality of modern holiday celebrations. This year we thought we’d give some festive tunes a pop culture twist. Let’s kick things off with three songs to honor the strange twists and turns of three celebrity couples who made headlines this year. Grab some…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 18, 2012

Frisky Eats: 10 Decadent Holiday Fudge Recipes

We’re almost halfway through December, and I have yet to eat one piece of ridiculously decadent holiday fudge. This must be remedied immediately! Care to join me on my mission? Click on the gallery to check out 10 delicious fudge recipes incorporating everything from candy canes to Oreos to Irish cream and pistachios……

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 14, 2012

Astrology 101: The Best Gifts For Each Sign

In the midst of holiday season, it can be tricky to figure out the best gifts for everyone on your list. A little guidance from the stars could be just what you need! We’ve matched up the twelve astrological signs with different types of gifts suited to their particular traits, likes, passions, and interests. Use…

10 Ridiculously Ugly Christmas Sweaters To Spread The Holiday Cheer

Ho, ho, ho! Merry Ugly Christmas Sweater Season, everyone! We scoured eBay and Etsy to track down 10 of this year’s ugliest offerings, and boy did the ugly sweater gods deliver. Click through to check out the embroidered, light-up, glue-gunned, glittered, puff-painted festive monstrosities!

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 12, 2012

5 Perfect Gifts For … The Well-Coiffed Guy

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 well-coiffed man in your life…

Julie Gerstein / December 12, 2012

DIY Holiday: 10 Crafty Ways To Decorate Your Home

You can drink a truckload of peppermint mochas and cram your closet full of festive sweaters, but it never really feels like the holiday season until you decorate your house for the occasion. Want to try some DIY decorations this year? We’ve got the inspiration–click through for 10 fun projects that will bring the holiday…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 11, 2012

12 Ornaments That Are NSFT (Not Suitable For Tree)

There are some indignities that your Christmas tree or Chanukah bush should not have to endure. Like having a nut sack dangle from its branches. We appreciate that the “Bauballs” ornament was created to raise money and awareness about testicular cancer, but Santa, and the rest of your family, can surely survive the holiday seaso…

The Frisky / December 11, 2012

DIY Holiday: 11 Awesome Edible Gifts

Looking for a holiday gift idea that’s affordable, easy to replicate, and guaranteed to please? Whip up one of these delicious edible (or drinkable!) treats, package it in pretty cellophane or a cute jar, and voila: you’ve got the perfect gift for everyone on your list! From peppermint fudge to flavored salts to apple pie…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 10, 2012

The 2012 Frisky Give Guide: Girls Inc.

This holiday season, The Frisky staff is committed to giving back. Throughout the month of December we’ll be telling you about some of the charities and nonprofits that we support, why they’re important to us, and how you can support them too, if you’re so inclined. First up, Winona tells us why she believes in

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 10, 2012

15 Christmas Gifts That Won’t Get A Guy Laid

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…

Ami Angelowicz / December 10, 2012

Fiona Apple Gets “Frosty” & Other Celebs Singing Christmas Carols

Is there anything better than a good ol’ cheesy Christmas carol? What about a cheesy Christmas carol sung by a famous person?

Don’t worry: I won’t subject to you John Travolta and Olivia Newton John’s what-the-fuck-is-going-on-here Christmas carol shitshow again. I’ve only rounded up the best (by which I mean both “best” in the…

Jessica Wakeman / December 8, 2012

Weekend Project: Make A Christmas Ornament Chandelier

This whimsical ornament chandelier would be a great way to display those extra ornaments that are rolling around the bottom of your Christmas decorations box, but it would be even more fun to hit the thrift store and craft a chandelier out of the most ridiculous ornaments you can find. Can you imagine a sparkling…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 8, 2012

Holiday Hair Tutorial: The Swedish Knot

It’s holiday party season, and you know what that means: time to bring your hair A-game. We asked our hair and beauty guru Aileen Cady to come up with a few fun party hairstyles just for Frisky readers. Today we have her first creation, The Swedish Knot, a braided updo with an unexpected twist: reverse…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 6, 2012

Hitched: Dudes, Help Decorate That Tree!

My uncle Tommy’s hot sauce is the recipe by which I measure all hot sauces; it is the recipe I try to recreate to varying degrees of success every time I come home from the store with cilantro, peppers, lime, onion, garlic and tomatoes. But Tommy just knew, in some magical old-Texas-guy way, the way…

Andrea Grimes / December 5, 2012

The 12 Days Of Catsmas

On the first day of Catsmas, my true love gave to me…

Julie Gerstein / December 5, 2012

DIY Holiday: 10 Fun, Fabulous Christmas Ornaments

This holiday season we’re really letting our crafty flag fly. Homemade gifts and decorations are not only unique, heartfelt, and (often) better for the environment, they’re also really fun to make: crank up the Christmas music, pour yourself a cup of hot cocoa, and get crafting! We kicked things off last weekend with some awesome DIY

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / December 5, 2012

The Soapbox: How To Handle Food Shame During The Holidays

This piece was cross-posted with permission from FatNutritionist.com. It was originally published before Thanksgiving but we are crossposting it here with the rest of the holiday season in mind. 

It’s true, Thanksgiving is a weirdly imperialist semi-genocidal sort of holiday, but hey, at least we can enjoy the tradition of getting together with…

Happy Holidays From Sister Jude & The Rest Of Briarcliff Manor

This is the apparently the holiday card from FX, the network that airs “American Horror Story.” Uh, thanks? I’m glad someone at least had to good sense to keep Bloody Face out of the same photo as Baby Jesus … or did they? Wahahahahaha! [via HuffPostTV.Tumblr.com]…

Jessica Wakeman / December 3, 2012

4 Ways The Holidays Get Weird During Your Post-Grad Transition Years

The older you grow, the more the holiday season changes. It grows with you, in a way, and the frame of mind  with which you approach the Thanksgiving/Christmas/Hanukkah celebrations is a huge factor in whether or not you enjoy the season.

At my ripe old age of 24, this will be the 24th…

Kaitlin Marie / December 3, 2012