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12 Days of Christmas

Recipient of 3 French Hens, 2 Turtle Doves, and a Partridge in a Pear Tree Unsure What to Do With All These F*cking Birds

Brandt Hamilton | Posted 12.18.2015 | Comedy
Brandt Hamilton

Rebecca Adams has been left dumbfounded by the gift choices from her supposed "true love." Over the past week, her boyfriend began something he called the "Twelve Days Of Christmas," in which he's provided four calling birds, three french hens, two turtle doves, and a partridge in a pear tree, none of which she asked for.

Festive "Glee": The #12Stinks of Christmas

Bryen Dunn | Posted 12.14.2015 | Entertainment
Bryen Dunn

With the holiday season fully upon us, there's bound to be stress, mess, and excess to deal with. A new video is making the rounds for Febreze's new h...

Moms Present '12 Days Of In-Laws,' Because It's That Time Of Year Again

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 12.02.2015 | Parents

The holidays mean catching up and spending time with the family -- including your in-laws. Alisha Merrick and Eden Morris, the parody-loving mothers b...

You Won't Believe What 'The 12 Days Of Christmas' Really Cost

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 11.30.2015 | Weird News

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lords a-leaping is the U.S. economy slow to recover! The cost of 10 lords a-leaping increased 3 percent over last year, but nine o...

The 12 Weird Days Of Christmas

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.25.2014 | Weird News

Are you at the point where you'll go ballistic if you hear another Christmas song before the holidays next year? Before you answer that, take a listen...

#12DaysOfChristmasHair Is The Instagram Hashtag You Never Knew You Needed

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 12.24.2014 | Style

It's the most wonderful time of the year... for surfing the Internet. And while most people opt to binge watch Netflix or divulge in a bit of holid...

On The First Day Of Christmas, My Preemie Gave To Me...

Jennifer Degl | Posted 02.15.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Degl

The birth of my premature daughter was not what I expected, and I almost did not survive her delivery. Despite our rocky beginning together, I am so l...

Robin Wilkey

We Want To Eat All Of This Immediately | Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.20.2013 | Taste

So chefs David Chang, Andy Ricker and Carlo Mirarchi walk into a bar... Though it may sound like a food nerd’s inside joke, that is exactly what...

Here's How Much It Would Cost To Buy Everything From 'The 12 Days Of Christmas'

Posted 12.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

If you're considering buying your one true love the many birds, rings, maids, dancing ladies, leaping lords, piping pipers and drumming drummers featu...

WATCH: The 12 Memes Of Christmas

Posted 12.19.2012 | Comedy

"The 12 Days of Christmas" is perhaps the most annoying of all Christmas songs, and this version doesn't really change that fact. However, it does at...

The Gayest Christmas Song Ever

Allison Hope | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Allison Hope

On the first day of Christmas, My true love gave to me A vagina ornament for the tree...

Have Some Fun With the 12 Days of Christmas

Neale Godfrey | Posted 02.11.2013 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

Every Christmas season there are lighthearted articles and news segments on the current cost of the gifts in the carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas." I have compiled a practical, fun and sometimes whimsical list of suggestions inspired by the ostentatious gifts from the song.

The 12 Days Of Christmas Will Cost You A Pretty Penny

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business

Want to give your true love some traditional Christmas gifts? Why not buy him or her the items from the famed "The 12 Days of Christmas" carol? Ma...

12 Days Of Christmas: $101,119.84!

The Atlantic | Posted 12.09.2011 | Fifty

Every year, the wonderfully dorky economists with PNC bank celebrate "The 12 Days of Christmas" the way only wonderfully dorky economists could. They ...

After Christmas, How Is God With Us?

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

While Christians put decorations away, vacuum up the tinsel, and find places to put our new toys, I often wonder what it all means. After the pregnant longing, after the birth, how do we understand that God is with us?

The Ruinous Nightmare of "The Twelve Days of Christmas"

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Shore

As a child I never much cared for the song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas." Now that I'm older, though, I understand that the lyrics to this cherished carol are even stupider than I thought.

The 12 Days of Christmas for 2010

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

I've been making my list and checking it twice. Here's what I'd like for the 12 days of Christmas -- some of the gifts to be spread throughout the com...

EPIPHANY: Celebrating Moments of Truth

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cathleen Falsani

Realizing that you're happy in your own skin, where you're meant to be, glad to be shod of something unhealthy, and everything is going to be OK, is a profound truth.

Giving "Twelve Days Of Christmas" Gifts Would Cost $19,507

New York Times | Elizabeth Olson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Maids a-milking finally received a raise this year and gold prices jumped, a combination that made it more costly than ever to bestow the elaborate se...