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Bad Gifts

The Awkward Office Secret Santa Gifts We've All Received

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 12.09.2015 | Comedy

Office secret Santa is a lot like doing your taxes. Who the hell are these people, and what the hell did I just lose money for? Sometimes it's a lot o...

18 Gifts From Exes That Are Totally Grounds For Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.09.2015 | Divorce

Like it or not, gift giving is an unavoidable part of being in a relationship. But some people in relationships really can't seem to grasp the imp...

What Not To Give For Christmas

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.24.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

We all get those gifts we immediately want to throw back in the box, but no one wants to be the one giving these gifts to a loved one. HuffPost Live t...

7 Science-Backed Ways to Give Less-Bad Gifts

Posted 12.24.2014 | Healthy Living

By Melissa Dahl Follow @melissadahl To you, gift-giving is a mildly stressful holiday chore. To researchers who study consumer psychology, it's a...

10 Father's Day Gifts So Bad They're Awesome

Susan McLean | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents
Susan McLean

Break free from the traditional boring ties or tools, and embrace the unique and unusual -- Dad will thank you (maybe)!

10 Gifts That Will Put You On Your Significant Other's Sh*t List

Posted 12.11.2013 | Divorce

On Tuesday, talk show host Jimmy Fallon asked his followers on Twitter to give the low-down on the worst gifts they've ever received. The trend we...

The 9 Worst Things To Bring To A Party

Caitlyn Becker | Posted 02.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Caitlyn Becker

If you're planning on visiting friends or family this holiday season you better make sure you pick up a gift for the host or hostess. Showing up empty...

The Perfect Royal Baby Gifts

Posted 07.23.2013 | Comedy

If you're like us, you're feeling really obligated to buy the royal baby a gift but are overwhelmed by all the great choices out there. Don't worry, w...

The 14 Worst Wedding Gifts Ever

Posted 03.13.2013 | Weddings

At least one of these items ended up in the trash.

WATCH: The Absolute Worst Valentine's Day Gifts...Ever

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 02.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's the thought that counts -- but who knows what these people were thinking.

The Worst Valentine's Day Gift My Ex Ever Gave Me

Posted 02.06.2013 | Divorce

Readers reveal the presents that didn't exactly say "I love you" -- like a Brita water filter.

Must-Follow Re-Gifting Rules

Dana Holmes | Posted 02.13.2013 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

Due to the "great recession" we have become increasingly more time crunched and more thoughtful about over-spending. It only makes sense that with these changes in our lives we have also seen a change in our philosophy toward re-gifting.

What Women Don't Want: 10 Worst Holiday Gifts Ever (True Stories!)

Candace Walsh | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Candace Walsh

What was the worst gift you ever gave or received?

The 5 Secrets To Properly Regifting Christmas Presents

Posted 12.27.2011 | Green

By Dan Gould of Networx: What's the deal with regifting? Is it a social faux pas? If you do it, does it mean you're a cheapskate? These are hig...

Five Things (This) Boomer Doesn't Want For the Holidays

Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.08.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

This is the time of year when we scratch our heads and try to figure out what to give our friends and loved ones for the holidays. I thought I would make it easy and tell you precisely what not to get the boomers on your list -- especially if I'm one of them.

9 Ridiculous Rebel Flag Products

Posted 09.24.2011 | Comedy

Oh, the rebel flag... it keeps hanging in there. Seen by many as a painful symbol of racism, and by others as an important emblem of state defiance, i...

PHOTOS: Worst Patriotic Products You Can Actually Buy

Posted 08.30.2011 | Comedy

With the Fourth of July fast-approaching, there's not a lot of time left to pick up all the patriotic whats-its and thingies you'll need to celebrate ...

PHOTOS: 15 Worst Father's Day Gifts Ever

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy

This Sunday is Father's Day, which means families all over the country are scrambling to find the perfect last-minute gift for dad. It's hard to al...

'Tis The Season for Obligatory Giving

Laurenne Sala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Laurenne Sala

My boyfriend once gave me a watch for Christmas. I broke up with him. I hate watches. Boyfriends are supposed to know if their girlfriends are scared of time.