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Best Christmas Gifts

The Best Christmas Gift I Could Give My Daughters

Virginia Sullivan | Posted 02.23.2014 | Fifty
Virginia Sullivan

My mother was raised to find a good husband. In her era, it was important that she know how to clean a house, plan a party and be a good spouse to the executive she was going to marry someday. Her Christmas activities were to have my dad's boss over for dinner, wrap all the gifts and always keep the house tidy and welcoming. She was the demure little housewife that everyone called his 'better half'.

This Was The Best Gift I Could Have Gotten This Year

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 02.12.2014 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

When my kids were little, we were lucky enough to have nannies to help care for our children. When Annie was a baby and I went back to work, we hired Sandy, a heavy-set Italian woman who spent hours strolling Annie around Boston's North End. Later, when we moved to the suburbs, there was Monica, then Anna from Iowa, then Olga, then Andrea. Our last nanny was Beth. Unfortunately, Beth turned out to be a kleptomaniac. After Beth, we were done with nannies.

42 Fashion Editor-Approved Gifts

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad and Raydene Salinas | Posted 12.17.2013 | Style

Dear Santa, This year, we editors at HuffPost Style have been very good. We never cut the line at sample sales, we incessantly apply sunscreen and...

7 Practical Gift Ideas That Would Actually Be Very Welcome

Posted 12.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

Practical gifts get a bad rap. While kids and teens probably don't want to find a package of socks in their stocking, a few of us grown-ups would cert...

12 Things Your Teen Definitely Doesn't Want For Christmas

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Everybody's favorite annual consumerist bonanza has already taken the nation by storm, so if you're a parent of a teenager (and haven't gotten your sh...

The 4 Best Last-Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

Katherine Power | Posted 02.22.2013 | Style
Katherine Power

Scrambling to shop for that last relative, significant other or hard-to-buy-for friend? We're here to help.

What The Best Non-Material Gift You've Ever Received

Laura Rowley | Posted 12.25.2011 | Fifty

My sister Ann was in town last week from California. I was delighted when she married someone from New York (whose family still lived here) because I ...

The 19 Best Techie Christmas Presents For Teens And Tots

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Holiday gifts for kids are always tricky. We're here to help you please the pickiest tech-savvy kids. HuffPostTech has scoped out the best gadgets th...

GIFT GUIDE: What To Get For The Art Aficionado On Your List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Considering the heady prices that have been recorded this year at art auctions around the world, buying gifts for the art lover in your life can seem ...

Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Cocktails-and-Spirits Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

There's one thing that we enjoy almost as much as drinking cocktails and spirits: reading about them. And these books from some of our favorite writer...

Christmas Gifts 2009: 23 Super Stylish Ideas (PHOTOS, POLL)

Rachel Strugatz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rachel Strugatz

The holiday season is upon us and gift buying madness has officially begun. In order to give you ideas, and let's face it - just make your life easier...

Christmas Gifts 2009 Kids Gadgets: BEST Tech Gifts To Give To Teens And Tots (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Christmas gifts for kids can be hard to find. How do you know what's cool? Totally passe? We're here to help. HuffPostTech has a lineup of the best...