But if cleaning out my basement doesn't strike you as a reasonable gift, there are two things that I want more than anything else, and I humbly suggest that you consider them as gift ideas for yourself as well.
Did you get what you wanted for Christmas? We hope so, but you probably have at least one gift that you cannot use or do not want. You can usua...
Look, let's be honest: Christmas is super-gay. All that tinsel, the frolicsome dancing, mulled wine and all its fruity spices -- and oh goodness, all those holiday specials!
Please give the gift of your time to that very special person in your life and please be mindfully present while doing so. I promise you at some point down the road, you'll look back with an incredible feeling that you too, had your own Christmas miracle reveal itself-- in a most magical, unexpected way.
All my mom sees is that her girls are home. I'm home for a month and my sister, who is an adult and has a real job who deserves to say that she is far more stressed than I am, is home for a week and a half.
The National Retail Federation recently estimated that 2015 holiday gift card sales will reach nearly $26 billion. By my own calculations, that means the world's 7.3 billion inhabitants will each have about $3.50 to spend on a gift of their choosing beginning December 26.
The DIY community over at the This Old House microsite, TheSnug.com, is buzzing about gift ideas. If you've got loved ones who still have you stumped, consider one of these thoughtful (and easy-to-make!) presents.
There are many social norms that dictate gift-giving, including when, how and what to give as gifts. Interestingly, these norms don't seem to be about making sure that recipients get the gifts they want. What makes for a good or bad gift often differs in the eyes of givers and recipients.
So this Christmas, and every Christmas since I first saw her, my eyes will search the city's streets, for she is somewhere out there, she is in every person with a hand held out, and eyes searching, not so much for money, as for hope.
Having to go to a store for gifts drastically reduces the options that the internet provides. This makes you a prime victim of purchasing the Stealthily Lazy Gift.
Here are five gift ideas that create new experiences in which we have the opportunity to feel grateful, joyous and awakened.
The absence of a Christmas card for my nephew this year leaves a bit of a hole in my heart. I've decided to fill that hole by honoring him in different way.
The best evidence that the holidays were actually over was when the legal intimidation from your parents that started the day after Thanksgiving until...
Highlighting has been around forever but has recently become a huge trend. Beauty bloggers across the world post instructional videos on how to get the perfect highlight. Below are a few of my favorite highlighters and illuminators.
Christmas is a time of magical realism. Not in the literary sense necessarily, where magic plays an integral part in the mundane world, but in the sen...
My yearning for freedom and a love-based life landed me on an island in Greece where I now live, happy in a small rented house with a car in the drive that is old and dented and as trusty as a steed.