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Experiential Gifts

Material Gifts Can Make Us Happier Than You Might Think, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.22.2015 | Science

Scientists have long known that the gift of a life experience -- whether it's tickets to the big game or a surprise vacation -- is likely to leave us ...

The Cheapster's Guide to Experiential Gift Giving

CheapTickets | Posted 12.03.2015 | Travel

Memories are really the most precious gift that can be given, but have you ever tried to stick a memory in a box and put a bow on it? It's darn-right impossible.

6 Gifts of Experience for the Kid Who Has Everything

Carrie Visintainer | Posted 02.11.2015 | Parents
Carrie Visintainer

Our kids still get a few toys -- we're not Scrooges -- but we also incorporate experiential gifts, and we ask family members to contribute. Here are six ideas that will make your kids light up.

Why Gathering Around The Tree Is Better For You Than The Presents Underneath

Posted 12.22.2012 | Healthy Living

The research is in: It's better to do than to have. As many families across the country gather to unwrap the presents under the tree, they may fin...

Give the Gift of Hope This Holiday Season

MeiMei Fox | Posted 02.17.2013 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

My family has vowed to practice "experiential Christmases" for the past decade. We try to avoid giving each other material gifts, but instead focus on being together. This year, I am giving my two nieces, ages 6 and 3, the gift of the sponsorship of a HOPE child.