There is no gift you could purchase that will more profoundly enhance the emotional connections in your life than the gift of your focused attention, which explains why most people cannot distinguish between the experience of being deeply loved with being deeply heard.
Are you shopped out yet? You might want to catch a second wind -- the great sales don't stop just because the holidays do. From a new set of towels to a new set of abs, January's got you covered with some unexpected deals to steal.
I am like the mother who gave her son two ties for Christmas. He went to the hall mirror, put on one of them, and turned to show her how it looked, "What," she said disappointedly, "You didn't like the other one?"
Rid yourself of all of your double-dipping concerns and enjoy that melty chocolate or cheese in your very own fondue mug.
If you are still in need of some homemade gift ideas, may I suggest these adorable hot chocolates on a stick. They make the perfect winter treat for neighbors, co-workers, and family.
Thank goodness for technology.
In our busy, hard and sometimes cold world, we have learned as adults that a belief in some kind of magic can help soften the edges. And as parents we can easily get caught up in the magic of the season, seeing those young eyes light up on Christmas morning.
My husband and I are not exchanging major gifts this year. There's nothing we need, so why waste our money? On the other hand, I do want Bob to know that I love him and care about him, and that I put thought and effort into making him happy.
Whether you're crashing at your friend's house for one night, or staying with relatives over a long holiday weekend, there are some things to remember as an overnight visitor.
When you are shopping for quick, easy and thoughtful holiday gifts for your mans, it's all about furnishings, furnishings, furnishings. Some people call these items --hats, wallets, scarves --"accessories," but frankly I think the term evokes Claire's Boutique.
With less than a week to go until Christmas Day, have you done all of your holiday gift shopping? To the rescue, a list of the 10 best wine gifts that you can snap up at the last minute -- and it won't look like you waited until the last minute.
Men are shopping more, to be sure, and they are becoming more and more educated on the finer details of the design and manufacture of the clothes they buy. So, what to get for the dude who knows it all?
You've just been handed a gift, and you can feel the excitement from your wide-eyed friend. The huge grin on their face says it all... "you're going to LOVE it!"
Gift giving requires a certain art and balance. Presents should be thoughtful, personal, but never showy ... it's no wonder the holidays are so full o...
It may be cold outside, but ice cream novelties are definitely hot for the holidays! Here are some items -- some wacky, some useful, some delicious -- that will be sure to please the ice cream lovers on your holiday gift list.
Tired of giving the same old thing around the holidays? In a bind for some gifts as the deadline draws near? Before you settle, get a pinch of inspiration from some of Chicago's most creative artists and entrepreneurs on the list below.