Getting to the top of the gift-giving podium is as easy as spelling U.S.A. When those three letters follow "Made in," they instantly elevate your gift to the status of conversation piece.
In the last few years, pride in American-made goods has been causing a swing back in that direction, making them trendier than ever among the hip and cutting-edge. We can support "Made in America" products even more by giving them as gifts and spreading the word.
Finding the perfect gift for everyone really is one of the most satisfying things ever. If you are stuck buying yet another tie for your father, here are some out of the box ideas that will bring a smile to even the "hardest-to-shop-for-person-ever."
Physical activity decreases during winter months: From Halloween through New Year's Day, eating tends to increase, with lots of candy and treats. Let's consider some healthy gift ideas for a change this holiday season! Here are some ideas that are healthy and educational.
Whether it is Hanukkah or Thanksgiving, Christmas or Winter Solstice, New Year's Eve or a festival of light, the human instinct to move closer to the source of light and life intensifies when the world around us grows darker and colder.
The snowman celebrates Hanukkah just like me! He is Jewish. I wonder if the holiday marketers at companies like Starbucks, 5 Below, Target, Amazon and the like know this?
Many non-profits can only survive through volunteerism. Your time is a precious commodity to them. If you can't give money, give an hour or one day a month. If you're out of work, you might even find a new passion or connection.
Up the game with bold hues and racing stripes.
Having a season of comfort and joy starts with taking care of ourselves. If we make self-care -- inside and out -- part of our daily practice, we will have much more to give to those we love.
If you reduce holiday commercialism to its essence, it's about showing someone you love them. So why do we have to spend money to do that?
Since the very last thing this season needs is more stress, I've come up with a handy-dandy giving guide for you to use or share with those who are hoping to give to you this season.
To avoid getting it all wrong, follow these tips on how to tap into the teen psyche and get a gift that won't embarrass them or you!
Forget about your diet and your budget; the holidays are all about over-indulging. So it's time to say yes to that second piece of cake and have that ...
Do you have a foodie in your life? You know, someone who owns several different types of salt or who can detect the type of oil their dish has been cooked with at a restaurant.
One of my missions in life is to find a laptop bag that fits all of my demanding requirements. The Golla Frisco doesn't match them -- but it's come the closest so far, and has become my bag of choice at the moment.
There are moments in all parents' lives when they just can't figure out what to get their children and leaning on a big name retailer to pull a rabbit from a hat for them only adds to the frustration despite the helpful lists these retailers strive to provide.