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Holidays 2014

Pranksters Tell Boss They Blew The Budget, Actually Donated It To People In Need

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.05.2015 | Impact

Considering he runs a popular prank call app, Fahim Saleh should’ve known his employees would pull a fast one on him when the opportunity presented ...

31 Photos Of Cozy Kids Rockin' Their Christmas Pajamas

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.24.2014 | Parents

Holiday food, music, and gifts are all good fun. But perhaps the cutest part of this season is kids and babies in their new seasonal pajamas. For ...

Rand Paul Airs His Grievances On Festivus

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics

With Hanukkah coming to a close and Christmas around the corner, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is making sure one other important holiday is not forgotten: F...

Katla McGlynn

9 Uses For That Sad Fruitcake You're Never Going To Eat | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.23.2014 | Comedy

Here's how to turn the gift that no one wants into the gift that keeps on giving: Use it as a door stop. Turn it into a beer coozie. Fix...

3 Life Recipes For Surviving The Holidays

Emma Brodie | Posted 02.21.2015 | Women
Emma Brodie

Get up off that fainting couch. You're about to become the Banksy of winter footwear.

These Are A Few Of Politicians' Favorite Things

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics

The holidays are here, and after a crazy year of news, we're hoping to end on a high note. Politicians looking to do the same might take a cue from...

Are You Outraged by the Drug War Yet?

Julie Netherland | Posted 02.15.2015 | Politics
Julie Netherland

This holiday season, a time when I am normally filled with thoughts of light and hope, I find myself reflecting on the horrors of our failed war on drugs.

Obama: 'May This Hanukkah Embolden Us To Do What Is Right'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama sent a message with wishes for a happy Hanukkah on Tuesday, the first day of the Festival of Lights. Obama wished for this H...

Satanist Group Places Holiday Display At Michigan Statehouse

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics

The Satanic Temple received approval to place their own holiday display in the Michigan statehouse. The Michigan State Capitol Commission approved ...

OMG Enough With The Elf Hate

Heather Spohr | Posted 02.10.2015 | Parents
Heather Spohr

For all of the things I love about this time of year, there's one thing I cannot stand: the complaints about Elf on the Shelf.

8 Holiday Gifts Anyone With A Home Will Love

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.10.2014 | HuffPost Home

It may be true that there's no place like home for the holidays, but we happen to think the adage rings true pretty much any time of year. And so, we ...

Inside The Top-Secret Selection Process For Oprah's Favorite Things

OWN | Posted 12.10.2014 | OWN

For 14 years, it was the hottest ticket in television. After it debuted on "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Oprah's Favorite Things became the talk of the ho...

The Best Art Books Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts

We're counting down the last days of December 2014, and -- in typical fashion -- we're reviewing a year's worth of art in the process. In celebration ...

10 Unorthodox, DIY Gift Ideas That Will Unleash Your Inner Artist

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts

So you need to get holiday gifts for the loved ones in your life, and these individuals are just a little bit too clever, too creative and too weird f...

This Year's Guide of How to Get Through Holiday Shopping, Untouched --Part 1

Chris Peak | Posted 01.31.2015 | Comedy
Chris Peak

This year's guide: the revised, the updated, the ultimate manual on how to avoid getting touched, caressed, bumped, groped, shoved, tripped, smacked, kicked, whatever, while you shop for that perfect gift for that imperfect person.

Looking For The Perfect Gift For Your Politics-Obsessed Loved Ones? Here's Your Guide

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics

December has arrived, so it's time to start thinking about what to get your politically-inclined friends and family members. The Huffington Post has g...

40 Things -- Big And Small -- That Parents Are Thankful For

The Huffington Post | The HuffPost Parents Editors | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents

Parenting takes a village... and baby wipes, coffee, wine, playdates, iPad apps, and more coffee and wine. So, this Thanksgiving, we asked the HuffPos...

Marketing Experts: Stores 'Ambush' Customers To Donate At Cash Register

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2015 | Impact

(The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.) By Chris Taylor NEW YORK, Nov 24 (Reuters) -...

Merry Thanksmas: A Holiday Rant

Ashley Allen | Posted 01.21.2015 | Women
Ashley Allen

Why do I have to keep Thanksgiving and Christmas separate? Why can't I slog egg nog on Thanksgiving while screeching out Christmas carols, eating my cheese ball, enjoying my lights twinkling on the Christmas tree AND being grateful for everything I have in my life?

7 Things This Mom Really Wants From Santa

Kathy Radigan | Posted 01.21.2015 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

When you think of the technology that's at our fingertips today, it seems Santa could really come through with a few items that would be helpful not only to me, but to mothers everywhere.

The 20 Hottest Kids' Toys Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Kristina Martin | Posted 11.26.2014 | Parents

Your mailboxes are probably already stuffed to the brim with holiday advertisements. Yep, 'tis the season, which means it's time to start helping kids...

11 Tips for Better Holiday Photo Cards

Andrea Reiser | Posted 12.22.2014 | Parents
Andrea Reiser

Someone's always having a bad hair day or isn't in the mood to smile or the shirt they really wanted to wear was rolled up in a ball in the laundry hamper with a big stain. It takes literally hundreds of shots to get one useable photo. But in the end, it's worth it.

Religious Holidays 2014: An Interfaith Calendar

Posted 05.20.2014 | Religion

We live in a beautiful, diverse world, and almost each day of the year is a sacred time for someone, somewhere. HuffPost Religion is proud to present ...