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Gift Giving

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Buy On Overstock.com

The Huffington Post | Kristina Martin | Posted 11.18.2014 | HuffPost Home

It happens all the time: You need to buy your brother's friend's uncle's girlfriend a present for a party that you were invited to, and you have no id...

An Unofficial Ranking Of Journals And Notebooks

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 09.04.2014 | HuffPost Home

Those of us who still can't resist the urge to physically write our thoughts on paper hide a secret shame: A treasure trove (read: hoard) of notebooks...

What My Daughter Had for Lunch

Maureen Anderson | Posted 08.20.2014 | Parents
Maureen Anderson

Is she getting along with her roommate? Are her classes challenging, but not too? Is she looking forward to our visit as much as we are?

10 Gifts Newlyweds Are Sure To Love

Sara Morgan | Posted 05.04.2014 | Weddings
Sara Morgan

Creating a wedding registry can feel more like a to-do list than a compilation of products that inspire and excite you, but it doesn't have to be.

How b.good Blends Loyalty With Love

Rajesh Setty | Posted 04.24.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Loyalty programs are not new. Before the age of smart phones, people were carrying punch cards to get a free gift of some kind (e.g.: a free drink)...

Hey Dads! This Christmas, Give the Gift of You

Scott Behson, PhD | Posted 02.19.2014 | Parents
Scott Behson, PhD

Our kids may want things, but they NEED time with their fathers more. This Christmas, instead of stuff, we should give our kids the opportunities to do more fun things with us. Here are a few ideas how.

This Christmas, Let's Bring Back WWJD

Angela Jamene | Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion
Angela Jamene

I know it can be easy to buy into the idea that you are pressured by someone or something to make sure you stress yourself and your finances to the limit but that is about as far from scripture as you can get without committing a felony

Soup's On!

Amy Rothenberg, ND | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Rothenberg, ND

I would make Kim the first and only member of the Soup of the Month Club. I would make a palm-sized accordion book, with fold over pockets for every month, each with a named soup card. Then as the months rolled around, I would make and deliver to her front door the soup du jour and other accoutrements.

10 Tips to Make Your Kids Good Gift Givers

Beth Kobliner | Posted 02.17.2014 | Money
Beth Kobliner

With tweens spending a reported $43 billion of their own money this year -- averaging an insane $2,000 per kid -- we need to teach our kids how to fend off aggressive marketing tactics and remind them that it is the thought, after all, that counts.

Fragrant Gifts for the Holidays

Chris Formosa | Posted 02.12.2014 | Style
Chris Formosa

When it comes to gift giving, some of us have a particular philosophy: always give something that lasts forever. From this point of view, it would seem that perfumes and complementary products do not qualify as proper gifts.

Is Holiday Gift-Giving Collective Insanity?

Marcos Cordero | Posted 02.11.2014 | Money
Marcos Cordero

You know that saying about the definition of insanity? Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results? Are we willfully engaging in collective insanity every holiday season?

Your Kids and Money Holiday Questions: Answered

Neale Godfrey | Posted 02.10.2014 | Parents
Neale Godfrey

The holiday season should be a happy and joyful time of year, but I know it can also be a time of stress and even depression. The important lessons are that ongoing, open, and honest conversations are essential.

More Than Ever, We Need to Rethink How to Live Our Lives in Meaningful Ways Without Excessive Spending

Christine Escobar | Posted 02.10.2014 | Chicago
Christine Escobar

For better or for worse in the United States, whether due to credit card debt, the foreclosure crisis, job loss or pay cuts, this holiday season many of us are forced by hard economic realities to reexamine our role as "consumers."

How to Think Like, and Shop for, Teens

Dana Holmes | Posted 02.05.2014 | Style
Dana Holmes

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!

WATCH: How To Regift Without Anyone Noticing

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 12.05.2013 | HuffPost Home

Here's a riddle: Is it a regift if it's done in such a way that the recipient has no idea it was a regift? That's what the main discussion was on Huff...

6 Tips for Setting Your Intentions and Staying Focused This Holiday Season

Kala Ambrose | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kala Ambrose

What if, this year, you proactively set your intentions in order to avoid these mistakes before the holidays begin? Here are six tips to setting intentions, designed to help make the holidays happy, fulfilling, and light.

The Most Generous City In America Is...

Posted 11.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

There are many ways to define generosity, but according to the DIY mavens at Craftsy, there's one true indicator of a person's propensity to give -- t...

24 Cool Wedding Gifts For Foodies

www.grubstreet.com | Posted 06.17.2013 | Weddings

Wedding season is here, and while you'd rather be spending your summer paychecks on your own vacations and fancy glassware, you have a massive list of...

Gifting As Love on Father's Day

Felice Shapiro | Posted 08.10.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

I don't always get the right gifts, but usually, the receiver is appreciative and, if they don't like it, they can return it, so it's an imperfect moment, but better than not giving the gift at all.

Why We Should Stop Giving Wedding Gifts

www.slate.com | Posted 06.11.2013 | Weddings

Marriage customs have undergone many profound changes in the past few centuries. Contemporary American brides and grooms don’t meet for the first ti...

Everything You Need To Know About Wedding Gift Etiquette

www.cbsnews.com | Posted 06.07.2013 | Weddings

Cash or gift? A selection off the registry or something personal? And better yet -- how much to spend?...

What To Scan And What To Skip On Your Wedding Registry

www.cbsnews.com | Posted 06.05.2013 | Weddings

That Kitchen-Aid mixer you just never sprung for, or that dinnerware set for the "adult" dinner parties you may finally throw -- or perhaps a canoe. Y...

Relationship Status with Mom: It's Complicated

Penney Berryman | Posted 07.06.2013 | Women
Penney Berryman

You love your Mom... and you find her alternatively infuriating and embarrassing, irreplaceable and overly dramatic, irksome and endearing. As far as I know, Hallmark hasn't yet created a line of cards expressing familial disharmony.

Cool Gifts For Hot Moms!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 07.02.2013 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Cachet

Mother's Day. Oh the pressure! How does one thank Mom for all that she's done for us through the years? In case you're totally stumped and five minutes away from ordering a fruit basket, just stop. I took care of you, whether your budget is limited or lavish. Check out my top picks this year!

14 Truly Cool Wedding Gifts

nymag.com | Posted 04.25.2013 | Weddings

While cash always seems the preferred gift these days, the best ones say something about the life you hope the happy couple will lead. If you want to ...