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Homemade Gifts

What a Simple Gift Taught Me About Motherhood -- and Myself

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 03.31.2014 | Parents
Carolyn Ossorio

People say having kids changes you. I have five, so I feel pretty confident in attesting that there is truth to this. But even I am amazed by how much I've been transformed.

7 Things You Need To Know About Made-From-Scratch Barbecue Rubs

Steven Raichlen | Posted 02.12.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Stumped on what to buy that barbecue fanatic on your holiday list?

DIY Holiday Gifts

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.01.2014 | HuffPost Home
Maria Rodale

There's just something really special about making your own gifts. Instead of being limited by what's on the shelf, fighting the holiday crowds, a...

Do Something Special on Valentine's Day: 10 Creative Ideas

Rob White | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

There are plenty of creative gifts you can give that won't deplete your wallet. They may take a bit of your time, but that's good -- when you invest time in a Valentine's Day gift, you make the occasion extra special and memorable. Nothing says, "I love you" like a creative gift of love.

Whole Grain Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Kathy Carter Woods | Posted 03.30.2013 | Taste
Kathy Carter Woods

My kids call this cinnamon squirrel bread, you'll call it delicious! This easy homemade bread is ideal for first time bread makers and freezes beautifully!

Homemade Peanut Butter Granola

Kathy Carter Woods | Posted 03.28.2013 | Taste
Kathy Carter Woods

Break cooled granola into pieces -- store in an air tight container. Check out my blog for more recipes!

Impress Your Valentine's Day Crush (Without Embarrassing Yourself)

Dana Holmes | Posted 03.26.2013 | Women
Dana Holmes

There's pretty much no better time to show your crush that you like them than on Valentine's Day. But what's the best way to do that without embarrassing yourself?

Material-Free, Last Minute Christmas Gifts

Posted 12.23.2012 | Green

After promising that, for once, you would get holiday shopping done early this year, you’ve found yourself in a familiar situation: Only a few days ...

Sneak a Peek at Real Moms' Holiday Spending

LearnVest | Posted 02.19.2013 | Parents
LearnVest

The most wonderful time of the year? Not for your checking account. According to the National Retail Federation, the average holiday shopper spends $750 on gifts and décor at Christmas time. But where do they get the extra dough?

A Gift For The Person Who Has Everything

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.23.2012 | HuffPost Home

Better yet, you can make it yourself.

Make A Little Leather Bag... For Under $15?

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.18.2012 | HuffPost Home

Plus, it's much more personal than any designer brand.

A Stocking Stuffer That Won't Cost A Thing

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.13.2012 | HuffPost Home

Yeah, we don't need to take yet another trip to the store, either.

Find Out What Makes This Guy So Special

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.12.2012 | HuffPost Home

Not to mention cute.

An Inexpensive Way To Stay Warm This Winter

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Because it’s getting cold out there.

A Quirky Gift That's Perfect For Anyone

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.10.2012 | HuffPost Home

Especially if they love Times New Roman.

Guess What This Handy Gift Is Made From

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.10.2012 | HuffPost Home

Such a clever idea!

A Heartfelt Gift For The Entertainer

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.10.2012 | HuffPost Home

An accessory every home needs.

A Quirky And Useful Gift

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.06.2012 | HuffPost Home

This charging station doubles as decor.

This Gift Will Help Warm Anyone On A Winter Night

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.04.2012 | HuffPost Home

A perfect way to enjoy hot cocoa.

A Sweet Way For Anyone To Get Organized

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.03.2012 | HuffPost Home

These ice cream treats hold all the important things.

A Gift Any Artsy Person Will Love

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 12.05.2012 | HuffPost Home

So bright and colorful!

The Perfect Gift For Your Favorite Hostess

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 11.30.2012 | HuffPost Home

These would be perfect for an entertainer.

This Stylish Gift Will Brighten Any Rainy Day

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 11.29.2012 | HuffPost Home

This is a stylish AND useful present.

Turn Extra Yarn Into A Pretty Gift

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 11.29.2012 | HuffPost Home

All it takes is some extra yarn.

Give A Gift That’s Truly One Of A Kind

The Huffington Post | Amy Marturana | Posted 11.27.2012 | HuffPost Home

A great gift for the writer on your list.