As bloggers, we get a fair amount of free stuff from companies and the publicists who represent them. This is both common knowledge and common practice in the industry, as it allows writers to see new products and figure out whether or not we should recommend them to readers, as well as giving the businesses a better chance at exposure. So is the idea of us selling those free gifts ethical? More
Not everyone can be on time with their Christmas gift. If you’re going to be late with it, at least make up for it in originality and glitz. More
Walking around the various shopping centers during the holidays is not fun: they blast Kenny G’s Christmas carol covers for hours on end, every check-out has an insane line of loud complainers on cell phones and there are always children with tears streaming down their faces. Do you ever get so stressed out that you wind up buying yourself a present? More
Be careful. Your nipple is showing. More
Should you give the person you’re “kind of seeing” a gift this holiday season? Figure it out with this handy flowchart. More
Ed note: A week ago, we referred to sugar daddy relationships as parasitic in an Editors Debate. A reader with a sugar daddy let us know what the relationship is really like. In other news, we are assholes.
I have an embarrassing secret to share. A sentimental, gushy and obnoxious secret. I love Hallmark holidays. Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Administrative Assistant’s Day. If you can buy a card for it, I want to celebrate it. I don’t just want to celebrate it; I want a gift. More
Is there anything Amazon can’t do? The company has just patented technology that would allow users to ‘block’ certain kinds of actions: as in, you can ask Amazon to make sure that your Aunt Brenda can’t buy you another ugly … More
My husband and I have rather large and generous families. Our wonderful families made the holidays fun and loving and extremely special. They also spoiled my child rotten. Brenna had 4 full Christmases with more than 10 gifts at each. She also received gifts from 2 Christmas exchanges we couldn’t make it to. Honestly, her bedroom resembles a Toys’R'Us Express. She received so many presents, that by the end, she wasn’t even paying attention to them. She was just blindly ripping away wrapping paper and exclaiming the name of whatever cartoon character she saw on the box. It didn’t matter how slow we took it, how many play breaks we took. She had past her toy intake. So how does your child recover from this plastic gluttony? I have a few steps that might help your child resume to normal materialistic levels. More
Flowcharts explain everything. More
This year, Ben and Meredith really wanted to get each other something special.
It’s almost Christmas. You got a gift for your mom, your dad, and your brother, but did you also get something for the family dog, cat, or hamster? More
Christmas falls on December 25th, and there are 24 items, so if you start today, you only need to find one a day. Go! Stalk Tom Ford until he loves us! Alternatively, you can get us all of these today … More
Perhaps you’d like to get your gentleman-friend a present that’s a little different this season. Maybe you’re tired of just giving him ties and books relating to his hobbies. Maybe you want to go a little unorthadox. A little quirky. A little sexy. More