Top 10 Realistic Tips for Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

Many of us spend January 1st making resolutions and the other 364 days trying to stay resolved to keeping them. In fact, only 8% of people successfully achieve their resolutions, according to research from the University of Scranton. So here are the top 10 tips for making resolutions, and more importantly, keeping them! 1. Set short-term goals for long-term results. People who break their resolutions Read more ...

Top 2013 New Year’s Eve Trends

Whether you’re celebrating New Year's at a black tie event or counting down with your TV, we have all you need to know about this year’s New Year's Eve trends. Here’s how people will be decorating, dressing, eating and drinking as they ring in 2014, and it all begins in 5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1… Sugar-Rimmed Champagne Give your champagne flutes a little sparkle when you rim them with Read more ...

What to Do After Christmas Infographic

Now that the festivities are over, check out our 'What to Do After Christmas' infographic for a list of fun activities to help you wrap up 2013 and get ready for 2014. Our list includes everything from tips on turning leftovers into something new, wise ways to return or exchange gifts, and how to save money by stocking up and shopping the best after Christmas sales of the year. Read more ...

Today is National Eggnog Day

Celebrate this tasty beverage and get your eggnog fix this holiday with one of these mouthwatering recipes. Classic Eggnog 4 egg yolk 1⁄3 cup sugar, plus 1 tablespoon 1 pt whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 3 oz bourbon 1 tsp nutmeg, freshly grated 4 egg white Coquito (Tropical Egg Nog with coconut milk) 2 egg yolk, beaten 1 can (12 fluid ounce) evaporated milk 1 Read more ...

Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers

From the practical (batteries) to the nostalgic (Big) to the decadent (hot cocoa chocolates), here are my top 10 picks for rocking their stockings. Of all the traditions this season stands for, stuffing my family’s stockings nears the top of the list of my all-time favorites, somewhere between baking gingerbread cookies with my mom and hosting my annual nachos Navidad dinner party for my girlfriends Read more ...

Last Minute Shopping Tips

For many, procrastination is as essential to the holiday season as egg nog and jingle bells. If you still have some shopping to do, join the club—and don’t panic! You’re not alone, and we have strategies to ensure those presents are wrapped and ready in plenty of time. Here are some of your BFFs when it comes to last-minute shopping. Overnight Shipping Yes, you may need gifts wrapped and Read more ...

The Dos and Don’ts of Regifting

In case you missed it, yesterday was National Regifting Day. So let’s see a show of hands here: Who has ever regifted before? Not just during the holidays, but at any time? You can’t see me (duh), but my hand is squarely placed in the air—yes, I have regifted. With three girls between the ages of 18 and 21, I’ve seen them open a fair number of gifts with a forced smile and a fake “thank Read more ...

Today is Free Shipping Day

Don’t wait any longer to order your last-minute gifts! Today is the last day for free shipping, and we’ve got you covered. Send out your packages today with our free shipping offers from top retailers. And that’s not all—we’re also providing you with a detailed shipping deadline table to ensure your gifts arrive just in time. Before you submit your orders, don’t forget to apply our coupon Read more ...