Gifts

Birthdays and major holidays are the obvious times for gifting, but there are so many occasions throughout the year when a present is the appropriate gesture. But finding something just right for your friend or family member can feel like the hardest shopping task you’ve ever faced—which is why we’ve created so many carefully curated gift guides. Whether you need gift ideas for your mother-in-law (now that’s a hard one), the perfect Christmas present for your temperamental teen, or a fun token to cheer up your wine-loving best friend, you’ll find something that’ll leave your loved one thinking: How did she know that’s what I wanted? But don’t forget the card—every good gift deserves an equally thoughtful card to match. From the sentimental to the silly, the cards our editors have sourced for you are far superior to any last-minute drugstore finds. We’ll let you accept all the credit.

52 Great Hostess Gifts

These seasonal picks will show your gratitude—and maybe (probably!) even snag you another invitation.

Gifts for Couples

Looking for a couple gift that isn’t cheesy? Keep it simple and fun with one of these gift ideas. 

The Best White Elephant Gift Ideas for 2017

Were you asked to bring a white elephant gift to a Christmas party? Choose one of these funny gift ideas you can buy now.

This Is Everything You Need to Know About the New Hatchimals Surprise

It will definitely be on your child’s holiday wish list.

8 Baby Shower Etiquette Issues, Solved

As the host of a shower, you face a unique challenge: To make the honoree happy without making yourself crazy. The good news: It’s actually doable.

7 Products You Should Never Buy Used

Think twice before you grab that “great bargain” at a garage sale.

7 Creative Back-to-School Lunches

The back-to-school crunch is upon us. This year, instead of that slightly squished PB &J, send the kiddos to school with one of these fresh lunch box ideas.

The Book the Librarian of Congress Wants Young Girls to Read

Plus, the book that sparked her interest in literature.

14 Unexpected Gift Card Ideas

Sure, the gift card was once considered the go-to present for the lazy, last minute shopper, but now, it’s not exactly an impersonal pick. In fact, we think it’s making a comeback, especially with some of the best gift cards that are a bit more unique than the usual certificate to a favorite chain retailer.