gift ideas

Gifts for the Animal Lover.

While I couldn’t give in to a puppy, I recently gave in to getting kittens. So now, gifts for furry friends–and gifts for furry friend lovers– are on my radar. Here are a few gifts that you can gift to someone who loves their pet …or can add to you list for Santa.Don’t Leave Home […]

An $11K Advent Calendar?!?!

Here’s a crazy one for a big spender that retails for a little over $11K! Mini bottles of the world’s most sought-after whiskies, including a 60 year old malt Scotch and a rare Japanese whisky. The calendar is filled to the brim with the “very finest whiskies ever to grace this planet.” $11, Master of Malt […]

8 Gift Ideas: Beyond Toys!

1. Get Tickets to a Show. Every year, my kids ask for gift cards for Ticketmaster from all the grandparents. My kids LOVE seeing shows but at $150-200 a pop, it adds up quick with a family of 5. This gives us a chance to see a show and get better seats than we might normally purchase […]

Mother’s Day Gift Idea

An awesome partially homemade Mother's Day gift.

Honey, I Love You…So I Named a This Roach, “Barbara” After You.

  Valentine’s Day is approaching and if you still haven’t found the perfect gift, we have one that’s, well, unique. Name a Roach after someone you love. The gift that keeps on giving…well, the gift that she’ll never forget anyway. The Bronx Zoo is offering you the chance to names a Madagascar hissing cockroach in his/her honor. […]

A Guy’s Perspective on Finding the Perfect Gift

Most of our writers are women. Ok, all of our writers are women. So do you ever wonder what goes through a guy’s mind as they set out to buy gifts? Especially, when they nail it. So, we asked a guy to give the men in our life a few tips for buying gifts for their honeys. […]

Heather’s Holiday Wish List

Check out Heather's wish list and see if helps you come up with a few ideas for yourself or others.

Our Tips Staff Shares Their Wish Lists

Do you need a few ideas for presents? Check out our TipsFromTown editor's and tipster's picks. Some are extravagant and others are reasonable. There is something in every budget!

Gifts $100 and Under That Give Back

For every pair of eyeglasses that you buy through Warby Parker, the company not only gives a pair of eyeglasses to someone in need, they also train men and women in developing countries how to give give basic eye exams to people in their communities.

Turn Your Child’s Artwork into a Wearable Keepsake

Artists Yasemin Erdin Tavukçu & Özgür Karavit had an idea. They wanted to turn their daughter’s artwork into a keepsake and so TasarimTakarim was born. “By turning the children’s art into jewelry, we aimed to show the children that their art is precious and unique.” From your child’s drawing, Özgür, an artist and sculptor, is able to create a 3 […]


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