gift guides

Stocking stuffers: Or small gifts that’ll make a big impact

Do you have stockings to stuff? Do you have eight days of Hannukah presents to buy? Do you have a big family to shop for? I’ve rounded up some of my favorite small gift items, and most of them are under $15! Get your holiday shopping fingers ready to snag these small gifts that will make a big impact.

14 gifts for dapper, artistic types that will make even the hipster-iest hipster excited

I got this request via Twitter: “Any plans to do a gift guide for the dapper artsy-type people in our lives? I’m totally stumped for my brother-in-law and could use some ideas.” My response: “I suspect he may be suffering from hipsterism. But it’s okay! I can help.” Forget skinny jeans and slouchy beanies, these gifts will make even the pickiest hipster say, “okay, yeah, that’s totally me”…

Holiday gifts for your best friends and special lovers

Not quite sure what to get the most important people in your lives? I’m talking best friends, partners in crime and in life, and special lovers. I’ve teamed up my shopping brain with some of our sponsors to bring you some top choices in special gifts for special people…

10 gift ideas the teachers in your life REALLY want

This year, whether it be a holiday, birthday, or end of the year “thanks for dealing with my kid for nine months,” get Teacher something they will cherish for always instead! I present to you, the top ten gift ideas for the teacher in your life…

How to gift Christmas ornaments that will make humans, pets, and trees happy from Susabella

For some peeps (like me), one of the best parts of the holidays is decorating the tree. Why not gift your loved ones an awesome, loving addition to their favorite holiday tradition? That’s totally easy to do with our longtime sponsor Susabella. Check out this Christmas ornament gift guide complete with special discount…

12 of my “favorite things” to gift to your favorite people

Here starts the latest round of Offbeat Home & Life gift guides. For this one, we’re going through the “my favorite things” archive AND re-visiting some of the things I’ve featured on Offbeat Home & Life that are STILL my favorite things… and may soon be your [parent/friend/partner/child]’s favorite thing.