holiday gifts

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save During the Holidays?

Tell us how you save during the holidays and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

9 Gifts to Give the Neighbor You Like

If strong fences make good neighbors, what do great gifts make? Give a couple of these this holiday season and find out!

15 Delicious Gifts You Can Bake

Holiday baking is a sweet tradition, and you'll find plenty of traditional holiday baking ideas here, plus a few new ones for some sweet holiday surprises.

Better Than Barbie: 5 Free Toys Kids Will Love

There's a good chance that the "junk" around your home could become your kids' favorite toys (and they can even make great Christmas gifts).

20 Great, Free Gift Ideas

You don't need money to give great gifts — instead, give the gift of your time with one of these awesome coupon ideas.

Get Ready for Christmas: 7 Things You Should Do Today

It can be frustrating to see stores roll out Christmas displays so early, but you can save money and sanity if you start thinking about the holidays now too.

The Gift Card Scam of 2011: Don’t Be a Victim

There's a chance that the gift card you just bought or received could be worthless. Learn about the new gift card scam, and how to protect yourself.

Why I Love Gift Cards: 5 Reasons Gift Cards Make Perfect Holiday Gifts

Gift cards get a bad rap, but it's mostly unwarranted. Learn why gift cards might be one of the best presents you can give.

How to Give Thoughtful Gifts on a Scrooge-Like Budget

If you have a lot of gifts to give during the holidays, it can be tough enough to give personal gifts, let alone stay on budget. Use these tips to do both.

4 Ways to Avoid Awkward Moments at White Elephant Parties

It's better to give than to receive...especially when you're stuck with the worst gift at a white elephant party. Follow these tips to keep things fun.

20 Gifts for the Guy Who Has Everything

What do you get for the guy who seems to have everything (or, at least, wants almost nothing)? Check out this list of practical and experience-based gifts.

10 Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Under $15

It’s that time again. Time to panic because you still have gifts to buy. Well, here are 10 last-minute ideas to help you spread cheer without getting an ulcer in the process.

5 Easy-to-Make Deluxe Gifts for Under $15

From plants that keep on giving to a gift that's totally free, these DIY items have you covered no matter what the occasion.

7 Savory Food Gifts

I love sweets, but by the time December gift-giving comes around, I can feel my cavities forming. Here are some savory alternatives to traditional sugary gifts.

10 Great Gifts for Teachers

No more apples, mugs, or other unwanted gifts. This year, consider one of these 10 frugal winners, all suggested by teachers.

20 Fitness Gifts for $15 or Less

From cyclists to swimmers, find great (and inexpensive!) gifts for the fitness-lovers in your life.

5 Reasons to Change Traditional Holiday Gift-Giving

Few of us need more stuff cluttering our lives. Discover why you should re-think traditional gift-giving...and what you should give instead.

5 Reasons Why You Should Give Kids Cash for the Holidays

Don't waste your time with toys this holiday season. Skip to the good stuff, and send kids cash for Christmas.

14 Gift Ideas for the Truly Broke

What can you give during the holidays when you're tumbleweed-rolling-in-your-wallet broke? Look to skills for inspiration.

Start Stockpiling Now: Four Cheap Christmas Gifts to Make

I love receiving homemade Christmas gifts, and also enjoy making my own. However, a homemade gift can be really expensive if you pay full price for the ingredients. Fortunately, a