Gifts

This Poo Soap Is Officially The Worst Gift Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If there was a site dedicated to buying presents for your enemies, this lifelike poo soap from Amazon would definitely feature on it. Even looking...

Father's Day Gift Guide

Sarah McGiven | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

If giving presents isn't your thing, you could take your Dad out for a drink or make him dinner, spend time with him by taking him out to the cinema or round of golf - just giving up that extra bit of your time will hopefully make for some great memories for both of you.

Worst Valentine's Day Gifts A Man Can Give (Including Herpes)

The Huffington Post UK | Patricia Doma | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If your valiant Valentine just so happens to lack some creativity this Valentine's Day, fear not, we've all been there. We asked our lovely Faceboo...

Finding the Gifts in Life

Maggie Currie | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

When I have good days, I frequently find myself going over the details again and again, enjoying them a second and third time, as I feel the joy of my good fortune.

Christmas Gifts 1950s Style

Sara Sheridan | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Sheridan

The world loves the 1950s. The recent resurgence in high heels, cocktails and home-baking (think cupcake) has made the 50s a decade synonymous with treats. So if you're struggling with your Christmas shopping, look no further for inspiration:

Foolproof Christmas Gifts For All The Family

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

There will be certain people in your family who are considered a nightmare when it comes to Christmas presents. They're either too fussy, refuse to te...

Get Creative This Christmas With Homemade Decorations

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you feel that your Christmas home lacks the personal touch, then it could be time to get creative with those traditional decorations, presents and ...

Currency For The Paranoid

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Tech

Paranoid? Want to pay £16 for a £1 coin? Then look no further. This Covert Spy Coin by CCS Spy Gear is specially milled out of real currency to p...

Worst Father's Day Present Ever?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Gift giving is a particularly difficult art. But thankfully it's been generally understood for many years that you can't go wrong with a box of chocol...

The East India Company: Sweet, Savoury or Spicy?

Kate McAuley | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kate McAuley

The East India Company, once a major player on the world stage, has channeled its efforts into producing fine foods. Drawing on its historical legacy, the company produces over 350 beautifully packaged and produced products. Here are four of my favourites.

Gifts Not to Give Your Mum This Mother's Day

Sarah McGiven | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

There are always so many pieces around at this time of year advising on wonderful gifts to spoil your mum with this Mother's Day so I figured I'd do something else this year. Here's a few tips on what NOT to give your mum this Sunday, unless you want out of the will.

17 Quirky Valentine's Day Gift Ideas For Him And Her

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The experiences of HuffPost UK Lifestyle have taught us that being able to laugh with your partner is definitely the key to lasting romantic love. ...

Hot Wedding Trends for 2013

Ruth Harrison Roberts | Posted 06.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ruth Harrison Roberts

? Well if you are looking for something different for your wedding then take a look at these hotly tipped trends to make sure your wedding will really stand out from the rest.

'They Usually Spend Well So They're Probably Designer'

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Reporter | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK

Bah humbug! For those waking up on Boxing Day with sore heads and unwanted presents, Ebay is naturally the first port of call. But it's not your ev...

Mistletoe - Is it the Perfect Christmas Symbol of Romance or a Parasitic Serial Killer That Deserves Eradication?

Diana Verde Nieto | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Style
Diana Verde Nieto

This week, I kissed a guy underneath the semi-parasitic evergreen. He seemed to deserve it, so I stood on tiptoe and even lifted my left leg - although I felt more like a cocker spaniel than Katherine Hepburn. Then I panicked and pulled away. I have an allergy both to the plant and to men... or at least, men at Christmas...

How to Shop Last Minute

Caroline Stanbury | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Stanbury

Buying a Christmas gift for your loved ones can often be the most difficult, which is why many of us leave it to the final few days to make that special purchase. The pressure to 'get it right' and to know the receiver better than they know themselves is high.

Co-Parenting Over Christmas - In Search of Some Sanity

Soila Sindiyo | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Soila Sindiyo

For some divorced or separated parents, arranging and organizing equal time with the children has been an easy and smooth ride while for others, and you know who you are, it has been and is still is proving to be an experience straight out of hell for various reasons.

Christmas Presents, Top 3, ACT FAST

Gemma Cairney | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gemma Cairney

Oh my giddy aunt. Perhaps quite literally in fact, because it is the time for celebrated giddiness. It's getting closer and closer and closer. Mind scramble? Good intentions and a hell of a lot of love to give, right? But what about the actual presents?

Divorce, Children and the Best Christmas Present Ever

Soila Sindiyo | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Soila Sindiyo

If you, like them are trying to decide what gift to give your children, if you like Anna and Stefan are constantly fighting or arguing then consider, for your children's sake, to pull a ceasefire for as long as possible.

Top 20 Tech Presents For Her

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to buying the perfect techie present, HuffPost UK Lifestyle know there's more to it than heading to your nearest Apple store. Technol...

Why the Queen Has the Right Idea About Birthdays‏

BritChick Paris | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

I have an unhealthy obsession with my birthday. I think I'm a birthday addict. The sight of a pristeen white envelope or the rustle of a wrapped present send me into a frenzy. I love everyone else's birthdays too. Card shops are my favourite haunts.

Wild at Heart for the National Gallery: Art-Inspired Flower Bouquets for Mother's Day

Sarah McGiven | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

Every mum deserves gorgeous flowers on Mother's Day, but if you're looking for something really special and a bit more interesting than the usual Interflora or M&S options, check out The National Gallery.

Alternative Valentine's Day Gifts

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to a recent survey of 2,000 Brits by Notonthehighstreet, one in two people would rather a romantic gift with sentimental value than another ...

Weekend Shopping: Romance and Thoughtful Valentines Gifts for Girls

Sarah McGiven | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

As a soppy old romantic I absolutely love Valentine's Day. It's the most wonderful opportunity to show someone you love them through thoughtful actions, kind words and, of course, gifts. Whether you're looking to say 'I love you', want to ask her to move in or if you're about to pop the question, this weekend I've come up with a few gift ideas to hopefully make your girl smile.

Fishs Eddy - Cheap and Quirky Home Wares (and Classy NYC Souvenirs)

Sarah McGiven | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

I *heart* NY, I really do. I also love tat - any kind of kitsch or tacky dust-trapping tourist nonsense - but it tends to drive my better half crazy so this trip I resolved to find some stylish and hopefully even useful pieces instead of yet more snow globes.