Tagged: holidays

How to Make the Most of Your Leap Day

Saturday is Leap Day, the extra day that gets added to the calendar every four years because of… um… the way the earth moves around the sun? Something like that? Basically time is a...

Buy Yourself a Valentine’s Day Gift

Last Valentine’s Day, I bought myself a box of chocolate truffles—not the cheapo stuff you can grab at any grocery store, but the locally made, high-quality confectionary where you pick out exactly which truffles...

How to Break the Holiday Shopping Habit

If you’ve spent the past few months indulging in everything from gifts to new clothes to more expensive versions of your favorite foods, shifting back to your everyday spending habits might be more difficult...

The Best Digital Gifts That Aren’t Gift Cards

If you’re looking for a last-minute gift that doesn’t require any shipping or handling, don’t assume you have to send a boring old gift card. Here’s Lifehacker’s guide to gifting ebooks, audiobooks, digital games...

Infuse Cocktails With Chai This Holiday Season

A holiday riff on a classic cocktail is a fine thing, but the “seasonal twist” always seems to start and stop with cinnamon. There isn’t anything inherently wrong with cinnamon—it’s accessible and uncontroversial, it...

The Best Eggnog Is Made With Tequila

Perhaps the most annoying response to “I don’t like that” is “You’d like mine,” but that’s exactly what Jeffrey Morgenthaler said to me when I told him I hated eggnog. Even more annoying? He...

Make Cookie Butter From Danish Butter Cookies

A royal blue tin of Danish butter cookies is always a welcome sight. These crispy buttery friends are a simple holiday pleasure that need no adornment (or icing) and, once emptied, the tin makes...

Order Your Fancy Holiday Roast Now

Due to the somewhat limited nature of the Thanksgiving menu, it is never impossible to acquire a turkey for the big day, even if you wait until the very last minute. (Thawing is another...