gifts

How to Ask Someone If They Received Your Gift Without It Being Awkward

How to Ask Someone If They Received Your Gift Without It Being Awkward

Christmas is behind us, the new year is mercifully just ahead, and you may now find yourself wondering: Did my friend ever receive my gift or what? It was a thoughtful gift; you’re sure she’d like it, and she always thanks you, so it’s unusual that you haven’t heard from…

8 Easy Cookies and Treats to Make for Last-Minute Christmas Gifts

8 Easy Cookies and Treats to Make for Last-Minute Christmas Gifts

Christmas is coming soon, very soon, and some of us — I won’t say who — are still scrambling to find gifts for people in our respective bubbles. Food is a good gift, because people like to eat, and cookies and sweet treats are always welcome. But confectionary and baking…

How to Give a Fitness Gift That’s Not Insulting

How to Give a Fitness Gift That’s Not Insulting

Fitness equipment is even more in demand this year than most. Kettlebells and barbells are sporadically back in stock after a long drought, and if you can snag a Peloton at all, you’re one of the lucky ones. An indoor bike or a set of dumbbells could be a fantastic…