Holidays

You need new Christmas tree ornaments. Here are some ideas:

You could devote every waking moment of the next three weeks to the study of holiday decorations and still not make a dent in the expanding universe of themed trees, hand-made wreaths and color-coordinated rooms. Spend some time browsing through the images on Pinterest and Instagram and you may...

Holiday Gifts and Tips

A Holiday gift for the Tinker Bell fan

Tinker Bell is sprinkling pixie dust on House of Lashes’ holiday gifts. After kicking off its Disney partnership with four products launched in June, the beauty brand is expanding this month with an $18 Tinker Bell lash case and $75 limited-edition chest with the entire Tinker Bell selection. The...

House of Lashes builds Tinker Bell product range

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  • 40 family-friendly 'Nutcrackers,' 'Christmas Carols' and other SoCal holiday shows

    40 family-friendly 'Nutcrackers,' 'Christmas Carols' and other SoCal holiday shows

    For those looking for a little family-friendly holiday entertainment this season, here’s a sampling of performances across Southern California, including a few “Christmas Carols,” a whole lot of “Nutcrackers” and the one and only Hollywood Christmas Parade. THEATER A Little House Christmas Based...

  • Homemade Sriracha salt, pancake mix and sea salt caramel make unique holiday gifts

    Homemade Sriracha salt, pancake mix and sea salt caramel make unique holiday gifts

    When it comes to homemade holiday gift ideas, there are plenty of ways to get crafty in the kitchen. Not only are such gifts a great way to stay on budget during the holiday season, they’re a thoughtful and creative way to show how much you care. From chocolate-dipped pretzels to batches of freshly...

  • You can now buy giant Oreo chocolate candy bars

    You can now buy giant Oreo chocolate candy bars

    Oreo is making chocolate candy bars. For those of you who agreed with the 2013 study that found that Oreos are as addictive as cocaine, just let that candy bar news sink in for a second.  The Milka Oreo chocolate candy bar features a middle layer of vanilla crème filling and bits of Oreo cookies,...

  • Splurge or save? Holiday spending may hinge on how you vote

    Splurge or save? Holiday spending may hinge on how you vote

     A divisive election that left half the country deflated and the other half rejuvenated could reverberate through the holiday shopping season in the kind of gifts people are giving or how much they spend. Some retailers say they have seen a surge in feel-good items such as spa treatments, candles...

  • 21 ideas for the foodie on your holiday gift list

    21 ideas for the foodie on your holiday gift list

    Whether you’re staying at home, or close to it, this year or traveling far afield, it can be fun to do your gift shopping locally. So this year we’ve curated our gift guide with our home state in mind, picking up a few things — olive oils and jams, chocolates and earthenware pots — that have been...

  • 2016 Los Angeles Times Gift Guide: Fitness & Wellness

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  • Oh Joy! Design blogger Joy Cho shows you how to get creative with your gift wrapping

    Oh Joy! Design blogger Joy Cho shows you how to get creative with your gift wrapping

    Buying the perfect gift is only half the battle. You still need to wrap it. We turned to Joy Cho — you know her from her wildly popular design and lifestyle website, Oh Joy! — for some creative gift wrapping ideas using items you can easily find at your local craft store and shops such as Target,...

  • Here's what the holidays look like inside actress Drew Barrymore's home

    Here's what the holidays look like inside actress Drew Barrymore's home

    Acting is only a part-time job for Drew Barrymore: Behind the scenes, she’s a creative powerhouse. In addition to her production company, Flower Films, and past work as a co-creative director for Cover Girl, she’s launched Flower Beauty cosmetics, Flower Eyewear, Barrymore Wines and has now expanded...

  • The perfect gift? Sometimes, it's in the eye of the receiver

    The perfect gift? Sometimes, it's in the eye of the receiver

    Buying presents for my husband has never been easy. I’ve tried wardrobe updates, best-selling novels, even a stainless steel cappuccino maker, but I’ve never hit a gift home run.  As the holidays approached, I would comb “best gifts for men” on the Internet. But what could possibly symbolize my...

  • How you can help the less fortunate this holiday season

    How you can help the less fortunate this holiday season

    Those of us lucky enough to hunker down for a long Thanksgiving weekend stuffed with feasting and gratitude may be looking for concrete ways of giving thanks this holiday season. One way to do that is to support people living without homes in the greater Los Angles community. We spoke to representatives...

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