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Not exactly romance

“Valentine’s Day is Wednesday,” I told my husband on Sunday evening.

He didn’t respond, which wasn’t surprising.

He has extremely selective hearing.

Just like he can’t hear me scream about a vicious bug being in the house, but I can open a bag of chips behind a closed door and hears it. 624 more words


Worst Valentine's Gift EVER

When Dirk handed it to her, Joyce didn’t know whether to scream or cry.

“Happy Valentine’s,” he said, with a sweet smile on his face. … 492 more words


Does the thought still count if the gift is a can of baked beans?

Mornin’ all.

It’s Christmas!

I love Christmas. Beautiful lights shining in defiance of the bleak winterscape outside. Glitter-crusted “Noel” banners turning walls into homages of tackiness in the best possible way. 1,929 more words

A kitchen appliance isn't a proper gift...wait...what?

Around this time of year I always start seeing the articles about how a kitchen appliance or some such isn’t a proper gift for the wife. 638 more words

Non-Book Related

Holiday Gift Giving Guide for My Children

Christmas is bearing down on me like a massive herd of pissed off wildebeests. I haven’t had the courage or time away from my children to bake yet, my house looks like Christmas threw up all over it and I have a bare minimum of presents purchased. 1,057 more words

Bad Gifts



Just like that, (record scratch) another year has ended up behind us! For the most part, all of us are a little bit smarter, possibly a little fatter and likely several steps closer towards our livers completely quitting on us. 1,721 more words


Christmas Miracle: This family exchanged $10 iTunes gift cards for Christmas

Hammond, IN-The loose definition of a miracle is a transcendent or otherwise unique happening that occurs most commonly in desperate circumstances. When the human spirit faces imminent defeat and the only thing left to do is to surrender itself to the unknown. 269 more words