The Hatchet brings you some goofy holiday gift ideas for the 2011 holiday season. Consider these novelty items for any prankster, roommate, family member who still might be a kid at heart.
Short on ideas for holiday shopping around the District? Check out The Hatchet’s guide for fresh places to find more interesting gifts. Both mainstream shopping venues and shops unique to D.C. are explored to help you decide where to shop for friends and loved ones. Metro Center Exiting the Metro stop at Metro Center, you’ll […]
Gift Card versus Actual Present Gift Card For all the flak they catch as being the typically thoughtless gift, in reality gift cards are still really valuable (and not just monetarily) for recipients. They can have personal value, as well as a dollar-amount face value, because the business from which you purchase the card is […]
Photo Album versus Mix-Tape CD Photo Album Compiling photographic memories is a great choice for those you know very well. For long term friends or significant others, choose a series of photos over several months or years. This shows that you appreciate their friendship and the memories, and want to give something that conveys that. […]
Half of the excitement of the holidays is not in the actual gifts that you give or receive, but the mystery surrounding an unwrapped box.
Know that friend who drops his or her laptop one too many times? Or looking to bring a little more home theater into a dorm room? Take a look at some of the more technical gifts on sale this holiday season.
Book versus DVD Book In the finals season, with an increased workload, it can be hard to remember that books can be fun. Give your friends timeless gifts they enjoy and can add to their shelves – get them a book. A well-chosen book can show that even if you weren’t sure what else to […]
Single Cup Brewer versus Classic Coffee Maker Single Cup Brewer Even avoiding expensive coffee shop lattes, sometimes a typical pot of brewed coffee at home isn’t a great alternative either. There may be different types of coffee, but that only goes so far – what if you want a mocha, or a tea latte? A […]
Concert Tickets versus Theater Tickets Concert Tickets There is a type of concert for anyone. Choosing concert tickets for someone shows that you know a thing or two about their tastes and taking the extra time to secure tickets is part of the gift. It’s safe to stick to concerts they’ll enjoy, but don’t be […]