We ask Amy Sedaris questions about entertaining at the holidays. Amy Sedaris gives us yes and no answers.

With her sarcasm,
polyester outfits and pantyhose crafts, Amy Sedaris is a lot like
the women at Shine. We may not entertain as much as she does, but
when we do, we enjoy making faces out of olives to top off
hamburger buns and we also take at least 20 minutes to whip up a
15-minute meal. It's no holiday surprise then that when we
read her new book I
Like You: Hospitality Under the
Influence, we had a few
questions of our own for the woman who says, "You
don't have to be a perfect host, just the
prettiest."

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Foodie gifts for under $100

We know
it's been a hard year. You're on a budget? Us too.
But that doesn't mean you've got to give fruitcakes
to all your loved ones this holiday season. Somewhere in giftland
there exists a basket for every…

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Creative gift tags/labels for homemade holiday gifts (and a recipe!)

p>charlene
prince birkeland/crazedparent.org

The
holidays bring out my crafty/cooking geekness like nobody's
business. I usually try to add some homemade element to our
Christmas gifts, but this year I'm going gonzo (my
husband's word choice). Cooking, sewing, crafty bits and
pieces. It feels really good to be making things after being
completely immersed in work.

On to the homemade gift
idea.

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