If you haven’t already started your holiday shopping, we’ve got bad news for you: the malls are only getting more and more crowded. Expect to spend at least a few hours waiting in lines—and that’s if you manage to get a parking spot at all.
There is, however, an alternative that we think you’ll like a lot. Turn on the Christmas tunes, pour yourself a mug of eggnog, and make your way to the 1816 website. You can tackle just about everyone on your list in one fell swoop. Here are some ideas to get you started.