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Spend It: What To Do With Your Holiday Money

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    The stockings are empty, wrapping paper crumpled everywhere, relatives gone (hurray?), and those sugar cookies, well, they've somehow "vanished." That can only mean one thing: Christmas, Hanukkah, and the holidays, in general, are done. So, how did you do? Get a sparkly bauble from your S.O.? How about a new tablet from your parents? Well, among the presents under the tree, let us guess: There were also a few dollar bills creeping to the front of the present pile (maybe that $10 bill Grandma always gives you, no matter your age).

    Now what? Well, since our favorite pastime is spending other people’s money — and helping you find those special gems you'll cherish forever, of course — we tracked down the nifty self-gifties you'll love. So, whether you received $10, $20, $50, $100, or $500 (lucky you!), drop that dough on the glam bags, winter-vacay-ready espadrilles, and super-sleek decor picks ahead. Trust us, those givers will be very proud of how you spent those bucks.

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