Shark Tank Holiday Exclusive

Da dun, da dun...the Sharks are here! At zulily, we are beyond excited to work with our friends at Shark Tank: Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Kevin O'Leary, Barbara Corcoran and Daymond John. We partnered together to give you all a one-of-a-kind Shark Tank event and an exclusive insight into how the Sharks will each be celebrating the holidays this year. Continue reading 

How to Create Your New Year’s Eve Bubbly Bar

If you’re ringing in 2016 by hosting a shindig, we’re here to tell you that you can play hostess without feeling the stress. The key to an effortlessly magical New Year’s Eve party? A fabulous bubbly bar. You can deck it out with festive décor, all while setting it up to let your guests serve themselves. Follow our tips to make prepping easy so that you’re all set to enjoy, before and after the ball drops. Continue reading 

What to Wear to your Ugly Sweater Party

Holiday parties are the highlight of our winter season, especially those ugly sweater parties. Rather than spending hours getting dolled up, sometimes it’s just more fun to don an ugly sweater that will guarantee some laughs. Equip yourself with one of our favorites below.

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The Ultimate Star Wars Gift Guide

When it comes to holiday movie premieres, nothing has bigger buzz than the return of the most-loved intergalactic saga of all time – Star Wars!  Here’s a list of our favorite holiday gifts for every type of Star Wars fan to get them ready for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Continue reading 

Sarah Michelle Geller’s Sugar Cookie Decorating Tips

Ready or not, here come the holidays! What better way to celebrate than in the kitchen creating delicious baked goods for friends and family, our friends at Foodstirs think so as well! Foodstirs sends premium baking mixes and food crafting kits (taste-tested by chefs and kids, alike) to your home. Products contain non-GMO ingredients that are free of artificial preservatives, flavors and colors to inspire a wholesome baking approach. The company founders want Foodstirs to bridge the gap for busy moms between inspiration and execution to encourage quality family time. We chatted with Sarah Michelle Geller, cofounder of Foodstirs, to provide us with her favorite sugar cookie decorating tips. Continue reading 

Designing a Kid’s Room that Grows with Your Child

Planning your home around a new baby leaves a lot for the mom-to-be to think about. From all of the baby proofing to the inevitable baby gear you’ll need, it’s hard to plan for the future home space. Our friends at Land of Nod put together three key steps to design a room that will function for your family as your kids go from toddlers to school age to teenagers.

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How to Dress for Work to Party

Our in-house trend expert Claire Magruder is here to share her tips on the perfect work to party ensemble. Read on for great tips and advice for transitioning your look this season. Continue reading 

Gorgeous Winter Make-up Tips

The seasons have changed, and so should your make-up routine! Those chunky and cozy knits complement a mauve lip, beautifully flushed cheeks and a glowy sheen. We have enlisted the help of our internal make-up artists to come up with the look du jour. Read on for winter make-up inspiration: Continue reading 

Fun & Easy Recipes from KIND

Fall is the perfect time to try new, delicious, and wholesome recipes that feel oh-so right during this time of year. Hearty grains, toasted oats and creamy textures are sure to appeal to everyone in the family. Our friends over at KIND created 2 recipes to try using their Healthy Grains® clusters. Try these treats with your kiddos and show them how fun a wholesome snack can be. Continue reading 

Q&A with Lori Greiner of QVC and Shark Tank

We're excited to take the time to chat with entrepreneur, Lori Greiner, the inventor of over 500 retail products who also holds over 120 U.S. and international patents. She stars on Shark Tank, where she invests in companies and helps turn their dreams into a reality. Lori has her own show on QVC-TV, for the past 17 years called “Clever & Unique Creations by Lori Greiner.” Read on for Lori's answers and insights into entrepreneurship:

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Grow Your Heart Three Sizes this Grinch-mas

The holidays are just around the corner and we're already getting in the spirit... the Grinch-mas spirit! Grinch-mas is a nationwide campaign that encourages everyone to embrace the heartwarming message of Dr. Seuss’s classic tale, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! by participating in an annual tradition of doing good deeds and giving back to the community throughout the holiday season. Continue reading 

5 Outfits for Your Little One’s 1st Nutcracker Ballet

Start a new tradition with your family this year by introducing your kiddos to the beloved Christmas story of The Nutcracker. If you have never gone to a ballet, or are eager to introduce a cultural experience into your child's life, start with this timeless story, which has captured the hearts of generations. The ballet has beauty, action, gorgeous costumes and breathtaking music, surely to appeal to everyone in the family. Continue reading 

How to Get That Mid-Century Look for the Living Area

At zulily, we're always trying to provide mom with fun ideas to make life easier. Today, we're showing off some styling tips to make your living area, simply modern. We love the '50s retro vibe from light fixtures to area rugs. These tips and tricks are ideal for mid-century modern styling for the era-loving mom.
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Sentimental Gifts He’ll Love

The perfect present for a number-one guy in your life—that’s a big one to check off your holiday shopping list! This Christmas, add a personalized touch to a great gift and make it one of a kind. We’ve rounded up a handful of favorite picks to customize with his name and initials. Surprise him with a day-to-day essential or a keepsake that’s been designed just for him. Continue reading 

Comfy, Cozy, Radiant: Your Maternity Essentials for Each Trimester

Whether you’re on your first pregnancy or your third, there are always new maternity products that every mom-to-be should know. We enlisted our Maternity Fashion Expert, Robin Otto, who constantly scours the trends. Below she shares her must-have product recommendations for each trimester: Continue reading 

How to Have a Fun and Safe Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, and your little ones are eagerly anticipating dressing up, trick-or-treating door-to-door and accumulating a large stash of candy. Read on for ideas on decorating, devising the perfect candy route and tips for keeping your kids safe. Continue reading 

Discover the Art of French Press Coffee

Crisp weather, earthy colors, rustic flavors—there’s nothing better than waking up to a beautiful fall day, especially with your favorite cup of coffee waiting nearby. While we’re on the topic of coffee, there’s no better season than fall to learn how to use a French press. Simple and elegant, the French press brews delicious, robust coffee in just a few easy steps. Here’s how. Continue reading 

How to Make the Best Ever Butternut Squash Soup from Le Creuset

Fall is in full swing and the holidays are right around the corner. It’s time to think about what to cook for festive meals with family and friends. For an easy yet impressive dish, you have a friend in butternut squash.

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Out of the Box Holiday Traditions Your Family Will Love

Remember the pure joy of being a kid around the holidays? To recapture that magical feeling and ensure your family has the best Christmas ever, start a new tradition that's as unique as you are. Read on to discover some of our favorite ideas, and get inspired to dream up your own wonderland-worthy traditions. Continue reading 

Moms Helping Moms: Behind the Scenes of zulily’s CS Team

Are you looking for a rewarding position helping people? Does it make your day when you can make SOMEONE ELSE’S day? At zulily, we strive for excellence in delivering the best customer experience, from the first purchase you make with us to receiving your special purchase in the mail. We’re looking for people that share our same values and want to surprise and delight our customer every day. Does this sound like you?  Read on to meet some of our valued team members to give you an exclusive sneak-peek at a day in the life of our Customer Service team. Continue reading