16 search results for "barbie"

Toy Fair Scoop: Barbie® Digital Dress Doll

February 14, 2013    |    By +
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Out of the millions of new toys at Toy Fair I found the Barbie® Digital Dress Doll and here’s why I think your kids will love it. Toy Name: Barbie® Digital Dress Doll The Scoop: I saw this demonstrated and couldn’t believe how cool it was. Using the latest LED and touch-screen technology, girls... Read more »

Toy Fair Scoop: Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror

February 12, 2013    |    By +
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Out of the millions of new toys at Toy Fair I found the Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror  and here’s why I think your kids will love it. Toy Name: Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror The Scoop: Transform your iPad into the ultimate digital makeover mirror! This makeup free Vanity allows girls to beautify themselves without... Read more »

Toy Fair: Barbie Fashion Fun for 2012

February 23, 2012    |    By +
Toy Fair: Barbie Fashion Fun for 2012

Toy Fair is the largest international toy and game trade show in the Western Hemisphere. Tens of thousands are on hand to check out over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing and previewing the hottest games, toys and trends for kids (of all ages!). Each year the Gift Gurus walk the over 350,000 square feet of toys... Read more »

Barbie’s Newest Career…Architect

August 31, 2011    |    By +
Barbie’s Newest Career…Architect

Barbie is leaving her pink palace and jet-skiing behind to delve into her new serious career…architecture. This little lady has had more careers than you can count. From rockstar, pet veterinarian, news anchor, and last year’s computer engineer. It seems her baby-sitting days are behind her, given the trend of careers released over the... Read more »

Gifts to Get Them Organized

February 28, 2014    |    By +
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With such a hard winter, many of us are stuck inside. Might as well encourage friends and family to take the opportunity to get organized, as it is a perfect time to refresh, reorganize and deal with some of those tasks that have been pushed off for too long. So if you have any... Read more »

Kwanzaa Gift Ideas

December 26, 2013    |    By +
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Kwanzaa (Dec. 26 to Jan. 1) is a spiritual and joyous occasion celebrated in the African-American community. Kwanzaa was created in 1966 and introduced to reinforce seven basic values of African culture. These values are the called the Nguzo Saba, which in Swahili means the Seven Principles. Each of the seven days of Kwanzaa... Read more »

Gifts for the Geeks

December 2, 2013    |    By +
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It used to be rude to call someone a geek. They were the braces wearing, skinny, pants-pulled-up, smart kids. The awkward outsiders. But in this technologically advanced society, everyone wants to be geeky, so it’s no longer an insult. Geeky means you are a master of techy gadgets, and hip to eccentric interests and... Read more »

Top 7: Kids Favorite Characters

April 3, 2013    |    By +
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We all had at least one favorite pop culture character as a child. I was a girl obsessed with Barbie and the Little Mermaid so, naturally I wanted every Barbie or Ariel toy that came out. Today kids are still obsessed with Disney princesses, comic book heroes and their favorite TV characters. When searching... Read more »

A Short History of Dolls

December 26, 2012    |    By +
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Dolls have been around for millennia, with the first appearing a staggering 15,000 years ago. Since then, they have been, bought, collected and given as gifts to people of all ages for a variety of different cultural and customary reasons. Here is a short history of dolls, explaining some of the interesting and unusual... Read more »

Hollywood Unwrapped!

December 18, 2012    |    By +
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I was lucky enough to spend the day in a Hollywood studio with the fabulous Anya Sarre! We had so much fun talking about the holidays and I got to share a whole slew of invaluable holiday information geared to make your holidays a whole lot easier. Lucky for you, it was taped and... Read more »

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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

Gwen P.
Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.