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5 Fresh Summer Cocktail Recipes

June 28, 2013    |    By
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Summertime is the season for hosting events, attending them or both! That means less clothing, more outdoor lounging and lots of refreshing beverages to keep you cool. Summer party perks that I take complete and full advantage of during these blistering temperatures are my blender and new summer cocktail... Read more »

7 Beach Essentials for Summer

June 19, 2013    |    By
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It’s about that time of the year we North Easterners look forward to most; Summer! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the flowers are in full bloom and everyone’s a little happier. The word alone makes me smile. As the hottest season of the year approaches, there’s always one place I look... Read more »

Happy Father’s Day!

June 16, 2013    |    By
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Today is Father’s Day, the day we take time to celebrate the very important man in our life. Fatherhood is full of responsibilities and a never ending list of Fatherly duties that include checking for monsters under the bed, giving the best piggy back rides, fixing EVERYTHING, always offering outstanding advice and life lessons... Read more »

And the Mother’s Day Dream Winner is…

May 13, 2013    |    By
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After weeks of pinning your hearts out, it is time for us to announce the Mother’s Day Dream Contest Winner! We were faced with a really tough decision because you all created such beautiful and very dreamy Pinterest boards. Thank you for making it so much fun to look through them all. We whittled... Read more »

Mother’s Day Cocktail Recipes!

May 10, 2013    |    By
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We at are starting the Mother’s Day Weekend off with a toast to all the lovely, wonderful and amazing Mother’s out there. This weekend is all about Mom and to get it off to a good start, we’re listing out our Mommy Approved cocktails we know she’ll love, courtesy of Patron Tequila. Prepare... Read more »

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

May 5, 2013    |    By
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Today we are celebrating one of our favorite Mexican Fiestas, Cinco de Mayo! In honor of this fun filled day, we thought we would share a few great Cinco de Mayo inspired cocktails courtesy of everyone’s favorite tequila…Patron. You can also search through our Cinco De Mayo Gifts that help make any day feel like... Read more »

Owl Theme Party: Have a Hoot!

April 29, 2013    |    By
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I love a good theme party. There’s nothing more exciting than a celebration filled with people you love, great decor, fun gifts and some yummy cake, all of which coordinates to make one amazing theme. While searching for the latest and greatest in trendy kid birthday events, I couldn’t help but squeak with excitement as I... Read more »

Show Mom Some Love this Mother’s Day

April 18, 2013    |    By
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Mom, Mum, Madre, Mommy…However you choose to call her, all these different names have one recurring theme. They all address the very important woman in your life, your Mother. With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, one of our very important jobs as Gift Gurus is to make sure you all are filled with wonderful... Read more »

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7 Don’ts for Passover Rookies

March 25, 2013    |    By
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Being a first time guest for pretty much any holiday is tough. You’re not sure of what to bring the host, how they celebrate the occasion, what the holiday traditions are, and for some, it can get a whole lotta awkward real quick. Passover can be one of these tricky holidays that might deter... Read more »

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

March 17, 2013    |    By
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the little leprechauns at! Today isn’t just about sunshine, rainbows, lucky pots of gold and four leaf clovers. It’s also about…beer…I mean, feasting, for Saint Patrick…the patron saint of Ireland. It has been celebrated as a feast day in Ireland since the 17th century to commemorate St. Patrick... Read more »

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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at 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!"

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Gwen is the Editorial Curator at 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.