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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 »


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Merry Christmas from Gifts.com

December 25, 2012    |    By
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The big day is finally here! We hope that you, your family, and your friends enjoy sharing the holiday spirit today. Merry Christmas! From, The Gifts.com Gift Gurus         Christmas tree image from: http://gilbea.blogspot.com/2008_12_01_archive.html Merry Christmas garland from: http://lovingwallpaper.blogspot.com/2011/12/merry-christmas-banner.html Read more »


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10 Gifts in 5 Minutes

December 21, 2012    |    By
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Listen folks, we are getting down to the wire on holiday shopping time. With just a few days left to go, you need some serious strategy to get those final gifts purchased, wrapped, and delivered. Though we’d love to spend oodles of time hopping from store to store in search of that one very... Read more »


Holiday Cocktail Party Rescue Plan

December 20, 2012    |    By
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If you are like me, you have a lot of cocktail parties to attend, and hopefully one to host before the holidays are through. That means I don’t have a lot of time to plan anything. But, thanks to my friends at Patron and Sony we all will at least have some amazing cocktails... Read more »


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Editor Picks: Gifts for the Writer

December 19, 2012    |    By
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Blogging and writing in general has become a much more common career than it was in the past. So, what do you get all of those writers in your life for the holidays? As the Editor in Chief at Gifts.com, I definitely do my share of writing. But, although I am a writer by... 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 »


10 Days Until Christmas Means 10 Days Left to Shop!

December 15, 2012    |    By
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We hope that you have all of your holiday shopping wrapped up and under the tree, so that you can enjoy these last 10 days with your friends and family. But, I have to admit that I like running out the weekend before Christmas with my sister or a good friend to be a... Read more »


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Top 10 Best Gifts For the Host: Giftee Awards

December 13, 2012    |    By
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  They are here! With your help, we found the best of the best in 10 amazing gift categories. And, big thanks to the help of the Giftee Awards Judges in trimming down the nominees from over 5,000 total to 10 for each category.  Trust me when I say that there were SO many... Read more »


Top 10 Best Toy of 2012

December 12, 2012    |    By
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They are here! With your help, we found the best of the best in 10 amazing gift categories. And, big thanks to the help of the Giftee Awards Judges in trimming down the nominees from over 5,000 total to 10 for each category. Trust me when I say that there were SO many others... Read more »


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Top 10 Best Gifts For Baby: Giftee Awards

December 11, 2012    |    By
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They are here! With your help, we found the best of the best in 10 amazing gift categories. And, big thanks to the help of the Giftee Awards Judges in trimming down the nominees from over 5,000 in total to 10 for each category. Trust me when I say that there were SO many others... 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.