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Happy Passover

March 26, 2013    |    By
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Happy Passover from the Gifts.com Gift Gurus! We hope that you’re ready for your seder and that you have a wonderful holiday with family and loved ones. But, if you’re heading to your first Passover you don’t want to miss yesterday’s post: 7 Don’ts for Passover Rookies. Read more »


Happy Birthday to US!!

March 21, 2013    |    By
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It’s hard to believe that for 8 years now Gifts.com has been turning regular people into awesome gift givers! Gifts.com would be nothing without its loyal fans, readers, followers, and fellow gift gurus who make coming to work every day meaningful (and a lot of fun) for us. Thank you, and cheers to another... Read more »


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Reasons to Ring in Spring

March 20, 2013    |    By
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It’s official, we survived winter! Now it’s time to shed those layers of down, wool and boots to get ready for spring. I can barely keep it together thinking about finally being able to go outside without socks on, without a heavy coat, and to see flowers and leaves while I walk to the... Read more »


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Crazy Reasons to Celebrate March

March 13, 2013    |    By
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March is one of those weird, in between months for holidays. If you’re Irish, there’s St. Patrick’s Day, but if not, March can feel more like the month after Valentine’s Day than a month to celebrate. But, don’t fret. The question at hand here isn’t what you should be celebrating this month; it’s what shouldn’t you be celebrating?... Read more »


Daylight Saving Time: Spring Forward!

March 10, 2013    |    By
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Though most of us attribute Daylight Saving Time to Benjamin Franklin, it was actually entomologist and astronomer George Vernon Hudson who put the concept on the map more than a century after Franklin birthed the idea. And he did so in order to collect bugs! Hudson was a postal worker by day and an... Read more »


7 Lucky Charms for St. Patty

March 7, 2013    |    By
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While I was thinking of what to write about for the fairly un-giftable occasion of St. Patrick’s Day, I got fixated on the idea of luck. What is luck? Some believe in the old adage, “Luck favors the well prepared.” But what does “prepared” mean anyway? Well, I did some research and apparently if... Read more »


Kid Party Overload? Here’s How to Cope

February 26, 2013    |    By
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Wouldn’t it be great to not panic every time another birthday party pops up for someone in your kiddo’s class? There is an answer that can save you tons of stress and time and may even make your life more enjoyable. Here at Gifts.com we call it a “gift closet”. I first heard the... Read more »


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Trend Alert: Black and White

February 25, 2013    |    By
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One trend that we can’t wait to see more of in 2013 is Black and White geometric prints. Everything from decor to fashion will be covered in the most high-contrast color combination there is. In case you haven’t noticed, black and white patterns have been popping up all over the place from the costumes... Read more »


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Spring Pin-Spiration Pinterest Contest

February 18, 2013    |    By
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Pin anything from Gifts.com worth up to $100 that inspires you about Spring for your chance to win it! We’re so excited about spring – from blooming flowers, to spring fashion, to finally being able to eat outside again! We want to help you get in the spirit of Spring by giving you something... Read more »


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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 »


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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!"

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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.