Dan's Posts

Gifting Made Easy

November 21, 2011    |    By
Pin It
Gifting Made Easy

Over the next few weeks you’ll, no doubt, experience “Gift Block”. Gift Block is that frustrating and paralyzing feeling of not knowing what to get someone for a gift or even where to start looking. So….got Gift Block? Relax. All you have to do to get on the right track to coming up with... Read more »


Posted in Trend Alert!    |    No Comments

Great Holiday Read: 2012 Guinness Book of World Records

November 9, 2011    |    By
Pin It
Great Holiday Read: 2012 Guinness Book of World Records

The Gift: The Guinness Book of Records 2012 (available now for around $20) The Scoop: I vividly remember, when I was growing up, The Guinness Book of Records was my favorite book and renewed almost weekly from the Osborn Hill School library. I was fascinated by the rapid fire facts, oddities and records that... Read more »


Posted in Trend Alert!    |    No Comments

We’ve Got a Soft Spot for Squishables

November 7, 2011    |    By
Pin It
We’ve Got a Soft Spot for Squishables

The Gift: Squishable stuffed animals (available now in two sizes for around $20 & $40) The Scoop: Squishables are the plushy-ish stuff animals (and monsters) ever! The round plush toys are ridiculously cute come in in two sizes. The 7.5″ Squishable is a great “Stocking Stuffer” option, but I’m my opinion, you really have... Read more »


Posted in Reviews    |    No Comments

We “LIKE” This

October 31, 2011    |    By
Pin It
We “LIKE” This

As a Gift Guru, I’m always on the lookout for gifts I like. Sometimes, finding gifts I like requires an exhaustive search at the cost of blood, sweat and tears. Other times, a gift I like will basically fall in my lap. Case in point, it really doesn’t get any easier then liking the... Read more »


Posted in Trend Alert!    |    No Comments

The Ultimate Game Day Recipe

October 24, 2011    |    By
Pin It
The Ultimate Game Day Recipe

In the colder months, in many ways chili is the ultimate “guy” food. Of course chili is loved by all, but you gotta admit guys certainly have more of an affinity towards than others. And what’s not to like? It’s got meat (…or at least I think  most chili should), it’s got serious bold... Read more »


Posted in Trend Alert!    |    No Comments

Fitbit Ultra: the Wearable, Wireless, Wellness Monitor

October 18, 2011    |    By
Pin It
Fitbit Ultra: the Wearable, Wireless, Wellness Monitor

The Gift: The Fitbit Ultra (available now for around $100) The Scoop: It’s been said “What can be measured, can be managed”. Fitbit is a tiny, wearable gadget that measures many of your vital wellness components. Going beyond a simple pedometer, Fitbit is integrated with a sharp looking and well thought out website which... Read more »


Posted in Reviews    |    No Comments

Perfect Portions with Super Scoopers

October 7, 2011    |    By
Pin It
Perfect Portions with Super Scoopers

The Gift: Super Scoopers (available now for around $10 for a set of 4) The Scoop: We are an ice cream family- which is a good thing! But we also realize it’s smart to be judicious with the serving sizes we give our kids. Enter Super Scoopers! Super Scoopers are colorful, plastic (100% BPA... Read more »


Posted in Trend Alert!    |    No Comments

Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster Review

October 5, 2011    |    By
Pin It
Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster Review

The Gift: Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster for Kinect on XBOX 360 (available October 11th for around $50) The Scoop: Video Gamers have to get their start somewhere and I’d imagine many will get their start here. In Once Upon A Monster kids and families will be dropped into a storybook adventure with some... Read more »


Posted in Reviews, Sneak Peek    |    No Comments

Gamer Gift Alert: Nicktoons MLB Game

October 3, 2011    |    By
Pin It
Gamer Gift Alert: Nicktoons MLB Game

The Gift: Nicktoons MLB for Wii, XBOX, and DS (available now from around $30-$40) The Scoop: What happens when Nicktoons all-stars like Spongebob, and Ren & Stimpy take the field against MLB’s best? You’ll find out in a brand new video game called “Nicktoons MLB” (wii, XBOX, and DS). It’s a bizarre idea that... Read more »


Posted in Reviews    |    No Comments

Sneak Peek: LEGO Life of George

September 29, 2011    |    By
Pin It
Sneak Peek: LEGO Life of George

The Gift: LEGO Life of George (available October 1st for around $30) The Scoop: LEGO’s Life of George is a brand new game that combines both physical and digital game play. So how do you play? First you download the free Life of George app. to an Apple/iOS device (iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad…although... Read more »


Posted in Sneak Peek    |    No Comments
Follow Me on Pinterest

Meet the Gurus


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.