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Bottles that Gives Back: Liberty Bottleworks

September 26, 2011    |    By
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Bottles that Gives Back: Liberty Bottleworks

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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A Cool Digital Microscope for Wiz Kids

September 23, 2011    |    By
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A Cool Digital Microscope for Wiz Kids

The Gift: The Celestron Handheld Digital Microscope (available now for around $100) The Scoop: This very easy-to-use microscope is a great way to get a big-time view of really small things! It’s so cool to see how tiny things (like bugs, currency, bugs, plants) look under the microscope. But it’s even cooler to take... Read more »


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Guru Approved: Philips O’Neill Snug Headphones

September 22, 2011    |    By
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Guru Approved: Philips O’Neill Snug Headphones

The Gift: The Snug Headphones by Philips/O’Neill (available now for around $60) The Scoop: A good pair of headphones is a tech must-have. For the most part, I look for three things when it comes to headphones: sound quality, value and style. I have spent some time* with The Snug Headphones by Philips (collaborating... Read more »


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Small but Mighty: ICON Link Flashlight

September 20, 2011    |    By
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Small but Mighty: ICON Link Flashlight

The Gift: The ICON Link flashlight (available now for around $20)* The Scoop: A flashlight is just one of those things that’s just good to have around. Whether it’s being prepared for a potential weather-related emergency or just having a good light source available in person or in your car, you just never know... Read more »


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Old School + New Cool = Geek Drool

September 19, 2011    |    By
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Old School + New Cool = Geek Drool

As we’re now under 100 days until Christmas, the Gift Gurus have just switched into a higher gear as it’s time to start really prepping up for the Holidays (can you believe it?). Pepcom’s “Holiday Spectacular” couldn’t not have come at a better time. Pepcom’s annual consumer electronics showcase for press and media gets... Read more »


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Yo Gabba Gabba Vans Shoe Collection

September 13, 2011    |    By
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Yo Gabba Gabba Vans Shoe Collection

The Gift: Yo Gabba Gabba Vans Slips Ons (available October 2011 for toddlers to adults ranging from around $30 to $50) The Scoop: As a parent, Yo Gabba Gabba is my favorite kid’s TV show. There really isn’t a close second. The show is basically an explosion of color and quirkiness that kids of... Read more »


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Guru Approved: Energizer Carabiner LED Area Tent Light

September 12, 2011    |    By
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Guru Approved: Energizer Carabiner LED Area Tent Light

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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Star Wars: The Complete Saga Hits Blu-Ray

September 9, 2011    |    By
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Star Wars: The Complete Saga Hits Blu-Ray

The Gift: Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Episodes I-VI) (Blu-Ray) Available 9/16/11 for around $90 The Scoop: For the first time EVER, all six Star Wars films (Episodes I-VI) are boxed up together and presented in Blu-ray high definition glory! Not only will the six films look stunning, but included in the 9 disc... Read more »


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Keep Cool with Igloo Totes

September 8, 2011    |    By
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Keep Cool with Igloo Totes

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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New Travel Gadget for 2012: CamelBak All Clear Water Purifier

September 6, 2011    |    By
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New Travel Gadget for 2012: CamelBak All Clear Water Purifier

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... 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.