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July 27th is National Scotch Day

July 27, 2011    |    By
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July 27th is National Scotch Day

That’s good because, as the Gift Gurus could tell you, each of the past three years, I’ve made a (quite vocal) New Year’s resolution to become acquainted with Scotch. And each of the last three years, I’ve failed to take step one towards making good on that resolution (…like most resolutions!). On the surface,... Read more »


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Guru Review: Adidas Boat ClimaCool Shoes

July 7, 2011    |    By
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Guru Review: Adidas Boat ClimaCool Shoes

For me, the Summer 2011 has been the summer of the boat shoe. No, not the retro, ironic, hipster style boat shoe, but the “Boat CC Lace” shoe from Adidas. Fusing summer style and great utility in and around water, the Boat CC Lace is a super summer accessory. The shoe is made out... Read more »


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Perfect Summer Toy: Z-Curve Bow for Kids

July 5, 2011    |    By
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Perfect Summer Toy: Z-Curve Bow for Kids

Last winter, when things when things could not get colder, wetter, darker, or more snow-covered, I vowed that the Summer of 2011 would be dedicated to spending every moment possible having fun outdoors. Once the weather started to get nice, I realized that a promise to spend tons of time outdoors in some ways,... Read more »


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The Ultimate Beach Accessory

June 21, 2011    |    By
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The Ultimate Beach Accessory

With Father’s Day now behind us, we’re now heavily focusing on great gifts for the summer. One great summer gift I love is the Sand-Free Multimat from CGear which allows beach goers to make a sand-free area for themselves to fully enjoy long days at the beach. I love the beach, but the sand... Read more »


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Celebrity Dad Gift Guide: Bear Grylls

June 8, 2011    |    By
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Celebrity Dad Gift Guide: Bear Grylls

Our fascination with celebrity culture is an unyielding guilty pleasure. When it comes to gifting, Gifts.com loves to star gaze because a) it gives us some great on-trend gift ideas and b) celeb watching helps us feed the notion that gifting is aspirational- meaning, good gifts often tend to cater to recipients’ hopes and... Read more »


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A Unique Gift for the Guy Who Has Everything

June 6, 2011    |    By
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A Unique Gift for the Guy Who Has Everything

As a gift expert, a common question I hear when it comes to Father’s Day gifts is “What do I get for the guy who has everything?” Lately, when I’ve heard that very question, my quick reply is another question, “Does he have a custom made ukulele?” Didn’t think so. The “Make Your Own... Read more »


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Summer Casual Made Simple

June 3, 2011    |    By
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Summer Casual Made Simple

It’s post-Memorial Day, so it’s time to start rotating in some of the summer wardrobe staples. There’s a lot of go-to summer gear which has been collecting dust for months, but now is the perfect time to break out the ‘ole reliables and possibly refresh with some new stuff. One staple every guy should... Read more »


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Gift Giveaway: REVO Sunglasses

June 1, 2011    |    By
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Gift Giveaway: REVO Sunglasses

Has dad been rocking the same shades for roughly a decade? With summer underway and Father’s Day just around the corner, we have two really good occasions to upgrade dad to a brand new pair of sunglasses. We’ve partnered with Revo to offer the opportunity to get dad’s sunglasses game back on track because... Read more »


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Gift Giveaway: FarOut Pro Car Roof Luggage Bag

May 26, 2011    |    By
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Gift Giveaway: FarOut Pro Car Roof Luggage Bag

Summer’s here and the time is right…to hit the road! Whether you’re headed to the beach, doing some camping or just putting a long weekend together to see some friends, getting the most out of summer usually requires some road tripping. This summer Gifts.com is going to help you get you on your way... Read more »


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Tide’s Loads of Hope

May 24, 2011    |    By
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Tide’s Loads of Hope

Just watching footage from some of the recent tornadoes is terrifying enough. It’s impossible even to start to understand the fear and sadness these affected regions are now facing. Some may ask “How can I help?” One answer is through Tide’s Loads of Hope program. Loads of Hope is a very simple idea, but... 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.