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2011: The Year of the Tablet

January 10, 2011    |    By
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2011: The Year of the Tablet

Each year the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) offers a glimpse into the future of consumer electronics and gadgets. While there are seemingly countless products spread over the show’s nearly 2 millions square feet of booth space, we wonder…what are some of the product consumer electronics product trends? And more importantly to us Gifts.com, what... Read more »


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Resolution: Get Fit At Home

January 6, 2011    |    By
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Resolution: Get Fit At Home

We’re still in very much in 2011 resolution mode, so here’s a really great product to keep you on track with all your fitness goals. EA Sports Active 2 has given us all the tools and motivation we need to stay fit this year and beyond. Less than a year and a half ago,... Read more »


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Your Own Personal Trainer

December 23, 2010    |    By
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Your Own Personal Trainer

Don’t look now, but 2011 is pretty much here. As we flip the calendar page late next week, many will be compelled to get their New Year’s resolutions out of the concept phase and into the action phase. My resolution(s) will certainly have to do with keeping active and doing a lot of running,... Read more »


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Win a NERF Stampede Blaster

December 20, 2010    |    By
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Win a NERF Stampede Blaster

Without a doubt, one of our favorite gifts of 2010 is the Nerf Stampede ECS blaster. We were first teased with the yet to be named Stampede at Toy Fair last February. Already big fans of the Stampede’s predecessor, the Vulcan , we eagerly awaited the new blaster’s arrival- and the Stampede certainly didn’t... Read more »


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Best Wii Games of 2010

December 17, 2010    |    By
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Best Wii Games of 2010

2010 may be remember as the year Wii’s dominance as the active-play video game system ended, but for me, this year will go down as a year the family-friendly console came through with some amazing- a little something for everyone.  Whether you’re into sports games, puzzles, retro (yet neo) classics or just plain old... Read more »


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Win Your Very Own Pony

December 14, 2010    |    By
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Win Your Very Own Pony

Pretty much since the dawn of gifting, ponies have been very high on the wish lists of kids everywhere. Yet, without a barn, hay, and saddle (not to mention the financial resources), the gift of a pony tends to remain more of a fantasy than reality. Or does it? The FurReal Friends Butterscotch Pony... Read more »


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Win A Kindle!

December 7, 2010    |    By
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Win A Kindle!

Amazon’s Kindle e-reader makes for an amazing gift- that’s why we’re giving one away! What’s not to love about this amazing e-reader? Loaded with amazing features such as the 3500 book capacity, battery life lasting up to one month, the massive (more than 750K) e-bookstore at Amazon.com, and the very gift-friendly $139 price tag,... Read more »


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Super Sonic

December 3, 2010    |    By
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Super Sonic

Having an iconic video game franchise is sometimes both a blessing and a curse. In the hits-driven business of video games, having a game title or brand that stands the test of time is a rarity and a really special achievement. At the same time, there is always the pressure of having to make... Read more »


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What Would You Do for a “Fiverr”?

November 24, 2010    |    By
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What Would You Do for a “Fiverr”?

I just came across fiverr.com. It’s a totally fun site serving as a one-stop destination “for people to share things they’re willing to do for $5″. There are scores of completely whacky things people will do for five dollars and many of them could certainly be considered “gift-able”. And after a not too terribly... Read more »


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Awesome Alert : LED Sandals

November 22, 2010    |    By
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Awesome Alert : LED Sandals

I recently met up with the fun folks at Teva, and when they saw me coming they excitedly mentioned, “We have a great stocking stuffer for you!”.  Now as a Gift Guru you kinda wish you had a dollar every time you’ve heard that, but I’ve got a soft spot of stocking stuffers, so... 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.