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G Is The Only Letter You Need To Remember For Dad

June 10, 2013    |    By
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Gift Block n. A usually temporary psychological inability to begin or decide upon a gift purchase. The best of us suffer occasional Gift Block, but when it comes to finding a great gift for dad, it can be especially tough. So for this Father’s Day, I’m going to make it easy to start... Read more »


7 Practical Adventure Gifts for Dads

June 5, 2013    |    By
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With dad’s big day occurring on the doorstep of summer, hooking dad up with a great Father’s Day gift that will help him enjoy the great outdoors is a super idea. If you have a dad who loves to spend the summer months enjoying all that Mother Nature has to offer, here are seven... Read more »


Father’s Day Cliche’ Gift Remix

May 14, 2013    |    By
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It’s no secret that dads tend to get the short end of the gifting stick when it comes to Father’s Day gifts. A significant contributor to dad’s gift woes is the dreaded cliche gift. The mugs, the bad drugstore-bought cologne, “The World’s Best Dad” gear, are all gifting decisions in need of a little... Read more »


4 Steps for Dads to Rock Mother’s Day

April 19, 2013    |    By
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  For moms with young ones, Mother’s Day can, in many ways, be ironically re-named Father’s Day. It’s these first few years for new moms, where dads really have to step up their game to make Mother’s Day extra special. And let’s face it, in those first few years, Mom more than deserves an extra... Read more »


FREE Greeting Cards For “Friends”

April 13, 2013    |    By
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Recently, we turned you on to Cleverbug, a really cool app that integrates with Facebook to create, and deliver quality greeting cards to your Facebook friends. As a refresher, see our previous post or read on for a quick recap scoop. It feels good to give and receive birthday wishes on Facebook, but don’t your... Read more »


Gifts For The Fisherman

April 2, 2013    |    By
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As the temperature (finally) starts to rise out there, I know lots of guys’ sights get set on hitting the lakes, ponds and rivers in search of the one that got away last year. As for gifts for the fisherman, like with many hobbies, the key is to try and steer clear of specific... Read more »


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Cleverbug Greeting Cards for “Friends”

March 29, 2013    |    By
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Because of Facebook, I’ve never been more aware of my friends’ birthdays. And, there’s no denying that sending and getting birthday wishes on Facebook feels great. It’s simple and is almost always publicly appreciated…what’s not to love? At the same time, there are some friends who deserve a little more than an “HBD!” message... Read more »


7 Gifts Geared For the Outdoors

March 18, 2013    |    By
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As we head toward spring, we see a lot more people looking for gift ideas for the outdoors lover. In fact, in 2012 one of the most popular searches on Gift Rap was camping. The key to gifting for the outdoor adventurer is to steer clear of very specific and technical equipment he may not... Read more »


7 Gifts Your Dad Actually Wants

March 5, 2013    |    By
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When it comes to gift ideas for dad, as a gift editor, the two most frequent gifting challenges often heard are “he doesn’t want anything” or “he has everything already”. Since going gift-less for dad is not an option, it’s time to get creative and dip deep into the Gift Guru bag of tricks.... Read more »


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Phablets: what are they and why do I want one?

February 27, 2013    |    By
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With the tech and gadget world evolving at a dizzying pace, it’s sometimes hard to keep up with all the products and technology. But a new and quickly growing class of products is actually pretty easy to understand…although it’s not that easy to say. The “phablet” is a hybrid device that combines the utility... 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.