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Toy Trend: The Katniss-ifcation of Toys!

February 15, 2013    |    By
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  From the tens of thousands of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair, you start to see some distinct trends. Toys like the upcoming REBELLE line from NERF and the AIR HUNTRESS bow from ZING TOYS are not only tapping into the Hunger Games mania, but the bigger picture idea that... Read more »


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Toy Fair Favorites: The Toydozer!

February 14, 2013    |    By
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  Out of the tens of thousands of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair, the Toydozer caught my eye big time! Literally, here’s the scoop! Toy Name: The Toydozer The Scoop: The Toydozer is a classic “why didn’t I think of that” product. You’re on the right track if you think... Read more »


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Toy Fair Favorites: HEXBUG Nano V2

February 14, 2013    |    By
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  Out of the tens of thousands of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair, the newly announced Nano V2 from HEXBUG was one of my favorites and the kids are gonna love it…here’s why. Toy Name: The HEXBUG Nano V2 The Scoop: HEXBUGS are a blast, but until now, they were... Read more »


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Toy Fair Scoop: The Kixi Mixi Convertible Scooter

February 13, 2013    |    By
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Out of the tens of thousands of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair, the KIXI MIXI convertible kick scooter from Razor was one of my favorites! Here’s why I think kids will love it too. Toy Name: The Kixi Mixie convertible kick scooter by Razor The Scoop: Razor has come up... Read more »


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Toy Fair Favorites: HOT WHEELS Car Maker

February 13, 2013    |    By
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  Out of the tens of thousands of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair, the soon-to-be-available HOT WHEELS Car Maker set was one of my favorites! Here’s why I love it and why it will be a must-have toy for kids! Toy Name: The HOT WHEELS Car Maker The Scoop: Hot... Read more »


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Toy Fair Favorites: HEXBUG Aquabots!

February 13, 2013    |    By
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Out of the tens of thousands of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair, the HEXBUG Aquabot was one of my favorites! Here’s why I think your kids will love it too. Toy Name: The HEXBUG Aquabot The Scoop: You may be familiar with all the fun, creepy, crawly robotic toys HEXBUG has... Read more »


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Toy Fair Favorites: The High Roller!

February 12, 2013    |    By
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Out of the tens of thousands of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair, the High Roller was one of my favorites! Here’s why I love this “Go Big- Or Go Home” toy! Toy Name: High Roller The Scoop: A while back I came across a one-off, prototype, sample of the classic... Read more »


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NYIGF Inside Scoop: CO9 the Bunny by fatboy

January 31, 2013    |    By
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Gift Name: CO9 (pronounced KOH-nine) by fatboy We’re posting about the most unique, exciting and sure-to-be-popular gift ideas that we’re seeing while walking the New York International Gift Fair.  It is one of the biggest events of its kind in the world and it’s right here in our own back yard.  It’s also only... Read more »


NYIGF Inside Scoop: tabCoosh

January 30, 2013    |    By
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Gift Name: the tabCoosh We’re posting about the most unique, exciting and sure-to-be-popular gift ideas that we’re seeing while walking the New York International Gift Fair.  It is one of the biggest events of its kind in the world and it’s right here in our own back yard.  It’s also only open to media... Read more »


Homegating How To: Holly Robinson Peete

January 28, 2013    |    By
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Aside from the lucky few who scored tickets to the big game in New Orleans, most will be enjoying this year’s Super Bowl with friends in front of the TV. So how do we make the most of game day at home? For some help, we’ve enlisted the talents of Holly Robinson Peete. You... 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!"

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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.