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On the Rocks

January 13, 2011    |    By
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On the Rocks

There are those who love to entertain and those who aspire to entertain, luckily this cocktail guide is for both types.  Both a helpful guide and a beautiful coffee table book, Vintage Cocktails is sure to inspire the mixologist within you.  It’s time to retire the cosmos and vodka tonics and embrace the Singapore... Read more »


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Time to Monkey-Around

December 30, 2010    |    By
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Time to Monkey-Around

New Year’s is always a time to let loose and celebrate, and that usually means one thing: champagne. And lots of it.  Whether you’re stocking up on the cheap stuff or splurging on Veuve, dress up your holiday bubbly with this hilarious Sock Monkey Wine Holder. While most wine bags get tossed after the... Read more »


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Cocktail Hour Christmas Ornaments

November 28, 2010    |    By
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Cocktail Hour Christmas Ornaments

‘Tis the season for holiday parties galore!  Dressing for holiday parties is stressful enough, so I can only image the pressure of hosting them. Surprise your gracious host/hostess with something new this year. If you are sick of giving them the same old bottle of wine, we have some great alternatives. First stop, check... Read more »


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Kitchen Timers for Multi-taskers

November 10, 2010    |    By
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Kitchen Timers for Multi-taskers

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, along with all the other Holiday parties.  If you need a gift for the Gourmet Chef – the gift of “time” is usually a much-needed gift.  If they are anything like me – it becomes impossible to cook more than one thing at a time without inevitably burning... Read more »


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Dyson Keeps it Cool

November 9, 2010    |    By
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Dyson Keeps it Cool

I was lucky enough to test out an “Air-Multiplier” from the folks at Dyson.  Right off the bat, the design makes you say “wow!”  It really looks like more of an art piece than a home appliance – it draws people right too it.  As a fan, it works really well – it can... Read more »


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Scrapbooker’s Digital Storyteller

November 9, 2010    |    By
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Scrapbooker’s Digital Storyteller

Okay, this thing is cool!  This one is for anyone who loves the idea of putting together a scrapbook and/or photo album, but hates the idea of having to put together all the captions to help remember years from now. Just add an included label to each photo, scan the label and talk!  Years... 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.