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Paying it Forward: The Etiquette on Regifting

April 14, 2014    |    By
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For a show about “nothing,” Seinfeld certainly has had a lasting effect on our culture. The sit-com popularized innumerable terms, perhaps none more famous than the word “regifting,” as heard in “The Label Maker” episode (which first aired in 1995 but can often be seen in repeats). The concept is simple: you receive a... Read more »


Gracious Gifts for Your Easter Hostess

April 8, 2014    |    By
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I’m fairly certain that deviled eggs and pound cake were created specifically for Easter dinner in the South, so I’m impatiently counting the days until the holiday. Where I live, the azaleas are blooming riotously, the daffodils are already standing tall in their Easter bonnets, and—if the lines at the market are any indication—everyone’s... Read more »


Fabulous Gifts for Francophiles

March 26, 2014    |    By
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Cole Porter wrote it in 1953. Ella Fitzgerald sang it. So did Frank Sinatra. Even Lana Del Rey sang it on tour in 2013. “I Love Paris” is the quintessential song for Francophiles everywhere, a timeless tune sung about a “timeless town.” The je ne sais quoi of France makes it a place we... Read more »


Gag Gifts for April Fool’s Day

March 24, 2014    |    By
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Playing pranks on people is apparently not only an ancient custom but also a multi-national pastime. Many countries, including Scotland, England, Italy, France and Belgium, celebrate some version of April Fool’s Day—also called All Fools’ Day—which got its name from the custom of finding an excuse to make someone “play the fool.” With April... Read more »


5 Tips for Choosing a 10-Year Anniversary Gift

March 18, 2014    |    By
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Bowling pins. Hot dogs. Letterman lists. Fingers and toes. What do all of these things have in common? They all come in 10s. When it comes to marriage, 10 years is a big deal, and celebrating a decade of marriage is a major milestone. The newlywed sheen may have worn off a bit, but... Read more »


Pi Day: Eco Geek Chic Gifts

March 14, 2014    |    By
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From reusing to recycling, composting to CFL light bulbs, being environmentally friendly has become the new norm. It’s great to be conscious of our everyday actions and how they impact Mother Earth, but it can be difficult to come up with gift ideas that say “save the Earth” and “celebrate” at the same time.... Read more »


5 New Orleans-Inspired Gifts

March 3, 2014    |    By
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NOLA is a rich cultural melting pot steeped in history and brimming over with some of the best food you’ll ever put in your mouth. Well-known for Mardi Gras and Cafe du Monde, jazz royalty and the French Quarter, New Orleans is practically a state of mind. If you’ve visited this sultry Southern city... Read more »


Gifts for Hockey Fans

February 18, 2014    |    By
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Ice hockey may have originated in Canada, but there are plenty of Americans who enjoy watching, playing or coaching this fast-paced sport. This week, with the U.S. women’s Olympic hockey team advancing to a gold medal match and the unbeaten men’s team preparing for a quarterfinal, hockey is enjoying a skyrocketing popularity. The regular... Read more »


Gifts for a Friend with the Flu

February 15, 2014    |    By
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Know someone who’s coughing, achy, feverish and fatigued? Yep, it’s that time of year again—flu season—and February is one of the peak months for this wretched respiratory illness. It’s been a hearty flu season; by the first week of 2014, just over 26 percent of the nation had already tested positive for the flu,... Read more »


Valentine’s Gifts for Your Husband

February 11, 2014    |    By
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I’m proud to say I’ve been married almost 19 years … and not proud to say that Valentine’s Day is often a day that comes and goes without much fanfare in our household. Even though stores start stocking shelves with pink and red goodies the day after Christmas, Valentine’s Day is a holiday that... Read more »


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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.