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Gifting News from Around the Web

February 4, 2011    |    By
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Die-hard football fan or not, the Superbowl is always a party. As the Steelers and Packers go head to head this Sunday, I for one will be indulging in my favorite game-day snack: 7-layer dip. Whether you’re hosting a party yourself or just attending, here some snacking inspiration to feed the masses.   And... Read more »


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It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

January 31, 2011    |    By
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It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Twice a year, the Gifts team heads to the New York International Gift Fair to see what companies big and small have to offer in the new year.  If you think we have a hard time narrowing down our favorite gifts from thousands of products all over the web, you can’t imagine the task... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

January 28, 2011    |    By
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Well we survived another week, and another snowpocalypse at that. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, do you know what you’re doing for your Valentine or family? Check out our exclusive printable cards to get a head start this holiday. So whether you’ll be building snowmen or hibernating indoors, here are some fun... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

January 21, 2011    |    By
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Just because the holiday season is over, doesn’t mean things have slowed down at the Gifts Headquarters. We’re busy bees prepping for Valentine’s Day and the many trade shows on the horizon where we will be scooping out the coolest gifts for 2011, so stay tuned! While we munch away on our newly acquired... Read more »


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New Kid on the Block

January 19, 2011    |    By
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New Kid on the Block

What happens when you combine the two favorite interests for boys, Ninjas and Legos? You get Ninjagos, the newest brick set and game from Lego. Unlike most Lego sets, Ninjagos are designed for battle.  Along with playsets and vehicles, it’s all about mastering the art of “spinjitzu”. You can collect different Ninjago Spinners and... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

January 14, 2011    |    By
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Well we’re off for a long weekend. For those of you who have off work on Monday, Martin Luther King Day is also MLK Service Day. Help celebrate and commemorate this special today by doing some good in your neighborhood. See details HERE, on how to help out. In the meantime, enjoy the break,... Read more »


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Hello Kitty for Sephora

January 14, 2011    |    By
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Hello Kitty for Sephora

One of the most iconic, and I should say girly-est brands out there, Hello Kitty has launched an exclusive make-up collection for Sephora. And it’s about time. I’m a total sucker for cute packaging, so naturally I find myself thinking, yes, as a grown woman I do need to own a cat-shaped compact. The... Read more »


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What’s Your Gifting Style?

January 11, 2011    |    By
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What’s Your Gifting Style?

Everybody has a “gifting style” whether they’re aware of it or not. Your personal tastes are always a subconscious influence on the gifts you buy for others.  While the ultimate goal is to find something you think the recipient will like, a little bit of your personal style will always be a factor. So... Read more »


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2011: Welcome the Year of the Rabbit

January 10, 2011    |    By
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2011: Welcome the Year of the Rabbit

Technically Chinese New Year doesn’t start til February 3 of this year, but to all the babies born January 1, they are officially born in the year of the rabbit. Which is perhaps the most fitting of zodiacs for a new baby. A fun way to celebrate a new birth is to commemorate the... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

January 7, 2011    |    By
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After being hit by another snow storm, the Gifts team is ready to kick into hibernation mode complete with hot toddies and an “Elvis Sandwich” (as seen above). With the new year in full swing, there’s already plenty of buzz and new things to come in 2011. Give a URL as a Gift, what... 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.