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Gifts for Beauty Addicts: The Scoop on Fall 2013

September 6, 2013    |    By
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Fall is, in my opinion, the most fabulously gorgeous season (at least it is in New York City, where I live). The foliage sets the scene, helping usher in all things pumpkin-related, the return of football, apple picking and other autumn rituals. I love pulling out my favorite cozy sweaters, boots and jackets as... Read more »


Gifts for Girls Going Away to College

August 15, 2013    |    By
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Goodbye lockers, hello dorm rooms! As summer looms to an end and fall is almost upon us, recent grads start packing their gear in eager anticipation of the big move to college. For most students, this is a really exciting time, but even the most courageous of the bunch can be a little nervous.... Read more »


Going Away to College Gifts for Guys

August 14, 2013    |    By
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Goodbye lockers, hello dorm rooms! As summer looms to an end and fall is almost upon us, recent grads start packing their gear in eager anticipation of the big move to college. For most students, this is a really exciting time, but even the most courageous of the bunch can be a little nervous.... Read more »


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7 Quirky Back-to-School Supplies for Teens

August 1, 2013    |    By
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It’s time to start gearing up for the back to school season! Though teens are past the age of caring about a new lunch box or pair of Mary Jane shoes, they still get butterflies about starting the new school year, and they still need supplies and clothing. The key thing when you are... Read more »


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Inside the Beach Bag: Teen Guys

July 19, 2013    |    By
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One of the most quintessential parts of the summer is going to the beach. It’s one of those fantastic experiences that almost everyone loves and everybody has their favorite activities. I, for instance, love reading magazines and soaking in the rays, while others prefer swimming or playing beach volleyball. After my first beach trip... Read more »


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Celebrity Gossip Magazines: Good, Bad and Trashy

June 24, 2013    |    By
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Can’t get enough of celebrity gossip? You are not alone! As I prepare to pack up for a long weekend away, I purchased a stack of my favorite tabloids for the trip. My girlfriends and I are known for lounging poolside with a cool beverage in one hand and a celebrity gossip magazine in... Read more »


Editor Spotlight: Ciate Chalkboard Manicure

June 23, 2013    |    By
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Tween girls will be freaking out over this fun nail kit that brings a trend from their rooms and accessories to their beauty routine. I found this product while sifting through the new products on Sephora’s website for any great and giftable gems. They never cease to surprise me with the great kits and... Read more »


Gifts for Dads like Neil Patrick Harris

May 29, 2013    |    By
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Today we are chatting about dads like Neil Patrick Harris! Just like the actor, your dad is fashion forward and indescribably dapper. He is witty, driven, a great dad and LOVES to look good. If this sounds like your dad then we have an entire list of awesome ideas for him. Read on and... Read more »


A+ 8th Grade Graduation Gifts

May 24, 2013    |    By
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No one can seem to get enough high school and college grad gift ideas, but what about 8th grade graduation? They deserve a celebration too! They’re about to enter high school and we all know how painful that can be at first. So, I’ve got a list of gifts for 8th grade graduation that... Read more »


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Dorm Decor for Dudes

May 15, 2013    |    By
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Teen guys are among the hardest people to shop for and finding a graduation gift for them can feel impossible. Probably my favorite go-to gift to give these mystery men for a proper high school sendoff is dorm gear. However terrifying it is for the parents, it is equally as exciting for young grads... 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.