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Election Day Fun

November 5, 2012    |    By
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Election-Day-Gifts

Tuesday, November 6th marks Election Day. President and Vice-President Barack Obama and Joe Biden are being challenged by Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. Of course this can mean lots of debating between friends and family, but I choose to think of it as a fun time to celebrate your favorite candidates! Not... Read more »


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Sweetest Day is October 20th!

October 18, 2012    |    By
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Sweetest-Day

  For those unaware, not unlike me, this October 20th is Sweetest Day. Primarily celebrated in areas surrounding the Great Lakes, Sweetest Day is a day to cherish both those you love as well as those less fortunate. Often referred to as another Valentine’s Day, Sweetest Day has turned into an occasion to dote... Read more »


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Oktoberfest Traditions and Gifts

September 21, 2012    |    By
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Oktoberfest Traditions and Gifts

Oktoberfest is a 16 day festival in September through the first weekend of October in Munich, Germany celebrating all things beer! An important part of Bavarian culture, Oktoberfest has been celebrated since 1810 and is the largest fair in the world. Although it started as a wedding and subsequent anniversary celebration of a Prince... Read more »


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Fall Beauty Trends

September 18, 2012    |    By
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Fall Beauty Trends

With Labor Day having come and gone, it’s finally time to get excited about fall fashion! There is no easier way to zip up a bland autumn look than with fresh make-up. I have scoured the web to find the newest beauty trends of the season and I cannot wait to try them all!... Read more »


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Fall Fashion Trends for Teens

September 17, 2012    |    By
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Fall Fashion Trends for Teens

Put away your bathing suits and flip-flops and start unpacking those sweaters and boots because fall is here! Teens might be incredibly difficult to buy for but hopefully my handy trend reports will make even the choosiest of teens into happy recipients. I have scoured the runways for the best of the best so... Read more »


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Emmys Awards Party Ideas

September 14, 2012    |    By
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Emmys Awards Party Ideas

  Maybe it’s my inner homebody, but I LOVE award shows. I love having friends over, I love making hors d’oeuvres and signature cocktails, I love the fashion and I love cheering on my favorite nominees! After a long, fun summer of not watching television, I look forward to watching the Emmys every fall... Read more »


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NYIGF Inside Scoop: Vogue – The Covers

August 24, 2012    |    By
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NYIGF Inside Scoop: Vogue – The Covers

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 and buyers so read-on... Read more »


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NYIGF Inside Scoop: Bestow Hand Hook from Areaware

August 24, 2012    |    By
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NYIGF Inside Scoop: Bestow Hand Hook from Areaware

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 and buyers so read-on... Read more »


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NYIGF Inside Scoop: Manny & Simon Animal Push Toys

August 21, 2012    |    By
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NYIGF Inside Scoop: Manny & Simon Animal Push Toys

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 and buyers so read-on... Read more »


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Back to School Trends for Teens

August 14, 2012    |    By
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Back to School Trends for Teens

While I can hardly believe it’s almost here, and summer draws to a close, Back to School shopping is in full swing! I remember looking cool for the first day of school was of the utmost importance throughout my education. Just as important as having the best outfit was having great accessories and supplies... 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.