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Guru Resolution: Going Slow

January 7, 2013    |    By +
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2013 is my year of the slow cooker! I used to be the last person on earth who you would expect to dip a toe in the slow cooker pool, but here I go. It might seem a little odd to base a New Year’s resolution on a kitchen appliance, but I think getting... Read more »


Holiday Treats You Can Make and Eat

December 22, 2012    |    By +
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The best part about the holidays are the yummy treats you get to eat with the family but it is even better when the whole family gets together to create their own treats  too! The most classic edible project of all for the holidays is a Gingerbread Candy Cottage Kit ! It is easy... Read more »


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Holiday Cocktail Party Rescue Plan

December 20, 2012    |    By +
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Patron Sweet Dreams Cocktail Recipe

If you are like me, you have a lot of cocktail parties to attend, and hopefully one to host before the holidays are through. That means I don’t have a lot of time to plan anything. But, thanks to my friends at Patron and Sony we all will at least have some amazing cocktails... Read more »


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Hollywood Unwrapped!

December 18, 2012    |    By +
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I was lucky enough to spend the day in a Hollywood studio with the fabulous Anya Sarre! We had so much fun talking about the holidays and I got to share a whole slew of invaluable holiday information geared to make your holidays a whole lot easier. Lucky for you, it was taped and... Read more »


How to Get Excited About Hanukkah

December 8, 2012    |    By +
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How to Get Excited About Hanukkah

Let’s face it, Christmas is everywhere you look this time of year and it is easy to see how Hanukkah can be put on the backburner. Who doesn’t want to celebrate with beautiful Christmas trees, and festive décor? But, ladies and gentlemen, I am here to tell you that Hanukkah can, yes can be... Read more »


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6 Gifts to Set up Your Holiday Gift Closet!

November 15, 2012    |    By +
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The holidays can be stressful, so now that we are still far enough out that we can think straight, you should seriously consider stocking a few gifts on hand for unexpected guests and last minute party invitations. I like to call it the “holiday gift closet” but it can be a shelf, under a... Read more »


Gift Ideas for a Divorce Party

October 16, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Ideas for a Divorce Party

Divorce may be the end of a marriage, but it is the beginning of a new chapter in a woman’s life. Throwing a divorce party is a great way to move on and celebrate the new journey ahead. When you choose a gift for your friend take her personality and character into consideration, but... Read more »


Host Gifts for the 4th of July for Every Budget

July 3, 2012    |    By +
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Host Gifts for the 4th of July for Every Budget

Heading to a BBQ or fireworks viewing party this Wednesday? You don’t want to forget to add your own signature to the event by thanking your hosts for inviting you with a gift. Showing up with a gift lets the host know that you are happy to be spending the holiday with them &... 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.