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Mother’s Day Gifts for Chic Grandmas

April 23, 2014    |    By +
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How can you spot a chic grandma? The hat is usually a giveaway (and the shopping bag, museum ticket and dinner reservation).

The chicest of women out there can be tough to shop for. Their standards are high and they already know where to shop. Now, throw in the added challenge of shopping for a chic Grandma. She’s the kind of person who has vacationed in Paris, who has a wicked sense of style she’s been... Read more »


Gifts for Crunchy Granola Types

April 22, 2014    |    By +
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Greetings, earthlings! Earth Day, celebrated on April 22nd, is given official recognition by the United Nations (which calls it, for the record, “International Mother Earth Day). This is a holiday everyone can get behind; if there’s one thing we all have in common, it’s the fragile blue planet we live on. A wise man... Read more »


Gifts for Taurus Women

April 21, 2014    |    By +
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The sensible Taurus woman (Apr. 20 to May 20) is caring and patient. As a spiritual soul, she is very peaceful and strives to live a life of balance. She’s very committed to her career and likes to splurge on the finer things in life. Any luxurious gift would make any Taurus lady happy!... Read more »


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Gifts for Taurus Men

April 21, 2014    |    By +
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The practical Taurus man (Apr. 20 to May 20) is strong and dependable. He is very simplistic in nature and tends to be on the conservative side. He is stable and reliable, which makes him a very good friend, partner, and colleague. He is a music and nature lover, so give him a gift... Read more »


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Five-Year Anniversary Gift Ideas

April 15, 2014    |    By +
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Has it really been FIVE YEARS since you said, “I do?” Congratulations. You’re no longer newlyweds. This milestone marks 1,725 days of building a solid foundation for many happy years ahead. It’s no coincidence that the traditional five-year wedding anniversary gift is wood. Trees soar to new heights, reach for the sun and grow... Read more »


8th Anniversary Gift Ideas–Bronze

April 9, 2014    |    By +
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For those of you impressive gift-givers who strictly follow the anniversary traditions, we applaud you (as I am sure do your significant others and all gifting recipients.) The traditional 8th anniversary gift category is bronze and pottery, while the modern take on the occasion calls for linens and lace. In sticking with tradition, we... 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 »


High School Graduation Gifting Tips and Ideas

April 7, 2014    |    By +
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Like clockwork, each school year ends with a new crop of graduating seniors and a stack of graduation party invitations to attend to. While we are all excited for this new group’s venture into college life, world travels or next step-of-choice, it gets tough knowing what is cool and appropriate to give to all... Read more »


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Gifts for Tween Girls

April 3, 2014    |    By +
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Tween girls are one of the most difficult categories of people to shop for. A tween is age 9 to 12, that lovely middle school age where they are just starting to be too old for “kid stuff” but not yet a teenager who has fully established their own tastes and style. As opposed... Read more »


Gifts for Gardeners

March 28, 2014    |    By +
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Gardeners love spring. It’s when they finally get to shop for seeds and seedlings, get out the gardening tools, and start planting. If you’re shopping for someone with a green thumb, we’ve come up with four gifts, all sure to delight an avid gardener. To add an even brighter twist to your gift, try... 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.