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How to Buy a Gift for an Architect

March 27, 2014    |    By +
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Architects are notoriously fussy about the things that they want, use, display and otherwise select to be part of their lives. And I have first-hand experience with this unique animal because I’m married to one! So, how are we normal laypeople supposed to crack the code and maybe even cause them to crack a... Read more »


Fabulous Gifts for Francophiles

March 26, 2014    |    By +
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Cole Porter wrote it in 1953. Ella Fitzgerald sang it. So did Frank Sinatra. Even Lana Del Rey sang it on tour in 2013. “I Love Paris” is the quintessential song for Francophiles everywhere, a timeless tune sung about a “timeless town.” The je ne sais quoi of France makes it a place we... Read more »


Gifts for Beer Lovers

March 25, 2014    |    By +
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Let’s raise a glass to beer. No other drink is a great leveler and social lubricant all in one. And did you know that scientists also think we have beer to thank for the more interesting features of human civilization? As the New York Times recently put it, beer inhibits all those “shut up... Read more »


Gifts for a Rainy Day

March 21, 2014    |    By +
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I’m singing in the rain, but only in my imagination. My rain boots and trench coat are gathering dust, since we’re in a drought in Los Angeles. So I’m suffering from rainy day envy every time I hear about a nice soaking received in other parts of the country. There’s nothing better than waking... Read more »


Gifts for Aries Women

March 21, 2014    |    By +
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The passionate Aries woman (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) is eager and enthusiastic. She loves to learn new things and has an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. She is energetic and filled with excitement, frequently taking on new challenges and traveling to new places. She has a wild, adventurous side that always leads to fun... Read more »


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Gifts for Aries Men

March 20, 2014    |    By +
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The charismatic Aries man (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) is impulsive and fun-loving. He is adventurous and excited to discover new places and try new things. The Aries man is very fashionable and keeps informed of the hottest trends and newest styles. In his work life, he is very ambitious and always strives for... Read more »


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5 Tips for Choosing a 10-Year Anniversary Gift

March 18, 2014    |    By +
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Bowling pins. Hot dogs. Letterman lists. Fingers and toes. What do all of these things have in common? They all come in 10s. When it comes to marriage, 10 years is a big deal, and celebrating a decade of marriage is a major milestone. The newlywed sheen may have worn off a bit, but... Read more »


Pi Day: Eco Geek Chic Gifts

March 14, 2014    |    By +
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From reusing to recycling, composting to CFL light bulbs, being environmentally friendly has become the new norm. It’s great to be conscious of our everyday actions and how they impact Mother Earth, but it can be difficult to come up with gift ideas that say “save the Earth” and “celebrate” at the same time.... Read more »


Gifts for Whiskey Lovers

March 13, 2014    |    By +
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Whiskey is the drink that legends are made of. Its roots date back to the 15th century, when Europeans used this distilled spirit for medicinal purposes. Depending on the region, malted barley or grains like wheat, rye or corn were distilled in copper stills, then aged in wooden casks. As the practice spread, whiskey... Read more »


5 New Orleans-Inspired Gifts

March 3, 2014    |    By +
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NOLA is a rich cultural melting pot steeped in history and brimming over with some of the best food you’ll ever put in your mouth. Well-known for Mardi Gras and Cafe du Monde, jazz royalty and the French Quarter, New Orleans is practically a state of mind. If you’ve visited this sultry Southern city... 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.