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How to Give a Gift Card

February 28, 2014    |    By +
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Gift cards are still one of the top gifted, and requested, items. Yet as handy and desirable as they are, gift cards can also present challenges. Many cards go unused, to the tune of $1 billion a year, according to The Wall Street Journal’s Marketwatch. Gift cards can also seem a little impersonal. So,... Read more »


Gifts to Get Them Organized

February 28, 2014    |    By +
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With such a hard winter, many of us are stuck inside. Might as well encourage friends and family to take the opportunity to get organized, as it is a perfect time to refresh, reorganize and deal with some of those tasks that have been pushed off for too long. So if you have any... Read more »


Gifts for Book Lovers

February 27, 2014    |    By +
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Okay, I admit it. I have an addiction. My bedside table groans with books, all in progress,” and there are more on the floor. Sometimes I have dark circles under my eyes, not just because I have two small children, but because I have two small children and still couldn’t put that book down... Read more »


Gifts for Movie Buffs

February 26, 2014    |    By +
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I have always wanted one of those personal media rooms in my house. The windowless kind, that you can make really dark, so that what’s on the screen appears in perfect clarity. But even if I never achieve that dream, I’ve just realized this: winter rolls around every year, and with the long nights... Read more »


Gifts for Photo Lovers

February 26, 2014    |    By +
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It’s no accident that Oxford Dictionaries named “selfie” as their Word of the Year for 2013. These days, everybody’s a photographer. If there’s a moment worth capturing, you can be sure that someone has their smartphone out. We take pictures all day long—of our meals, our vacations, our friends, our kids, our pets, and... Read more »


Our Favorite Things from Toy Fair 2014

February 20, 2014    |    By +
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After combing the 375,000 square feet of floor space at the Toy Fair 2014 and visiting a few off-site showrooms, we couldn’t help but find a few (hundred) toys that we got really excited about. Unfortunately, a lot of them don’t come out until the summer or fall, slated to be out in plenty... Read more »


Gifts for Pisces Women

February 20, 2014    |    By +
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The charming Pisces woman (Feb. 19 to Mar. 20) is a lovable romantic. Like her male counterpart, she is artistic and creative. She is known to have a dual nature—she can be secretive and mysterious, yet exciting. She loves experiencing new adventures! The Pisces woman is very loyal and will do what she can... Read more »


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Gifts for Pisces Men

February 19, 2014    |    By +
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The sensitive Pisces man (Feb. 19 to Mar. 20) is imaginative and creative. The sign’s symbol is two fish, representing a dual nature and go-with-the-flow attitude. He is very mysterious and sometimes has a temperamental side. Being a dreamer, he likes to be in his own fantasy world. He is very secretive and it... Read more »


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5 Trends for Toys in 2014

February 19, 2014    |    By +
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The American International Toy Fair is a treasure trove of playthings, with more than 1,000 toy manufacturers and distributors showing off their toys, from classics like puzzles to the latest software and video games. It’s not open to the public, but we get industry access for Gifts.com. Identifying what will be the hottest toys... Read more »


Gifts for Hockey Fans

February 18, 2014    |    By +
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Ice hockey may have originated in Canada, but there are plenty of Americans who enjoy watching, playing or coaching this fast-paced sport. This week, with the U.S. women’s Olympic hockey team advancing to a gold medal match and the unbeaten men’s team preparing for a quarterfinal, hockey is enjoying a skyrocketing popularity. The regular... 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.