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100 days until Christmas! Really?

September 15, 2012    |    By +
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100 days until Christmas! Really?

Yes, it’s true. Today officially marks 100 days until Christmas. Do you know what you’re buying as your Christmas gifts this year? It may sound crazy to even think of Christmas before November, but now is the time to start your shopping to avoid the last minute chaos and truly enjoy the holidays with... 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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Meet the Giftees Judges: Laurie Schacht

September 13, 2012    |    By +
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Meet the Giftees Judges: Laurie Schacht

Name: Laurie Schacht Title: The Toy Insider Mom CTO (Chief Toy Officer) Brand/Blog: The Toy Insider and The Toy Book Bio: Laurie is co-Publisher of The Toy Insider CTO (chief toy officer) for The Toy Book and The Licensing Book, as well as the contributing toy editor for Woman’s Day magazine, and Founder of... Read more »


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How to Buy Gifts for the Home? Home Gifts Ideas

September 12, 2012    |    By +
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How to Buy Gifts for the Home? Home Gifts Ideas

Women often spend hours searching for gifts when family or friends are celebrating a special occasion, and although we are known to enjoy the odd shopping trip (pardon the modesty), we’re somewhat less enthusiastic about the pressures of finding the perfect present for others. There’s nothing worse than walking into a store, not even... Read more »


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Game Day Entertaining: Guest Guru

September 10, 2012    |    By +
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Game Day Entertaining: Guest Guru

Dawn Sandomeno and Elizabeth Mascali are co-founders and owners of Party Bluprints Inc. and The Party Bluprints Blog, are lifestyle and entertaining experts, and co-authors of Plan to Party. Elizabeth and Dawn have been featured on NBC TODAY Show, Fox TV Good Day NY, Good Housekeeping, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, and Redbook to name... Read more »


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Age Appropriate Gifts for Grandparents

September 7, 2012    |    By +
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Age Appropriate Gifts for Grandparents

With Grandparents Day coming up on September 9th, it marks a great time to reflect on where you come from and think about all your grandparents have seen in their lifetimes. I’m a sucker for a historical, romantic tale so I love hearing stories from my grandparents. But, it’s not just a time to... Read more »


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Fall Pin to Win Contest Kicks Off Today!

September 6, 2012    |    By +
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Fall Pin to Win Contest Kicks Off Today!

  What do you want for fall? Why do we ask? Because we want to give it to you! That’s right, we’re at it again. Pin your favorite fall finds (under $100) from Gifts.com and you could win them! We’re selecting one winner each week who will get what they wish for. Celebrate the... Read more »


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NFL Kicks Off With New Fan Gear

September 5, 2012    |    By +
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NFL Kicks Off With New Fan Gear

With apologies to Madden NFL 13, the real journey to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans starts tonight. If you’re like me, you’ve been waiting for tonight for about seven months. So in honor of tonight’s kickoff, it’s time to literally gear up and hunker down for the next five months and indulge your... Read more »


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Unwrapped: Capture Holiday Memories in a Jar!

September 3, 2012    |    By +
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Unwrapped: Capture Holiday Memories in a Jar!

Product Review: The Gift:Bridgewater Jar Candles 17.6oz. from Bridgewater Candles (Available Fall 2012 for $24.95) The Scoop: End your busy day with the smell of Christmas memories with this great jar candle! This candle comes in a wide variety of fragrances such as “Dear Santa”, “Mistletoe Wishes”, and “Silent Night”. The new shape is... Read more »


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One Last Thing! 6 Things to do Before the End of Summer.

August 31, 2012    |    By +
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One Last Thing! 6 Things to do Before the End of Summer.

Our days of summer fun in the sun are numbered, but that’s not stopping us from enjoying every last minute that we have left. Here are a few things that the Gifts.com Gift Gurus want to do before the cool air sends us indoors for the winter. Tell us: What do you want to... 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.