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Don’t Forget: Daylight Saving Time is Sunday!

March 9, 2012    |    By +
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Don’t Forget: Daylight Saving Time is Sunday!

It is that time of year again where we all begrudgingly lose an hour of sleep in order to appreciate another hour of sunlight in the evening. My favorite part about turning the clocks ahead is that it means we’re that much closer to spring! Here’s a little history lesson for you. The US... Read more »


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Luck O’ the Irish Guide

March 8, 2012    |    By +
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Luck O’ the Irish Guide

St. Patrick’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. It’s a day of celebration, Guinness, and fun times with family and friends. Traditionally, people do not think of St. Patrick’s Day as a gifting holiday, but as Gift Gurus we have come up with a list of luck to help you give in true... Read more »


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Cruising Along….Essentials for Deck Side Spring Break

March 6, 2012    |    By +
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Cruising Along….Essentials for Deck Side Spring Break

What vacation spots do you think of when you hear the words Spring Break? Probably a hot spot in Cancun, right? Wrong! We’re all about hopping on a cruise ship and I’m going to show you what they’ll need to make a splash!   #1: Swimsuits for lounging, tanning, and white-sand beach excursions. #2... Read more »


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What’s in a Name…

March 5, 2012    |    By +
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What’s in a Name…

It’s Fun Facts About Names Day! Yup, there is pretty much a “Day” for anything and everything if you look hard enough! So, I came up with a few “fun” facts to share. For instance, since 1880, there are only 3 male names that have remained in the top 25 of names given to... Read more »


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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

March 2, 2012    |    By +
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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

When you think of your favorite childhood book growing up more than likely at least one of them was written by the most famous doctor of all time, Dr. Seuss. With the upcoming new Dr. Seuss movie The Lorax just days away I thought it would be fun to give some fun facts about... Read more »


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Gift Guru Approved: EarPollution CS40s Headphones

February 29, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Guru Approved: EarPollution CS40s Headphones

    The Gift: EarPollution CS40s Chromatone Headphones by iFrogz (available now for around $50) The Scoop: Quality headphones are a consumer electronic necessity, so I’m always on the hunt for the next great pair. For me, the ultimate pair of headphones strike a balance of super sound, supreme comfort, exceptional value and eye-catching... Read more »


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It’s Leap Day!

February 29, 2012    |    By +
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It’s Leap Day!

Make today all about you! I have to say, it is slim pickings when it comes to famous people born on Leap Day. The only two I could find that you may have heard of are Dinah Shore (Actress, Singer, Talk Show Host) and Anthony (Tony) Robbins (Motivational Speaker/Infomercial Guru) So, it might be... Read more »


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It’s National Tooth Fairy Day!

February 28, 2012    |    By +
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It’s National Tooth Fairy Day!

  Today is National Tooth Fairy Day! While it’s not a very gift-able occasion, National Tooth Fairy Day does give us a second to pause and think about one or our favorite mythical bearers of gifts! Sure, Santa and the Easter Bunny grab most of the headlines, but as a child, there was definitely... Read more »


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Oscar Night Entertaining

February 24, 2012    |    By +
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Oscar Night Entertaining

Lights! Camera! Action! The 84th Annual Academy Awards Want to host your own Oscars party? We can help. Make the party look effortless and inspired by “Best Picture” nominees: War Horse, Midnight in Paris, The Tree of Life, The Descendants, The Help, The Artist, Moneyball, and Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. Before serving your... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Laurie Schacht the Toy Insider Mom

February 17, 2012    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Laurie Schacht the Toy Insider Mom

Toy Guru Laurie Schacht gave us her sage prediction about the toys of 2012 from the floor of the Toy Industry Association’s 2012 Toy Fair in New York City! Laurie is co-Publisher of The Toy Insider and CTO (chief toy officer) for The Toy Book and The Licensing Book, as well as the contributing... 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.