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Kick Start those Resolutions

December 28, 2011    |    By +
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Kick Start those Resolutions

Now that the holiday season is over, you no longer have a viable excuse for eating that much fruitcake. After all that overindulgence it’s time to revert back to some more conservative eating patterns, but it’s always harder each year. New Year’s resolutions really get kept, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth trying.... Read more »


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Books for Everyone on Your List

December 21, 2011    |    By +
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Books for Everyone on Your List

Everyone has their “signature gift”. It’s that one type of gift you love to give almost as much as you love to get. For me, I always like to give books to my friends and family. As an avid reader and “Gift Guru” I buy a lot of books throughout the year and save... Read more »


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Last Minute Christmas Shopping Dates and Details

December 16, 2011    |    By +
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Last Minute Christmas Shopping Dates and Details

What you need to know about shopping Last Minute! All is not lost! We’ve got the scoop on all the shipping dates, store hours and last minute deals all in one place. Now’s the time to get your gifting on. Buy online, pick up in-store is the new thing this year! Everybody is offering... Read more »


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Beauty Gifts for Spa Lovers

December 15, 2011    |    By +
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Beauty Gifts for Spa Lovers

This holiday season give the gift of relaxation. Every women need a little luxury in her life, and what better way to lift her spirits and battle SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) then with a pampering spa gift. Perfumes can be tricky since most women have their favorite, but a bath or skin care set... Read more »


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Alternative Holiday Wreaths

December 14, 2011    |    By +
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Alternative Holiday Wreaths

There’s nothing more fun then prepping your home for the holidays. You put on some festive music, make some treats and break out the tinsel! But like any type of home decor, everyone has their taste and style. Some like flashy accents, others like to go a more subtle route. And one of the... Read more »


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Introducing our Newest Addition to the Gifts Team!

December 13, 2011    |    By +
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Introducing our Newest Addition to the Gifts Team!

We’d like to introduce you to the newest member of our Gifts team, Elizabeth, aka Liz T! Christmas isn’t even over yet and we already know we’d barely make it through the season without her. So as part of the “hazing” process, we asked Liz to share with us and the Giftrap community, what... Read more »


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A Hoodie with Headphones

December 12, 2011    |    By +
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A Hoodie with Headphones

Sometimes you come across a product and think, “I can’t believe this didn’t exist before!”. That’s how I felt when I discovered this soft knit hoodie where the drawcord IS functioning earphones. Old Navy has already sold out of their insanely popular Techno Hoodies online which feature a similar built-in headphone feature, so lucky... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

December 9, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

By now you’re wrapping up the last of your presents and sitting contently staring at all of your finished holiday cards.  If this sounds more like a dream than a reality, then we’re in the same boat. I’ve only just scratched the surface of my holiday shopping and preparation, so I won’t be sipping... Read more »


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Gifts that Scream ’2011′

December 9, 2011    |    By +
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Gifts that Scream ’2011′

We all love looking back at those pictures that are “so” 80s or “so” 90s, but what will we look back and say “so 2011″ about? Well, the 2011 Giftee Awards asked people across the country to nominate what they think will be Time Capsule Gifts of 2011. We’re happy to share the Top... Read more »


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Add Some Sparkle and Shimmer to your Style

December 7, 2011    |    By +
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Add Some Sparkle and Shimmer to your Style

Tis’ the season to shine! Everywhere you look, there’s sequins, glitter and metallics making heads turn. With plenty of holiday parties on the horizon, there are plenty of reasons to add a little sparkle to your look. But like with all trends, it’s all about moderation. You don’t want to show up wearing sequins... 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.