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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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Gifting News from Around the Web

December 2, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Hello gifters! You made it, you survived Black Friday, lived through Cyber Monday, and now it’s finally December and you’re already exhausted. I know I am. But this year, not only will I be doing all of my gift shopping online,  but I promised myself I wouldn’t wait til the last minute like I... Read more »


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Cyber Monday Discount Round-Up!

November 28, 2011    |    By +
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Cyber Monday Discount Round-Up!

With Cyber Monday, you get the best of both worlds. Major discounts and deals from your favorite retailers and stores, and the best part, you get to score all the savings from the comfort of your own home or office (if you’re shopping on your lunch break like myself). After all, no one wants... Read more »


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Announcing the 2011 Giftee Winners!

November 28, 2011    |    By +
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Announcing the 2011 Giftee Winners!

Today, we’re happy to announce the WINNERS of the 2011 Giftee Awards! Winning gifts in this year’s 10 unique categories were nominated and ultimately decided on by you, the public; tapping into the collective conscience of gift givers across the United States. The “Giftees” awards exceeded expectations with over 15,000 site visitors and 5000... Read more »


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Stocking Stuffers for Everyone

November 22, 2011    |    By +
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Stocking Stuffers for Everyone

With Black Friday less than a week away and everyone rushing around to track down deals and the best-selling gear, it’s the stocking stuffer gifts that end up being an afterthought. Why do you think stores stock tiny impulse buys right near the register? So instead of stuffing their stocking with batteries and and... 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!"

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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.