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Get the Halloween Spirit on a Budget!

October 26, 2011    |    By +
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Get the Halloween Spirit on a Budget!

Halloween can be a lot of fun, but it can also get crazy expensive. Although we love the $1600 talking ghostly marble bust, we know that we’d rather save our pennies for presents in December. So, how do we conjure the spirit of Halloween without breaking the bank? Enter the Gifts.com “Halloween Thirteen” guide.... Read more »


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Eco-Chic Scotch Naturals Polish

October 25, 2011    |    By +
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Eco-Chic Scotch Naturals Polish

When it comes to being eco-friendly and a beauty junkie, it’s hard to find products that satisfy both these needs. I’m not a high-maintenance person, but I’m a sucker for a pretty polish. Just because it’s not flip-flop season, doesn’t mean I can’t have the perfect pedicure all year around. The problem is, most... Read more »


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The Ultimate Game Day Recipe

October 24, 2011    |    By +
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The Ultimate Game Day Recipe

In the colder months, in many ways chili is the ultimate “guy” food. Of course chili is loved by all, but you gotta admit guys certainly have more of an affinity towards than others. And what’s not to like? It’s got meat (…or at least I think  most chili should), it’s got serious bold... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

October 21, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Greetings fellow gifters! Are you as excited about this weekend as I am? Halloween is right around the corner and I still don’t have a costume, so if anybody wants to share any inspiring costume ideas, I’m all ears. And even though it’s not even November yet, I’m already inundated with Thanksgiving catalogs filled... Read more »


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Fun Family Food Projects for Halloween

October 21, 2011    |    By +
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Fun Family Food Projects for Halloween

What better way to get into the spooky spirit this Halloween then whipping up some fun and icky snacks for the family? So maybe the little ones aren’t up for Freddie Kruger just yet, but you can still scare up a good time with some fun food projects that are as easy to make... Read more »


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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 20, 2011    |    By +
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

There are a lot of worthy causes out there, but one that is near and dear to me is Breast Cancer Awareness. About 1 in 8 women will develop Breast Cancer over the course of their life, and it’s the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the U.S, second to skin cancer. So... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

October 14, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Hello Gifters! It’s been another busy week here, but a good kind of busy. We welcomed another addition to our judges panel for the Giftee Awards. What’s that you say? Well we haven’t been able to shut-up about it, but time is running out to nominate your favorite gift for 2011 and be entered... Read more »


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An Instant Party Kit for All Occasions

October 14, 2011    |    By +
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An Instant Party Kit for All Occasions

As a Gift Guru, the bar of expectations for gifts and party planning has been set high for my friends and family. Being a natural procrastinator, I’ve learned that to avoid sending gifts late or handling last minute occasions, it’s important to be prepared. My fellow Guru’s and I always like to say it’s... Read more »


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An Anniversary Gift that Gets Better with Age

October 11, 2011    |    By +
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An Anniversary Gift that Gets Better with Age

Here at Gifts, we like to think of every anniversary as a milestone and worthy of celebration. Whether you’re married or still dating, it’s important to take the time to show your loved one how much they’re appreciated. Like any gift, anniversary gifts are all about context and will differ for each type of... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

October 7, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Bottoms up, it’s Ocktoberfest! Raise your steins, your glasses, it’s been a long week and you’ve earned it. The Guru’s have been as busy as ever. We got to play with some toys all day, we shared our go-to Birthday presents that we like to have on hand in a pinch, AND.. drumroll please,... 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.