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Gifts for Your Teen Valentine

January 25, 2011    |    By +
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Gifts for Your Teen Valentine

Let’s face facts: teens shouldn’t take Valentine’s Day too seriously or spend too much money. That’s why I put together this list of Valentine’s Day gifts for Teen girls that are affordable and thoughtful. My favorite is the pink plush version of the hugely popular Domo character. It’s the perfect way for a crush... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

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

Just because the holiday season is over, doesn’t mean things have slowed down at the Gifts Headquarters. We’re busy bees prepping for Valentine’s Day and the many trade shows on the horizon where we will be scooping out the coolest gifts for 2011, so stay tuned! While we munch away on our newly acquired... Read more »


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Hot! Hot! Hot!

January 21, 2011    |    By +
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It might be 24 degrees outside. And it seems like there has been a foot of snow on the ground for a month, but here’s one to make you feel a little bit more toasty. The just-released “The Sriracha Cookbook: 50 “Rooster Sauce” Recipes that Pack a Punch” turns up the heat with dozens... Read more »


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Sites We Love: Stylebakery Teen

January 20, 2011    |    By +
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Sites We Love: Stylebakery Teen

What can I say? As the teen trend editor at Gifts.com I “heart” Stylebakeryteen.com. I’ve been following them for years and always turn to them for the most up to date insight on the world of teens. From fashion and beauty trends to what celebs are in and who is out, they’ve got their... Read more »


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New Kid on the Block

January 19, 2011    |    By +
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New Kid on the Block

What happens when you combine the two favorite interests for boys, Ninjas and Legos? You get Ninjagos, the newest brick set and game from Lego. Unlike most Lego sets, Ninjagos are designed for battle.  Along with playsets and vehicles, it’s all about mastering the art of “spinjitzu”. You can collect different Ninjago Spinners and... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Why the Brits Love Tea

January 18, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Why the Brits Love Tea

As a typical Brit, I am a huge tea fan. 165 million cups of tea are drunk every day in Britain, working out at over 60 billion cups a year! Many Brits stand by the idea that ‘a cup of tea solves everything’. There are even books, blogs, Facebook sites and tees dedicated it.... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

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

Well we’re off for a long weekend. For those of you who have off work on Monday, Martin Luther King Day is also MLK Service Day. Help celebrate and commemorate this special today by doing some good in your neighborhood. See details HERE, on how to help out. In the meantime, enjoy the break,... Read more »


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Hello Kitty for Sephora

January 14, 2011    |    By +
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Hello Kitty for Sephora

One of the most iconic, and I should say girly-est brands out there, Hello Kitty has launched an exclusive make-up collection for Sephora. And it’s about time. I’m a total sucker for cute packaging, so naturally I find myself thinking, yes, as a grown woman I do need to own a cat-shaped compact. The... Read more »


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On the Rocks

January 13, 2011    |    By +
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On the Rocks

There are those who love to entertain and those who aspire to entertain, luckily this cocktail guide is for both types.  Both a helpful guide and a beautiful coffee table book, Vintage Cocktails is sure to inspire the mixologist within you.  It’s time to retire the cosmos and vodka tonics and embrace the Singapore... Read more »


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Sound Off

January 12, 2011    |    By +
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Sound Off

These uber cool portable speakers shaped like designer vinyl toys let creative types share their music in style. My personal favorite, Mobi Skully, has that universally trendy and cute kitty skull and bones motif that’s perfect for edgy young guys or girls. Mobi works with various artists to create this line of toy speakers... 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.