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My Must-Have Cookbook Compendium

December 20, 2010    |    By +
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My Must-Have Cookbook Compendium

Over the last few years I have become slightly obsessed with cooking, baking and eating. It’s a miracle that I haven’t had to replace my wardrobe, but I have had to replace my pots, knives and a few other odds and ends to get my kitchen in shape for serious preparations. One of the... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

December 17, 2010    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

The Christmas Crunch is on. Right about now we’re scrambling to finish up all of our last minute shopping and even doing a little DIY baking for some edible presents. Check out the latest fun links that have been making their way around the office. Free customized Twitter Wrapping Paper Wrap up your holiday... Read more »


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Best Wii Games of 2010

December 17, 2010    |    By +
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Best Wii Games of 2010

2010 may be remember as the year Wii’s dominance as the active-play video game system ended, but for me, this year will go down as a year the family-friendly console came through with some amazing- a little something for everyone.  Whether you’re into sports games, puzzles, retro (yet neo) classics or just plain old... Read more »


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G is for Gift

December 16, 2010    |    By +
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G is for Gift

Custom Gifts always lend themselves a personal touch, but now that it’s holiday shopping crunch time, there’s not always enough time to get things personalized. The solution? Initial themed gifts. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite gifts, many of which allow you to choose the letter of the recipients name without an extra... Read more »


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Apple’s Most Popular App in Plush Form!

December 16, 2010    |    By +
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Apple’s Most Popular App in Plush Form!

If you don’t know what Angry Birds is, it’s a an game application to be played on any smartphone, Droid, iPhone, iPod, or iPad and it has taken the world by storm. The game is easy enough for a child, but addicting enough to keep adults engaged until they collect all of the golden... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

December 10, 2010    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

We’re off holiday shopping this weekend, checking out all the beautiful window displays, and general merriment making. Here’s some fun gifty links from around the web. Happy Weekend. Spectacular Snowglobes you”ll want to hold on to. DIY Photo Wrapping Paper One word: Marshmellows! Happy Birthday Sagittarius Practical Gifts you’ll actually wish for Gift Guides... Read more »


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A Piece of Home

December 10, 2010    |    By +
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A Piece of Home

When I was a little girl, we always got a complicated puzzle for Christmas that took us most of holiday break to complete. I now see the genius behind this strategy because it kept us thinking and gave us something fun to do together as a family. So, when I saw these fun city... Read more »


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Ask A Guru: Teacher Gifts

December 8, 2010    |    By +
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Ask A Guru: Teacher Gifts

As Gift Guru’s, it’s our job to be able to solve all gifting dilemma’s big and small. We’re constantly fielding questions from friends, family and coworkers on how to track down the perfect gift. So we figure, why not share our expertise with all of you! If you’ve got a gift question, we’ve got... Read more »


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Gifts.com on Fox & Friends

December 8, 2010    |    By +
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In case you missed it, our very own Gift Guru Dana was on Fox & Friends this past Saturday to talk about the coolest and unique gifts out there for kids and adults. From a high-tech sled to trendy accessories, most of these gifts run under a $100. That will certainly help you keep... Read more »


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Super Sonic

December 3, 2010    |    By +
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Super Sonic

Having an iconic video game franchise is sometimes both a blessing and a curse. In the hits-driven business of video games, having a game title or brand that stands the test of time is a rarity and a really special achievement. At the same time, there is always the pressure of having to make... 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.