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Best Gifts Made in the USA: 2012 Giftee Awards Top 10

November 8, 2012    |    By +
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They are here! With your help, we found the best of the best in 10 amazing gift categories. And, big thanks to the help of the Giftee Awards Judges in trimming down the nominees from over 5,000 total to 10 for each category. Trust me when I say that there were SO many others we... Read more »


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Last Chance to Cast Your Votes for the 2012 Giftees

November 7, 2012    |    By +
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Want $1000 to spend however you like? Then, you need to hustle over to http://giftees.gifts.com/vote to vote on the Best Gifts of the Year in 10 fun categories before the end of the day Friday, November 9th! We’re giving away a $1000 shopping spree & an iPad to one lucky winner each for voting... Read more »


Vote with Pride on Election Day

November 6, 2012    |    By +
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Did you vote for the Presidential election? If you did head out to the polling center or sent in your absentee ballot, please share this image with your friends on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter. Be sure to mention us in your post so that we can see how far our image travels! Today is... Read more »


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Election Day Fun

November 5, 2012    |    By +
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Tuesday, November 6th marks Election Day. President and Vice-President Barack Obama and Joe Biden are being challenged by Republican candidates Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. Of course this can mean lots of debating between friends and family, but I choose to think of it as a fun time to celebrate your favorite candidates! Not... Read more »


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50 Days Until Christmas!!!

November 4, 2012    |    By +
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It’s hard to believe but today marks 50 days until Christmas!  We at Gifts.com pretty much never stop thinking about Christmas and we get especially excited when we hit the 50 day mark. We have done all sorts of homework to help your holiday shopping and celebrating be as simple as pie (or simpler!).... Read more »


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First Thanksgiving Checklist

November 1, 2012    |    By +
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A few years ago, I was thrilled to be hosting my first Thanksgiving. I had no idea what that logistically entailed, I was just happy to be having friends and family at my house for the big meal. I’ve been exploring cooking multi-course meals for large groups for a while and I can honestly... Read more »


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Happy Halloween!

October 31, 2012    |    By +
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The Gifts.com Gift Gurus hope that you have a safe and happy Halloween! Here are some fun images to celebrate. Find these images here: http://crazy-frankenstein.com/happy-halloween-wallpapers.html http://tradingphrases.com/happy-halloween-bats.html http://simple-folk.blogspot.com/2011/10/happy-halloween.html   Read more »


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Halloween Safety Tips

October 30, 2012    |    By +
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Tomorrow is Halloween and kids are all ready to dress up and head out to get as much candy as they possibly can. Before your kids go out trick or treating talk to them about safety so a fun day doesn’t turn into a tragedy. Here are some helpful Halloween safety tips from the... Read more »


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Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

October 26, 2012    |    By +
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  We are down the 11th hour and even though I love Halloween, I am still without a costume! If you are like me and are desperate for a quick change into something festive, I have some emergency costume ideas to save the day. The kids can’t have all the fun! T-shirt Costumes –... Read more »


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Singing Wine Glasses are the Toast of the Town

October 24, 2012    |    By +
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  You know you have tried it before, everybody does it at least once. Call it peer pressure, curiosity, showmanship or just annoying behavior. Bottom line, we have all tried to make a crystal glass “sing,” resulting in scorns from friends who hear nothing but noise. That’s what makes these Musical Wine Glasses so ingenious.... 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.