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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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A Rap is the Gift that Keeps Giving!

October 19, 2012    |    By +
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Custom rap songs written, produced and rapped for any special occasion are now a possibility! Do you or someone you know love hip hop? Or, do you just think it would be funny to give someone a personalized rap? Be prepared for a unique & fun way to say Happy Birthday, Congratulations or celebrate... Read more »


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Sweetest Day is October 20th!

October 18, 2012    |    By +
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  For those unaware, not unlike me, this October 20th is Sweetest Day. Primarily celebrated in areas surrounding the Great Lakes, Sweetest Day is a day to cherish both those you love as well as those less fortunate. Often referred to as another Valentine’s Day, Sweetest Day has turned into an occasion to dote... Read more »


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Gift Ideas for a Divorce Party

October 16, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Ideas for a Divorce Party

Divorce may be the end of a marriage, but it is the beginning of a new chapter in a woman’s life. Throwing a divorce party is a great way to move on and celebrate the new journey ahead. When you choose a gift for your friend take her personality and character into consideration, but... Read more »


Gift Guru Friday Recap!

October 15, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Guru Friday Recap!

We’re gonna use Monday to share how we ended up our Friday. After a long week, which included wrapping up the Giftees nominations and putting the finishing touches on the Gifts.com site re-design (….stay tuned!), we felt the need to let off a little steam. The situation called for….a Bloody Mary party! The Gift... Read more »


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You’re Invited To a Monster Bash!!

October 12, 2012    |    By +
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Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and what I love most of all is throwing a fun spooktacular event. This year I’m helping my sister throw a fun Halloween party for my nephew and all his friends. We picked a Halloween Fun House as our central theme for the party with lots of... Read more »


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Game-Day Ready: Homegating Done Right!

October 8, 2012    |    By +
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Game-Day Ready: Homegating Done Right!

Sports fans live for the fall. What’s not to like? Football is underway. Baseball’s second season has begins. Basketball pre-season is tipping off.  So now is a great time to do a quick refresher for an at-home tailgating, home-gating if you will, game plan. Here are a few ideas: One of my favorite game-day... Read more »


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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Gifts

October 3, 2012    |    By +
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and we’ve picked out some of our favorite products that raise awareness and donate funds to the search for a cure. The trend this year is definitely with beauty products that show your support while making you more beautiful than ever whether you’re a survivor, supporter or both.... Read more »


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Fall Pet Trends!

October 2, 2012    |    By +
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Fall Pet Trends!

Pets can celebrate this Fall in style! As we all get ready for the upcoming holidays, we cannot forget the most fun and spooky one of all, Halloween! According to Dara Foster, Pet Style Expert “It’s now very trendy for pets to dress like their owners because it is more socially acceptable and the... 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.