Guest Gurus

Guest Guru: Matt O’Rourke from Cloud9Living.com

April 25, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Matt O’Rourke from Cloud9Living.com

We Gift Gurus like to throw around the words “Experiential Gifts” when it comes to giving a unexpected gift, but we sometimes forget not everyone is hip to our gifting lingo. We have entire map that allows you to search for a cool “gift of experience” by your location or your recipient’s location. Cool,... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Jen Swetzoff of Parenture.com

April 14, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Jen Swetzoff of Parenture.com

A mother, a writer and a seasoned traveler, Jen Swetzoff is certainly a jack of all trades. After visiting over 20 countries and 6 continents, she’s currently chronicling her most recent adventure…parenthood. Part parenting resource and travel guide, Parenture is where Jen regularly  shares her expertise as a former travel writer and new mom.... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Cold Weather Must-Have

January 24, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Cold Weather Must-Have

Even us Guru’s get stumped sometimes when it comes to finding great gifts. That’s when we turn to the greatest gifting resource of all: the Gifts team, to help us solve our gifting conundrums. This week’s edition of gifting guidance comes from Raina, a product manager by day, and newly minted mother by night.... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Kate Brown of the Daily Burn

January 7, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Kate Brown of the Daily Burn

Resolve to Keep Your Resolutions: Here’s How One third of Americans will break their New Year’s Resolutions by the end of January. When the holiday high wears off, it can be hard to stick to puritanical resolutions when that double mocha with extra whipped cream becomes us in from the cold. Here are some... Read more »


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Last Minute Shopping Guide

December 22, 2010    |    By +
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Last Minute Shopping Guide

Here to share her spot-on guide to Last Minute shopping is our newest member of the Gifts Team, Marcia Ryan. She’s searched high and low for every possible gifting solution come Christmas crunch time. From sales, shipping and even mobile apps, she’s got you covered this holiday season. Shipping Although ‘Free-shipping Day’ passed on... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Kate Brown of The Daily Burn

December 15, 2010    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Kate Brown of The Daily Burn

Kate Brown is an International Sports Science Association Certified Fitness Trainer at DailyBurn.com. She specializes in creating fitness programs that generate results and wellness lifestyle design that transforms people’s lives. Her fitness and nutrition tips are perfect for folks on-the-go, and have been published in Natural Health Magazine and various other publications. Secrets to... Read more »


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Guest Guru: My Favorite Gift

December 13, 2010    |    By +
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Guest Guru: My Favorite Gift

Even us Guru’s get stumped sometimes when it comes to finding great gifts. That’s when we turn to the greatest gifting resource of all: the Gifts team, to help us solve our gifting conundrums. This week’s edition of gifting guidance comes from Raina, a product manager by day, and newly minted mother by night.... 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.