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Guru Approved: Energizer Carabiner LED Area Tent Light

September 12, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Approved: Energizer Carabiner LED Area Tent Light

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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New Travel Gadget for 2012: CamelBak All Clear Water Purifier

September 6, 2011    |    By +
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New Travel Gadget for 2012: CamelBak All Clear Water Purifier

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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Guru Approved: OXO Digital Meat Thermometer

August 24, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Approved: OXO Digital Meat Thermometer

The Gift: The OXO Digital Leave-In Meat Thermometer (available now for around $40) The Scoop: I have two hidden talents in the kitchen. First, I have the ability to overcook nearly everything. Unfortunately, hidden skill number two doesn’t help much as I’m fairly competent at under-cooking most things as well. Remedy? Cooking by temperature... Read more »


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The Ultimate Workout Headphones: Yurbuds

August 17, 2011    |    By +
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The Ultimate Workout Headphones: Yurbuds

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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Guru Approved: Thule Crossover Backpack

August 16, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Approved: Thule Crossover Backpack

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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Guru Approved: Runnur Shoulder Bag

August 10, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Approved: Runnur Shoulder Bag

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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Guru Review: Adidas Boat ClimaCool Shoes

July 7, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Review: Adidas Boat ClimaCool Shoes

For me, the Summer 2011 has been the summer of the boat shoe. No, not the retro, ironic, hipster style boat shoe, but the “Boat CC Lace” shoe from Adidas. Fusing summer style and great utility in and around water, the Boat CC Lace is a super summer accessory. The shoe is made out... Read more »


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The Ultimate Beach Accessory

June 21, 2011    |    By +
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The Ultimate Beach Accessory

With Father’s Day now behind us, we’re now heavily focusing on great gifts for the summer. One great summer gift I love is the Sand-Free Multimat from CGear which allows beach goers to make a sand-free area for themselves to fully enjoy long days at the beach. I love the beach, but the sand... Read more »


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Summer Casual Made Simple

June 3, 2011    |    By +
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Summer Casual Made Simple

It’s post-Memorial Day, so it’s time to start rotating in some of the summer wardrobe staples. There’s a lot of go-to summer gear which has been collecting dust for months, but now is the perfect time to break out the ‘ole reliables and possibly refresh with some new stuff. One staple every guy should... Read more »


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Higher LEGO Learning With the MBA

May 11, 2011    |    By +
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Higher LEGO Learning With the MBA

99.9% of the time “the next level” is a tired cliché to describe a well-intentioned but usually uninspired update of something. So when something truly is that “next level” you feel compelled to shout the news from the mountain tops. The LEGO Master Builder Academy is all about the next level and is 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.