Gifts for Teens

Gifts for the Lego Lover

February 7, 2014    |    By +
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With the opening of “The Lego Movie,” the first full-length feature showcasing Legos, the little blocks are enjoying a true moment in the sun. Not that Legos have ever gone out of fashion. After all, there’s such a sense of satisfaction when you press one Lego block into another and feel them click snugly... Read more »


Valentine’s Gifts for Your Boyfriend

February 5, 2014    |    By +
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If you are the proud possessor of a boyfriend, I congratulate you: you are in a sweet spot, relationship-wise. You’ve both found someone great enough to forsake all others for the time being. You may even be bandying the L-word around. But you still don’t mind too much when he leaves the cap off... Read more »


One-of-a-Kind Valentine’s Day Gifts

February 4, 2014    |    By +
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Love doesn’t happen every day–and it doesn’t happen to just anyone. So when a day comes along—like Valentine’s Day—that lets me celebrate those I love, I dream of gifts that are as unique and special as they are. I can tell you how I’m going to achieve this, in a single word: personalization. It... Read more »


The Weirdest Valentine’s Day Gifts

February 4, 2014    |    By +
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When it comes to gift ideas, it’s pretty hard to stump us at Gifts.com. There’s no gifting scenario that we haven’t come across, including 2013′s holiday mashup, Thanksgivukkah. So we can handle gift-related challenges. At least, so we thought. Yet after we surveyed more than 1,200 adults across America for our Gifts.com survey, we... Read more »


Meet the Artist: Akiyo Pham, My Dear Darling

January 27, 2014    |    By +
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We are pleased to introduce the artist behind a new line we’re carrying at the Gifts.com shop, My Dear Darling. Akiyo Pham is from San Mateo, Calif. Her line of adorable plush penguins, animal-themed pillows and illustrated works of art have captured hearts all over the United States, so we asked Pham if she... Read more »


The 5 Most Popular Posts of 2013

January 1, 2014    |    By +
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It’s hard to believe that 2013 is all wrapped up, but yes, it’s true!  Call me sentimental, but I like to take this time of year to reflect on all that came and went over the last 12 months. I’m also a sucker for all those “Best Of” lists you see at this time... Read more »


Last Minute Gifts To The Rescue

December 19, 2013    |    By +
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For the shopping procrastinators out there who have not yet drafted their Christmas lists, a feeling of panic is settling in as the countdown to Christmas continues. You might realize, there are so many people on your list—your significant other, parents, siblings, cousins, aunts, uncles, friends, co-workers— it’s starting to become a really long... Read more »


Gifts for Animal-Lovin’ Teenagers

December 13, 2013    |    By +
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Animals quickly become like family to us (as anyone with a furry friend can attest). And we have a lot of fuzzy family members: there are 83.3 million dogs and 95.6 million cats living as pets in the United States, according to the Humane Society. Teens seem particularly prone to loving pets and animals.... Read more »


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10 Big Ideas for Christmas Stockings

December 11, 2013    |    By +
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Traditionally, Christmas stockings held small, seasonal treats, like nuts, an orange and a shiny copper penny. Most people still hold fast to this tradition, choosing petite, useful items, like lip balm, tissue packets and a magazine, as stocking stuffers. But don’t overlook a stocking’s potential to as a place to stash a wallop of... Read more »


7 Ways to Deal With December Birthdays: A How-To Guide for Parents

December 7, 2013    |    By +
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For parents who have kids born in December, you’ve undoubtedly got a unique challenge on your hands. December-born kids often find their birthdays falling within a winter break, so they never get to bring cupcakes to school or have their locker decorated by classmates on their actual birthday, and chances are their friends will... 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.