Gifts for Women

Five-Year Anniversary Gift Ideas

April 15, 2014    |    By +
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Has it really been FIVE YEARS since you said, “I do?” Congratulations. You’re no longer newlyweds. This milestone marks 1,725 days of building a solid foundation for many happy years ahead. It’s no coincidence that the traditional five-year wedding anniversary gift is wood. Trees soar to new heights, reach for the sun and grow... Read more »


Paying it Forward: The Etiquette on Regifting

April 14, 2014    |    By +
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For a show about “nothing,” Seinfeld certainly has had a lasting effect on our culture. The sit-com popularized innumerable terms, perhaps none more famous than the word “regifting,” as heard in “The Label Maker” episode (which first aired in 1995 but can often be seen in repeats). The concept is simple: you receive a... Read more »


8th Anniversary Gift Ideas–Bronze

April 9, 2014    |    By +
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For those of you impressive gift-givers who strictly follow the anniversary traditions, we applaud you (as I am sure do your significant others and all gifting recipients.) The traditional 8th anniversary gift category is bronze and pottery, while the modern take on the occasion calls for linens and lace. In sticking with tradition, we... Read more »


Gracious Gifts for Your Easter Hostess

April 8, 2014    |    By +
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I’m fairly certain that deviled eggs and pound cake were created specifically for Easter dinner in the South, so I’m impatiently counting the days until the holiday. Where I live, the azaleas are blooming riotously, the daffodils are already standing tall in their Easter bonnets, and—if the lines at the market are any indication—everyone’s... Read more »


Spring Gift Occasion Checklist

April 4, 2014    |    By +
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Last weekend, I showed up at a birthday party late. Really late, like 24 hours. Whoops. Realizing the party had been Saturday, not Sunday, we left the birthday present hanging on the doorknob of the darkened house, sent our friends a text, and slunk away. It’s easy to lose track of dates and days... Read more »


Win a Luxurious Prize Package for Mom!

April 4, 2014    |    By +
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She birthed you, burped you and changed your dirty diapers—now it’s time to thank mom for all her love by wrapping her in some luxurious gifts this Mother’s Day. She deserves it! Gifts.com will be rewarding one lucky winner a prize package of beautiful gifts in our “Wrap Her in Love” Giveaway. Prize consists... Read more »


They’re Engaged! To Gift or Not to Gift?

March 31, 2014    |    By +
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You’ve just heard the good news: your friend/cousin/neighbor/insert relationship here is engaged. It’s time to say congratulations! But how? Is a simple “I’m so happy for you!” enough or is a gift a mainstay of today’s engagement etiquette? I was confused—and so were those around me. To get to the bottom of the engagement... Read more »


5 Ways to Spot a Bacon Addict

March 31, 2014    |    By +
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It’s no secret that bacon is the meat du jour. But, has your child, spouse or significant other been swept up in the bacon mania? Are you wondering if there’s a full-blown bacon addiction going on? Baconfreak.com has compiled this list of five signs that someone is addicted to bacon. If you answer “yes”... Read more »


Drink Up! Spring Cocktail Recipes

March 28, 2014    |    By +
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Peeling off my coat and feeling the sun on my skin for the first time in months are just two of my favorite things about spring. My all-time favorite springtime happenings are the first gatherings with friends, where we relax al fresco, catch up on conversation and breathe in the fresh air. What is... Read more »


Gifts for Gardeners

March 28, 2014    |    By +
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Gardeners love spring. It’s when they finally get to shop for seeds and seedlings, get out the gardening tools, and start planting. If you’re shopping for someone with a green thumb, we’ve come up with four gifts, all sure to delight an avid gardener. To add an even brighter twist to your gift, try... 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.