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Festive St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

March 15, 2013    |    By +
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This weekend we will be raising our glasses high and toasting green cocktail concoctions to go along with our “Irish” attitudes; because let’s face it, on St. Patrick’s Day, everyone has a little Irish in them! We’ve listed out our favorite St. Patty’s Day inspired cocktails that would be perfect for any festivities you... Read more »


Spring Trend: Succulents

March 15, 2013    |    By +
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When it comes to gardening, I lack three major ingredients to make it happen: 1) a backyard 2) sunlight 3) a green thumb.  Luckily, one of the latest greenery trends, succulents, allows me to fill my apartment with thriving plants without those prerequisites. In layman’s terms, succulent plants usually have meatier leaves & shorter roots... Read more »


Crazy Reasons to Celebrate March

March 13, 2013    |    By +
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March is one of those weird, in between months for holidays. If you’re Irish, there’s St. Patrick’s Day, but if not, March can feel more like the month after Valentine’s Day than a month to celebrate. But, don’t fret. The question at hand here isn’t what you should be celebrating this month; it’s what shouldn’t you be celebrating?... Read more »


Spring Beauty Trend: Brilliant Braids

March 12, 2013    |    By +
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Braided hair has been a huge trend in the last few years. Tired of the simplest of braids, fashionistas and designers alike have championed the newest and freshest hair looks by twisting hair in unthinkably amazing ways. All over the spring runways were unique looks inspired by the classic hair plait. Fishtails, the milkmaid... Read more »


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Daylight Saving Time: Spring Forward!

March 10, 2013    |    By +
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Though most of us attribute Daylight Saving Time to Benjamin Franklin, it was actually entomologist and astronomer George Vernon Hudson who put the concept on the map more than a century after Franklin birthed the idea. And he did so in order to collect bugs! Hudson was a postal worker by day and an... Read more »


7 Lucky Charms for St. Patty

March 7, 2013    |    By +
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While I was thinking of what to write about for the fairly un-giftable occasion of St. Patrick’s Day, I got fixated on the idea of luck. What is luck? Some believe in the old adage, “Luck favors the well prepared.” But what does “prepared” mean anyway? Well, I did some research and apparently if... Read more »


Simple Gift Toppers That WOW

March 4, 2013    |    By +
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Not surprisingly, I love giving gifts. That said, I’m not super crafty and am no gift-wrapping aficionado. But, one easy way to zip-up a bland box is by adding fun and unique gift toppers. There are a million directions to take here, but think either “decorative” or “mini-gift”. A creatively topped package really enhances... Read more »


Little Somethings For Small Spaces

February 28, 2013    |    By +
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I am in the early stages of redecorating my NYC apartment (translation – small space) It’s a great time to give an old space a facelift, since home trends are showing a lot of mixing different styles together for a more eclectic feel.  I am trying to add in some modern elements along with... Read more »


Phablets: what are they and why do I want one?

February 27, 2013    |    By +
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With the tech and gadget world evolving at a dizzying pace, it’s sometimes hard to keep up with all the products and technology. But a new and quickly growing class of products is actually pretty easy to understand…although it’s not that easy to say. The “phablet” is a hybrid device that combines the utility... Read more »


Happy Birthday Pisces!

February 19, 2013    |    By +
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Today marks the first day of celebrating Pisces’ birthday and as such, I would like to reflect on some of the characteristics that our aquatic friends have. People born to the water sign are usually thought to have gentle minded, understanding and affectionate personality traits. They are generally easygoing people who offer unconditional love,... 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.