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New Year’s Resolutions: How’s it Going?

January 8, 2014    |    By +
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Whew—we made it! 2013, done and dusted. 2014: beautiful blank slate. I always make a New Year’s resolution (or three. Why stop at one?). But I’ve wondered whether they really work—so I asked clinical psychologist John Norcross, author of Changeology: 5 Steps to Realizing Your Goals and Resolutions. Norcross, who has been studying the... Read more »


Three Kings Day

January 6, 2014    |    By +
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Epiphany is a Christian holiday the 12th day after Christmas, on Jan. 6. It celebrates the idea of the revelation of the birth of Jesus to the world at large. In the biblical story, the three kings, or Magi, follow a star that has appeared over Bethlehem. They discover Mary and the newly born... 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 »


The Best Hangover Gifts

January 1, 2014    |    By +
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Happy New Year! Oh, did I say that a little too loud? Sorry! If you woke up this morning feeling the wrath of grapes, the Irish flu, the hurtin’, if you are red-eyed and bushy tongued, well, you’re not alone.  We can help you with some gift suggestions for these, shall we say, “post-refreshment”... Read more »


The 5 Most Popular Gifts of 2013

December 31, 2013    |    By +
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It’s hard to believe that 2013 is all wrapped up, but it is 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, both personally and professionally. So I put together a couple of GiftRap blog posts to... Read more »


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Champagne Gifts for New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2013    |    By +
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I love New Year’s Eve. Love it. It’s not just the feeling of a year’s worth of blank-slate possibility—it’s the short-term prospect of major sparkle. The lights, the sequins, the sparklers … and last, but not least, the champagne. In celebration of all that lies ahead for us this year, I picked out six... Read more »


Kwanzaa Gift Ideas

December 26, 2013    |    By +
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Kwanzaa (Dec. 26 to Jan. 1) is a spiritual and joyous occasion celebrated in the African-American community. Kwanzaa was created in 1966 and introduced to reinforce seven basic values of African culture. These values are the called the Nguzo Saba, which in Swahili means the Seven Principles. Each of the seven days of Kwanzaa... Read more »


Gifts for Capricorn Women

December 24, 2013    |    By +
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Practical, fashion forward and ambitious, the Capricorn woman (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) is discriminating to say the least. The opposite of frivolous, this powerhouse and natural leader prefers quality—not quantity. Think one cashmere shawl instead of five ill-fitted synthetic (gasp!) sweaters. She knows, after all, that first impressions count. Whether she is heading... Read more »


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Holiday Gift Guide for Travel Lovers

December 20, 2013    |    By +
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Many families are counting down the days right now, not only to Christmas but also to their post-Christmas vacation. So if you’re still looking for last minute gift ideas and stocking stuffers, consider a travel related gift. I work with MiniTime.com, a comprehensive, family vacation-planning resource, and we came up with a list of... 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 »


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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.