Memorial Day Weekend: Fun in the Sun

May 25, 2011    |    By +
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Memorial Day Weekend: Fun in the Sun

As the official kick-off to summer draws near, people are making their last minute Memorial Day plans for the long weekend. While the original intention of the holiday is to honor fallen soldiers, it’s become more of a symbol of celebrating the American way of life. Whether that’s flocking to the beach, roasting hot... Read more »


Tide’s Loads of Hope

May 24, 2011    |    By +
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Tide’s Loads of Hope

Just watching footage from some of the recent tornadoes is terrifying enough. It’s impossible even to start to understand the fear and sadness these affected regions are now facing. Some may ask “How can I help?” One answer is through Tide’s Loads of Hope program. Loads of Hope is a very simple idea, but... Read more »


Daddy Scrubs

May 23, 2011    |    By +
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Daddy Scrubs

With Father’s Day quickly approaching (June 19th!), I’d like to give a gifting shout-out to a certain type of dad who deserves a little extra attention. I’m talking about the “soon-to-be” or “brand-new” dad. There are two great reasons why these types of dads deserve an extra tip of the cap. First and foremost,... Read more »


Gifting News from Around the Web

May 20, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

April Showers bring May…more showers. We survived another week of wacky weather along with some hot gossip from the Terminator, prepared for the rapture, and in lighter news, Gifts.com was on The View! Since we’re all just counting down the days until the long Memorial Day weekend, here are some fun links to tie... Read more »


Easy S’mores Maker: A Summer Essential

May 20, 2011    |    By +
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Easy S’mores Maker: A Summer Essential

There are certain things that will always remind us of summer. Hot dogs, Baseball, Fireflies, Lemonade, and ewy-gooey chocolatey s’mores. This time-honored campfire treat can now be made indoors, and without setting up a bonfire in your backyard. This microwavable S’Mores Maker is just one of the “Summer Essentials” that will be appearing on... Read more »


Back to Basics: Braids

May 19, 2011    |    By +
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Back to Basics: Braids

Braids are all the rage these days. You can’t flip open a magazine or walk down the street without seeing some stylish lady with her hair intricately braided. Full disclosure, I was always jealous of the girls in school with french braids.  Anytime I attempted to copy their look, it was like I had... Read more »


Gifts.com on The View!

May 17, 2011    |    By +
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Gifts.com on The View!

We are happy to say that we’re going to be featured on The View, The nations #1 morning talk show with all of our favorite hosts Whoopie Goldberg, Elizabeth Hasselback, Barbara Walters and Joy Behar, on Friday May 20th! They’re going to be talking with Jenn Falik, beauty & style expert, about Summer Essentials.... Read more »


Q and A a Day: 5-Year Journal

May 16, 2011    |    By +
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Q and A a Day: 5-Year Journal

Once you reached past the age of 16, it becomes more and more difficult to keep a journal. I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s promised themselves at New Years to start jotting down my memories in a daily journal. But where to begin? I know my memory is fresh now, but come... Read more »


Gifting News from Around the Web

May 13, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Greeting gift enthusiasts! It’s been awhile since we’ve done a round-up, but we have a good excuse! We’ve been busy sharing our “gifting wisdom” with the masses. Guru Dana S recently showed off her favorite Graduation Gift picks on Pix 11, and we’ll be popping up again on an even bigger morning talk show... 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.