Warm Winter Turkey Soup

January 30, 2013    |    By +
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With new year’s resolutions still fresh in our minds, most of us want to eat light to shed that holiday weight while still enjoying eating. My soups are always ‘stick to your ribs’ good without actually ‘sticking to your ribs’. Soups are the best way for me to watch what I eat without starving.... Read more »


NYIGF Inside Scoop – Bento Box Trend

January 29, 2013    |    By +
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We’re posting about the most unique, exciting and sure-to-be-popular gift ideas that we’re seeing while walking the New York International Gift Fair.  It is one of the biggest events of its kind in the world and it’s right here in our own back yard.  It’s also only open to media and buyers so read-on... Read more »


Top 10 Most Romantic Valentine’s Day Gifts

January 29, 2013    |    By +
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  Do you hear birds chirp when you see your sweetheart? Do you scribble off love notes before you go on a business trip or are going to miss morning coffee time? Do all of your friends get a kick out of how undeniably in love you two still are? Well you, my friend,... Read more »


Homegating How To: Holly Robinson Peete

January 28, 2013    |    By +
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Aside from the lucky few who scored tickets to the big game in New Orleans, most will be enjoying this year’s Super Bowl with friends in front of the TV. So how do we make the most of game day at home? For some help, we’ve enlisted the talents of Holly Robinson Peete. You... Read more »


2013 New York International Gift Fair

January 25, 2013    |    By +
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The New York International Gift Fair, also known as NYIGF to us insiders, is the king of all gift fairs. You will find more gifts under one roof here, than anywhere else in the USA. And it is right around the corner (January 26th – 30th)! NYIGF is the largest conference created exclusively for gift... Read more »


Pantone Color of the Year: Emerald Green

January 24, 2013    |    By +
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Now it’s not just Dorothy, we all are going to the Emerald City in 2013. In case you haven’t heard, emerald green is officially the biggest color of the year according to Pantone. Since 1963, “The PANTONE® name known worldwide as the standard language for color communication from designer to manufacturer to... Read more »


What’s In? Mason Is In!

January 23, 2013    |    By +
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The Gifts: Aladdin’s Spring 2013 Drinkware Line Up (available in stores April/May) The Scoop: Aladdin recently showcased some of the Spring 2013 products. The “Americana” trend is white hot and these beverage holders are kinda like the “comfort food” of drinkware. Here are two must-haves: The Original Insulated Mason Tumbler has such a retro,... Read more »


21st Century Tea Infusers

January 23, 2013    |    By +
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Few things are more enjoyable to me than sharing a cup of tea with a good friend when it’s cold outside. I fell in love with tea when I studied abroad in England, learned to love it even more when I taught English in China, and still love a simple cup of loose leaf... Read more »


Top 10 Cutest Hello Kitty Gifts!

January 22, 2013    |    By +
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After receiving a handful of questions about Hello Kitty products on the Gifts.com Facebook Page, I knew it was time to talk about my favorite character and products that we can all have fun collecting! Like all Hello Kitty fans, I have the basic bed sheets, pencil cases, and even hair accessories with her... 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.