Guru Resolution: Going Slow

January 7, 2013    |    By +
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2013 is my year of the slow cooker! I used to be the last person on earth who you would expect to dip a toe in the slow cooker pool, but here I go. It might seem a little odd to base a New Year’s resolution on a kitchen appliance, but I think getting... Read more »


Guru Resolution: Get in Shape

January 4, 2013    |    By +
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Happy 2013!! It’s a New Year, time to start over and put forth new goals to accomplish. While making resolutions can sometimes feel pointless, it’s important to set reasonable and attainable goals. While I’m not perfect, I try to set resolutions every year that I know are not out of reach.  My resolution this... Read more »


Guru Resolution: Dress Like a Lady

January 3, 2013    |    By +
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In previous years, I have chosen unattainable resolutions like eating healthier, losing weight, saving money, and becoming fluent in a second language. I’m not persistent in achieving these goals so they always end up falling by the wayside well before spring. This year, I want to choose a goal that I can actually accomplish... Read more »


Guru Resolution: Laugh More

January 2, 2013    |    By +
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  They say that laughter is the best medicine and I am ready to put that saying to the test in 2013. Psychology Today says that, “it lowers anxiety, boosts the immune system, and aids circulation.” All of that sounds great! So, this year is all about me seeing the bright side of life.... Read more »


Happy New Year!

January 1, 2013    |    By +
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Gifts.com wishes you a healthy, happy, and prosperous 2013. When the New Year starts, it’s a time to look forward to the future and to try to make a positive change in life. Over the next few days, you’ll get to hear about what each of our Gift Gurus resolves to do this year.... Read more »


Texting Etiquette: LOL, It’s About Time

December 31, 2012    |    By +
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We all text. It’s a part of 21st century life that is pretty much on par with say, breathing. But, there are some rules that need to be set so that people know when texting is appropriate and when it does more harm than good. The time that we spend with each other is... Read more »


The New Rules of Re-Gifting

December 28, 2012    |    By +
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The holidays are over and you have opened all of your gifts for better or worse. Now you have to decide what to do with the ones that just didn’t hit the mark this time around. We tend to feel guilty about throwing these gifts out, or selling them for money. But, what other option is... Read more »


How to Say “Thank You”? Christmas Edition

December 27, 2012    |    By +
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  So many people ask me, “what’s the proper way to thank someone for a gift?” During the holidays you actually have it pretty easy, so don’t panic. Handwritten thank you notes are the very best way to show appreciation for a gift. But in this day and age many of us don’t have... Read more »


Perfectly Romantic Pinterest Contest!

December 26, 2012    |    By +
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We are at it again. This time, You can win a $500 shopping spree by creating the most Perfectly Romantic Pinterest board. So, start your search for the most festive, frilly, and fabulous romantic images you can find for your chance to win. Whether you are into hearts or lace, vintage or modern, red... Read more »


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Meet the Gurus


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.