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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Win $500 for creating the most perfectly romantic Pinterest Board.

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 »


A Short History of Dolls

December 26, 2012    |    By +
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Dolls have been around for millennia, with the first appearing a staggering 15,000 years ago. Since then, they have been, bought, collected and given as gifts to people of all ages for a variety of different cultural and customary reasons. Here is a short history of dolls, explaining some of the interesting and unusual... Read more »


Merry Christmas from Gifts.com

December 25, 2012    |    By +
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The big day is finally here! We hope that you, your family, and your friends enjoy sharing the holiday spirit today. Merry Christmas! From, The Gifts.com Gift Gurus         Christmas tree image from: http://gilbea.blogspot.com/2008_12_01_archive.html Merry Christmas garland from: http://lovingwallpaper.blogspot.com/2011/12/merry-christmas-banner.html Read more »


Happy Birthday Capricorn!

December 24, 2012    |    By +
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As the tenth sign, Capricorns are ambitious and reliable. They always try to get to the top, and with their conscientious and patient nature, they’ll probably make it. Their home is filled with photos of the entire family and they cannot get enough of fine art, ceramics, clocks, and watches. For their birthday celebration,... Read more »


FREE Gift Tags, Letters to Santa, & More Fun!

December 23, 2012    |    By +
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FREE Gift Tags, Letters to Santa, & More Fun!

It seems like it comes earlier every year, but the Holiday shopping season is upon us. Now here’s the good news….it’s still early. And with a solid gift shopping plan, there will be no need to do any panicked gift purchasing this year. So the big question now ….”where do I start”? The first... Read more »


Holiday Treats You Can Make and Eat

December 22, 2012    |    By +
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Fun Edible Projects

The best part about the holidays are the yummy treats you get to eat with the family but it is even better when the whole family gets together to create their own treats  too! The most classic edible project of all for the holidays is a Gingerbread Candy Cottage Kit ! It is easy... Read more »


10 Gifts in 5 Minutes

December 21, 2012    |    By +
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Listen folks, we are getting down to the wire on holiday shopping time. With just a few days left to go, you need some serious strategy to get those final gifts purchased, wrapped, and delivered. Though we’d love to spend oodles of time hopping from store to store in search of that one very... Read more »


Holiday Cocktail Party Rescue Plan

December 20, 2012    |    By +
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Patron Sweet Dreams Cocktail Recipe

If you are like me, you have a lot of cocktail parties to attend, and hopefully one to host before the holidays are through. That means I don’t have a lot of time to plan anything. But, thanks to my friends at Patron and Sony we all will at least have some amazing cocktails... 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.