Happy Valentine’s Day!

February 14, 2014    |    By +
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Did you start your day with a piece or two of chocolate? At my house, it’s a tradition to dive right in and savor a couple of bites of Valentine’s chocolate before the holiday really gets rolling. Quality control testing is … burp … very important! Later, we’ll unwrap the little trinkets the kids... Read more »


How to Care for Flowers: Tips from an Expert

February 13, 2014    |    By +
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A lot of people will be stopping to smell the roses on Valentine’s Day. According to CNN, 224 million roses were grown for Valentine’s Day in 2013, with people spending $1.9 billion on flowers for this holiday. The most popular type of flower? Red roses, purchased by 51 percent of people buying flowers for... Read more »


Win one of five $100 gift certificates in the “Cabin Fever” Giveaway!

February 12, 2014    |    By +
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You know the signs and symptoms: the four walls start to close in, you can’t recall a day that didn’t involve thermal underwear or a minus sign before the temperature. All your friends have been felled by it. And you worry you’re succumbing, too. Yes,  you’ve got the fever:  cabin fever! We feel your... Read more »


How To Get Your Guy (And Get Him A Gift While You’re At It)

February 12, 2014    |    By +
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Shopping for gifts for men should be an Olympic sport. Seriously. It’s the hardest thing some of us do all year. Where can we look to connect with the male psyche when we are thinking about gifts? How can we tap into their wishes when they, more often than not, don’t want to reveal... Read more »


Make It a Funny Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2014    |    By +
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Laughter elevates your mood, decreases stress and boosts energy. Humor also plays an important role in forging new relationships—and making them last. When my husband and I took that hike, lost the trail and ended up scrambling down a cliff to make our dinner reservations, we laughed until we cried late into the night.... Read more »


Valentine’s Gifts for Your Husband

February 11, 2014    |    By +
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I’m proud to say I’ve been married almost 19 years … and not proud to say that Valentine’s Day is often a day that comes and goes without much fanfare in our household. Even though stores start stocking shelves with pink and red goodies the day after Christmas, Valentine’s Day is a holiday that... Read more »


Edible Valentines

February 10, 2014    |    By +
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At pivotal moments in my life, there has been food. At Christmas I smell homemade bread baking in my grandma’s kitchen, and how I loved the instantly melting butter on that first warm slice. Microwave popcorn will always translate into all-night study sessions with college friends, sushi is my first summer in Los Angeles,... Read more »


Olympic Inspired Fitness Gifts

February 10, 2014    |    By +
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If you’re like us, you’ve been glued to the set watching all the Olympic action in Sochi. Whether you like to watch the on-edge, thrilling events like alpine skiing and luge, or prefer the graceful figure skaters (maybe you even enjoy the quirkier sports, like curling), there are plenty of acts of athleticism to... Read more »


Gifts for the Lego Lover

February 7, 2014    |    By +
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With the opening of “The Lego Movie,” the first full-length feature showcasing Legos, the little blocks are enjoying a true moment in the sun. Not that Legos have ever gone out of fashion. After all, there’s such a sense of satisfaction when you press one Lego block into another and feel them click snugly... 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!"

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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.