Wicked Good BBQ Gift Idea For Dad

May 17, 2012    |    By +
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Wicked Good BBQ Gift Idea For Dad

  The Gift: “Wicked Good Barbeque” (available now for around $15) The Scoop: If authors Andy Husbands and Chris Hart ever invite you over for a meal, say “yes!” …immediately! Andy and Chris have been piling on Barbeque championships and accolades with mouth-watering regularity. They have now taken tons of their Barbeque knowledge and... Read more »


Guru & Dog Approved: Avant Garde Retractable Leash

May 16, 2012    |    By +
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Guru & Dog Approved: Avant Garde Retractable Leash

The Product: Avant Garde Retractable Leash matte collection (available now for around $30) Where to Buy it: 26 Bars & a Band.com The Review:  Dog approved! I was lucky enough to get to test a sample of the latest retractable leash, with the help of my schitzu Donald. We took this new product to the... Read more »


Father’s Day Gift Kickoff!

May 15, 2012    |    By +
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Father’s Day Gift Kickoff!

Now that moms have been very deservedly honored, it’s time to start focusing on the dads! This year, Father’s Day is June 17th. And it’s common knowledge that dads tend to get the short end of the stick when it comes to gifting on their big day! But as a Gift Guru, it’s my... Read more »


Gift Giveaway: La Sardina Camera by Lomography

May 14, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Giveaway: La Sardina Camera by Lomography

It’s graduation season and that symbolizes the beginning of new adventures. What better way to document that journey than with an insanely cool camera? Even though my graduation was years ago, I was able to try out a La Sardina Cubic camera thanks to my friends at Lomography. I have to say that I... Read more »


Making Mom’s Day Her Best

May 11, 2012    |    By +
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Making Mom’s Day Her Best

Even though Mother’s Day is only two days away (yes, it is this Sunday, May 13th!) there is still time to get her something to make her day extra special. At Gifts.com, we’ve put together a list of great last minute ideas, some of which will make her feel like you’re right there with... Read more »


Guest Guru: Sexy Mother’s Day Gifts

May 10, 2012    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Sexy Mother’s Day Gifts

Melissa Chapman is one busy lady! She regularly blogs about her marriage, family life, and everything in between at Married My Sugar Daddy and you can find her work in ABC News, Momtourage, Lifetime Moms, Babble, The Washington Post, Time Out NY Kids and iVillage. Thank you for contributing, Melissa! Don’t get me wrong... Read more »


Sites We Love: KidCrave

May 9, 2012    |    By +
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Sites We Love: KidCrave

KidCrave is a site loaded with stylish, playful and practical kid stuff and I love it. I’m always on the lookout for the newest and coolest kid-friendly gift ideas available. And, as Childrens’ Gift Editor, websites are one of the cornerstones of my research strategy to find the next “big” thing. One of my... Read more »


#1 Teacher! Celebrate Yours Today.

May 8, 2012    |    By +
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#1 Teacher! Celebrate Yours Today.

If you ask me, without teachers we would still be living in caves and grunting at each other. But for some reason that idea falls by the wayside all year, except for today. Today is National Teachers Day. I was a teacher for a few years so I know a thing or two about... Read more »


Fiesta Essentials!

May 4, 2012    |    By +
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Fiesta Essentials!

Cinco de Mayo is this weekend – so it’s time to break out el sombrero and maracas you have buried in the back of your closet! I tend to stay away from tequila every other day of the year (several too many bad college nights with Jose Cuervo) but on Cinco de Mayo it... 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.