Consumer Electronics Show Favorites: XRocker Gaming Chair

January 11, 2012    |    By +
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Consumer Electronics Show Favorites: XRocker Gaming Chair

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the world’s largest consumer technology trade show. Nearly 150,000 attendees are on hand to check out over 2500 exhibitors showcasing their latest products on more than 1.6 million feet of exhibit space. This trade show is massive! Since consumer electronics are the hottest and (still) fastest growing... Read more »


Sites We Love: Tastebook

January 10, 2012    |    By +
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Sites We Love: Tastebook

As a Gift Guru, I consider it my number one priority to not only find great gifts, but to give them as well. I’m always on the lookout for that something special that stands out from all of the usual stuff you find in the malls and other major retail chains. So anytime I... Read more »


Alphabet Blocks for Worldly Tots

January 9, 2012    |    By +
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Alphabet Blocks for Worldly Tots

The Gift: Uncle Goose Alphabet Blocks (ranging $32- $98) The Scoop: For the past 30 years, Uncle Goose has been hand-making classic wooden alphabet blocks out of their factory in Michigan. And while ABC blocks for babies and children is a playroom staple, these blocks are not your average toy. Along with the traditional... Read more »


Guru Approved: Polk Audio UltraFit 500 Sports Headphones

January 6, 2012    |    By +
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Guru Approved: Polk Audio UltraFit 500 Sports Headphones

The Gift: Polk Audio UltraFit 500 Sports Headphones (available now for around $50) The Scoop: While we’re still fully in New Year’s resolution mode, a key to getting these new habits off the ground is having the right tools. And with so many pledging to get or stay fit in 2012, it’s helpful to... Read more »


Trends to Look Out for 2012

January 5, 2012    |    By +
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Trends to Look Out for 2012

Out with the old and in with the new! With a new year comes new trends, and although it seems a little early to be thinking about Spring, designers and retailers alike are already unveiling the new fashions for the season. Being the avid trend-spotters that we are, we’ve rounded up a few of... Read more »


Our 2012 Resolutions from the Gifts Team

January 4, 2012    |    By +
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Our 2012 Resolutions from the Gifts Team

We’ve heard it all before, New Year, New You. And while making resolutions for 2012 can feel pointless, it’s important to start off the new year with reasonable goals for self-improvement. Think of it as a self-imposed clean slate. If you think you’re going to lose 20 lbs or change all of your bad... Read more »


The Coolest Calendars of 2012

January 3, 2012    |    By +
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The Coolest Calendars of 2012

In today’s digital age, it’s a wonder that any one wears a watch or uses a calendar at all. Even kids have their own mobile devices and smartphones. So while we all have our schedules plugged into every device, it’s a nice change to have a beautiful calendar to hang up in your home... Read more »


Happy New Year from the Gifts Team!

December 31, 2011    |    By +
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Happy New Year from the Gifts Team!

Now that the year has finally come to an end, we here at Gifts.com would like to thank you for visiting and supporting us in 2011. Without all you gift enthusiasts, thoughtful gift givers and holiday junkies, there wouldn’t be a Gifts.com. We had a great 2011, with tons of great guest bloggers, TV... Read more »


Tis the Season for Sales

December 29, 2011    |    By +
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Tis the Season for Sales

After surveying your Christmas spoils you realize you’re stuck with an extra Snuggie this year, or maybe stuff that’s not your size or ANOTHER cookie jar. Fret not, even though the holidays are over, the sale shopping has just begun. Retailers are looking to get rid of all their extra stock for the new... 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.