Beauty Gifts for Spa Lovers

December 15, 2011    |    By +
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Beauty Gifts for Spa Lovers

This holiday season give the gift of relaxation. Every women need a little luxury in her life, and what better way to lift her spirits and battle SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) then with a pampering spa gift. Perfumes can be tricky since most women have their favorite, but a bath or skin care set... Read more »


Alternative Holiday Wreaths

December 14, 2011    |    By +
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Alternative Holiday Wreaths

There’s nothing more fun then prepping your home for the holidays. You put on some festive music, make some treats and break out the tinsel! But like any type of home decor, everyone has their taste and style. Some like flashy accents, others like to go a more subtle route. And one of the... Read more »


Guest Guru: Kate Brown of The Daily Burn

December 14, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Kate Brown of The Daily Burn

Kate Brown is a health expert and certified personal trainer at DailyBurn. Her expert fitness and nutrition tips can be found at DailyBurn Life. Staying in Shape During the Holiday Season Between gift shopping, tree decorating, and holiday cookie making, most people have less time to workout this month. But staying fit during the... Read more »


Introducing our Newest Addition to the Gifts Team!

December 13, 2011    |    By +
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Introducing our Newest Addition to the Gifts Team!

We’d like to introduce you to the newest member of our Gifts team, Elizabeth, aka Liz T! Christmas isn’t even over yet and we already know we’d barely make it through the season without her. So as part of the “hazing” process, we asked Liz to share with us and the Giftrap community, what... Read more »


A Hoodie with Headphones

December 12, 2011    |    By +
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A Hoodie with Headphones

Sometimes you come across a product and think, “I can’t believe this didn’t exist before!”. That’s how I felt when I discovered this soft knit hoodie where the drawcord IS functioning earphones. Old Navy has already sold out of their insanely popular Techno Hoodies online which feature a similar built-in headphone feature, so lucky... Read more »


Gifting News from Around the Web

December 9, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

By now you’re wrapping up the last of your presents and sitting contently staring at all of your finished holiday cards.  If this sounds more like a dream than a reality, then we’re in the same boat. I’ve only just scratched the surface of my holiday shopping and preparation, so I won’t be sipping... Read more »


Gifts that Scream ’2011′

December 9, 2011    |    By +
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Gifts that Scream ’2011′

We all love looking back at those pictures that are “so” 80s or “so” 90s, but what will we look back and say “so 2011″ about? Well, the 2011 Giftee Awards asked people across the country to nominate what they think will be Time Capsule Gifts of 2011. We’re happy to share the Top... Read more »


The Easy Way to Find and Buy Great Art

December 8, 2011    |    By +
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The Easy Way to Find and Buy Great Art

Going to galleries can be intimidating and buying art at a big box store can feel generic. So how do you get that big, bold art for above the couch in your new place without spending a fortune or losing face? There’s a new retailer that is helping make fine art accessible and easier... Read more »


Thermal Down Shirts for Winter Warriors

December 8, 2011    |    By +
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Thermal Down Shirts for Winter Warriors

The Gift: The MicroTherm Down Shirt (For Men & Women for around $175) The Scoop: As the mercury starts to head south in a big way here’s one you should check out. It’s the MicroTherm Down Shirt (for men & women). What makes this “shirt” amazing is that it’s basically a hybrid between a... 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.