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 »


Add Some Sparkle and Shimmer to your Style

December 7, 2011    |    By +
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Add Some Sparkle and Shimmer to your Style

Tis’ the season to shine! Everywhere you look, there’s sequins, glitter and metallics making heads turn. With plenty of holiday parties on the horizon, there are plenty of reasons to add a little sparkle to your look. But like with all trends, it’s all about moderation. You don’t want to show up wearing sequins... Read more »


Guest Guru: Dawn Sandomeno of Party Bluprints

December 6, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Dawn Sandomeno of Party Bluprints

After serving as a guest judge for our Giftee Awards, Dawn Sandomeno, graciously enough has offered to share her entertaining expertise with us. As one half of the dream team behind Party Bluprints, she and her partner Elizabeth Mascali have been dishing out helpful advice and guides to hosting and throwing the perfect party... Read more »


Gifts Kicks off Tweet Your Profile Contest!

December 5, 2011    |    By +
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Gifts Kicks off Tweet Your Profile Contest!

The Gifts.com Personality Quiz is the easiest way for you to make your holiday shopping list. We’ve worked hard to make sure that it’s a breeze to find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list; including yourself! Just answer a few fun, simple questions and reveal gift suggestions that match their unique personality.... 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.