Guru Approved: SOL REPUBLIC Tracks Headphones

November 23, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Approved: SOL REPUBLIC Tracks Headphones

The Gift: Tracks headphones by SOL REPUBLIC (available now for around $100) The Scoop: I look for few things in a pair of headphones: great sound, super comfort, appreciable value and if those three are met, then it never hurts to score some style points. The Tracks headphones by SOL REPUBLIC stack up huge... Read more »


Stocking Stuffers for Everyone

November 22, 2011    |    By +
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Stocking Stuffers for Everyone

With Black Friday less than a week away and everyone rushing around to track down deals and the best-selling gear, it’s the stocking stuffer gifts that end up being an afterthought. Why do you think stores stock tiny impulse buys right near the register? So instead of stuffing their stocking with batteries and and... Read more »


Gifting Made Easy

November 21, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting Made Easy

Over the next few weeks you’ll, no doubt, experience “Gift Block”. Gift Block is that frustrating and paralyzing feeling of not knowing what to get someone for a gift or even where to start looking. So….got Gift Block? Relax. All you have to do to get on the right track to coming up with... Read more »


Gifting News from Around the Web

November 18, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

It’s official, we’re in full holiday mode. Every store has their decorations up, Christmas songs are already on the radio, and Black Friday deals are already showing up in my inbox. But there’s no need to stress. There’s plenty to look forward to: stuffing, for one, holiday parties, and of course, the comforting knowledge... Read more »


Thanksgiving Gifts for the Host

November 18, 2011    |    By +
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Thanksgiving Gifts for the Host

While most holidays involve a gathering a friends and family, no other holiday celebrates the art of entertaining and home cooking more than Thanksgiving. From the small intimate gatherings, to the large scale family reunions, this holiday is all about showing our thanks to the bounty of the season and the people who take... Read more »


Muppet Madness

November 17, 2011    |    By +
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Muppet Madness

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, there’s a lot to look forward to. Good food, family and friends, and most importantly, the new Muppets movie. That’s right, our felted friends are back, and fuzzier than ever, and I for one haven’t been this excited about a movie release since probably the last Muppet movie.... Read more »


Giftees Finalists Part Two!

November 16, 2011    |    By +
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Giftees Finalists Part Two!

The countdown continues everyone, you have two more days to cast your votes on the best gifts of 2011!  You can vote 10 times a day, every day so make sure your favorites win by casting your votes often. In the meantime, here are some more of our judges’ picks to give you some... Read more »


Giftees Finalist Wrap Up!!

November 15, 2011    |    By +
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Giftees Finalist Wrap Up!!

Ok, folks, you have 3 more days to cast your votes on the best gifts of 2011! You can vote ten times a day, every day so make sure your favorites win by casting your votes often. Speaking of favorites, here are some of our judges’ picks to give you some inspiration. Winners will... Read more »


Guest Guru: Amity Hook-Sopko of Green Gifts Guide

November 15, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Amity Hook-Sopko of Green Gifts Guide

Being the “Queen of Green”, Amity loves to share her eco-friendly tips and finds on her site Green Gifts Guide. Along with sharing her eagle-eyed finds, her site is a great resource for entertaining and being generous to people and the planet too. Amity is a regular contributor to Green Child Magazine and was... 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.