Gifting News from Around the Web

October 21, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Greetings fellow gifters! Are you as excited about this weekend as I am? Halloween is right around the corner and I still don’t have a costume, so if anybody wants to share any inspiring costume ideas, I’m all ears. And even though it’s not even November yet, I’m already inundated with Thanksgiving catalogs filled... Read more »


Fun Family Food Projects for Halloween

October 21, 2011    |    By +
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Fun Family Food Projects for Halloween

What better way to get into the spooky spirit this Halloween then whipping up some fun and icky snacks for the family? So maybe the little ones aren’t up for Freddie Kruger just yet, but you can still scare up a good time with some fun food projects that are as easy to make... Read more »


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 20, 2011    |    By +
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

There are a lot of worthy causes out there, but one that is near and dear to me is Breast Cancer Awareness. About 1 in 8 women will develop Breast Cancer over the course of their life, and it’s the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the U.S, second to skin cancer. So... Read more »


Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Pronto

October 19, 2011    |    By +
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Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Pronto

We have gotten some truly stellar folks to join us in our search for the best gifts of 2011 and it’s hard to believe that we’re down to our final judge feature! Be sure to get your 2011 Giftee Award nomination in by Friday, October 21st for your chance to win $500! So, without... Read more »


Fitbit Ultra: the Wearable, Wireless, Wellness Monitor

October 18, 2011    |    By +
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Fitbit Ultra: the Wearable, Wireless, Wellness Monitor

The Gift: The Fitbit Ultra (available now for around $100) The Scoop: It’s been said “What can be measured, can be managed”. Fitbit is a tiny, wearable gadget that measures many of your vital wellness components. Going beyond a simple pedometer, Fitbit is integrated with a sharp looking and well thought out website which... Read more »


Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Evite

October 17, 2011    |    By +
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Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Evite

We have gotten some truly stellar folks to join us in our search for the best gifts of 2011. And throughout the 2011 Giftee Awards entry process, we’ll be featuring our partners right here on the Gift Rap Blog. Meet Jamie Molever,  from the most popular internet invitation site – Evite. Jamie is a... Read more »


Gifting News from Around the Web

October 14, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Hello Gifters! It’s been another busy week here, but a good kind of busy. We welcomed another addition to our judges panel for the Giftee Awards. What’s that you say? Well we haven’t been able to shut-up about it, but time is running out to nominate your favorite gift for 2011 and be entered... Read more »


An Instant Party Kit for All Occasions

October 14, 2011    |    By +
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An Instant Party Kit for All Occasions

As a Gift Guru, the bar of expectations for gifts and party planning has been set high for my friends and family. Being a natural procrastinator, I’ve learned that to avoid sending gifts late or handling last minute occasions, it’s important to be prepared. My fellow Guru’s and I always like to say it’s... Read more »


Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Stylelist Home

October 13, 2011    |    By +
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Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Stylelist Home

We have gotten some truly stellar folks to join us in our search for the best gifts of 2011 and each week, we’ll be featuring one of them right here on the Gift Rap Blog. Meet 2011 Giftee Awards Guest Judge Brie Dyas Editor at the Huffington Post’s Stylelist Home. Stylelist Home just launched... 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.