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 »


An Anniversary Gift that Gets Better with Age

October 11, 2011    |    By +
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An Anniversary Gift that Gets Better with Age

Here at Gifts, we like to think of every anniversary as a milestone and worthy of celebration. Whether you’re married or still dating, it’s important to take the time to show your loved one how much they’re appreciated. Like any gift, anniversary gifts are all about context and will differ for each type of... Read more »


Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Parents Magazine

October 10, 2011    |    By +
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Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Parents Magazine

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 Judge Taryn Mohrman, lifestyle editor at Parents Magazine. Parents Magazine is one of America’s most... Read more »


Gifting News from Around the Web

October 7, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Bottoms up, it’s Ocktoberfest! Raise your steins, your glasses, it’s been a long week and you’ve earned it. The Guru’s have been as busy as ever. We got to play with some toys all day, we shared our go-to Birthday presents that we like to have on hand in a pinch, AND.. drumroll please,... Read more »


Perfect Portions with Super Scoopers

October 7, 2011    |    By +
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Perfect Portions with Super Scoopers

The Gift: Super Scoopers (available now for around $10 for a set of 4) The Scoop: We are an ice cream family- which is a good thing! But we also realize it’s smart to be judicious with the serving sizes we give our kids. Enter Super Scoopers! Super Scoopers are colorful, plastic (100% BPA... Read more »


Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Buy Seasons

October 6, 2011    |    By +
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Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Buy Seasons

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 Karen Van Ert, who makes it her business to know how to throw a party and how to... Read more »


Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster Review

October 5, 2011    |    By +
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Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster Review

The Gift: Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster for Kinect on XBOX 360 (available October 11th for around $50) The Scoop: Video Gamers have to get their start somewhere and I’d imagine many will get their start here. In Once Upon A Monster kids and families will be dropped into a storybook adventure with some... 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.