Most Wanted Toys for the Holidays

October 5, 2011    |    By +
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Most Wanted Toys for the Holidays

Last week, the Gift Guru team attended the Time to Play 2011 Holiday Showcase which showcases all the hottest toys for holiday. Besides announcing the “Most Wanted” toy list a.k.a all the toys your kids will be demanding in the coming months, we also got to play with all the toys first-hand to see... Read more »


Bundle Up Baby

October 4, 2011    |    By +
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Bundle Up Baby

It’s that time of year again. When the tiny mittens, bunting bags, and fuzzy hats start to pop up on tots. What better way to layer up before heading out into the chill Fall air than this fuzzy accessory set from Oeuf. Help them “bear” the cold, with this adorable set including a hat,... Read more »


Gamer Gift Alert: Nicktoons MLB Game

October 3, 2011    |    By +
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Gamer Gift Alert: Nicktoons MLB Game

The Gift: Nicktoons MLB for Wii, XBOX, and DS (available now from around $30-$40) The Scoop: What happens when Nicktoons all-stars like Spongebob, and Ren & Stimpy take the field against MLB’s best? You’ll find out in a brand new video game called “Nicktoons MLB” (wii, XBOX, and DS). It’s a bizarre idea that... Read more »


Gifting News from Around the Web

September 30, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Happy Friday all, we did it, we survived another week. And while Fall has officially started, the hot and sticky weather hasn’t allowed me break out my Autumn wardrobe just yet. The Guru’s got to indulge their kiddy side at Time to Play’s Holiday Toy Show this week. We got the full scoop on... Read more »


Fall Home Decor Ideas

September 30, 2011    |    By +
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Fall Home Decor Ideas

Summer is finally over. You can feel it in those fleeting moments when the air is crisp. Here are some inspiring decor themes that bring the Autumn inside and make your home a warm harvest all its own. Fall Foliage:  Beautifully shaped leaves don’t just have to exist in the yard to crunch under... Read more »


Sneak Peek: LEGO Life of George

September 29, 2011    |    By +
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Sneak Peek: LEGO Life of George

The Gift: LEGO Life of George (available October 1st for around $30) The Scoop: LEGO’s Life of George is a brand new game that combines both physical and digital game play. So how do you play? First you download the free Life of George app. to an Apple/iOS device (iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad…although... Read more »


Modern Gifts for Rosh Hashanah

September 28, 2011    |    By +
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Modern Gifts for Rosh Hashanah

It might seem a little early to be saying Happy New Year, but tonight starting at sundown marks the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah is New Year’s Day according to the Hebrew calendar and it commemorates the creation of the world as narrated in the Bible. While most families... Read more »


Giftee Awards Guest Judges: The Nest

September 28, 2011    |    By +
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Giftee Awards Guest Judges: The Nest

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. This week we’re featuring Giftees judge Kristine Solomon from one of our favorite sites! The Nest, the popular offshoot... Read more »


Bottles that Gives Back: Liberty Bottleworks

September 26, 2011    |    By +
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Bottles that Gives Back: Liberty Bottleworks

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... 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.