Gifts for Staying In

January 17, 2014    |    By +
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With the epic winter bearing down on much of the country this year (and you know it’s cold when you see pictures of Niagara Falls frozen) staying in for the night is not only a cozy option, but rather TV-meteorologist commanded. So if your thermometer reads 7 degrees and all your trash has frozen... Read more »


Top Products from the Consumer Electronics Show

January 9, 2014    |    By +
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Las Vegas likes to think big. Big avenues, big spending, big hotels, big conventions. And few conventions are more enormous than the Consumer Electronics Show, the largest show of its kind in the world. It combines 3,200 vendors, 1.67 million square feet of exhibition space, and 150,000 industry professionals, thousands of whom seem to... Read more »


New Year’s Resolutions: How’s it Going?

January 8, 2014    |    By +
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Whew—we made it! 2013, done and dusted. 2014: beautiful blank slate. I always make a New Year’s resolution (or three. Why stop at one?). But I’ve wondered whether they really work—so I asked clinical psychologist John Norcross, author of Changeology: 5 Steps to Realizing Your Goals and Resolutions. Norcross, who has been studying the... Read more »


Three Kings Day

January 6, 2014    |    By +
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Epiphany is a Christian holiday the 12th day after Christmas, on Jan. 6. It celebrates the idea of the revelation of the birth of Jesus to the world at large. In the biblical story, the three kings, or Magi, follow a star that has appeared over Bethlehem. They discover Mary and the newly born... Read more »


The 5 Most Popular Posts of 2013

January 1, 2014    |    By +
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It’s hard to believe that 2013 is all wrapped up, but yes, it’s true!  Call me sentimental, but I like to take this time of year to reflect on all that came and went over the last 12 months. I’m also a sucker for all those “Best Of” lists you see at this time... Read more »


The Best Hangover Gifts

January 1, 2014    |    By +
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Happy New Year! Oh, did I say that a little too loud? Sorry! If you woke up this morning feeling the wrath of grapes, the Irish flu, the hurtin’, if you are red-eyed and bushy tongued, well, you’re not alone.  We can help you with some gift suggestions for these, shall we say, “post-refreshment”... Read more »


The 5 Most Popular Gifts of 2013

December 31, 2013    |    By +
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It’s hard to believe that 2013 is all wrapped up, but it is true! Call me sentimental, but I like to take this time of year to reflect on all that came and went over the last 12 months, both personally and professionally. So I put together a couple of GiftRap blog posts to... Read more »


Champagne Gifts for New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2013    |    By +
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I love New Year’s Eve. Love it. It’s not just the feeling of a year’s worth of blank-slate possibility—it’s the short-term prospect of major sparkle. The lights, the sequins, the sparklers … and last, but not least, the champagne. In celebration of all that lies ahead for us this year, I picked out six... Read more »


Kwanzaa Gift Ideas

December 26, 2013    |    By +
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Kwanzaa (Dec. 26 to Jan. 1) is a spiritual and joyous occasion celebrated in the African-American community. Kwanzaa was created in 1966 and introduced to reinforce seven basic values of African culture. These values are the called the Nguzo Saba, which in Swahili means the Seven Principles. Each of the seven days of Kwanzaa... 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.