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 »


Gifts for Capricorn Women

December 24, 2013    |    By +
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Practical, fashion forward and ambitious, the Capricorn woman (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) is discriminating to say the least. The opposite of frivolous, this powerhouse and natural leader prefers quality—not quantity. Think one cashmere shawl instead of five ill-fitted synthetic (gasp!) sweaters. She knows, after all, that first impressions count. Whether she is heading... Read more »


Gifts for the Capricorn Man

December 24, 2013    |    By +
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While a goat may not seem like the sexiest of animals, you can’t help but reconsider after meeting a Capricorn man. As surefooted, agile and tenacious as a mountain goat, your favorite Capricorn is most at home scaling mountains and navigating precarious cliffs. He is a determined overachiever (some may even call him a... Read more »


Holiday Gift Guide for Travel Lovers

December 20, 2013    |    By +
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Many families are counting down the days right now, not only to Christmas but also to their post-Christmas vacation. So if you’re still looking for last minute gift ideas and stocking stuffers, consider a travel related gift. I work with MiniTime.com, a comprehensive, family vacation-planning resource, and we came up with a list of... Read more »


Holiday Cocktails for Christmas

December 20, 2013    |    By +
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Holiday season is in full swing and by now I’m sure you’ve either been to at least one ugly holiday sweater party, attended a corporate “end of year” event or are at least planning your big Christmas Eve dinner with your nearest and dearest. This season is jam-packed with get-togethers, full of cheerful and... Read more »


Last Minute Edible Holiday Gifts

December 19, 2013    |    By +
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We are down to the wire for Christmas shopping, but don’t worry, there is still a little time for you to find what you need for everyone on your list. And since this is the perfect season for festive holiday treats, I decided to focus on seasonal sweets, which make great gifts for a... Read more »


Last Minute Gifts To The Rescue

December 19, 2013    |    By +
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For the shopping procrastinators out there who have not yet drafted their Christmas lists, a feeling of panic is settling in as the countdown to Christmas continues. You might realize, there are so many people on your list—your significant other, parents, siblings, cousins, aunts, uncles, friends, co-workers— it’s starting to become a really long... 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.