Valentine’s Day Gifts – Splurge or Save?

January 30, 2014    |    By +
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Many times, it’s not the cost of the object that counts — it’s the thought. And for Valentine’s Day, cost is certainly a factor: According to our Gifts.com survey, most people reported they won’t spend more than $50 on a Valentine’s Day gift. Still, no matter how many years you’ve been together or if... Read more »


Valentine’s Day Gifts: New Twists on Old Favorites

January 29, 2014    |    By +
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We know it’s tough to come up with new, thoughtful and romantic gifts each and every Valentine’s Day, especially if you have been with your partner for a long time. It’s a little easier the first few years of a relationship, when you can rely on the Valentine’s Day staples, such as beautiful, long... Read more »


10 Tips to Throw a Party for the Big Game

January 28, 2014    |    By +
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Are you ready for some football? After the hoopla of the holidays, January can seem like a bit of a let down, so let’s just take a moment to say thanks for the excuse to get people together again! It’s going to be a fantastic match-up between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos... Read more »


Meet the Artist: Akiyo Pham, My Dear Darling

January 27, 2014    |    By +
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We are pleased to introduce the artist behind a new line we’re carrying at the Gifts.com shop, My Dear Darling. Akiyo Pham is from San Mateo, Calif. Her line of adorable plush penguins, animal-themed pillows and illustrated works of art have captured hearts all over the United States, so we asked Pham if she... Read more »


Gifts for Aquarius Men

January 20, 2014    |    By +
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The lighthearted Aquarius man (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) is intellectual and a progressive thinker. He is considered a visionary amongst his peers, brimming with new ideas at work and in life. His humanitarian side concerns him with worldly issues and the well-being of those around him. Aquarian men are very popular and have... Read more »


Gifts for Aquarius Women

January 20, 2014    |    By +
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The quirky Aquarius (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18) woman is intelligent and imaginative. She always comes up with new and brilliant ideas. She is independent and loves to travel. She also has a sentimental side, with a special attachment to the past and a humanitarian approach to life. She is sociable, just like her... Read more »


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 »


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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.