Giftee Awards Guest Judges: Party Bluprints

September 14, 2011    |    By +
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Giftee Awards Guest Judges: Party Bluprints

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. So, to kick it off we’re so happy to have the fabulous ladies from Party Bluprints as partners! Dawn... Read more »


Pregnancy Trend: Babymoons?

September 13, 2011    |    By +
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Pregnancy Trend: Babymoons?

  Here at Gifts, we like to pride ourselves on keeping up with the trends, but somehow this one completely flew under our radar: Babymoons. We’ve all heard of Push Presents, where new Moms get something special just for them after giving birth, but what about celebrating before the baby arrives? The term has... Read more »


Yo Gabba Gabba Vans Shoe Collection

September 13, 2011    |    By +
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Yo Gabba Gabba Vans Shoe Collection

The Gift: Yo Gabba Gabba Vans Slips Ons (available October 2011 for toddlers to adults ranging from around $30 to $50) The Scoop: As a parent, Yo Gabba Gabba is my favorite kid’s TV show. There really isn’t a close second. The show is basically an explosion of color and quirkiness that kids of... Read more »


Guru Approved: Energizer Carabiner LED Area Tent Light

September 12, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Approved: Energizer Carabiner LED Area Tent Light

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 »


Gifting News from Around the Web

September 9, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

This week was short and sweet thanks to the holiday weekend. With the arrival of the football season, and the drop in temperatures, it’s already starting to feel like Fall. Besides party-hopping at Fashion Week and scoping out the latest trends, we launched a showcase of our own with the annual Giftee Awards. We’re... Read more »


Star Wars: The Complete Saga Hits Blu-Ray

September 9, 2011    |    By +
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Star Wars: The Complete Saga Hits Blu-Ray

The Gift: Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Episodes I-VI) (Blu-Ray) Available 9/16/11 for around $90 The Scoop: For the first time EVER, all six Star Wars films (Episodes I-VI) are boxed up together and presented in Blu-ray high definition glory! Not only will the six films look stunning, but included in the 9 disc... Read more »


Fashion Week Emergency Kit

September 8, 2011    |    By +
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Fashion Week Emergency Kit

It’s that time of year again, when every fashion-obsessed woman across the US hopes to score an invite to one of the shows at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York. With shows beginning at 9:00am and ending at 9:00pm every day of the week and after parties to follow each day’s events…fashion week... Read more »


Keep Cool with Igloo Totes

September 8, 2011    |    By +
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Keep Cool with Igloo Totes

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 »


Steal of the Day: Designer Inspired Striped Sweater

September 7, 2011    |    By +
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Steal of the Day: Designer Inspired Striped Sweater

On a recent rare occasion I actually shopped in-store rather than online, I did a fashion double-take inside an Old Navy store. Being that I’m stripe-addicted, I was looking to add some items to my over growing striped shirt collection when I spotted this color block inspired number in a pile of sweaters. I... 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.