How to Make the Best Hamburger

June 24, 2011    |    By +
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How to Make the Best Hamburger

We’re BIG burger fans at Gifts.com. Turkey, veggie, beef we love them all! And with 4th of July right around the corner, what better time to “beef” up your burger game? Like any recipe, it’s important to start with the basics. What type of meat (or veggie) you choose makes a huge difference when... Read more »


Summer Camping Essentials

June 22, 2011    |    By +
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Summer Camping Essentials

Last weekend I had the pleasure of taking a camping trip in upstate New York to stay in a friends remote cabin. The scenery was beautiful, the stars were bright and the mosquitoes were aplenty.  Full disclosure: I’m not exactly what you would call an “outdoorsy” person. This mantra perfectly sums up my general... Read more »


The Ultimate Beach Accessory

June 21, 2011    |    By +
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The Ultimate Beach Accessory

With Father’s Day now behind us, we’re now heavily focusing on great gifts for the summer. One great summer gift I love is the Sand-Free Multimat from CGear which allows beach goers to make a sand-free area for themselves to fully enjoy long days at the beach. I love the beach, but the sand... Read more »


Gifting News from Around the Web

June 17, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

The Gurus have been super busy as usual. With Father’s Day coming up this weekend, we searched high and low for the best gift for every kind of Dad. But that doesn’t mean all work and no play. We also took in a New York Yankees game this week, complete with hot dogs and... Read more »


Build Your Own Beef Jerky

June 16, 2011    |    By +
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Build Your Own Beef Jerky

I like to consider myself a beef jerky connoisseur. I’ve pretty much tried them all, from your gas station counter variety to locally-made packs from a meat shop. Jerky tends to have the reputation as “mystery meat”, especially the bigger brands, but the makers of SlantShack Jerky are changing all that. Their focus on... Read more »


Top Gadget Cases by Personality: Part One

June 15, 2011    |    By +
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Top Gadget Cases by Personality: Part One

With the massive popularity of smart phones and tablet computers, also comes a huge influx of tablet cases to choose from. For every gadget out there, there is a case to keep it covered and look cool at the same time. Like any accessory, even the cases you buy for practical reasons still tend... Read more »


Guest Guru: Adam Cohen of DaDa Rocks!

June 14, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Adam Cohen of DaDa Rocks!

We always hear about mom bloggers, but what about all those multitasking Dads out there? Father, blogger and all-around techie, Adam Cohen manages to make working a full-time job and running his blog, Dadarocks, look easy. We all know the schedule of a new parent can be tough, but he makes it work, raising... Read more »


Happy National Best Friends Day

June 10, 2011    |    By +
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Happy National Best Friends Day

Anybody with a good best friend knows how lucky they are. Friends can be practically family if not more so. They offer support and understanding, and that relationship is something that lasts longer than most. In celebration of National Best Friends Day this past week, we’ve highlighted this classic gift for your BFF –... Read more »


Sites We Love: Pinterest

June 9, 2011    |    By +
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Sites We Love: Pinterest

Inspiration can strike at any time. Many of us have endless bookmarks and folders on our computers of things that we like or want to remember. Before that, there were folders full of clippings and DIY scrapbooks. So what if there was a website that allowed you to save any image or link on... Read more »


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Meet the Gurus


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.