Gifting News from Around the Web

May 27, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

If you’re still reading this and haven’t left your office yet or still checking some last minute emails, take my advice, step away from the computer and get outta there! Today kicks off the long Memorial Day weekend. That means BBQ’s, beaches, and whatever else begins with a B. It’s finally starting to feel... Read more »


Ask a Guru: Budget Wedding Gifts

May 27, 2011    |    By +
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Ask a Guru: Budget Wedding Gifts

I’m going to 5 weddings this year and as a gift guru there are high expectations from the bride & groom as far as my wedding gift goes. But, with so many weddings, I have to get really creative with my budget. Here are some ideas that stretch your funds without risking your friendship.... Read more »


Gift Giveaway: FarOut Pro Car Roof Luggage Bag

May 26, 2011    |    By +
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Gift Giveaway: FarOut Pro Car Roof Luggage Bag

Summer’s here and the time is right…to hit the road! Whether you’re headed to the beach, doing some camping or just putting a long weekend together to see some friends, getting the most out of summer usually requires some road tripping. This summer Gifts.com is going to help you get you on your way... Read more »


Memorial Day Weekend: Fun in the Sun

May 25, 2011    |    By +
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Memorial Day Weekend: Fun in the Sun

As the official kick-off to summer draws near, people are making their last minute Memorial Day plans for the long weekend. While the original intention of the holiday is to honor fallen soldiers, it’s become more of a symbol of celebrating the American way of life. Whether that’s flocking to the beach, roasting hot... Read more »


Tide’s Loads of Hope

May 24, 2011    |    By +
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Tide’s Loads of Hope

Just watching footage from some of the recent tornadoes is terrifying enough. It’s impossible even to start to understand the fear and sadness these affected regions are now facing. Some may ask “How can I help?” One answer is through Tide’s Loads of Hope program. Loads of Hope is a very simple idea, but... Read more »


Daddy Scrubs

May 23, 2011    |    By +
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Daddy Scrubs

With Father’s Day quickly approaching (June 19th!), I’d like to give a gifting shout-out to a certain type of dad who deserves a little extra attention. I’m talking about the “soon-to-be” or “brand-new” dad. There are two great reasons why these types of dads deserve an extra tip of the cap. First and foremost,... Read more »


Gifting News from Around the Web

May 20, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

April Showers bring May…more showers. We survived another week of wacky weather along with some hot gossip from the Terminator, prepared for the rapture, and in lighter news, Gifts.com was on The View! Since we’re all just counting down the days until the long Memorial Day weekend, here are some fun links to tie... Read more »


Easy S’mores Maker: A Summer Essential

May 20, 2011    |    By +
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Easy S’mores Maker: A Summer Essential

There are certain things that will always remind us of summer. Hot dogs, Baseball, Fireflies, Lemonade, and ewy-gooey chocolatey s’mores. This time-honored campfire treat can now be made indoors, and without setting up a bonfire in your backyard. This microwavable S’Mores Maker is just one of the “Summer Essentials” that will be appearing on... Read more »


Back to Basics: Braids

May 19, 2011    |    By +
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Back to Basics: Braids

Braids are all the rage these days. You can’t flip open a magazine or walk down the street without seeing some stylish lady with her hair intricately braided. Full disclosure, I was always jealous of the girls in school with french braids.  Anytime I attempted to copy their look, it was like I had... 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.