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5 Fabulous DIY Baby Shower Gifts

September 11, 2012    |    By +
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5 Fabulous DIY Baby Shower Gifts

Sometimes the most thoughtful and meaningful gifts are those that are made by hand with love. A homemade present carries with it love and sentiment that you can’t get from a toaster oven or other store bought gifts. Read on for some ideas of gifts that you can make yourself for a baby shower.... Read more »


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It’s Raining – It’s Pouring!

June 6, 2012    |    By +
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It’s Raining – It’s Pouring!

Don’t let your children turn into couch potatoes when there are plenty of indoor activities for them to do. Growing up my favorite rainy days always included a game of hide-n-go-seek or some sort of craft project. But here are some of my favorite rainy days activities if you are looking for a little... Read more »


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Introducing: Wonderbox for Kids!

May 30, 2012    |    By +
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Introducing: Wonderbox for Kids!

With summer only a short few weeks away, graduation is just around the corner and school will be out for vacation. For parents who have kids going off to kindergarten I have the perfect graduation gift to get your pre-school child ready. Wonderbox is a monthly or annual subscription delivery service that is filled... Read more »


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Are we there yet?!

May 25, 2012    |    By +
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Are we there yet?!

I found the kid travel gear that you won’t want to be without this Memorial Day. Family vacations can be great, but traveling with young children can also be stressful for kids and parents alike. Hit the road with a smile with some sanity-saving essentials in-tow. Here are a few suggestions and game ideas... Read more »


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It’s National Craft Month!

March 15, 2012    |    By +
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If you’re like me, you have a list a million miles long of craft projects you dream of completing. Whether it’s finally getting around to your honeymoon scrapbook or stenciling a design on your bathroom walls; we want to know what kinds of craft projects YOU love to tackle in your spare time. Answer... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

September 23, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Happy Fall everyone! Today marks the first day of Autumn, what are you most looking forward to this season? The Gifts team is already busy with Halloween preparations, and soon to be knee-deep in Halloween candy. In case you missed it, we had some fun updates this week. We shared our favorite stylish gifts... Read more »


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Creative Back to School Gifts

September 6, 2011    |    By +
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Creative Back to School Gifts

Back to School shopping is all about stocking up on the basics: supplies, fall apparel and accessories, but why not think outside of the “lunch box” this season? Make some Back to School memories of your own with homemade gifts you can create from what you have at home. Make a Shadowbox Frame Make... Read more »


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A Unique Gift for the Guy Who Has Everything

June 6, 2011    |    By +
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A Unique Gift for the Guy Who Has Everything

As a gift expert, a common question I hear when it comes to Father’s Day gifts is “What do I get for the guy who has everything?” Lately, when I’ve heard that very question, my quick reply is another question, “Does he have a custom made ukulele?” Didn’t think so. The “Make Your Own... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

April 8, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

We’ve had an extremely productive week over here at Gifts.com. We produced a hilarious video of one of our favorite products,  got our taxes done (don’t procrastinate) and even had a Trump sighting! Now that the weather is finally cooperating, do you have any fun plans for the weekend? In honor of my trip... Read more »


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Feeling Crafty

March 7, 2011    |    By +
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Feeling Crafty

Not all of us were born with the ability to decoupage, quilt, dip-dye or any of the other worldly skills of the Martha Stewart’s of the world. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have fun trying. March is National Craft Month, and while crafting can be enjoyed year-round, now’s a good time to finally... 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!"

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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.