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Family Yard Games for Summer!

July 6, 2012    |    By +
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Family Yard Games for Summer!

It’s finally summer, time to enjoy the outdoors and have some fun with your family. Growing up, my favorite family outdoor activities always involved hours in the pool or ball games. I also loved when all seven of us got outside and enjoyed a game together. So, here is a list of my favorite... Read more »


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4th of July: Guru Style

June 29, 2012    |    By +
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4th of July: Guru Style

We take celebrating our nation’s independence seriously and like to make it seriously fun even when we’re off the clock! So we wanted to share with our loyal readers some of our favorite things about the 4th (fireworks and Declaration of Independence and products that make them even better. I think we all agree... Read more »


Staycations: Summer Trend Report

June 20, 2012    |    By +
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Staycations: Summer Trend Report

The summer solstice is this week and that means that it’s time to update our wardrobes, decor, and gift selections to reflect the warm weather and sunshine! To honor this transition, our editors are taking you on a tour of what’s “hot” for summer in their areas of expertise. After thumbing through all of... Read more »


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Time to Play: Summer Toy Trends

May 2, 2011    |    By +
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Last week we attend the Time To Play Spring Showcase. The toy industry event gives media outlets and taste makers a peek at what toys will be hot this season (and beyond). Not only did we get a firsthand look at some really fun outdoor toys, such as the latest from Super Soaker and... Read more »


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Spring Break Gear for Getaways

March 23, 2011    |    By +
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Spring Break Gear for Getaways

Nothing like a rainy day to make me yearn for my Spring Break Days. All throughout March, thousands of college students take a break from hitting the books to beach bum, head home or hit the road. Despite it’s tawdy reputation, courtesy of MTV, Spring Break is essential to any student’s sanity after a... 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.