Posts Tagged ‘ Beach ’

Inside the Beach Bag: Teen Guys

July 19, 2013    |    By +
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One of the most quintessential parts of the summer is going to the beach. It’s one of those fantastic experiences that almost everyone loves and everybody has their favorite activities. I, for instance, love reading magazines and soaking in the rays, while others prefer swimming or playing beach volleyball. After my first beach trip... Read more »


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7 Beach Essentials for Summer

June 19, 2013    |    By +
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It’s about that time of the year we North Easterners look forward to most; Summer! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, the flowers are in full bloom and everyone’s a little happier. The word alone makes me smile. As the hottest season of the year approaches, there’s always one place I look... Read more »


Gift Giveaway: Win A Pair Of Sanuks

July 9, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Giveaway: Win A Pair Of Sanuks

Summer is in full swing. Hours at the pool and beach are accumulating. And the higher temps have you adjusting your workplace wardrobe accordingly. So, we wanna know, what’s on your feet? Sanuk makes a sandal that will no doubt complement your summer style. Whether it’s a chilled out beach style sandal, or a... Read more »


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July 5th is the Bikini Anniversary!

July 5, 2012    |    By +
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July 5th is the Bikini Anniversary!

Did you know that the modern bikini made its debut at public pool in Paris on July 5, 1946. That makes our beach basic 66 years old this week! Bikinis were invented by the French engineer and designer Louis Réard as a reaction to seeing women roll up their bulky swimsuits to get a... Read more »


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The No-Bummer Summer – Gear For Guys

June 22, 2012    |    By +
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The No-Bummer Summer – Gear For Guys

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. It’s not easy being cool... Read more »


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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 »


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Made in the Shade with Pop-Up Shade Shacks

September 1, 2011    |    By +
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Made in the Shade with Pop-Up Shade Shacks

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 »


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Sneak Peek: Sandless Tote Bags by CGear

August 15, 2011    |    By +
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Sneak Peek: Sandless Tote Bags by CGear

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 »


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Sea Worthy Accessories

July 15, 2011    |    By +
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  I’ve got serious beach fever this summer. All I want to do is grab a good book, my beach blanket and soak in the sun. While I may not be able to hit the beach everyday, I can try and bring the beach to me with some seaside inspired style. Every summer, nautical... Read more »


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Summer Beauty Picks

July 11, 2011    |    By +
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Summer Beauty Picks

Just like your wardrobe, it’s important to mix-up your beauty routine for the summer. You wouldn’t want to wear tweed in July, and the same goes for heavy make-up during the summer months. While I’m a total product junkie, there’s no way I’m buying all new make-up and beauty products for each season. The... 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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