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Inside the Beach Bag: Kids Edition

July 31, 2013    |    By +
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Many families are headed out for their vacations this time of year, squeezing in a few more weeks of pleasure before it’s back to school time. If you have family or friends who are heading to a beach, lake, or even pool with kids, here’s a fun, summery gift that is sure to be... Read more »


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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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Inside the Beach Bag: Edible Edition

July 12, 2013    |    By +
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When you’re going to the beach, the first thing you think of is sun, surf, and sand. Then, you assume that there is going to be plenty of food to choose from when you get a hankering for a snack surf side. But chances are that you’ll have to schlep off the beach just... Read more »


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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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 »


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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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