Posts Tagged ‘ Birthday ’

Q and A a Day: 5-Year Journal

May 16, 2011    |    By +
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Q and A a Day: 5-Year Journal

Once you reached past the age of 16, it becomes more and more difficult to keep a journal. I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s promised themselves at New Years to start jotting down my memories in a daily journal. But where to begin? I know my memory is fresh now, but come... Read more »


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Put a Bird on It

May 12, 2011    |    By +
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Put a Bird on It

I love birds. Whether they’re out in nature or immortalized in sculpture, stencil or screen print, they really do make everything better. My obsession is partly because they’re descendants of dinosaurs, partly because they have the freedom to fly and mostly because each type of bird is so beautifully unique from the next. I... Read more »


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Higher LEGO Learning With the MBA

May 11, 2011    |    By +
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Higher LEGO Learning With the MBA

99.9% of the time “the next level” is a tired cliché to describe a well-intentioned but usually uninspired update of something. So when something truly is that “next level” you feel compelled to shout the news from the mountain tops. The LEGO Master Builder Academy is all about the next level and is the... 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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April Showers Bring Nice Flowers

April 22, 2011    |    By +
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April Showers Bring Nice Flowers

Something about our Moms makes us want to go the extra mile when it comes to celebrating her special day (sorry Dads we love you too!). A spring bouquet of fresh flowers is always nice, but why not give her something something that will last beyond one bloom? While we all know about birthstones,... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Jen Swetzoff of Parenture.com

April 14, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Jen Swetzoff of Parenture.com

A mother, a writer and a seasoned traveler, Jen Swetzoff is certainly a jack of all trades. After visiting over 20 countries and 6 continents, she’s currently chronicling her most recent adventure…parenthood. Part parenting resource and travel guide, Parenture is where Jen regularly  shares her expertise as a former travel writer and new mom.... Read more »


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Learn Some New TRYX

April 13, 2011    |    By +
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Learn Some New TRYX

Last week I attended the TRYX OUT: NYC launch party for the new TRYX camera by Casio. Many times companies focus a lot more on the “launch” than the “party”, but when Nicki Minaj and The Roots help to announce the very cool TRYX camera to the world, it’s safe to say there was... Read more »


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Couture with a Conscience

April 12, 2011    |    By +
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Couture with a Conscience

Tra Tutti is couture with a conscience: a one-of-a kind online designer consignment shop, carrying high-end and vintage designer brands, with a philanthropic twist! They donate 20% of every sale to charities chosen at checkout by you. Is there a fashionista/vintagista/activista in your life who loves showing off her vintage finds and inimitable sense... Read more »


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Bieber Fever Street Style

April 4, 2011    |    By +
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Bieber Fever Street Style

After Justin Bieber endorsed the KR3W hoodie a few weeks ago, it has been a must-have for any stylish young dude or infatuated girl. Lucky for you, we’ve spotted a few new colors that are still available and are just as awesome. What’s not to love about this hoodie anyway? It’s soft, huge, cozy,... Read more »


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Gifting News From Around the Web

March 25, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News From Around the Web

It’s been a very very long week. With the loss of a legend, and a county still reeling from disaster, there’s a silver lining to be found somewhere. The best thing you can do is enjoy the company of those closest to you. With that in mind, have a fantastic weekend and before you... 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.