Posts Tagged ‘ Birthday ’

Guest Guru: Why the Brits Love Tea

January 18, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Why the Brits Love Tea

As a typical Brit, I am a huge tea fan. 165 million cups of tea are drunk every day in Britain, working out at over 60 billion cups a year! Many Brits stand by the idea that ‘a cup of tea solves everything’. There are even books, blogs, Facebook sites and tees dedicated it.... Read more »


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Hello Kitty for Sephora

January 14, 2011    |    By +
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Hello Kitty for Sephora

One of the most iconic, and I should say girly-est brands out there, Hello Kitty has launched an exclusive make-up collection for Sephora. And it’s about time. I’m a total sucker for cute packaging, so naturally I find myself thinking, yes, as a grown woman I do need to own a cat-shaped compact. The... Read more »


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Sound Off

January 12, 2011    |    By +
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Sound Off

These uber cool portable speakers shaped like designer vinyl toys let creative types share their music in style. My personal favorite, Mobi Skully, has that universally trendy and cute kitty skull and bones motif that’s perfect for edgy young guys or girls. Mobi works with various artists to create this line of toy speakers... Read more »


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What’s Your Gifting Style?

January 11, 2011    |    By +
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What’s Your Gifting Style?

Everybody has a “gifting style” whether they’re aware of it or not. Your personal tastes are always a subconscious influence on the gifts you buy for others.  While the ultimate goal is to find something you think the recipient will like, a little bit of your personal style will always be a factor. So... Read more »


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2011: The Year of the Tablet

January 10, 2011    |    By +
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2011: The Year of the Tablet

Each year the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) offers a glimpse into the future of consumer electronics and gadgets. While there are seemingly countless products spread over the show’s nearly 2 millions square feet of booth space, we wonder…what are some of the product consumer electronics product trends? And more importantly to us Gifts.com, what... Read more »


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Tron is Back

January 5, 2011    |    By +
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Tron is Back

With the release of numerous blockbuster films being released over the holiday season, it’s hard work just to see them all! While a lot of the films are intended for more mature audiences, there’s one film that’s great for kids, teens and parents alike, TRON. This 80′s cult classic is back, with souped-up graphics,... Read more »


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End of Season Sales

December 30, 2010    |    By +
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End of Season Sales

The Holidays are all about giving gifts to others, but we Guru’s like to practice self-gifting just as much.  There’s a short window of time between Christmas and New Year’s where almost every store offers massive markdowns and sales to keep the holiday shopping season going. Now’s the time to stock up on Winter... Read more »


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Your Own Personal Trainer

December 23, 2010    |    By +
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Your Own Personal Trainer

Don’t look now, but 2011 is pretty much here. As we flip the calendar page late next week, many will be compelled to get their New Year’s resolutions out of the concept phase and into the action phase. My resolution(s) will certainly have to do with keeping active and doing a lot of running,... Read more »


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My Must-Have Cookbook Compendium

December 20, 2010    |    By +
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My Must-Have Cookbook Compendium

Over the last few years I have become slightly obsessed with cooking, baking and eating. It’s a miracle that I haven’t had to replace my wardrobe, but I have had to replace my pots, knives and a few other odds and ends to get my kitchen in shape for serious preparations. One of the... Read more »


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G is for Gift

December 16, 2010    |    By +
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G is for Gift

Custom Gifts always lend themselves a personal touch, but now that it’s holiday shopping crunch time, there’s not always enough time to get things personalized. The solution? Initial themed gifts. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite gifts, many of which allow you to choose the letter of the recipients name without an extra... 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!"

Gwen P.
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.