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Gifts for Book Lovers

February 27, 2014    |    By +
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Okay, I admit it. I have an addiction. My bedside table groans with books, all in progress,” and there are more on the floor. Sometimes I have dark circles under my eyes, not just because I have two small children, but because I have two small children and still couldn’t put that book down... Read more »


NYIGF Inside Scoop: Vogue – The Covers

August 24, 2012    |    By +
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NYIGF Inside Scoop: Vogue – The Covers

We’re posting about the most unique, exciting and sure-to-be-popular gift ideas that we’re seeing while walking the New York International Gift Fair. It is one of the biggest events of its kind in the world and it’s right here in our own back yard. It’s also only open to media and buyers so read-on... Read more »


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Happy Book Lover’s Day!

August 9, 2012    |    By +
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Happy Book Lover’s Day!

Yes, there is a holiday for most every hobby, food, and event you can think of if you dig enough. And while some of them are pretty silly, I have to admit, I am liking the idea of Book Lover’s Day which is today. Remember those PSA’s from way (way) back when: “How’d you... Read more »


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The Perfect Gift for History Buffs & Romantics Alike

July 23, 2012    |    By +
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The Perfect Gift for History Buffs & Romantics Alike

I love “feel good” stories, so I couldn’t resist writing about the book My Dearest Anna by Kara Martinelli. When Kara Martinelli’s beloved grandfather passed away, she didn’t want his heroic and inspiring accounts of flying during WWII to go with him. Then, she learned that she had also inherited a collection of letters... Read more »


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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

March 2, 2012    |    By +
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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

When you think of your favorite childhood book growing up more than likely at least one of them was written by the most famous doctor of all time, Dr. Seuss. With the upcoming new Dr. Seuss movie The Lorax just days away I thought it would be fun to give some fun facts about... Read more »


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Toy Fair: LEGO DUPLO “Read and Build” Books

February 21, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: LEGO DUPLO “Read and Build” Books

Toy Fair is the largest international toy and game trade show in the Western Hemisphere. Tens of thousands are on hand to check out over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing and previewing the hottest games, toys and trends for kids (of all ages!). Each year the Gift Gurus walk the over 350,000 square feet of toys... Read more »


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Gift Fair Favorites: GrandCamp Adventures

February 3, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Fair Favorites: GrandCamp Adventures

The New York International Gift Fair is the bi-annual industry gathering for the gift industry. The tradeshow is THE place where 35,000 attendees from all over the globe come to see both the latest trends if gifting as well as to get a look at what the “must-have” gifts will be in the coming... Read more »


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Books for Everyone on Your List

December 21, 2011    |    By +
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Books for Everyone on Your List

Everyone has their “signature gift”. It’s that one type of gift you love to give almost as much as you love to get. For me, I always like to give books to my friends and family. As an avid reader and “Gift Guru” I buy a lot of books throughout the year and save... Read more »


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Great Holiday Read: 2012 Guinness Book of World Records

November 9, 2011    |    By +
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Great Holiday Read: 2012 Guinness Book of World Records

The Gift: The Guinness Book of Records 2012 (available now for around $20) The Scoop: I vividly remember, when I was growing up, The Guinness Book of Records was my favorite book and renewed almost weekly from the Osborn Hill School library. I was fascinated by the rapid fire facts, oddities and records that... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

October 14, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Hello Gifters! It’s been another busy week here, but a good kind of busy. We welcomed another addition to our judges panel for the Giftee Awards. What’s that you say? Well we haven’t been able to shut-up about it, but time is running out to nominate your favorite gift for 2011 and be entered... 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.