Posts Tagged ‘ Books ’

Gifting News from Around the Web

September 30, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Happy Friday all, we did it, we survived another week. And while Fall has officially started, the hot and sticky weather hasn’t allowed me break out my Autumn wardrobe just yet. The Guru’s got to indulge their kiddy side at Time to Play’s Holiday Toy Show this week. We got the full scoop on... Read more »


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Funny Gift for Grads: America’s Douchiest Colleges

July 25, 2011    |    By +
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Funny Gift for Grads: America’s Douchiest Colleges

Choosing what college to go to can be quite a daunting task for High School students. I remember pouring over the Princeton Review and campus catalogs trying to figure out what would be a good fit for me. With the stress of SAT’s and GPA’s, your junior and senior year of High School can... Read more »


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Nerd Alert: Newest Addition to “Game of Thrones” Series

July 12, 2011    |    By +
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Nerd Alert: Newest Addition to “Game of Thrones” Series

Thanks to HBO’s recent adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series “Game of Thrones”, it’s now “cool” to like fantasy fiction. Or at least for now. This wildly successful book series has been somewhat under the radar of the mainstream until now. While the premiere season wrapped in June, new and old fans alike... Read more »


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Back to Basics: Braids

May 19, 2011    |    By +
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Back to Basics: Braids

Braids are all the rage these days. You can’t flip open a magazine or walk down the street without seeing some stylish lady with her hair intricately braided. Full disclosure, I was always jealous of the girls in school with french braids.  Anytime I attempted to copy their look, it was like I had... Read more »


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Ken: The Ultimate Boyfriend

March 24, 2011    |    By +
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Ken: The Ultimate Boyfriend

The “golden couple” that’s the talk of the tabloids isn’t Brangelina or the upcoming royal nupitals, it’s America’s sweethearts Barbie and Ken. After calling it splitsville back in 2004, Ken finally wooed back his lady love using the national media and his signature charm. So how did he do it? Well the book, “I... Read more »


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March Madness

March 15, 2011    |    By +
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March Madness

So the field is set. No more speculating or griping about bubble teams. It’s time to buckle up and experience the madness that comes but once a year. Now as far as you brackets go, you’re pretty much on your own. I have some talent at consistently picking great gifts, but I have a... Read more »


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Feeling Crafty

March 7, 2011    |    By +
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Feeling Crafty

Not all of us were born with the ability to decoupage, quilt, dip-dye or any of the other worldly skills of the Martha Stewart’s of the world. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have fun trying. March is National Craft Month, and while crafting can be enjoyed year-round, now’s a good time to finally... Read more »


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On the Rocks

January 13, 2011    |    By +
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On the Rocks

There are those who love to entertain and those who aspire to entertain, luckily this cocktail guide is for both types.  Both a helpful guide and a beautiful coffee table book, Vintage Cocktails is sure to inspire the mixologist within you.  It’s time to retire the cosmos and vodka tonics and embrace the Singapore... 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.