Posts Tagged ‘ Bridal Shower ’

Do You Have to Give an Engagement Gift?

January 11, 2013    |    By +
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December is the most popular month for proposals, 16% of engagements happen during that month full of the holiday spirit. But, January and February are close behind. I got engaged in January, and a handful of my best friends were proposed to during that 3 month window as well. It must be the chilly,... Read more »


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Here Comes the Bridal Shower!

May 1, 2012    |    By +
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Here Comes the Bridal Shower!

I have some bridal shower shopping tips that will make shower season a breeze. Wedding season is fast approaching and soon your mailbox will be overflowing with invites to bridal showers. Confused about what to get the future “Mrs.”? I’m here to help. When choosing a bridal shower gift, it is always best to... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Planning for Greener Bridal Shower Gifts

March 7, 2012    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Planning for Greener Bridal Shower Gifts

Being the Queen of Green, Amity loves to share her eco-friendly tips and finds on her site Green Gifts Guide. Along with sharing her eagle-eyed finds, her site is a great resource for entertaining and being generous to people and the planet too. Since eco-weddings are such a big trend these days, we asked... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Amity Hook-Sopko of Green Gifts Guide

November 15, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Amity Hook-Sopko of Green Gifts Guide

Being the “Queen of Green”, Amity loves to share her eco-friendly tips and finds on her site Green Gifts Guide. Along with sharing her eagle-eyed finds, her site is a great resource for entertaining and being generous to people and the planet too. Amity is a regular contributor to Green Child Magazine and was... Read more »


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Easy As Pie

November 14, 2011    |    By +
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Easy As Pie

Whether they’re an every day baker or are intimidated by the precision required to create the perfect pie crust, this little gadget from Breville will have them whistling while they work. It doesn’t get easier than baking cute, perfect little individual pies in 8 just minutes. The non-stick surface and included pastry cutter make... Read more »


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The Ultimate Game Day Recipe

October 24, 2011    |    By +
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The Ultimate Game Day Recipe

In the colder months, in many ways chili is the ultimate “guy” food. Of course chili is loved by all, but you gotta admit guys certainly have more of an affinity towards than others. And what’s not to like? It’s got meat (…or at least I think  most chili should), it’s got serious bold... Read more »


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Fall Home Decor Ideas

September 30, 2011    |    By +
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Fall Home Decor Ideas

Summer is finally over. You can feel it in those fleeting moments when the air is crisp. Here are some inspiring decor themes that bring the Autumn inside and make your home a warm harvest all its own. Fall Foliage:  Beautifully shaped leaves don’t just have to exist in the yard to crunch under... Read more »


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Here Comes the Bride

May 10, 2011    |    By +
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Here Comes the Bride

I recently attended a wedding over the weekend where I was part of the bridal party. While there was hours of preparation that day, I realized that the getting ready part of the wedding day is almost as much fun as the wedding itself. One of the bridesmaids surprised the bride with a last... Read more »


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D.I.Y Beverage Tub Gift Basket

April 11, 2011    |    By +
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D.I.Y Beverage Tub Gift Basket

As a Gift Guru, I’m all about adding the special touches to make a gift that much more memorable. A gift basket is a standard gift for lots of occasions but despite its ubiquity, there’s a lot of ways you can personalize it to suit your recipient’s tastes. After recently attending a bridal shower,... Read more »


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Ask A Guru: Wedding Gift Dilemma

March 2, 2011    |    By +
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Ask A Guru: Wedding Gift Dilemma

As Gift Gurus, it’s our job to be able to solve all gifting dilemma’s big and small. We’re constantly fielding questions from friends, family and coworkers on how to track down the perfect gift. So we figure, why not share our expertise with all of you! If you’ve got a gift question, we’ve got... 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.