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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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Gift Giveaway: Win a Poptropica Prize Pack!

December 20, 2011    |    By +
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Gift Giveaway: Win a Poptropica Prize Pack!

We are partnering with Jazwares to give away real toys from the virtual world of Poptropica. We giving away a very cool 30-inch inflatable Poptropica Blimp, plus and handuful of fun & familiar Poptropica figurines. But the cool part is, the blimp is autographed by Jeff Kinney (creator of the Poptropica virtual world and... Read more »


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Last Minute Christmas Shopping Dates and Details

December 16, 2011    |    By +
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Last Minute Christmas Shopping Dates and Details

What you need to know about shopping Last Minute! All is not lost! We’ve got the scoop on all the shipping dates, store hours and last minute deals all in one place. Now’s the time to get your gifting on. Buy online, pick up in-store is the new thing this year! Everybody is offering... Read more »


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Introducing our Newest Addition to the Gifts Team!

December 13, 2011    |    By +
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Introducing our Newest Addition to the Gifts Team!

We’d like to introduce you to the newest member of our Gifts team, Elizabeth, aka Liz T! Christmas isn’t even over yet and we already know we’d barely make it through the season without her. So as part of the “hazing” process, we asked Liz to share with us and the Giftrap community, what... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Ed Crotty of The Toy Spy

December 1, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Ed Crotty of The Toy Spy

Our latest and greatest “Guest Guru”, is Ed Crotty of The Toy Spy. Along with his wife, Cheri, Crotty founded the site in late 2011, after successfully helping to start another toy related website, Zoolert. Which allows you to track any toy or gadget listing online and notifies you when it’s on sale or... Read more »


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Stocking Stuffers for Everyone

November 22, 2011    |    By +
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Stocking Stuffers for Everyone

With Black Friday less than a week away and everyone rushing around to track down deals and the best-selling gear, it’s the stocking stuffer gifts that end up being an afterthought. Why do you think stores stock tiny impulse buys right near the register? So instead of stuffing their stocking with batteries and and... Read more »


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Muppet Madness

November 17, 2011    |    By +
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Muppet Madness

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, there’s a lot to look forward to. Good food, family and friends, and most importantly, the new Muppets movie. That’s right, our felted friends are back, and fuzzier than ever, and I for one haven’t been this excited about a movie release since probably the last Muppet movie.... 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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We’ve Got a Soft Spot for Squishables

November 7, 2011    |    By +
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We’ve Got a Soft Spot for Squishables

The Gift: Squishable stuffed animals (available now in two sizes for around $20 & $40) The Scoop: Squishables are the plushy-ish stuff animals (and monsters) ever! The round plush toys are ridiculously cute come in in two sizes. The 7.5″ Squishable is a great “Stocking Stuffer” option, but I’m my opinion, you really have... Read more »


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Our 2011 Holiday Toy Guide is Here!

November 3, 2011    |    By +
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Our 2011 Holiday Toy Guide is Here!

Each year, the Gifts team compiles our favorite toys we tried and tested throughout the year to come up with our Holiday Toy Guide. And trust me when I say, it gets harder and harder each year. With so many toys out there and your child being bombarded with advertising everywhere, it’s hard to... 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.