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Gift Fair Favorites: Microcosmic Universe

September 15, 2011    |    By +
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Gift Fair Favorites: Microcosmic Universe

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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Creative Back to School Gifts

September 6, 2011    |    By +
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Creative Back to School Gifts

Back to School shopping is all about stocking up on the basics: supplies, fall apparel and accessories, but why not think outside of the “lunch box” this season? Make some Back to School memories of your own with homemade gifts you can create from what you have at home. Make a Shadowbox Frame Make... Read more »


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Labor Day Holiday Sales Guide

September 2, 2011    |    By +
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Labor Day Holiday Sales Guide

I have to be honest, I’m actually okay with Summer being over. There’s only so many ways I can work an outfit around a 90 degree temperature. With the school year right around the corner and all the new Fall styles in stores, I’m very excited at the prospect of wearing pants on a... Read more »


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Barbie’s Newest Career…Architect

August 31, 2011    |    By +
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Barbie’s Newest Career…Architect

Barbie is leaving her pink palace and jet-skiing behind to delve into her new serious career…architecture. This little lady has had more careers than you can count. From rockstar, pet veterinarian, news anchor, and last year’s computer engineer. It seems her baby-sitting days are behind her, given the trend of careers released over the... Read more »


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Gift Fair Favorite: Poppy Children’s Clothing

August 30, 2011    |    By +
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Gift Fair Favorite: Poppy Children’s Clothing

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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Gifting News from Around the Web

August 26, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

I know here at Giftrap, we’re all about gifts, parties and presents, and not to pop your happiness bubble, but this week was crazy! Earthquakes, Hurricanes, oh my, Mother Nature is not a happy camper this week. So before you East-Coasters go and stock up on supplies, while the rest of the country will... Read more »


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Celebrity Kids Inspired Back to School Style Guide

August 26, 2011    |    By +
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Celebrity Kids Inspired Back to School Style Guide

As the summer draws to an end, back to school shopping becomes the next focus for moms. Aside from the essential pens, pencils and binders, back to school fashions are a major part of the shopping list. Although moms may follow their fashion in magazines, it is Hollywood kids who are now becoming a... Read more »


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The Piggyback Rider for Active Parents

August 25, 2011    |    By +
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The Piggyback Rider for Active Parents

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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Let’s Do Lunch: Back to School Essentials

August 24, 2011    |    By +
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Let’s Do Lunch: Back to School Essentials

    While kids are nervous and excited to head back to school, it’s really the parents that have a hard time getting back into the school days routine. One of main things parents stress about is what to pack for lunch and the best way to do it.  With concerns over childhood obesity... Read more »


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Custom Clothing Creations for Girls

August 22, 2011    |    By +
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Custom Clothing Creations for Girls

The chance to design my own clothes…for under $20? I love the idea! Fashion Playtes have come up with a really cute idea for little fashionistas to design their clothes, have them professionally made and show up on their door step ready to wear. The site is aimed at girls ages 5-12, but the... 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.