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Guru Approved: SOL REPUBLIC Tracks Headphones

November 23, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Approved: SOL REPUBLIC Tracks Headphones

The Gift: Tracks headphones by SOL REPUBLIC (available now for around $100) The Scoop: I look for few things in a pair of headphones: great sound, super comfort, appreciable value and if those three are met, then it never hurts to score some style points. The Tracks headphones by SOL REPUBLIC stack up huge... 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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Gifting Made Easy

November 21, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting Made Easy

Over the next few weeks you’ll, no doubt, experience “Gift Block”. Gift Block is that frustrating and paralyzing feeling of not knowing what to get someone for a gift or even where to start looking. So….got Gift Block? Relax. All you have to do to get on the right track to coming up with... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

November 18, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

It’s official, we’re in full holiday mode. Every store has their decorations up, Christmas songs are already on the radio, and Black Friday deals are already showing up in my inbox. But there’s no need to stress. There’s plenty to look forward to: stuffing, for one, holiday parties, and of course, the comforting knowledge... Read more »


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Giftees Finalist Wrap Up!!

November 15, 2011    |    By +
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Giftees Finalist Wrap Up!!

Ok, folks, you have 3 more days to cast your votes on the best gifts of 2011! You can vote ten times a day, every day so make sure your favorites win by casting your votes often. Speaking of favorites, here are some of our judges’ picks to give you some inspiration. Winners will... 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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Gifting News from Around the Web

November 11, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Greetings from Los Angeles! We joined the rest of the Gifts team out here all week to soak in the sun and work on some big projects coming up that we’re really excited about. Besides scoping out celebrities in Hollywood, we shared our favorite Under $10 gifts with one of our favorite magazines, Redbook.... 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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Guest Guru: Kapil Kale of GiftRocket

November 2, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Kapil Kale of GiftRocket

Gift cards have been an old standby gift for a long time. They’re great for last-minute but in a lot of ways, they feel like a gifting cop-out. And you’re usually restricted to buying them for only specific business that offer them. Well GiftRocket wants to change all that. With his new company, co-founder... 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.