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A Homemade Christmas

December 21, 2010    |    By +
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A Homemade Christmas

For late shoppers like myself, the days leading up to Christmas can feel like a race to the finish line. There’s plenty of last-minute shopping to be done, and nail biting trips to the post office, you begin to lose sight of what this season is all about. So if you’re feeling stumped or... Read more »


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My Must-Have Cookbook Compendium

December 20, 2010    |    By +
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My Must-Have Cookbook Compendium

Over the last few years I have become slightly obsessed with cooking, baking and eating. It’s a miracle that I haven’t had to replace my wardrobe, but I have had to replace my pots, knives and a few other odds and ends to get my kitchen in shape for serious preparations. One of the... Read more »


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Win a NERF Stampede Blaster

December 20, 2010    |    By +
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Win a NERF Stampede Blaster

Without a doubt, one of our favorite gifts of 2010 is the Nerf Stampede ECS blaster. We were first teased with the yet to be named Stampede at Toy Fair last February. Already big fans of the Stampede’s predecessor, the Vulcan , we eagerly awaited the new blaster’s arrival- and the Stampede certainly didn’t... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

December 17, 2010    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

The Christmas Crunch is on. Right about now we’re scrambling to finish up all of our last minute shopping and even doing a little DIY baking for some edible presents. Check out the latest fun links that have been making their way around the office. Free customized Twitter Wrapping Paper Wrap up your holiday... Read more »


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Best Wii Games of 2010

December 17, 2010    |    By +
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Best Wii Games of 2010

2010 may be remember as the year Wii’s dominance as the active-play video game system ended, but for me, this year will go down as a year the family-friendly console came through with some amazing- a little something for everyone.  Whether you’re into sports games, puzzles, retro (yet neo) classics or just plain old... Read more »


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G is for Gift

December 16, 2010    |    By +
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G is for Gift

Custom Gifts always lend themselves a personal touch, but now that it’s holiday shopping crunch time, there’s not always enough time to get things personalized. The solution? Initial themed gifts. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite gifts, many of which allow you to choose the letter of the recipients name without an extra... Read more »


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Apple’s Most Popular App in Plush Form!

December 16, 2010    |    By +
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Apple’s Most Popular App in Plush Form!

If you don’t know what Angry Birds is, it’s a an game application to be played on any smartphone, Droid, iPhone, iPod, or iPad and it has taken the world by storm. The game is easy enough for a child, but addicting enough to keep adults engaged until they collect all of the golden... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Kate Brown of The Daily Burn

December 15, 2010    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Kate Brown of The Daily Burn

Kate Brown is an International Sports Science Association Certified Fitness Trainer at DailyBurn.com. She specializes in creating fitness programs that generate results and wellness lifestyle design that transforms people’s lives. Her fitness and nutrition tips are perfect for folks on-the-go, and have been published in Natural Health Magazine and various other publications. Secrets to... Read more »


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Win Your Very Own Pony

December 14, 2010    |    By +
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Win Your Very Own Pony

Pretty much since the dawn of gifting, ponies have been very high on the wish lists of kids everywhere. Yet, without a barn, hay, and saddle (not to mention the financial resources), the gift of a pony tends to remain more of a fantasy than reality. Or does it? The FurReal Friends Butterscotch Pony... Read more »


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Guest Guru: My Favorite Gift

December 13, 2010    |    By +
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Guest Guru: My Favorite Gift

Even us Guru’s get stumped sometimes when it comes to finding great gifts. That’s when we turn to the greatest gifting resource of all: the Gifts team, to help us solve our gifting conundrums. This week’s edition of gifting guidance comes from Raina, a product manager by day, and newly minted mother by night.... 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.