Posts Tagged ‘ College ’

Demerit Badges for Adults

August 9, 2011    |    By +
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Demerit Badges for Adults

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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Day Two: Outdoor Retailer Summer Expo

August 8, 2011    |    By +
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Day Two: Outdoor Retailer Summer Expo

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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Happy 30th Anniversary MTV!

August 2, 2011    |    By +
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Happy 30th Anniversary MTV!

Before Snooki and the rest of the reality stars took over the network, MTV stood for Music Television. After celebrating it’s 30th Birthday yesterday, we can all fondly look back on what the network used to be. After years of wondering when “the music died”, the network has been making efforts to bring back... Read more »


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Shark Week Returns

August 1, 2011    |    By +
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Shark Week Returns

The arrival of August can only mean one thing, Shark Week! Kicking off last night and running until August 7, Sharks will taking over the Discovery Channel with more bite, more videos, a new host and shark footage day and night! As someone who grew up watching Shark Week, it’s amazing to see how... Read more »


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Funny Gift for Grads: America’s Douchiest Colleges

July 25, 2011    |    By +
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Funny Gift for Grads: America’s Douchiest Colleges

Choosing what college to go to can be quite a daunting task for High School students. I remember pouring over the Princeton Review and campus catalogs trying to figure out what would be a good fit for me. With the stress of SAT’s and GPA’s, your junior and senior year of High School can... Read more »


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Top Gadget Cases by Personality: Part Two

July 18, 2011    |    By +
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Top Gadget Cases by Personality: Part Two

Due to the sheer volume of case options out there for smartphones, iPads and e-readers, we had to break up our favorite picks into a series of posts! As previously mentioned, gadget accessories tend to reflect the owner’s personal style. For the outdoorsy people, they’re going to need something that can handle the rough... Read more »


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Nerd Alert: Newest Addition to “Game of Thrones” Series

July 12, 2011    |    By +
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Nerd Alert: Newest Addition to “Game of Thrones” Series

Thanks to HBO’s recent adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series “Game of Thrones”, it’s now “cool” to like fantasy fiction. Or at least for now. This wildly successful book series has been somewhat under the radar of the mainstream until now. While the premiere season wrapped in June, new and old fans alike... Read more »


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Summer Beauty Picks

July 11, 2011    |    By +
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Summer Beauty Picks

Just like your wardrobe, it’s important to mix-up your beauty routine for the summer. You wouldn’t want to wear tweed in July, and the same goes for heavy make-up during the summer months. While I’m a total product junkie, there’s no way I’m buying all new make-up and beauty products for each season. The... Read more »


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Guru Review: Adidas Boat ClimaCool Shoes

July 7, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Review: Adidas Boat ClimaCool Shoes

For me, the Summer 2011 has been the summer of the boat shoe. No, not the retro, ironic, hipster style boat shoe, but the “Boat CC Lace” shoe from Adidas. Fusing summer style and great utility in and around water, the Boat CC Lace is a super summer accessory. The shoe is made out... Read more »


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Top Gadget Cases by Personality: Part One

June 15, 2011    |    By +
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Top Gadget Cases by Personality: Part One

With the massive popularity of smart phones and tablet computers, also comes a huge influx of tablet cases to choose from. For every gadget out there, there is a case to keep it covered and look cool at the same time. Like any accessory, even the cases you buy for practical reasons still tend... 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.