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Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

October 29, 2013    |    By +
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When it comes to Halloween costumes, it can be tough planning and getting creative each year. Some years, we nail it and have the perfect outfit laid out months in advance, and some years it’s the night before Halloween and find ourselves browsing the local drugstore for inspiration. If this is one of those tough... Read more »


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Simple and Sweet Baby Shower Planning

July 9, 2013    |    By +
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Planning a baby shower can be stressful, especially if you don’t have any kids or have never been to a baby shower and are tasked with the job of hostess. Don’t worry! Planning a baby shower is actually about as easy and fun as it gets. You should already have a theme and a... Read more »


You’re Invited To a Monster Bash!!

October 12, 2012    |    By +
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Halloween is one of my favorite holidays and what I love most of all is throwing a fun spooktacular event. This year I’m helping my sister throw a fun Halloween party for my nephew and all his friends. We picked a Halloween Fun House as our central theme for the party with lots of... Read more »


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10 Fall Favorites For Guys

September 19, 2012    |    By +
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10 Fall Favorites For Guys

If forced to make a choice, I’m pretty sure I’d pick Fall as my favorite season. The sports, the weather, the food and the whole getting-back-into-the-rhythm-things vibe suits me perfectly. With summer now in the rear view mirror, our sights are now set on making the most of fall. Here are some of my... Read more »


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5 Fabulous DIY Baby Shower Gifts

September 11, 2012    |    By +
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5 Fabulous DIY Baby Shower Gifts

Sometimes the most thoughtful and meaningful gifts are those that are made by hand with love. A homemade present carries with it love and sentiment that you can’t get from a toaster oven or other store bought gifts. Read on for some ideas of gifts that you can make yourself for a baby shower.... Read more »


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It’s National Craft Month!

March 15, 2012    |    By +
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If you’re like me, you have a list a million miles long of craft projects you dream of completing. Whether it’s finally getting around to your honeymoon scrapbook or stenciling a design on your bathroom walls; we want to know what kinds of craft projects YOU love to tackle in your spare time. Answer... Read more »


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Toy Fair Favorites: American Girl Crafts

February 14, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair Favorites: American Girl Crafts

  Toy Fair is the largest international toy and game trade show in the Western Hemisphere. Tens of thousands are on hand to check out over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing and previewing the hottest games, toys and trends for kids (of all ages!). Each year the Gift Gurus walk the over 350,000 square feet of... Read more »


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Craft Your Heart Out

January 30, 2012    |    By +
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We’re always looking for new fun ways to make the holidays unique and Valentine’s Day is no different. That’s why we hooked up with our favorite card makers, Hello! Lucky and created printable valentines that you can cut, craft and give away. They’re perfect for friends, family, workmates, crushes and classmates. We even put... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

January 27, 2012    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

The only question that’s on our mind this week is, are you ready for some football?! Even if you’re not a sports nut, it’s hard not to get wrapped up in buzz around the Superbowl. Whether you’re a die-hard pigskin fan, or you’d rather watch the Puppy Bowl; either way there’s bound to be... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

December 9, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

By now you’re wrapping up the last of your presents and sitting contently staring at all of your finished holiday cards.  If this sounds more like a dream than a reality, then we’re in the same boat. I’ve only just scratched the surface of my holiday shopping and preparation, so I won’t be sipping... 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.