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A Short History of Dolls

December 26, 2012    |    By +
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Dolls have been around for millennia, with the first appearing a staggering 15,000 years ago. Since then, they have been, bought, collected and given as gifts to people of all ages for a variety of different cultural and customary reasons. Here is a short history of dolls, explaining some of the interesting and unusual... Read more »


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Happy Birthday Ken!

March 13, 2012    |    By +
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Happy Birthday Ken!

On March 13, 1961 Barbie landed the ultimate blue-eyed hottie boyfriend Ken. After a brief split in 2004, Barbie and Ken have now reconciled and are living happily ever after in Malibu. It’s hard to believe Ken is 51 years old today; he doesn’t look a day over 27! I guess he’s had some... Read more »


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Toy Fair: Barbie Fashion Fun for 2012

February 23, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: Barbie Fashion Fun for 2012

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 toys... Read more »


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Toy Fair: La Dee Da Fashions by Dee

February 16, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: La Dee Da Fashions by Dee

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 toys... 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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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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Ken: The Ultimate Boyfriend

March 24, 2011    |    By +
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Ken: The Ultimate Boyfriend

The “golden couple” that’s the talk of the tabloids isn’t Brangelina or the upcoming royal nupitals, it’s America’s sweethearts Barbie and Ken. After calling it splitsville back in 2004, Ken finally wooed back his lady love using the national media and his signature charm. So how did he do it? Well the book, “I... Read more »


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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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