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Holiday Cocktails for Christmas

December 20, 2013    |    By +
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Holiday season is in full swing and by now I’m sure you’ve either been to at least one ugly holiday sweater party, attended a corporate “end of year” event or are at least planning your big Christmas Eve dinner with your nearest and dearest. This season is jam-packed with get-togethers, full of cheerful and... Read more »


Last Minute Edible Holiday Gifts

December 19, 2013    |    By +
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We are down to the wire for Christmas shopping, but don’t worry, there is still a little time for you to find what you need for everyone on your list. And since this is the perfect season for festive holiday treats, I decided to focus on seasonal sweets, which make great gifts for a... Read more »


Cranberry Cocktails for Thanksgiving

November 22, 2013    |    By +
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Cranberries are an important part of the Thanksgiving meal. These tiny, sweet and tangy fruits are usually enjoyed in sauce form, complementing the star of the show: the turkey. But, I am here to tell you that cranberries can have another place on the dinner table, too, and that would be in your cocktail... Read more »


Win $500 in the Gifts.com Halloween Pinterest Contest

October 22, 2013    |    By +
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The countdown to our favorite spooky holiday is underway and with only nine days left for planning your Halloween festivities, not only for your little monsters, but for the adults as well, the pressure is on. Luckily, this is where Pinterest comes in to save the day and perhaps even your wallet! With all... Read more »


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The Yummiest Halloween Treats

October 17, 2013    |    By +
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The interwebs are all aflutter with adorably spooky and eerie-sistable Halloween treats and sweets, and here at Gifts.com, it is no different. This time of year is for sure one of our favorites, with all the ghoulish costumes, ghastly decor, and have you seen our spook-tacular Halloween cocktail roundup?! There are endless ways to... Read more »


Spook-tacular Halloween Cocktails

October 7, 2013    |    By +
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Halloween is one of the most spook-tacular celebrations of the year for both kids and grownups. For the young ones, serious candy binging is the highlight of their year! And for us adults, a Halloween party is just what the good witch (or bad) ordered. Costumes,  spooky decor, ghoulish looking treats, and party foods are... Read more »


Apple Themed Fall Cocktails

September 19, 2013    |    By +
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The fall holds some of my fondest memories waiting to be re-lived each year, like apple picking, pumpkin carving, and vibrant fallen leaves. My taste buds (especially my cocktail-sampling ones) seem to shift and crave the juicy star of the season: apples! I just can’t get enough. And what better way to enjoy nature’s... Read more »


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Yom Kippur Guest Etiquette

September 13, 2013    |    By +
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Yom Kippur, the day of atonement, is one of the two holiest of Jewish holidays, the other being Rosh Hashanah. It is the sound off to the beginning of the Jewish New Year and the end of the High Holy Days. Before you start planning your holiday outfit and picking the party playlist, know... 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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