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Guest Guru: Planning for Greener Bridal Shower Gifts

March 7, 2012    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Planning for Greener Bridal Shower Gifts

Being the Queen of Green, Amity loves to share her eco-friendly tips and finds on her site Green Gifts Guide. Along with sharing her eagle-eyed finds, her site is a great resource for entertaining and being generous to people and the planet too. Since eco-weddings are such a big trend these days, we asked... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Amity Hook-Sopko of Green Gifts Guide

November 15, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Amity Hook-Sopko of Green Gifts Guide

Being the “Queen of Green”, Amity loves to share her eco-friendly tips and finds on her site Green Gifts Guide. Along with sharing her eagle-eyed finds, her site is a great resource for entertaining and being generous to people and the planet too. Amity is a regular contributor to Green Child Magazine and was... Read more »


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Get the Halloween Spirit on a Budget!

October 26, 2011    |    By +
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Get the Halloween Spirit on a Budget!

Halloween can be a lot of fun, but it can also get crazy expensive. Although we love the $1600 talking ghostly marble bust, we know that we’d rather save our pennies for presents in December. So, how do we conjure the spirit of Halloween without breaking the bank? Enter the Gifts.com “Halloween Thirteen” guide.... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

October 7, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Bottoms up, it’s Ocktoberfest! Raise your steins, your glasses, it’s been a long week and you’ve earned it. The Guru’s have been as busy as ever. We got to play with some toys all day, we shared our go-to Birthday presents that we like to have on hand in a pinch, AND.. drumroll please,... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

September 30, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Happy Friday all, we did it, we survived another week. And while Fall has officially started, the hot and sticky weather hasn’t allowed me break out my Autumn wardrobe just yet. The Guru’s got to indulge their kiddy side at Time to Play’s Holiday Toy Show this week. We got the full scoop on... Read more »


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July 27th is National Scotch Day

July 27, 2011    |    By +
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July 27th is National Scotch Day

That’s good because, as the Gift Gurus could tell you, each of the past three years, I’ve made a (quite vocal) New Year’s resolution to become acquainted with Scotch. And each of the last three years, I’ve failed to take step one towards making good on that resolution (…like most resolutions!). On the surface,... Read more »


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How to Make the Best Hamburger

June 24, 2011    |    By +
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How to Make the Best Hamburger

We’re BIG burger fans at Gifts.com. Turkey, veggie, beef we love them all! And with 4th of July right around the corner, what better time to “beef” up your burger game? Like any recipe, it’s important to start with the basics. What type of meat (or veggie) you choose makes a huge difference when... Read more »


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Memorial Day Weekend: Fun in the Sun

May 25, 2011    |    By +
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Memorial Day Weekend: Fun in the Sun

As the official kick-off to summer draws near, people are making their last minute Memorial Day plans for the long weekend. While the original intention of the holiday is to honor fallen soldiers, it’s become more of a symbol of celebrating the American way of life. Whether that’s flocking to the beach, roasting hot... Read more »


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Derby Day

May 5, 2011    |    By +
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Derby Day

Just because the royal wedding is over, doesn’t mean it’s time to put away your fancy hats. With all the news that’s been going on lately, I almost forgot one of the biggest parties in the Spring, the Kentucky Derby. Horse racing may not be everybody’s forte, but what about mint juleps and big... Read more »


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How to Easter-ify your Home

April 20, 2011    |    By +
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How to Easter-ify your Home

Ushering in the season of blooming flowers and longer days can be just what you needed to get over the gloomy, grim winter blues. There’s no better time than Easter to dust off your pastel linens and welcome spring with open arms (and windows). Take my advice and do a little prep work before... 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.