Posts Tagged ‘ Family ’

Let’s Do Lunch: Back to School Essentials

August 24, 2011    |    By +
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Let’s Do Lunch: Back to School Essentials

    While kids are nervous and excited to head back to school, it’s really the parents that have a hard time getting back into the school days routine. One of main things parents stress about is what to pack for lunch and the best way to do it.  With concerns over childhood obesity... Read more »


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Sneak Peek: Sandless Tote Bags by CGear

August 15, 2011    |    By +
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Sneak Peek: Sandless Tote Bags by CGear

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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New Outdoor Sports Craze: Slacklining

August 15, 2011    |    By +
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New Outdoor Sports Craze: Slacklining

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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Sneak Peek: Nerf Vortex Launch

August 12, 2011    |    By +
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Sneak Peek: Nerf Vortex Launch

The Gift: Nerf Vortex Blasters (four blasters available 9/10/11 ranging from $10 – $40) The Scoop: Nerf likes to shoot stuff. Whether its water with their Super Soakers, or darts with their N-Strike Blasters, Nerf has always been great at scratching that “shooter” itch. It’s VERY exciting to see Nerf continue their shooter evolution... Read more »


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Scoop the Best of Summer Sales

August 3, 2011    |    By +
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Scoop the Best of Summer Sales

I am a born bargain hunter. I’m the person who’s stocking up on winter coats in June and stockpiling flip flops in September.  My sale-hounding ways have worked out for me more than once, but while I love bargains, I don’t always buy something just because it’s discounted. While summer is in its final... Read more »


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Christmas in July Sale

July 21, 2011    |    By +
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Christmas in July Sale

In this sweltering heat, it’s hard to think about snowflakes and Santa. But for those sale-lovers and early-bird shoppers out there, it’s never too soon to start stockpiling your closet with gifts for the holidays. Get a sneak peak of QVC’s massive Christmas in July sale before they release more deals to the public... Read more »


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Magical Gifts for Harry Potter Fans

July 14, 2011    |    By +
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Magical Gifts for Harry Potter Fans

It was all the way back in 2001, when the world first laid eyes on the very young cast of Harry Potter. 10 years later, the books, the movies and the cast themselves have become an iconic part of our culture and household names. And tomorrow it all comes to an end. Released in... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Melissa Chapman of The Staten Island Family

July 13, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Melissa Chapman of The Staten Island Family

Melissa Chapman is one busy lady! She regularly blogs about her marriage, family life,  and everything in between at Married My Sugar Daddy and The Staten Island Family. In addition, you can find her work in ABC News, Momtourage, Lifetime Moms, Babble, The Washington Post, Time Out NY Kids and iVillage. So it’s safe to... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

July 8, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

This week blew by, and made us all wish that four day work weeks were the norm. After the last fireworks were launched we were back in the gifting game. We even settled into our new headquarters , which incidentally, is right near a food truck that sells only Ice Cream sandwiches! Yes, we’re... Read more »


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NASA Space Shuttle Inspired Gear

July 8, 2011    |    By +
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NASA Space Shuttle Inspired Gear

The Space Race is over. NASA launched the space shuttle Atlantis this morning at 11:26 am as the final space shuttle mission.  After 30 years, the space shuttle program has come to a close. In honor of this historic and record-breaking program, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite space related gifts. From... 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.