Posts Tagged ‘ Family ’

Perfect Summer Toy: Z-Curve Bow for Kids

July 5, 2011    |    By +
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Perfect Summer Toy: Z-Curve Bow for Kids

Last winter, when things when things could not get colder, wetter, darker, or more snow-covered, I vowed that the Summer of 2011 would be dedicated to spending every moment possible having fun outdoors. Once the weather started to get nice, I realized that a promise to spend tons of time outdoors in some ways,... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

July 1, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

The Gifts team has been experiencing some “senioritis” all week, with everyone antsy to get outside and enjoy the long holiday weekend. Whether that means fireworks, family cook-outs or just some old fashioned R&R, this 4th of July weekend is going to be one of the best. But before we say Bon Voyage, here... Read more »


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Summer Camping Essentials

June 22, 2011    |    By +
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Summer Camping Essentials

Last weekend I had the pleasure of taking a camping trip in upstate New York to stay in a friends remote cabin. The scenery was beautiful, the stars were bright and the mosquitoes were aplenty.  Full disclosure: I’m not exactly what you would call an “outdoorsy” person. This mantra perfectly sums up my general... Read more »


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The Ultimate Beach Accessory

June 21, 2011    |    By +
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The Ultimate Beach Accessory

With Father’s Day now behind us, we’re now heavily focusing on great gifts for the summer. One great summer gift I love is the Sand-Free Multimat from CGear which allows beach goers to make a sand-free area for themselves to fully enjoy long days at the beach. I love the beach, but the sand... Read more »


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Cake Pops: The Latest Dessert Craze

June 2, 2011    |    By +
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Cake Pops: The Latest Dessert Craze

I think collectively as a society, we can all say, cupcakes are so over. Sure they’ll always have a sugary sweet place in our hearts, but it’s time we indulged our sweet tooth’s with something new. For a while, it was all about pies, then came macaroons, and even whoopie pies, which aren’t even... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

May 27, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

If you’re still reading this and haven’t left your office yet or still checking some last minute emails, take my advice, step away from the computer and get outta there! Today kicks off the long Memorial Day weekend. That means BBQ’s, beaches, and whatever else begins with a B. It’s finally starting to feel... Read more »


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Gift Giveaway: FarOut Pro Car Roof Luggage Bag

May 26, 2011    |    By +
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Gift Giveaway: FarOut Pro Car Roof Luggage Bag

Summer’s here and the time is right…to hit the road! Whether you’re headed to the beach, doing some camping or just putting a long weekend together to see some friends, getting the most out of summer usually requires some road tripping. This summer Gifts.com is going to help you get you on your way... 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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Easy S’mores Maker: A Summer Essential

May 20, 2011    |    By +
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Easy S’mores Maker: A Summer Essential

There are certain things that will always remind us of summer. Hot dogs, Baseball, Fireflies, Lemonade, and ewy-gooey chocolatey s’mores. This time-honored campfire treat can now be made indoors, and without setting up a bonfire in your backyard. This microwavable S’Mores Maker is just one of the “Summer Essentials” that will be appearing on... Read more »


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Time to Play: Summer Toy Trends

May 2, 2011    |    By +
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Last week we attend the Time To Play Spring Showcase. The toy industry event gives media outlets and taste makers a peek at what toys will be hot this season (and beyond). Not only did we get a firsthand look at some really fun outdoor toys, such as the latest from Super Soaker and... 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.