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Meet the Judges: Drea Lester

November 3, 2012    |    By +
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  The 2012 Giftees are underway and you are probably wondering what the panel of judges is & who they are, right?  It’s up to You, the public, to ultimately decide on the Best Gifts of the Year.  But, when nominations ended, the esteemed judges helped select the Top 10 gift ideas in each category... Read more »


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Win a $1000 Shopping Spree!

October 22, 2012    |    By +
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It’s time to cast your votes for the Best Gift of the Year in 10 fun categories! Winners will be announced on November 26th, Cyber Monday. What’s in it for you? You could win a $1000 Holiday Shopping Spree or another great prize just for voting & sharing your votes.  Vote and share as... Read more »


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Meet the Judges: Jamie Greenspan

October 17, 2012    |    By +
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Name:Jamie Greenspan Title:Manager of Marketing and Business Development Brand/Blog:evite Bio: Jamie Greenspan kicked off her career at a top Los Angeles talent agency where she spent much of her time finding the perfect gifts for their roster of A-list clients. After leaving the entertainment industry, she worked in fashion before finding her true calling... Read more »


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Meet the Judges: Trae Bodge

October 5, 2012    |    By +
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        Name: Trae Bodge Title: Senior Editor Brand/Blog: RetailMeNot Insider Bio: Consumer spending expert Trae Bodge is a senior editor and spokesperson for The RetailMeNot Insider, an online lifestyle magazine developed by RetailMeNot, the world’s leading destination for online coupon codes and deals. Trae is regularly featured on FOX, ABC, CBS,... Read more »


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Meet the Giftees Judges: Kimberly Vetrano

September 26, 2012    |    By +
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Meet the Giftees Judges: Kimberly Vetrano

Name: Kimberly Vetrano Title: Owner and Editor of SheScribes.com Bio:  Kimberly is the owner and editor of She Scribes. She is a mom, wife, blogger, freelance writer & photographer and mini-zoo keeper. Kimberly resides in the suburbs of New York City with her husband, two children, five cats and a dog. She enjoys writing about... Read more »


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Meet the Giftees Judges: Melissa Chapman

September 20, 2012    |    By +
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Meet the Giftees Judges: Melissa Chapman

Name: Melissa Chapman Title: Relationships, parenting and lifestyle blogger Brand/Blog: Married My Sugar Daddy, Staten Island Family, and Lifetime Moms Bio:  Melissa Chapman blogs about her kids, marriage and everything in between at marriedmysugardaddy.com and after writing her Kids in the City Staten Island Advance column for four years she currently helms www.thestatenislandfamily.com. She... Read more »


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Meet the Giftees Judges: Laurie Schacht

September 13, 2012    |    By +
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Meet the Giftees Judges: Laurie Schacht

Name: Laurie Schacht Title: The Toy Insider Mom CTO (Chief Toy Officer) Brand/Blog: The Toy Insider and The Toy Book Bio: Laurie is co-Publisher of The Toy Insider CTO (chief toy officer) for The Toy Book and The Licensing Book, as well as the contributing toy editor for Woman’s Day magazine, and Founder of... Read more »


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Meet the Giftees Judges: Kimberly Coleman

September 4, 2012    |    By +
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Meet the Giftees Judges: Kimberly Coleman

  Name: Kimberly Coleman Title: Founder Blog: Foodie City Mom and Mom In The City Bio: Kimberly combines three of her passions – food, city life and motherhood – on her Foodie City Mom and Mom in the City lifestyle blogs. A graduate of Columbia College and former financial researcher, she became a parenting... Read more »


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Meet the Giftees Judges: Dawn Sandomeno & Elizabeth Mascali

August 29, 2012    |    By +
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Meet the Giftees Judges: Dawn Sandomeno & Elizabeth Mascali

  Name: Dawn Sandomeno and Elizabeth Mascali Title: Co-founders and Owners Brand/Blog: Party Bluprints Inc. Bio: Dawn Sandomeno and Elizabeth Mascali, co-founders and owners of Party Bluprints Inc. and The Party Bluprints Blog, are lifestyle and entertaining experts and the authors of Plan to Party. Dawn and Elizabeth, have been featured on NBC TODAY... Read more »


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Meet the Giftees Judges: Jill Smokler

August 28, 2012    |    By +
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Meet the Giftees Judges: Jill Smokler

Name: Jill Smokler Title: Author of Scary Mommy the book and Scarymommy.com Bio:  Jill Smokler blogs about motherhood – the good, the bad and the scary – at scarymommy.com. Her take on motherhood has appeared on The Today Show, CNN, Good Morning America, Huffington Post and a vast array of waiting room type magazines.... 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.