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How Much Do You Love Hello Kitty?

April 30, 2014    |    By +
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Meow! I grew up with Hello Kitty, the cute little cartoon spokescat for the Japanese company Sanrio whose face has spawned a thousand pencil cases. Back in the day, I had my Hello Kitty coin purse, erasers, and gum, and I thought I was a major collector. Then I got distracted for a couple... Read more »


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Mother’s Day Gifts for Chic Grandmas

April 23, 2014    |    By +
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How can you spot a chic grandma? The hat is usually a giveaway (and the shopping bag, museum ticket and dinner reservation).

The chicest of women out there can be tough to shop for. Their standards are high and they already know where to shop. Now, throw in the added challenge of shopping for a chic Grandma. She’s the kind of person who has vacationed in Paris, who has a wicked sense of style she’s been... Read more »


Five-Year Anniversary Gift Ideas

April 15, 2014    |    By +
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Has it really been FIVE YEARS since you said, “I do?” Congratulations. You’re no longer newlyweds. This milestone marks 1,725 days of building a solid foundation for many happy years ahead. It’s no coincidence that the traditional five-year wedding anniversary gift is wood. Trees soar to new heights, reach for the sun and grow... Read more »


Paying it Forward: The Etiquette on Regifting

April 14, 2014    |    By +
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For a show about “nothing,” Seinfeld certainly has had a lasting effect on our culture. The sit-com popularized innumerable terms, perhaps none more famous than the word “regifting,” as heard in “The Label Maker” episode (which first aired in 1995 but can often be seen in repeats). The concept is simple: you receive a... Read more »


8th Anniversary Gift Ideas–Bronze

April 9, 2014    |    By +
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For those of you impressive gift-givers who strictly follow the anniversary traditions, we applaud you (as I am sure do your significant others and all gifting recipients.) The traditional 8th anniversary gift category is bronze and pottery, while the modern take on the occasion calls for linens and lace. In sticking with tradition, we... Read more »


Passover Seder for Newbies

April 8, 2014    |    By +
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Passover is on its way, and Jewish tables around the world will be piled high with matzah, bitter herbs, and wine for the Passover seder, the ceremonial feast that celebrates the freeing of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt. Many Jewish homes invite strangers or acquaintances to the table for the seder—and in recent... Read more »


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Gracious Gifts for Your Easter Hostess

April 8, 2014    |    By +
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I’m fairly certain that deviled eggs and pound cake were created specifically for Easter dinner in the South, so I’m impatiently counting the days until the holiday. Where I live, the azaleas are blooming riotously, the daffodils are already standing tall in their Easter bonnets, and—if the lines at the market are any indication—everyone’s... Read more »


High School Graduation Gifting Tips and Ideas

April 7, 2014    |    By +
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Like clockwork, each school year ends with a new crop of graduating seniors and a stack of graduation party invitations to attend to. While we are all excited for this new group’s venture into college life, world travels or next step-of-choice, it gets tough knowing what is cool and appropriate to give to all... Read more »


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Spring Gift Occasion Checklist

April 4, 2014    |    By +
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Last weekend, I showed up at a birthday party late. Really late, like 24 hours. Whoops. Realizing the party had been Saturday, not Sunday, we left the birthday present hanging on the doorknob of the darkened house, sent our friends a text, and slunk away. It’s easy to lose track of dates and days... Read more »


Win a Luxurious Prize Package for Mom!

April 4, 2014    |    By +
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She birthed you, burped you and changed your dirty diapers—now it’s time to thank mom for all her love by wrapping her in some luxurious gifts this Mother’s Day. She deserves it! Gifts.com will be rewarding one lucky winner a prize package of beautiful gifts in our “Wrap Her in Love” Giveaway. Prize consists... 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.