Posts Tagged ‘ Gifts For Kids ’

Meet the Maker: Jensen Wheeler Wolfe, The Little Yoga Mat

April 16, 2014    |    By +
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Ever wanted to quit your job, start teaching yoga and become an entrepreneur? That’s exactly what Jensen Wheeler Wolfe, the woman behind The Little Yoga Mat, did. Her company produces children’s yoga mats that are eco-friendly, made without harmful materials, and just the right size for wee yogis. But before becoming a yoga instructor... Read more »


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5 Trends for Toys in 2014

February 19, 2014    |    By +
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The American International Toy Fair is a treasure trove of playthings, with more than 1,000 toy manufacturers and distributors showing off their toys, from classics like puzzles to the latest software and video games. It’s not open to the public, but we get industry access for Gifts.com. Identifying what will be the hottest toys... Read more »


Gifts for the Lego Lover

February 7, 2014    |    By +
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With the opening of “The Lego Movie,” the first full-length feature showcasing Legos, the little blocks are enjoying a true moment in the sun. Not that Legos have ever gone out of fashion. After all, there’s such a sense of satisfaction when you press one Lego block into another and feel them click snugly... Read more »


Sweetest Day

October 19, 2013    |    By +
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The third Saturday in October is Sweetest Day, often called a second Valentine’s Day. It’s a holiday primarily celebrated in the Great Lakes region of the United States and Midwest, so depending on where you were raised, you may have grown up without ever hearing about it. Sweetest Day began in 1922 when a... Read more »


Seven Ways to Create Homework Heaven

October 1, 2013    |    By +
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Each fall, as the kids hit the playground with their spanking new backpacks and freshly combed hair, the earth shakes with the exuberant leaps of parents shouting “Yay! School is BACK!” Flash forward a few weeks and we are hit with reality of the “H” word, as in “homework.” Our nights are no longer... Read more »


Keep Summer Night Magic Alive Year-Round

September 27, 2013    |    By +
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During summer, the days are long and full of adventure. Even better, these sun-drenched days turn into sunset-filled nights that give new meaning to the words “endless summer.” From twilight picnics at the beach and family concerts in the park to hotdogs roasting over an open fire, these are the memories that make me... Read more »


Toy Insider’s Hot 20 Toys for the Holidays

September 26, 2013    |    By +
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Sure, the rest of us are just starting to pack away our swimsuits and replace them with sweaters, but The Toy Insider Magazine has been hard at work tracking down what will be the hottest toys this holiday season. They just announced their 20 picks for kids ages 0 to 9 and up, and... Read more »


Kids’ Party Trends: Sea Inspired

September 20, 2013    |    By +
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When I first started looking into trends for kids’ birthday parties, I knew it would be fun, but I wasn’t quite prepared for just how much fun! I did some serious digging to arm you with new, interesting themes that will stand out, and I discovered five terrific trends: woodland friends, camping, under the... Read more »


Birthday Party Survival Guide

September 17, 2013    |    By +
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When my children open a birthday party invitation, they jump up and down with anticipation and glee. I put on a fake smile and wonder how we are going to fit this event into an already packed weekend and what birthday gift we can buy that a) the birthday boy or girl really wants... Read more »


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Kids’ Party Trends: The Great Outdoors

September 9, 2013    |    By +
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When I first started looking into trends for kids’ birthday parties, I knew it would be fun, but I wasn’t quite prepared for just how much fun! Forget those run-of-the-mill, standard, party ideas like pink cupcakes, crowns and princesses. I did some serious digging and now I can arm you with new, interesting themes... 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.