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How to Create a Super Fun Summer Sleepover

July 11, 2012    |    By +
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How to Create a Super Fun Summer Sleepover

Sleepover parties were a childhood favorite of mine. I loved staying up late with my girlfriends gossiping about the latest teen heart throbs and doing head-to-toe makeovers. When throwing a sleepover party it’s always fun to have a central theme such as “Spa”, “Candy” or even “Camping”. When picking a theme focus on the... Read more »


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Toy Fair: Barbie Fashion Fun for 2012

February 23, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: Barbie Fashion Fun for 2012

Toy Fair is the largest international toy and game trade show in the Western Hemisphere. Tens of thousands are on hand to check out over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing and previewing the hottest games, toys and trends for kids (of all ages!). Each year the Gift Gurus walk the over 350,000 square feet of toys... Read more »


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Gift Fair Favorites: GrandCamp Adventures

February 3, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Fair Favorites: GrandCamp Adventures

The New York International Gift Fair is the bi-annual industry gathering for the gift industry. The tradeshow is THE place where 35,000 attendees from all over the globe come to see both the latest trends if gifting as well as to get a look at what the “must-have” gifts will be in the coming... Read more »


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Our 2011 Holiday Toy Guide is Here!

November 3, 2011    |    By +
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Our 2011 Holiday Toy Guide is Here!

Each year, the Gifts team compiles our favorite toys we tried and tested throughout the year to come up with our Holiday Toy Guide. And trust me when I say, it gets harder and harder each year. With so many toys out there and your child being bombarded with advertising everywhere, it’s hard to... Read more »


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Fun Family Food Projects for Halloween

October 21, 2011    |    By +
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Fun Family Food Projects for Halloween

What better way to get into the spooky spirit this Halloween then whipping up some fun and icky snacks for the family? So maybe the little ones aren’t up for Freddie Kruger just yet, but you can still scare up a good time with some fun food projects that are as easy to make... Read more »


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Sneak Peek: LEGO Life of George

September 29, 2011    |    By +
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Sneak Peek: LEGO Life of George

The Gift: LEGO Life of George (available October 1st for around $30) The Scoop: LEGO’s Life of George is a brand new game that combines both physical and digital game play. So how do you play? First you download the free Life of George app. to an Apple/iOS device (iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad…although... Read more »


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A Cool Digital Microscope for Wiz Kids

September 23, 2011    |    By +
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A Cool Digital Microscope for Wiz Kids

The Gift: The Celestron Handheld Digital Microscope (available now for around $100) The Scoop: This very easy-to-use microscope is a great way to get a big-time view of really small things! It’s so cool to see how tiny things (like bugs, currency, bugs, plants) look under the microscope. But it’s even cooler to take... Read more »


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Creative Back to School Gifts

September 6, 2011    |    By +
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Creative Back to School Gifts

Back to School shopping is all about stocking up on the basics: supplies, fall apparel and accessories, but why not think outside of the “lunch box” this season? Make some Back to School memories of your own with homemade gifts you can create from what you have at home. Make a Shadowbox Frame Make... Read more »


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Gift Fair Favorite: Poppy Children’s Clothing

August 30, 2011    |    By +
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Gift Fair Favorite: Poppy Children’s Clothing

The New York International Gift Fair is the bi-annual industry gathering for the gift industry. The tradeshow is THE place where 35,000 attendees from all over the globe come to see both the latest trends if gifting as well as to get a look at what the “must-have” gifts will be in the coming... Read more »


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Back to Basics: Braids

May 19, 2011    |    By +
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Back to Basics: Braids

Braids are all the rage these days. You can’t flip open a magazine or walk down the street without seeing some stylish lady with her hair intricately braided. Full disclosure, I was always jealous of the girls in school with french braids.  Anytime I attempted to copy their look, it was like I had... 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.