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What is a Parent’s Favorite Time of Year? ….Back to School!

August 15, 2012    |    By +
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What is a Parent’s Favorite Time of Year? ….Back to School!

It’s time for you and your kids to get back into the normal school routine and that means hitting the stores to stock up for the new year. Back to school shopping is all about basic supplies and the newest fall apparel. This year stay organized in style with these new trends your kids... Read more »


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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: Eco-Bonk Animals

February 19, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: Eco-Bonk Animals

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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Toy Fair: La Dee Da Fashions by Dee

February 16, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: La Dee Da Fashions by Dee

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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Toy Fair: Bobble Bots Moshi Monsters!

February 15, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: Bobble Bots Moshi Monsters!

  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... Read more »


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Toy Fair Favorites: American Girl Crafts

February 14, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair Favorites: American Girl Crafts

  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... Read more »


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Muppet Madness

November 17, 2011    |    By +
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Muppet Madness

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, there’s a lot to look forward to. Good food, family and friends, and most importantly, the new Muppets movie. That’s right, our felted friends are back, and fuzzier than ever, and I for one haven’t been this excited about a movie release since probably the last Muppet movie.... Read more »


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We’ve Got a Soft Spot for Squishables

November 7, 2011    |    By +
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We’ve Got a Soft Spot for Squishables

The Gift: Squishable stuffed animals (available now in two sizes for around $20 & $40) The Scoop: Squishables are the plushy-ish stuff animals (and monsters) ever! The round plush toys are ridiculously cute come in in two sizes. The 7.5″ Squishable is a great “Stocking Stuffer” option, but I’m my opinion, you really have... Read more »


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Most Wanted Toys for the Holidays

October 5, 2011    |    By +
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Most Wanted Toys for the Holidays

Last week, the Gift Guru team attended the Time to Play 2011 Holiday Showcase which showcases all the hottest toys for holiday. Besides announcing the “Most Wanted” toy list a.k.a all the toys your kids will be demanding in the coming months, we also got to play with all the toys first-hand to see... Read more »


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Gift Fair Favorites: Microcosmic Universe

September 15, 2011    |    By +
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Gift Fair Favorites: Microcosmic Universe

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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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.