Posts Tagged ‘ Gourmet Food ’

Game Day Entertaining: Guest Guru

September 10, 2012    |    By +
Pin It
Game Day Entertaining: Guest Guru

Dawn Sandomeno and Elizabeth Mascali are co-founders and owners of Party Bluprints Inc. and The Party Bluprints Blog, are lifestyle and entertaining experts, and co-authors of Plan to Party. Elizabeth and Dawn have been featured on NBC TODAY Show, Fox TV Good Day NY, Good Housekeeping, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, and Redbook to name... Read more »


Posted in Trend Alert!    |    No Comments

NYIGF Inside Scoop: The Holiday Gift Sets from Stonewall Kitchen

August 23, 2012    |    By +
Pin It
NYIGF Inside Scoop: The Holiday Gift Sets from Stonewall Kitchen

We’re posting about the most unique, exciting and sure-to-be-popular gift ideas that we’re seeing while walking the New York International Gift Fair. It is one of the biggest events of its kind in the world and it’s right here in our own back yard. It’s also only open to media and buyers so read-on... Read more »


Posted in Sneak Peek    |    No Comments

Celebrate With A Stick!

March 28, 2012    |    By +
Pin It
Celebrate With A Stick!

It’s Something on a Stick Day! But here’s the real question; what comes to mind when we think of food on a stick? It’s usually a corn dog, cotton candy, candy apple, and basically anything you can get your hands on at a circus or carnival, right? Well there isn’t any carnival insight here,... Read more »


Posted in Trend Alert!    |    No Comments

National Potato Chip Day!

March 14, 2012    |    By +
Pin It
National Potato Chip Day!

  Today is National Potato Chip Day, and as far as I’m concerned, it should be a federal holiday! There’s no way around it. I love potato chips, and I certainly won’t be shy about taking a day to highlight and indulge in their awesomeness.  So on this hallowed day dedicated to the patriarch... Read more »


Posted in Trend Alert!    |    No Comments

Guest Guru: Dawn Sandomeno of Party Bluprints

December 6, 2011    |    By +
Pin It
Guest Guru: Dawn Sandomeno of Party Bluprints

After serving as a guest judge for our Giftee Awards, Dawn Sandomeno, graciously enough has offered to share her entertaining expertise with us. As one half of the dream team behind Party Bluprints, she and her partner Elizabeth Mascali have been dishing out helpful advice and guides to hosting and throwing the perfect party... Read more »


Posted in Guest Gurus    |    No Comments

A Gift for the Foodie Who Has Everything

November 10, 2011    |    By +
Pin It
A Gift for the Foodie Who Has Everything

Here at Gifts.com, we’re all about thinking out of the box when it comes to tracking down the coolest gifts. Especially when it’s a gift for a person with a specific hobby or interest.  Tasty gourmet gifts can usually be appreciated by anybody but it takes a special something to impress a foodie. That’s... Read more »


Posted in Trend Alert!    |    No Comments

How to Make the Best Hamburger

June 24, 2011    |    By +
Pin It
How to Make the Best Hamburger

We’re BIG burger fans at Gifts.com. Turkey, veggie, beef we love them all! And with 4th of July right around the corner, what better time to “beef” up your burger game? Like any recipe, it’s important to start with the basics. What type of meat (or veggie) you choose makes a huge difference when... Read more »


Posted in Trend Alert!    |    No Comments

Build Your Own Beef Jerky

June 16, 2011    |    By +
Pin It
Build Your Own Beef Jerky

I like to consider myself a beef jerky connoisseur. I’ve pretty much tried them all, from your gas station counter variety to locally-made packs from a meat shop. Jerky tends to have the reputation as “mystery meat”, especially the bigger brands, but the makers of SlantShack Jerky are changing all that. Their focus on... Read more »


Posted in Trend Alert!    |    No Comments

Cake Pops: The Latest Dessert Craze

June 2, 2011    |    By +
Pin It
Cake Pops: The Latest Dessert Craze

I think collectively as a society, we can all say, cupcakes are so over. Sure they’ll always have a sugary sweet place in our hearts, but it’s time we indulged our sweet tooth’s with something new. For a while, it was all about pies, then came macaroons, and even whoopie pies, which aren’t even... Read more »


Posted in Trend Alert!    |    2 Comments

Countdown to Turkey Day

November 19, 2010    |    By +
Pin It
Countdown to Turkey Day

Clockwise: Please Pass the Stretchypants Card, Thanksgiving Box of Questions, Jamie Oliver Mulled Wine Syrup, Totem Coasters, Lego Turkey Can you believe Thanksgiving is less than one week away? Neither can I, I haven’t even finished my Halloween candy yet! But as the holiday season picks up speed, I’m looking forward to starting my... Read more »


Posted in Trend Alert!    |    No Comments
Follow Me on Pinterest

Meet the Gurus


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.