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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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Best Graduation Gift Shopping Strategies!

April 19, 2012    |    By +
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Best Graduation Gift Shopping Strategies!

Looking for the perfect graduation gift? I’m here to help! I’ve thought long and hard about the best types types of gifts for grads and am laying them out for you, buffet style, in this post! Thank me later. Teens and young adults can be impossible to shop for. They’re so picky and their... Read more »


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Great Holiday Read: 2012 Guinness Book of World Records

November 9, 2011    |    By +
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Great Holiday Read: 2012 Guinness Book of World Records

The Gift: The Guinness Book of Records 2012 (available now for around $20) The Scoop: I vividly remember, when I was growing up, The Guinness Book of Records was my favorite book and renewed almost weekly from the Osborn Hill School library. I was fascinated by the rapid fire facts, oddities and records that... 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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Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster Review

October 5, 2011    |    By +
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Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster Review

The Gift: Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster for Kinect on XBOX 360 (available October 11th for around $50) The Scoop: Video Gamers have to get their start somewhere and I’d imagine many will get their start here. In Once Upon A Monster kids and families will be dropped into a storybook adventure with some... 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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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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Let’s Do Lunch: Back to School Essentials

August 24, 2011    |    By +
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Let’s Do Lunch: Back to School Essentials

    While kids are nervous and excited to head back to school, it’s really the parents that have a hard time getting back into the school days routine. One of main things parents stress about is what to pack for lunch and the best way to do it.  With concerns over childhood obesity... 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.