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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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How To: Shop for Graduation Gifts

April 3, 2012    |    By +
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How To: Shop for Graduation Gifts

Spring Break is over for most high school and college seniors. And, they have one thing on their minds. Graduation! Surprisingly, the most popular time for people to come to Gifts.com for Graduation Gift Advice is during the month of April. So, I’m writing this post to help you get your grads gifts that... Read more »


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Gift Fair Favorites: Dogeared Jewelry

February 6, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Fair Favorites: Dogeared Jewelry

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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The Go-Anywhere HMDX Wireless Speaker

January 26, 2012    |    By +
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The Go-Anywhere HMDX Wireless Speaker

The Product: The HMDX “Flex” wireless speaker (available May/June 2012 for around $30) The Scoop: In a mobile world, music is ubiquitous. Whether your tunes are stored on a device or streamed via a music service, music has never been more accessible. As such, there are more and more options for playing your mobile... Read more »


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CES 2012 Favorites: Golla Bags

January 24, 2012    |    By +
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CES 2012 Favorites: Golla Bags

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the world’s largest consumer technology trade show. Nearly 150,000 attendees are on hand to check out over 2500 exhibitors showcasing their latest products on more than 1.6 million feet of exhibit space. This trade show is massive! Since consumer electronics are the hottest and (still) fastest growing... Read more »


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We “LIKE” This

October 31, 2011    |    By +
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We “LIKE” This

As a Gift Guru, I’m always on the lookout for gifts I like. Sometimes, finding gifts I like requires an exhaustive search at the cost of blood, sweat and tears. Other times, a gift I like will basically fall in my lap. Case in point, it really doesn’t get any easier then liking the... Read more »


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Guru Approved: Philips O’Neill Snug Headphones

September 22, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Approved: Philips O’Neill Snug Headphones

The Gift: The Snug Headphones by Philips/O’Neill (available now for around $60) The Scoop: A good pair of headphones is a tech must-have. For the most part, I look for three things when it comes to headphones: sound quality, value and style. I have spent some time* with The Snug Headphones by Philips (collaborating... Read more »


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An Indestructible iPad Sleeve

August 31, 2011    |    By +
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An Indestructible iPad Sleeve

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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Gift Fair Favorites: Latico Leathers Amazonia Collection

August 19, 2011    |    By +
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Gift Fair Favorites: Latico Leathers Amazonia Collection

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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Demerit Badges for Adults

August 9, 2011    |    By +
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Demerit Badges for Adults

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... 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.