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The Wide World of Gift Giving

January 17, 2013    |    By +
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The Wide World of Gift Giving

Ever wonder which countries celebrate the most gift giving holidays? Who do you think comes out on top? English speaking nations (Australia,England, and of course the United States)are the clear winners, but Sweden is close behind. Learn all sorts of fascinating information from the weirdest traditions to the most monumental gifts of all time... Read more »


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How to Buy Gifts for the Home? Home Gifts Ideas

September 12, 2012    |    By +
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How to Buy Gifts for the Home? Home Gifts Ideas

Women often spend hours searching for gifts when family or friends are celebrating a special occasion, and although we are known to enjoy the odd shopping trip (pardon the modesty), we’re somewhat less enthusiastic about the pressures of finding the perfect present for others. There’s nothing worse than walking into a store, not even... Read more »


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Game Day Entertaining: Guest Guru

September 10, 2012    |    By +
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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 »


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Age Appropriate Gifts for Grandparents

September 7, 2012    |    By +
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Age Appropriate Gifts for Grandparents

With Grandparents Day coming up on September 9th, it marks a great time to reflect on where you come from and think about all your grandparents have seen in their lifetimes. I’m a sucker for a historical, romantic tale so I love hearing stories from my grandparents. But, it’s not just a time to... Read more »


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Meet the Giftees Judges: Kimberly Coleman

September 4, 2012    |    By +
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Meet the Giftees Judges: Kimberly Coleman

  Name: Kimberly Coleman Title: Founder Blog: Foodie City Mom and Mom In The City Bio: Kimberly combines three of her passions – food, city life and motherhood – on her Foodie City Mom and Mom in the City lifestyle blogs. A graduate of Columbia College and former financial researcher, she became a parenting... Read more »


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Labor Day Celebrations that Make a Difference

August 30, 2012    |    By +
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Labor Day Celebrations that Make a Difference

Labor Day, like many American holidays, has become a holiday with multiple causes for celebration – the last hurrah before the end of summer, the start of football season, or the last opportunity to wear white. However, Labor Day is unlike any other American holiday, since it is not marking any major conflict or... Read more »


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Meet the Giftees Judges: Dawn Sandomeno & Elizabeth Mascali

August 29, 2012    |    By +
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Meet the Giftees Judges: Dawn Sandomeno & Elizabeth Mascali

  Name: Dawn Sandomeno and Elizabeth Mascali Title: Co-founders and Owners Brand/Blog: Party Bluprints Inc. Bio: Dawn Sandomeno and Elizabeth Mascali, co-founders and owners of Party Bluprints Inc. and The Party Bluprints Blog, are lifestyle and entertaining experts and the authors of Plan to Party. Dawn and Elizabeth, have been featured on NBC TODAY... Read more »


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Meet the Giftees Judges: Jill Smokler

August 28, 2012    |    By +
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Meet the Giftees Judges: Jill Smokler

Name: Jill Smokler Title: Author of Scary Mommy the book and Scarymommy.com Bio:  Jill Smokler blogs about motherhood – the good, the bad and the scary – at scarymommy.com. Her take on motherhood has appeared on The Today Show, CNN, Good Morning America, Huffington Post and a vast array of waiting room type magazines.... Read more »


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Announcing the Kick Off of the 2nd Annual Giftee Awards!

August 21, 2012    |    By +
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Announcing the Kick Off of the 2nd Annual Giftee Awards!

I am thrilled to announce that the 2012 Giftees are up and running for the 2nd year in a row! Now, we need your help in finding the 10 best gifts of 2012. To make things even more exciting, we’re giving away a $1000 holiday shopping spree and other great prizes too!  All you... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Sexy Mother’s Day Gifts

May 10, 2012    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Sexy Mother’s Day Gifts

Melissa Chapman is one busy lady! She regularly blogs about her marriage, family life, and everything in between at Married My Sugar Daddy and you can find her work in ABC News, Momtourage, Lifetime Moms, Babble, The Washington Post, Time Out NY Kids and iVillage. Thank you for contributing, Melissa! Don’t get me wrong... 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!"

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.