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Guest Guru: Elizabeth Mascali

April 5, 2012    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Elizabeth Mascali

Elizabeth Mascali talks Easter entertaining. Elizabeth and her partner Dawn Sandomeno, co-founders and and owners of Party Bluprints and authors of Plan to Party, are lifestyle and entertaining experts who live by the philosophy that entertaining in your home can enrich your life. Thank you for contributing Elizabeth! When it comes to Easter Entertaining,... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Laurie Schacht the Toy Insider Mom

February 17, 2012    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Laurie Schacht the Toy Insider Mom

Toy Guru Laurie Schacht gave us her sage prediction about the toys of 2012 from the floor of the Toy Industry Association’s 2012 Toy Fair in New York City! Laurie is co-Publisher of The Toy Insider and CTO (chief toy officer) for The Toy Book and The Licensing Book, as well as the contributing... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Ed Crotty of The Toy Spy

December 1, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Ed Crotty of The Toy Spy

Our latest and greatest “Guest Guru”, is Ed Crotty of The Toy Spy. Along with his wife, Cheri, Crotty founded the site in late 2011, after successfully helping to start another toy related website, Zoolert. Which allows you to track any toy or gadget listing online and notifies you when it’s on sale or... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Karen Connell of A Child Grows in Brooklyn

July 6, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Karen Connell of A Child Grows in Brooklyn

As the founder and Editor-In-Chief of A Child Grows In Brooklyn, Karen Connell sought to create an all-in one resource for Brooklyn parents. As the #1 parenting site in Brooklyn, the site encompasses information on everything from the best teething products, pediatricians and playspaces. What started out as a personal blog in 2006 has... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Kate Brown of The Daily Burn

December 15, 2010    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Kate Brown of The Daily Burn

Kate Brown is an International Sports Science Association Certified Fitness Trainer at DailyBurn.com. She specializes in creating fitness programs that generate results and wellness lifestyle design that transforms people’s lives. Her fitness and nutrition tips are perfect for folks on-the-go, and have been published in Natural Health Magazine and various other publications. Secrets to... Read more »


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Guest Guru: My Favorite Gift

December 13, 2010    |    By +
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Guest Guru: My Favorite Gift

Even us Guru’s get stumped sometimes when it comes to finding great gifts. That’s when we turn to the greatest gifting resource of all: the Gifts team, to help us solve our gifting conundrums. This week’s edition of gifting guidance comes from Raina, a product manager by day, and newly minted mother by night.... 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.