Posts Tagged ‘ Host ’

Sites We Love: Tastebook

January 10, 2012    |    By +
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Sites We Love: Tastebook

As a Gift Guru, I consider it my number one priority to not only find great gifts, but to give them as well. I’m always on the lookout for that something special that stands out from all of the usual stuff you find in the malls and other major retail chains. So anytime I... Read more »


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The Coolest Calendars of 2012

January 3, 2012    |    By +
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The Coolest Calendars of 2012

In today’s digital age, it’s a wonder that any one wears a watch or uses a calendar at all. Even kids have their own mobile devices and smartphones. So while we all have our schedules plugged into every device, it’s a nice change to have a beautiful calendar to hang up in your home... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Dawn Sandomeno of Party Bluprints

December 6, 2011    |    By +
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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 »


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Thanksgiving Gifts for the Host

November 18, 2011    |    By +
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Thanksgiving Gifts for the Host

While most holidays involve a gathering a friends and family, no other holiday celebrates the art of entertaining and home cooking more than Thanksgiving. From the small intimate gatherings, to the large scale family reunions, this holiday is all about showing our thanks to the bounty of the season and the people who take... Read more »


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A Gift for the Foodie Who Has Everything

November 10, 2011    |    By +
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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 »


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Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Evite

October 17, 2011    |    By +
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Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Evite

We have gotten some truly stellar folks to join us in our search for the best gifts of 2011. And throughout the 2011 Giftee Awards entry process, we’ll be featuring our partners right here on the Gift Rap Blog. Meet Jamie Molever,  from the most popular internet invitation site – Evite. Jamie is a... Read more »


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An Instant Party Kit for All Occasions

October 14, 2011    |    By +
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An Instant Party Kit for All Occasions

As a Gift Guru, the bar of expectations for gifts and party planning has been set high for my friends and family. Being a natural procrastinator, I’ve learned that to avoid sending gifts late or handling last minute occasions, it’s important to be prepared. My fellow Guru’s and I always like to say it’s... Read more »


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Perfect Portions with Super Scoopers

October 7, 2011    |    By +
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Perfect Portions with Super Scoopers

The Gift: Super Scoopers (available now for around $10 for a set of 4) The Scoop: We are an ice cream family- which is a good thing! But we also realize it’s smart to be judicious with the serving sizes we give our kids. Enter Super Scoopers! Super Scoopers are colorful, plastic (100% BPA... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

September 30, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Happy Friday all, we did it, we survived another week. And while Fall has officially started, the hot and sticky weather hasn’t allowed me break out my Autumn wardrobe just yet. The Guru’s got to indulge their kiddy side at Time to Play’s Holiday Toy Show this week. We got the full scoop on... Read more »


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Modern Gifts for Rosh Hashanah

September 28, 2011    |    By +
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Modern Gifts for Rosh Hashanah

It might seem a little early to be saying Happy New Year, but tonight starting at sundown marks the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah is New Year’s Day according to the Hebrew calendar and it commemorates the creation of the world as narrated in the Bible. While most families... 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.