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How to Make the Best Hamburger

June 24, 2011    |    By +
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How to Make the Best Hamburger

We’re BIG burger fans at Gifts.com. Turkey, veggie, beef we love them all! And with 4th of July right around the corner, what better time to “beef” up your burger game? Like any recipe, it’s important to start with the basics. What type of meat (or veggie) you choose makes a huge difference when... Read more »


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Cake Pops: The Latest Dessert Craze

June 2, 2011    |    By +
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Cake Pops: The Latest Dessert Craze

I think collectively as a society, we can all say, cupcakes are so over. Sure they’ll always have a sugary sweet place in our hearts, but it’s time we indulged our sweet tooth’s with something new. For a while, it was all about pies, then came macaroons, and even whoopie pies, which aren’t even... Read more »


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Memorial Day Weekend: Fun in the Sun

May 25, 2011    |    By +
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Memorial Day Weekend: Fun in the Sun

As the official kick-off to summer draws near, people are making their last minute Memorial Day plans for the long weekend. While the original intention of the holiday is to honor fallen soldiers, it’s become more of a symbol of celebrating the American way of life. Whether that’s flocking to the beach, roasting hot... Read more »


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Easy S’mores Maker: A Summer Essential

May 20, 2011    |    By +
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Easy S’mores Maker: A Summer Essential

There are certain things that will always remind us of summer. Hot dogs, Baseball, Fireflies, Lemonade, and ewy-gooey chocolatey s’mores. This time-honored campfire treat can now be made indoors, and without setting up a bonfire in your backyard. This microwavable S’Mores Maker is just one of the “Summer Essentials” that will be appearing on... Read more »


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Derby Day

May 5, 2011    |    By +
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Derby Day

Just because the royal wedding is over, doesn’t mean it’s time to put away your fancy hats. With all the news that’s been going on lately, I almost forgot one of the biggest parties in the Spring, the Kentucky Derby. Horse racing may not be everybody’s forte, but what about mint juleps and big... Read more »


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How to Easter-ify your Home

April 20, 2011    |    By +
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How to Easter-ify your Home

Ushering in the season of blooming flowers and longer days can be just what you needed to get over the gloomy, grim winter blues. There’s no better time than Easter to dust off your pastel linens and welcome spring with open arms (and windows). Take my advice and do a little prep work before... Read more »


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A Culinary Passport to New Orleans

March 8, 2011    |    By +
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A Culinary Passport to New Orleans

You may have outgrown your bead-throwing days, but there are still plenty of ways to celebrate Mardi Gras aka Fat Tuesday, this year. Spice up your dinner routine with these cool cooking kits from Destination Dinners. The name says it all, each kit features all the ingredients you need to prepare a complete dish... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

February 25, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Looks like we got a head start on those April showers. It’s been another long, busy week, but this weekend is chocked full of fun stuff to look forward to. We’ve got our Oscar bets placed, and a lot of fashion week coverage to drool over. With St. Patty’s Day and Mardi Gras right... Read more »


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Award Worthy Gifts

February 21, 2011    |    By +
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Award Worthy Gifts

If you’re like us, you’re anticipating the red carpet and the winners of the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb 27th. There are some really amazing movies up for the coveted “Best Picture” Oscar so we thought it would be fun to match up gifts with the 10 nominees. Whether they liked “True Grit”, “Inception”... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

February 4, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Die-hard football fan or not, the Superbowl is always a party. As the Steelers and Packers go head to head this Sunday, I for one will be indulging in my favorite game-day snack: 7-layer dip. Whether you’re hosting a party yourself or just attending, here some snacking inspiration to feed the masses.   And... 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.