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Gifts for Whiskey Lovers

March 13, 2014    |    By +
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Whiskey is the drink that legends are made of. Its roots date back to the 15th century, when Europeans used this distilled spirit for medicinal purposes. Depending on the region, malted barley or grains like wheat, rye or corn were distilled in copper stills, then aged in wooden casks. As the practice spread, whiskey... Read more »


Gifts for St. Patrick’s Day

March 11, 2014    |    By +
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Top o’ the morn’! It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day. Maybe you’re taking March 17 off of school or work to get an early start in pubs with names like Molly Malone’s, O’Toole’s and Patsy’s. Kilts and Celtic bands will abound, as will parades overflowing with bagpipes, free-flowing grog and everything green. At our house,... Read more »


Six Boozy Trends

March 11, 2014    |    By +
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There’s something about spring that makes me love a cocktail. Maybe it’s the fresh scent of rosemary and honeysuckle that fills the air, or the brighter, longer days. Or maybe it’s just that a lemon drop martini isn’t a bad ways to end a day. Whatever the reason, spring fever is here—and we can... Read more »


One-of-a-Kind Valentine’s Day Gifts

February 4, 2014    |    By +
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Love doesn’t happen every day–and it doesn’t happen to just anyone. So when a day comes along—like Valentine’s Day—that lets me celebrate those I love, I dream of gifts that are as unique and special as they are. I can tell you how I’m going to achieve this, in a single word: personalization. It... Read more »


Great Gifts for 16-Year-Old Boys

October 22, 2013    |    By +
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I like to think that I still have it. For example, while listening to an Imagine Dragons song the other day, my 10-year-old daughter nearly fell out of her seat belt when she realized I knew the lyrics. I didn’t miss an episode of “Breaking Bad” and I rock a fedora. But when it... Read more »


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Seven Ways to Create Homework Heaven

October 1, 2013    |    By +
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Each fall, as the kids hit the playground with their spanking new backpacks and freshly combed hair, the earth shakes with the exuberant leaps of parents shouting “Yay! School is BACK!” Flash forward a few weeks and we are hit with reality of the “H” word, as in “homework.” Our nights are no longer... 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.