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Five-Year Anniversary Gift Ideas

April 15, 2014    |    By +
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Has it really been FIVE YEARS since you said, “I do?” Congratulations. You’re no longer newlyweds. This milestone marks 1,725 days of building a solid foundation for many happy years ahead. It’s no coincidence that the traditional five-year wedding anniversary gift is wood. Trees soar to new heights, reach for the sun and grow... Read more »


They’re Engaged! To Gift or Not to Gift?

March 31, 2014    |    By +
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You’ve just heard the good news: your friend/cousin/neighbor/insert relationship here is engaged. It’s time to say congratulations! But how? Is a simple “I’m so happy for you!” enough or is a gift a mainstay of today’s engagement etiquette? I was confused—and so were those around me. To get to the bottom of the engagement... Read more »


5 New Orleans-Inspired Gifts

March 3, 2014    |    By +
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NOLA is a rich cultural melting pot steeped in history and brimming over with some of the best food you’ll ever put in your mouth. Well-known for Mardi Gras and Cafe du Monde, jazz royalty and the French Quarter, New Orleans is practically a state of mind. If you’ve visited this sultry Southern city... Read more »


Make It a Funny Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2014    |    By +
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Laughter elevates your mood, decreases stress and boosts energy. Humor also plays an important role in forging new relationships—and making them last. When my husband and I took that hike, lost the trail and ended up scrambling down a cliff to make our dinner reservations, we laughed until we cried late into the night.... Read more »


Valentine’s Day Gifts for Teachers

February 6, 2014    |    By +
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In third grade my teacher complimented—and encouraged—my creative writing. This led to a winning entry in a young author’s contest, followed by the high school newspaper, the college newspaper, magazines, corporate writing stints and, ironically enough, this blog. While you may think of Valentine’s Day as a holiday for lovers, or a day to... Read more »


Gifts for Capricorn Women

December 24, 2013    |    By +
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Practical, fashion forward and ambitious, the Capricorn woman (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) is discriminating to say the least. The opposite of frivolous, this powerhouse and natural leader prefers quality—not quantity. Think one cashmere shawl instead of five ill-fitted synthetic (gasp!) sweaters. She knows, after all, that first impressions count. Whether she is heading... Read more »


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Gifts for the Capricorn Man

December 24, 2013    |    By +
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While a goat may not seem like the sexiest of animals, you can’t help but reconsider after meeting a Capricorn man. As surefooted, agile and tenacious as a mountain goat, your favorite Capricorn is most at home scaling mountains and navigating precarious cliffs. He is a determined overachiever (some may even call him a... Read more »


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Hey Black Friday! You Are Dead to Me. (Sorry About That.)

November 28, 2013    |    By +
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It is the holiday shopping season, but the words “Black Friday” don’t make me positively giddy. I love the holidays. I love finding special, memorable gifts to show those in my life how much I care. But join the road-rage filled parking lots, endless checkout lines and Hunger Games-like clamor to be among the... Read more »


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Gifts for Sagittarius Women

November 25, 2013    |    By +
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Confident, optimistic and adventurous, the Sagittarius woman (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) is known for her outlandish sense of humor and love of faraway travels. She is always ready to embark on the next great adventure, learn something new or grow her social circle by adding friends from all walks of life. Her enthusiasm is contagious,... Read more »


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Gifts for Sagittarius Men

November 24, 2013    |    By +
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For a Sagittarius man (Nov. 21-Dec. 21), life is less about the destination and more about the journey. A born searcher and wanderer, he is an intelligent thinker who continually searches for truth, beauty and wisdom. Represented by the Archer Centaur, half animal/half human intellectuals that balance idealism with restraint, the Sagittarius man wants... 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.