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One Month Until Christmas

November 25, 2013    |    By +
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I’ve been bracing myself, because this is going to be quite a week! Hanukkah starts at sundown on Wednesday (and check out our great gift suggestions for Hanukkah, if you haven’t already); Thanksgiving kicks off on Thursday (if you’ll be entertaining, try one of our terrific cranberry cocktail recipes), and then the holiday shopping... Read more »


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7 Tips for Personalized Gifts

November 20, 2013    |    By +
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All fall, people have been asking me one question: “What are the hottest gifts for the holidays?” I’ve been telling them the trends I’m seeing, including Uggs, succulents, tablet computers, and a whole category of gifts: personalized gifts. Personalization, such as monogramming a gift, or adding a date or message, is both a classic... Read more »


And the hottest Halloween trend is…

October 31, 2013    |    By +
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What will you be dressing up as tonight? Last year, everyone was riffing off of the Psy phenomenon and wore suits. This year, it was looking like Miley Cyrus twerking costumes were going to take the lead, but wait! We were saved by Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis, whose video for “The Fox (What Does... Read more »


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Gifts for Scorpio Women

October 24, 2013    |    By +
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Exotic, tempestuous Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) women are never dull to be around. Scorpios are known for their magnetic personalities and intellectual prowess. Confident and direct, they work hard to achieve any goal (usually high) they set for themselves, and are a force to be reckoned with. Very protective of people they... Read more »


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Gifts for Scorpio Men

October 23, 2013    |    By +
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Sexy, mysterious Scorpio (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) men are a bit of an enigma. They are very secretive, but once you are alone with them, they want to know positively everything about you. Inquisitive and smart, they are also prone to a quick temper. The good news is that they let go of... Read more »


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Sweetest Day

October 19, 2013    |    By +
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The third Saturday in October is Sweetest Day, often called a second Valentine’s Day. It’s a holiday primarily celebrated in the Great Lakes region of the United States and Midwest, so depending on where you were raised, you may have grown up without ever hearing about it. Sweetest Day began in 1922 when a... Read more »


Gifts for Your Lazy Relatives

October 14, 2013    |    By +
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Let me start with a disclaimer: None of MY relatives are lazy. And no one in my husband’s family is, either. Nope. But I know there are a few lazy folks out there, hanging out on a recliner in a Dorito-crumbed tee-shirt without a care in the world. So maybe they are related to... Read more »


The Best Gifts for Libra Women

September 24, 2013    |    By +
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Social, smart and sexy, Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) women always make a memorable impression. Libras are known for being powerful, and you can see this in the likes of Kate Winslet, born Oct. 5, who famously rescued a 90-year-old woman by carrying her out of a house fire. Actresses Naomi Watts (Sept.... Read more »


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The Best Gifts for Libra Men

September 24, 2013    |    By +
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Charming, upbeat Libra (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) men are easy to fall for. Flirty while dating, yet faithful once committed, Libras make wonderful mates. Famous Libras include indie actor Jesse Eisenberg (who is turning the big 3-0 on Oct. 5), ¬†ab-tastic Hugh Jackman (Oct. 12) and Matt Damon (Oct. 8), who seems to... Read more »


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Halloween Shopping Ideas

September 18, 2013    |    By +
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I have a skeleton in my closet, but today, I’m letting it out: Halloween is my favorite holiday. As an editor at Gifts.com, I feel a wee bit guilty admitting this, since Halloween is such a dark, jagged holiday, compared with twinkly Christmas, pastel-clad Easter and passionate Valentine’s Day. Still, I love the sense... 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.