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Cyber Monday Discount Round-Up!

November 28, 2011    |    By +
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Cyber Monday Discount Round-Up!

With Cyber Monday, you get the best of both worlds. Major discounts and deals from your favorite retailers and stores, and the best part, you get to score all the savings from the comfort of your own home or office (if you’re shopping on your lunch break like myself). After all, no one wants... Read more »


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Stocking Stuffers for Everyone

November 22, 2011    |    By +
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Stocking Stuffers for Everyone

With Black Friday less than a week away and everyone rushing around to track down deals and the best-selling gear, it’s the stocking stuffer gifts that end up being an afterthought. Why do you think stores stock tiny impulse buys right near the register? So instead of stuffing their stocking with batteries and and... Read more »


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Muppet Madness

November 17, 2011    |    By +
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Muppet Madness

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, there’s a lot to look forward to. Good food, family and friends, and most importantly, the new Muppets movie. That’s right, our felted friends are back, and fuzzier than ever, and I for one haven’t been this excited about a movie release since probably the last Muppet movie.... Read more »


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Great Holiday Read: 2012 Guinness Book of World Records

November 9, 2011    |    By +
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Great Holiday Read: 2012 Guinness Book of World Records

The Gift: The Guinness Book of Records 2012 (available now for around $20) The Scoop: I vividly remember, when I was growing up, The Guinness Book of Records was my favorite book and renewed almost weekly from the Osborn Hill School library. I was fascinated by the rapid fire facts, oddities and records that... Read more »


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We’ve Got a Soft Spot for Squishables

November 7, 2011    |    By +
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We’ve Got a Soft Spot for Squishables

The Gift: Squishable stuffed animals (available now in two sizes for around $20 & $40) The Scoop: Squishables are the plushy-ish stuff animals (and monsters) ever! The round plush toys are ridiculously cute come in in two sizes. The 7.5″ Squishable is a great “Stocking Stuffer” option, but I’m my opinion, you really have... Read more »


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Our 2011 Holiday Toy Guide is Here!

November 3, 2011    |    By +
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Our 2011 Holiday Toy Guide is Here!

Each year, the Gifts team compiles our favorite toys we tried and tested throughout the year to come up with our Holiday Toy Guide. And trust me when I say, it gets harder and harder each year. With so many toys out there and your child being bombarded with advertising everywhere, it’s hard to... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

October 21, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Greetings fellow gifters! Are you as excited about this weekend as I am? Halloween is right around the corner and I still don’t have a costume, so if anybody wants to share any inspiring costume ideas, I’m all ears. And even though it’s not even November yet, I’m already inundated with Thanksgiving catalogs filled... Read more »


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Fun Family Food Projects for Halloween

October 21, 2011    |    By +
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Fun Family Food Projects for Halloween

What better way to get into the spooky spirit this Halloween then whipping up some fun and icky snacks for the family? So maybe the little ones aren’t up for Freddie Kruger just yet, but you can still scare up a good time with some fun food projects that are as easy to make... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

October 14, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Hello Gifters! It’s been another busy week here, but a good kind of busy. We welcomed another addition to our judges panel for the Giftee Awards. What’s that you say? Well we haven’t been able to shut-up about it, but time is running out to nominate your favorite gift for 2011 and be entered... Read more »


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Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Parents Magazine

October 10, 2011    |    By +
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Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Parents Magazine

We have gotten some truly stellar folks to join us in our search for the best gifts of 2011 and each week, we’ll be featuring one of them right here on the Gift Rap Blog. Meet 2011 Giftee Awards Judge Taryn Mohrman, lifestyle editor at Parents Magazine. Parents Magazine is one of America’s most... 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.