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Scoop the Best of Summer Sales

August 3, 2011    |    By +
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Scoop the Best of Summer Sales

I am a born bargain hunter. I’m the person who’s stocking up on winter coats in June and stockpiling flip flops in September.  My sale-hounding ways have worked out for me more than once, but while I love bargains, I don’t always buy something just because it’s discounted. While summer is in its final... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

July 29, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

This week blew by, just like the rest of summer. Can you believe it’s going to be August already on Monday?! Special shout-out to Gift Guru Dan T on his birthday. Next time we’ll be sure to make these DIY Red Velvet Cupcakes in a jar in time. In other Guru news, Dana H... Read more »


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Meet the Hello Kitty Creator’s Newest Character: Rebecca Bonbon

July 28, 2011    |    By +
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Meet the Hello Kitty Creator’s Newest Character: Rebecca Bonbon

After making her stateside debut over 35 years ago, Hello Kitty finally has to share the spotlight with a new adorable pooch. Meet Rebecca Bonbon. As the newest creation from Yuko Shimizu, she’s got some big shoes to fill. We were lucky enough to get a sneak peak at the full line of clothes,... Read more »


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Magical Gifts for Harry Potter Fans

July 14, 2011    |    By +
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Magical Gifts for Harry Potter Fans

It was all the way back in 2001, when the world first laid eyes on the very young cast of Harry Potter. 10 years later, the books, the movies and the cast themselves have become an iconic part of our culture and household names. And tomorrow it all comes to an end. Released in... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Melissa Chapman of The Staten Island Family

July 13, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Melissa Chapman of The Staten Island Family

Melissa Chapman is one busy lady! She regularly blogs about her marriage, family life,  and everything in between at Married My Sugar Daddy and The Staten Island Family. In addition, you can find her work in ABC News, Momtourage, Lifetime Moms, Babble, The Washington Post, Time Out NY Kids and iVillage. So it’s safe to... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

July 8, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

This week blew by, and made us all wish that four day work weeks were the norm. After the last fireworks were launched we were back in the gifting game. We even settled into our new headquarters , which incidentally, is right near a food truck that sells only Ice Cream sandwiches! Yes, we’re... Read more »


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Perfect Summer Toy: Z-Curve Bow for Kids

July 5, 2011    |    By +
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Perfect Summer Toy: Z-Curve Bow for Kids

Last winter, when things when things could not get colder, wetter, darker, or more snow-covered, I vowed that the Summer of 2011 would be dedicated to spending every moment possible having fun outdoors. Once the weather started to get nice, I realized that a promise to spend tons of time outdoors in some ways,... Read more »


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Leapfrog Launches LeapPad Explorer Tablet for Kids

June 29, 2011    |    By +
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Leapfrog Launches LeapPad Explorer Tablet for Kids

If you thought the tablet revolution would bypass the little ones, you were mistaken. Today Leapfrog’s entry into the tablet world, a.k.a. “LeapPad” goes on pre-sale and will hit retail shelves August 15th. As the industry leader in educational toys, LeapFrog naturally saw a great opportunity to bring educational content, personal creativity and smart... Read more »


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Sites We Love: Pinterest

June 9, 2011    |    By +
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Sites We Love: Pinterest

Inspiration can strike at any time. Many of us have endless bookmarks and folders on our computers of things that we like or want to remember. Before that, there were folders full of clippings and DIY scrapbooks. So what if there was a website that allowed you to save any image or link on... 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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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.