Posts Tagged ‘ Kids ’

Back to Basics: Braids

May 19, 2011    |    By +
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Back to Basics: Braids

Braids are all the rage these days. You can’t flip open a magazine or walk down the street without seeing some stylish lady with her hair intricately braided. Full disclosure, I was always jealous of the girls in school with french braids.  Anytime I attempted to copy their look, it was like I had... Read more »


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Time to Play: Summer Toy Trends

May 2, 2011    |    By +
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Last week we attend the Time To Play Spring Showcase. The toy industry event gives media outlets and taste makers a peek at what toys will be hot this season (and beyond). Not only did we get a firsthand look at some really fun outdoor toys, such as the latest from Super Soaker and... Read more »


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Where My Peeps At? How to Stuff an Easter Basket

April 15, 2011    |    By +
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Where My Peeps At? How to Stuff an Easter Basket

Whether the kids are just old enough to say “bunny” or are way too cool to admit they still want one; Easter baskets are a tradition that should be as fun to fill as they are to un-pack. To make sure that every-bunny is happy on Easter morning, follow our guide to the perfect... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

April 1, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Happy April Fools Day to all you pranksters out there. The internet has been rife with practical jokes all day long we don’t know what to believe anymore! Spring is here, even though we’re expected to get snow this weekend (collective groan), and that means Easter brunches and Mother’s Day lunches to look forward... Read more »


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A Practical Gift for Parents

February 28, 2011    |    By +
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A Practical Gift for Parents

Is March 15th circled on your calendar? Granted, it’s not a gift-able holiday, but it is a quirky day you might want to pay attention to. March 15th is the day your tax-advantaged flexible spending accounts will reset. So, there’s a chance if you have an FSA, you may have some funds that you... Read more »


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Dad’s Secret Weapon: Glomate

November 8, 2010    |    By +
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Parents have tons of responsibilities.  One of my (not so) serious jobs as a dad is to run bedroom security each night. Lately, there’s been a little situation around how dark a room is allowed to be at bedtime and also, what may or may not be hiding in the room while certain children... Read more »


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Shark Week is Back!

August 24, 2010    |    By +
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If you’re a fan of the Discovery Channel, it is indeed the most wonderful time of the year.  That’s right, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week kicks off on Sunday.  For the next week, we’ll all become armchair elasmobranchologists (a.k.a shark specialist) starting August 1st, with the Shark Week kickoff show “Ultimate Air Jaws” at 9PM... 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.