Posts Tagged ‘ Labor Day ’

Take Our Labor Day Quiz

September 2, 2013    |    By +
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You already know that Labor Day is celebrated on the first Monday of September, and that the national holiday pays tribute to the efforts of American workers from all walks of life. You might even know that the very first Labor Day was celebrated on September 5, 1882. Labor Day came out of the... Read more »


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Our Picks for Easy Labor Day Recipes

August 29, 2013    |    By +
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The end-cap to summer, Labor Day weekend is the perfect excuse to gather together your friends and family. Get in those outdoor games, barbecue dinners and lazy, sun-drenched afternoons while you still can, before the nippy fall weather arrives. I’ve included a few of my favorite recipes and some new ideas I have gathered... Read more »


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Host and Hostess Gifts for Labor Day

August 26, 2013    |    By +
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Labor Day means summer is coming to an end, and it’s true, that’s a bummer. But look on the bright side, because Labor Day weekend means an extra day off of work. And an extra reason to throw parties, or have get-togethers on the beach, poolside or on the deck. If you’ve been invited... Read more »


One Last Thing! 6 Things to do Before the End of Summer.

August 31, 2012    |    By +
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One Last Thing! 6 Things to do Before the End of Summer.

Our days of summer fun in the sun are numbered, but that’s not stopping us from enjoying every last minute that we have left. Here are a few things that the Gifts.com Gift Gurus want to do before the cool air sends us indoors for the winter. Tell us: What do you want to... Read more »


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Labor Day Celebrations that Make a Difference

August 30, 2012    |    By +
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Labor Day Celebrations that Make a Difference

Labor Day, like many American holidays, has become a holiday with multiple causes for celebration – the last hurrah before the end of summer, the start of football season, or the last opportunity to wear white. However, Labor Day is unlike any other American holiday, since it is not marking any major conflict or... Read more »


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Labor Day Holiday Sales Guide

September 2, 2011    |    By +
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Labor Day Holiday Sales Guide

I have to be honest, I’m actually okay with Summer being over. There’s only so many ways I can work an outfit around a 90 degree temperature. With the school year right around the corner and all the new Fall styles in stores, I’m very excited at the prospect of wearing pants on a... Read more »


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Made in the Shade with Pop-Up Shade Shacks

September 1, 2011    |    By +
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Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... 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.