Posts Tagged ‘ LEGO ’

Gifts for the Lego Lover

February 7, 2014    |    By +
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With the opening of “The Lego Movie,” the first full-length feature showcasing Legos, the little blocks are enjoying a true moment in the sun. Not that Legos have ever gone out of fashion. After all, there’s such a sense of satisfaction when you press one Lego block into another and feel them click snugly... Read more »


Editor Spotlight: LEGO Lion Chi Temple

July 11, 2013    |    By +
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It’s hard to believe but here at gifts.com we are beginning our research on what will be the best gifts to give this holiday season. Today, we went to the Holiday Media Gift Guide Event where the media gets a sneak preview of new products that hope to be a hit for the holidays.... Read more »


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Ahoy Matey…..The Pirates Band of Misfits Movie

April 27, 2012    |    By +
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Ahoy Matey…..The Pirates Band of Misfits Movie

The Pirates Band of Misfits movie is only a few days away and I thought it would be fun to embrace the pirate trend of 2012. From clothing to toys there is no shortage of buccaneer fashions and booty for the little one. Here is a list of my favorite pirate looks and toys.... Read more »


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Girls Love LEGOs!

March 12, 2012    |    By +
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Girls Love LEGOs!

  Girls love LEGOs too. I know this because my 5 year old daughter and my nieces love to play with them.  However, a barrier for girls to really “get into” playing with LEGOs has been that the blocks and building set themes have historically tended to be geared more towards the little guys.... Read more »


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Toy Fair: LEGO DUPLO “Read and Build” Books

February 21, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: LEGO DUPLO “Read and Build” Books

Toy Fair is the largest international toy and game trade show in the Western Hemisphere. Tens of thousands are on hand to check out over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing and previewing the hottest games, toys and trends for kids (of all ages!). Each year the Gift Gurus walk the over 350,000 square feet of toys... Read more »


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Sneak Peek: LEGO Life of George

September 29, 2011    |    By +
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Sneak Peek: LEGO Life of George

The Gift: LEGO Life of George (available October 1st for around $30) The Scoop: LEGO’s Life of George is a brand new game that combines both physical and digital game play. So how do you play? First you download the free Life of George app. to an Apple/iOS device (iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad…although... Read more »


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Higher LEGO Learning With the MBA

May 11, 2011    |    By +
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Higher LEGO Learning With the MBA

99.9% of the time “the next level” is a tired cliché to describe a well-intentioned but usually uninspired update of something. So when something truly is that “next level” you feel compelled to shout the news from the mountain tops. The LEGO Master Builder Academy is all about the next level and is the... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

February 25, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Looks like we got a head start on those April showers. It’s been another long, busy week, but this weekend is chocked full of fun stuff to look forward to. We’ve got our Oscar bets placed, and a lot of fashion week coverage to drool over. With St. Patty’s Day and Mardi Gras right... Read more »


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New Kid on the Block

January 19, 2011    |    By +
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New Kid on the Block

What happens when you combine the two favorite interests for boys, Ninjas and Legos? You get Ninjagos, the newest brick set and game from Lego. Unlike most Lego sets, Ninjagos are designed for battle.  Along with playsets and vehicles, it’s all about mastering the art of “spinjitzu”. You can collect different Ninjago Spinners and... Read more »


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Countdown to Turkey Day

November 19, 2010    |    By +
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Countdown to Turkey Day

Clockwise: Please Pass the Stretchypants Card, Thanksgiving Box of Questions, Jamie Oliver Mulled Wine Syrup, Totem Coasters, Lego Turkey Can you believe Thanksgiving is less than one week away? Neither can I, I haven’t even finished my Halloween candy yet! But as the holiday season picks up speed, I’m looking forward to starting my... 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.