Posts Tagged ‘ Non-Gifting Holidays ’

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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4th of July: Guru Style

June 29, 2012    |    By +
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4th of July: Guru Style

We take celebrating our nation’s independence seriously and like to make it seriously fun even when we’re off the clock! So we wanted to share with our loyal readers some of our favorite things about the 4th (fireworks and Declaration of Independence and products that make them even better. I think we all agree... Read more »


Take Your Dog to Work Day Travel Gear

June 15, 2012    |    By +
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Take Your Dog to Work Day Travel Gear

Work and play all in one day! It’s Take Your Dog To Work Day! If you love your doggie like I love mine then you wish you could bring him with you everywhere all of the time! Well today is a special day that celebrates these great companions and offers a fun, summer Friday... Read more »


Best Friends Day Gifts

June 8, 2012    |    By +
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Best Friends Day Gifts

When I first started thinking about Best Friends Day, I thought this would be a child or tween type of post. But, the more I thought about it, I realized that it is even more important to celebrate our friends as we get older. Friends are one of my favorite things about life. We’re... Read more »


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Meow! Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month

June 5, 2012    |    By +
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Meow! Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month

When Spring comes around we usually think of showers, flowers, and Memorial Day but, we are forgetting about one of the most important events of the year. It’s Adopt a Shelter Cat Month!  Have you adopted a pet from the shelter or rescued one from being abandoned before? Share with us the story of... Read more »


National Hamburger Month!

May 22, 2012    |    By +
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National Hamburger Month!

In my book, few things beat a great hamburger. So imagine my excitement, when I found out that May is National Hamburger Month! So what’s one to do to observe National Hamburger Month? First thing. Eat a lot of hamburgers!  Next thing?  As a gifting expert, it makes some sense to do a quick... Read more »


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Bike to Work Commuter Essentials

May 18, 2012    |    By +
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Bike to Work Commuter Essentials

Weather permitting, I am riding my bike to work today to celebrate National Bike to Work Day. I love riding my bike to work when warmer weather comes around. It’s more refreshing than riding the subway, I don’t have to sit in traffic like I would in a car, and I can shower at... Read more »


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Fiesta Essentials!

May 4, 2012    |    By +
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Fiesta Essentials!

Cinco de Mayo is this weekend – so it’s time to break out el sombrero and maracas you have buried in the back of your closet! I tend to stay away from tequila every other day of the year (several too many bad college nights with Jose Cuervo) but on Cinco de Mayo it... Read more »


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Tax Refund Party!

April 16, 2012    |    By +
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Tax Refund Party!

How will you spend yours? This is the end of the road tax payers. Tuesday, as in tomorrow, is the last day to file your taxes so if you haven’t already, get to it! But, hopefully most of you have filed and are ready to spend that refund check! We sure are! It’s hard... 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.