Posts Tagged ‘ Proud Parent ’

Sites We Love: KidCrave

May 9, 2012    |    By +
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Sites We Love: KidCrave

KidCrave is a site loaded with stylish, playful and practical kid stuff and I love it. I’m always on the lookout for the newest and coolest kid-friendly gift ideas available. And, as Childrens’ Gift Editor, websites are one of the cornerstones of my research strategy to find the next “big” thing. One of my... Read more »


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“Scary Mommy” Q&A With Jill Smokler

May 2, 2012    |    By +
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“Scary Mommy” Q&A With Jill Smokler

“Confessions of a Scary Mommy” is a great new book from author, award-winning blogger and of course, mom, Jill Smokler. Confessions is collection of essays, anecdotes from Jill, as well as, real life confessions from moms confronting the reality that motherhood is simultaneously an intensely difficult and an intensely rewarding labor of love.  If... Read more »


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Gift Fair Favorites: Dogeared Jewelry

February 6, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Fair Favorites: Dogeared Jewelry

The New York International Gift Fair is the bi-annual industry gathering for the gift industry. The tradeshow is THE place where 35,000 attendees from all over the globe come to see both the latest trends if gifting as well as to get a look at what the “must-have” gifts will be in the coming... Read more »


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Cold Weather Essentials for Her

October 28, 2011    |    By +
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Cold Weather Essentials for Her

After living in New York City for 6 years, and being a Florida native, I’ve finally figured out how to skate through the winter unscathed. Here is my suggested invincible winter wardrobe that will have you skipping through blizzards and freezing rain like it’s a summer afternoon. Sure, I had to save my pennies... Read more »


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Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Parents Magazine

October 10, 2011    |    By +
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Giftee Awards Guest Judge: Parents Magazine

We have gotten some truly stellar folks to join us in our search for the best gifts of 2011 and each week, we’ll be featuring one of them right here on the Gift Rap Blog. Meet 2011 Giftee Awards Judge Taryn Mohrman, lifestyle editor at Parents Magazine. Parents Magazine is one of America’s most... Read more »


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Sneak Peek: Sandless Tote Bags by CGear

August 15, 2011    |    By +
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Sneak Peek: Sandless Tote Bags by CGear

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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Top Gadget Cases by Personality: Part One

June 15, 2011    |    By +
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Top Gadget Cases by Personality: Part One

With the massive popularity of smart phones and tablet computers, also comes a huge influx of tablet cases to choose from. For every gadget out there, there is a case to keep it covered and look cool at the same time. Like any accessory, even the cases you buy for practical reasons still tend... Read more »


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Daddy Scrubs

May 23, 2011    |    By +
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Daddy Scrubs

With Father’s Day quickly approaching (June 19th!), I’d like to give a gifting shout-out to a certain type of dad who deserves a little extra attention. I’m talking about the “soon-to-be” or “brand-new” dad. There are two great reasons why these types of dads deserve an extra tip of the cap. First and foremost,... Read more »


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A Piece of Home

December 10, 2010    |    By +
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A Piece of Home

When I was a little girl, we always got a complicated puzzle for Christmas that took us most of holiday break to complete. I now see the genius behind this strategy because it kept us thinking and gave us something fun to do together as a family. So, when I saw these fun city... Read more »


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Scrapbooker’s Digital Storyteller

November 9, 2010    |    By +
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Scrapbooker’s Digital Storyteller

Okay, this thing is cool!  This one is for anyone who loves the idea of putting together a scrapbook and/or photo album, but hates the idea of having to put together all the captions to help remember years from now. Just add an included label to each photo, scan the label and talk!  Years... 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!"

Gwen P.
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.