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Weekend Test Drive: Buick Enclave Premium

September 18, 2012    |    By +
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Weekend Test Drive: Buick Enclave Premium

On a recent weekend I had the opportunity to test drive a GM car for free! My husband and I were thrilled at the idea of finding the perfect family car. We quickly made plans to visit friends in Upstate New York to see if our test vehicle fit our needs. Over the 4... Read more »


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The Honest Kitchen for the Honest Dog

July 25, 2012    |    By +
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The Honest Kitchen for the Honest Dog

I’ve unwrapped another pet gift idea to make sure it’s up to snuff and to give you the scoop! Name of product: Honest Kitchen Embark Dog Food What it is: Embark is a grain free, low carbohydrate dog food. This diet was designed for dogs of all life stages including active adults, puppies, pregnancy... Read more »


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A Solution for Dogs with Anxiety!

July 19, 2012    |    By +
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A Solution for Dogs with Anxiety!

Is your dog afraid of thunder like my three year old shih-tzu, Donald, who cowers when thunder strikes? When storms roll in, you’ll find Donald hiding in the bathroom or under my bed. His sad little face has made me wish for a solution. I couldn’t believe it when I saw the commercial for... Read more »


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Unwrapped: Tiny Love 3 in 1 Rocker Napper!

June 12, 2012    |    By +
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Unwrapped: Tiny Love 3 in 1 Rocker Napper!

The Gift: Tiny Love 3 in 1 Rocker Napper (available now for around $100) The Scoop: Finally a product that will make both baby and parents happy. This 3 in 1 rocker adapts to three different positions to suit baby’s needs in one simple motion. The best part is that the rocker motion works... Read more »


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Unwrapped: Modapet Designer Pet Bowl Review

May 29, 2012    |    By +
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Unwrapped: Modapet Designer Pet Bowl Review

As a dog owner to two shih tzu’s, I have gone through quite a few bowls in search of the perfect bowl. The majority of the time, it never holds their food. Luckily, I found one that is stylish and practical. Modapet Designer Pet Bowls sent me their newest color and I was able... Read more »


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Ready. Steady. Gift!

May 24, 2012    |    By +
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Ready. Steady. Gift!

The Gift: The Steady Tool by Gerber (available now for around $65) The Scoop: The Steady Tool from Gerber was a highlight from last year’s Outdoor Retailer summer trade show. Having an even dozen useful tools, including a fine edge blade, a serrated blade, three screwdrivers, pliers, and bottle opener the Steady is more... Read more »


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Guru & Dog Approved: Avant Garde Retractable Leash

May 16, 2012    |    By +
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Guru & Dog Approved: Avant Garde Retractable Leash

The Product: Avant Garde Retractable Leash matte collection (available now for around $30) Where to Buy it: 26 Bars & a Band.com The Review:  Dog approved! I was lucky enough to get to test a sample of the latest retractable leash, with the help of my schitzu Donald. We took this new product to the... Read more »


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Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster Review

October 5, 2011    |    By +
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Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster Review

The Gift: Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster for Kinect on XBOX 360 (available October 11th for around $50) The Scoop: Video Gamers have to get their start somewhere and I’d imagine many will get their start here. In Once Upon A Monster kids and families will be dropped into a storybook adventure with some... Read more »


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The Ultimate Workout Headphones: Yurbuds

August 17, 2011    |    By +
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The Ultimate Workout Headphones: Yurbuds

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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Guru Review: Adidas Boat ClimaCool Shoes

July 7, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Review: Adidas Boat ClimaCool Shoes

For me, the Summer 2011 has been the summer of the boat shoe. No, not the retro, ironic, hipster style boat shoe, but the “Boat CC Lace” shoe from Adidas. Fusing summer style and great utility in and around water, the Boat CC Lace is a super summer accessory. The shoe is made out... 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.