Posts Tagged ‘ Spring ’

Gifts for a Rainy Day

March 21, 2014    |    By +
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I’m singing in the rain, but only in my imagination. My rain boots and trench coat are gathering dust, since we’re in a drought in Los Angeles. So I’m suffering from rainy day envy every time I hear about a nice soaking received in other parts of the country. There’s nothing better than waking... Read more »


Reasons to Ring in Spring

March 20, 2013    |    By +
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It’s official, we survived winter! Now it’s time to shed those layers of down, wool and boots to get ready for spring. I can barely keep it together thinking about finally being able to go outside without socks on, without a heavy coat, and to see flowers and leaves while I walk to the... Read more »


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Spring Pin-Spiration Pinterest Contest

February 18, 2013    |    By +
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Pin anything from Gifts.com worth up to $100 that inspires you about Spring for your chance to win it! We’re so excited about spring – from blooming flowers, to spring fashion, to finally being able to eat outside again! We want to help you get in the spirit of Spring by giving you something... Read more »


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Happy Groundhog Day!

February 2, 2013    |    By +
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According to folklore (and Wikipedia), if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day, then spring will come early; if it is sunny, the groundhog will supposedly see its shadow and retreat back into its burrow, and the winter weather will continue for six more weeks. Punxsutawney Phil is... Read more »


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What’s In? Mason Is In!

January 23, 2013    |    By +
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What’s In? Mason Is In!

The Gifts: Aladdin’s Spring 2013 Drinkware Line Up (available in stores April/May) The Scoop: Aladdin recently showcased some of the Spring 2013 products. The “Americana” trend is white hot and these beverage holders are kinda like the “comfort food” of drinkware. Here are two must-haves: The Original Insulated Mason Tumbler has such a retro,... Read more »


Sweet Summer Time…..

May 23, 2012    |    By +
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Sweet Summer Time…..

Kick start to your summer wardrobe is officially almost here and people are making their last minute Memorial Day plans for the long weekend. Whether you are going to the beach, barbequing or traveling to your favorite family vacation spot, I have you covered on fun easy looks for this upcoming weekend. Before the... Read more »


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Spring Cleaning Inside and Out

April 20, 2012    |    By +
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Spring Cleaning Inside and Out

It’s time to come out of hiding and let the sunshine in! The problem with all that sunshine is that now you can really see that your house is in dire need of a serious cleaning . It’s okay though, we can help get your place in tip top shape in no time! Here... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Elizabeth Mascali

April 5, 2012    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Elizabeth Mascali

Elizabeth Mascali talks Easter entertaining. Elizabeth and her partner Dawn Sandomeno, co-founders and and owners of Party Bluprints and authors of Plan to Party, are lifestyle and entertaining experts who live by the philosophy that entertaining in your home can enrich your life. Thank you for contributing Elizabeth! When it comes to Easter Entertaining,... Read more »


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A Tisket, A Tasket…

April 2, 2012    |    By +
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Easter is around the corner and if you’re still thinking what to fill those Easter baskets with, I’ve got you covered. I’m a huge fan of personalized baskets I think it puts an extra personal touch on the holiday. Also, kids love that they have their very own with their name on it. The... Read more »


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It’s Raining, It’s Pouring…

March 29, 2012    |    By +
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It’s Raining, It’s Pouring…

It’s National Umbrella Month! I guess it happens in March so we’re all prepared when those April showers arrive because there are so many sizes, designs, and materials out there that it seems like we should have added “find the perfect umbrella” to our New Year Resolutions. But, never fear! I’ve found a handful... 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.