Posts Tagged ‘ Summer ’

Happy Grandparents Day

September 8, 2013    |    By +
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Grandparents Day is observed each year on the first Sunday after Labor Day. The holiday was the brainchild of a West Virginia citizen, Marian McQuade, who for most of her life dedicated efforts in support of the elderly and causes for people over the age of 80. Grandparents Day was her idea; she wanted... Read more »


Host and Hostess Gifts for Labor Day

August 26, 2013    |    By +
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Labor Day means summer is coming to an end, and it’s true, that’s a bummer. But look on the bright side, because Labor Day weekend means an extra day off of work. And an extra reason to throw parties, or have get-togethers on the beach, poolside or on the deck. If you’ve been invited... Read more »


Inside the Beach Bag: Married Life

August 9, 2013    |    By +
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This gift idea is for young newlyweds. It’s an ideal creative shower or wedding gift, one that any good friend or relative can put together, and not only do you give them a present, you save the couple from the dreaded early onset bickering. The happy couple deserves to stay in the honeymoon phase... Read more »


Outdoor Retailer: Teva Turns 30

August 6, 2013    |    By +
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Each summer the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, becomes the world’s largest outdoor sports industry showcase and gathering. With over 25,000 exhibitors and attendees, OR (as it’s known in the industry) is THE place to find the hot products, browse latest industry trends and see great coming-soon gear from over 1,000 outdoor lifestyle and recreational... Read more »


Outdoor Retailer: Farm to Feet Socks

August 3, 2013    |    By +
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Each summer the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, becomes the world’s largest outdoor sports industry showcase and gathering. With over 25,000 exhibitors and attendees, OR (as it’s known in the industry) is THE place to find the hot products, browse latest industry trends and see great coming-soon gear from over 1,000 outdoor lifestyle and recreational brands.... Read more »


Outdoor Retailer: Gerber Freescape Lineup

August 2, 2013    |    By +
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Each summer the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, becomes the world’s largest outdoor sports industry showcase and gathering. With over 25,000 exhibitors and attendees, OR (as it’s known in the industry) is THE place to find the hot products, browse latest industry trends and see great coming-soon gear from over 1,000 outdoor lifestyle and recreational brands.... Read more »


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Inside the Beach Bag: Kids Edition

July 31, 2013    |    By +
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Many families are headed out for their vacations this time of year, squeezing in a few more weeks of pleasure before it’s back to school time. If you have family or friends who are heading to a beach, lake, or even pool with kids, here’s a fun, summery gift that is sure to be... Read more »


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Gifts for Baseball Fanatics

July 26, 2013    |    By +
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Yesterday, the Gift Gurus went out to the old ball game and enjoyed a day at Citi Field, home to the New York Mets. (We watched the Mets take on the Atlanta Braves.) As a team-building practice, sometimes it’s helpful to get out and watch how other teams work together. I’m a lifelong baseball... Read more »


BBQ Dreaming

July 24, 2013    |    By +
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The official flavor of summer is hands down, barbecue. If you do not get at least one flame-broiled and saucy something down your gullet before the season is over, you are missing out on one of the greatest American traditions there is. Chances are, we all have already entered BBQ heaven this summer and... Read more »


Happy National Hot Dog Day

July 23, 2013    |    By +
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Gathering around the backyard grill. Cooking with a campfire. Cheering on your team at the baseball stadium. None of these beloved summer moments would be the same without hot dogs. In honor of National Hot Dog Day, celebrated on July 23rd , we wanted to give a toast to one of Americans’ favorite foods.... 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.