Posts Tagged ‘ Summer ’

Inside the Beach Bag: Teen Guys

July 19, 2013    |    By +
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One of the most quintessential parts of the summer is going to the beach. It’s one of those fantastic experiences that almost everyone loves and everybody has their favorite activities. I, for instance, love reading magazines and soaking in the rays, while others prefer swimming or playing beach volleyball. After my first beach trip... Read more »

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Summer Camp Care Package Goodies

July 16, 2013    |    By +
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If your kids are heading out to sleep away camp this summer I’m sure you have already gotten the phone call or letter of things they “need”. If you want your child to be a happy camper this summer send them a care package of unexpected surprises to add a little more excitement. Before... Read more »

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Inside the Beach Bag: Edible Edition

July 12, 2013    |    By +
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When you’re going to the beach, the first thing you think of is sun, surf, and sand. Then, you assume that there is going to be plenty of food to choose from when you get a hankering for a snack surf side. But chances are that you’ll have to schlep off the beach just... Read more »

Hostess Gifts for Summer Soirees

July 11, 2013    |    By +
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Summer parties can make any of us feel like we are on an extended summer break. Whether hanging out at someone’s pool during a daytime party or on someone’s deck after a delicious meal, the summer air can fool us into thinking we are kids on summer vacation. With all of the fun that’s... Read more »

Fore! Actually, 7 Surprising Golf Gifts

July 10, 2013    |    By +
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Golf season is truly in full swing and it’s at this time of year when we see a big surge in golf-related gift searches on Sometimes gifts for the golfer can be like making a tricky putt but be assured that if you heed our gift advice and take in these sound gift... Read more »

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7 Family Road Trip Finds

July 5, 2013    |    By +
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There’s no denying that summer is the ultimate time for…loading up the car and taking a road trip with the family! If you’re hitting the road with the kids this summer, a plan is needed in terms of the gear that gets the green light. Since half the fun (and the frustration!) is getting... Read more »

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Stunning Summer Dinner Party Dishes

July 2, 2013    |    By +
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This summer don’t just flip burgers and grill hot dogs. Instead have a fun and delicious summer dinner party that will leave your guests feeling like they went to the party of the year! I know what everyone is thinking, what can I make that is stress free, but still impresses? Don’t worry, I... Read more »

Introducing The Fancy Food Show

June 30, 2013    |    By +
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Today is one of our favorite trade shows that comes to NYC’s Jacob Javits Center. That’s saying something because we go to a lot of trade shows, and I mean A LOT! So what’s all the hub-bub about already? The Summer Fancy Food Show! This show is an exclusive inside peek at the latest... Read more »

5 Fresh Summer Cocktail Recipes

June 28, 2013    |    By +
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Summertime is the season for hosting events, attending them or both! That means less clothing, more outdoor lounging and lots of refreshing beverages to keep you cool. Summer party perks that I take complete and full advantage of during these blistering temperatures are my blender and new summer cocktail... Read more »

Summer Pregnancy Kit

June 27, 2013    |    By +
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It is crazy hot out and I’m 5 months pregnant. And, I might be a sun lover, but I can’t stand being hot. The summer is just beginning and I’m on a mission to figure out how to survive the next three months as a pregnant woman that are usually my favorite months of... Read more »

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Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at 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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