Posts Tagged ‘ Teen ’

Bottles that Gives Back: Liberty Bottleworks

September 26, 2011    |    By +
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Bottles that Gives Back: Liberty Bottleworks

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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A Cool Digital Microscope for Wiz Kids

September 23, 2011    |    By +
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A Cool Digital Microscope for Wiz Kids

The Gift: The Celestron Handheld Digital Microscope (available now for around $100) The Scoop: This very easy-to-use microscope is a great way to get a big-time view of really small things! It’s so cool to see how tiny things (like bugs, currency, bugs, plants) look under the microscope. But it’s even cooler to take... Read more »


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Old School + New Cool = Geek Drool

September 19, 2011    |    By +
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Old School + New Cool = Geek Drool

As we’re now under 100 days until Christmas, the Gift Gurus have just switched into a higher gear as it’s time to start really prepping up for the Holidays (can you believe it?). Pepcom’s “Holiday Spectacular” couldn’t not have come at a better time. Pepcom’s annual consumer electronics showcase for press and media gets... Read more »


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Yo Gabba Gabba Vans Shoe Collection

September 13, 2011    |    By +
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Yo Gabba Gabba Vans Shoe Collection

The Gift: Yo Gabba Gabba Vans Slips Ons (available October 2011 for toddlers to adults ranging from around $30 to $50) The Scoop: As a parent, Yo Gabba Gabba is my favorite kid’s TV show. There really isn’t a close second. The show is basically an explosion of color and quirkiness that kids of... Read more »


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Star Wars: The Complete Saga Hits Blu-Ray

September 9, 2011    |    By +
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Star Wars: The Complete Saga Hits Blu-Ray

The Gift: Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Episodes I-VI) (Blu-Ray) Available 9/16/11 for around $90 The Scoop: For the first time EVER, all six Star Wars films (Episodes I-VI) are boxed up together and presented in Blu-ray high definition glory! Not only will the six films look stunning, but included in the 9 disc... Read more »


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Steal of the Day: Designer Inspired Striped Sweater

September 7, 2011    |    By +
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Steal of the Day: Designer Inspired Striped Sweater

On a recent rare occasion I actually shopped in-store rather than online, I did a fashion double-take inside an Old Navy store. Being that I’m stripe-addicted, I was looking to add some items to my over growing striped shirt collection when I spotted this color block inspired number in a pile of sweaters. I... Read more »


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Trend Alert: Bracelets for Men

August 31, 2011    |    By +
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Trend Alert: Bracelets for Men

Most men are not easily swayed by fashion trends, especially when it comes to accessories, a somewhat foreign word in their vocabulary. But as a recent New York Times article pointed it, it’s the guys who are making a statement this fall with layered bracelets and plenty of “flair” The most you ever see... Read more »


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GoPro or Go Home: New 3D Video Camera System

August 30, 2011    |    By +
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GoPro or Go Home: New 3D Video Camera System

  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... Read more »


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MTV Video Music Awards Style 101

August 29, 2011    |    By +
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MTV Video Music Awards Style 101

Everyone’s favorite pop-culture extravaganza premiered last night, the MTV’s Video Music Awards 2011 to distract us all from our weather worries. The stars were out in full force, decked out in the usual bells and whistles. Sadly, no meat dress this year. While there were certainly quite a few big reveals, Beyonce’s new baby... Read more »


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The Ultimate Battery Free Emergency Flashlight

August 29, 2011    |    By +
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The Ultimate Battery Free Emergency Flashlight

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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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.