Posts Tagged ‘ theme party ’

Gift Guru Friday Recap!

October 15, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Guru Friday Recap!

We’re gonna use Monday to share how we ended up our Friday. After a long week, which included wrapping up the Giftees nominations and putting the finishing touches on the Gifts.com site re-design (….stay tuned!), we felt the need to let off a little steam. The situation called for….a Bloody Mary party! The Gift... Read more »


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Oktoberfest Traditions and Gifts

September 21, 2012    |    By +
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Oktoberfest Traditions and Gifts

Oktoberfest is a 16 day festival in September through the first weekend of October in Munich, Germany celebrating all things beer! An important part of Bavarian culture, Oktoberfest has been celebrated since 1810 and is the largest fair in the world. Although it started as a wedding and subsequent anniversary celebration of a Prince... Read more »


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Emmys Awards Party Ideas

September 14, 2012    |    By +
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Emmys Awards Party Ideas

  Maybe it’s my inner homebody, but I LOVE award shows. I love having friends over, I love making hors d’oeuvres and signature cocktails, I love the fashion and I love cheering on my favorite nominees! After a long, fun summer of not watching television, I look forward to watching the Emmys every fall... Read more »


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Host Gifts for the 4th of July for Every Budget

July 3, 2012    |    By +
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Host Gifts for the 4th of July for Every Budget

Heading to a BBQ or fireworks viewing party this Wednesday? You don’t want to forget to add your own signature to the event by thanking your hosts for inviting you with a gift. Showing up with a gift lets the host know that you are happy to be spending the holiday with them &... Read more »


Fiesta Essentials!

May 4, 2012    |    By +
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Fiesta Essentials!

Cinco de Mayo is this weekend – so it’s time to break out el sombrero and maracas you have buried in the back of your closet! I tend to stay away from tequila every other day of the year (several too many bad college nights with Jose Cuervo) but on Cinco de Mayo it... Read more »


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Derby Day

May 5, 2011    |    By +
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Derby Day

Just because the royal wedding is over, doesn’t mean it’s time to put away your fancy hats. With all the news that’s been going on lately, I almost forgot one of the biggest parties in the Spring, the Kentucky Derby. Horse racing may not be everybody’s forte, but what about mint juleps and big... Read more »


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Award Worthy Gifts

February 21, 2011    |    By +
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Award Worthy Gifts

If you’re like us, you’re anticipating the red carpet and the winners of the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb 27th. There are some really amazing movies up for the coveted “Best Picture” Oscar so we thought it would be fun to match up gifts with the 10 nominees. Whether they liked “True Grit”, “Inception”... 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.