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FURBY is Back!

August 20, 2012    |    By +
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FURBY is Back!

14 years have passed since the original FURBY was released and now, next month, kids will be wowed once again by the adorable creature with the distinct personality. With the latest technology, Hasbro has created a new FURBY for today’s generation that is growing up with smartphones and tablets. Kids now have the ability... Read more »


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Girls Love LEGOs!

March 12, 2012    |    By +
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Girls Love LEGOs!

  Girls love LEGOs too. I know this because my 5 year old daughter and my nieces love to play with them.  However, a barrier for girls to really “get into” playing with LEGOs has been that the blocks and building set themes have historically tended to be geared more towards the little guys.... Read more »


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Toy Fair: Barbie Fashion Fun for 2012

February 23, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: Barbie Fashion Fun for 2012

Toy Fair is the largest international toy and game trade show in the Western Hemisphere. Tens of thousands are on hand to check out over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing and previewing the hottest games, toys and trends for kids (of all ages!). Each year the Gift Gurus walk the over 350,000 square feet of toys... Read more »


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Toy Fair: Vapor Delta 500 Blaster!

February 22, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: Vapor Delta 500 Blaster!

Toy Fair is the largest international toy and game trade show in the Western Hemisphere. Tens of thousands are on hand to check out over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing and previewing the hottest games, toys and trends for kids (of all ages!). Each year the Gift Gurus walk the over 350,000 square feet of toys... Read more »


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Toy Fair: LEGO DUPLO “Read and Build” Books

February 21, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: LEGO DUPLO “Read and Build” Books

Toy Fair is the largest international toy and game trade show in the Western Hemisphere. Tens of thousands are on hand to check out over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing and previewing the hottest games, toys and trends for kids (of all ages!). Each year the Gift Gurus walk the over 350,000 square feet of toys... Read more »


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Toy Fair: Lazer Tag Blasters

February 20, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: Lazer Tag Blasters

  Toy Fair is the largest international toy and game trade show in the Western Hemisphere. Tens of thousands are on hand to check out over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing and previewing the hottest games, toys and trends for kids (of all ages!). Each year the Gift Gurus walk the over 350,000 square feet of... Read more »


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Toy Fair: Eco-Bonk Animals

February 19, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: Eco-Bonk Animals

Toy Fair is the largest international toy and game trade show in the Western Hemisphere. Tens of thousands are on hand to check out over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing and previewing the hottest games, toys and trends for kids (of all ages!). Each year the Gift Gurus walk the over 350,000 square feet of toys... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Laurie Schacht the Toy Insider Mom

February 17, 2012    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Laurie Schacht the Toy Insider Mom

Toy Guru Laurie Schacht gave us her sage prediction about the toys of 2012 from the floor of the Toy Industry Association’s 2012 Toy Fair in New York City! Laurie is co-Publisher of The Toy Insider and CTO (chief toy officer) for The Toy Book and The Licensing Book, as well as the contributing... Read more »


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Toy Fair: Appfinity App Gaming

February 17, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: Appfinity App Gaming

Toy Fair is the largest international toy and game trade show in the Western Hemisphere. Tens of thousands are on hand to check out over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing and previewing the hottest games, toys and trends for kids (of all ages!). Each year the Gift Gurus walk the over 350,000 square feet of toys... Read more »


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Toy Fair: La Dee Da Fashions by Dee

February 16, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: La Dee Da Fashions by Dee

Toy Fair is the largest international toy and game trade show in the Western Hemisphere. Tens of thousands are on hand to check out over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing and previewing the hottest games, toys and trends for kids (of all ages!). Each year the Gift Gurus walk the over 350,000 square feet of toys... 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.