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Toy Fair Scoop: Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror

February 12, 2013    |    By +
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Out of the millions of new toys at Toy Fair I found the Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror  and here’s why I think your kids will love it. Toy Name: Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror The Scoop: Transform your iPad into the ultimate digital makeover mirror! This makeup free Vanity allows girls to beautify themselves without... Read more »


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Toy Fair Scoop: Furby Party Rockers!

February 12, 2013    |    By +
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Out of the millions of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair I found the Furby Party Rockers to be one of my favorites and here’s why I think your kids will love it too. Toy Name: Furby Party Rockers The Scoop: Introducing the new wild and fun little friends of FURBY... Read more »


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Sneak Peek: It’s Toy Fair Time!

February 11, 2013    |    By +
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Don’t miss the “110th annual American International Toy Fair® (February 10th – 13th )! It is the largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, bringing together more than 1,000 exhibiting manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents from around the globe to showcase their toy and entertainment products from classic toys to... Read more »


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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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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: New NERF Blasters = Wild & Wet!

February 14, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: New NERF Blasters = Wild & Wet!

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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Ken: The Ultimate Boyfriend

March 24, 2011    |    By +
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Ken: The Ultimate Boyfriend

The “golden couple” that’s the talk of the tabloids isn’t Brangelina or the upcoming royal nupitals, it’s America’s sweethearts Barbie and Ken. After calling it splitsville back in 2004, Ken finally wooed back his lady love using the national media and his signature charm. So how did he do it? Well the book, “I... Read more »


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Toy Fair Favorites

February 22, 2011    |    By +
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Toy Fair Favorites

Toy Fair has come and gone, but the fun is just getting started. We saw all sorts of gadgets and gizmos that will be hitting toy shelves this year that we’d love to get our hands on now. While most of these toys won’t be out til summer and fall, there’s a few that... Read more »


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The Guru’s Take On Toy Fair

February 18, 2011    |    By +
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It’s that time of year again, Toy Fair Time! With over 100,000 new products to sort through, the Guru’s certainly had their work cut out for them. We saw a lot of cool stuff we’re excited about for 2011, and of course we’ll be sharing all the must-have items and reviews in the next... 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.