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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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Toy Fair Favorites: American Girl Crafts

February 14, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair Favorites: American Girl Crafts

  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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Gift Fair Favorites: Janod Toys

February 9, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Fair Favorites: Janod Toys

The New York International Gift Fair is the bi-annual industry gathering for the gift industry. The tradeshow is THE place where 35,000 attendees from all over the globe come to see both the latest trends if gifting as well as to get a look at what the “must-have” gifts will be in the coming... Read more »


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Gift Fair Favorites: GrandCamp Adventures

February 3, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Fair Favorites: GrandCamp Adventures

The New York International Gift Fair is the bi-annual industry gathering for the gift industry. The tradeshow is THE place where 35,000 attendees from all over the globe come to see both the latest trends if gifting as well as to get a look at what the “must-have” gifts will be in the coming... Read more »


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CES 2012 Favorites: Yo Gabba Gabba Muno Time Alarm Clock

January 13, 2012    |    By +
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CES 2012 Favorites: Yo Gabba Gabba Muno Time Alarm Clock

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the world’s largest consumer technology trade show. Nearly 150,000 attendees are on hand to check out over 2500 exhibitors showcasing their latest products on more than 1.6 million feet of exhibit space. This trade show is massive! Since consumer electronics are the hottest and (still) fastest growing... Read more »


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Alphabet Blocks for Worldly Tots

January 9, 2012    |    By +
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Alphabet Blocks for Worldly Tots

The Gift: Uncle Goose Alphabet Blocks (ranging $32- $98) The Scoop: For the past 30 years, Uncle Goose has been hand-making classic wooden alphabet blocks out of their factory in Michigan. And while ABC blocks for babies and children is a playroom staple, these blocks are not your average toy. Along with the traditional... Read more »


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Gift Giveaway: Win a Poptropica Prize Pack!

December 20, 2011    |    By +
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Gift Giveaway: Win a Poptropica Prize Pack!

We are partnering with Jazwares to give away real toys from the virtual world of Poptropica. We giving away a very cool 30-inch inflatable Poptropica Blimp, plus and handuful of fun & familiar Poptropica figurines. But the cool part is, the blimp is autographed by Jeff Kinney (creator of the Poptropica virtual world and... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Ed Crotty of The Toy Spy

December 1, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Ed Crotty of The Toy Spy

Our latest and greatest “Guest Guru”, is Ed Crotty of The Toy Spy. Along with his wife, Cheri, Crotty founded the site in late 2011, after successfully helping to start another toy related website, Zoolert. Which allows you to track any toy or gadget listing online and notifies you when it’s on sale or... Read more »


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Cyber Monday Discount Round-Up!

November 28, 2011    |    By +
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Cyber Monday Discount Round-Up!

With Cyber Monday, you get the best of both worlds. Major discounts and deals from your favorite retailers and stores, and the best part, you get to score all the savings from the comfort of your own home or office (if you’re shopping on your lunch break like myself). After all, no one wants... Read more »


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Muppet Madness

November 17, 2011    |    By +
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Muppet Madness

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, there’s a lot to look forward to. Good food, family and friends, and most importantly, the new Muppets movie. That’s right, our felted friends are back, and fuzzier than ever, and I for one haven’t been this excited about a movie release since probably the last Muppet movie.... 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.