Posts Tagged ‘ Toys ’

Time to Play: Summer Toy Trends

May 2, 2011    |    By +
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Last week we attend the Time To Play Spring Showcase. The toy industry event gives media outlets and taste makers a peek at what toys will be hot this season (and beyond). Not only did we get a firsthand look at some really fun outdoor toys, such as the latest from Super Soaker and... Read more »


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Eco for Everyone

April 21, 2011    |    By +
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Eco for Everyone

Earth Day is only one day away and while it still is a holiday that comes only one day a year, its message is something that should be celebrated year round. So what does it mean to celebrate Earth Day anyway? Does it mean you plant a tree? Bike to work? Start a compost... Read more »


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Where My Peeps At? How to Stuff an Easter Basket

April 15, 2011    |    By +
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Where My Peeps At? How to Stuff an Easter Basket

Whether the kids are just old enough to say “bunny” or are way too cool to admit they still want one; Easter baskets are a tradition that should be as fun to fill as they are to un-pack. To make sure that every-bunny is happy on Easter morning, follow our guide to the perfect... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Jen Swetzoff of Parenture.com

April 14, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Jen Swetzoff of Parenture.com

A mother, a writer and a seasoned traveler, Jen Swetzoff is certainly a jack of all trades. After visiting over 20 countries and 6 continents, she’s currently chronicling her most recent adventure…parenthood. Part parenting resource and travel guide, Parenture is where Jen regularly  shares her expertise as a former travel writer and new mom.... 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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Feeling Lucky

March 10, 2011    |    By +
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Feeling Lucky

Being that it’s our job to be professional shoppers, we definitely have an affinity for shopping blogs and magazines in general. Lucky Magazine has been a longtime favorite mag of mine to find style inspiration for all price points and to make shopping a fun and easy process. So of course I was super... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

February 25, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Looks like we got a head start on those April showers. It’s been another long, busy week, but this weekend is chocked full of fun stuff to look forward to. We’ve got our Oscar bets placed, and a lot of fashion week coverage to drool over. With St. Patty’s Day and Mardi Gras right... 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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New Kid on the Block

January 19, 2011    |    By +
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New Kid on the Block

What happens when you combine the two favorite interests for boys, Ninjas and Legos? You get Ninjagos, the newest brick set and game from Lego. Unlike most Lego sets, Ninjagos are designed for battle.  Along with playsets and vehicles, it’s all about mastering the art of “spinjitzu”. You can collect different Ninjago Spinners and... 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.