Posts Tagged ‘ Toys ’

Sound Off

January 12, 2011    |    By +
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Sound Off

These uber cool portable speakers shaped like designer vinyl toys let creative types share their music in style. My personal favorite, Mobi Skully, has that universally trendy and cute kitty skull and bones motif that’s perfect for edgy young guys or girls. Mobi works with various artists to create this line of toy speakers... Read more »


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Tron is Back

January 5, 2011    |    By +
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Tron is Back

With the release of numerous blockbuster films being released over the holiday season, it’s hard work just to see them all! While a lot of the films are intended for more mature audiences, there’s one film that’s great for kids, teens and parents alike, TRON. This 80′s cult classic is back, with souped-up graphics,... Read more »


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Win a NERF Stampede Blaster

December 20, 2010    |    By +
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Win a NERF Stampede Blaster

Without a doubt, one of our favorite gifts of 2010 is the Nerf Stampede ECS blaster. We were first teased with the yet to be named Stampede at Toy Fair last February. Already big fans of the Stampede’s predecessor, the Vulcan , we eagerly awaited the new blaster’s arrival- and the Stampede certainly didn’t... Read more »


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Best Wii Games of 2010

December 17, 2010    |    By +
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Best Wii Games of 2010

2010 may be remember as the year Wii’s dominance as the active-play video game system ended, but for me, this year will go down as a year the family-friendly console came through with some amazing- a little something for everyone.  Whether you’re into sports games, puzzles, retro (yet neo) classics or just plain old... Read more »


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Apple’s Most Popular App in Plush Form!

December 16, 2010    |    By +
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Apple’s Most Popular App in Plush Form!

If you don’t know what Angry Birds is, it’s a an game application to be played on any smartphone, Droid, iPhone, iPod, or iPad and it has taken the world by storm. The game is easy enough for a child, but addicting enough to keep adults engaged until they collect all of the golden... Read more »


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Win Your Very Own Pony

December 14, 2010    |    By +
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Win Your Very Own Pony

Pretty much since the dawn of gifting, ponies have been very high on the wish lists of kids everywhere. Yet, without a barn, hay, and saddle (not to mention the financial resources), the gift of a pony tends to remain more of a fantasy than reality. Or does it? The FurReal Friends Butterscotch Pony... Read more »


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A Piece of Home

December 10, 2010    |    By +
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A Piece of Home

When I was a little girl, we always got a complicated puzzle for Christmas that took us most of holiday break to complete. I now see the genius behind this strategy because it kept us thinking and gave us something fun to do together as a family. So, when I saw these fun city... Read more »


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Hey Dollface

November 30, 2010    |    By +
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Hey Dollface

Tweens and teens love expressing themselves and the YooDoo Doll is a super fun way for them to do just that. It comes with iron on transfers that let them print their own images and create their own custom mini-me from the face to the t-shirt that comes with it. We have one here... Read more »


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Just Another Cyber Monday

November 29, 2010    |    By +
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Just Another Cyber Monday

We already filled you in all hot online deals for Black Friday, well that was just the practice round for today’s biggest online shopping event, Cyber Monday. For major retailers to small, everyone’s promoting major discounts on everything to TV’s, toys, appliances, you name it. While you’re busy checking everyone off your list during... Read more »


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Online “Black Friday” Deals

November 26, 2010    |    By +
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Online “Black Friday” Deals

I have to admit, while I’m a deal hunter by nature, I tend to avoid Black Friday like the plague. I can’t deal with crowds and rushing around making impulse purchases. I think it’s why I do most of my shopping online. It lets me view all the options and find all the deals... 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.