Posts Tagged ‘ Travel ’

Road Test: Ultra Lightweight Strollers

August 7, 2013    |    By +
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Practically every stroller company is introducing an ultra-light model to their line. Remember those rickety umbrella strollers from when you were a kid? Strollers have come a long way since. Lightweight strollers have convertible features you can adjust as the baby grows, and their weight certainly means easier use by the parents. Who wants... Read more »


Travel Gift Buying Dos & Don’ts

July 15, 2013    |    By +
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We’ve all been there: it’ the last day of your vacation somewhere amazing and you realize that the crew at the office, your best friend and your mom are probably expecting a little trinket from your far-off travels. What do you do? You already spent your vacation budget and will be getting home on... Read more »


How to be an Amazing Overnight Guest

July 8, 2013    |    By +
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Whether you’re crashing at your friend’s house for one night, or staying with relatives over a long holiday weekend, there are some things to remember as an overnight visitor. The golden rule serves as a good general guideline here: “Do unto others as you would like them to do unto you.” Everyone knows what... Read more »


7 Family Road Trip Finds

July 5, 2013    |    By +
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There’s no denying that summer is the ultimate time for…loading up the car and taking a road trip with the family! If you’re hitting the road with the kids this summer, a plan is needed in terms of the gear that gets the green light. Since half the fun (and the frustration!) is getting... Read more »


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7 Beauty Products to Pack for Paradise

January 21, 2013    |    By +
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  If anyone has been to New York City during wintertime, they know how cold and dry it can get. This year, my friends and I have planned a trip to Mexico to escape the dreary winter and catch a few rays! We plan on doing a lot of lounging on the beach, snorkeling... Read more »


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The Wide World of Gift Giving

January 17, 2013    |    By +
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The Wide World of Gift Giving

Ever wonder which countries celebrate the most gift giving holidays? Who do you think comes out on top? English speaking nations (Australia,England, and of course the United States)are the clear winners, but Sweden is close behind. Learn all sorts of fascinating information from the weirdest traditions to the most monumental gifts of all time... Read more »


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New Year’s Resolutions 2013 My Way!

January 9, 2013    |    By +
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This year I want to take more time for myself and be less stressed. Last year, when I took a cruise to Bermuda I didn’t want to leave the island because it was so serene! Getting to spend my day by the beach and carefree was amazing. But, I definitely want to have a... Read more »


10 Fall Favorites For Guys

September 19, 2012    |    By +
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10 Fall Favorites For Guys

If forced to make a choice, I’m pretty sure I’d pick Fall as my favorite season. The sports, the weather, the food and the whole getting-back-into-the-rhythm-things vibe suits me perfectly. With summer now in the rear view mirror, our sights are now set on making the most of fall. Here are some of my... Read more »


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Weekend Test Drive: Buick Enclave Premium

September 18, 2012    |    By +
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Weekend Test Drive: Buick Enclave Premium

On a recent weekend I had the opportunity to test drive a GM car for free! My husband and I were thrilled at the idea of finding the perfect family car. We quickly made plans to visit friends in Upstate New York to see if our test vehicle fit our needs. Over the 4... Read more »


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Cruising Along….Essentials for Deck Side Spring Break

March 6, 2012    |    By +
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Cruising Along….Essentials for Deck Side Spring Break

What vacation spots do you think of when you hear the words Spring Break? Probably a hot spot in Cancun, right? Wrong! We’re all about hopping on a cruise ship and I’m going to show you what they’ll need to make a splash!   #1: Swimsuits for lounging, tanning, and white-sand beach excursions. #2... 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.