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Toy Fair: La Dee Da Fashions by Dee

February 16, 2012    |    By +
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Toy Fair: La Dee Da Fashions by Dee

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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Gift Fair Favorites: Dogeared Jewelry

February 6, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Fair Favorites: Dogeared Jewelry

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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It’s Scarf Season

January 24, 2012    |    By +
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It’s Scarf Season

You wouldn’t know it given all the wispy dresses and strappy sandals in store, but winter is here to stay. This past week’s snowfall was a cruel reminder that we’re not quite over the weather hump. And while it’s important to bundle up, you don’t have to sacrifice style to stay warm this season.... Read more »


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Perfect Your Pout for V-day

January 17, 2012    |    By +
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Perfect Your Pout for V-day

Red lipstick has always made a statement. Cleopatra used a version of red lipstick made from crushed carmine beetles, Queen Elizabeth I of England used one made from beeswax and red plant stains almost 500 years ago and the Flappers of the 1920′s used red lipstick to show their rebellious nature. Today red lipstick... Read more »


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Introducing our Newest Addition to the Gifts Team!

December 13, 2011    |    By +
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Introducing our Newest Addition to the Gifts Team!

We’d like to introduce you to the newest member of our Gifts team, Elizabeth, aka Liz T! Christmas isn’t even over yet and we already know we’d barely make it through the season without her. So as part of the “hazing” process, we asked Liz to share with us and the Giftrap community, what... Read more »


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Gift Giveaway: Win a 6 month ShoeDazzle.com Membership

November 30, 2011    |    By +
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Gift Giveaway:  Win a 6 month ShoeDazzle.com Membership

Everybody has their shopping weakness, their wallet kryptonite. And for most women, it’s a new pair of shoes. It’s an instant wardrobe pick-me up, especially when budgets are tight, a new pair of shoes can give life to an old outfit. While every woman appreciates a new accessory, it’s a tough thing to give... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Debba Haupert of Girlfriendology

November 29, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Debba Haupert of Girlfriendology

Debba Haupert is founder of Girlfriendology.com, the online community for women based on female friendship. And, although she is a little ‘addicted’ to social media, she loves her friends way more than the world wide web! That’s why we asked her to share her favorite gifts to give your gal pals this holiday season,... Read more »


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Cold Weather Essentials for Her

October 28, 2011    |    By +
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Cold Weather Essentials for Her

After living in New York City for 6 years, and being a Florida native, I’ve finally figured out how to skate through the winter unscathed. Here is my suggested invincible winter wardrobe that will have you skipping through blizzards and freezing rain like it’s a summer afternoon. Sure, I had to save my pennies... Read more »


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Eco-Chic Scotch Naturals Polish

October 25, 2011    |    By +
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Eco-Chic Scotch Naturals Polish

When it comes to being eco-friendly and a beauty junkie, it’s hard to find products that satisfy both these needs. I’m not a high-maintenance person, but I’m a sucker for a pretty polish. Just because it’s not flip-flop season, doesn’t mean I can’t have the perfect pedicure all year around. The problem is, most... Read more »


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Giftee Awards Guest Judges: Retail Me Not

September 21, 2011    |    By +
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Giftee Awards Guest Judges: Retail Me Not

We have gotten some truly stellar folks to join us in our search for the best gifts of 2011 and each week, we’ll be featuring one of them right here on the Gift Rap Blog. This week, we want you to meet Trae Bodge from The RetailMeNot Insider. You all are probably familiar with... 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.