Posts Tagged ‘ Tween ’

A+ 8th Grade Graduation Gifts

May 24, 2013    |    By +
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8th grade graduation gifts

No one can seem to get enough high school and college grad gift ideas, but what about 8th grade graduation? They deserve a celebration too! They’re about to enter high school and we all know how painful that can be at first. So, I’ve got a list of gifts for 8th grade graduation that... Read more »


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Ultimate Tween Girl Gift Guide

December 17, 2012    |    By +
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Tween-Featured

Tween girls are some of the hardest to shop for unless you know what they obsessing over right NOW. Lucky for you, I have my finger on the pulse and am going to fill you in on what will make tween girls screech with joy on Christmas morning. Whether you’re an aunt, grandparent, or... Read more »


Friendship Day Celebration Ideas

August 1, 2012    |    By +
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Friendship Day Celebration Ideas

  Kids love celebrating their friends and Friendship Day has been the official day to do it since 1958 according to wikipedia. Friends make us feel special and important. They also give us people our own age to talk to about life. So, what makes a great Friendship Day activity or gift? Our teen... Read more »


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Consumer Electronics Show Favorites: XRocker Gaming Chair

January 11, 2012    |    By +
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Consumer Electronics Show Favorites: XRocker Gaming Chair

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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Our 2011 Holiday Toy Guide is Here!

November 3, 2011    |    By +
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Our 2011 Holiday Toy Guide is Here!

Each year, the Gifts team compiles our favorite toys we tried and tested throughout the year to come up with our Holiday Toy Guide. And trust me when I say, it gets harder and harder each year. With so many toys out there and your child being bombarded with advertising everywhere, it’s hard to... 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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Gamer Gift Alert: Nicktoons MLB Game

October 3, 2011    |    By +
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Gamer Gift Alert: Nicktoons MLB Game

The Gift: Nicktoons MLB for Wii, XBOX, and DS (available now from around $30-$40) The Scoop: What happens when Nicktoons all-stars like Spongebob, and Ren & Stimpy take the field against MLB’s best? You’ll find out in a brand new video game called “Nicktoons MLB” (wii, XBOX, and DS). It’s a bizarre idea that... Read more »


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A Cool Digital Microscope for Wiz Kids

September 23, 2011    |    By +
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A Cool Digital Microscope for Wiz Kids

The Gift: The Celestron Handheld Digital Microscope (available now for around $100) The Scoop: This very easy-to-use microscope is a great way to get a big-time view of really small things! It’s so cool to see how tiny things (like bugs, currency, bugs, plants) look under the microscope. But it’s even cooler to take... Read more »


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Star Wars: The Complete Saga Hits Blu-Ray

September 9, 2011    |    By +
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Star Wars: The Complete Saga Hits Blu-Ray

The Gift: Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Episodes I-VI) (Blu-Ray) Available 9/16/11 for around $90 The Scoop: For the first time EVER, all six Star Wars films (Episodes I-VI) are boxed up together and presented in Blu-ray high definition glory! Not only will the six films look stunning, but included in the 9 disc... Read more »


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Sneak Peek: Nerf Vortex Launch

August 12, 2011    |    By +
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Sneak Peek: Nerf Vortex Launch

The Gift: Nerf Vortex Blasters (four blasters available 9/10/11 ranging from $10 – $40) The Scoop: Nerf likes to shoot stuff. Whether its water with their Super Soakers, or darts with their N-Strike Blasters, Nerf has always been great at scratching that “shooter” itch. It’s VERY exciting to see Nerf continue their shooter evolution... 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.