Posts Tagged ‘ Tween ’

Meet the Hello Kitty Creator’s Newest Character: Rebecca Bonbon

July 28, 2011    |    By +
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Meet the Hello Kitty Creator’s Newest Character: Rebecca Bonbon

After making her stateside debut over 35 years ago, Hello Kitty finally has to share the spotlight with a new adorable pooch. Meet Rebecca Bonbon. As the newest creation from Yuko Shimizu, she’s got some big shoes to fill. We were lucky enough to get a sneak peak at the full line of clothes,... 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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Bieber Fever Street Style

April 4, 2011    |    By +
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Bieber Fever Street Style

After Justin Bieber endorsed the KR3W hoodie a few weeks ago, it has been a must-have for any stylish young dude or infatuated girl. Lucky for you, we’ve spotted a few new colors that are still available and are just as awesome. What’s not to love about this hoodie anyway? It’s soft, huge, cozy,... Read more »


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The Jack is Back

March 1, 2011    |    By +
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The Jack is Back

Roughly, 15 years ago the office landscape was WAY different. Back then, websites were far from ubiquitous, social networking were two words they had yet to be paired together and the fax machine was the vital office tool. I mention this because about 15 years ago, our office was swept up by You Don’t... 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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Frankly Portable

February 2, 2011    |    By +
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Frankly Portable

I’ve always been a big fan of Paul Frank for creating the coolest monkey around…Julius! Teens love his simple and playful designs. Let’s face it, everything he makes is adorable. But, my new favorite is the Paul Frank Julius Dance Machine portable iPod docking station. It lets you take the party with you wherever... Read more »


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It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

January 31, 2011    |    By +
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It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Twice a year, the Gifts team heads to the New York International Gift Fair to see what companies big and small have to offer in the new year.  If you think we have a hard time narrowing down our favorite gifts from thousands of products all over the web, you can’t imagine the task... Read more »


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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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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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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.