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Do You Have to Give an Engagement Gift?

January 11, 2013    |    By +
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December is the most popular month for proposals, 16% of engagements happen during that month full of the holiday spirit. But, January and February are close behind. I got engaged in January, and a handful of my best friends were proposed to during that 3 month window as well. It must be the chilly,... Read more »


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Design House Stockholm Nordic Light Candelabra

October 4, 2012    |    By +
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Scandinavian design once again makes the most simple things seem modern and mesmerizing.  Thank you Design House Stockholm for creating this candle holder.   This is the Nordic Light Candelabra  I saw it at this year’s NYIGF (the biggest gift fair for industry folks only in the USA). I fell in love immediately. I love... Read more »


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Wedding Season Survival Guide

July 13, 2012    |    By +
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Wedding Season Survival Guide

For most of us, Summertime is the season of outdoor fun, vacation time and flip flops. It’s also Wedding Season!  June, July and August are popular months to have a wedding so chances are that you are attending at least one wedding this summer. Of course, the easiest way to get them a gift... Read more »


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Bridesmaid Gifts: Cheers to Them!

July 12, 2012    |    By +
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Bridesmaid Gifts: Cheers to Them!

Let’s be honest, bridesmaid gifts are usually straight from the wedding favors catalog and extremely boring. I understand why. Having been a bride myself, I know how stressful it is to plan your entire wedding AND get gifts that everyone in the wedding party will like while staying on budget. In the end it... Read more »


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Great Groomsmen Gifts

June 28, 2012    |    By +
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Great Groomsmen Gifts

Wedding season is well under way. In putting together a wedding, the amount of planning and details that tends to fall on the bride’s shoulders is endless. While in most cases, groom’s main responsibility, is to be a helpful, supportive and an agreeable partner as his future (much) “better half” goes through this daunting... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Planning for Greener Bridal Shower Gifts

March 7, 2012    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Planning for Greener Bridal Shower Gifts

Being the Queen of Green, Amity loves to share her eco-friendly tips and finds on her site Green Gifts Guide. Along with sharing her eagle-eyed finds, her site is a great resource for entertaining and being generous to people and the planet too. Since eco-weddings are such a big trend these days, we asked... Read more »


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Sites We Love: Tastebook

January 10, 2012    |    By +
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Sites We Love: Tastebook

As a Gift Guru, I consider it my number one priority to not only find great gifts, but to give them as well. I’m always on the lookout for that something special that stands out from all of the usual stuff you find in the malls and other major retail chains. So anytime I... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Amity Hook-Sopko of Green Gifts Guide

November 15, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Amity Hook-Sopko of Green Gifts Guide

Being the “Queen of Green”, Amity loves to share her eco-friendly tips and finds on her site Green Gifts Guide. Along with sharing her eagle-eyed finds, her site is a great resource for entertaining and being generous to people and the planet too. Amity is a regular contributor to Green Child Magazine and was... Read more »


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Easy As Pie

November 14, 2011    |    By +
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Whether they’re an every day baker or are intimidated by the precision required to create the perfect pie crust, this little gadget from Breville will have them whistling while they work. It doesn’t get easier than baking cute, perfect little individual pies in 8 just minutes. The non-stick surface and included pastry cutter make... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

October 28, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

Greetings from gift land. While everyone is gearing up to get their spook on this Halloween weekend – here at Gifts.com, the Guru’s are already in full on holiday mode. We’ve welcomed some new members to our team to help us in our gift-giving expertise and we’ll be announcing the winners of our Giftee... 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.