Posts Tagged ‘ Wine ’

Singing Wine Glasses are the Toast of the Town

October 24, 2012    |    By +
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Singing-Glasses

  You know you have tried it before, everybody does it at least once. Call it peer pressure, curiosity, showmanship or just annoying behavior. Bottom line, we have all tried to make a crystal glass “sing,” resulting in scorns from friends who hear nothing but noise. That’s what makes these Musical Wine Glasses so ingenious.... 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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Oscar Night Entertaining

February 24, 2012    |    By +
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Oscar Night Entertaining

Lights! Camera! Action! The 84th Annual Academy Awards Want to host your own Oscars party? We can help. Make the party look effortless and inspired by “Best Picture” nominees: War Horse, Midnight in Paris, The Tree of Life, The Descendants, The Help, The Artist, Moneyball, and Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. Before serving your... Read more »


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Thanksgiving Gifts for the Host

November 18, 2011    |    By +
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Thanksgiving Gifts for the Host

While most holidays involve a gathering a friends and family, no other holiday celebrates the art of entertaining and home cooking more than Thanksgiving. From the small intimate gatherings, to the large scale family reunions, this holiday is all about showing our thanks to the bounty of the season and the people who take... Read more »


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An Instant Party Kit for All Occasions

October 14, 2011    |    By +
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An Instant Party Kit for All Occasions

As a Gift Guru, the bar of expectations for gifts and party planning has been set high for my friends and family. Being a natural procrastinator, I’ve learned that to avoid sending gifts late or handling last minute occasions, it’s important to be prepared. My fellow Guru’s and I always like to say it’s... Read more »


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An Anniversary Gift that Gets Better with Age

October 11, 2011    |    By +
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An Anniversary Gift that Gets Better with Age

Here at Gifts, we like to think of every anniversary as a milestone and worthy of celebration. Whether you’re married or still dating, it’s important to take the time to show your loved one how much they’re appreciated. Like any gift, anniversary gifts are all about context and will differ for each type of... Read more »


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D.I.Y Beverage Tub Gift Basket

April 11, 2011    |    By +
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D.I.Y Beverage Tub Gift Basket

As a Gift Guru, I’m all about adding the special touches to make a gift that much more memorable. A gift basket is a standard gift for lots of occasions but despite its ubiquity, there’s a lot of ways you can personalize it to suit your recipient’s tastes. After recently attending a bridal shower,... 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.