, The Leading Resource For Holiday Gift Ideas, Announces The Winners Of The Second Annual Giftee Awards, The Leading Resource For Holiday Gift Ideas, Announces The Winners
                      Of The Second Annual Giftee Awards

2012's Top Holiday Gifts Voted by American Consumers

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --, the most visited gift
recommendation site renowned for hand-picked gift ideas and expert advice,
announced today the winners of the second annual Giftee Awards, honoring the
best gifts of 2012. Winning gifts in this year's 10 categories were nominated
and decided by thousands of public votes. By tapping into the collective
conscience of gift givers across the United States, The Giftee Awards reveal
what America really wants for the holidays.


The categories for the 2012 Giftee Awards address the most popular and trendy
types of gifts that people will be shopping for during the holidays. New
categories this year include Best Gifts Made in the U.S.A. and Best
Eco-Friendly Gifts. For details on the winners and finalists in all 10
categories please visit the Giftee Awards site at

The full list of 2012 Giftee Award Winners are:

  oBest Gift Under $25 – Bear Grylls Survival Series Basic Kit
  oBest Eco Gift – Rukus Solar Sound System
  oBest Made in the USA Gift – KitchenAid Artisan Series Stand Mixer
  oBest Gift for Him – Ride Shotgun in a Stock Car
  oMost Unusual Gift – Workaholics Bear Coat
  oBest Gadget Gift – LifeProof Case & Cover/Stand Bundle for iPad
  oBest Toy of 2012 – Nintendo Wii U
  oBest Gift for Her – Simply Solved Style & Go Hair Care Valet
  oBest Gift for the Host – Soup & Cracker Mugs Set

In addition to consumer nomination and voting, finalists were selected by a
team of influential bloggers and highly qualified experts with years of
experience in the retail, media and trend forecasting industries. Included in
this year's panel of judges are the "Gift Guru" team, and guest
judges from Party Bluprints, She Scribes, MarriedMySugardaddy, RetailMeNot
Insider, Green Gifts Guide, Foodie in the City, eVite, Red Tricycle, Scary
Mommy, and Toy Insider.

"The 2012 Giftee Awards have exceeded our expectations," says Dana Holmes,
Editor in Chief of "We are thrilled to have received over 100,000
visits to the Giftee Awards site, proving that Americans want to have a say
about the hottest gifts of the year. We believe that categories like Best
Gifts Made in the U.S.A. are what shoppers will be looking for this holiday
season and the Giftee Awards are the go-to shopping list." receives over eight million unique users per month and is renowned
for offering consumers inspired gift ideas, advice and interactive shopping
services that enable them to become better, more organized also features the Personality Profiler, where gift
seekers answer a few fun questions about who they're shopping for to reveal
customized gift ideas tailored to their unique personality. was founded in 2005 and is a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation

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