Valentines Gift Ideas + TWO Amazing Giveaways!

After a bleak and normally frugal January, Valentines is a date to look forwards to for most, as even if you aren’t loved up you can celebrate with other single friends and moan about all your pals in relationships! For us Valentines day comes a few days after Sam’s birthday and a couple of weeks after my own so quite…

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Festive gifts for Wine and Gin lovers!

Christmas is approaching, and like many people, you may have a feeling of rising panic that starts to mount when you think of present buying. What about all those people you need to buy for and how are you going to get them something different and unique this year? Don’t resort to vouchers again. Go old-school and get a really thoughtful…

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Festive gift ideas for Couples & Home

Aunts and Uncles, Your Brother and Sister in law, maybe even your mum and dad – all the gifts I’ve collated here should give you plenty of ideas! I often find it hard to find presents for people who live together especially if i’m more friendly with one over the other.  I’ve put together a few ideas for some inspiration…

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Gift Guide: Inspirational Books for Kids

I love reading books to the kids, and Athena is now starting to try to read books herself- she’s definitely way more interested in the actual story-line these days rather than just looking at the pictures. I’ve put together a bumper selection of amazing books you can add to your kid’s Christmas lists, each one is either inspirational, a bit…

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Festive Gift Ideas for Kids

Ahh, kids at Christmas – there’s nothing lovelier than seeing their happy faces as they open their gifts, and it makes all the anguish over what to get them worth it! This endless struggles over which items to leave off their list (we’re not made of money!) and the inevitable panic when they suddenly tell Santa on a visit to…

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Festive Gift Ideas for Women

Christmas is just around the corner and we’re all thinking about presents for our loved ones and friends, so I’ve put together a few gift guides this year to give you some inspiration and this one is all about gifts perfect for the ladies in your life! Be they mum-friends, sisters, daughters, though I should add that the men in…

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Hampers for Father’s Day

Everyone loves a hamper, right? I know I do! Part of the excitement is another wicker basket to hide bits in (seriously, my whole attic is pretty much organised into hampers plus they’re great for ‘wrapping’ unusually shaped gifts!) but of course the contents are usually pretty exciting too! Lucky Sam will be getting a Father’s Day Hamper and although he…

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

Fathers… what do they really want as a gift on Father’s Day? Socks? A Mug? Probably not! I asked Sam and a few other Dads I know what they might prefer to get, and after a lot of ‘I don’t mind…’s and ‘whatever really’s I managed to compile a list of things that would suit many Dads. I think the…

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