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The perfect gift for any animal lover with Living Nature

The perfect gift for any animal lover with Living Nature

Ever wanted a lion cub to keep your feet warm at night? A puppy you don't have to walk in the rain? An elephant that won't wreck your lawn? Living Nature's collection of over 200 toys are the closest you'll ever get to the real thing and are perfect for animal lovers of all ages. Isla just loves soft toys and also animals, so she was very grateful to adopt some new pets into her bedroom. VIEW the POST

3 Gift ideas for your female friends

3 Gift ideas for your female friends

The female friends in your life may get quite excited when Christmas and other events approach. Although you have already given them the spectacular gift of your friendship, you may be wondering what material items you could give them during this holiday season. Picking out thoughtful gifts can be fun, especially if you know the person quite well. However, for a friend, family member, or significant other who is a little bit more difficult to buy for, it can be quite a time-consuming process. By thinking about some types of gifts, you may be able to purchase something that will both surprise and amaze them. VIEW the POST

7 Stylish housewarming presents

Moving into a new, well-functioning home is an exciting time, and it’s always great to get the support of your loved ones during this time. It’s not necessarily about how expensive the gifts are; instead, it’s about the value they provide and the memories they help create. It’s not always easy to know what to get someone for their housewarming, but there are plenty of trendy gifts that will help show someone you wish them the best in their new space. I love planning fun housewarming presents, it’s even more fun when you really know the people moving too.

Styling tips for wearing diverse pearl jewellery sets

Styling tips for wearing diverse pearl jewellery sets

The rule of thumb in the fashion world is that every outfit should be completed with a statement accessory. Whether it is jewellery, a watch or a handbag, accessories can give any look an extra flair and take the whole ensemble to a new level. An accessory that has always been regarded as the best and most stylish one are pearls. Once reserved for classic looks, pearl jewellery is now available in many styles, colours and shapes, offering fashionistas endless choices to add elegance to their ensemble. VIEW the POST

4 Amazing themes of Christmas at Frosts Garden Centre

4 Amazing themes of Christmas at Frosts Garden Centre

I felt extremely lucky to have been invited to Frosts Garden Centre in Woburn Sands last week to see their new Christmas displays. There are 4 amazing themes this year and I can't wait to show you them. Christmas at Frosts is always so magical, they put in so much effort it is just beautiful. The kids love it too! Something to see everywhere you look. VIEW the POST

How to give your guests the best cup of tea

I love bringing out the best crockery for guests, tea and biscuits is the kind of thing I imagined when I was younger: daydreaming about supplying cups of tea for the guests in my home. Tell me I am not the only one. Well, I have put together this post on how to give your guests the best cup of tea and that’s about process but also setting the scene with perfect homeware (which also make for brilliant gifts).

An amazing Autumn birthday gift guide 2021

An amazing Autumn birthday gift guide 2021

With Christmas growing closer it might be hard to think about Autumn birthday gift ideas that will be appreciated just as much as those wonderful Christmas gifts in a few months. Personalised gifts are always the perfect way to gift loved ones and friends, I found a lot of amazing gifts online. This is my Autumn birthday gift guide 2021, from Printster. VIEW the POST

5 ways to celebrate the life of your loved ones with Age UK

5 ways to celebrate the life of your loved ones with Age UK

Losing someone close to you can be extremely difficult; this hit me hardest when my late Grandad passed away 8 years ago. It is hard to put into words how it feels, not to be able to get reassurance from them any more or confirmation that they are OK. One way that helped me to deal with his loss is to think about him frequently and it helped that I had something physical to see, it really helped me. So, I thought I would put this post together of wonderful ideas, from Age UK, on creating special ways to celebrate the life of your loved ones. VIEW the POST

Moissanite – Easy on the eyes and the conscience

You may have never heard of moissanite, but it has been around for over 120 years, having been discovered in a meteor crater in the late 1800s. Due to its unique characteristics, it is rare to find in nature, but scientists have managed to recreate the gemstone artificially using advanced scientific methods. The process has evolved over the years and with this, the quality of the stones. This makes moissanite a sparkling, spectacular and cost-efficient alternative to conventional diamonds. Moissanite rings boast a brilliance that rivals the most stunning of diamonds and can often score higher in the refractive index depending on the cut of the stone.

The perfect gifts for a housewarming

The perfect gifts for a housewarming

People move house all the time, especially if they are in rentals. However, there comes a time when your friends finally get on the property ladder and move into their first home. So, how can you make the occasion? Hopefully with a housewarming party and some grown-up gifts! Here are some of the best gift ideas for your friend's new home. VIEW the POST

How parents can express thanks to a teacher

How parents can express thanks to a teacher

As a teacher is responsible for much of your son or daughter’s success, you will likely appreciate their commitment to their education. If your child is thriving academically, has improved their marks, earned fantastic qualifications, or turned around their behaviour, you may want to provide their teacher with a thoughtful gift. It is always nice to say thanks to a teacher! VIEW the POST

Say a big Thank You Teacher with Card Factory

It’s that time of year again when you start thinking about buying nice gifts for the kiddies teachers, after all they have just given the kids good school reports and saying thank you is important to us. We received these fabulous goodies from Card Factory to show what amazing gifts they have to offer, including personalised ones. Oh and Card Factory are offering 1 free A6 card with any Teacher gift this week!

What to buy a golf fanatic for their birthday?

What to buy a golf fanatic for their birthday?

Birthday presents can get harder to buy with every year that passes. If someone has a hobby or keen interest, it makes sense to buy them something that relates to this. So, with that being said, let’s take a look at some of the different things you could purchase a golf fanatic. I have lots of golf lovers in my family and I always try to find fun golfing themed presents, here are some of the different things I find. VIEW the POST

An amazing Father’s Day gift guide 2021 round up

An amazing Father’s Day gift guide 2021 round up

Trying to find fun things for Daddy Constant is hard. He has everything he wants, so finding those gifts that he didn't realise he needed is essential. I have everything from the sports fans to the sweet fans, hopefully there is something for everyone's Daddy! Here it is my: Father's Day gift guide 2021... I hope it inspires you to get something fun for Daddy this year. VIEW the POST

A fabulous Spring gift guide for 2021

I have loved exploring Spring time themed gifts over the past few weeks, pastel colours and special subscriptions being some of the wonderful items that are in this Spring gift guide. One of the things that have become more popular over the last year is definitely subscriptions and the idea of having something delivered to your doors each month. Here are some of my favourite items for gifts this Spring:

The best Mother’s Day gifts for 2021

The best Mother’s Day gifts for 2021

I put together a list of my favourite Mother's Day gifts for 2021. As we cannot spend time with our Mums this year, due to lockdown restrictions, (unless you are in a support bubble) I thought about some nice gifts that will keep Mum smiling and knowing she is loved.... and dearly missed! I love the effort the kids go to at Mother's Day; they've always made cute things at school or we go for a nice walk and get photos of the kiddies playing. I hope you have a good Mother's Day this year. VIEW the POST

Unique birthday gift ideas

Unique birthday gift ideas

Buying gifts and presents can be tricky, especially as you get older and the recipient gets older too. What do you keep buying for friends who seem to have everything – something for them or something for their home, a bottle of wine, a gift voucher, or some socks? Thinking of ideas for gifts that will surprise and excite them is difficult, so here is a bit of inspiration to help you with some unique birthday gift ideas. VIEW the POST

Keeping in touch with your faraway friends

Nobody would have imagined we’d still be dealing with social distancing and lockdowns now when the coronavirus first entered our lives. But while we wait for vaccines and things to improve, meeting up with many of our friends and family and travel plans are on hold. While you might not be able to physically meet with your friends and family, there are plenty of ways of keeping in touch with them and show them that you care. 

Christmas gift guide for all food lovers

Christmas gift guide for all food lovers

What can you buy someone that has everything? It’s hard to find gifts that will be meaningful and useful. Here’s a list of some fabulous items that will be perfect for those food lovers that are always in the kitchen. From little stocking fillers to eco friendly products. Hope you find this useful. VIEW the POST

The best 5 toys for kids for Christmas 2020

The best 5 toys for kids for Christmas 2020

I always look for inspiration for what to get the kids for Christmas in 2020 and so this year I thought I would write some ideas down for other people. With 2 weeks until Christmas there is definitely still time for some last minute ideas. I think the poor Amazon and Hermes couriers know me by name now! Anyone else done a lot of online shopping this year? These are the top 10 gifts I have got the kiddies this Christmas. VIEW the POST

5 Hampers that you won’t believe you can easily put together for a loved one!

Is it your friend’s birthday? Your best friend’s birthday? Maybe your partner’s birthday? Your co-worker’s birthday? Fine! Your dog’s birthday? Well, it doesn’t matter whose birthday it is, all that matters is what you’re buying for them! One thing we can tell you – hampers are the rage right now. Who wouldn’t like to receive a hamper with all the goodies that they can never expect! Yes, even your little pet. So, what are you waiting for? Go on, keep reading to find out the five best hampers that you can put together for a special loved one!

The best gifts for Father’s Day during lockdown

The best gifts for Father’s Day during lockdown

Usually we would spend the day with family, doing something lovely all together and obviously this year it is not quite the same. In order for the kiddies to see their Grandad, it means Nanny & Grandad have to come over to ours and sit in the garden and that means he cannot see his other children. It’s so hard as I feel families are being forced to choose who they want to spend these special occasions with. So, at the moment I am not sure if we are spending the day on our own or with the kiddies Grandad. What are you doing? Here are some fun gift ideas for a Father’s Day during lockdown.  VIEW the POST

A Mother’s Day 2020 gift guide

A Mother’s Day 2020 gift guide

I love looking for presents for people, finding the right gifts and different gifts is exciting. I love finding something a little different and also something fun too. The anticipation of seeing if people like what you have chosen is very nerving, but a really happy excitement. What are you doing for Mother's Day 2020? Are you taking your Mum out for a treat or cooking a nice meal? Or the latest robot vacuum, Roomba s9, now I mean that is a great gift idea! Below are some fab gifts I found in different categories. VIEW the POST

Capturing family memories on personalised photo gifts

I love this time of year, Christmas shopping and wrapping up everything. I am definitely one who prefers to wrap up stuff and give to people. Watch the smiles as they open up the presents and see what they have hiding underneath. You may recall that my-picture.co.uk gave away a voucher in one of my recent #12DaysofConstantChristmas competitions. They have some amazing personalised photo gifts and are now offering my readers free prints, see below for details.

Some fabulous kids gift ideas for Christmas 2019

Some fabulous kids gift ideas for Christmas 2019

I love sharing kids gift ideas that I find online or in shops, there is always something last minute that we end up grabbing. I love Amazon Prime for this reason. Usually based on something I saw on social media. Check out my fun games gift ideas and the top 12 toys for Christmas 2019 for more inspiration. VIEW the POST