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How to give your guests the best cup of tea

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). VIEW the POST

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

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.

Moissanite – Easy on the eyes and the conscience

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. VIEW the POST

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

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!

Say a big Thank You Teacher with Card Factory

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! VIEW the POST

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

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.

A fabulous Spring gift guide for 2021

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: VIEW the POST

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

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.

Keeping in touch with your faraway friends

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.  VIEW the POST

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

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.

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

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! VIEW the POST

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

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.

Capturing family memories on personalised photo gifts

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. VIEW the POST

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

A TV and movie memorabilia Christmas gift guide

I love my boxsets and movies, especially at Christmas time, the Christmas movies make me feel festive and happy. But it is also that time of year when I try to find memorabilia gifts for family as we have big fans of Star Wars, Harry Potter and Doctor Who. Here are my favourite TV and movie memorabilia Christmas gifts for 2019.

Hundreds of memories in one place with Nixplay

Hundreds of memories in one place with Nixplay

As you know I love my photography and so I jumped at the chance to review a Nixplay smart photo frame, it is a brilliant idea. However, this is not just a photo frame, it also allows you to share your photos with family or friends. It is such a clever idea and a talking point over the dinner table. VIEW the POST

Techie gadgets for the whole family Christmas 2019

Techie gadgets for the whole family Christmas 2019

There is no getting away from it, at least one person in your family will be asking for a tech-related gift (if not all of them). Of course, knowing what the latest trends are, and where to find the best deal can be a seriously confusing task. Happily, below you will find a quick rundown of some of the best tech gifts you can give for Christmas this year. Read on to find out more.  VIEW the POST

Making Christmas magical with Pandora

I am a huge Pandora fan and when I was asked if I wanted to review one of the new Winter Collection pieces I jumped at the chance. Pandora, to me, isn’t just about jewellery, its about the memories and feelings I get with every item. I love all the new ranges, Harry Potter Collection and the Christmas Collection. Such great gifts for Christmas.

Christmas gift ideas – fun games

Christmas gift ideas – fun games

Finding some fun games for Christmas gifts can be quite tricky as there are so many things out there to choose. We love playing games, especially over the Christmas period. So these are a few of my favourites for Christmas 2019 and I am sure the kiddies will love them. VIEW the POST