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No more boring socks with Sockshop!

  • October 30, 2019

Just as the mornings started to turn a bit chilly here in Spain, a lovely parcel from SockShop arrived in the post! You might think that we wouldn’t need socks in Spain, and for the summer months you’d be right, but the temperature has dropped to around 12 degrees of a morning all of a sudden. This might not sound very cold to those of you in the UK, but >>

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5 Mother’s Day gifts with a difference

  • March 11, 2019
Mother's Day Gifts with a difference

It’s fast approaching that day of the year when we all spoil the lovely mums in our lives even more than usual. Mother’s Day is on 31st March this year, so you still have a bit of time to find that perfect gift. If you’re not sure what to get and are looking for a unique Mother’s Day gift that’s not the usual flowers and chocolate, I’ve put together some >>

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Christmas

Secret Santa Gift Ideas For Everyone On Any Budget

  • November 22, 2018
Secret Santa gifts

I always think that Secret Santa gifts are some of the most stressful gifts to buy – particularly for colleagues that you don’t know that well! There’s a lot of pressure to buy something great for a set budget, especially if it’s going to be unwrapped in front of the rest of the office. So, whether you’re doing a Secret Santa at work, or have decided to do to one >>

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Christmas

12 Amazing Christmas Gifts For Unicorn Lovers

  • November 13, 2018
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Do you have a unicorn obsessed child in your life? Between my daughter and nieces I have a few, so now consider myself a pro at searching online for unicorn themed gifts. Unicorns are popular for kids of all ages and there are plenty of fabulous presents to choose from, including unicorn toys, clothing, accessories, stationery and much more. If you’re looking for some unicorn gifts this Christmas, take a >>

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Parenting

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Every Mum

  • February 23, 2018

Mother’s Day is early this year, on 11th March. Have you sorted out a present for your lovely Mum yet? Or have your kids or husband been asking you what you want yourself for Mother’s Day? If you haven’t bought a Mother’s Day gift yet and have no idea what yo buy, look no further for some inspiration. I’ve pulled together a long list of Mother’s Day gift ideas for >>

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Parenting

10 Valentines Gift Ideas For Kids

  • February 5, 2018

Valentine’s Day is approaching and if the kids want to get involved maybe you’re thinking of buying them a little gift? If so, check out these cute suggestions for Valentine’s gift ideas for kids… Disclosure: This post contains some affiliate links, which means I may receive a small commission, at no cost to you, if you make a purchase through a link. 10 Valentines Gift Ideas For Kids Guess How >>

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Easy Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas For Teachers

  • December 7, 2017

Having a child at school this time of year is expensive. There’s the money for nativity play costumes, donations for the Christmas fete, enough Christmas cards to cover the whole class and then, of course, Christmas gifts for teachers. There’s not just one teacher either, we have the main class teacher, teaching assistants, the lovely ladies that run breakfast club every morning and god knows who else. I don’t really >>

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12 Alternative Advent Calendar Ideas

  • November 17, 2017

I’ve always just bought the traditional chocolate advent calendars from the supermarket but alternative advent calendars are becoming really popular now. I’m thinking about buying something a bit different this year, especially as Little H is old enough to appreciate it, and there are loads to choose from. If you’re also thinking about ditching the standard chocolate advent calendar this Christmas, here’s a list of my favourite alternative advent calendar >>

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10 Christmas Gift Ideas For Minecraft Fans

  • November 10, 2017

Little H has become a little bit Minecraft obsessed and so I’ve been trawling the internet for some ideas for Christmas presents. To be perfectly honest, half the time I have no idea what she’s talking about so just smile and nod, but Minecraft presents will get me a lot of brownie points! I’ve found some quite good suggestions, so thought I’d share these with you all in case you’re >>

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Perfect Gifts For Any Occasion At Uncommon Goods

  • August 22, 2017

We’re coming up to the time of year when I spend a lot of time (and money!) searching for birthday gifts for family members – we have so many birthdays in September and October! I always struggle to think of things to buy, especially for the parents and grandparents, so when Uncommon Goods got in touch I was excited to have a look through their website. The site is full of creative >>

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