Oh I remember the days before children when my mind worked a treat, I would happily write on my CV that I was ‘organised’ and a ‘good time-keeper’. I would plan days/weeks ahead, I would do all of my shopping for birthdays and Christmas months in advance so that I wasn’t rushing around at the . . . → Read More: Grab yourself a last minute bargain . . .
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, why not treat mum to something special? Queensgate has everything you need to really spoil your mum rotten.
Carluccio’s – Cook Journal, £14.95
If your mum loves experimenting in the kitchen, this journal is the perfect gift for her to . . . → Read More: Make Mum feel marvellous with Queensgate
I am a sucker for silver jewellery, I am also a sucker for sentimental gifts, gifts with meaning so when I was contacted on Monday to see if I would like to choose an item of jewellery for myself for Mother’s Day I couldn’t resist taking a peek at what they had to offer. I . . . → Read More: An early Mother’s Day gift for me from Scarlett Jewellery
Mums have plenty on their plates, from juggling household chores to jobs to young (or old!) children; quite often the first thing that gets put on hold is their own wellbeing – who has time for a beauty regimen when there are 101 other things getting in the way? In this article, we offer a . . . → Read More: A beautiful mum from head to toe
Since our local Asda Living store opened we have become regular visitors, believe it or not the children love going there which makes life easier for me because they don’t start moaning to leave the moment we walk through the door. I have always been a fan of the children’s clothing range at Asda, they . . . → Read More: Have an Asda Christmas
Buying gifts for friends and loved ones can get a little stale after time, you end up heading down the same old aisles and selecting items along a similar theme just in a different colour year on year. Don’t you sometimes wish you could do something a little different? How about a language course? At . . . → Read More: Looking for an alternative gift idea?
Providing the day ends in a ‘y’ I think 99% of the time you’re going to be onto a winner if you give chocolate as a gift, sure there are the odd few people who don’t like chocolate but most do and for those that do, I think you would win some serious brownie points . . . → Read More: Give a little Hotel Chocolat for Christmas
Do you know what one of my most favourite things about Christmas is? The whole family sitting down and watching movies together, it’s like one long #familyfilmnight. I love to watch a good movie but if I’m honest I think it’s the fact that we all snuggle up on the sofa together and just stop . . . → Read More: My pick of DVDs for kids this Christmas
Maybe it’s just me but I find men notoriously hard to buy for? Perhaps it’s the men in my life or something to do with the fact that I’m not a man and so I don’t think like one? If you have someone of the male variety to buy for a need a little help . . . → Read More: Gift ideas for men
3 French Hens, 2 Turtle Doves and a mosquito net. Not the traditional ending to the Twelve Days of Christmas, but an ending all the same. Christmas has, and always will be a time for tradition: the tree, the turkey, the decorations, the presents, the bellowing of carols whilst wearing antlers and a red . . . → Read More: Present Buying for Distant Relatives