Fun Christmas gift ideas and a giveaway with CoolStuff

With Christmas rapidly approaching, it’s time to grab those last minute gifts. The problem is, most of us put off buying the difficult gifts until the last minute then spend ages wondering what to get the person who has everything. Thankfully, CoolStuff have some great ideas. This online gift and gadget store was originally from Sweden and they’re now expanding to the UK. The variety of products on their site is excellent, ideal for those last few awkward people whose gifts you can’t quite decide on. Portable folding hammock There’s not much that brings me more joy in the warmer…

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The great Easter chocolate hunt with Prezzybox

This year, my girls are getting really excited about Easter. They seem to think the Easter bunny brought their Easter eggs last year, although I don’t remember telling them that. Nonetheless, it’s quite a magical time with the visit of the mythical bunny impending. So I decided that for the first time ever, we’d have an Easter egg hunt. But when Prezzybox got in touch and told me about their alternative Easter gifts, I decided it would be even more fun to hide some of those. I put some thought into where to hide the chocolate and decided that our…

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Prezzybox Christmas Gift Challenge and Giveaway

When I need to buy a gift, my first stop is always the Prezzybox website. I love the fact that they cater for literally everyone, from my two year old daughter to my (I could tell you but I’d have to kill you) year old dad. So when Prezzybox set me a Christmas gift challenge, I knew it would be both fun and ridiculously easy! Prezzybox gave me the profile of three fictional characters and I had to buy a gift for each of them from their website. I had a budget of £25 per person. So here are my…

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A welcome helping hand

I’m not one to ask for help. Actually, I hardly ever do it.  But sometimes, I just have to accept my limits. The one thing I’m truly terrible at is keeping in touch, remembering birthdays and posting cards and gifts. I feel terrible about this. I’d love to be one of those people who posted beautifully wrapped gifts and carefully selected cards that arrive just on time. Sadly, I never will be. I just can’t do it. So when I was given the opportunity to try out a service that takes the hassle out of sending gifts, I jumped at…

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Friday Feature #12

Far be it from me to suggest that I am years ahead of the British market, or a trend setter in any way. But just as a one off, I’m pretty pleased with myself.  Because this week, Friday feature #12 is about a real up and coming product on the British market. And one that I bought in New Zealand nearly 7 years ago.  These recycled beer bottle glasses are sold by the Go Eco Store. The whole ethos of the store is that its gifts are recycled, fair trade and ethical. But the glasses are my personal favourite. There are…

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