Gift Guide

Alternative Easter Gift Ideas

My name is Claire and I am a chocoholic.  Chocolate makes me happy.  You can keep your cheese and your gin.  Chocolate is my thing.  After a lot of talks about chocolate with my cousin we have concurred that it must be in the genes.  Therefore we are not responsible for our chocolate intake.  My […] Read more…

Mothers day gift

Mothers Day Gift Ideas

With Mothers Day around the corner I’ve put together a little gift guide to suit every budget.        1 Chocolates You can’t go wrong with chocolates, but why not add some luxury with something from Hotel Chocolat.  There’s something for all budgets to.  From yummy tiddly pots at £2 through to the chocolate dipping […] Read more…

Gifts for the blogger

Gifts For The Blogger In Your Life

There are so many gifts I would love for Christmas that centre around blogging.  Mainly because it is so varied.  From writing to photography there are so many gifts.  These are my top picks for gifts for the blogger in your life.  Some are fun, some are practical, but all of them would be welcome […] Read more…

Awesome Lego Party Ideas

I have a new addiction in my life.  Pinterest.  As always I am incredibly late to the party.  But I’ve been using it lots for party planning ideas.  We have just celebrated Big’s 8th birthday, Lego has been on the top of his birthday list for a good few years now, and his love of […] Read more…

Party Bag Ideas

Party Bag Ideas

One of my favourite parts of organising a kids party is the party bags.  I don’t know why but over the years I have developed a firm no tat rule!  But it can be difficult to find party bag ideas for some nicer things that won’t break the bank. My top tips for sourcing items […] Read more…

Luxury Nightwear From David Nieper

So imagine for one moment that money was no object.  You could afford the word luxury. Your wardrobe consisted of designer clothes and posh handbags.  But what about your nightwear?  You need luxury nightwear too. I happen to have a bedding set that I love.  I love it because it has a ridiculously high thread […] Read more…

graduation gift

Personalised Graduation Gift Ideas

Leaving school always feels like a long time ago, But graduating from University feels like yesterday.  I’m always surprised to when I realise how long ago it was.  17 years ago!  Which means it was actually 20 years ago that I started university.  That makes me feel ancient. Graduations are a big deal and a […] Read more…

Brilliant books for 7 year olds

Brilliant Books For 7 Year Olds

My son is a bookworm.  He devours books faster than he does ice cream.  The biggest problem we have is constantly feeding his hunger with books that are appropriate and that he can read himself.  This is my guide to some of the best books for 7 year olds we have found.     Please […] Read more…

unique wedding gift ideas

Unique Wedding Gift Ideas

There are certain occasions, or people, that require a gift that is a bit different than your standard smellies and a bottle of wine.  One such occasion is certainly weddings, whether you are a guest buying for the happy couple, or the happy couple buying for their bridesmaids and groomsmen, this is my gift guide […] Read more…

Which Mother's Day Card are you

Which Mother’s Day Card Are You?

I’m really picky when it comes to sending and receiving cards.  I have definite tastes, but you need to account for the tastes of the recipient too.  It’s complicated!   So which of these Mother’s Day cards from Hallmark best describe you… The Cool Mum My superhero loving boys would probably pick this one. The […] Read more…

Mothers Day Gifts for Under £30

Mothers day is just around the corner so I thought I would share some gift ideas that I would be more than happy to receive, and all are under £30. In the interest of full disclosure this post contains affiliate links, which means if you click on any of the items and purchase them, I […] Read more…

Jacamo clothes for men

Dressing The Man with Jacamo

Does the man in your life care about his clothes?  Maybe you get to pick everything he wears. But what if you were given free reign to dress him however you liked?  Would it be similar to his normal style or something completely different? When Jacamo asked me to write a wish list, I decided […] Read more…

My Christmas Wish List & Giveaway With House of Fraser

My Christmas wish list is normally pretty full.  My birthday is in January so I virtually have to wait a whole year for any gifts.  You know those people who “umm” and “errr” when you ask them what they want for Christmas?  I’m not one of them.  And yes Christmas isn’t just about the gifts, […] Read more…

A Christmas Gift Guide With Ethics

It’s that time of year when lists seem to take on a life of their own.  If you are stuck for ideas for what to buy the small people, or are looking for something a bit different then check out this gift guide for Skin & Bliss.   Skin & Bliss have a range of […] Read more…