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My Ultimate Male Gift Guide

| November 19, 2014 | 2 Comments
My Ultimate Male Gift Guide

I try hard each year to be as organised as possible, but I’ve got to say I find the buying for men really tricky, whether at Christmas or Birthdays. So to help you (and me) I started early this year, and found some of the best gifts, that I am sure will be loved this festive season. A good half of these are actually good whether you are male or female, in fact I plan or ‘borrowing’ one or two…but shhh don’t tell Tall Dad!

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Simple but gorgeous handmade gifts : Infused Olive Oil

| November 18, 2014 | 7 Comments
Simple but gorgeous handmade gifts : Infused Olive Oil

I’ve been thinking of a new home-made (edible) gift that I can make this Christmas, as I try to do at least one every year. Last year was Spiced Vodka, and the year before Gingerbread Syrup for coffee.  Both turned out really well, so I was keen to do another.  This year I wanted to steer away from a drinkable gift, and wanted something that I was sure I could tailor to my friends and families different tastes easily.  My idea was infused olive oil.  By no means an original one, but one that I could make quickly and to suit different tastes. Continue Reading

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My Ultimate Tween Gift Guide for Christmas

| November 14, 2014 | 4 Comments
My Ultimate Tween Gift Guide for Christmas

Notoriously hard to buy for, I set about compiling a tween Christmas gift guide.  A real one though, that I will actually be giving to my daughter this year for Christmas. Things that I know she will love and use, and will bring a smile to her face this Christmas. Continue Reading

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Yankee Candle Advent

| November 12, 2014 | 4 Comments
Yankee Candle Advent

I’ve never had an adult advent calendar, never really saw the need if I’m honest. That was until I spotted the Yankee Candle offering this festive season! I do love a candle, especially one that is scented. What better way to mark each day until Christmas than with a gorgeous smelling candle each evening? It’s not even advent yet, and I’m excited!

I love that it’s a 3D  winter home, complete with snow and Christmas lights. Its going to be on my coffee table in pride of place! Continue Reading

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