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An Extra Special Finishing Touch : WRAP.ME

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
An Extra Special Finishing Touch : WRAP.ME

Are you ever stuck for ideas when it comes to wrapping a gift and are looking for something new and innovative?  

Do you sometimes want to go that extra mile and wrap your gift in something as personal as the gift itself?

Well, a couple of days ago I was sent a surprise in the post from a brand new company called wrap.me, who create (with a little help from you) beautiful personalised wrapping paper.  I was not sure what to expect, but when  it arrived, I set to Instagram to share it, and it was a huge hit with my followers, as well as on Twitter and Facebook. Continue Reading

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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 | 13 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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