Gifts for Him, For Her and Gadget Lovers

Buying for adults at Christmas can be really hard. Most of the time we don’t need much and what we do need, we buy as and when we need to. This is particularly true of my husband who usually gets banned from buying anything from late October for this very reason. But to try and give you a little inspiration for those hard to buy for people in your life, I’ve put this little guide together. For Him The Summerton {Read More}

Christmas Gift Guide for 5 – 9 year olds

*We were given some of these toys for the purpose of this gift guide, however, all thoughs and opinions are my own. All gifted items will be marked with an asterisk * With most children I know at this age, they are still very much into creative toys as well as toys which they can use their imagination to explore. So here are a few of our top buys this Christmas. Creative The Style 4 Ever DIY Unicorn * will be {Read More}

Christmas Gift Guide for pre-school kids

*We were given some of these toys for the purpose of this gift guide, however, all thoughs and opinions are my own. All gifted items will be marked with an asterisk * If you’re starting to get gift inspiration for the small people in your life, we have a few brilliant gift ideas which might help you make up your mind. At this age, children love to get hands on materials. They love being able to feel different textures and {Read More}

Going Back to School in Style

Soon the schools will all start going back after the glorious summer we’ve had. If your children are anything like me or my children, they will love getting all their new back to school gear ready. With my addiction to stationery, it’s no wonder my kids have an affiliation for it too. Isabella will be heading into year 2 and although they don’t need to take pencils and pens into school yet, they are allowed to take a small pencil {Read More}

Star Map : Review from Modern Map Art

Buying gifts can sometimes be a real pain in the neck. Now, I’m not talking your generic kids birthday parties (kids tell you ten times over what they’d like!); I’m talking about those people, often those close to you, that have everything and need nothing. What do you buy for those people who seem to have everything? Often it seems like my husband waits until the weeks preceding his birthday before he decides to go shopping and ends up buying {Read More}

Father’s Day – Practical Gifts Your Dad Will Love

Father’s Day is almost here and I’ve been thinking about some gifts you could get that would actually get used. Sometimes it’s easy to get lured into buying Father’s Day merchandise with cute pictures or funny jokes on and while there is definitely a place for them, I feel the need to find some gifts that my husband might actually use this year instead of collect dust in the corner of the study. So with that in mind, I set {Read More}

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is creeping up fast and so here’s my gift guide in case you are looking for some inspiration. Candles can always be a welcome treat for Mum – they can be used in the bathroom for a relaxing soak without any bath toys in sight or to make the living room smell delightful. Where ever your mum decides to put them, here are two candles which smell amazing. Parks’ 3 Tots Gift Set in Wild Fig, Cassis and {Read More}

Need Inspiration? Here’s my Christmas Gift Guide

Tiny Tots The Jumperoo has made it on to all of my gift guides for babies and for good reason. They are simply brilliant. Over the years, we had two and I loved them both. We’ve tried the The Fisher-Price Roaring Rainforest and Luv U Zoo Jumperoo. There are so many different designs now and although they are quite big, it’s definitely one of the toys that all of the babies I know have really enjoyed. It’s fun and engaging {Read More}

Back to school essentials

In just under a week, the schools will start going back after the long 6 week summer break. If your children are anything like me or my children, they will love getting all their new back to school gear ready. We have a particular love for stationery in this house (okay, so I have a slight addition to stationery) and so we’ve put together our back to school essentials guide. What do I need? Being in year 1, Isabella doesn’t {Read More}

Unique Mother’s Day Gift Inspiration

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, I thought I’d share a more unique gift idea with you that will be certain to make the mummy in your life smile. So what is it, apart from a lie in and a day off mum duties that all mums would appreciate for Mother’s Day? Memories! I don’t know any mum who doesn’t look back at pictures of their children without a smile on her face. But the issue is sometimes getting gorgeous shots {Read More}