Choosing a real Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree

A real Christmas tree is the thing of Christmas dreams for many people. They’re the perfectly decorated trees you see in movies, shopping centres and town squares. They’re also the Christmassy addition you plan to add to your home every year but run out of time, and instead grab your trusty artificial tree for another year in the limelight. Well, we’re into the first couple of weeks of December, so before time runs out for another year, here’s our top tips on choosing the perfect real Christmas tree.   What…

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Christmas gifts for a lovely lady

Christmas Jumper

The idea of Christmas shopping fills most people with dread. However, it doesn’t need to be an activity that you put off. Our final gift guide of the season should help you on your way to choosing the perfect gift for the special lady in your life this Christmas.   Lumie Bodyclock Luxe 750D Women may not be notorious for their love of gadgets but honestly, this alarm clock will revolutionise her morning routine. The Lumie mimics a true sunrise which helps make the user feel refreshed and awake as…

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Top gifts for the man in your life this Christmas

Christmas Gift

Buying for your husband, boyfriend, brother or just a friend? Whether he’s into his gadgets and gizmos, loves a new grooming tool or is a complete movie buff, we’ve got you covered with a list of this year’s top Christmas gifts.   Tile Mate Available from Amazon, Argos, John Lewis and other major retailers, Tile Mate is the perfect giftable gadget for any man who’s constantly losing his wallet or keys. Tile mate is a stylish looking keyring that can be easily attached to the majority of losable items. The…

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Top 10 Christmas Gifts for the Kids this Year

Little Girl

Last week all the top retailers released their lists of what they believe will be the best sellers this Christmas. To be honest, some of the products on there are already sold out in many places, so it’s pretty clear those are already proving popular. Take a look below at the top 10, their prices and where to get hold of them.   Luvabella doll THE Christmas must have this year. It seems everywhere is currently sold out, but as it’s still early enough you should be able to get…

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Great garden gifts for Christmas 2017

Garden Gifts

Keen gardeners are notoriously difficult to buy for at Christmas because in terms of tools, they’ve usually got everything they need and more. This means you need to work out those things that they’ve not yet worked out they need. Here we’ve come up with a selection of great ideas for any green fingered member of your family.   Gardener’s World subscription A subscription is a great gift that can be enjoyed throughout the year and is perfect, whatever your budget. There’s currently a great offer available direct through the…

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Homemade Christmas Gifts


To kick off our Christmas Gift Guide series of posts, we thought we’d start with the most thoughtful of all – the homemade gift. Nothing says thoughtfulness like a homemade gift. The recipient will always love it because of the extra effort you’ve gone to. And, they’re also perfect for anyone on a limited budget. It doesn’t matter who you’re gifting to this year because we’ve got a selection of great, homemade options for you to try.   Cocktail jars What better gift for your friends and family that a…

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Must-try Christmas Bakes for 2017

Christmas Biscuits

You might not like it, but it’s getting extremely close to that time of year. Over the next few weeks we’ll be getting you sorted for the big day, with everything from bakes and cakes, to gifts and party tips – so keep a look out for those. Christmas is a time when families get together to eat, drink and celebrate. Festive foods are most definitely one of the best things about this time of year. Their richness, and the warmth of the winter spices makes them the perfect choices…

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