An alcohol free Christmas Gift Guide

There can be a multitude of reasons for people to not be drinking at this (or indeed any) time of the year.  Therefore it is really important that we don’t forget to have some low alcohol or alcohol free drinks for them to enjoy.   Seedlip Seedlip is a staple in our house all year round.   Distilled in the same way as gin this is the perfect drink for

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The Boozy Christmas Gift Guide

This guide features items sent for inclusion in my gift guides Bobby’s Gin Regular readers will know I love a back story behind a distillery and this gin has a cracker.   It is named after Jacobus “Bobby” Alfons who arrived in the Netherlands from Indonesia in the early 1950s.  Bobby loved Dutch Genever still gin but missed the flavours that reminded him of home so he started making his

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The Eco Christmas Gift Guide

Some ideas of what to buy the environmentalist in your life are included in this gift guide.  Please note that some of them were sent to me in order to be included in the guide. A swap box from Save Money Cut Carbon I wrote about the last month and think the idea is so fab I am including it here.  You sign up to the club and then get

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Christmas 2020 Gift Guide for Couples

My Christmas gift guide for couples, features some items that were sent to me for the purpose of including them in this guide, and some other ideas I have seen whilst doing my Christmas shopping this year.  I hope you like them! Kindred Fires Candle I instantly fell in love with everything on this website.  Not only do they have candles for every occasion and recipient, you can have them

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Christmas Gift Guide for Animal Lovers

Podium Pet Products We have been a huge fan of these products since we were first sent some for Mr Cheeks to review earlier this year.  All of their products are natural, and some are even vegan.  I might have also been known to use the Paw and Nose balm on my own hands.  Don’t tell anyone.   You can buy the products individually, or you can buy a bundle

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Christmas 2020 Gift Guide for Children

This guide features some items that have been sent to include in this guide. Bickiepegs Is there a child that hasn’t got through their teething stage without Bickiepegs?   There certainly can’t be many! The range has expanded over recently years and now includes more than just the traditional teething finger biscuits.  There is a finger toothbrush/gum massager and a really cute teether called Peggie the Penguin.  They would all

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Christmas 2020 Gift Guide for Foodies

This guide contains products sent to us for inclusion in a gift guide   Wondering what to buy for the foodies in your life?  Well you have come to the right place!!  Here is my Christmas gift guide for foodies   Spice Pots These little pots could be an absolute game changer for anyone who loves making curry at home.  The pots contain the perfect spice blends for different curries,

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Do Your Shoes Love Your Feet Back?

Who doesn’t love a fresh, new pair of athletic shoes, especially when they look cool? But a word of caution: looking cool is often not enough and finding the perfect pair of shoes can depend on a great deal more than that. This can add a rather confusing layer to the search process in the quest for the perfect shoes, very bewildering very quickly! So how to navigate this process,

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Joy Triggers

I didn’t know they were called “Joy Triggers” until I saw a blog post from Jess at Cupcakes and Cashmere about them that was linked from a newsletter landing in my inbox every morning.  But you know what I am talking about, right?  Those little moments that put a smile on your face, or a spring in your step, they’re insignificant really and could quite easily pass you by if you

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A special Christmas with Moonpig — #AD

I think it is safe to say that this year we are all going to be approaching Christmas differently, aren’t we?   Where the number of people around our Christmas table is usually between 10 and 12 this year we are going to be a maximum of 6 and are painfully aware that many are facing the very real prospect of being alone, or separated from their loved ones.  And

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Sous Chef BBQ Smoker — Review

  Time was if you wanted to have a barbecue you had to have a patio, or a garden, with enough space to stand the thing on.   You also needed a gas bottle, or had to have a huge bag of charcoal on hand in order to fuel it.   Then once lit it was up to one person to stand by and keep an eye on the food

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Boxsets for Lockdown, The Sequel

Need some binge worthy boxsets for this latest lockdown? Of course you do, we all do.  We all need a bit of escapism, if only for 20 minutes or an hour, a six part mini series or five seasons that take us through weeks, switching off the outside world and collapsing with some binge worthy boxsets is just what we all need for this latest lockdown. The Queens Gambit —

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