My Top 5 Alternative Easter Gifts for Kids

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Just walk into any supermarket and you are bombarded with shelf upon shelf of chocolate treats all ready and waiting for Easter. In our family we avoid Easter Eggs, although the kids receive them from friends and family so they do get a couple to enjoy. Instead we buy them a little gift, usually toys or clothing, depending what they want or need. Easter is the perfect time to teach children all about new life, why things grow and getting… Continue Reading “My Top 5 Alternative Easter Gifts for Kids”

Are traditional wedding anniversary gifts a thing of the past?

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When it comes to wedding anniversary gifts, we all know it’s silver for 25 years and gold for 50 years but are these traditional gifts a thing of the past? I remember the excitement of buying a gold anniversary present for both mine and Hubby’s grandparents. We didn’t stretch to buying them gold ourselves and went for some personalised engraved glassware and a personalised porcelain plate, although we know they treated each other to something more traditional. Times have changed though.… Continue Reading “Are traditional wedding anniversary gifts a thing of the past?”

Choosing a Memorable Christmas Gift

Christmas Presents

Do you remember what you got for Christmas as a child. Although I remember the big things like a much-longed for bike, it is the silly little presents that hold the fondest of memories for me. One of my very favourite presents was a colour changing torch! I used to spend hours changing the lens to turn the torch light from red to green to white and back again. Another favourite was a reversible dalmation jumper, a strange padded sweatshirt-like… Continue Reading “Choosing a Memorable Christmas Gift”

Milly&Flynn® – an exciting new world of gifts for children

Milly&Flynn®

Milly&Flynn® are an exciting new pre-school publisher of books, puzzles and games. Inspired by the company founder’s children and their love of beautiful books, toys and games they have created a unique range that children will enjoy and treasure. Milly&Flynn® aim to design, develop, manufacture and market ranges of beautiful pre-school books, puzzles and games. Aspiring to work in conjunction with recognised children’s licenses and leading illustrators to produce beautifully written and illustrated products and I was sent some of their… Continue Reading “Milly&Flynn® – an exciting new world of gifts for children”

#Win one of 10 Inkless Print Kits with Eternal Impressions in time for Father’s Day

Eternal Impressions is a local, family run business that has been established in the keepsake market for over 12 years which I have used many times. Despite Sarah living just a few hundred yards from me I only discovered them when Isaac was born and had castings of his hands and feet done. I have since had a silver bracelet with charms made featuring the hands and feet of the little ones and finger prints of my older children and I… Continue Reading “#Win one of 10 Inkless Print Kits with Eternal Impressions in time for Father’s Day”