How I Budget for Birthdays

My children were born in September, October and November, which makes the autumn an insanely busy and expensive time for birthdays, especially with Christmas in December too. People are shocked when I tell them that I have the money saved up for the children’s birthdays usually by the start of the year (and Christmas too), but I have always hated the idea of not having enough money to make their...

Couples Who Chill Together Stay Together

•Features gifted items• Earlier this week Ed and I celebrated our second wedding anniversary. The traditional gift for this anniversary is cotton, and I’ll admit, we were both a little stumped on what we could get for each other that fitted with this. Luckily boohooMan have got you covered with their new range of coordinated tracksuits for couples. Perhaps not the most obvious of gifts, these tracksuits not only fit...

Gift Guide for The Man Who Has Everything

•Features gifted items• Everyone has one. That man who seems to have everything he already needs, and is notoriously difficult to buy for. Whether it’s your partner, dad, brother or friend, this gift guide will hopefully provide some inspiration for that difficult to buy for man. You can thank me later…. Clothing & Footwear Gifts Havaianas Havaianas are arguably the most comfortable option out there when it comes to flip...

The Zodiac Collection from Hersey & Son

•Features gifted item• I love jewellery. There is something lovely about a new piece of jewellery, especially when it holds significant meaning to you. Hersey & Son London Silversmiths, one of the few remaining traditional silversmiths in the UK, have a fantastic range of jewellery to choose from, and their Zodiac Collection, is brilliant if you are shopping for a special gift for somebody, or looking to treat yourself. The...

Beautify Makeup & Jewellery Cases

•Features gifted items• I recently decluttered the house, and I was a little shocked to find just how much makeup and jewellery I have managed to accumulate over the past few months. I gave quite a bit away to a friend, but the rest was still taking over my bathroom cabinets and dressing table, and I needed a solution. Luckily, Beautify had recently reached out and offered to send across...

Where to Shop for Wedding Gifts

•Features gifted items• Wedding season is upon us, and if you are heading to a wedding as a guest this summer, you may be wondering what to get the couple if they haven’t provided a specific gift list. I have done the leg work, and have put together some brilliant online shops with an array of gift ideas to suit all budgets, and tastes. 1102 Candles If you are searching...

A Little Life Update

•Features gifted items• I feel like I haven’t sat down and written a post about my life in ages. Obviously my whole blog is based around my life, being a lifestyle blog, but I tend to focus on different areas of it like review visits of local restaurants, toys that the children have been playing with and beauty products which I have used. I thought today it might be nice...

Making 3 Wishes – The Aladdin Range from shopDisney

•Features gifted items from shopDisney, all words and images are my own• Aladdin was always one of my favourite Disney films as a little girl growing up. The original film came out when I was only a few years old, so I have been really excited to share my love for the story with the children now the live-action movie has reached the cinemas. We were recently sent across a...

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2019

•Features gifted items• Father’s Day is just a few weeks away. Whether your dad enjoys the great outdoors, retro classics, or a good book, I have put together a guide with some gift inspiration for those all important fathers, whether it’s their first or thirty-first Father’s Day. Grooming Gifts Fudge Urban Looking for a something for a dad who likes his grooming? The Fudge range has lots of brilliant products...

Say it With Flowers – An Early Birthday Gift from Haute Florist

Features Gifted Item  In case you weren’t aware, it’s my birthday tomorrow. I am currently travelling to Disneyland to celebrate, but last week I received a gorgeous bouquet of flowers from Haute Florist and I wanted to share my thoughts as they were totally stunning. Haute offer a range of stylish bouquets and hat box arrangements on their website, with everything from roses to lilies. Each bouquet has a full...