Now, if you're my age or thereabouts, you've seen the evolution of the advent calendar from a piece of card with pretty pictures behind the doors, to ones filled with chocolate (although it was crappy chocolate, but we were kids and it was still chocolate!) to significantly better chocolate ones, all the way to OMG ones that cost more than any other present I intend to buy this year.
The autumn half-term always sneaks up on me. The summer holidays are so long and need such meticulous planning, I totally forget that six weeks later there's another break.
With the sunny days being shorter in supply and energy levels being a little lower after the return to school hours, everyone relishes the opportunity to hunker down at home and get COSY. The perfectopportunity to get creative and plan out some Christmas magic!
There’s a certain expectation if you’re the spouse, child or best friend on the planet of someone who’s approaching a BIG milestone birthday. You need to make an occasion of it, possibly throw a party, definitely make it memorable and unique. And I have to tell you, the bigger that birthday number gets, the harder it can be. If for no other reason then they have been there and done that on previous birthdays!
Let's find something unique and meaningful together in our Father's Day collection. And, btw, if you can't see quite the thing you're looking for then do get in touch. We're the experts in creative gifts and we love a challenge.
As we approach the end of another school year, our thoughts turn to teacher (and teaching assistant!) thank you gifts. Choosing the perfect way to say thank you can be tricky, and sometimes time consuming, so here's what we know.
Is Decemuary a thing? There's the whole "twixtmas" bit between Christmas and New Year where I never know what day it is, but now I'm feeling that the whole of January is just an extension of late December!