Jenson's Christmas list 2018
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson’s Christmas list

Wow, this Christmas is so different to last year already. For a start, Jenson can tell us what he'd like for Christmas. Secondly, he knows who Father Christmas is - and he's been 'calling' him since the start of October telling him what's on his list. From the start it's been a Paw Patrol Lookout… Continue reading Jenson’s Christmas list

Abrams & Chronicle Fathers Day gift guide
Books, stationery

A bookish Father’s Day Gift Guide

When you're struggling to buy a gift for someone you can't go wrong with a book - and we all know dads are notoriously difficult to shop for. There are only so many mugs and keyrings one poor old fart can own with "World's Best Dad" on them. Me? I like to go with a… Continue reading A bookish Father’s Day Gift Guide

saturday share
blogging

Saturday Share #123

The blogosphere is getting all kinds of festive, with some fab gift guides and other holiday highlights. In amongst all the Blogmas posts you can also spot a few inspiring lifestyle gems. Here's a look at what I've loved reading over the last fortnight. Want to use Twitter to grow your blog? Corinne has put… Continue reading Saturday Share #123

jenson's 2017 christmas list
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson’s Christmas list 2017

Wondering what to buy a two-year-old for Christmas? These days, Peppa Pig and Twirlywoos are the favourites in our house. When you're shopping for little ones it's got to be books and toys, right? We finished shopping for Jenson a while back and his presents pretty much consist of Peppa Pig, Duplo, books and a… Continue reading Jenson’s Christmas list 2017

Christmas giveaway
Lifestyle

Why you should support small businesses this Christmas [gift guide and £200+ giveaway]

This year I'm making a conscious effort to support small businesses when it comes to Christmas shopping, from food to gifts, to decorations and gift wrap. Wherever possible I'm avoiding the high street chains and buying from local and independent sellers. I don't know about you but one of my favourite things about Christmas is… Continue reading Why you should support small businesses this Christmas [gift guide and £200+ giveaway]

mothers day 2017 gift guide
Lifestyle, stationery

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2017

Despite my mum being a regular reader of this blog I can comfortably post a Mother's Day Gift Guide without spoiling anything for her. This year I'm giving her the gift of a child-free afternoon with me - which she knows about because I had to make sure she wasn't working! We're off to see… Continue reading Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2017

cornish christmas gift guide 2016
Cornwall, Lifestyle

Christmas Gift Guide 2016: With love from Cornwall

You can't call yourself a Cornish geek and not feature a gift guide with Cornish goodies now, can you?! I've mentioned before that I love shopping independent and local where possible, so here's a selection of gifts from some of my favourite Cornish brands/creators. Teacup and tea plate by Isobel Higley Ceramics, Etsy, £24.95 and… Continue reading Christmas Gift Guide 2016: With love from Cornwall

gifts for bookworms 2016
Books, Lifestyle, stationery

2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For bookworms

This is always a fun gift guide to put together - and stressful, as I remind myself what literary goodies I've already shared recently. Got a bookworm in your life? Looking to treat yourself? There are some great boxsets and accessories here, if I may say so myself. Roald Dahl centenary boxed set, Wordery, £59.97… Continue reading 2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For bookworms

2016 christmas gift guide for geeks
Books, geekery, Lifestyle

2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Geeks

Given that this is a rather geeky blog in itself, chances are most of the posts you'll find here will feature a pretty good gift idea for a geek, but here's a little gift guide anyway. I've tried not to include items I've mentioned here before and not make it too DC-centric but some things… Continue reading 2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Geeks

2016 christmas gift guide for bloggers
blogging, geekery, Lifestyle

2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Bloggers

The more I think about it, the more I think we bloggers are the easiest people in the world to shop for. Just wrap up something rose gold or with a white marble effect and we're happy, right? Well, we don't all go for all of the trends but you can usually play it safe… Continue reading 2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For Bloggers