Given that I know lots of my readers start their Christmas shopping in October, I have put together a list of a few ideas for this Christmas. I know that lots of people have high hopes for this Christmas, after not being able to spend time with loved ones last year. Whilst we are yet to know if COVID-19 will place any restrictions on celebrations this Christmas, it should be a significant improvement on last year.
Are you someone who always has tons of ideas for gifts for friends and family, or do you really struggle? It can be hard trying to constantly think of gift ideas, as it always seems to be someone’s birthday!
How do you go about choosing gifts for you family members and friends? Do you go overboard or are you more reserved with your gift-giving? Perhaps you take part in Secret Santa at work, or even with family if there are a lot of you.
Making gifts with your children is a wonderful way of spending time with them and giving them something creative to do, and the recipient will always appreciate the results of the effort that has gone into them! A hand-drawn card from your grand-daughter means so much more than a shop-bought one, and a Mother’s Day […]
So did you know that all flowers have meanings and each flower carries a different meaning than the other; this can be beneficial when you are planning to send someone flowers. The meanings behind each flower then can be a great way for you to express your feelings, assuming the person you are sending them […]
Do you like playing games together as a family at Christmas time? What are you favourite games? Cards? Dominoes? Game of Life? Monopoly? Maybe it’s more like Pass the Pigs or Operation? If you are on the lookout for some free online slots or Christmas games that the whole family can enjoy, why not print or […]
The ‘rules’ of gift-giving Each of us carries within ourselves a set of rules about gift-giving. Like most things, these rules are often formed from our own experiences as children and perhaps even following the approach our parents take. There is also the possibility that in later life we are influenced by the actions of […]
Giving a gift can be a bit of a headache sometimes. Perhaps you have a child to buy for who seems to have everything, or maybe a child who is hard to surprise, perhaps you are trying to buy for someone else’s child and you aren’t familiar with what they are into? Whatever the situation, […]