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Preparing for the Christmas holidays with children
It’s fair to say that for most of us, our homes get progressively messier as the year winds on until it’s in serious need of cleaning time in December. If that sounds like your home – which is especially true if you’ve got young playful children – then the holidays bring some fresh challenges.
The Spirit of Christmas: buy Amazon handmade gifts
The ‘spirit of Christmas’ means different things to different people, but back in 1889, author Harriet Beecher Stowe summed it up perfectly I think, by saying “to give up one’s very self — to think only of others — how to bring the greatest happiness to others — that is the true meaning of Christmas.” I love that.
The perfect gift for the inquisitive child
Do you have inquisitive children who are always asking questions about how things work? Are you looking for a unique Christmas present for the kids that will turn them away from screens, regularly? Then, The Curiosity Box has the gift both you and your children are after.
Gift ideas for the men in your life
Men can often be really tricky to buy for. Male relatives tend to be the ones that people seem to struggle with the most when it comes to buying gifts. With Christmas being just around the corner, it’s the right time to think of some nice gift ideas for the men in your life.
3 Consumable Luxury Gifts for the Busy Parent
Family life is busy! Being a parent gets you up early and to sleep late (or not at all). Throughout this hectic everyday life, it can be difficult to find the time to think of a sophisticated gift and in these situations, you tend to opt for the presents that you know are always welcome – food and drink.
Alternative Christmas Gift Ideas
How is your Christmas shopping going? Are you a bought it all and wrapped it sort of person? Or a bit more laid back than that? Do you ever look at all the Christmas ‘stuff’ and think why do we need it it anyway? Here are a few other ideas.
Alternative Advent Calendars
More recently and in particular this year, I’ve noticed the rise in “alternative” advent calendars. There are tons around these days, have you seen any you like? They range massively in price depending on what you go for.
4 ways to be smart with your festive shopping
Christmas is coming – are you a smart shopper? How can you make savings on your Christmas spending? Here are a few thoughts.