Gemstone Gifts Bridge The Generations

One of the nicest gifts I’ve received lately was a glass necklet with a pressed flower inside.  It’s absolutely deflightful and I wear it at every opportunity.   There are a few suppliers of gifts specifically geared towards mums and daughters, or for that matter, grandmothers and grandaughters.    Their sites have excellent gifting tips on how […]

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Balancing Online Shopping With Needs Of Others

The upsurge in online buying has brought the world to our own front doors.  The choice of what we wear, where we buy it has now meant we just go online and find exactly what we want and it arrives within a day or so and all the traipsing around shops seems to be becoming […]

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Dad’s World Made Much Easier With Online Gifting

We all like to have some special gift for our birthdays and possibly for Christmas too.   For most men this point is a matter of crisis when they want to please their lady wife, or lady friend.  Nothing is more unsettling for the poor chap though than not being sure that he’s on the right […]

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Ironing For Ever & A Day To Clear A Space For Life

I did a small favour for a daughter the other week.  Whilst dog and house sitting I tackled the baine of her life – the ironing mountain. . . .   My daughter was of course very grateful and protested loudly that I should never have tackled such a grim job.   I reassured her that although […]

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Crockery & Glassware Make Forever Presents

I’ve just spent this last weekend looking after my neighbour’s dog.  This was so the whole family could go off to a family wedding some miles away.  Usually one of them stays behind to look after the hound.  I had a fab time and so did the furry friend.  We went off for very early […]

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Helping Poor Dad Score Highly In The Gifting Stakes

Choosing the right present for someone can be such a struggle at times.  We all have those difficult to please relatives – often mothers…..  My poor old dad was always in a state of anxiety when mother’s birthday approached and he would wring his hands constantly worrying about what to get her this year.  I […]

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Plump For Board Games For Fail Safe Pressie

I was getting a gift for a nine year old lass – I don’t really know much about her really but as a favour to someone, I said I’d get it.  Wracked brains and scurrying online for what the up to date young Miss must have didn’t produce the helpful suggestions I hoped for.  However, […]

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Selecting The Best Pressies For The Ones We Lov

The time for gift organising is fast approaching.  I tend to sort my year out into pre summer hols and then pre Christmas.  The Easter fest is shortly to hit us.  The shops have been stocking their chocolatey treats for several weeks – and these will have been in the store warehouses for months beforehand.  […]

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Getting Gifts Sussed for The Recipient & The Event

We all like to think of good, interesting and reasonably priced gifts for our mums on Mothering Sunday – that joy is looming fast.  I see the adverts for perfumery products, toiletries, nightware, kitchenware . . . .  quite often I’ve scored a success with my own choices – but they are strictly contained within […]

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Themes, Schemes & Dreams For The Best Gifting

I’m not sure why buying gifts for friends and relatives in the springtime seems less arduous than in the autumn and winter – it must be the way my brain works.  Perhaps because my birthday is at the end of the year – and I’m generally bought winterproof items for mine.  I do enjoy selecting […]

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