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Lights down low – cockles and heart candle review

Handmade gifts for someone you know or for yourself are simply the best gifts. I’ve said it once and I’ll continue to say it because I love supporting small home grown businesses. Cockles and Heart are based in Devon (one of our favourite places in the world) and each candle is hand poured and individually decorated with herbs and botanicals. As soon as my package… Read More »Lights down low – cockles and heart candle review

Treat Republic Christmas Gifts – personalised Art Set

When it comes to Christmas gifts there’s something special about adding a personalised touch – This beautiful art set contains a 63 piece set of arts and craft supplies including crayons, felt tips and watercolours for all sorts of creative projects. Retailing at £30 this wooden box which is finished with a carry handle and two brass clips can be personalised with up to twelve… Read More »Treat Republic Christmas Gifts – personalised Art Set

Village Wax Melts – review

On the fifth day of Christmas Village Wax melts gave to me (well one of you)…. The ultimate gift for a VWM lover – the obsessed gift box! 1x Reed Diffuser 1x Wood Wick Candle 3x Wax Melt Clamshells 1x Room Perfume Spray  And a hand-picked selection of best selling scents! This could be a great festive treat for yourself if you’re obsessed with beautiful… Read More »Village Wax Melts – review

Idyll Home Festive lighting

One thing which truly makes Christmas complete is having the right festive touches to decorate your home. There’s nothing like stepping indoors from a cold winters evening and suddenly feeling cosy and comfortable. I pop my fairy lights on a timer so that they’re on when we arrive. I can see them twinkle as I wander up the garden path and it always brings a… Read More »Idyll Home Festive lighting

Personalised Birthstone necklace

This beautiful piece featuring a Swarovski birth stone crystal is from Myri at The Engravers Guild who have a whole host of personalised necklaces in their range. This silver piece retails at £39.95 which includes the cost of engraving and the luxurious gift box in which the necklace arrives. This piece is fully customisable in that it’s available in both gold and silver. Of course… Read More »Personalised Birthstone necklace

Stocking filler ideas

With only ten weeks until Christmas Arlo has already started to point out items he wants to add to his Christmas wish list, and of course as a parent I want to do my best and get him some awesome gifts, however when I think back to my childhood, the most memorable gifts have always been the funny little things. My parents used to fill… Read More »Stocking filler ideas