Give the gift of cosy – the cosy corner kit
Nov14

Give the gift of cosy – the cosy corner kit

We all know that one person who’s impossible to buy for; you want to treat them, to spoil them, but what do they really want or need? Often, it’s as simple as a little time off – so we put together this simple cosy corner kit to allow anyone to make a corner of their house a peaceful comfortable retreat. This winter’s cosy corner kit from Tesco. Yes really. Come on now – who doesn’t want to come sit...

Read More
Mugs! Yes, it’s the Best Mugs Tesco has. Hint: they’re good.
Oct14

Mugs! Yes, it’s the Best Mugs Tesco has. Hint: they’re good.

Everyone knows we love an Ode To The Mug. Our ‘top 10 gift mugs’ gets consistent traffic through the year. Our ‘mugs for teens’ is always a popular hit at Christmas. And the popularity of our You Mug! Pinterest Board (if you’re a mug fan, you’ll want to go see and probably follow. Oh the mug joy that it contains…) shows me that on a daily basis we’re all looking for The One. It’ll be a...

Read More
Win a Country Dog Waterproof Dog Bed – worth up to £114!
Dec10

Win a Country Dog Waterproof Dog Bed – worth up to £114!

The folks at the digital Blackmore Vale magazine in Dorset have asked us to share this comp with you – and we’re only too happy to oblige! We are working with them and the team at Dogs Dogs Dogs – and we’re kicking things off with a giveaway of this amazing heavy duty waterproof dog bed; depending on the size you need, it’s worth up to £114! If you win you get to choose the size you need, obviously: if you have a Jack...

Read More
My Personal 2020 Top Gins
Dec10

My Personal 2020 Top Gins

I know, it’s a bit self-indulgent to chat about my personal 2020 Top Gins. Everyone’s all about the gin at the moment – But frankly, I don’t care! The drink I’ve loved for years is suddenly trendy, and that means there’s a whole raft of artisan makers and new flavours for me to try. Bring it on! There have never been so many fabulous gins to choose from – big brand names down to the smaller...

Read More
Amazing Vintage Tea Light Lanterns by Kate Lycett
Dec09

Amazing Vintage Tea Light Lanterns by Kate Lycett

We think these amazing Lanterns by Kate Lycett are incredibly beautiful, wouldn’t you agree?These lanterns have been a staple in our Christmas traffic for years, and every time I see them pop up I pause and ooh at their prettiness. The tea-light lanterns are printed on fine card and laser cut – and entirely made in Yorkshire. Packaged flat, they come with photos and instructions. It also comes with a card envelope (38cm x...

Read More
The Maileg Mice 2020. You didn’t think we’d forget, did you?
Dec03

The Maileg Mice 2020. You didn’t think we’d forget, did you?

It’s the much-anticipated Maileg Mice 2020 pick! I think regular readers all know just how much we love the Maileg mice. Christmas really wouldn’t be the same without a new one coming to join the party (who all live in a large Thornton’s hamper box. Which feels remarkably fitting). And there’s never been a Gift Guide without the newest Maileg Mouse to brighten it’s pages.This year? We’ve picked...

Read More