Back to School Gifts for Any Age

Back to School Gifts for Any Age

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  Whether your child is starting a completely new school this September or just a new year group, he or she will love to start the new school year with some brand new gear. Give any child you know a new pencil case, pens, pencils, notebook, kit bag, water bottle or lunch box – to name but a few of our back to school gifts for any age – and he or she will be the envy of everyone else in the playground this Autumn. Pencil Cases Everyone loves to have a brand new pencil case to take to school on the first day back. The pleasure of unzipping a …

Top 10 Most Outrageous Graduation Gift Ideas

Top 10 Most Outrageous Graduation Gift Ideas

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Graduation marks the end of a long hard slog, hopefully endowing the student with the diploma or degree that will be their passport to their chosen vocation. Often a graduation marks the start of an independent life as an adult so it is an appropriate time to consider a significant graduation gift. Gone are the days when a nice pen, a leather briefcase or a book token might mark the graduation appropriately. Graduation gifts are seen as the opportunity to be as generous, outrageous or gobsmackingly OTT as possible! With that in mind, here are a few suggested graduation gifts that range from the thoughtful to the downright outrageous!   …

Top 10 Creative DIY Teacher Gifts

Top 10 Creative DIY Teacher Gifts

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The end of the school year is nigh which means the competition for the best teacher gifts is hotting up. So we thought we would give you an added boost by taking you through our ideas for the Top 10 DIY Teacher gifts this year. 1. Home Made Candles If you have the time, patience and skill to spend hours melting and dipping wax, to make homemade candles, then we say go for it. But if you want a simple but effective alternative, try buying flat layers of bees wax. Put a wick down one side and start rolling. In less than a minute, you have a very professional result, …

Wicked Fathers Day Gift Ideas

Wicked Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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Don’t forget Father’s Day –  it’s on Sunday June 15th this year.  Read on to find the perfect Father’s Day gift for your Dad, whatever his interests and whatever your budget… The beer drinker Why not get a wooden crate or a cardboard box and put into it a selection of different bottled beers from all over the UK or even all over the world.  Put in a few of his favourites and some he’s probably never tried before. You could theme it by choosing the classic beers from different countries, different beers from the same brewery or the same type of beer from different breweries. Another idea would be …

10 Secret Santa Gifts You Can’t Go Wrong With

10 Secret Santa Gifts You Can’t Go Wrong With

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We all love a good office party, and the run up to Christmas is always great fun. But what we could really do without is the pressure of trying to find a Secret Santa present that will actually impress. Every year we get lumbered with this ‘fun’ activity, which always turns out to be more of a chore than a treat. So this year we have put together our choice of the top 10 Secret Santa gifts you can’t go wrong with. Use it wisely and you can free up your time to focus on the more important things in life (like choosing a killer party outfit). But leave your …

Fun Back to School Gifts for Boys and Girls

Fun Back to School Gifts for Boys and Girls

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At the end of the school holidays, most students spend the last few days preparing for their new term by shopping for new school bags, pencil cases, crayons, pens and lunch bags. For those who are dreading a new school, new teacher or new class, why not put a positive spin on going back to school by making some small gifts for siblings, friends and teachers? Cookies, truffles, fudge or mini muffins can easily be made in the kitchen. Once they are cool, wrap them in a polythene sandwich bag and tie the top with a coloured ribbon or shoe lace. Attach a tag with a novel greeting and you have …

Wooden Rocking Snail

Baby Gift Ideas Fit For a Prince

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Wherever you are in the world, at the bottom of the sea or at the top of a mountain, you can’t have failed to have heard that the new future King of England has now been born. Even the astronauts in the space station have been told! And even at just four days old , we are sure that all his closest relatives as well as friends across the world are now looking for unusual or unique baby gift ideas to impress the newest royal parents. So what would you choose for a baby that has everything? 1. Personalised Baby Bathrobe With the entire planet’s press vying for both formal …

Top Tips for Men Buying Gifts for Women

Top Tips for Men Buying Gifts for Women

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Whether it is her birthday, mothers day or even just the three week anniversary of the first time you had ice cream together, if you are celebrating a special occasion with a woman then you are going to need a gift. And if you are stuck and don’t know what to buy then these top tips for men buying gifts for women should ensure that you don’t fall at the first hurdle, but hopefully survive to face another present buying day. 1. Get Something For all those men out there who have heard those famous words ‘you don’t need to get me anything’ we have put this tip at the …

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Retirement Gift Ideas That They Will Definitely Appreciate

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How many times have you been to a retirement do and cringed when you’ve seen the array of tacky gifts on offer. For every fisherman who has received a signed football shirt, or tee-totaller who has had to endure a set of whisky glasses, we thought it was time to get things sorted and give you some retirement gift ideas that they will definitely appreciate.   For The Drinker: Sandeman 10 Year Old Tawny Port and Original Newspaper If you are going to give someone an alcoholic retirement gift, then make it something special. Popping in the local off-licence on the way to the party is definitely not going to …

Personalised World’s Best Teacher Message Plate

Give Your Teacher An Extra Special Thank You Gift!

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It’s hard to believe that we’ve got to that time of year already, but in just a few weeks your little ones will be bidding a fond farewell to their current teacher and looking forward to a long lazy summer before they start all over again in September. As a parent you’re sure to understand the effort, the understanding, and the patience that is required to bring a class of thirty children successfully through a school year. So it’s only natural that you want to get the teacher a little personalised gift just to say thanks. If you’re stuck for ideas, here’s a few to get you started. Thank You …