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Gift Ideas For The Adults

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I love buying Christmas gifts and I am always looking for inspiration so if you are like me then you can browse our Gift Ideas For Adults featuring a range of gifts perfect for even the hardest to buy for.

gift ideas for adults

avon power couple

A few years ago if someone was to give me anything with anti-ageing or wrinkle in the title I would have be offended but now I embrace it and accept it with a huge smile on my face! This Christmas give the power of age-defying skincare and wrap up the Renewal Power Couple Gift Set. With an eye cream to instantly blur and brighten the look of the eye area and a serum for dramatically smoother, plumper and firmer-looking skin, it restores years of collagen loss and they'll see the difference in just 7 days!

self love advent calendar

You are never too old to enjoy an advent calendar and I am loving the Self-Love Wellbeing Advent Calendar, featuring 12 ways they can show themselves some much-deserved attention. It's the perfect way to count down to Christmas! With everything from skincare that bestows a glow to super-relaxing bodycare, this gorgeous gift set will pamper them from head to toe. Featuring bestselling Planet Spa Sleep Ritual Pillow Mist and Anew Lifting Dual Eye System, and the award-winning Anew Renewal Power Serum, you need this on your radar this Christmas.

NOMO orange share box

A leading festive flavour, the Orange Sharing Box contains 12 mini bars infused with the zing of juicy orange and crunchy cocoa nibs.  

twinkly candies

Whether you want to add a pop of colour to your living room, create a cosy glow in the children’s bedroom, give your gaming room some edge, or wow your friends and family with a spectacular Christmas display, Twinkly Candies bring endless fun for all, no matter the occasion. Available in four fun shapes, including Pearls, Stars, Candles and Hearts, each comes with either 100 or 200 app-controlled, addressable LEDs designed to project limitless, high-quality vibrant patterns, gradients and animations at just the simple touch of a button.

who killed mia

Find Out Who Killed Mia? When Mia Star gets murdered during a livestream, millions of fans wonder who did it. It's up to you to figure it out before it's too late. It's a murder mystery game for the modern age. If you love murder mystery kits and you're looking to take your murder mystery game night to the next level, this one's for you.

forever hair oil

Forever’s Nourishing Hair Oil combines aloe and a blend of six silicone-free botanical oils.Each of the six oils packs a nourishing punch, while enhancing your hair with a lightweight feel. it is ideal for all hair types and textures with nutrients that help give hair a healthy-looking appearance. 

Clean Co Drinks

Clean Co Drinks

Clean Co gives non-drinkers the character, quality and complexity of a proper grown-up drink. With five flavours to choose from you can enjoy your favourite drinks or cocktails without the alcohol. 

Clean G Rhubarb is bursting with fruity aromas of London dry gin, rhubarb and red berries. Enjoy notes of fruity rhubarb, juniper, and citrus with a subtle hint of coriander, mint and cinnamon.

Clean T is Clean Co's take on blanco tequila; opening with soft, fresh blue agave and new oak aromas and hints of olive, complemented perfectly with a medley of sweet melon and subtle fruit flavours, all culminating to a classic peppery dry finish. 

christmas bouquet

Christmas Grace, from Serenata Flowers is a celebration of regal hues and festive joy. Crafted with simplicity and care, this arrangement is more than flowers; it's a reflection of the season's grace and the language of winter's enchantment. Include in the bouquet is silver Ozo Jubilees, burgundy Antirrhinum, purple Chrysanthemum Blooms, red Spray Roses, red Rose Intermediates, burgundy Carnations, burgundy Safari Sunset, green Pistachio and green Scots Pines.

Revlon SmoothStay Straightener

I have naturally frizzy hair which is a nightmare at times however I have found the Revlon SmoothStay Straightener has really helped to control the frizz. It boats visibly shinier and smoother hair and features triple-coated ceramic plates infused with coconut oil for long-lasting results! Effortlessly create sleek, straight styles or loose curls that are long lasting with the SmoothStay straightener. Ideal for all hair types and lengths. 

two books by abiola bello

Love In Winter Wonderland tells the story of Trey Anderson is popular and handsome, and he works at his family’s beloved bookshop, Wonderland. Ariel Spencer is quirky, creative, and in need of a holiday temp job to cover her tuition for The Artists’ Studio. An opening at Wonderland is the answer . . . and the start of a hate-to-love journey for Trey and Ariel. When Trey and Ariel learn that Wonderland is on the brink of shutting down, can they get over their differences and team up to stop the doors from closing before the Christmas Eve deadline?

Only For The Holidays tells the story of Tia and Quincy who don’t see eye to eye, until they realise they both have something to gain by pretending to be a couple. But when a snowstorm threatens to cancel the Winter Ball, their fake relationship is put to the test. Will Tia and Quincy be able to keep up the pretence and save the day, or will real feelings get in the way?

Both books from Abiola Bello are perfect for the holidays.

panda bed set

There is nothing better than putting on fresh bed sheets. Panda 100% bamboo bedding set featuring fitted sheet, duvet cover and pillowcase are made from silky bamboo fibre and has amazing natural properties that soothe your skin and sustain your sleep. Cocoon-like cosiness in the winter. Unbelievably cool and breathable in the summer. What’s more, as their bamboo is completely sustainable and organically grown, you can rest assured that you’re being lovely to the planet as well as lovely to your skin. Sensational sleeping, naturally.

panda face mask

Panda face mask

For anyone that takes their slumber seriously, the Panda Bamboo Sleep Eye Mask is the ultimate accessory to shut out ambient light and set you up for a lovely long sleep. The most thoughtfully designed, light-as-air creation, it’s made from 100% bamboo, inside and out. Naturally breathable and hypoallergenic. Silky-soft on your skin. No matter what time it is, this sleep mask will bring on the night! And you’ll sleep right through it.

GLO32 advanced whitening system

Double your Glo with the Advanced Whitening System Kit, including; 14 day treatment of Advanced Whitening Strips to lift your smile, and the Advanced Whitening Stilo for on the go whitening.

GLO32 advanced whitening toothpaste
Give your smile a Glo with the Advanced Whitening Toothpaste, designed to be used as an everyday essential of your whitening routine. Whitens teeth by gently reducing surface stains and discolouration.

advanced UV serum
Advanced UV Serum with Coconut Oil.  Formulated with water-soluble purple dyes to neutralise yellow undertones Brightens teeth by utilising colour theory technology, counter-balancing the yellow hues in your teeth. A non-invasive brightening treatment designed to be used as often as needed to give the appearance of brighter whiter teeth.

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Gift Ideas For The Kids

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I love buying presents for family and friends and I love seeing their faces when they open their presents and get a nice surprise. I do sometimes turn to google for some gift inspiration as some children are impossible to buy for. Over the last few months I have been gathering lots of gift ideas for the kids so if you are looking for a little inspiration then hopefully this post may help.

Christmas gift ideas for the kids
gel blaster surge

Unbox your Gel Blaster and get blasting! The rechargeable Gel Blaster Surge shoots water based beads or “Gellets” that burst on impact. This innovative blaster is ready to blast straight out of the box – fully charged with a hopper full of hydrated Gellets. Think airsoft but with no pain, stain or clean up, bring the battle to the garden, park or anywhere else you can think of.

nerf gun

Double your dart blasting fun with the Nerf Elite 2.0 Double Punch motorised blaster that has double barrels and double clips! The Double Punch dart blaster features 2 rapid alternating barrels that move back and forth as you blast darts. The Nerf automatic blaster includes 2 clips, each with 10-dart capacity, so you can unleash 20 darts in a row. This blaster includes an amazing 50 Nerf Elite 2.0 foam darts, giving you more than enough darts to reload both clips twice, with darts to spare.

Squishmallows take 4 game
Squad up with Squishmallows Take4, the family game for any Squishmallows-lover! Looking for a fun group game? In this fast-paced, quick-thinking game, you'll race to collect 4 of a Squad before your opponents. Choose which of the four cards you want from the ones in play—but watch out. If you reach for the same one as someone else, you'll have to race to grab the exclusive Benny The Bigfoot Squishmallow in the center! Perfect game for game night with your friends, family, at school or at home—no matter where or when, you're bound to love it.

harry potter 5 second rule

Grab a card, read the question, then start the timer! Players only have 5 seconds to name 3 answers to the question—resulting in hilarious goofs, silly answers, and lots of laughter! This Harry Potter-themed game is perfect for fans of all ages.

Screwball Scramble Level Up

If you loved Screwball Scramble, you’ll be itching to Level Up and reach for the top of Screwball Scramble Level Up. As you lunge and stretch up the cliff edge, timing and dexterity are tops as you mix patience with speed and cat-like reactions. Play solo to set a time and then beat it, or go head-to-head with family and friends

word poppers game
Word Poppers from TOMY Games is the loopy letter juggling game where fingers scramble to grab letters and make up words before it’s too late. Round by round, players turn over their Word card as the timer starts to tick. The first player to score 25 points is the Word Poppers winner!

My very own solar system
With My Very Own Solar System from Brainstorm Toys, you can explore the wonders of the universe from the comfort of your own room! This amazing remote controlled, motorised mobile has eight detailed, colour, planets that orbit the full sun. By day, an impressive and educational addition to any room and by night the illuminated sun is an attractive night light making it perfect for bedtime.

megasketcher classic
The magnetic Megasketcher Classic drawing board has a unique special screen that allows budding artists to draw clear, crisp pictures. The pictures magically disappear with one sweep of the eraser ready to start again. There is a pen to draw with and four shape stampers are also included.

Nomo reindeer

NOMO’s Choc Fudge Reindeer is brand new and exclusive to Sainsbury’s. Filled with rich, decadent fudge, it makes a perfect treat or stocking stuffer for all chocolate lovers—kids and adults alike. 

The Cookie Dough Reindeer is filled with delicious cookie dough filling and coated in creamy plant-based chocolate. It was the top selling vegan and free from chocolate product in 2022

Nomo selection box

The festive Kids’ Selection Box contains two Crispy Mos, two Nomster Lollies, and a Cookie Dough Reindeer. This follows the success of NOMO’s new Crispy Mo product this year, designed to ensure that no child needs to miss out on delicious treats. The colourful packaging and Christmas activities on the inside of the box make it perfect as a gift or stocking stuffer for kids.  

Nomo reindeer

Reindeer Hollow is made with delicious creamy choc and free from dairy, gluten, egg and nuts, the adorable Reindeer Hollow makes the perfect stocking filler or gift for a loved one (or yourself) this Christmas. 

Marvel Bops 'N' Tops

Disney Bops 'N' Tops

Disney Bops 'N' Tops

Bops N Tops range features collectable characters from some of the world’s most-loved franchises, including PAW Patrol, Peppa Pig, Disney, My Little Pony and the Marvel Universe. The character pencil toppers are the perfect way to personalise a pencil, whilst the Bops each have a unique stamp design to decorate stationery, providing the ideal way to leave your mark.

Marvel 3D Puzzle erasers

Disney Princess Puzzle Erasers

Puzzle Palz, the 3D jigsaw puzzle eraser, is an award-winning pocket money toy which offers collectable fun for kids aged three years and over. Exclusive to Sambro, they make perfect stocking fillers  for little collectors. Puzzle Palz™ erasers are built using the puzzle pieces, creating characters or vehicles from popular licenses, including PAW Patrol™, Lilo & Stitch, Marvel, Disney Princess and more.

Oilatum bath bubbles and body wash

Oilatum Junior Sweet Dreamz Bath Bubbles which contains 'DreamScentz’ sleep enhancing technology are gentle enough to be used from day 1 and contain specially selected naturally derived cleansers and moisturising ingredients. Oilatum  Junior Sweet Dreamz Head to Toe Wash for dry and eczema prone skin soothes, moisturises and cleanses delicate skin. Leaves hair soft and shiny

New Forest Unicorn

Have you seen the New Forest unicorn? You may be lucky enough to see the unicorn the next time you’re in the forest! It may be hiding behind the Gorse by the Stone Water Trough at Wootton. Maybe Willow was right... it may go to Setley Pond for a drink! It could even be visiting the Trolls that live under Wootton Bridge. The New Forest Ponies all roam free and wild within The New Forest, if you visit, please remember to look and to admire them, but never ever touch or feed them.

Teddy and the tygers book

Teddy and the Tygers, explores how Teddy adjusted to the arrival of new kittens in the family, showcasing the importance of acceptance and love when welcoming a new family member. Ideal for young children who may be experiencing similar situations, the book has been praised for its gentle and positive approach to change and adaptation.

Teddy versus the underwear

Teddy Versus the Underwear takes readers on a hilarious journey of intrigue when the family’s underwear mysteriously disappears. Everyone in the household is baffled, but little do they know that their beloved Teddy might be behind the missing undergarments.

Mister Mishkins' Apothecary

Mister Mishkins' Apothecary, features Mister Mishkins a magical cat, who runs an Apothecary on Mosaic Street - a mysterious place that mysteriously appears in town overnight and is only visible to those in need. Whenever anyone enters the Apothecary, MisterMishkins listens as they share their troubles and fears, before turning to the rows of wooden drawers where, hidden within, is an eclectic mix of cats. These cats take whoever needs them on a magical journey of transformation,
replacing negative emotions with hope, optimism, and just a small sprinkling of magic.

Little Brian Window stencil kit

Little Brian Christmas Window Kit includes 6 Window Paint Sticks, 12 Christmas Stencils, 1 Santa Stop Here Sign Stencil. The perfect kit to paint your own Christmas window decorations! Use your stencils to paint and discover your Christmas themed designs easily!

Little Brian classic paint sticks

Little Brian Paint Sticks Classic are super silky paints in 12 bold vibrant colours, perfect for painting without the mess. Just twist up and down like a glue stick. Paint Sticks can be used on a variety of surfaces, paper, card, wood and even glass and it dries within less than 60 seconds.

What gifts are you buying this Christmas?


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Father's Day Gift Guide

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Father's Day will soon be here and if you are like me and have a Dad who is very hard to buy for, then you may be looking for some inspiration. I have gathered some gifts ideas that may help you. 

Fathers Day Gift Guide
World best dad book

The World's Best Dad is a new one-of-a-kind gift journal for children to fill in and give their dad on a special occasion to tell him how much he means to them. Filled with creative prompts, kids can write, draw and create heartfelt messages to show their dad how special he is, before giving the book to their dad as a beautiful and touching keepsake.

tin of treats

The Lottie Shaws Father's Day Tin of Baked Treats includes a selection of their treats including Yorkshire Parkin Biscuits,Triple Chocolate Biscuits, Chocolate Chip Flapjack, Traditional Oat Flapjack and Millionaire Shortbreads.

just choc bars

JustChoc Boxes are delicious, organic award-winning Peruvian dark and milk chocolates that are naturally allergy-free, dairy-free, nut-free, and vegan. Each JustChoc Box comes with individually wrapped chocolates for freshness.

stabilo pens

Stabilo have been creating pens for over 160 years which proves that the brand provide quality pens and are a popular choice. We all love stationery and a new selection of pens, colours and highlighters are the perfect gift this Father's Day.

contogo cup

Contigo use push, sip and press technology in their water bottles. With a double-wall vacuum-insulated exterior, the premium outdoor water bottles keep drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 6 hours. An ideal gift for Dad this Father's Day

let's play daddy bear book

Let's Play Daddy Bear is a story of Little Bear lives with Daddy Bear at weekends, and usually they play games like Monster Chase and Daddy-is-a-Big-Climbing-Frame. But today, all Daddy Bear is doing is tap-tap-tapping on his keyboard. Waiting is so boring! Can Little Bear convince him to play? 

adventurer bucket hat

The Adventurer bucket hat from Little Hotdog Watson is designed for all your summer adventures, with a soft brim all the way round with reinforced stitching  to hold its shape and  shade the face. The brim can also be turned up perfect for watching the world go by.

folding scooter
The Madd Gear Kruzer 200 Black/Red Folding Scooter is the ultimate cruiser or commuter scooter with large 200mm smooth rolling wheels. You can glide along effortlessly to keep up with the kids, cruise the boardwalk at the beach or even commute to school or college!

breakfast tea bags
Breakfast Tea is the most popular tea in the UK and was the first ever blend served at Babingtons in 1893. The common recipe for a Breakfast Tea includes three strong black teas.
Babingtons Breakfast Special is a slightly more aromatic, musky and smooth version of traditional breakfast tea. A well-balanced blend that combines the citrus scents of Ceylon black tea, the musky scents of Darjeeling tea and the smooth roundness of China Yunnan.

wonderbly personalised book

Wonderbly have a wide selection of personalised books and Our Dad Is A Superhero is a new addition and perfect for Fathers Day. With over 30 pages of a fun packed superhero adventure starring Dad and can include up to four children. Personalisation includes Dad, up to four children's names and you can choose up to three parenting powers that suits your dad best. 

positively awesome journal
The Positively Awesome Journal is designed to promote and encourage mental well-being. Looking after our mental health is more important than ever at the moment so is the perfect pick-me-up to help keep you uplifted, motivated and understood. Use the journal to help prioritise your tasks, learn how to set social media boundaries, celebrate your progress and find plenty of room for self-reflection - all in one safe place.

Haribo Sweets
For those with a sweet tooth, Haribo have a huge choice of jellies and sweets including their most popular and delicious Starmix. You can also now buy Haribo Football mix which is perfect timing for the Euro 2020 and football fans out there.

oxford rye organic vodka
Oxford Rye Organic Vodka is a double award-winning, 100% organic rye vodka with subtle hints of spice and warm caramel. Crafted by a Master Distiller at a distillery in the heart of Oxford, they use populations of locally grown organic heritage grain, unfiltered and double distilled in their bespoke still.

A selection of willies cacao

Willie's Cacao Tasting Box has been designed to take you on a journey from ‘bean to bar’. Each box will be delivered through your letter box including raw cacao beans, roasted cocoa nibs and 10 all natural, artisan chocolate bars made from the best single estate cacaos in the world.  Inside the Tasting Box there are also 2 magnificent creations – limited edition chocolates not sold in any shop. The ones in this box are inspired by the magical flavours of Japan. You can also join Willie live on Father's Day for a live tasting session on Zoom. Tickets are free and you can register your interest here.

Red Letter Days Amazing Adventures

Red Letter Days Amazing Adventures  has over 600 activities to choose from including skydiving, go karting, tank driving, flyboarding, flying lessons, indoor skydiving experiences, bungee jumps, white water rafting and much more. The voucher is valid for 24 months and perfect for those who love an adventure.

Mini Chocolate dream hamper
The Mini Chocolate Dream Hamper is a chocoholics dream packed with delicious chocolate treats including chocolate brownie biscuits, chocolate covered brazil nuts, chocolate cocoa bomb, assorted curlettes, chocolate and caramel fudge bag, milk chocolate bar and a flower and white chocolate meringue bar all packed in hamper box.

I love recommending personalised gifts and I think they are the most thoughtful gift of all. Asda Photo have a huge range of Father's Day gifts this year including magnets, mugs, coaster, phone cases and my personal favourite, canvases. A canvas is the perfect way to share a special memory or snapshot and if you have a collection of photographs you can also choose a collage canvas too. An Asda Photo canvas is easy to create and will be treasured forever. 

simba and mufasa disney tradition

As a Disney fan and Traditions collector I had to include 'A Father's Pride' in to our Father's Day gift guide. The relationship between Simba and Mufasa really shows the bond the father and son have and this figurine is a true reflection of that bond. 

Have you bought any Father's Day gifts yet?

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