Buying Gifts & Homewares Locally Keeps Business Fresh

February 3, 2024 Homewares Shopping 0

Where we live in the north of this nearby home county, with some really beautifully stone cottages and barn conversions.  There are also some fabulous little stone shops, with  neo-georgian windows and topped by thatched roofs.   To live around here is absolute joy and to be able to shop in these quaint little properties does… Read more

The Health Benefits of Gifting Fruit Hampers

December 6, 2023 Gifts Homewares Shopping 0

The Gift of Good Health: Fruit Hampers as the Perfect Gift When it comes to expressing your care and appreciation, few gifts are as thoughtful and health-conscious as a fruit hamper. Bursting with vibrant colors, delicious flavors, and a plethora of nutrients, fruit hampers offer a unique and nutritious alternative to traditional gift options. Let’s… Read more

TV Baking & Sewing Challenges Boost Marketing

December 4, 2023 Homewares Shopping 0

The homewares market has really exploded in recent years.  This has come about generally from celebrity culture – so many stars of the day taking part in reality tv such as the bake off series, now having been a winter viewing favourite for almost twenty years.  As soon as someone really popular wins the ultimate… Read more

Garden Season Ticket- Gift That Keeps On Giving

October 2, 2023 Gifts Homewares 0

I was out and about at a fairly local garden recently – I hold a season ticket every year and generally go to visit three if not four times a year to catch the seasonal changes.  This year I have been rather slack and now only managd one trip, and nearing the end of the… Read more

This Season’s Sensational Colours

August 3, 2023 Gifts Homewares 0

The summer season is  upon us now  and the shops are absolutely bulging with new season clothes and homewares.  There’s a definitely upbeat measage to be taken from all this activity.  Lots of gorgeous new colours and hues that fill the  eye with joy and beneficial vibes.  There’s simply nothing to beat the combination of… Read more

A Guide to Rare Breed Poultry: Choosing the Perfect Feathered Friends for Your Home

May 10, 2023 Homewares 0

Introduction If you’re considering keeping chickens as pets or raising them for their eggs or meat, deciding which breeds to choose can be challenging. Although common breeds like Rhode Island Reds, Buff Orpingtons, and Leghorns are popular options, rare breed poultry offers a unique and exciting alternative. Rare breed poultry consists of breeds that are… Read more

How To Store The Crafting and Hobbyists Product Stash

May 3, 2023 Homewares Shopping 0

There is absolutely nothing I like more than pottering about in our  sewing and craft room at home.  We have a large spare bedroom dedicated to all aspects of crafting hobbies.  We range between us from knitting, crochet, weaving, lace making, hand turning of wooden pieces, painting and all sorts.  The wall at one end… Read more

Knowing What Ticks When Giftware Is Needed

January 3, 2023 Gifts Homewares Shopping Toys 0

I do love knitting, I’ve done quite a lot this year because i’ve been involoved in a couple of small community projects to decorate the band stand on the embankment of the local county town. The first called for red, white and blue crafted items to celebrate the queen’s fantastic platinum jubilee.   The second was… Read more

Out Of Town Retail Wonder Development

November 5, 2022 Gifts Homewares Shopping Toys 0

There is always a problem when a favourite old store closes down in the high street.  The hands thrown up in the air with protestations over the closure . .. The guilt factor clicks in early when you wonder if you could have shopped there more often to keep them going.    Often though, as in… Read more

Moving From Just Shopping To Ressearch & Shop

July 6, 2022 Gifts Homewares Shopping Toys 0

When we had the national lockdowns, three in fact, to help combat the raging pandemic of Covid, there was an instant and unmistakable shift away from walk in stores and emporiums.  Becaue we were very restricted as to when we could go out, linked to the stores not always holding or obtaining stocks of basic… Read more