Online Shopping A Boon In Scorching Weather

July 3, 2019 Gifts Homewares Shopping Toys 0

When you get to this really heavy, sultry period in the summer months, it can be very difficult to concentrate and get any work done to a degree of satisfaction.   The heat is really something else and it consumes our whole being.  At night the humidity takes it out of you too.  I try turning… Read more

Historic House Wedding Adds Touch Of Class

June 4, 2019 Gifts Homewares Shopping 0

I was volunteering at a mini stately home recently, doing my usual stint of room stewarding.  The house had been the venue for a lovely family wedding the previous weekend and we were lucky enough to still have the flowers and other floral decorations around the main rooms.  It was a fantatic heady mixture of… Read more

Country House Craft Fayres Inspire Perfect Gifting Ideas

May 10, 2019 Gifts Homewares Shopping Toys 0

I have recently been involved with volunteering at a country house out ‘in the sticks’.  It has been an absolute pleasure to attend my watch – the other volunteers are really a great bunch and the property is beautiful.  The need for fund raising is constant.  This will never end as there is now no… Read more

Matching Kettle & Toaster To Likely Masterchef

April 3, 2019 Gifts Homewares Shopping Toys 0

Giving gifts at weddings and anniversaries is sometimes an nightmare.  If the happy couple have co-habited for any length of time, they will of course have at least one of each of the major items considered once to be the absolute wedding present.   Coffee making gizmo;  carving sets;  toasters, etc. et.  There of course are… Read more

Unique Giftware and Homewares Need That Special Browse

March 5, 2019 Gifts Homewares Shopping Toys 0

When we’ve been in a home for quite a few years, it becomes very difficult to throw things out – downsize or just reduce the amount of ‘stuff’ around.  There seems to be this problem in my own abode – I’m forever picking up things that don’e seem to have a permanent home elsewhere and… Read more

Royal Weddings Are Like Gifted Party Days

February 1, 2019 Gifts Homewares Shopping Toys 0

Sometimes I think you can get to Christmas and suddenly the year seems to have shot by and you’re left with that feeling of immense under achievement.  Maybe you’ve not had the fantastic holiday you hoped for, or perhaps you’ve not had many party/event invites this year – they do tend to bring a feeling… Read more