Send your Valentine a gift across the miles with My Parcel Delivery

That time of year is here once again, when heart-shaped chocolates, teddy bears, and an endless supply of affectionate cards dominate the aisles of the shops. Valentine’s Day is no longer a romantic day just for couples, with lots of people choosing to spend it with their friends and family… or even their pets. Unfortunately, some couples are unable to spend the special day together, whether that’s due to living in different cities or having to work away from home a lot. Not to worry, you can still make sure that a thoughtful gift reaches your significant other, no matter how many miles are separating the two of you.

Send your Valentine a gift across the miles with My Parcel Delivery

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2018 – What to buy for the man in your life

This year I thought I’d bring you something a little different for Valentine’s Day! My Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2018 is going to focus on the man in your life, rather than being a list of items that women would love to receive. My husband is a hard worker and while our Valentine’s Day this year isn’t going to be too great, as my Mum is having open heart surgery that day, I’ve got him a lovely array of items to gift to him and make him feel loved and appreciated. Here is my Valentine’s Day Gift Guide 2018 – What to buy for the man in your life! 

Valentines Day Gift Guide 2018

I’ve got a nice array of different gifts here, to suit most budgets and tastes!

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Christmas food and drink guide 2017

I don’t know about you but one of the things that I really enjoy at Christmas time is the food and drink. This year I’ve tried out a few goodies that I have never heard of, or tried before. I want to share a few of the lovely items in this Christmas food and drink guide. Hope you enjoy having a look!

Christmas food and drink guide - Crabtree and Evelyn

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This lovely mini shortbread biscuits musical tin from Crabtree & Evelyn is available for £15. This is not only a delicious tasty Christmas addition BUT you could use it as a gift instead. The tin is a musical one and is the perfect festive biscuit tin that is hand wound. The only thing I would say is if you were giving this as a gift it DOES make a few twangs in the box. Very cute! 

Christmas food and drink guide - Cartwright & Butler The Pocklington Large Metal Tin Hamper

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milk&more offer a wide range of goodies from Cartwright & Butler. They have this beautiful hamper, for £96.99, that is the ideal gift for a wide range of relatives and also contains delicious goodies for Christmas time including biscuits, nuts and fudge.

Christmas food and drink guide - Wellabys

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If you’re looking for a healthier snack at Christmas time then check out Wellaby’s Simple Bakes. Coming in flavours of spicy chilli, sea salt & pepper and smoky BBQ these have an RRP of £1.79. They are gluten, dairy, egg and nut free, and contain 70% less fat than regular potato crisps. They are available from Waitrose and Ocado too – ideal for your Christmas shop for delicious goodies!

Christmas food and drink guide - James White Drinks

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Well what can I say about these juices? These are ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS! We received a few boxes of these lovely fruit juices and we took them away on holiday with us. Sitting in the hot tub, sitting Cox apple juice is a little different to what we will do with the remaining juices at Christmas time I know! These juices are beautiful alone or would make the great basis for a cocktail or two at Christmas time! Also, if you’re looking for something as an alternative to wine then the Bramley apple juice is going to go lovely in a wine glass! RRP £2.66 per 75cl bottle. You can buy them from the James White website.

Christmas food and drink guide - Great Uncle Cornelius Refresher Range

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This is another great range of non-alcoholic drinks. The refresher range from Great Uncle Cornelius is absolutely delicious. The lemon refresher was my absolute favourite for sure! The ginger refresher is delicious, served hot or cold, and is perfect for the cold Christmas nights ahead. The RRP of these drinks is £2.50 per 75cl bottle. You can buy them from the James White website.

This is just a selection of the delicious food & drink that we are looking forward to enjoying over the Christmas period. I hope you’ve enjoyed finding out about some brands that I hadn’t heard from before!

I received the items featured in this Christmas food and drink guide, or similar items from the same brands, for free, in exchange for inclusion.

Toddler Christmas Gift Guide 2017

I’m the Mum of a busy, active one year old. Daisy will be two in March so she is well and truly a toddler now. Daisy loves nothing more than building things, putting blocks together and generally making a mess. I’ve compiled this Toddler Christmas Gift Guide to help you find gifts for the little ones in your family this year – I hope you find it useful!

Toddler Christmas gift guide 2017

Toddler Christmas Gift Guide - Cocchino Dinosaur Hooded Towel

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This dinosaur hooded towel is absolutely adorable! It has a 3D head, tail and soft red spikes too. It is made from 100% premium absorbent cotton and is ideal for babies aged 2+. Our daughter is already a giant so it is a great fit for her at 19 months and I’m sure it will last for a long time as the quality is great! This retails for £19.99 although there is a sale RIGHT NOW!

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Women’s Christmas Gift Guide 2017

This year I have a LOT of ladies to buy for. In our family a lot of the females are parents themselves now, and as such I want them to be able to have some lovely items for Christmas. Being a parent often means not finding much time, or money, to treat yourself and so I’ve compiled this Christmas gift guide with lovely items for the women in your life. I’m sure there are plenty of items here that would be fab for a male too but I’m a woman and I would love ANY of the items featured in my Women’s Christmas gift guide. I know because I have personally tried every single brand that is featured within this Women’s Christmas gift guide!

Women’s Christmas gift guide 2017

 

Womens Christmas gift guide - Douvalls lip

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Douvall’s range contains a HUGE variety of beautiful products made using Argan oil. You can create a lovely glow on your lips, face and body with this fantastic Argan Colour Burst Collection which retails for £40. You’ll receive 1 lip & cheek oil of your choice, a 50ml Argan oil and a 30g multi-balm. I love that one product can be used on lips AND cheeks!

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