Hampers make great, thoughtful Christmas presents and are ideal to give to family members. Although there are loads of ready made hampers available to buy, these always seem a little bit uninspiring and naff to me! I much prefer the idea of putting together your own hamper using unique products and treats of your choosing. How to Make Your Own DIY Treat Hamper  You could also theme your hamper: retro sweets, crackers and cheese, chocolate, alcohol! But this hamper that I’ve…

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My last gift guide post was ‘for her’ so this one includes a few great gift ideas ‘for him’! Men can often be a bit tricky to buy for but you can’t really go too wrong with these pressies! Beers52  Possibly my favourite gift idea this Christmas is a subscription to Beer52; the Craft Beer Discovery Club.  This is great because it is tailored to your tastes and their experts pick the best beers personalised to you.  You will then be…

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Every year Boots offer their big Soap & Glory gift set half price as part of their weekly Star Gift, and this years set is a beauty! I remember back in 2009 when I was a mere student I stayed up all night to ensure I bagged myself the ‘Big Thrill Hat Box’ when it went on sale as part of the Boots weekly Star Gift. I didn’t want to miss out and luckily I bagged one before it sold out.…

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Following on from my previous gift guide blog post, this one features lots of goodies that make great gifts for her.  If you need a little bit of inspiration on what to buy her this year then hopefully this will help. You can never go too wrong with jewellery, alcohol, or pampering treats! Hot Diamonds This stunning rose gold and black bangle is part of the Emozioni collection from Hot Diamonds.  The bangles are available in an array of different styles…

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Following on from my blog post on our micro break in Birmingham, I wanted to share with you our amazing meal at Bar + Block Steakhouse in the city centre. We were invited along to try out their new ‘Bottomless Brunch’ which includes unlimited prosecco, hot drinks and juice for £15 for 90 minutes when you order any dish.  Bottomless Brunch Although the restaurant looks like a trendy independent restaurant, it is actually part of the Beefeater Grill chain, although it…

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In case you guys haven’t already realised… Christmas is upon us! I cannot believe how quickly November has gone and that December is so close.  Therefore this blog post is a little bit different to normal; this is the first part in my series of Christmas gift guides!  I love reading these types of posts on other peoples blogs as I find them really useful for getting ideas on the latest pressies available and hopefully you will find this gift guide…

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