Buying the Perfect watch for Father’s Day
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With Father’s Day just over 3 weeks away here in the UK, I have been thinking what to buy for my dad. He is the type of man who already has everything and when I ask him what he would like, he tells me not to buy him anything, he’s happy with just a card. But I have to get …
Gifts Ideas for my Husband
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Gifts for my husband by serenityyou on Polyvore It’s mine and my husbands 10th wedding anniversary at the end of May. Some of my friends are surprise that we have been married for 10 years as I don’t look old enough to have been married for that long. But I got married when I was just 19 and he was …
What your Man Really Wants : 5 Gifts He Will Love {guest post}
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 A guys isn’t looking for their heart to melt when they open their present. They want something amazing they can brag to their friends about. Resist the temptation to give them a mushy gift and take a look at these more suitable options instead.  An expensive gadget  Guys spend far too much money on expensive gadgets and they’re first to …
Self Publish with Blurb
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Getting creative with Kal Barteski: A self-publishing success story Blurb author Kal Barteski is a maker extraordinaire whose creativity knows no bounds. She’s a working designer, painter, storyteller, book creator, TEDx speaker, and calligrapher who can now add “video star” to her resumé with the first of our Canadian book-maker profiles. Watch the first installment in our Canadian Author video series with …
‘Nacho’ Ordinary Gift
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Happy Monday again, ya’all! Since Christmas is FAST approaching (9 days, depending on how you count it), I thought I would share a fun gift idea. If you’re anything like me, you’re too busy until the last minute to think of what to give co-workers, neighbors, friends, teachers, etc. There’s a lot of people that could go into that list! …
Christmas Gifts You Don’t want to See in Your Stocking + A GIVEAWAY
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{guest post} Ah, Christmas morning. Ever since we crawled out of the cradle, little in life can compare to the excitement of Present Day. Of course, over time that excitement can dissipate. The aging process makes us less impressed by high quality gifts. Let’s be honest though, the real reason the excitement in the Christmas air is not quite so …
BooRah Watch Review
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Ryan, my son who is 8 and a half, goes down to the local park a few streets away from our house to play with his friends. I always tell him to be back home for a certain time. But more often than not he his late, as he doesn’t know what time it actually is. So this was the …
{guest post} 5 Gifts for the Hard-To-Buy-For
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This post contains affiliate links as well as regular links.  We all have at least one person on our gift list who causes us to go crazy trying to find just the right gift. It can be intentional or unintentional on their part, but the end result is the same: sheer frustration and a lot of unneeded stress! Before I …
When to Give Personalized Gifts {guest post}
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I think the best answer is that we should always give personalized gifts! I mean, think about it. No matter what the occasion, if you put plenty of care into choosing a gift, then the gift receiver will feel that tender-loving care. Let’s take a look at some great ideas for any occasion. Birthdays I love birthdays. Why? Because one …
Gifts for Her {guest post}
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Food Let’s not pretend everyone doesn’t love to be fed! The best thing about a foodie gift is that you know (if you make a good choice) it won’t go to waste. This is an especially good gift for a woman who likes the simple things, and it can make the week run along much smoother with a pile of …
Blurb’s 2013 Gift Guide
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Blurb continues to wow me each year with how easy they make it to create your own high quality custom book. Use Blurb’s 2013 Gift Guide to find inspiration! I love the ABC children’s book on page 6 and the cookbooks on page 7. The Gift Guide is also an instruction guide for how to make a beautiful Blurb book gift for anyone in your …
10 Teacher Appreciation Gifts
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With the end of the school year and the beginning of the summer holidays fast approaching here in the UK, I thought I’d do a round up of some of the best teacher appreciation gifts I’ve found.  So here they are  from The Happy Scraps from Lisa Storms from Happy Little Art from Eighteen25  from Eighteen25 from Whipper Berry from Amanda’s Parties To Go from Kim’s Kandy Kreations from Modern …
Handmade Notebooks
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I made these cute notebooks as gifts at Christmas. I couldn’t post them on here until after the big day in case they saw them. And then it slipped my mind until I came across my own little notebook that I made and it reminded me These ones were for my sister And these ones were for my dad These were so …
Valentines Day Flowers from eFlorist
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eFlorist  have a great selection of flowers that can be hand delivered on Valentines day.Also use the code BUY10 and get 10% discount Here are a few pics from their website I keep leaving their website page left open on my netbook and PC in the hope that my husband will get the hint and get me some flowers for …
What Santa Brought 2011
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This Christmas we (me & hubby) said we wouldn’t spend that much on Christmas presents for the kids. We just got them 1 main present and a few smaller ones. Well that’s what we planned anyway! My 6 year old son, Ryan, got a Nintendo DS with moshi monsters game and club penguin game. He’s been on it everyday since Christmas!! And my …
My Find of the Week : The Jar of Nothing
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My Find of the Week is The Jar of Nothing!!  from Craft Bits It’s basically an empty jar with a sticker on that says ‘The Jar of Nothing’!This would make the perfect Christmas present for my dad. I’m fed up of buying things that people don’t really want, so I asked my dad what would he like for Christmas and every year his answer is always the …
Stocking Fillers
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Looking for ideas has to what to get this Christmas for those little stocking fillers?  Then take at look at these great ideas!! Snowmen gum By Kerry at Kerry’s Craft Blog Game Night in a Bag by Janet from  Today’s Fabulous Finds  playdough stress balloons by Charlotte at Make Do and Friend Paint Sample notebooks from Crab Apple Design – Etsy shop Pom …
Christmas Countdown : Top 10 Handmade Gifts
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My Top 10 Handmade Christmas Gifts 1. Snowball Truffles by Nichole at Papertrey Ink & Nichole Heady 2. Hungry Monster Pillows by Leslie from Leslie’s Art and Sew 3. Sticky Note Books from Greeting Arts 4. I-Spy Book by Rebecca from Happy Baby Designs 5. DIY Twine Vase by Jill from Women Who Do It All 6. French Sew Tidy by Ruth from At Number 29 7. …