Gift Guides


The Ultimate Affordable Gift for 5-year-olds to 9-year-olds 18

The Ultimate Affordable Gift for 5-year-olds to 9-year-olds is a paid collaboration with Banjo Robinson. Buying a good gift for children can be a real challenge, buying one that is affordable, fun, educational and engaging all year round sounds pretty much impossible doesn’t it? Especially when you don’t want to add to the pile of “stuff” that kids often have nowadays. So let me introduce you to the ultimate affordable gift for 5-year-olds to 9-year-olds and even better it is perfectly unisex and gives something every month of the year from £2 a month. Meet Banjo Robinson, the globe-trotting cat that will send a letter and activity pack to the child […]


Perfect Gifts for Grandparents and In-Laws 7

Perfect Gifts for Grandparents and In-Laws has been updated for 2023. I always want to get the perfect gifts for the boys’ grandparents. One of the hardest people to buy for is the in-laws who are now the boys’ Grandparents, well they are in my opinion and even though I have been married over 25 years I still have difficulties in choosing what to gift them. I want it to be meaningful and tailored towards their likes.


Over 100 Gift Ideas for Quilters

What do quilters really want for Christmas? Well, we have the ultimate Gift Guide for Quilters with ideas for people who sew including notions, books, t-shirts, organizers and other unique ideas. Something for every budget to find the perfect gift for your favorite quilter whether that be a print for their sewing room or a new sewing machine (if you are feeling generous)!


Famileo – A Great Gift For Grandparents

Famileo – A Great Gift For Grandparents is a paid collaborative post, however, as always all opinions are my own. I don’t know about you, but my inlaws (the boys’ grandparents) are still pretty old-school and even though they have a tablet, they love a newspaper and that is the genius behind Famileo. Famileo is a family newspaper that gets sent to the recipient on a monthly basis populated by the rest of the family.


Teenage Boy Fragrance Gifts

Teenage Boy Fragrance Gifts is a paid collaboration with parfumedreams. Shall we talk about adolescent boys and smells? It seems that we go from the allergic to bathing and grooming stage to the chewing on Lynx stage overnight. Trust me I have been there as have many mothers before me. My boys are 16 and 17 now and long past that Lynx stage, so I wanted to share with you, some of the fabulous grooming gifts that parfumedreams have to offer and that would be or have been on their list.


Gilmore Girls Gift Guide 1

These Gilmore Girl Gifts are is dedicated to my bestie Sally. When I was really unwell way back when she sent me every episode of every series of the Gilmore Girls on CD (yes, this was back in the depths of time before streaming services). Stars Hollow became my haven. The place I escaped to and even more it is where I visit when I need comfort and peace. So this is the gift guide for everyone that can smell snow or only like your coffee with your oxygen.


Top Gaming Accessories Your Teen Will Love

Many people, male and female alike, enjoy the fun that can come with playing video games. For your teenager, gaming could be quite a large part of their life. As long as they are still socialising, partaking in exercise, getting the correct nutrition, and doing homework, you may want to support them in their chosen hobby. One of the ways of achieving this can be through looking into the different tools and accessories that could help them to enjoy their gaming sessions that much more.


Best Xmas presents for a DIY dad

If you have a loved one who is practical and creative, they’re often hard to buy for. No doubt if there’s something they need, they’re happy to make it. So, you may be stumped for present ideas. But DIY Dads can always benefit from a new gadget to make their lives and projects easier. And here’s some of the best presents you can buy them and why they’re bound love them.


Perfect Gifts for Crafters 2

But what do you buy for a crafter? What could they possibly want? You don’t want to replicate what they already have. So I am going to share with you my tips and tricks on how to choose the perfect gifts for crafters for 2021. These gifts for crafty people are perfect for inspiring your maker friends—or grabbing for yourself! I adore crafting and I am not alone, so many more people realise that hobbies and crafts are key to a happy healthy lifestyle.


Christmas Gift Guide Roundup 2023

I love giving a good gift. I am not one for quantity over quality and would prefer to give a gift that the recipient would really want. This year I have produced a number of Christmas gift guides, so I thought it would make sense to round them up in one place and update it for 2023.


Top Gifts for Teen Girl or Niece 2023 3

Top Gifts for Teen Girl or Niece has been updated for 2023 Cool Ways to Gift Your Favorite Niece Who Has Everything with our Top Gifts for Teen Nieces even the pickiest teenager will love these. I have two amazing nieces and being a mum to boys it is brilliant to be able to buy girlie gifts and be the greatest Aunty ever. I take so much pleasure in looking for the perfect gift for my wonderful inspiration nieces, one of whom is 18 and the other 22.


A Candle Lovers Gift Guide 2023 4

A Candle Lovers Gift Guide has been updated for 2023. Do you have someone in your life who loves Candles, but you are not sure what to get them, then this candle lovers gift guide is for you. I adore candles and now my boys are older I can use them when they are around rather than just late at night when they are asleep like I used to I think over the years I have developed a keen eye and nose for a good candle.


Gifts people working from Home will really love 5

Gifts people working from Home will really love has been updated for 2023. I have been working from home now for 16 years and my husband has also worked from home during lockdown and now I have my eldest Hybrid working so he works from home a couple of days each week. So we put together a gift guide for people who work from home – gifts that they will really love and appreciate, not ones that will go in the cupboard until they can re-gift them!


Great gifts for Tween Boys, aged 9-12 2022 14

Great gifts for Tween Boys, aged 9-12 has been updated for 2022. What is it about tweens?   They really do not want to write a gift list.  I am just supposed to know what they want, but I know that I am not alone on this as Master Frugal is the same.  So I have been researching what gifts tween Boys really want and there really is something special about giving and receiving just the right gift.

tween gift guide

Fabulous Ethical and Plastic Free Gifts

Fabulous Ethical and Plastic Free Gifts have been updated for 2022. Buying gifts can be a challenge at the best of times, but buying meaningful and ethical gifts can be really hard. So I have got together with my boys’ to bring you this amazing Ethical and plastic-free gift guide for all the family These are not gifts that will be forgotten about once the festive season is over, these are things that will be used and replaced and also will not hurt the planet. Also, make sure you signup for &Keep’s newsletter as you get 10% off your first purchase.