Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Something for Granddad, with Howick and House of Fraser

Howick Harvard Pique Polo Shirt in blueI struggle with Father's Day, I'll be totally honest. I don't know why I find it so hard to cope with, but I either forget the husband, or my own dad, I can't remember both at once. I always end up leaving it far later than I would like to, particularly if I need to post something! This year though, we have been sent something lovely to review, from the House of Fraser Father's Day range which is just perfect for my dad and L was keen to help out and full of reasons why Granddad should get something special.

Win Marvel Toiletries for the Hero in your Life!


Monday, 6 June 2016

Father's Day Gift Guide; Something a Bit Different!

Wooden 40 year calendar from Timber TreasuresWhen I'm looking for inspiration for presents, I get some of my best ideas from Facebook. For some reason, all sorts of interesting stuff pops up on my timeline and I often make a note of it for a particular birthday or anniversary. It seems these days, it's a lot easier to get something truly unique and specific to an individual and it's great to show that person how much you value them, by finding a really thoughtful gift. Since Father's Day is one of the most difficult occasions to buy for, I thought I would share some of the ideas I've found. This is not a sponsored post, it's just a great opportunity for me to give a leg up to small businesses that I've either used myself or would really love to try and will hopefully give you some new ideas for awkward man-gifts too! 

Friday, 3 June 2016

5 Ways to Get, and Stay, Motivated!

I originally started this as a post mainly aimed at other bloggers, since this is an area many of us struggle with. I blog for fun, but sometimes I can't think of anything to write, don't think anyone ever reads it and it all becomes a bit of a chore. I don't want to stop doing it, but I do want it to be something I enjoy doing, so I have to make sure I keep myself motivated and positive. It turns out, anyone can suffer from demotivation in any job. Even if you don't have a job, actually. That can be the most demotivating situation of all. So, hopefully, these ideas might provide a bit of inspiration to help you find your inner dynamo!

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Win Lady Gaga Perfume and Thomas the Tank Engine Set!

Last week, we gave away aftershave, so this week's giveaway has something for the girls, with a 50ml bottle of Lady Gaga's Fame. This rather lovely perfume retails at £32 and comes in a fascinating bottle, containing black liquid that turns clear once it is dispensed. Typically, it's a bit different! Also included, is Around the Track with Thomas, a gift for a little Thomas fan. Combined prize value is around £40, so get entering and I wish you lots of luck. Your rafflecopter awaits.

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