Gift Guide

Gift Guide for Hard-to-buy for Fathers

Jess Melia | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Parents
Jess Melia

We're officially halfway through the year and do you know what that means? Christmas is coming. I know it seems crazy to be talking about the festive ...

Why Are Flowers and Fruit Banned From Some Hospital Wards? And What Get Well Gifts Are Welcome?

Anikka Burton | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Anikka Burton

Flowers and baskets of fruit can also take up precious space around the patient. When undergoing treatment there is a lot of equipment around the bed, and if people are in for a while they have all their own bits & pieces too - everything in an already limited space. And having to ask visitors to take large items home each time they visit can also be a pain.

22 Easter Eggs That'll Send You To Chocolate Heaven

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Easter is fast approaching which can only mean one thing: delicious chocolate. And lots of it. If you're yet to do your Easter egg shop then look no ...

Last Minute Love Tokens: Late Gift Inspo for Valentine's Day

Sarah McGiven | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

You will most likely plan to dash out when they're preoccupied with something else in order to lovingly surprise them with your thoughtful gift but by the time that moment comes it will be 20 minutes until the shops shut and you will be at least 30 minutes away from them anyway.

5 Valentine's Day Perfumes She'll Like More Than A Bunch Of Flowers

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 08.02.2016 | UK Style

Listen up, fellas. The big V-Day is now less than a week away and if you haven't got her anything, you Better. Start. Panicking. Speaking from pers...

Men: How to Christmas Shop for the Girlfriend

Alasdair Byers | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alasdair Byers

Girlfriends are an unbelievably hard species to buy presents for. If it's a new relationship, they're going to go for "Oh! Just get me anything!". As opposed to if it's a long term relationship, when they're instead going to state "Oh, just get me anything!". You both know, that's not how this is going to go.

Conscious Christmas Gifts

Alice Wilby | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Wilby

Novel Beings is an agency representing 'conscious' creatives in the fashion, beauty and advertising industries. The Novel team and myself have put together a list of innovative, sustainable beauty, fashion and lifestyle products that have got us all hot under the collar for Christmas.

The Must Have Gift-Giving Etiquette Guide

Lisa Bradburn | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Parents
Lisa Bradburn

I remember one Christmas I didn't buy gifts for my cousins' kids. And then they turned up one evening in December with gifts for all three of my children. Cue awkward shuffles and surprised expressions followed 365 days of guilt until I could repay the gesture the following year.

20 Christmas Gifts For Cats And Dogs

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've got a precious fur baby at home who's deserving of something a bit special this Christmas, read on. Whether you share a home with a c...

Christmas Gift Ideas For People With Dementia

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Christmas time can be difficult for friends and family members of people with dementia, especially when it comes to figuring out what to buy loved one...

20 Secret Santa Gifts You'll Want To Keep For Yourself

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to buying Secret Santa gifts, things can be a little daunting to say the least. First of all, you're restricted by the world's tinies...

This Year's Primark Christmas Jumpers Are Here

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Style

It's CHRIIIIISSSTMAAAAAS. Well, no it isn't. But the countdown is officially on. We know it's still not for a while yet, but with parties and do-go...

49 Bacon-Related Gifts You Can Actually Buy

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK Comedy

Whether it's for a birthday present, Father's Day gift, or a Christmas stocking filler, the internet is filled with bacon knick-knacks for the whole f...

31 Awesome Gift Ideas For Father's Day

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Parents

Father's Day is fast approaching, which means it's time to rack those brains for yet another quirky gift idea that he'll really love. And no, we're...

Gifting a Newborn: Top 10 Alternatives That Will Go Down in History!

Louisa Mallejacq Flynn | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Parents
Louisa Mallejacq Flynn

If you want to go beyond the usual gifts of baby clothes, balloons and flowers, and intend to show the special new family that you really care for them. Then why not do something truly valuable (trust me, I've had a baby) that will actually help the new family so much that it can't be quantified?

9 Of The Best Easter Eggs For A Well-Earned Chocolate Coma

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Easter's fast approaching, which can only mean one thing... Chocolate - and lots of it. If you haven't yet done a mad trolley dash through the c...

17 Lovely Mother's Day Gifts To Spoil Her With On 15 March

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Mother's Day is fast approaching - 15 March, people - so if you haven't yet considered what to buy mummy dearest then now's your chance. Whether sh...

15 Valentine's Day Gift Ideas For Her

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're looking for lavish gifts for the lovely lady in your life this Valentine's Day, then you've certainly come to the right place. No matter ...

We've Road-Tested 11 Glorious Fragrances For Women

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It can be a tough call when it comes to choosing women's perfume - especially for a loved one. You'll have many questions to consider... Will she ...

24 Awesome Christmas Gifts For Men

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ladies, let's face it. Buying Christmas gifts for men is bloody hard work. There are many guys who, if they want something, will go out and buy it ...

15 Of The Best Children's Christmas Pressies

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Parents: if you're feeling overwhelmed by the thousands of toys your department store catalogue has to offer this Christmas, you've certainly come to ...

Father's Day Gift Guide

Sarah McGiven | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

If giving presents isn't your thing, you could take your Dad out for a drink or make him dinner, spend time with him by taking him out to the cinema or round of golf - just giving up that extra bit of your time will hopefully make for some great memories for both of you.

Mother's Day Gift Guide: Luxury Perfumes To Treat Your Mum

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With Mother's Day fast approaching, you'll no doubt be searching high and low for something to treat that special lady. By now you've (hopefully) m...

Christmas Shopping: Gifts for Guys and Beauty Buffs

Sarah McGiven | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Just entering the big department stores is enough to induce a panic attack at the moment so to save you any further seasonal anxiety, here are a few suggestions for the men and beauty lovers you may be buying gifts for this Christmas.

Five Whisky Related Gifts for Xmas

Matt Chambers | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Matt Chambers

What do you buy that friend or relative that likes whisky? Especially if you don't know which style of whisky they may prefer. This year, we have decided to take a look at whisky related gifts and have selected suggestions in various price categories. We hope that it gives you a few ideas ...