Top Christmas Gifts for Kids 2015

Faye Jacobs | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Parents
Faye Jacobs

I have decided to go down a different route of present buying and have been looking more at timeless pieces that will give years of enjoyment. Here are the best gifts for children I have come across, some are suitable from 6 months on...

Don't Give the Gift of Clutter!

Vicky Silverthorn | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vicky Silverthorn

Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could exchange personal, meaningful pressies, carefully wrapped and labelled well in advance, stored safely out of sight until the big day? Wouldn't it be magical to sit back and soak up the atmosphere on Christmas Eve instead of desperately searching under the spare bed for the gifts we hurriedly hid there months ago?

Complete Stranger Sends Girl Whose Mum Has Terminal Cancer Incredible Gift

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The incredible story of how a kind stranger generously helped a girl whose mother is battling cancer has become a viral hit for all the right reasons....

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...

Bribery & Corruption

David C. M. Carter | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Politics
David C. M. Carter

Bribery and corruption - like beauty and so many other lofty moral issues and ideals - are always in the eye of the beholder. I recall in 1980 worki...

Giving Your Children the World: The Gift of Travel

Sarah Wauterlek Pierson | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Wauterlek Pierson

It has been commonly said that you only fully learn to appreciate your parents after you have had your own children. For me, this has proven true. It is now that I see how much work it is being a Mother. It is rewarding, yes, but also a huge sacrifice.

Organising A Baby Shower!

Faye Jacobs | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

Baby showers might be a fairly recent trend in the UK, but there are so many online sites catering for this celebration that really make the day personal for the new 'mum to be'.

How To Avoid Valentine's Day Disasters

Oliver Tezcan | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Oliver Tezcan

Even if your loved one says, "Oh don't worry about getting something, I'm not bothered," this does not give you Carte Blanche to buy nothing. It is something that is likely to be held against you for quite some time, possibly decades.

Love Me Like You Do - 14 Budget-Friendly Valentine's Day Ideas

Chenice Clarke | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Chenice Clarke

Valentine's Day fast approaching here are my top 14 budget-friendly date and gift ideas that will leave both your partner and your bank account happy.

That's the Best Present Ever! (Not)

Claire Kirby | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Kirby

Before I had children, I never really knew what to buy children. I'm still not sure I know now, unless it is for my own offspring. What I do know is what not to buy them. So here is my top three gifts never to get a kid. Never. Ever.

The 'Must Have' List for Mum's to Be!

Faye Jacobs | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

With just over 8 weeks until the due date I am seriously excited about welcoming this little baby into our family! Third time around I have shopped smart. Investing in quality pieces that will get maximum use as opposed to the vast quantities I have bought in the past that were given to charity still with the labels on!

My Gift Guide for Christmas 2014

Zahra Razavi | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

I just can't help it: when the festive season comes around, I turn into a total kid again. I spend hours dreaming up the perfect combination of gifts--for friends, for family and, of course, for me. After much research and deliberation, here are my favourite finds for Christmas 2014.

Christmas Gift Guide For Kids

Faye Jacobs | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

So if you have already raided the Disney store of every Frozen item left in stock, and are still looking for gift ideas for your little ones this Christmas - check out my list of beautiful toys and keepsakes below!

Keep Calm for Christmas - A 10 Point Plan for the Christmasphobic!

Sophie Bickerdike | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Bickerdike

Do fairy lights bring you out in hives? Does the sight of a Christmas tree brightly adorned, bring you out in palpitations and send you delving into the bottom of your hand or man-bag looking for your battered old Christmas list?

Christmas Gifts For Him - Approved By Men...

Faye Jacobs | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

I find buying gifts for the men in my life a total headache! So, this year I have done my research and also had some input by a few guys all with very different interests to help put together the perfect gift list.

Top Gifts for Her This Christmas

Faye Jacobs | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

When you're a stay at home mum with little income, you heavily rely on such occasions to be adorned with impractical luxuries that can't be justified the rest of the year! So below are items that I either believe will make a beautiful gift, feature high on my personal Christmas list

Stylish and Traditional Christening Gifts

Faye Jacobs | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

I have put together a list of some of my favourite gifts that I have seen online and personally sampled so can wholly recommend. Each one comes beautifully packaged and is in keeping with the traditional theme of a religious christening but with a modern and stylish twist to last the test of time.

What You Should Buy for the Perfect Housewarming Gift

Sarah O'Meara | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah O'Meara

The problem with housewarming parties is that guests can accidentally morph from close friends, into strange relatives bearing surprising gifts. Where once they brought wine, now they come bearing indoor tulip trees, personalised chopping boards, and tasting plates, with accompanying dipping sauces.

This Poo Soap Is Officially The Worst Gift Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If there was a site dedicated to buying presents for your enemies, this lifelike poo soap from Amazon would definitely feature on it. Even looking...

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.

Worst Valentine's Day Gifts A Man Can Give (Including Herpes)

The Huffington Post UK | Patricia Doma | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If your valiant Valentine just so happens to lack some creativity this Valentine's Day, fear not, we've all been there. We asked our lovely Faceboo...

Finding the Gifts in Life

Maggie Currie | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maggie Currie

When I have good days, I frequently find myself going over the details again and again, enjoying them a second and third time, as I feel the joy of my good fortune.

Christmas Gifts 1950s Style

Sara Sheridan | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Sheridan

The world loves the 1950s. The recent resurgence in high heels, cocktails and home-baking (think cupcake) has made the 50s a decade synonymous with treats. So if you're struggling with your Christmas shopping, look no further for inspiration:

Foolproof Christmas Gifts For All The Family

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

There will be certain people in your family who are considered a nightmare when it comes to Christmas presents. They're either too fussy, refuse to te...

Get Creative This Christmas With Homemade Decorations

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you feel that your Christmas home lacks the personal touch, then it could be time to get creative with those traditional decorations, presents and ...