#Gifts

Five Top Tips for the First Few Months of Pregnancy

Lisa Roberts | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Parents
Lisa Roberts

The first few weeks of being pregnant can be a strange and wonderful time. You are bursting with so many new emotions, you are often tired and hormonal and nauseous, but you probably don't look that different to normal and you may not have told many people outside of your family.

Luxury Last Minute Gifts For Mother's Day 2016

Faye Jacobs | Posted 02.03.2016 | UK Parents
Faye Jacobs

Well that came around quickly! With so little time to prepare after Valentine's Day, I have put together a last minute luxury gift guide to include items that will easily be delivered in time for the big day.

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas for Her

Adam Tanous | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Tanous

Valentine's Day is creeping up on us again but don't worry, I've got your back this year. Obviously I wouldn't be naive enough to suggest that I personally know what the opposite sex want this Valentine's Day, so I've called in some of our Dapper Chapper ladies to write-up a wish list.

11 Stylish Gifts for Valentine's Day 2016

Faye Jacobs | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

I personally love Valentine's Day, all of the fun with none of the pressure. It really doesn't matter what gift you buy for your loved one, or how much it cost, just that you spared a thought to get something you know they'd like! Well I have put together 11 rather fabulous gift ideas for him and for her to help you on your way to a lovely Valentine's Day together.

My Eight Great Festive Gift Ideas

Bwoywonder | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Style
Bwoywonder

With the highly anticipated 7th offering, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, not so far away in a distant galaxy now, there is nothing like embracing the hype with these knit jumpers from numbskull.co.uk. You don't have to be a big fan to appreciate the clever way in which iconic characters from Star Wars have been infused in these traditional pullovers.

Six New Baby Gifts You Should Probably Stop Buying

Katie Gregory | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK Parents
Katie Gregory

When I had my first baby I realised pretty quickly that every new baby gift I'd ever bought for friends was useless. Save yourself the time and money - don't buy any of these. Ever...

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...