Holiday Gifts

Easy Lemon Button Biscuits Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

My Nanna was a bespoke tailoress. She has tried to teach me to sew and knit over the years but I seem to have haberdasher's dyslexia. I miss stitches, misunderstand patterns, forget crucial knots and stages... These days, this is as close to sewing as I get and my are they things of beauty. Dainty button-shaped biscuits, zesty, pretty, rich and beautiful.

Total Abyss of the Heart

Caragh Little | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

Valentine's Day shopping cannot be the only means for making love become a transitive, active verb.

Are You Giving From Your Heart This Christmas?

Sacha Knop | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sacha Knop

Christmas is by far the season in which people feel they HAVE to give because everybody does it, because that's what Christmas is all about or because that's how it's supposed to be. It's grown into 'the bigger the better' but is that really so? How authentic are we giving this Christmas?

Fantasy Christmas Gifts: Chanel Haute Couture Book Sets

Sarah McGiven | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Whilst browsing stores, sites and press releases to uncover affordable gems to include in my Christmas Gift Guides, I often come across more high end items that, whilst utterly wonderful, are out of the general gifting price range. These pieces are my Fantasy Christmas Gifts.

Your Boss May Be A Crappy Gift Giver But It Could Be Worse

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 02.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you were one of the lucky few whose boss gave them dog food, an out of date Easter egg or a Cup A Soup sachet for Christmas, you may be thinking: h...

Best Smartphones On The Market For Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Bostock | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A request for a mobile phone for Christmas can be terrifying. Every year, these machines become slimmer, more adept at anticipating your every need, a...

Weekend (Before Christmas) Shopping: Great Gifts and Generally Cool Stuff

Sarah McGiven | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

If any of you still have the unenviable task of buying Christmas presents left to check off your seasonal to do list, this little gift guide might well come in handy.

Home(Made) For The Holidays

Tana Wojczuk | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tana Wojczuk

A free-for-all Christmas has had a surprisingly deep impact on my family and myself. It's not just that we save money, which we do, but we also approach the holidays with a sense of fun that we lost for a few years (beginning when we grew out of being children). This playfulness is a symptom of an even stronger emotional reaction--a feeling of having more than enough.

Weekend Shopping: My Christmas List (Hint, Hint)

Sarah McGiven | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Style
Sarah McGiven

I'm busy packing for Christmas in New York (woo!) at the mo so this is just a whole bundle of Christmas present fun with loads of stuff from some of my favourite brands and stores - more of a wish list than a shopping one - for you to have a quick nose at and for my friends and family to take 'inspiration' from...Cold, hard cash and Starbucks vouchers also accepted.

Want to Get Your Christmas Shopping Done Without Breaking the Bank This Year?

Liane Dietrich | Posted 28.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Liane Dietrich

Having worked in the ecommerce industry for over a decade now, I am constantly surprised by the ingenious ways you can save money, from voucher codes offering percentage savings to using price comparison websites to make sure you're going to the best-value stores on the high street.