Mother’s Day is coming. Last year saw us mums celebrate during the 1st weekend of lockdown number one. It seemed ok, and we had a little laugh about the restaurant gift vouchers we received and couldn’t use and had no idea that the promised spa day would be so very away.
This year it looks like it will be more of the same, potentially a socially distanced walk could be on the cards, but who really knows! So I feel like it’s wise to plan gifts assuming we will not actually be able to see one another and I certainly won’t be able to repeat the heavenly year I went away with a friend for Mother’s Day and we left our children at home.
So here are a few of my picks for celebrating another locked down Mother’s Day.
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Valentine’s isn’t one of the holidays we overly celebrate but it’s been tough recently, so I’m grabbing any holiday I can and making the most of it. There’s nothing else in my diary! Plus, now definitely seems like the time to let the people you love, know that you love them.
I’ve been looking for some nice gifts for L and husb, some for me too, not because I can’t trust them to do it, just it’s nice to think about myself sometimes. There’s plenty to be had but I’ve narrowed my choices down to a few favourites.
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I can’t believe we’re a good chunk into November already or that we are back in lockdown. Now really is the time to start gift shopping for Christmas though, get prepared and get organised. With that in mind I’ve pulled together a bit of inspiration for you all, hopefully you’ll find it useful.
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After writing about some grown up Halloween experiences last week, it got me thinking about much fun it really would be to get away and do something different this year. That being said, I still the love the idea of having some flexibility around when you actually travel and not having to commit to dates unless you are ready to, so I’ve come up with some more options but this time from the fabulous Red Letter Days.
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It’s Mother’s Day this week and thanks to a ridiculous schedule, not feeling myself and a million other little things I am woefully unprepared. So I’ve put together a little gift guide of things that are thoughtful, useful and a little luxurious for all the Mum’s who are feeling overwhelmed just like me.
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This is a bit later than I had planned. With everything that has been going on I’m just not as organised as normal. Christmas is feeling entirely daunting and it’s so close now. If you are feeling a little overwhelmed like me, I’m hoping this gift guide will help. I’ve found thoughtful, fun and hopefully perfect Christmas gifts for everyone.
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The summer holidays are nearly over, I can’t quite believe how fast they’ve gone. With two weeks left until he’s back to school, well two weeks and a day, it really is time to get organised.
Now I’m guessing everyone has got uniform, shoes, labels and stationery etc. sorted. So I feel no need to talk about them, instead I’m going to talk about the things you really need but may have overlooked.
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My darling and gorgeous little niece was born just before Christmas and as I have a birthday not long after Christmas I am aware of the many downfalls of festive birthdays.
The ‘joint’ presents which when you are young and to be fair even as an adult often just feels like you’re a burden so you miss out in comparison to your summer born family and friends.
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It’s not long until Father’s Day so I’ve pulled together a few items that would make lovely gifts for the Dad’s out there. Hopefully you’ll get some inspiration for something a little bit different.
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It’s not long until Easter so I’ve pulled together a few items that would make lovely gifts. Hopefully you’ll get some inspiration for something a little bit different.
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