Seasons greetings everyone!
With Christmas coming up, I know a lot of us have started the hunt for gifts for the big day! I wanted to show you some of my favourite family christmas gift ideas for this year.
*Disclaimer – Some of the items mentioned in this blog post have been gifted to me to try out for myself*
Deck the stalls with Poo~Pourri this festive season – the gift they will remember, for the smell we would all rather forget. Available for £7.99 each and containing 100 uses per bottle… I hope the scent names make you laugh like they did with me.
- Poo-Pourri Oh, Spritzmas Tree – Freshly fallen snow accents, notes of woody cypress, juniper berries, smoked vanilla bean, cedar and sandalwood.
- Poo-Pourri Berry Bum Bum – with top notes of tangerine and ripe cranberries mulled in a concoction of warm spices topped with holly greens and golden honey.
- Poo-Pourri Season’s Seating’s – Oak aged bourbon and patchouli with notes of amber and sweet vanilla.
Celebrate the man in your life this Christmas with the evocative scents of ARRAN. They have an absolutely gorgeous range of luxurious bath, body & skincare. I particularly like the look of the Lochranza/Machrie Mens Wash Bag for £45 each which includes the below products. Lochranza – A bold yet refined fragrance. Stir your senses with citrus top notes blended with the wooded spice. Machrie – Machrie encapsulates a crisp, clean, fresh scent on a warm day; open and bright, vibrant and warm, inspired by driftwood, sand, open skies and feeling free…
- 300ml Bath & Shower Gel (RRP £16)
- 100g Soap (RRP £6.50)
- 100ml Shave Gel (RRP £16)
- 100ml Post Shave Balm (RRP £16)
I also thought the mens Eau De Toilette in both scents would make a fantastic gift, they come in 100ml bottles in both of the above fragrances which I think is very fairly prices for £42.50.
Give the gift of calm and balance with these amazing gift sets for women from Our Remedy CBD. If you’re a woman like me, you’ll understand. – It’s stressful! We are absolutely full of hormones and there are certain times of the month where we feel not so great. These two gift sets have caught my eye and I think they would make a great gift for friends or family.
Meet Oh My Flo, their ultimate period pick-me-up packed with powerful adaptogenic herbs and botanicals to support your hormonal health, boost energy, and soothe mood swings. Included in the set is a box of Adaptogenic Wellness tea with 12 x tea bags. A delicious fruity tea containing powerful ingredients to help with cramps, mood swings and hormonal imbalance, plus your choice of Our Remedy CBD to add a couple of drops to your tea.
The Vegan Hot Chocolate and CBD Gift Box, the perfect and much needed Christmas treat, for a friend – or yourself. The set contains Vegan Chocolate Flakes, Vegan Marshmallows and a bottle of Our Remedy CBD oil so you can add a couple of drops to your hot chocolate. Prices from
With both of the gift sets, you have the option to choose between Moon Swings CBD – with peppermint and clary sage and Pretty Peaceful CBD – with lavender, orange and geranium. Prices range from £32.49 – £59.49 depending on which oil blend you choose e.g 500mg or 1000mg.
Is there someone in your family who likes to sit outdoors even when it’s pretty chilly outside? Perhaps they will love this gift for their garden. Available for £34.93
Specially designed for outdoor use, Insect-O-Cutor Nomad features innovative UV LED technology and a powerful electric grid to offer protection against flying and biting insects.
Nomad’s collapsible compact design is ideal for travel and can be used as a bright 200 lumens hanging light with adjustable brightness. Charged via USB (cable included) for up to 18 hours of use*.
• Dual green and blue UV LED technology to attract a wider range of flying insects
• Ideal for outdoor dining, patios, gardens, camping and caravans
• Collapsible compact design, ideal for travel
• Adjustable brightness 200 lumens lamp feature
• USB charged for up to 18 hours of use*
How about a gift that keeps on refilling? I love Splosh and I think you guys will too. To save on waste they have a whole selection of refillable products for the home and also for the body. Their stylish gift box comes with three bottles – shower gel, moisturising shampoo and luxurious conditioner. Each one is designed for easy refilling, making this the perfect gift to help cut out plastic waste in the bathroom.
Refilling with Splosh is easy – simply add water to the concentrates and shake to mix. The refill packaging itself can be returned to Splosh, who reprocess the material into smart new products. Voila – zero plastic waste!
As a clever touch, the refills come in small boxes that fit through your letterbox, so you don’t even need to be at home when they arrive.
The range comes in sensational, naturally derived fragrances. The shower gel is a beautiful Rose and Lotus Blossom, the shampoo comes in a zingy apple and the conditioner in a smooth vanilla. Splosh products are not tested on animals and are vegan friendly. The three bottle Splosh gift box is priced at £11.95.
Guylian, the world’s favourite Belgian chocolates, has a selection of magical Christmas treats and gifts in store and online for chocolate lovers to enjoy with their nearest and dearest. At the end of another strange year, we’ll all agree that some seasonal spoiling is high on our agenda and Guylian’s range of gifts and goodies are guaranteed to make life a little sweeter.
Guaranteed to surprise and delight chocolate lovers of all ages, Guylian’s magical Christmas gifts and goodies make the perfect gift for every occasion as well as making everyday moments special. Ideal for family and friends both near and far, Guylian’s chocolate range is readily available at prices to suit all pockets both in stores (all major supermarkets, high street retailers and convenience stores) and online at www.guylian.com.
Keep them sweet with Guylian’s classic treats and crowd pleasers:
- Guylian Praline Sea Shells 250g box RSP £5 or 375g box RSP £7.00
- Guylian Belgian Deluxe Assortment 369g RSP £11.00
- Guylian Temptations 323g RSP £4.00
- Guylian Praline Sea Shells gold wrapped ballotin 250g RSP £7.00
- Guylian Chocolate Bars 100g RSP £2.00
- Guylian Sea Horses 42g RSP £1.00
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a mug of steaming hot cocoa – or, if you fancy it, some traditional mulled wine. This Angel-themed mug comes in classic Christmas colours and is the perfect festive treat for anyone who enjoys a Christmas tipple. Available from Angel Of The North for £12. Perfect for someone who has a love of the North of our beautiful country.
Measurements: 80mm high x 82 mm width x 267mm diameter.
Microwave and dishwasher safe. Designed up North by Lisa Kirkbride. Hand printed, hand decorated and fired in Stoke on Trent.
Let the stresses of the everyday slip away with an indulgent spa day for two! From Red Letter Days/Buyagift- Choosing from over 30 locations across the UK, it is the perfect opportunity to get some much-deserved R&R. Soothe the mind and relax the soul at one of the UK’s most luxurious spas, that boast state-of-the-art facilities and rejuvenating treatments.
As well as a sumptuous treatment, this ultimate pamper experience includes a delicious lunch or afternoon tea and full access to the spa facilities, that include saunas, steam rooms, indoor/outdoor swimming pools and more. From Marriott to The Lifehouse Spa, it is guaranteed to be a pamper day unlike any other.
A really lovely treat for someone you love who deserves a pamper – £139
Sian Louise formulated this life changing skincare after suffering 2 miscarriages (after 2 rounds of IVF). The mix of hormones gave her terrible adult acne. Her confidence was at an all time low. She was fed up with spending loads of money on so called organic or vegan skincare that was not effective, so she decided to do her own research and create these miracle creams herself!
Her first creation was The Intensive Skin Recovery Cream. It cleared up her acne within a week and since then it’s changed so many people’s lives. It not only helps with acne and psoriasis it also helps with eczema and best of all, nappy rash!
Sian’s scientifically minded, but a hippy at heart, so when her friends and family pushed her to launch this as a business, she knew it had to be Organic, Biodegradable, Vegan and Sustainable… Obvs!
Obvs Skincare is her baby (she invested her 3rd round of IVF savings into the business), you can really feel the passion she puts into every cream she hand makes in her own bespoke lab.
Not only are her creams incredibly effective (over 100 five star reviews within 3 months of launching) they are Soil Association COSMOS Organic Certified, Vegan Society Certified and Leaping Bunny Approved!
Obvs Skincare has also been featured in Vogue Magazine and BBC Radio!
Buy her miracle skincare today at obvs-skincare.co.uk
Now I’m a fully confessed wax melt addict and had to include some Peachy Rain Aromas goodies. Peachy Rain are a small family run business who create beautiful, affordable, environmentally conscious home fragrance.
They have just launched their Christmas scents as well as a whole load of goodies, from beautiful wax burners, bubble melts, room diffusers and room sprays.
They also have their own range of bath bombs in different scents! Bubble Melts are £10, Room Sprays start at £5 for 50ml, Diffusers £12, Snap bars £3, Burners £10, Bath Bombs £3 and Brittle for £5.50.
You could put together a bundle as a gift or buy something individually. I also must add that the attention to detail and packaging is unreal and is just the cherry on the top. I actually have a discount code which works on the snap bars – Use my rep code LAURA10 for 10% off any orders over £10.
Looking for something a little more personalised this Christmas? Chatterbox Walls have everything you’ll need. From cushions and canvasses to personalised prints and wall art. There are so many options to choose from and you can even add photos and change the colours too.
I really love this canvas, my boyfriend is a total film addict and I thought it would make a perfect gift. The website is very easy to navigate and that it was really easy to create my order.
It arrived in super fast time too! What will you create? The prices vary due to which size you select but good value for money in my opinion.
Have you got any pregnant mama friends or family to buy for this year? I totally fell in love with these sets from Myrtle and Maude. Being 30 weeks pregnant myself right now I know if I received one of these gift sets I’d be over the moon! Baby Shower Gift set for £23 includes –
Treat yourself in the third trimester or a loved one. It’s a perfect baby shower gift. Myrtle & Maude have created a bundle of essential items for pregnancy and labour.
- Certified Organic
- Certified Vegan
- Free from artificial colours and flavourings
- 15 x Tea Bags in each pouch
- Biodegradable tea bags
- Caffeine Free
- 100% Pure Muslin Cotton
- Cute Milestone Cards
I also love the Organic Trimester Teas bundle for £17.00 which has tea that helps with morning sickness, preparing for labour and birth and also once the baby is born, milk flow tea to help with breastfeeding!
Sons was founded in 2018, after best mates Will Kennedy and Dr Adrian Gilbane sat in a pub and opened up about their hair loss. Sharing their stories and what they had experienced, they quickly realised things needed to change. Bringing their expertises together, Dr Adrian’s in healthcare and clinical research and Will’s in business, as the business manager for a large Irish brand, the two mates quickly established online subscription service Sons.
Working with the best physicians, pharmacists, and scientists, the objective was simple- to offer easy to understand, jargon free, yet affordable hair loss treatment. Headed up by Medical Director, Knut Moe, who has experience in hair loss working in leading hair restoration clinic HRBR, Sons have sourced, licensed and brought to market a combination of products that is proven to deliver the most effective results for male pattern hair loss -proven to deliver results in 94.1% of men. A great gift idea would be a hair loss solution gift or subscription. Sons have something for different stages of hair loss. Everything gets delivered in a lovely box and its easy to chat with them online to find out which would be the best products.
Don’t forget to check out my Children’s Christmas Gift Guide too!
Wishing you and your family and friends a very merry Christmas and a happy new year!