Posts Tagged “gift”

Letter Box Hamper for Valentine’s Day

Letter Box Hamper for Valentine’s Day

A Sweet Surprise. Yes, I know it’s still only January, but Letter Box Hampers is bound to be one of my Pick of the Year products for 2024. The concept is practical and brilliant! Jonathan, founder of Letter Box Hamper, had the idea of making small hampers of luxury British food and drink, beautifully wrapped…

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Powerful Women Jigsaw Puzzle

Powerful Women Jigsaw Puzzle

Her Story in Pieces: Celebrating Women in Art. This is a beautiful and inspirational gift. The Powerful Women Jigsaw Puzzle is unique and will be welcomed by any lover of the genre. Perfect for these winter evenings and when one needs a calming diversion. Explore the amazing world of art with the 1000-piece Powerful Women…

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Signature Cocktails

Signature Cocktails

A collection of 200 iconic drinks from around the world. A signature cocktail is a well-crafted and unique mixed drink. Signature Cocktails, the book that is, offers 200 examples of both familiar and new drinks. In Signature Cocktails, the author Amanda Schuster has curated a collection of the most celebrated cocktails. They range from celebrated…

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London Shopfronts

London Shopfronts

Illustrations of the City’s Best-Loved Spots. This is an ode to some of London’s most iconic and celebrated shops.  London Shopfronts showcases the city’s neighbourhoods and their shops, pubs, markets and more. It offers a rich tapestry of architecture both past and present. Illustrator Joel Holland created his first book, NYC Storefronts, because he was…

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Dog Road Trip Kit

Dog Road Trip Kit

A Kikkerland Tin for your Best Friend. It’s the time of year for travel and we plan to take our best friends with us. Yes, they are our dogs. Kikkerland have the perfect trip accessory with their Dog Road Trip Kit. Kikkerland are famed for their tins for almost any occasion. This Dog Road Trip…

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Charcuterie Set from Kikkerland

Charcuterie Set from Kikkerland

Cheese and Meat presentation. It’s that time of year when we start to eat lighter, enjoy entertaining and, if we are lucky, have picnics. This 12-piece Charcuterie Set from Kikkerland aids all of the above in stylish and compact fashion. It becomes your own mini deli! Impressing people with your food is often just as…

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Summer Mix from Lakrids by Bülow

Summer Mix from Lakrids  by Bülow

Læmon – Mellow Yellow and B – Passion Fruit. In Denmark, Johan Bülow was on a mission to create something special. He developed a range of liquorice which is a Scandinavian and Dutch favourite, and in 2007 he launched his company Lakrids by Bülow. It was a huge success from the moment the shop opened….

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In love with an Emu

In love with an Emu

Valentine perfection from Go Emu The Christmas tree needles are still in the carpet and the dustman has only just collected all those boxes and paper, but it will soon be another celebration: Valentines Day, and Go Emu have your gift-giving solutions covered. Go Emu have a range of stylish and colourful goods that offer…

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Beans Coffee Club

Beans Coffee Club

Give the gift that can warm every day. Times are tough the world over just now. We are all thinking of making a few economies, and coffee could be where we can make some painless cuts. No need to cut the quality of our cuppa though. Beans Coffee Club offers some practical inspiration. Flexible coffee…

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Bullards Eco-Refill Pouches

Bullards Eco-Refill Pouches

The Gin that keeps on giving. Bullards distils a great range of spirits, and they are perfect for giving and receiving! It’s time to start thinking about Christmas gifts. Plenty of choice from Bullards if one is meeting the lucky recipient face to face, but that isn’t always possible. But there is a solution –…

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Ginger Bakers Makes Christmas

Ginger Bakers Makes Christmas

Sweet Treats for the Festive Season. Well, that came around quick! Christmas will soon be here and we need to think about making and giving all manner of cakes, pastries and pies. But this year Ginger Bakers can take the strain, or at least some of it. Ginger Bakers was established in 2006 when Lisa…

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The Divine Chunky Chocolate Gift Set

The Divine Chunky Chocolate Gift Set

The Feel-Good Factor. It will soon be the season for gift-giving. One might contemplate a grand piano for Jimmy, a racehorse for Sue, or a new super-yacht for dad. Along with those treats it’s always nice to have a little stocking-filler, and chocolate will always hit the spot. The Divine Chunky Chocolate Gift Set offers…

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Haynes Candied Jalapeños and More

Haynes Candied Jalapeños and More

The Power of Sweet Heat. Charity Haynes founded Haynes Gourmet in the UK back in 2017 with her husband Robert and Dad, also called Robert. The company was small and producing tiny batches of Candied Jalapeños in their home kitchen, selling them at local food events and farmers markets. The company has grown but the…

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Lakrids by Bülow

Lakrids by Bülow

Mellow Yellow Chocolate Coated Liquorice. Yes, I can appreciate the best chocolate, but I often find it too sweet. Perhaps it’s an age thing. Now I look for sharp, tangy, salty, bright flavours and I have a few go-to products. Lakrids by Bülow offers plenty of choice for me, and Mellow Yellow Chocolate Coated Liquorice…

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Mon Dessert

Mon Dessert

Subscribe to Sweet Treats. What do you buy somebody who has everything? Lemon Macarons? Hot Cross Buns? Doughnuts? They can have all those and more from Mon Dessert. There are options for buying these delicious dessert kits: one can pick specific packages or just the equipment, and buy individually or even on subscription. The company…

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Spice Kitchen Gin Botanicals

Spice Kitchen Gin Botanicals

Add a world of flavour to your gin cocktails Spice Kitchen is one of my favourite family-owned companies. I like their style, and the quality of their products is first class. They have been celebrated for their innovations with spice boxes and chilli boxes, and now they have moved from the kitchen to one’s home…

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Lily O’Brien’s Chocolates for Mum

Lily O’Brien’s Chocolates for Mum

Treat that special lady for Mother’s Day Well, that came around quickly! Just finished getting the pine needles out of the carpet from the Christmas celebrations; the dustman hasn’t even collected the champagne bottles (OK, so it was prosecco) from Valentine’s; and now it’s Mother’s Day. But what to give that wonderful woman? A box…

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Mikasa for Martini

Mikasa for Martini

Cocktails and More Cocktails are more popular than ever. We have our favourites. We seek the best place to enjoy them, and we discuss our preferred recipes. But there is one special element to the cocktail experience, and that is the glassware. Good choices add so much to that cocktail. The Mikasa Cheers set of…

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Hepple Spirits Gift Box

Hepple Spirits Gift Box

Outstanding Presentation Perhaps we are all getting a bit jaded but it’s not often we find something that actually impresses. But the Hepple Spirits Gift Box does indeed impress, in both beautiful and delicious fashion. It’s coming up to Valentine’s Day and this would certainly charm any gin lover. But it’s the perfect gift for…

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Spice Kitchen – A Tasteful Gift

Spice Kitchen – A Tasteful Gift

Spice tins and much more Spice Kitchen offers so much for the spice lover. Those enthusiasts can not only enjoy Indian spice collections but others too! African and Middle Eastern selections, world spices and BBQ rubs, spices for kids, Moroccan spices, salts and even gin botanicals are all here to tempt. I have been impressed…

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