Shop local and small this Christmas

Today I headed to a local small business on my way home from work today and finished off my Christmas shopping. This fabulous little shop is in Broughshane, Co. Antrim in Northern Ireland and is The Nest. Just look at the video for a sneak peak at some of their amazing pieces. The shop isContinue reading “Shop local and small this Christmas”

Buy Local this festive period

Over this festive period I will be posting a few of my wish lists, look carefully and you will spot items from a few of the local small businesses near me.  As you know I like to do what I can to introduce those small and local businesses you may not have heard of before. Continue reading “Buy Local this festive period”

Post a Treat

Last year I heard about this cool local business and actually bought my bestie a cookie, sent it to her in work and cheered her up on a LONG Monday!  For ages I had in the back of my mind, in my list of things I wanted to blog about to get a blog upContinue reading “Post a Treat”

boomf!

Last week was Valentine’s day and this year I spoilt my wifey and bestie Sarah.  I bought the card and then I decided that I would get her something personal, so when I seen boomf magic mallows I knew for sure that was what I wanted to get her! WHAT IS BOOMF? Turn your memories intoContinue reading “boomf!”

The best way to a man’s heart is through thier stomach . . .

Fancy making these easy little beauties for Valentine’s day?! Über easy, kids can make them, people who can’t bake can make them! Men take note that special lady in your life will love them!  Last year these went down a treat, the kids loved making them, even on Monday in work the kids loved themContinue reading “The best way to a man’s heart is through thier stomach . . .”

On the fourth day of Christmas –

What is it with guys being so hard to buy for? Is it that they have everything and don’t like presents? (Yeah I don’t think so!) Is it that they don’t want anything? (Nah!) Is it that they would be happy with anything you buy them (Hmm . . . ) Well you know whatContinue reading “On the fourth day of Christmas –”

The Corium (Belfast)

On Saturday whist working on my friends jewellery stall I met a lovely lady Pat who was working for her 2 daughters. I really loved her stall and had to find out more info on where their shop was and what they sold. Isn’t it funny how there always seems to be a plaque thatContinue reading “The Corium (Belfast)”

My 2013 Christmas List

It’s the question every year isn’t it? Have you been naughty or nice? Well I say I’ve been nice so to help that bf of mine who says he’s struggling with a few extra things to get me here is my top 10 Christmas gifts  . . . 1. The Cocoa Brown Luxury Gift SetContinue reading “My 2013 Christmas List”

Miss GLOSSYBOX

As an avid subscriber to GLOSSYBOX I of course receive my monthly box of goodies but also emails on updates and products. A few months ago one such email caught my eye . . . One introducing a new product, a different GLOSSYBOX, one for younger girls, teenagers perhaps. These were the goodies in theContinue reading “Miss GLOSSYBOX”

School’s out for Summer!!! – Teacher Gift Ideas from local businesses

End of term and the end of the school year is fast approaching – June for those in Northern Ireland, end of June/early July for Scotland, the third week in July for England and Wales.  For many that means buying a gift for your child’s teacher and perhaps classroom assistant whether they agree with it orContinue reading “School’s out for Summer!!! – Teacher Gift Ideas from local businesses”