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Christmas Countdown Lifestyle Blog, helping you plan a stress-free Christmas.
Christmas Countdown Lifestyle Blog, helping you plan a stress-free Christmas.

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Children Blogs

Welcome to my Christmas Gift ideas for Children Blog

This is my Christmas gift ideas for Children blog. I post blogs about gift ideas which catch my eye when looking around the shops or when searching online. I also receive some items to review, but I only post blogs for gift ideas I really like. When looking for children I try to focus on ecologically friendly and sustainable children’s gifts which can be handed down or recycled when they have finished with them. Too many children gifts arrive in lots of plastic packaging and are themselves made of composite plastics which are difficult to recycle. I fear that if you are not careful it’s easy to buy children’s gifts which will have nowhere to go but landfill when they get broken or the children outgrow them.

Reusable Advent Calendar

Reusable Advent Calendar

Reusable wooden advent calendar I spotted this in the gift shop at Wimpole Hall (National Trust) this weekend and thought what a great idea. So many of the advent calendars we see are a mix of cardboard and single use plastic and hard to recycle. This on the other...

Handmade Artisan Chocolate – support local and ethical

Handmade Artisan Chocolate – support local and ethical

Blog update: I reviewed the delicious chocolate from Choc Affair some time ago and I am glad to say they are still going from strength to strength.  As we are seemingly coming out of lockdown it is even more important to support small suppliers who are sure to...

Gift ideas for children who love PJ Masks

Gift ideas for children who love PJ Masks

  I have started work on a new page of Gift Ideas for PJ Masks Fans with my son. If you have children in KS1 (around 5 to 7) then they may well be fans of this animated series.  We really like the PJ Masks books which are a great way to get boys in the age group...

Week ending October 8th 2016 : Top selling toys & games

Week ending October 8th 2016 : Top selling toys & games

These are the unofficial top 10 best selling Toys & Games on Amazon.co.uk for the week ending October 8th 2016. With just 77 days until Christmas this list of top selling toys and puzzles  might give you some inspiration.  The Lego Advent Calendar's look...

More personalised gifts – this time for Children

Looking through the wonderful Women and Home magazine again, I noticed the personalised gifts again this time for children.   There are some fabulous choices to keep the little ones happy this Christmas.  With Finding Dory being such a hit in the summer, your...

Fun with Nutty Putty for Holidays

I have been sent a lovely gift to keep little people amused over the Christmas Holidays or any other holiday time for that matter.  It is called Nutty Putty and is a very easy way to for children to spread their creative wings making pretty flowers, animals, cars and...

A quick visit to Debenhams in Leeds for some Christmas shopping

A quick visit to Debenhams in Leeds for some Christmas shopping

A quick blog post today with some pictures of a recent shopping trip to Debenhams in Leeds city centre (November 2015). The shop windows looked great just as it was getting dark outside.   Debenhams top 10 fragrances  for November 2015   The perfume...






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