Personalised Gifting with Historic Newspapers #Review

Personalised Gifting with Historic Newspapers #Gifted

Read all about it…gifting becomes that next level when you can provide the gift recipient with a personal gifting experience, so why not check out Historic Newspapers who have an amazing range of original Newspapers, personalised products and gorgeous gifting ideas.

Historic Newspapers has the biggest private archive of UK local and national papers, including original edition newspapers from their enormous collection.

Taittinger Champagne and Newspaper Gift Set*

Pop the cork, lets get fizzy and celebrate with some of the fabulous fizzy stuff!!

Indulge your friends, family, loved one you know how to personalise with some pizazz with this amazing gift, that includes a bottle of 75cl Taittinger champagne; light, elegant with a high percentage of Chardonnay for the lucky recipient to sip and savour.

Beautifully boxed in a satin lined display box and choose any original newspaper from any date.  The historic newspaper can be selected from any date from our extensive archive of over 4 million UK papers from the 20th and 21st century.

The newspaper in this gift set is an original copy from the date you choose, rather than a reproduction, and rare, so your recipient can sit back relax and enjoy a glass or two of fizz while they enjoy a historic snapshot from their chosen date.

Taittinger Rosé and Newspaper Gift Set*

Prettily presented in a stunning satin-lined gift box, this gift set says let’s celebrate in decadence and style, as included is a lovely 75cl bottle of Taittinger Prestige Brut Rosé Champagne which has been made with black grapes and a small amount of Chardonnay for an elegant taste.

Also, you can choose an original edition newspaper from any date such the Economist and many more titles, a perfect way to mark a significant date such as a special anniversary or a birthday.

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Fabulous Food & Drink delivered Direct to your Door #Review

Fabulous Food Deliveries delivered Direct to your Door #Gifted

Home food delivery services have increased in popularity due to the coronavirus pandemic.  However, with restrictions slowly easing it is important not to forget all those brilliant brands that made our lives so much easier with their commitment and dedication to deliver us some amazing doorstep deliveries.

With ever increasingly busy lifestyles, a home delivery can take off some of that pressure and strain of having to head out to do the supermarket shop.

In no particular order here are my personal recommendations…

Direct From the Farm

Direct from Farm to plate, these three brands bring quality produce direct from the farm for you and your family to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

Pikt

Pikt founded by Matt are an independent family-owned business who values people and the planet before profit.  They focus on treating everyone fairly which I absolutely love.

The Pikt team specialist skill set and continuing commitment to bring organic to the people means that Pikt have impressively attained Plastic-Free Trust Mark Certified, Soil Association Certified and B-Corp Certified. 

An amazing achievement that demonstrates their ethics and values meaning that they are actively committed to social change, taking care of both our planet and people.

All their fabulous fresh fruits and vegetables are delivered in environmentally friendly, presented in plastic free fully recyclable wrap, and are 100% Organic too.

Eversfield Organic

Ellacott farm located in the Devon village of Bratton Clovelly on the edge of Dartmoor is the home of the amazing Eversfield Organic founded by Mark.

Now Eversfield Organic has seen continued growth and produces a whole range of fabulous foodie goodies including their fresh fruit and vegetable boxes, that are delivered direct to your door, perfect for delicious and delightful meals at home.

Organic is better for our planet and people, Eversfield use sustainable organic farming measures and are continually working to reduce their environmental impacts by reducing waste, you can even return your packaging for free!

Using organic farming systems eliminate all synthetic and petroleum-based pesticides and fertilisers which reduces soil and water contamination helping to achieve a natural balance so that nature and wildlife can exist and thrive alongside commercial organic farming.

Fairfield’s Farm

Fairfields Farms families have been farming in East Anglia for three generations on scenic and stunning farmland across the Colne Valley just north of Colchester in Essex.

From field to farm, the lovely Laura & Robert work hard to produce their delicious homegrown potatoes and their yummy hand cooked crisps offering nationwide delivery anywhere on the British mainland.

Now, Fairfields farm have an exciting range of super subscription packages so you can get a regular delivery of your favourite potatoes and crisps.

Crisps are hand cooked on the farm to make sure that they meet the highest standards which is why they are BRC Grade AA accredited.

The Fairfields Farm potatoes are perfect for Baking, Roasting, Chipping, Boiling and Mashing, so you can get creative in the kitchen creating great value family meals.

Easy Meal Kits

After a busy week sometimes you just want to sit back, relax and chill, so make your weekend cooking easy with these three marvellous meal kits including brilliant burgers, perfect pasta and pizza.

Honest Burgers at home

Bag yourself some of the burger brilliance, but in the comfort of your home with the Honest Burgers at Home service, yes you heard me right!  The legends over at Honest have managed to create a burger bonanza that is delivered directly to your door, perfect for a cosy night in.

They have a range of kits to suit all tastes such as meat, vegan and gluten free buns if needed, so bring on those burgers! And if that’s not impressive enough you also get an Honest canvas tote bag thrown in for good measure too.

Their burgers are stuff of dreams and they cover a range of dietary requirements such as vegetarian and vegan, so once you have gone Honest you won’t want to back to burger normality. 

Pasta Evangelists

Pasta Evangelists a London based business headed up by co-founder Alessandro CEO and Chris head of Operations & finance with their team of lovely Pasta enthusiasts offer Pasta subscriptions and gifts with delivery direct to your door.

The brand chave three food heavy weight who are official Evangelists and also co-founders in their business including, the Times restaurant critic and columnist Giles Coren, founder of Leith’s School of Food & Wine and Great British Bake-off celeb Prue Leith and food critic & MasterChef judge William Sitwell.

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Sweets in the City Vegan Jars, Duals and The Sweet Society #Review

Sweets in the City Vegan Jars, Duals and The Sweet Society: February 2021 #Gifted

Founded by the lovely Sarah Lynn, 2017 winner of the BBC’s The Apprentice, Sweets in the City is jointly owned by Lord Sugar and are seeing continued growth and success.

The Sweets in the City team inspire and innovate to produce personalised sweets, which are fun, fabulous and fill us with sweetness, that are suitable for any occasion such as friends and family gifting, celebrations, and corporate events.

Make your life that little bit sweeter and enjoy some Vegan sweet loveliness with the Sweets in the City range of Vegan Jars, Dual bags and why not even be part of The Sweet Society?

The Vegan fabulous Fizzy Frenzy giant jar of joy, personalised with my Forkward Thinking Foodinista logo, was jam packed with delightful deliciousness such as fizzy marvellous melons, scrummy sugar dummy’s, cheeky cherry cola bottles, a giant vibrant rainbow twist and so much more.

Be part of the team with this tasty Team Vegan jar that is sure to play with your taste buds and would make a gorgeous gift for friends, family, colleagues or why not just treat yourself to some super sweet vibes.

Do you want to be part of the club…well the brilliant bunch over at Sweets in the City have created The Sweet Society so that you and your squad can enjoy a mouth-watering monthly box of yumminess, so give a big hands up in the air for ‘Team Sugar’.

The Sweet Society is a superb subscription service which delivers direct to your door a varied range of quality tasty treats, that are seasonally selected, handpicked and packed with love by the superb Sweets in the City team.

Exciting to know that being part of the exclusive The Sweet Society means that every month you can get your sweet sugar fix which may even include exclusive/limited edition sweet ranges that are not always available on their website.

Gift gorgeously with the vibrant Vegan Duals Sweet Bags, an amazing addition to the Sweets in the City gifting range.

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A Cosy Christmas Eve Night In #Review

A Cosy Christmas Eve Night In December 2020 #Gifted

As the sky gets darker earlier and the cold chills are setting in, I could not think of anything better than having a Cosy Christmas Eve Night in at home.

If you want to make your fun festive night in that next level and even more extra then carry of reading…

Also these brands are all perfect gifting ideas for all your fabulous family friends and loved ones too, so sit back, get cosy and enjoy.

A Cosy Christmas Eve night in begins with getting into some cosy comfort clothes so get the slippers and PJs at the ready.

Gumbies Slippers

Gumbies founder Michel Maurer has created the outstanding Outback Slippers made from 100% PET recycled plastic from post-consumer bottles for the upper, rubber for the sole and are fully Vegan too.

Each pair of Outback slippers takes approximately 8 recycled plastic bottles, so since launching the Outback slipper in 2017 Gumbies has helped to recycle more than 500, 000 bottles, impressive stuff!

Also, the Castorsoles insoles are made from 100% Caster Bean a naturally derived material which is them topped with recycled felt.

They are a good sturdy slipper perfectly practical, ideal for a cosy night in at home and they come in a range of colours such as Navy, charcoal with different colour trims so you are spoilt for choice.

Gumbies are an ethical eco-friendly brand that keep things simple, so you can keep your family, friends and your tootsies warm and toastie this winter.

Pyjamas Forever

Now nothing says Christmas cosiness like a good set of cosy Pyjamas and the Glasgow local independent team over at Pyjamas Forever have you covered with their amazing Pyjama Subscription service.

Each month you receive a lovely care package that includes a pretty PJ set, an accessory such as this super cute candle, a treat provided from another local independent and a motivational note to keep you on those positive vibes.

A perfect way to gift a care package to family, friends or treat yourself to a cosy night in without the stress of having to trawl the shops, as these are delivered direct to your door.

Now you’re all wrapped up set the snug scene by popping on the kettle, fill up your hot water bottle, pour a cup of Hoogly tea and light those stunning candles to get those Christmas vibes.

Yankee Candles

A leader in the candle making industry, Yankee Candles have decided to bring us some magic for 2020 with a whole range of new and exciting candle combinations.

Gorgeous gift sets include a small jar candle themed with Unwrap the Magic and 3 cute votive candle minis, that have up to 15 hours of fragrance, with fabulous festive fragrance such as Singing Carols, Holiday Hearth and Surprise Snowfall.

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Festive Foodie Christmas Gift Guide 2020 #Review

Festive Foodie Christmas Gift Guide 2020 Review: November 2020 #Gifted

Christmas cosiness has arrived, as I have been sent these super samples to review, so sit back by the roaring log fire and be prepared to get merry while you browse these fabulous foodie gift ideas. 

Get the sticky tape and bows ready, as after seeing all these brilliant brands you will want to get everything all wrapped up for sure.

Sacla

Bring some of the Italian pizzazz into your home this Christmas, as the sensational Sacla brand have a range of gifts to suit everyone.

Including this delightful decorative Chess Design Extra Virgin Olive Oil 500ml by Lamante and a colourful Sacla Patterned Tea Towel.

This gorgeous Gold Unicorn Carousel Tin of Jellies 150g by Leone is a pretty perfect gift.  The Gluten Free Pasta Meal Selection Box provides everyone with a little bit of the Italian dolce vita lifestyle at home this Christmas season.

Real Food Hub

The Real Food Hub is a fabulously family run online market place offering you a range of fabulous foodie gifts from various retailers, so you are practically spoilt for choice. 

My Vegan Travels: Comfort Food inspired by Adventure Book by Jackie Kearney a 2011 MasterChef UK finalist is perfect for everyone not just the veggies.

The sensational Spice Kitchen 7 Loose Leaf Tea Gift Set, storage Tin Silk Sari Wrap and Tea Diffuser is a delightful gift for any tea lover. and perfect to keep warm during the winter months. 

Impressively the Real Food Hub also stock Hawkshead Relish, jams & chutneys so make sure you are fully stocked ready for the seasons celebrations.  

Prestige Hampers

No need to look any further for your hampers, as Prestige Hampers have a fabulous foodie range to suit all dietary needs such as Vegan and Gluten Free.

The Vegan Treats selection is a tasty trio of Joe&Stephs Salted Caramel Popcorn 32g perfect to hang on the tree, a bar of Dark Valley Chocolate 90g and Gourmet Gummies Keats Of London Festive Mix 150g.

This yummy Gluten Free Goodies hamper packed with treats such as  Elderflower Presse 25cl, Triple Choc Farmhouse Biscuits 150g, English Garden Breakfast Tea 20g, Tomato, Basil & Mozzarella Crisps 50g, Valley Confectionery Fudge 100g, Mrs Darlington Raspberry Jam 130g, Valley Chocolate Dark Chocolate & Raspberry Square 100g and Raspberry Creams 90g all presented in a lovely Kraft Hamper Tray is good enough for a place under anyone’s tree. 

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Christmas Gift Guide 2020 #Review

Christmas Gift Guide 2020 Review: November 2020 #Gifted

Yes, it is that time of year, the sleigh bells are ringing and you can almost hear Santas Ho, ho, ho, but don’t panic as he ‘s not fallen through the chimney just yet.!

Grab a mince pie, enjoy a glass of mulled wine or two, sit back and scroll your way through my Santa sack of super duper samples, that I have been sent to review, which will give you all some amazing Christmas gift ideas for all your fabulous family, friends and loved ones. 

Prezzybox

Make sure you deliver some moments of happiness to your family, friends & loved ones this festive season with Prezzybox.

There’s a whole array of exciting, entertaining and an eclectic mix of offerings so you will be spoilt for choice.

Why not send your man this Personalised Pale Ale set where you can personalise the pint glass with a name and includes some brilliant Brewdog Punk IPA cans.

Give the Prince fans what they want with this cool Purple Rain Prince Tea Towel made with 100% cotton, a must have gift for sure.  

Get your art on and get all creative with this gorgeous Glass Making Kit, a fab hobby and fun activity.  

Ellis Brigham 

There is nothing more exciting than a mountain adventure so give the gift of hiking this Christmas with the help of Ellis Brigham, an out of this world outdoor store with all you need to start some amazing adventures.

Ellis Brigham has both walk in stores and online shopping, so feel free to pop in store or alternatively shop online and have your hiking goodies delivered direct to your door.

Getting the right kit gives you the right start and the first thing to kit out is your feet.  Choose from a range of both Male and Female Walking shoes and boots such as the Mens Morrells and the Salomon Women’s Gortex.

Prepare for the cold snap, don’t get a cold head and make sure you have some warm head gear.  This North Face Peruvian Beanie is a great way to keep warm and look super cool in the process.

Pro Cook

Love to cook up a storm in the kitchen…me too, so why not gift some useful pots, pans and roasting trays this Christmas.

Pro Cook has been in the business for over twenty years and impressively is still owned and managed by one of the original founding family members offering you savings of up to 50% off other leading brands.

Bag a bargain with the 16cm Gourmet Steel Saucepan with lid, with silicone handles this is a good all rounder with a strain and pour design, so perfect for all that fun Christmas cooking

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Celebrate in Style with The Champagne and Gift Company #Review

Celebrate in Style with The Champagne and Gift Company Review: October 2020 #Gifted

Worried about finding the perfect gift for a special occasion? Not anymore, thanks to The Champagne & Gift Company’s new online service that offers a great selection of customised Champagne gifts for everyone and every occasion.  Bottles can be individually personalised to make an extra special gift that will be cherished for many years to come.

The Champagne & Gift Company aim to create the perfect Personalised Champagne themed gift, beautifully presented and wrapped. So whether it’s to say a special “Thank You” to clients or friends, or for a romantic occasion, anniversary or corporate event you can be sure that the delighted recipient will treasure your gift.

The Champagne & Gift Company also provides distinctive own label Champagne for companies and organisations and have created bottles for some of the world’s leading names.

Whether you are raising your company profile, launching a new product, hosting a corporate event or just thanking your clients,  Champagne branded with your organisation’s name and logo on the label is a most effective way to get your message across.

The company can tailor make to your requirements to personalise your bottles of fizz, so you can create memories with that personal touch.  They offer both alcoholic and non-alcoholic options so they have you covered.

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Shark Duoclean Cordless Upright with Powered Lift Away #Review

Shark Duoclean Cordless Upright with Powered Lift Away Review: December 2018

“Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell, Jingle Bell Rock” Yes it’s that time of the year again, where we hang out our stockings, send out invites to family and friends and prepare to party into the festive season.

Open fire roaring, festive musical melody’s playing, but before all that the house needs to be a cosy and clean home, but as Santa’s elves are all busy, get a festive helping hand from Shark, with their super duper easy to use Duo clean Cordless Upright with Powered Lift Away.

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Make a Splash this Festive Season with Simply Swim #Review

Make a splash this festive season with Simply Swim Review: November 2018

The fabulous festive season is approaching, yes, it’s nearly Christmassssss. So, it’s time to spread some Christmas cheer, and start thinking what gorgeous gifts Santa’s going to deliver for under my Christmas tree.

Make a Splash This Season, with Simply Swim, who stock a wide range of products brands, all just one easy click away.  Stocking at the ready, mince pies freshly baked for Santa, crunchy carrots for Rudolf and my Christmas Wish List in hand singing la, la,la…

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