Monday, 16 December 2013

The Great Christmas Gift Guide, 2014

If, like me, you're busy buying gifts for family and friends and need a little inspiration.... behold, The Great Christmas Gift Guide, 2014 is here.

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I hope there is something for everyone in there! Best of all, this can be ordered online - so no more crowded shops, long queues or sore feet, just the comfort of your own sofa.

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The Diptyque Christmas candle - a stocking filler that makes your home smell of Christmas

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For any chilli lover, Da Bomb hot sauce is THE BOMB of all hot sauces. You can get it in Selfridges, Harvey Nichols and Amazon.

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My mother in law is a keen gardener, so for any green fingered friend, this personalized trug might come in handy

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Backbeat2 wireless earphones. Nothing is more awkward than getting tangled up mid lunge. Designed for the fitness fanatic, these are sweat-proof and allow you to take calls, watch films and listen to pumping beats while working out.

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Either way, this matt is perfect for a sister or girlfriend who likes a snooze or a yoga class

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Uniqlo men's jumpers, with cashmere and wool at very reasonable prices these are great for both boys and girls.

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If your mum is like mine, she loves a good bath. Who can blame her, she spends her days looking after my crazy family. These Jo Malone oils are a fantastic gift.

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Glamping! This summer I had a weekend glamping in yurts with my girlfriends - it was the best weekend ever. Log fires, cava, marshmallows and sleeping bags! Take inspiration from Canopy & Stars (comfortable camping) and this, is a tree tent (!) which you sleep in while dangling from a tree

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A curl up blanket, this shop has the best set of blankets and quilts to curl up in.

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This book is full of beautiful letters. I have a friend reading it at the moment, she reads one letter a day.

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Something to buy now and make for next year! Sloe Whiskey. My best friend has just told me about this... I cant wait to try it! And here is the ultimate kit to make it with.

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The Lonely Christmas tree a bedtime story to get the little nippers off to sleep before Santa arrives...

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Soft, gentle and lovely, these JoJo Maman Bebe comforters are used by my own niece and godson. Their mum swears by  them.

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The Alexandra McQueen scarf - will this ever go out of fashion?

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The BEST measuring cup by Anthropologi for the baker of the household

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For the teenager in the household, these rock. I had a pair when I was 13 and pleased to see them back in fashion.

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The coffee machine was a new arrival to our kitchen this year - it's been a real win. This one comes from John Lewis, but there are cheaper options here and here

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The Guardian have rounded up a list of Charity Christmas Gifts - why not give big?

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Every blogger is in need of a good diary... a portable charger and some followers

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The ULTIMATE tote - for school, uni, work, gym or school run

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I have a real thing for Bumble bees.

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