Christmas Gift Guide 2018

Christmas tree

Looking to shop local or buy gifts that are reusuable and practical but with some added Christmas sparkle? Look no more! I have been on the hunt for a range of gift ideas to suit the whole family, and have rounded up my favourites for your perusal here:  

Buckley London

Buckley LondonUK based manufacturer of high street costume jewellery, Buckley London have a range of products for a range of budgets. You won’t believe how much this bauble is! Check out our thoughts on it here.  


Coin Reward Charts

Flamingo coin reward chartReward charts are brilliant and go down a treat with our boys. Don’t stop at building rewards for the children in your life though. These clever coin charts can be used for savings too, so are perfect for all ages. Read our thoughts here.  


Crafty Kestrel

Noel Robin - Crafty KestrelLooking for a handmade keepsake? These knitted beauties will be sure to bring a smile to the faces of loved ones. Take a closer look and read what I made of the robin that we were sent here.  


Emma Lord Photography

Emma Lord Photo bagEmma has set up an Etsy store where you can get your hands on more of her beautiful prints on products or as pieces of art. We’ve been taking a look at a couple of her gorgeous bags. Read on for further details.  


Estarer Laptop Backpack

Estarer laptop bag zipsDon’t overlook practical gifts for your loved ones. This fabulous backpack is smart and has so many little pockets it’s easy to get your work life organised whilst on the go. Check out what we’ve made of it here.  



GreaterSkies close upI reviewed this gorgeous print earlier in the year, and I think a personalised star map would make an amazing gift to someone special this Christmas. Plus you can print your chosen map yourself, meaning that you could chose to have it on to a diary for the year ahead too, or perhaps a mug. Read on!  


Hopping Hare Candles

Hopping Hare Candle ChristmasIf you read my blog on a regular basis or follow me on social media you’ll know how much I love Hopping Hare Candles. Take a look at some of the options that I think your gift list needs this Christmas.  


Micro Trike

Micro Trike footWe’ve been checking out the Micro Trike this year and have loved using it! It’s lightweight but surprisingly sturdy. The Loud One really enjoys having a ride on it. Read more here.  


Panda Post

Panda Post ChristmasLooking to gently encourage your little one to read whilst making it fun and not applying any pressure? Take a look at our thoughts on Panda Post!  



Posterlounge wall artThere are so many products on offer at Posterlounge. Read on to find out more about the latest artwork that we’ve been enjoying.  


Sparks and Daughters

Sparks and Daughters apronThere’s something for every member of the family on this site. Take a closer look at one of their fabulous aprons here.  


The Spice Pioneer

Spices - The Spice PioneerDo you have a chef in your midst? They’re sure to love receiving gift boxes from this company who even have play list suggestions to set the mood for the meal! Read on to see what we’ve been cooking. 


Yippee Adventures

Yippee AdventuresWho doesn’t love to go on an adventure with their little one? These boxes add loads of creativity and fun and are perfect for spending quality time together exploring. Read on to find out what we all thought, and see what we created! 



I do hope that you find a perfect gift for your loved ones here. They are all personal recommendations of products that I would love to give or to receive. Seasons greetings to you all!


This post is linked up with:

Mix It Up Hooks and Dragons


15th November 2018


I love yippee adventures.

Those panda post are so cute.

Great ideas – love the coins saving thing. #anythinggoes

It’s inspiring my boys to save which I’m really happy about!

There are some great gift ideas here. I love the look of the coin reward chart and the yippee adventures. #AnythingGoes

Thank you. They’re both great gifts!

This is a very diverse list. I love to shop with Etsy! Such cute things. #anythigngoes

It’s a great place for gifts!

Really lovely mix of ideas and what fun to be reading so many gift guides right now #AnythingGoes

Thank you! I’m thoroughly enjoying reading the range of guides.

I love gifts with photos on, bags, placemats, etc. i think they’re so much fun and make a great gift #triumphanttales

I agree, they make lovely gifts 🙂

So many fab ideas here! It really is starting to feel festive now! Maria xx #TriumphantTales

I’m starting to get excited already! 🙂 xx

I love the coin chart – you can see it growing and growing – only yesterday Ben was shoving them down my top as that’s where his nan stores them – perhaps this can stop him doing this hahaha. The kestrel is also cute for those who love teddies!
Thank you for sharing this with us at #TriumphantTales. I hope to see you back next week!

Haha, bless him! Yes, it’s a great way to reward and encourage saving 🙂

Some lovely ideas there! I have vowed to start the dreaded Christmas shopping this week – aaagh!! I love the spice pioneer – that is a fantastic idea for my brother-in-law. Right down his alley. Oh I just wish I had it all done already! #blogstravaganza

I’m doing mine a little bit at a time to keep things calm 😉

I particularly love the look of that coin reward chart. Might go a long way with my boy! #Blogstravaganza

It’s really good fun! They love checking to see how they’re doing too x

Brilliant choices, I love the idea of the coin reward chart, such a visual way of doing and seeing what they are moving towards #blogstravaganza

Definitely. It’s a great way for all three of my boys to see how much they are earning and learn about the value of the coins that they are putting in. It’s working very well!

some super ideas and really from the heart. my middle boy would love the coin reward chart #Blogstravaganza

Thank you. I love everything on this list which is why I am sharing them all. The coin saver is brilliant! Really well made and great stencil detail too 🙂 xx

Some really lovely ideas, I really want to get (at least) one of the star skies pictures when we decorate our bedroom I love them! #Blogstravaganza

It is stunning. I love mine! X

Lovely selection of gifts. I like the night sky picture and the coin saver my son would love X Blogstravaganza

Thank you. My boys are loving the coin saver! X

Lots of lovely ideas and great reviews. Very helpful that you’ve catered for all ages, thank you! X

You’re welcome! Thank you for your input 🙂 xx

I think you have some great ideas. I love scented candles and the panda post is so cute!

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