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Mother’s Day Gift List

Mother’s Day 2019 is on March 31st.

Here is a comprehensive list of gifts to please all sorts of Mum’s. I’ve spent hours compiling this list for you and the links are all affiliate links. It will not cost you any extra to click through these links but if you go on to purchase something I will earn a few extra pennies for my new wheelchair fund. So, a big thank you from me x

Thorntons

Thorntons are a great place to start, you can have your chocolate personalised if you wish to make it extra special. Here are just 3 of the gifts available, two are under £10 so perfect for the kiddies to buy!

Thorntons chocolate heart £8
Thortons Box of Chocolates £7
Thorntons yellow roses and chocolates £50

Cadburys

Cadburys offer some lovely selections especially for Mum, priced at £10, £20 and £30…perfect for every budget.

Cadburys Treasure Box £10
Cadburys chocolate Hamper and Fizz £30
Cadburys Mothers Day Chocolate £20

Pressy Box

Looking for something a little different or special, then Pressy Box has literally hundreds of fabulous products to choose from. You’ll be sure to find something that your Mum would love. Here are a small pick of my favourites.

From You to Me Book £11.99
Gin and Tonic Bathing Gel £8.99
Eyezone Massager £9.99
Collagin £34.95

Candles

I love candles, they add atmosphere as well as a beautiful scent to your home. I could have a hundred candles and it still wouldn’t be enough. Candles Direct are the place to go for all things candle and they have some great prices too.

Yankee Candle, Floral Candy -large £19.99
Gold and Peal Wax Burner £14.24

Etsy

You Can’t beat a look around Etsy if you want to find something really special for your Mum, from handmade to personalised and a whole lot more.

wooden box personalised
Personalised Mother’s Day Memory Box £34.95
Mum’s Knitting Bag £12.95
Bath Salt Pamper Basket £23.00
Sunshine Drop Ear rings £20

John Lewis

John Lewis have a lovely selection of gifts, including things you wouldn’t normally think of.

Gin Gift Box £50
Strictly Come Dancing Board Game £15.99
a shopper bag with flowers
Ted Baker Annacon Elegant Print Shopper Bag £30
an orange purse decorated with zebras
Sara Miller Zebra Purse £12.00

Flowers

How about sending Mum a gorgeous bunch of flowers through the post. You can even add chocolates or teddy bears as well as other gifts and cards.

Roses with chocolates £22.99
Spring Supreme with Chocolates £19

I hope you have enjoyed my list and found it useful. Let me know in the comments what you would like to buy your Mum for Mother’s Day, or what you would like to receive yourself.

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Free Crochet Patterns for kid’s Scarfs

I love crochet and scarfs are my most favourite thing to make. They are often really simple and quick to make and are great to make as gifts.

In this post I’m featuring some fabulous free patterns for kid’s scarfs. I’m not going to list them as girl’s and boy’s because who cares, kid’s will wear what they want. But these are super cute and most are real easy to make.

Rainbow hearts and fluffy clouds.

This scarf is super cute and colourful. Any child would be happy to wear a lovely scarf like this.

a rainbow coloured scarf with a heart on one end and a cloud on the other
Rainbow, heart and fluffy cloud scarf from Crafty is Cool

Pom Pom Scarf

What kids doesn’t love pom poms. This scarf is adorable, and would look good in whatever colourway you chose for it.

a kids' scarf in purple. pink and white with matching pom poms on each end
Pom Pom scarf from Skein and Hook

Harry Potter Scarf

Now this one should be really popular, there are a lot of Harry Potter fans out there who would like a scarf like this.

A Harry Potter scarf in stripes of crimson and gold and with tassles at the ends
Harry Potter Scarf from Knotted Mom

Unicorn Scarf

Unicorns are very popular at the moment so I’m sure any child would be happy to be seen snuggled up with a unicorn scarf.

a white scarf with a unicorn head at one end and legs and tails at the other, the horn, paws and tail are all in a contrasting purple wool
Unicorn Scarf from Semi Sweet Crafter

Lego Brick Scarf

Kids love bricks, that’s a fact, and this scarf is a perfect winter warmer for all brick lovers big or small.

Lego Brick Scarf from Cool Creativity

If you loved this post but would like to see patterns for adult scarfs please see my previous post here.

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Crochet Scarf Patterns for Adults

Crochet is a perfect hobby when you are stuck at home a lot. I love new projects and scarfs are so easy and quick to make. I especially love when you can make one in a couple of days, it gives a great sense of satisfaction.

Here are a few crochet Scarf patterns that I have found.

Women’s Scarfs

This one is really easy, perfect for a beginner.

Simple Scarf

This gorgeous scarf can be used as a Spring scarf or shoulder wrap. It’s so pretty don’t you think?

Strawberry Patch Convertible Scarf

The Waffle stitch is one of my favourites and it’s a lot easier than it looks.

Waffle Stitch Scarf

Infinity scarfs are just great for keeping you warm and I love the pattern on this cluster stitch scarf.

Cluster Stitch Infinity Scarf

Men’s Scarfs

With easy stitches and chunky wool, this scarf is quick to make and perfect for a man.

Every Man Scarf from Fibre Flux

This scarf looks warm and snug for those extra cold days

brown warm crocheted men's scarf
Burly Tweed Man’s Scarf from The Good Life

This striped scarf is one I wouldn’t mind borrowing from my Man

Red scarf with a white strip and a grey strip inside the white stripe.
Vertical Stripe Scarf from Eating Out Loud

Check out my next post for kid’s scarfs

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Christmas Shopping – gifts for Him

It’s November already and Christmas is just around the corner. Christmas shopping no longer has to be the dreaded drudge through crowds trying to find that perfect gift for everyone. Shopping from home has never been easier.

Prezzy Box is a fantastic online store for buying presents. Everything is categorised and easy to find. You’ll find all sorts of gifts to suit all sorts of budgets. With Prezzy Box a lot of the hard work is already done for you.

Today I’m looking at Christmas Gifts for HIM, whether it’s your Husband, Dad, Grandad, Nephew or Son, there is so much to choose from at Prezzy Box.

Prezzy Box Gifts for Him

Dear Dad From You to Me Book £12.99 

Premium Shoe Cleaning Kit £24.99

Personalised Beer Pack of 3 £19.99

Men’s Well Groomed Gift Set £21.99

gifts Collage

John Lewis and Partners

There are some wonderful gifts for Men available from John Lewis and Partners, again at a wide price range to suit all budgets. Here are a few of my top picks.

Fitbit Charge 3, Health and Fitness Tracker £129.99

Nextbase Dash Cam 312GW, 1080p HD, with Wi-Fi & GPS £99.00

Happy Socks Retro Holiday Christmas Socks Singing Gift Box, One Size, Pack of 3, Multi £29.95

Stackers Wallet, Black £25.00

JL Collage

Chocolates and Sweets

Most men like a tasty treat or two at Christmas time. Here is my selection of chocolates and sweets for those with a sweet tooth.

The Marshmallowist Blueberry & Gin Marshmallows, 120g £7.50

Cadbury Heroes Tub (660g) £8.59

Terry’s Chocolate Orange Gift Basket £35

Double Decked Selection Box

sweet Collage

Thanks for reading, I hope you have enjoyed my little shopping spree and I’ve given you a couple of ideas for Christmas presents that can be bought from the comfort of your settee. Please note that this post does contain affiliate links and if you buy anything you will not pay any extra but I may earn a few pennies. Thank you very much for your time and I hope to see you again soon.

Raisie Bay

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