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Teen Gift List for Girls

I have two Teenage girls (and a boy, but I’ll write about him later) and I really don’t know what to get them for Christmas. Thankfully there are lots of teen gift lists to browse and I hope that I can include some ideas here that not only my girls will like but you will feel inspired too.

Teen Girls Gift Guide

Emma from Emma and 3 has written a fabulous guide of teen and tween gifts which I know my girls would be really happy with. One thing she mentions is a journal and I generally buy my girls a journal every year.

Teen girls also love a bit of pampering and I love this pampering pack from Avon which contains everything from bubble bath to face masks.

Pyjamas are always an easy choice. You can choose something plain, pretty or go for a favourite character or theme. I particularly like these Disney Villains pjs from Character.

lady wearing disney villians pyjamas in grey and black
Disney Villains pyjamas from Character.com

Books are always a good choice, especially if you know what they like reading. A Harry Potter fan for instance gives you loads of options. If you are not sure though, you can always opt for something more generic like the Guinness Book of Records (my teen has one of these every year) or even something inspiring like this fab book, Be Happy Be You. You can read my review here.

Technology

My girls have a switch and have asked for a retro game this year, Super Mario 3D All Stars. A new game is always a good option if you know what sort they like playing.

You can find a list of games over on Rainbows are Too Beautiful which may give you more inspiration.

When you get to technology though you can end up spending a small fortune. My girls had new tablets last year and this year they are having a new computer between them (only when they’ve cleaned their room) but I’ve been given a voucher to buy one so it’s not costing me too much. I can’t believe how desktop computers have sky rocketed in price, it’s probably because laptops and tablets are more popular now. You don’t have to spend a fortune when it comes to tech. though. All kids love a new pair of headphones or earphones.

blue headphones

I think I may be ready to start Christmas shopping now, how about you? Do you have teens to buy for?

Do you remember what your favourite gift was when you were a teen?

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15% off Mothers Day Chocolate from Cadburys

Cadburys Chocolate make fabulous Mothers Day gifts and this post is highlighting some of them.

I am an affiliate for Cadburys so my links, if you choose to use them, will earn me a little money with no extra cost to you. Thank you in advance for your support.

As I live near Bournville, and Cadbury World I do have a particular love of Cadbury Chocolate..and I’m lucky enough to be able to visit the Cadbury World shop whenever I wish. However, if you can’t get there you can always buy in the shops or take advantage of the wonderful offers online.

Personalised Chocolate Bars for Mothers Day

Cadburys are currently offering a fabulous 15% off their personalised bars for for Mothers Day. All you have to do is enter the code ToMyMum at the checkout.

mothers day personalised chocolate bar

You can put on whatever text you want and even add a photo if you wish. If you want to you can even add an extra message on the back of the bar. Make it personal and your Mum will love it I’m sure.

When I was little my Dad used to take me to the shop to buy my Mum her a bar of chocolate and I used to decorate the bar with stickers. How wonderful I would have found this offer back then.

Other Mothers Day Gifts

There is so much more you can buy for Mothers Day from Cadburys. Here are a few of my favourite picks.

Mother's Day Treasure Box
Treasure Box £10

A great affordable Mother’s Day chocolate gift! NEW Roses To My Mum gift box alongside a Dairy Milk Bar with an ‘Love you Mum’ sleeve. Made extra special with all your favourite bars wrapped in a Cadbury purple organza gift bag with ribbon.

Cadbury ‘To My Mum’ gift box filled with a Cadbury Dairy Milk 200g bar in a special ‘To My Mum sleeve alongside a Cadbury Dairy Milk heart emoji milk pour mug and bars.Send a chocolate gift you know will be loved- there’s a glass and half in everyone!

You know they will love our Cadbury chocolate and fizz basket filled with all your Cadbury favourites. This beautiful hamper delivers Cadbury chocolate love with a celebratory bottle of Prosecco.

A luxury chocolate hamper of Cadbury chocolate and wines, beautifully presented in an 16″ chocolate brown wicker basket. A stunning hamper basket sure to make an impression full of chocolate surprises with wonderful red and white wine! The perfect luxury gift to show your appreciation.

See my Mothers Day picks from Etsy.

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Mother’s Day Gift Sets from Avon

I am an Avon Representative and this post will include links to my Avon Store which you can shop from anywhere in the UK. Today, I am featuring some lovely Avon Gift sets for Mother’s Day. I appreciate all my customers and offer plenty of competitions and free gifts. Please check out my Avon Facebook page for lots more information.

Mother’s Day Pamper Pack Gift set from Avon

The Lily & Rose Mother’s Day Pamper Pack

Only £10 for all these treats

Pamper pack gift from Avon

Treat your leading lady to a selection of our bestselling body essentials for the head-to-toe pampering she deserves. 

Includes: 

  • Soft Musk Body Powder 40g. 
  • Lily & Gardenia Spritz 100ml.
  • White Lily Bubble Bath 500ml. 
  • Rosewater & Shea Butter Hand Cream 75ml. 
  • Lily & Apple Hand Soap 250ml. 
  • Rose Bath Oil 150ml. 
  • Lily & Apple Shower Creme 250ml.
  • Rosewater & Shea Butter Body Lotion 400ml.

Encanto Fascinating Gift Set

You can buy this gift for £22.50

encanto avon gift set

Enjoy the gorgeous perfume oils of bergamot, jade flower & cashmere wood which’ll leave your skin feeling soft and smelling gorgeous.

Comes in a beautifully giftable box.

Includes:

Hand Cream 30ml

Eau de Toilette 50ml

Body Spritz 100ml

Body Lotion 250ml

Bath Oil 100ml

Mother’s Day Fashion Gifts from Avon

Panda Pjs

Buy these lovely pjs for £14 from size 8 – 22

panda pjs

Meet the beary special PJs you need in your life. Our Panda PJs are the cutest kids on the block and guaranteed to help you snuggle in for a good night’s sleep! – 100% cotton – Cuffed leg – Glitter detail on top

How to wear me:

Get your PJs on, find your favourite slippers and drift off to he land of nod!

Chenille Slipper Mules

You can get these gorgeous soft slippers for just £8 in sizes 3 to 8

slipper mules

Kick off your heels and slide your feet into these super-soft Chenille Slipper Mules ready for the perfect night on the sofa. 

How to wear me:

Keep your toes toasty during the day or snuggle in with your favourite PJs during the evening.

Product info:

Chenille with faux-fur trim.

Accessory Gifts from Avon

This lovely Lipsy bag is just £18

lipsy bag

This goes-with-anything black Lipsy Chain Detail Tote Bag is tote-ally the one you’ve been searching for. With its sleek black style and luxury gold-tone chain detailing, it’s the perfect addition to your handbag collection.

• Approx. 33cm x 25cm x 13cm
• Made from PVC with a polyester lining and features grab handles and an adjustable cross body strap
• Has a main zip closure, and internal zipped and slip pockets for all your essentials

How to wear me:

Your latest wardrobe staple can be kept safely and stylishly attached to you with its cross body strap, which can be easily removed for an evening look.

Radley Rosabel Watch Gift Set

This is a real special treat, currently £60 reduced from £80.

Radely Rosabel set

Get your paws on this designer Radley Rosabel Watch Gift Set this Christmas, which comes ready to wrap in a gorgeous branded gift box.

How to wear me:

With its gorgeous navy design, silver-tone batons and hands, and adorable scotty dog charm, it makes the perfect gift… if you can bear to give it away!

Product info:

Stainless steel watch features an adjustable genuine leather strap (15-19.8cm) and a replaceable battery. Includes a white bronze-plated adjustable bracelet set with a cubic zirconia stone. Comes with a 2 year warranty for your peace of mind

Akantha Active Watch

A lovely blend of technology and fashion, this beautiful smart watch is only £27

Akantha watch gift

Smart meets style with our Active Watch, a perfect blend of technology and fashion.  Its touchscreen display can’t cook you a healthy dinner or force you to go to the gym but it can do all of this: count steps, track calories, monitor sleep, text alerts, call notifications – oh and tell the time!

How to wear me:

With black and blush straps to choose from we’ve got an active watch for everyone and it’s stylish enough to wear even if it’s not a gym day.

Product info:

Connects to your Apple or Android phone using Bluetooth, just download the App from the App Store or Google Play. Touchscreen with a silicone strap that adjusts between approx. 16.5cam and 21.5cm. Rechargeable lithium battery and USB cable.

Jewellery Gift from Avon

Natalie Charm Necklace

choose your charms! This silver plated necklace is only £6

natalie necklace

Feeling sentimental? Our gorgeous Natalie Charm Necklace makes the perfect gift for a loved one, or a special treat for yourself. The hardest decision is whether to choose the heart, star or moon charm. 

  • Heart – Family is the circle of strength and love.
  • Moon – I love you to the moon and back.
  • Star – Good friends are like stars – you don’t have to see them to know they are there.

How to wear me:

Add a touch of charming style to any outfit, Pair with the matching Natalie Charm Bracelet for the perfect sentimental duo. Product info: Silver-plated necklace with charm. For adult use only. Not intended for children.

Maribel Necklace

Such a pretty silver plated pave puppy necklace only £4.50

silver plated puppy necklace

This silver-plated cutie will make a charming companion! Longline silver-plated necklace with pavé moveable puppy pendant.

Product info:

Approx. 61cm + 9cm extension chain. Adults only, not suitable for children.

Thanks for reading, don’t forget to check out my Avon Store and Facebook page for more gift sets and so much more information and competitions.

Don’t forget to enter my Fabulous Beauty Box competition.

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My Chronically Ill Gift List

This is my chronically ill gift list that I’ve put together to give people ideas of the type of gifts that people who are ill may appreciate.

I suffer from chronic pain in my back and legs, I hurt when cold, I am a wheelchair user and I don’t get out of my home a lot because of my condition. So here are the things I would love the most.

Something to Wear

Clothing is always a good gift, if you don’t want to worry to much about sizing then I’m pretty sure that scarves, gloves and socks are a good idea. If you have some idea of size then a nice pair of pyjamas or a dressing gown. Slippers are also a good buy if you have some idea of the shoe size. Although with slippers you can generally get away with Small, Medium or Large. I get through about five pairs of slippers a year, so they would be very welcome.

I have very cold feet so I’m always happy with socks or slipper socks, the brighter the better. I love these slipper socks from The Sock Shop

reindeer slipper socks

Hobbies

If you know a person’s hobby then buying them anything they can use will be a big bonus and I’m sure they will love it. This can be anything from paint, pens, pads, craft supplies, or if you are buying for me then wool. I can’t get enough of the stuff, ask my family! Better still, buy wool with a pattern to crochet or knit, like this lovely blanket from Deramores.

Pill Organiser

Someone who needs a lot of medication will need to keep it organized. I would love something like these pill organisers from Etsy to keep my medication safe and ready to take.

butterfly decorated pill organiser

Books and Magazines

Reading is a great way of chilling out, whether you are just getting ingrossed in a novel or learning something new. There are so many books to please just about everyone. Try the gift finder at Waterstones.

Christmas gift finder waterstones

If you can’t think of a book they would like then how about a magazine subscription. They make a great gift and you can buy a six or twelve month subscription. I love my crochet magazine subscription but I’ve also enjoyed cookery magazines, and I know plenty that would love the new Seven Worlds One Planet magazines.

magazine subscription

Candles

There is nothing I like more than having a candle burning while at home. It makes the room smell nice and helps to make me feel relaxed. At Candles Direct they have a huge assortment of lovely candles, including Yankee candles. They also have some lovely gifts including bath and body products and vegan friendly gifts.

yankee candle tree

Mindfulness Gifts

A lot of chronically ill people turn to mindfulness to help them. It may be that they enjoy mediation or yoga, or colouring books. LSW Mind Cards are a new product which are designed to make you become more mindful. Each day select a card at random and take the action stated on the card. Building the habit of making positive choices each day will help you lead a more fulfilling and happier life. The box is attractive and would make a lovely gift.

I hope you have enjoyed my little gift guide and that it has given you some ideas for gifts for that person you may know that is suffering from a chronic illness, or even a temporary illness. We all need a little pampering sometimes. Emma also has a fantastic list of gifts that let someone know you are thinking of them over on her blog Emma and 3 here.

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See another of my gift lists here.

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Christmas with Avon – Stocking Fillers

Over the next few days I’m going to be bringing you some great Christmas gift ideas from Avon and today I’m starting with Stocking fillers. From less than £2 you can find a perfect little treat.

As you know I am an Avon representative and you can find my online store by clicking through. https://www.avon.uk.com/store/annesweet

You can purchase any of these items from my store from anywhere in the UK, postage is free if you order over £20 or just £3.50 for express delivery. I will receive commission on all sales but it won’t cost you any more. Please enjoy this little Christmas gift selection I’ve put together for you.

Stocking Fillers

Avon do a selection of Llama related goodies like these gorgeous slipper socks.

Llama slipper socks £6

This Jolly Holly Berry Bauble is so cute, you can also get one in Merry Little Plum

Jolly Holly Berry Bath and body wash £1.50

How about a super glam initial necklace, This is the Tiarra necklace and it’s so sparkly. Of course you can choose with ever initial you would like for your recipient, or why not treat yourself for just £5?

tiarra necklace
tiarra necklace £5 each

Rose tone clutch case manicure set, so pretty, and we all like pretty nails.

Manicure set
Seasonal Manicure set £5

These lovely little bracelets come in shimmering gold, pretty blush and sparkling silver.

Peyton bracelet
Payton Bracelet £5 each

Get festive with this eco-friendly, bamboo coffee mug featuring Christmas print. It’s perfect for all of your pumpkin lattes and hot chocolates!

travel mug
travel mug £6

Make him laugh this Christmas with our Penguin Novelty Boxers. They’re the perfect stocking filler for the man in your life.

penguin boxers
Penguin Novelty boxers £5

See anything you like? Pop on over to my store for loads more https://www.avon.uk.com/store/annesweet and thanks for your support x


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Father’s Day Chocolate Treats and Competition

I’m a huge fan of Cadbury’s Chocolate, it might have something to do with living just five minutes away from the original Cadbury Factory in Bournville. As it’s nearly Father’s Day Cadbury’s are offering you the chance to win a personalised 850g bar of Dairy Milk just by filling in this form.

Here are a few of my favourite Cadbury Gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s Day Chocolate Gift £27.50

Father's Day chocolate gift from Cadburys


A great Father’s Day chocolate gift with our Father’s Day Toblerone and Cadbury chocolates. Dairy Milk Bar with No1. Dad sleeve and a Milk Toblerone Bar with special ‘To My Hero’ sleeve. A great combination of large Dairy Milk Bar, Eclairs, Wine Gums, Cadbury Boost Bag and Cadbury Twirl Bites in a Cadbury Gift Box! Surprise your Dad with their favourite BIG chocolate in a Cadbury gift box.

Cadburys Heroes Treasure Box £10

Father's Day chocolate gift from Cadburys

A great gift to send to your hero! Our Cadbury Heroes Treasure Box gift box has a great selection of your favourite Cadbury chocolate bars including Dairy Milk bars.

Cadburys Chocolate and Corgi Model Gift Set £20

Father's Day chocolate gift from Cadburys

Limited edition Dairy Milk Corgi vehicles and delicious Dairy Milk and Bournville chocolate in a Cadbury gift box. A Dairy Milk bar with a NO.1 Dad cardboard gift sleeve alongside a Corgi Dairy Milk Tanker and a classic Dairy Milk Mini. A great gift for any Cadbury fan who collects Corgi – special edition die cast models.

Cadbury Bars and Beers Hamper £22

Father's Day chocolate gift from Cadburys

Send a fantastic gift of Hambleton’s Ales award winning micro brewery beer with a variety of the nation’s favourite Cadbury Dairy Milk bars. Cadbury Dairy Milk’s top chocolate bars with British brewed beer.

Maynards Bassetts Sports Mix Carton £3.29

Father's Day chocolate gift from Cadburys

Maynards Bassetts Maynards Sports Mixture in a gift carton, a longer lasting fuller-flavour gummy sweet. Made with natural colours.

Green and Blacks Organic Connoisseur Collection £14.99

Father's Day chocolate gift from Cadburys

Green & Black’s Organic Connoisseur Collection – A selection of unique Green & Black’s bars. Taste is at the heart of everything we do, but don’t just take our word for it. We are proud that our organic collection has won multiple awards at the Academy of Chocolate and Great Taste Awards. We are proud to be the chocolate of choice for many celebrity chefs, the Organic collection is perfect for those who enjoy intense flavours in their chocolate. The chocolate box includes the Tasting Wheel to help you get the perfect pairing with your food and drink. This impressive collection of Green & Black’s chocolate will make a beautiful gift.

Maynards Bassetts Liquorice Allsorts £3.29

Father's Day chocolate gift from Cadburys

Maynards Bassett’s Liquorice Allsorts in a handy 400g carton makes a wonderful gift for friends and family alike. Filled with Maynards Bassett’s Liquorice Allsorts sweets. One too many, and you might turn Bertie….

You can find these and loads more ideas for gifts at the Cadbury Online Gift Shop.

Please note that I am an affiliate for Cadburys gift shop and any purchases you make will not cost you any extra but may earn me a few extra pence. Thanks for your support.

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