If you’re struggling with what to buy that special someone this Christmas, take a look at our highlights of the very best buys that are guaranteed to put a smile on her face…
Love Lux Dreamer Jumper
Style up her wardrobe with this super snuggly statement Dreamer jumper from Love Lux. With an embroidered colourful rainbow design that injects a little fun, this eye-catching jumper makes a delightful and very practical gift. Priced £60 from www.loveluxlondon.com
The Little Box of Happiness
Spread a little happiness, especially during current times with this cute box that gives the gift of a trio of essential oils based on the power of aromatherapy. The roller balls – Shine Bright, Creative Space and Happy Vibes – are placed on the pulse points for an uplifting boost and promote confidence, joy and brightness for the day ahead. Priced £13.45 from www.tisserand.com
Warners Christmas Cake Gin
Gin and Christmas cake? Not everyone’s favourite flavour combination, but an intriguing one that actually hits the spot. Popping open a bottle, it has all the aroma of a bottled Christmas cake featuring notes of chocolate with the all important festive fruits and spices including dried orange, cherries, cinnamon and nutmeg. Served perfectly over ice or can be mixed with coke or orange juice. Priced £38 from Ocado.
Secrets of the Snow
The festive season often provides a great opportunity to get stuck into a good book. This addictive read from Emma Heatherington is a heart warming romantic tale that traverses loss and love from the small Irish village of Ballybray. Fall in love with the characters that will keep you in suspense right until the last page, a delightful read. Priced £7.99 from Amazon.
Dr. PawPaw Lip Balm Christmas Gift set
A fantastic stocking filler, this gift contains three lip balms and tints containing natural pawpaw perfect to help combat the effects of winter weather on the face. The multi-purpose formula hydrates and nourishes lips and contains healing ingredients making them effective for soothing dry and cracked skin. The unique triangular shape can also be hung on the tree! Priced £9.99 from Waitrose.
Woo Hoo 2021 – Bring on the Awesome! Family Calendar
In hope that 2021 will cause rise for better use of a calendar than the current year, this family calendar is perfectly apt for hopes of an awesome year ahead. With five columns for each month and handy pockets to store reminders, it’s ideal to keep the whole family on schedule and coordinate a busy household. Priced £9.99 from www.danilo.com.
Tim Peake Limitless
This autobiography from British astronaut, Tim Peake, is a fascinating insight into his diary and recordings from his 2015 mission to become the first Brit to visit the International Space Station. Pushing Tim’s own boundaries and offering up a personal insight in to the sacrifices he made to be a part of history, the book details his younger years to present day as a gripping read. Priced £10 from Amazon
Ophir Globe Glass Gift Pack
This one says winter warmer all over it. Featuring a bottle of London dry gin with spices from the traditional spice route, it’s a delicious blend of exotic spices paired with a hint of citrus for a distinct sweetness that can be enjoyed over ice or with a tonic. This beautiful set also includes an Ophir globe glass allowing no excuses not to tuck in right away! Priced £30 from Amazon.
When the winter gloves just don’t cut it any more, the Zippo hand warmer is a welcome electronic hand warmer to keep pinkies toasty. It’s simple one button use makes it easy to use, and it safely runs at a decent heat for six hours on a single charge, making it good for a week on the school run. Priced £21.95 from www.zippo.com
Google Nest Mini
Add a little music to mum’s world with this smart home control hub that can link to all the festive tunes from Spotify and YouTube with great sound quality. The device also includes Google Assistant for helpful reminders, weather updates and information on hand. Available in four gorgeous colours – chalk, charcoal, coral and sky, it’s compact and looks stylish in the home. Priced £49 from Google Store.
Gourmet Marshmallow Giant Christmas Cracker
Christmas is notorious with indulgence and this new oversized cracker is testament to this as it is filled with 40 pieces of gourmet marshmallows. All handmade, it is filled with four very ‘grown-up’ flavours – Raspberry, Salted Caramel, Gingerbread and Vanilla – made from premium ingredients. Festive flavours join the award-winning Raspberry, with a signature blend of spices and premium-sourced ingredients from across the globe for a succulent, melt in the mouth explosion. Priced £22.95 fromwww.belindaclark.co.uk
L’Occitane Almond Body Care Collection
Give the gift of beautifully smooth and nourished skin with this deluxe gift set. Featuring the wonderfully fragrant hero products from the popular Almond Collection, the pretty box is filled with the rich shower oil, thick moisturising milk concentrate, soap and the lightweight hand cream. Priced £49 from www.uk.loccitane.com
Yankee Candle Tea Light Delight Gift Set
For that scent of Christmas, this beautiful set features 24 festive fragranced tea lights that include the brand new 2020 scent – Unwrap the Magic. Unwrap the Magic is a sweet aroma with a spiced aromatic undertone that bursts with a striking scent that matches the excitement expected of Christmas morning. Priced £19.99 from www.yankeecandle.co.uk
Holiday Luxe Tile Pro
This handy Bluetooth tracker, Tile, has had a limited edition festive makeover this year with a brand new festive red design. The Tile Pro is a very compact keyring that can affix to your keys, slip inside a purse or hook onto a key chain to keep a track of your most prized possessions. Simply link to a phone and you can call the Tile helping you instantly reunite with any lost item. Priced £32.99 from www.thetileapp.com
Ted Baker Floral Bliss Hand Wash Duo Gift set
This year has been all about hand washing so treat mum’s hands to something special with this luxurious set that will leave hands clean and nourished. Taking inspiration for country gardens, it smells heavenly. Priced £19.99 from Boots.