• The 2023 BG Christmas Gift Guide: Books

    As last-minute gifts go, you can’t go far wrong with a book. Here are a few of 2023’s finest – on subjects as diverse as houseplants, magic, rainbows, fossils, brains and the night sky, with Harry Potter, Heartstopper and Christmas thrown in for good measure. Discover more pressie ideas in my other Christmas guides, including Advent Calendars, Stockings & Sacks,… READ MORE

    The 2023 BG Christmas Gift Guide: Books
  • The 2023 BG Christmas Gift Guide: Stocking Fillers

    It’s time for the big one – fifty, yes, fifty stocking fillers ranging from 30p up to £10. We’ve got badges, pencils, games, toys, smellies, jewellery, crafts – there’s something for all ages and interests. As usual, I’ve included a few items from each shop to make the postage costs worthwhile. Enjoy! Discover more pressie ideas in my other Christmas… READ MORE

    The 2023 BG Christmas Gift Guide: Stocking Fillers
  • The 2023 BG Christmas Gift Guide: Mamas & Papas

    Finally, grown ups get a go . Not much else to say, except that, if any of my family are  reading, I’d like the top two rows, please! Discover more pressie ideas in my other Christmas guides, including Advent Calendars, Stockings & Sacks, Pyjamas and Babies & Toddlers, Preschoolers and Reception, Age 6 to 9 and 10+. Stay tuned for… READ MORE

    The 2023 BG Christmas Gift Guide: Mamas & Papas
  • The 2023 BG Christmas Gift Guide: Age 10+

    Today it’s the turn of tweens and teens – age groups I know a bit about, having one of each myself, plus two teenage nieces. Money, vouchers and clothes are always popular, but also skincare/grooming sets (Cult Beauty is your friend), anything cosy or cute for their rooms, plus more advanced making sets are usually a hit. And, of course,… READ MORE

    The 2023 BG Christmas Gift Guide: Age 10+
  • The 2023 BG Christmas Gift Guide: Age 6 to 9

    Third up we have age six to nine – this is the time that children’s brains are like sponges, so games and skills kits (craft, science, baking) make brilliant gifts. I’ve also ransacked the Store Bambino Goodies stock cupboard for a stocking filler giveaway. Discover more pressie ideas in my other Christmas guides, including Advent Calendars, Stockings & Sacks, Pyjamas… READ MORE

    The 2023 BG Christmas Gift Guide: Age 6 to 9

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