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Welcome to our blog. We'll be posting the best gift ideas that we come across and also general chit chat about gift selecting. If you are not familiar with GiftGen, it is a gift suggestion website. You just select a price range, age range and gender to get hundreds of gift ideas. Click here to try it!

Monday, 12 December 2016

Drum Kit Playmat

This Drum Kit Playmat is perfect for that creative little boy you know. 3+ Years. Currently reduced to £14.99 at Smyths Toys

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Personalised OS Map

How about a custom OS map for that 'outdoorsy' person you know? It is centred on their postcode, and has a custom front cover with your own text and photo.
ordnancesurvey.co.uk/shop/custom-made-maps.html

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Gel A Peel - Deluxe Kit

Girls can create their own unique jewellery with 'gel-a-peel'. The deluxe set is on offer at Smyths Toys (at £19.99). Also available at Amazon & Toys R Us.

BE AWARE: The reviews on Smyths Toys and Amazon are VERY POSITIVE, but Toys R Us has two NEGATIVE ones.

Monday, 28 November 2016

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Amazon Fire Tablet

The Amazon 7" Fire Tablet is currently on sale for only £29.99 from Amazon or Argos. Reviews suggest that it makes an ideal first tablet, or for younger ones (not that we'd encourage very young kids to stare at screens). Note: They may put the price back up after Black Friday (tomorrow).

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Eco Paper Pot Maker

Perfect for the planet friendly gardener in your life - the Eco Paper Pot Maker allows them to put old newspapers (or junk mail) to good use. At around £15, they can be found at various retailers, and many garden centres. Try ethicalsuperstore, notonthehighstreet and amazon.

Monday, 14 November 2016

Top toys for Christmas 2016 announced

The Toy Retailers Association has announced the top toys for Christmas 2016. Amongst old stalwarts like Lego, Hot Wheels, Star Wars & Nerf, are a couple of newer brands like Shopkins & Paw Patrol. Completely 'out of the blue' are Hatchimals, and silly sausage (a bop-it' type game). The full list is here - http://www.toyretailersassociation.co.uk/dreamtoys/2016/top12 

Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Record Album Frames

Know someone who still has their vinyl albums? How about getting them a 12"x12" frame specifically for records. The Works currently has them at £5. But they are even in Poundland at the moment, so they make a great budget gift idea.

Friday, 4 November 2016

Extreme Sport Wall Decals

Teenage boys can be very difficult to buy for. So when we came across these cool extreme sport decals, we thought we better let you know! Here's a selection from Etsy, They have plenty more designs, and they cost around £12-£25

Wednesday, 2 November 2016

GiftGen app launches FREE on Microsoft Store.

We've now launched a GiftGen app on the Microsoft app store, and it's FREE!

If you're on a windows phone, or windows 10 PC, find it here - GiftGen on Microsoft Store

Ratings and reviews would be appreciated!

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Disco Party Bulb

Turn your room light or lamp into a rotating disco light!
Spinning multi-coloured LED lights to get the party started.
Just plug into your standard bayonet bulb socket and step back!
Available from geniegadgets.com, prezzybox.com and iwantoneofthose.com

Friday, 21 October 2016

Affordable Virtual Reality Headset

Experience virtually reality games, shows, news, experiences and short films without blowing the budget! This smartphone Virtual Reality Headset can be found at firebox.com.

Monday, 17 October 2016

Very Cute Hedgehog Doorstop

How about this character filled cute hedgehog doorstop as a present? This fun design will prop up your door and create a welcoming feel in any room. Available from lauraashley.com

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Cash Stash Key Ring

Never run out of money again!

This clever capsule has a special cash clip inside to wrap an emergency note around.

Check it out here - Cash Stash Key Ring

Thursday, 6 October 2016

Butterfly In A Jar

"My Butterfly" Jar is a realistic butterfly toy that flutters around in a jar!

Just tap the jar to activate the butterfly's realistic action.

(3 AAA batteries included)

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Laser Keyboard And Powerbank

This Laser Keyboard And Powerbank is great for a gadget mad person. It does cost £70 though, so they'll have to be a good little boy or girl to deserve it!

Monday, 19 September 2016

Monday, 12 September 2016

App Controlled Playbulb Candle

Colour-changing mood light candle, controlled by your smartphone. Smart sensors allow you to blow it out just like a candle. Embedded scent diffuser to inject a little aromatic ambience. Suitable for Indoor and outdoor use. 

Wednesday, 4 May 2016

It's May the 4th be with you day - NEW - PERSONALISED Star Wars Adventure Book!

As it's May the 4th (may the force), we thought we'd shout about this fantastic new gift idea -


Your child (or brother or dad or mate ;-)) get's to star in the first star wars story along side han solo and luke skywalker. click here for more info