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!

Sunday 13 November 2022

Top toys for Christmas 2022 announced

The Toy Retailers Association has announced the top toys for Christmas 2022.

The list features Barbie Cutie Revel, Pokemon Elite Trainer Box, Gabby's Dollhouse, Heroes of Goo Hit Zu, Jiggly Pets Gigi The Giraffe, Little Live Pets, Squishmallows and more. The official list is here - toyretailersassociation.co.uk/dreamtoys/2022/top12

Tuesday 7 December 2021

Top toys for Christmas 2021 announced

The Toy Retailers Association has announced the top toys for Christmas 2021.

The list features Gassy Gus, L.O.L. Surprise, Jurassic World Slash 'n Battle Scorpios Rex, Magic Mixies , Star Wars Lego, Bluey Family Home Playset, Barbie Dreamtopia Rainbow Magic Mermaid, Paw Patrol Transforming Vehicle and more. The official list is here - toyretailersassociation.co.uk/dreamtoys/2021/top12

Monday 18 October 2021

Chicco Foxy

Chicco Foxy plays calm music & projects light. A perfect present for a baby. Try Currys, kiddies-kingdom.com & ebay.

Sunday 13 December 2020

Make a Christmas Tea Tree

This super cheap Christmas present idea looks very effective, and with 20 individually wrapped teabags costing as little as 75p at Tesco, won't hit your pocket. There are instructions here - Make a Christmas Tea Tree (thirstyfortea.com)  You can make the cone out of cardboard (e.g. cereal box). There are also various videos of how to make them on youtube here - https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Make+a+Christmas+Tea+Tree

Friday 4 December 2020

Squeakee The Balloon Dog

Squeakee is an interactive balloon dog that does tricks with sounds. You can even 'pop' him and pump him back up with the supplied 'pump'. Great fun for kids of all ages! Available at Argos, The Entertainer, Very

Thursday 19 November 2020

Top toys for Christmas 2020 announced

The Toy Retailers Association has announced the top toys for Christmas 2020.
The list features L.O.L. Surprise Fashion Dolls, Laser Battle Hunters, LEGO® Super Mario, Star Wars The Mandalorian The Child, Peppa Pig Shopping Centre, Barbie 3-in-1 DreamCamper, Paw Patrol Dino Rescue Dino Patroller and more. The official list is here - toyretailersassociation.co.uk/dreamtoys/2020/top12

Monday 16 November 2020

Zoom with an Owl!

During these strange "stay at home" times, here's a great gift idea for an animal lover - An Online Meet and Greet with Birds of Prey! Available at buyagift.co.uk and redletterdays.co.uk

Sunday 25 October 2020

Handpan Steel Drums

Interesting idea for a talented person with rhythm. Prices range from £30 all the way up to £1,600! Try Etsy , Amazon or Ebay