Put a smile on his face with one of these perfect gifts on Christmas morning. Less than £80 Philips OneBlade Pro Hybrid Trimmer and Shaver www.very.co.uk Brown Copper Look Watch www.riverisland.com MRN Lucky Dip Beard Kit John Lewis, £35www.johnlewis.com Less than £30 Game of Thrones Monopoly www.debenhams.com The Beer Garden Growing Gift www.notonthehighstreet.com Ralph Ribbed Scarf www.whitestuff.com Less than £10 Miniature Crazy Golf www.matalan.co.uk …and what’s Christmas without some socks? (bonus points if you disguise them as something exciting) 3 Pack of Socks www.tkmaxx.com … [Read more...] about 8 great Christmas gifts for him
Struggling for inspiration? Put a smile on her face on Christmas day with one of these great gift ideas. Over £100 GHD V Gold Classic Styler Very, £139www.very.co.uk Less than £100 YSL Mon Paris Eau de Toilette 50ml www.houseoffraser.co.uk Less tha £50 Vintage Lady Vanity Case www.johnlewis.com Ted Baker – Sully Daisy Stud Earring www.amara.com M&S COLLECTION BAG www.marksandspencer.com Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Oil Set Debenhams, £29www.debenhams.com Metallic Pom Pom Hat Oliver Bonas, £22www.oliverbonas.com Less than £10 Mirrored Jewellery Box www.tkmaxx.com … [Read more...] about 8 great Christmas gift ideas for her
Perfect as stocking fillers for any gin lovers, these mini bottles make ideal, purse-friendly gifts this Christmas. Darnley’s After opening their distillery in Fife earlier this year, Darnley’s Gin, owned by Fife’s Wemyss family, has launched a range of (newly re-branded) gins. The original, navy strength and spiced gins are now available to buy online in smaller 5cl and 20cl bottles, priced from £4.95. Kokoro Gin Picture: Kokoro Gin, supplied Kokoro Gin has launched a 20cl bottle of its unique Japanese-inspired London Dry Gin in time for the festive season. Harvey Nichols, is the first retailer to stock the new bottle size, which is available to buy now. The 20cl bottles have arrived only three months after the launch of Kokoro’s 5cl miniatures, and will make a perfect gift for any gin lover this Christmas. The gin’s core ingredient, sansho berries, are hand-picked and imported to the UK from the Afan Woodland, a sustainable forest in the Nagano … [Read more...] about Four of the best newly launched gin miniatures to try this Christmas
We set out to test the best Christmas puddings the supermarkets have to offer so you don’t have to – your waistband says ‘thank you’. From ultra boozy delights to alcohol free examples, here’s how we thought the major supermarkets* measured up. Lidl Deluxe 24 month Matured Xmas Pudding 907g, £11.99 ★★★★★ Co-op Irresistible Christmas Pudding 454g, £4.00. ★★★★ Aldi, Specially Selected Exquisite Vintage Pudding, 907g, £9.99. ★★★★ Sainsbury’s Cognac Laced 18 Month Matured Christmas Pudding, Taste the Difference 900g, £9.00. ★★★★ Asda Extra Special Luxury Christmas Pudding 907g, £6.50. ★★★ Waitrose 12 Month Matured Christmas Pudding 907g, £12.00. ★★★ M&S, Christmas pudding 6 month matured alcohol-free £4.00. ★★/★★★ Verdict Despite creditable showings … [Read more...] about Taste test: Which supermarket makes the best Christmas pudding?
‘Tis the season to be… stuffing our faces. Yes, Christmas is the one time of year we don’t have to feel guilty about what we eat (there’s always January to start the diet, right?) – so gather together family and friends and tuck right in. If you need inspiration for mouth-watering seasonal recipe ideas, then look no further – here are six of the best Christmas cookbooks. Christmas Cookies to Make and Bake by Ryland Peters & Small:£9.99, Ryland Peters & Small Ltd The Great British Bake Off Christmas by Lizzie Kamenetzky With Recipes From Bake Off Judges & Contestants, £20, BBC BooksWhip up tempting Christmas nibbles like Potato Blinis with Smoked Salmon, or Parmesan Palmiers, perfect for a party. Spice up your home – and get the kids involved too – with Stained Glass Tree Biscuits and a Raspberry and Cinnamon Christmas Wreath. For the main event, there is plenty of inspiration for tempting party nibbles or a … [Read more...] about 6 of 2017’s most delicious Christmas cookbooks