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6 Tips To Save Money When Shopping For Gifts

Giving gifts, no matter what the occasion, is one of the best ways to show your love and appreciation for a loved one. Beyond good intentions, in many cases, you may find yourself in complex situations where you have to…

intu Metrocentre – new stores this Winter

intu’s Metrocentre opened in 1986 and has over 370 shops which occupy over 200,000 m2. Which made it the largest shopping centre at the time when it opened. A title it held until the opening of Westfield in Shepherd’s Bush…

Choosing personal Christmas gifts for her with Nomination

Gift giving is one of my most favourite things to do. I love the excitement of thinking of gifts that loved ones will enjoy opening. Just as much as the joy I get from shopping for them. With an imminent…

The impossible gift: Shopping for people that are hard to buy for

How many Decembers have you spent worrying about the impossible gift for the member of your family who has everything? Your friend who is really particular. Or a distant relative that you don’t really know. A wise Audrey Hepburn once…

Aldi vs Jo Malone | Save vs Splurge

You know I’m a lover of luxury. With my staples in my daily wardrobe being 95% Ralph Lauren. It’s quite easy to imagine that every outfit is curated with at least one designer piece. From Mulberry handbags to Louboutin heels…

Christmas Gift Guide: What to buy for the Alcohol Connoisseur

Over the last few years, Gin has become a really big deal. We attended the Gin Festival in Newcastle last year and this year celebrated National Gin Day as well as heading to a Gin Masterclass. Yes, it’s a real…

Christmas Gift Guide: What to buy the man who needs no more socks

They are notoriously hard to buy for aren’t they men? Then they complain when they end up with 365 pairs of socks with Garfield on or the days of the week. We don’t even know why we ladies bother, they…

Tips for buying a musical instrument

Born into rock and roll stock, my dad the most fantastic guitar player, I’ve been well versed in Yamaha instruments since I can remember. With a 9-year-old cousin who has an invested passion in all things musical we often find…

Black Friday Shopping Deals

You know I LOVE Black Friday, don’t you? If you’re reading this now, I’m living the Black Friday dream. In Vegas grabbing my own Black Friday deals. I’ve pulled together some of the best deals on the web that are…

The Body Shop | intu Metrocentre | New Product Launch

With new lines hitting stores imminently in the run-up to Christmas. It is inevitably a busy time for retailers looking to maximise on the Christmas excess. We headed along to The Body Shop’s intu Metrocentre event in partnership with The…