Have you started you Christmas shopping yet? I bet some of you have already finished doing so, back in August! If you’re still looking for ideas for gifts this year, then take a look at my gift guide below.


Look at these gorgeous sand gold coloured headphones from Urbanista. Called Los Angeles they are the world’s first self-charging wireless headphones, powered by Powerfoyle™ solar cell material. They never stop charging when exposed to light and with just a press of a button you can activate Noise Cancelling or Ambient Sound modes. These are definitely on my Christmas list. Also available in midnight black.

Buy direct from Urbanista or alternatively, from Amazon.


Transformulas have launched an exclusive Christmas gift – The Skin Discovery Set. This powerhouse skin care duo is designed to reset your skin and deliver de-ageing results. Covering all your daily skin care needs for face and eyes, our supercharged, anti-ageing formulas are loaded with potent, active ingredients, antioxidants and sea marine extracts that work on a cellular level, addressing all the skin concerns that come with ageing, transforming skin within 30 days. 

The day and night creme, with continued use, helps skin look and feels firmer, fine lines and wrinkles are minimised and skin is more cushioned and softened. Ultra hydrating and rich in vitamins C & E. It also boosts collagen production.

The eye creme helps to lighten dark circles + improve signs of ageing by reducing lines and wrinkles. It also boosts lymphatic drainage & circulation 

Buy direct from Transformulas


Here’s a handy gift that’s perfect for anyone who enjoys making little DIY hacks and improvements around the home. The Home Hacks Kit from Sugru has an easy how-to guide that’s packed with 14 uniquely practical repair and creative projects and the most irresistibly useful multi-purpose mouldable glue.

Learn how to repair and decorate ceramics, make personalised gifts, a dishwasher fix, and the best drill-free tablet mount ever. Plus, crafty ideas and inventive ways to organise your home and transform the things you love into anything you can imagine.

Buy direct from Sugru or alternatively, from Amazon.


The BeautyworX have a range of skin and hair products which have been designed for all skin and hair types. Their 3 Step Skin Solution set comes complete with the HA Facial Cleanser, the Collagen Day Cream and the Retinol Night Recovery.

  • The Multifunctional Hyaluronic Acid Face Cleanser is a sulfate free, gentle facial cleanser that is formulated with plant based ingredients. It will  leave your skin soft, hydrated and moisturised.
  • The Collagen Boost Day Cream helps increase collagen, elastin production and visibly smoothes wrinkles.
  • The Retinol Recovery Night Cream helps to reduce the appearance of age spots, fine lines & wrinkles and has skin lifting properties .

Buy direct from The BeautyworX


Sassy Shop products are made, packed and wrapped in the UK. They have a good range of scents and to me they just smell so gorgeous. I like that they have a long lasting scent which keeps my home smelling nice, especially with a dog around the place.

The wax melt segments are just that, a wax disc with segments of scented wax that you can break off and place in your tea light wax melter or electric wax burner. They are so affordable too at around £3 a pack.

Also available from Sassy Shop is their new bath range of products like the whipped soap which is soft and creamy and can be used all over your body. leaving you smelling beautiful.

Buy direct from Sassy Shop Wax or alternatively, from Amazon.


CLCKR have come up with these handy phone cases with stand & grip for iPhone and Samsung S20 & S21 series phones The grip piece clicks out to form either a grip or a stand for your phone. Great to use when you’re on the go. For other makes of phone there is the universal stand & grip that you attach to the back of your phone.

Currently available to buy through Amazon.


Masks aren’t going way anytime soon and if you or someone you know, hasn’t invested in a decent re-useable, washable mask yet, then take a look at the various masks from AirpOp. Their entire range of masks has 2 way filtration. Every breath inward through AirpOp masks is >99% filtered of particles & droplets and importantly, every breath outward is filtered, just the same.

The Airpop Light SE is a good everyday mask that’s comfortable to wear for long periods of time. It has a cushioned TPU nose seal that supports easy positioning and doesn’t mist up your specs, if you wear them. The ergonomic wing design and adjustable ear loops deliver a custom fit for every face.

Available in black or white, you can buy direct from AIRPOP or alternatively, from Amazon.


Based on the Isle of Arran and inspired by nature and areas of the island. Arran Sense of Scotland have endeavoured to capture the true sense of Scotland in their products. A sprig of gorse, a breath of sea air and a pinch of seasoned wood. These elements combine to conjure vibrant, evocative scents that are uniquely Scottish, uniquely Arran. With water from their very own freshwater spring finding its way into each and every one of their products. Which are named after areas of the island like Machrie, Imachar, Lochranza & Glenashdale.

The Machrie Bath and Shower Gel combines essential oils of sea salt, labdanum, myrrh, clary, sage, patchouli and rockrose. The Imachar boxed saddle soap, with bergamot & honeysuckle, combines contrasting citrus accents of bergamot, mandarin and lime around a warm heart of clover, honeysuckle and rose. Items are available to buy individually of as gift sets.

Buy direct from Arran Sense of Scotland or alternatively, from Amazon


Shure’s AONIC 215 True Wireless Sound Isolating™ Earphones have the same low-profile design musicians use for in-ear monitoring on-stage. They provide unmatched sound, a secure fit, and enhanced performance. Built for music lovers, commuters and for working out. The true wireless earphones enhance Shure’s existing line of premium listening products and offer new and improved capabilities.

Buy direct from SHURE, or alternatively, from Amazon.


Here’s a gift that’s a little different. For that person you know that follows a diet plan or is maybe planning to do so in January. Or maybe even doing Veganuary. A Dietly snack box is full of yummy goodies. Such as protein balls, bars and shakes, hippeas, kombucha, and kimchi, to name a few (and depending on box type).

Whether you’re looking for Vegan, Keto, Paleo, Gluten Free, Gut Friendly or Organic they have just the box for you. Choose from a one-off box or subscription.

Buy direct from Dietly.


The snuggly lightweight reversible Fonz tube scarf by Fawler, in 3 colourways. Perfect for winter and being reversible he can mix and match to suit which jackets he’s wearing.

Buy direct from Trendhim.


I love a good planner and the Dodo doesn’t disappoint. It is a combination organiser (diary, doodles & messages) and is equally suitable for family use or personal use. Full of beautiful illustrations and fun facts with organiser and doodle space (you could even use this space to journal). You can read my full review of the Dodo Pad 2022 here.

Buy direct from Dodo or alternatively, from Amazon.


Fancy knitting yourself, or someone else, a super woolly bobble hat? Have a look at the Anybody Bobble Hat Craft Kit from Le Weekend. Super easy to knit with chunky wool, great for beginners or as a quick project for those more experienced. Comes in 2 colourways, mauve & grey or mustard & grey.

Buy direct from Le Weekend


For those that love a bit of history The National Museum of Computing has a number of interesting reads including The Bombe, The Machine That Defeated Enigma.

Buy direct from TNMOC.

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