How To Choose A More Meaningful Wedding Gift For The Happy Couple

If you aren’t in favour of stuffing a wad of cash in a card and if you are looking for wedding gift ideas, a more meaningful present for the newlyweds is a much more thoughtful avenue to explore.  And, no that doesn’t mean you have to buy them a sofa or a toaster! Chances are […]

Christmas gifts: What to get the person who has everything

With only a few days left until Christmas, despite our best intentions many of us will have left it to the last minute to think about what gifts to buy your nearest and dearest. With only a handful of shopping days left, most people have that one person whether it be a family member or […]

Getting your home ready for Autumn

As there are slight glimmers of Autumn and Winter in the air, as the air turns crisp and the leaves change colour it is a great opportunity to make simple tweaks to your homeware and house furnishings to reflect the new time of year. Very simple changes can be made in your home giving it a […]

Gift shopping whilst on vacation

Often the much welcomed Summer months are the perfect time to plan that well deserved break. Regardless of whether you are planning a vacation in Ireland or abroad, there are many benefits in buying that special gift while on vacation. Gift hunting whilst on vacation provides a great opportunity to search for the perfect present […]

Home Decor Gift Guide

The art of gift giving can be a tricky task. Speaking from experience taste can be such an individual thing. Too often housewarming gifts or homeware items given as presents can end up hidden in an attic gathering dust, only to be displayed when the gift- giver visits the home! The challenge to most people […]

The simple art of gift giving

The phrase gift giving makes the task seem a lot easier than it actually is. The actual art of gift giving can prove to be a stressful task. Regardless of whether its for a birthday, special occasion or wedding gift the task of gift giving can be fraught with unseen dangers. The first hurdle to […]

What to get the friend who has everything

It’s Christmas and the despite many of our best intentions and pre-planning the time is flying with just a few days till Christmas and only a handful of shopping days left. Whilst gift shopping for most people isn’t too difficult, there is often one person/friend on the list for whom getting the perfect gift can […]

Housewarming gift ideas

We all do it from time to time, be it something as transient as changing rented accommodation to the big step in buying and moving into ones first permanent home whether it be as single person, a couple, as newlyweds or as a family unit. Such a move and occasion often calls for a celebration […]

The art of Christmas gift giving…

Christmas is certainly in the air, shop windows are displaying their Christmas themed wares,  Christmas classic adverts from days gone by are starting to reappear and childrens’ Christmas wishlists with the latest must-have toys are appearing. As with Christmas comes Christmas gift giving. Whether it’s a kris kingle exchange at the office Christmas party a […]

Is moving home really that stressful?

It is thought that moving home is one of the most stressful things in one’s life that one can go through. In fact moving home is found to be the third most stressful event, followed by death and divorce. This poses the question, what makes moving home so stressful? Issues can occur with paperwork that […]