Engagement Party Gifts

An engagement announcement is such a happy occasion and such a life event should be celebrated with a party to mark this very special time in the couple’s lives. And with every engagement party celebration comes the inevitable task of deciding on a suitable engagement gift to purchase.  A simple but well thought out gift […]

Mother’s Day Gift Giving – Part 2

In our previous post we ran through the importance of acknowledging Mother’s Day and how it should be celebrated. In this post we will run through the numerous great gift ideas for mums to show our appreciation to our mums this Mother’s Day. There is the option of running with a typical gift or surprise […]

New Valentine’s Day Trends

Who says that you have to go down the conventional or traditional route for Valentine’s Day of getting your loved one a big bunch of roses or booking a table at the local restaurant in Dublin or nationwide.  Simple, fun yet practical gifts are a great way to give someone a gift that’s different.  Gift […]

Meadows and Byrne: budget shopping in January

After the excess of Christmas, January can seem like a slow time of year, a month spent recovering from the many parties, festivities and over-indulgences of the festive season. Not only are we slowly coming back to reality after two relaxing yet sometimes hectic weeks of family get-togethers, late nights and leisurely mornings, but our […]

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 […]