#apovgiftswap – Part 2

First off, a belated Merry Christmas to you all! I have been enjoying the festive season to the max, spending time with friends and family, eating(!) as well as decorating my first real tree. It's been nice to have a few days to catch up with myself and to reflect on the year too -…

MAC Haul – December 2015

So I know it's that time of year when I really should be buying prezzies for other people and totally overspending on them. The truth is, I've been pretty organised this year - ordering most of my gifts online and wrapping weeks in advance of the big day, so as a congratulatory move I decided…

27. Impossible to Buy For

For those of you who are stuck for ideas on what to buy for loved ones for Christmas this year don't despair! I have a fabulous business to share with you this week called Impossible to Buy For. Impossible to Buy For is a website suited to those who are totally stuck for gift ideas…

25. Miss Milly

My featured business this week is...Miss Milly! Miss Milly are a wholesale jewellery business that I came across when I attended Pure London last February. Launching in 2012, they have some stunning pieces which look like miniature pieces of art! Usually I'm not overly keen on large designs in jewellery unless I'm wearing a fairly…

24. Noah’s Ark & Crafts

My featured business this week is...Noah's Ark & Crafts! I found out about Noah's Ark & Crafts whilst in Southampton visiting a new boutique concept in which small businesses and individuals hire space to display their products for sale. I came across Noah's Ark & Crafts as one of these small businesses and absolutely loved…

#LoveMe Challenge – Day 17

Something that feeds your soul Acts of kindness, sharing and giving are all definite things that feed my soul. I like to motivate and inspire people. Through my current job I feel I inspire young people into looking into different career paths through different areas of study. I try and encourage them to think outside…

20. Alfie Moon Designs

This week my featured business is... Alfie Moon Designs! I came across Alfie Moon Designs on my Twitter feed this week when a fellow small business retweeted their cute designs. I instantly fell in love with Slouchy the Penguin, Pete the Panda and the Alfie and Tommy Moon cats! These designs are printed onto mugs,…

16. The Essential Bag Company

This week my featured business is... The Essential Bag Company! With the Royal Baby on the way I feel this week my featured business fits the theme quite nicely! The Essential Bag Company was set up by Alexis, a mother of one (with another on the way! Congratulations!) living in London, offering luxury gifts for…

8. The Spotted Zebra Company

This week our featured business of the week is…The Spotted Zebra Company! I chose The Spotted Zebra Company this week as they regularly appear on my Twitter feed with such cute gift ideas and accessories that I wanted to share with everyone! This week, with Valentine's Day fast approaching, I have tried to include a…

1. Hugo’s Workshop

This week our featured business of the week is..Hugo's Workshop! These bespoke, handmade, wooden frames are perfect for any occasion but are especially wonderful given as a wedding gift on anniversary present. These frames are offered in a variety of sizes in a range of finishes. The frames include optional text and there are a…