With the end of term approaching now is the time to start thinking how you can thank your child's teacher! An article, in the Mail Online recently caught our attention which included some interesting facts about buying gifts for teachers. It's hard to believe that teachers now receive end of term gifts worth around £77 million! Parents now spend between £10-£20 on buying a present for their child's teacher. A great many parents said whilst they thought their child's teacher deserved a present almost half admitted that they felt pressured into having to buy a gift.
We love to celebrate the true gift of new life at Smart Gifts... the birth of a beautiful new baby ♥
Isn’t it funny how easily we are mesmerised by the presence of a Baby. You know the feeling – you’re shopping and getting a bit antsy in the queue that just isn’t moving and your parking is running out grhh! But then that gorgeous little cutesy catches your eye as the proud glowing new mum joins the line. Suddenly you’re transported off somewhere pink or blue and fluffy, you can’t help but smile and your heart melts away all your worries. And then the little angel (devil) starts crying bringing you back to reality with a thump Ha! Seriously though, Babies bring so much joy to this world and truly enrich our lives in every possible way. Could you imagine the world without them, rather impossible really as there wouldn’t be one!
Our exclusive range of gifts, designed especially for Father's Day, means you won't need to trawl the high street to find a super treat for Dad! Discover some of the best Food and Drink Gifts for Dad right here!
We understand the importance of sending a thoughtful message to someone you love when they're not feeling their best. Often the gift itself is secondary to the message. But suddenly trying to express a few uplifting words of comfort seems challenging! We understand how important it is to say something which will make them feel instantly better.
In today’s technological World it is so quick and easy sending a kind message to a friend or loved one with a few words of comfort. With so many channels of communication; Facebook, WhatsApp, Email etc, is there any excuse not to? Communication is the essence of human experience, but despite the ease with which we can send a message, it’s more meaningful to send a handwritten note or card.
Popcorn chicken is the perfect party food! Or when you are super hungry and need something extremely tasty to satisfy those tastebuds! Easy to make and not so bad on the healthy front considering you are deep frying at home so know exactly how much oil you are using. A good tip is to use kitchen paper towel to absorb excess oil. You'd be surprised how many calories this saves!
There are so many beautiful birthday cakes available. If you have the task of choosing the cake for a surprise birthday party, or need to find a beautiful centrepiece for the party table, where do you start? It needn't be that difficult since there are so many different designs/themes to choose from. All you need to think about is matching the right design to the personality of the person you are celebrating.
Spring is a wonderful Season to have a wedding because it is a time of rebirth. The Spring season brings with it bloom and rest after the harsh Winter that precedes it. The rivers start to flow again and life crawls out of the caves and homes. Any time of the year would be good for a wedding but Spring is ideal for many reasons. Here's 5 Great Reasons to organise your wedding for Spring...