Following my £10 gift idea round up last week, here is my £20 round up.
Engraved Silver Star Paperweight – 1st Christmas
Will make a lovely personalised gift and a unique way to commemorate their very first festive season. You can personalise the star with the recipient’s name, creating a long lasting keepsake that they’ll keep close to their heart in the years to come. This beautiful silver plated star is engraved with a stylish snowflake design and features the words “1st Christmas”. It’s a wonderful memento for a little one. Each star measures approx 11cm(w). Your message will be engraved on the star face. At Gettingpersonal.co.uk for £16.99.
Microwavable Cream Cozy-Boots
So less than two months to go before the big day and I have rounded up a whole load of present ideas all for under £10.
This stylish Real Sterling Silver Natalia heart necklace is a perfect example of elegant simplicity. The highly polished heart section contrasts beautifully with the DiamonFlash® Cubic Zirconia stones. Complete with an 18″ link chain, and Rhodium finish, a member of the Platinum family, for added luxury. This is gorgeous to wear and great as a gift at £9. Features are: Real Sterling Silver, DiamonFlash® Cubic Zirconia, and length: 22mm.
The Shana Real Sterling Silver Earrings made with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS are absolutely stunning. The soft curvature of the design, and …
In Sainsbury’s today, they had Glade Discreet refills for £2 each. Normally they are anything from £2.80 – £3.00, so I stocked up.
I do like this air freshener as it smells good and is….discreet. I prefer it to overwhelming plug-ins, spray or shriveled up gel air freshener. It lasts up to 60 days and we have one in the hall and another in the lounge. I bought the refills for the two Glade Discreet Decor units I have, as they just blend in easily. There are another three types of base unit that you can choose from, including a plug in. Here are the flavours of refill I bought (clean linen and Bali sandalwood and jasmine) and my actual unit.
I also bought 14 cards for a whopping £2. I nipped into the Card …
So have you got your tree up and your Christmas decorations? I have and lots of outside lights too. If you haven’t started or thought about it, don’t despair.
Here are some great tips and ideas on decorating your tree and Christmas table for less this year.
- A box of crackers can be purchased for a very reasonable price and act as a great addition to any tree. Rest them on branches evenly around your tree and when Christmas is over they can either go into storage or be pulled when the tree is taken down to continue the Christmas spirit into January.
- Large ribbon doesn’t just have to be used at the top of the tree. It also looks great tied in big elegant bows on individual branches as an alternative to tinsel.
So who better to give tips to save money before Christmas? As well as me, of course ;-), there are plenty of firms out there that earn money from saving consumers money.
I like these tips from money saving specialist Gareth Robinson who heads up www.discountvouchers.co.uk, a site that offers discount vouchers and impartial money saving advice. Here are his top 8 tips on how to save cash in time for Christmas Day, with of course, a few of my own comments.
1. Go online
Get into the mind-set that you don’t need to pay full price for anything. If you see something you want, note the brand, the name, the barcode – then get online and search until you find it online somewhere cheaper. You may find a free delivery code, or a …
As a follow up to my post on Christmas gifts for under £10, I thought I’d do a specific bargain make up present post.
There were a lot of items on offer, but these are my favourites. And for you lucky readers, for 10% off site-wide at Xtras.co.uk, here’s a code: PROMO10 and this is going to be valid until at least 31/03/2014 :-).
Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Lash Extending Mascara RRP £19.40, but grab it for £9.99. Here’s the blurb…Elizabeth Arden’s first ever mascara, infused with ceramide triple complex technology to help lengthen, define and revitalise lashes, whilst keeping them healthy for a full fan of lashes around your eyes.
W7 Tool Kit Eyeshadow Blush Makeup Palette Gift Set, £4.99: W7’s Tool Kit does exactly what it says on the tin! A sleek and …