5 great Lego sets for your children, and Husband this Christmas!

5 great Lego sets for your children, and Husband this Christmas!

5 great Lego sets for your children, and Husband this Christmas!

My family are definitely Lego enthusiasts! I would go so far as to say that I’m a bit of a Lego widow!

I don’t really mind as I think Lego is such an incredible toy for children. It builds fine motor skills, develops their imaginations.

It teaches perseverance and sets from the Lego City range create awareness and respect of role models such as the Fire Service, Police Force and other rescue servicemen.

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9 Christmas Gifts for Pre-School Girls

9 Christmas Gifts for Pre-School Girls

9 Christmas Gifts for Pre-School Girls

As a mamma of a little girl I have to really resist the swathes of pink and dolls every time I visit a toy shop.

I’m not against her playing with ‘Girls toys’ but sometimes the pink aisle is very overwhelming!

Luckily my daughter wants to be a fire woman and her favourite colour is blue so I think she knows her own mind anyway!

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7 Christmas Presents for Primary School Boys

7 Christmas Presents for Primary School Boys

7 Christmas Presents for Primary School Boys

Buying for children is always a balance between what they want; usually something noisy and plastic! What their friends are allowed, Xboxes, and the gifts you would like to give them!

Then throw in the over generous, well meaning relatives and no wonder we all get stressed about this time of year!

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Italian Christmas gifts for Food lovers!

Italian Christmas gifts for Food lovers!

Italian Christmas gifts for Food lovers!

Buying for a ‘Foodie’ is pure joy this time of year!

Although it comes with the added issue that you might be tempted to eat your gifts before Christmas Day arrives!

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Italian Christmas gifts for the Woman who loves a surprise!

Italian Christmas gifts for the Woman who loves a surprise!

Italian Christmas gifts for the Woman who loves a surprise!

I know I am one of those women who loves a great surprise gift at Christmas. Something unusual, well made, an item you are desperate to wear or use!

I also know I don’t like to leave the purchaser so completely to their own devices that the gift is, well disappointing! So this probably makes me and other women like me a bit of a disaster to buy for!

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7 Italian inspired Christmas gifts for Men

7 Italian inspired Christmas gifts for Men

7 Italian inspired Christmas gifts for Men

I have a Husband who is a bit of a scrooge! He’s not THAT into Christmas although he enjoys the eating part!

He comes from a family not big on gifts, and Italians I find are much less commercial than the UK when it comes to this celebration.

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