Protecting your tablet is important as they are such an integral part of our daily routine. There are masses of covers on the market but not as many personalised ones where you can choose exactly what you want and have it in the exact design you want. Claireabella at Toxic Fox are well known for their amazing personalised jute bags, one of which I got for my sister...

We all think that creating chocolate is easy, however the cultivation and processing to create heavenly handmade chocolate is an skill. Chocolat Chocolat since being opened in 1999 have captivated the art of the chocolatier using the finest Belgian chocolate brought from France by Isabelle, adding delights such as turkish hazelnuts, freeze dried raspberries, crystallised...

Hotel Chocolat have the festive season wrapped up with a magnificent array of chocolate gifts be it individual boxes or hampers, there is always a selection for friends and family to squabble over on Christmas Day. I was thrilled to be asked to review their Christmas Collection and couldn’t believe the diversity of new flavours they had in this beautiful bundle. Inside...

So there’s just two weeks to the big day and so you’re probably looking at buying your Christmas presents, food and other delights to furnish and indulge yourself with so I’ve put together a little guide as to my best buys that might help you decide what you want to splash the cash on. Lights: If you like minimal decoration and decide against a full Christmas...

More and more subscription boxes are popping up but it’s finding the best of the best that leads me to the quest to pick and write about the ones I find and are lucky enough to be subscribed to.  My latest find is the diverse and artisan collection, the Food Discovery Box. We scour the land from from Lands End to John O’Groats to bring you our ultimate food...

So it’s only 3 weeks to go until Christmas Day and hopefully you’re all hunting out the best bargains and buying some amazing stuff to keep them busy on the big day but if you are still thinking of things to buy, let me throw a couple of ideas your way and try to tempt you. Chocolate is always a fabulous present to buy someone, whether it’s a thank you, an I...

Generally our boys get the rough end of the deal at Christmas with either toiletries, socks, pants or pyjamas.  Notoriously guys are difficult to buy for as they’ve either got everything they need be it everything to do with football, golf, cricket or other sports, or they tell you that they don’t want anything.  I know growing up I noticed my Dad would never...

Sometimes you don’t want to get out of bed when you’re all warm and cosy as you’re just too comfortable to move. So don’t you wish that you could take your duvet with you and keep that warm snug feeling when you’re out and about? When Andy goes fishing he has to wear not only a jumper but a padded jacket and a body warmer just to keep the cold from chilling...

Another fabulous subscription box from JoggBox for November, and again we have some old favourites as well as an awesome “just for you” item which is worth more than the boxes monthly subscription!  They never fail to impress. This month we have: Halo Non Bio Sports Detergent Highs Energy Gels and Electrolytes Battle Oats: Dark Choc Chip Rude Health:...

We often talk about coffee on Us Two Friends.  It’s the only hot beverage apart from hot chocolate that Andy will drink so we always have plenty in the house.  Beans, pods, instant, flavoured, speciality, we tend to have a huge selection of coffees to choose from.  One that we’re loving at the moment is from the Big Cup, Little Cup range from the guys and girls...

I love receiving hampers for Christmas. They are the ultimate present for me because I love the idea of opening it up and seeing a multitude of goodies to share with my family. But when I receive a hamper that is just so elegant, I just have to tell everyone, much like the Lakeland Rydal Hamper that I received – it’s absolutely ravishing and has acquired...

I love presents.  Presents in the form of prizes make me squeal with delight.  But surprise ones are so much better, especially if my partner wins and I’m the recipient. So can you imagine being the winner of a break away during the festive season and surprising your loved one with it?  Well, if you’re lucky enough you could do just that! The Thistle...

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