It’s rapidly becoming that time of year again when girls and boys from the Catholic faith begin on the pathway to celebrating their First Holy Communion. People always tell us that buying gifts for this occasion can be so difficult especially for boys. You want to buy them something celebratory and meaningful but in this day and age [...]
My love of all things sweet and macaroon-y has lead me to find out that there is such a day as a National Macaroon Day and yes before you ask its in America! As only it could be. The Huffington Post says: “While Parisian macarons have gained a global following of [...]
Over the past two years I have become a bit of an afternoon tea fanatic. It all started when, after not knowing what to buy my mum for her birthday I decided to take her for afternoon tea to a gorgeous stately home up here in the North East ~ Wynard Hall. We both loved it and have [...]
I am so excited to write this post. The first I hope in a long line of posts about behind the scenes at Boutique To You and tips that might help other small online businesses.
The Daily Checklist
Just what does it involve? I think most people who don’t run [...]
With Valentine´s Day coming up it´s better to be prepared. Start looking for your romantic gift ideas now and then you won´t fall victim to the ´pressure buy´ scenario.
What is the ´pressure buy´ scenario I hear you ask?
Well it´s what we all fall into at the last minute [...]
Some people don’t count gifts for the home as gifts at all – my husband once received an ironing board for his birthday (not from me) and wasn’t too pleased, which is understandable! Useful and pretty gifts are hard to come by but with a little thought, and some thinking “outside the box”, there [...]
I was inspired to write this post by Joanne Dewberry and her blog. I came across her on facebook and she is a mine of information and very inspiring to lots and lots of people running their own small businesses. She recently wrote a post on her blog challenging people to [...]
No matter how modern a wedding you’re planning, we’re sure there’s one tradition you’ll be adhering to:
Something old, something new,
Something borrowed, something blue
And a sixpence in her shoe.
Even though the English lyric originated in Victorian times, its instruction had been followed [...]
We hear the phrase “It’s the thought that counts” but how many people actually take time to think about suitable birthday gift ideas for their nearest and dearest? It is all too easy to buy something nice but is it really appropriate? Some have a knack to buying the right [...]
Men always need some top fashion tips and none more so than when its their wedding day. Classic for a groom is the trend that never goes away so a black morning suit with striped trousers is always a good look with a shirt and waistcoat that matches the theme of the wedding. I [...]