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  • Anniversary Gift Ideas

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    If you're looking for some anniversary ideas, you've come to the right place, we have put some ideas together for you.

    1st and 5th years Luxury Message in a Bottle - £20.00  |  Couple Monogram Cushions - £35.00

    5th and 10th yearsOak Photo Keepsake Box with Floral Frame - £39.99 |   I Heart Teddy in a Tin - £19.99

    15th and 20th years

  • Questions You Can Only Ask Your Dad...

     

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    We all have those questions we can only ask our Dad’s, and they usually start with “can you…?” Or “how do you…?”  Some questions are you just asking for stuff, others require a little bit of “Dad know-how” for example “how do you change a car tyre” or “how do I put up a shelf” or “can you put this shelf up for me, Dad?”

    Here are some more classic examples of questions you can only ask your Dad, questions that we have all probably asked our dads from time to time…

    1. Can you lend me a tenner?
    2. Can you give me a lift to…?
    3. Can you check the oil in my car?
    4. Dad there’s a leak from the shower/bath/kitchen sink… can you take a look?
    5. Dad what can I get Mum for your Birthday/Mother’s Day/ Christmas?
    6. How long would it take to get to...? (because dad’s just know this kind of thing)
    7. What’s better a … or …?
    8. Can you help me put together this flat-pack furniture?
    9. What’s the best way to get to…?
  • Father’s Day – How to Make Your Dad Feel Special!

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    Father’s day is all about making your Dad feel like a very special guy. So with this in mind here are a few ideas, to help you achieve the ultimate Father’s Day experience. It’s worth remembering that you don’t have to spend the earth to do this.

    So here’s a few tips:

    1. Try your hand at making a homemade card – going to the effort of creating something that’s one of a kind.
    2. Tickets to an event that you know they’ll love, whether it’s a football game (don’t forget the pie at half time!) Or perhaps a comedy gig.
    3. Get a personalised gift – going the extra mile with a personalised gift. From Mugs to cufflinks the possibilities are endless.
    4. It could be that you ask your Dad what he'd  love to do on Father’s Day – it might be that he’d love to just spend the day with you.
    5. Take him out for some nice nosh! And let him pick where he’d like to go, and make sure it’s on you!
  • Classic Dad Jokes

    Father's Day - Classic Dad Jokes

    In the spirit of Father's Day, we thought we'd take a look at the classic dad joke, and what makes it great. They’re a mixture of funny and not so funny. And they don’t often get a laugh they mostly get the slightly annoyed or embarrassed “Daaaaaaaaaaaaad” response.

    Here are some classic dad jokes:

    1. What's the difference between a poorly dressed man on a tricycle and a well-dressed man on a bicycle? Attire.

    2. What do you call a fish with no eyes? A fshhhh.

    3. "I'll call you later." Don't call me later, call me Dad.

    4. "Dad, I'm hungry." Hello, Hungry. I'm Dad.

    5. To a pizza delivery person: "Hey, you wanna pizza me?!"

    They just keep getting better and better….

    6. A ham sandwich walks into a bar and orders a beer. Bartender says, ‘Sorry we don’t serve food here.

    7. “Me: ‘Hey, I was thinking…
’ My dad: ‘I thought I smelled something burning.’

    8. Two peanuts were walking down the street. One was a salted.

    9. Two pears on a table. Dad picks one up and says: they’re not a pair anymore

    10. Two guys walk into a bar, the third one ducks.

    What are your favourite dad joke is? Let us know on our Facebook page! 

  • 10 Lies Your Mum Told You When You Were Little

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    Remember this classic little lie “eat your carrots, they will help you to see in the dark?” That’s the kind of thing we have all heard as kids. One of the best ones has to be “we’ll see” it’s not even a full lie, it’s a simple yet very effective way of way dodging an outright no. That also goes for “because I said so” another timely classic, that never seems to disappear from generation to generation.

    Here are some more lies you may have heard as a kid…

    1. They don’t sell replacement batteries for that toy
    2. If the ice cream truck is playing music it means they ran out of ice cream
    3. The dog/ rabbit/ hamster/ cat went to live on the farm
    4. We’ll come back later and buy it
    5. I saw that because I have eyes in the back of my head
    6. Santa won’t come if you don’t go to bed
    7. If you cross your eyes they will stay like that
    8. I’m leaving without you!
    9. We’re almost there!
    10. I never would have done that when I was your age [insert parent woe story here]

    What are your favourite little lies your parents told you as a kid? Let us know on our Facebook page! 

  • It's Coffee Time!

    To celebrate International Coffee Day we have put together a few facts that you might not know.

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