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Deck the halls with boxes of chocolates! Celebrate Christmas with […]

Deck the halls with boxes of chocolates!

Celebrate Christmas with Lily O’Brien’s new festive and luxury range

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As a time for sharing and indulgence, nothing says Christmas like receiving a beautiful assortment of premium chocolates. To celebrate the festive season, Lily O’Brien’s, the luxury chocolatier, is creating a festive experience with its delectable range of quality chocolates.

Beautifully wrapped in cream and gold paper completed with a pink ribbon so you don’t have to worry about the finer decorative details, the 24 chocolates Petit Desserts Collection are the perfect gift this Christmas, with a wide range of indulgent flavours including Crème Brûlée, Key Limey Pie, Raspberry Infusion, Passion Fruit Posset, Banoffee Pie and Hazelnut Torte.

Petit Desserts Collection – RRP £6 available at Tesco

Alongside the already successful existing desserts range, Lily O’Brien’s is launching an exciting new collection of limited edition products, exclusively for Christmas. The range, complete with a decadent white and red packaging design includes:

Chocolates for the connoisseurs

Containing 40 chocolates ranging from Sticky Toffee, Simple Chocolate, Raspberry Crème, Winter Orange, Le Crunch Chocolat to Praline Perfection, the Deliciously Decadent Collection is the perfect gift for family and friends to enjoy. RRP £16.

The melt in your mouth Chocolate Connoisseur’s Christmas Collection is the ultimate festive inspired assortment. The collection includes 12 chocolates in five flavours, including Spiced Christmas Latte, Apple Cider Caramel, Hazelnut Cappuccino, Sea Salted Caramel and Festive Orange and Cinnamon. RRP, £9.

The Ultimate Chocolate Collection is a delectable range of Lily O’Brien’s finest chocolates. With 60 pieces of chocolate in 10 flavours, this assortment is the perfect gift for a dinner party host or loved one. Recipes including Caramel Macchito, Simply Chocolate, Lemon Meringue Pie, Chocolate Orange, Death by Chocolate, Le Crunch Chocolate, Praline Perfection, Hazelnut O’Brien, Raspberry Infusion and Himalayan Salted Caramel, the Lily O’Brien’s Ultimate Chocolate Collection is set to get you in the festive spirit this Christmas! RRP, £32.

cid:image009.jpg@01D33145.A4BA3ED0Indulge the senses with Lily O’Briens Winter Wonderland Collection. A scrumptious assortment of 12 recipes including: Festive Crème Brulee, Sticky Toffee, Caramel Macchiato, Simply Chocolate, Lemon Meringue Pie, Winter Orange, Dark Chocolate Ganache, Le Crunch Chocolate, Praline Perfection Banoffee, Raspberry Infusion and Passion Fruit. The perfect gift for Christmas, this fabulous assortment of 20 chocolates is presented in Christmas Wonderland box and available for RRP £12.

Indulgent stocking fillers

The Petit Indulgence Collection contains festive favourites such as Winter Orange, Sticky Toffee, Simply Chocolate, Le Crunch Chocolat and Praline Perfection – ideal for every Christmas occasion and it comes pre-gift wrapped! RRP£10.

The Festive Treats Collection; a 16-piece divine selection of two chocolates; Zesty Orange and Salted Caramel. This is the perfect gift for the more adventurous chocolate lovers in your life and is sure to be a fabulous addition to any coffee table this Christmas. RRP £9.

The 10-piece Petit Chocolate Indulgence Star assortment is a delicious collection of recipes including Sticky Toffee, Simply Chocolate, Raspberry Crème, Winter Orange Chocolate, Le Crunch Chocolate and Perfect Praline. Packaged in a beautiful keepsake star. RRP £7.80

Looking for something a little different this Christmas? look no further than Lily O’Brien’s Festive Crème Brulee tower. With a RRP of £5, the 10-piece tower is a rich marriage of cinnamon and Tahitian vanilla which makes a perfect ready-made gift.

The miniature Salted Caramel Christmas Tree containing 8 individually wrapped Lily O’Brien’s Sea Salted Caramel’s and complete with a hanging ribbon, is the perfect stocking filler this festive season! RRP £5.

Packaged within a miniature house, fit for a winter wonderland, the Festive Treats House contains 8 individually wrapped Festive Spiced Latte Chocolates with a RRP of £5.

The new Christmas range will be available in selected Waitrose and Debenhams stores or online at www.lilyobriens.co.uk from 1st October 2017.

CHRISTMAS MADE EASIER FOR ALL THE FAMILY Great presents for everyone, even the pets!

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Christmas isn’t far away so now is a great time to start thinking about gifts. With the whole family to buy for, including pets, there’s so much to do, but don’t worry, Christmas is always easier when you shop with JML!

We don’t just make your everyday easier, we make Christmas Day easier too! Whether you’re buying for clever cooks, DIY dads, pampered pets, or charged-up children, full of Christmas fun – JML has a range of presents, guaranteed to be perfect for all your loved ones, and a range of great festive products to bring the spirit of Christmas to your home.

For the Practical Parents The Copper Stone Pans £19.99-29.99 Cook up a storm this Christmas with Copper Stone Pans (£19.99-29.99 from www.JMLdirect.com). Through their ultra-non-stick technology, Copper Stone Pans reduce the need for fats and oils when cooking, providing unparalleled heat distribution, heating up fast and staying hotter for longer. Plus, the extremely tough, scratchresistant coating combined with a forged aluminium body and steel base means these pans are built to last.

For a style-conscious chef, the look of the pans is just as important as their usability on the hob. Copper Stone Pans are beautiful, professional and high-quality, making cooking a dream!

Tough Max Torch £19.99

Durable and resilient, the Tough Max Torch (£19.99 from www.JMLdirect.com) is perfect for the handyman or woman in your life. 14x brighter than other torches on the market, the Tough Max Torch has a zooming focus. So, you can have a wide, room-flooding light, or a narrow, concentrated spotlight for close-up tactical work.

Extremely versatile, the Tough Max Torch has five essential beam modes: ‘High’, ‘Medium’ and ‘Low’ to control brightness, plus a strobe light mode, and an ‘S.O.S’ Morse-code flashing signal in case of emergencies. Powerful and almost indestructible the Tough Max Torch is the perfect flashlight. For everyday use or extreme situations, it won’t let you down!

For your Leading Lady Miracle Bamboo Comfort Bra £19.99 Slipping into something a little more comfortable has never been easier this Christmas with Miracle Bamboo Comfort Bra (£19.99 from www.JMLdirect.com).

Miracle Bamboo Comfort Bra is made with silky-smooth bambooviscose fabric making it the perfect gift for those who are sick of fiddly straps, itchy materials and pinching wires. Plus, the removable pad inserts mean the wearer can alter the cup size whenever they like!

For Keeping the Kids Entertained Boppin’ Bugz £19.99

Boppin’ Bugz (£19.99, from www.JMLdirect.com) are the game of Christmas 2017! Bella the Beetle, Boris the Bookworm, and Fizz the Fly are a bunch of crazy critters who will create hours of endless fun for your little ones, chasing them around, trying to catch them to stop their crazy antics. With a motion sensor on their back, each Bug can detect movement to deviously dive, dodge and deny you the chance to give them a bop and make them stop. And, because they’re reacting to you, it means each chase is unique! When you finally manage to Bop your Bug, you’ve won! You get flashing lights, sound effects and music. Collect them all this Christmas… if you can catch them!

Wheely Bright £11.99-19.99 If your bike’s looking boring or your spokes aren’t very special, take a look at this!

Wheely Bright LED wheel lights (£11.99-19.99 from www.JMLdirect.com) will brighten up any bike, making you stand out from the crowd and more visible at night. Available in cool white, neon pink, vivid green and bikebright blue, Wheely Bright LED lights fix to the spokes of your wheels, adding personality and punch to your pedal-power, and turning your bike into a spinning, glowing, colourful light show! With Wheely Bright LED lights on your ride you’ll have the coolest, and safest bike on the streets!

For Creating your own Santa’s Grotto Star Shower Window Wonderland £79.99 Looking for something extra special to ‘WOW’ your neighbours this year? The Star Shower Window Wonderland (£79.99, from www.JMLdirect.com) is an amazing movie projector that turns your windows into stunning, cinematic displays! Just set up the projector and screen, select the built-in movie you want to play, and your home will instantly become a magical Christmas attraction!

From the outside, your friends and neighbours will see an incredible, high-resolution, live-action or animation movie of Santa, trains, puppies and more and your home will be the talk of the street- all from a single plug. Just switch it on and watch it play!

Star Shower Slideshow £59.99 Star Shower Slideshow (£59.99, from www.JMLdirect.com) is the brightest, most colourful way to illuminate your home, inside or out, for the holidays or any special occasion.

Star Shower Slideshow projects images of snowmen, presents, baubles, Christmas trees and all kinds of great festive illustrations, swirling and overlapping on the walls of your home.

With a choice of twelve slides in various holiday themes, you’ll never run out of fun for all your celebrations and festive occasions. Use outside in all weathers or, thanks to the indoor base, use it inside for exciting parties and holiday get-togethers.

Star Shower Laser Magic £69.99

Want to make a big impact with your Christmas decorations this year but don’t have the time or patience to string up fiddly lights? Star Shower Laser Magic (£69.99 from www.JMLdirect.com) is the laser light show that will make your neighbours go ‘wow’, projecting clear, bright festive images onto any wall. With sparkling stars and Santa Claus you’ll be the pride of your street and the talk of the party season.

For your Furry Friends True Touch £9.99

If you have a pet, you know how much pet hair can get everywhere – on carpets, soft furnishings and even in the car! True Touch (£9.99, www.JMLdirect.com) is a pet-friendly silicone glove that allows you to stroke and groom your pet at the same time.

So many pets hate being groomed, but True Touch allows you to stroke your cat or dog, and tidy up their fur at the same time. Sit, relax and pet your furry friend, but end up with all that loose fur, neatly collected by the palm of the True Touch glove, which you can peel off and throw away. No mess, no fuss and, most importantly of all, no stress to your furry companion. If you’re looking for a present perfect for your best pet pal, look no further!

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“I cannot tell you how good this service is! I got the card holder wallet and it arrived in 2 days, the quality was amazing! So many of the items they offer lend themselves really well to rugby related etching! The flask and wallet are just 2 exakples! what about the mobile phone voer, or laptop sheld, & watches! So much to choose from and terribly terribly attrctive gifts, especially at this time of year! ” InTouch Rugby, Lefestlye, Fitness, dating, Rugby & Training Editor.

Give the gift of personality this Christmas, with an exclusive etched product from cutting-edge gift hub, Etch’d.

Cornering the gifting market with their perfectly etched products – the founders of the brand were the kids who doodled on their pencil cases, and the uni-students who relished scribbling marginalia into their textbooks – Etch’d offer a plethora of must-have items, each one ready to find their own unique identity.

Using the very latest laser technology, Etch’d can etch onto almost any surface with any design possible. From thank you messages to names and initials, or photographs and images that you want immortalised onto your chosen product, Etch’d can do it all to make an extra-special, unforgettable gift.

Presenting something to suit all ages and every taste, Etch’d introduce their bestsellers for the festive season ahead.

Wooden Phone Case, from £20.

A bestselling product offered in numerous wood stains and phone styles, the sleek design and usability of this product make it an optimal gift. Suitable for all ages, in particular those who cannot live without their trusty handset, etch with a witty slogan or ‘return to sender’ details for a quirky present.

Wooden Watch, £55.

This Classic wristwatch with a wooden twist is a brilliant option for a vintage lover, or old-school devotee. Its case is made from solid Walnut, available in either black or brown, with a matching leather strap. Strong and durable, etch something meaningful to the back of the watch for a super-thoughtful gift.

Leather MacBook Sleeve, £20

For the freelance writer or tech addict who never leaves their laptop behind, this soft and supple leather sleeve not only protects, it looks stylish too. Made from split leather with a soft suede interior, etch with the receiver’s blog name, or company logo for a smart addition to their working day. An iPad version is also available.

Wooden Sunglasses, from £60.

Presenting a wide range of wooden styles to suit most faces and all seasons, these Wooden Sunglasses are perfect for year-round use. Fully equipped with polarised lenses to ensure the eyes are protected from the sun’s harmful rays, etch with the wearers favourite holiday destination or initials for an individual look.

Santa Treat Board, £30.

For the little people in your life who still revel in the mystical magic of Christmas and yearn for the pitter-patter of Santa every year, the Santa Tread Board is a must. A gift for all the family, that can be used time and time again, customise with names and dates to start a new holiday ritual.

Cork Travel Journal, £25.

An excellent gift for the adventurer in your life, this refillable cork bound journal is unique and durable, making it a traveller’s best friend. Complete with elastic fastening and a detachable feather charm, etch with the skyline of the next destination for a memorable keepsake.

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The 2018 Hear the World Calendar is the perfect meaningful gift for anyone who appreciates beautiful photography and wants to support disadvantaged children with hearing loss. www.hear-the-world.com

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Shawn Mendes, Alessia Cara, Sarah McLachlan, and actress, producer, and activist Priyanka Chopra and as well asother celebrities featured from theacting, music, and fashion world have posed for legendary musician Bryan Adams for the 2018 edition of this calendar. Their efforts are helping to raise global awareness of the importance of good hearing and hearing loss, with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting the Hear the World Foundation, a non-profit that aids disadvantaged people, particularly children, with hearing loss.

The stunning black and white portraits of the star-studded ambassadors striking the signature Hear the World pose – one hand behind the ear – conveys a strong emotion and brings you closer to helping children hear for the first time. This year’s twelve featured celebrities follow in the footsteps of over a hundred other stars who have supported the Hear the World Foundation over the past 10 years.

Founded in 2006, the Hear the World Foundation has given thousands of people with hearing loss the chance of a better life. The foundation, which has supported over 80 projects on all five continents,provides financial resources, donates hearing aids and audiological accessories, and trains project workers in audiology on site. To give you a better idea of the projects here’s an emotional video highlighting a recent project in Panama: www.hear-the-world.com/en/engagement/aid-projects/north-america/panama-giving-panamanian-children-the-gift-of-hearing

The $40 limited-edition 2018 Hear the World calendar is available for purchase here: www.hear-the-world.com/en/engagement/celebrity-ambassadors/order-calendar-2018

A smooth and silky Christmas with Amarula

September 2017: This Christmas, celebrate the festive season with the deliciously honeyed cream liqueur Amarula, available nationwide at Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Waitrose and Asda.

Distilled in South Africa and produced from the fruit of the Marula tree, Amarula is aged for two years in French oak barrels before being blended with the finest cream to create the caramel hued liqueur, delicately perfumed with the fruity notes of the exotic Marula fruit. Perfect served neat over ice, Amarula is also a versatile festive flavour, as a cocktail or indulgent dessert ingredient during the Christmas season.

The creative minds behind Amarula have designed a selection of luxurious desserts and delicious cocktails to entertain and delight your Christmas guests. From the traditional Brandy snap through to a South African classic of Malva pudding, Amarula can add a sophisticated twist to every home this Christmas.

Amarula Morocco Poached Pears: perfect for the chilly winter months, the delicious poached pears have the traditional winter spices of cinnamon, vanilla and cardamom. After gently poaching the pears in creamy Amarula, they are best served with freshly whipped cream and a sprinkling of pistachios

Torte Topped with an Amarula Crumble: Perfect for sharing with the family over Christmas, add a kick to your dessert with a crunchy Amarula laced crumble. For an extra treat server with hot chocolate sauce and crushed peanuts.

Amarula Spiced Dram: The lightly spiced Amarula Spiced Dram is the perfect Christmas tipple, with warming flavours of cinnamon, cardamom and star anise that perfectly captures the quintessential flavours of Christmas. Great as a welcome drink on Christmas Day, or as a winter warmer after a long Boxing Day stroll.

Recipes:

Amarula Morocco Poached Pears
Ingredients Pears:
700ml Amarula, 125ml water, 3 tbs granulated sugar, ½ tbs cardamom pods, 2 whole cloves, 1 whole star anise, 1 whole vanilla pod – seeds removed and pod kept, 1 cinnamon stick, 4 medium firm pears, peeled, leaving stems intact
Cream:
250ml Double Thick cream, 2 tbs honey, 2 tbs Amarula
To Top:
100g shelled, roasted, salted pistachios, roughly chopped

Method

1. In a medium sized pot combine the Amarula, water, sugar, cardamom, clove, vanilla seeds and pod and cinnamon stick.
2. Bring to the boil, stirring until the sugar has completely dissolved, then reduce the heat.
3. Add the pears to the poaching liquid in the pan. To ensure they are as submerged as possible, lie them on their sides.
4. To ensure even cooking, turn the pears every few minutes. Turn off the heat once the pears feel soft when pierced with a blunt knife. Remove from the pan.
5. Turn up the heat and allow the liquid to slowly reduce until a thick, syrupy consistency.
6. For the Amarula cream, fold the honey and Amarula into the double thick cream and set aside.
7. To serve, place the pears on a serving plate, drizzle with the hot sauce, dollop the cream over it and sprinkle over the salted pistachios.

Torte Topped with an Amarula Crumble

Ingredients

100g sugar biscuits, roughly crushed, 30-45ml Amarula, 50g peanuts, raw & shelled, 50g milk Chocolate, chopped roughly into 2cm pieces, 50g white chocolate, chopped roughly into 2cm pieces, 5 XL eggs, separated, 30ml Amarula, 200g icing sugar, 25g granulated sugar, 5ml vanilla essence, 50g butter, melted, 25g cake flour, 20g cornflour
Sauce:
100g good quality dark chocolate, chopped roughly into 2cm pieces, 50ml cream

Method

1. Preheat oven to 150’C.
2. Place your crushed sugar biscuits into a bowl. Add the Amarula until the mixture is thoroughly coated but not too soggy.
3. Place on a baking sheet & pop into the oven for 30 minutes or until the crumble has completely dried out.
4. While this is baking, place the peanuts in a pan and toast until lightly golden. Remove from the heat & transfer to a cool bowl.
5. Melt the chocolate in a heat-proof bowl set over a pot of lightly simmering water, stir until completely melted & smooth & remove from the heat.
6. Beat the egg yolks with half the icing sugar & granulated sugar until light in colour & thick in consistency.
7. Beat in the vanilla essence, melted butter, Amarula & chocolate.
8. Sift in the flour, cornflour & fold well into the mixture.
9. Whisk the egg whites in a separate bowl to stiff peak.
10. Slowly incorporate the remaining icing sugar, tablespoon by tablespoon, maintaining the peak of the egg white mixture.
11. Carefully fold into the chocolate mixture.
12. Pour into a greased, 20cm springform pan.
13. Pop into the oven & bake for 35-40 minutes. The cake should form a beautiful flaky crust on top while remaining moist & light in the middle.
14. While the cake is baking melt the chocolate for the sauce in a heat-proof bowl set over a pot of lightly simmering water, stir until completely melted & smooth, slowly stir in the cream & remove from the heat.
15. When the cake is done, allow it to stand for a few minutes before turning out onto a cooling rack.
16. Once cool, place onto a serving plate or cake stand, top with the Amarula & sugar biscuit crumble and toasted peanutss & drizzle generously all over with the chocolate sauce. Garnish with flowers and pomegranate rubies

Amarula Spiced Dram

35ml Amarula Cream Liqueur
20ml Spice – infused whisky (clove, cinnamon, juniper, star anise & cardamom)
Stir ingredients in glass beaker with ice until chilled. Fine strain into a chilled champagne glass.

 

Preparing for Christmas Kitchen Essentials, Farberware Food Huggers & Sabatier® Edgekeeper® Forged Knives AND Shears with Self-Sharpening Sheaths now on AMAZON

Sabatier® Edgekeeper® Forged Knives AND Shears with Self-Sharpening Sheaths feature a built-in sharpener that automatically hones the blade’s edge every time you take the knife out or put it back into the sheath. Choose from an 8” Chef, 8” Slicer, 7” Santoku, 6” Chef, 5” Santoku, 4.5” Fine Edge Utility, and 3.5” Parer ($12.99 to $17.99 each). These are also available in the Sabatier® 12-Piece Edgekeeper® Pro Self-Sharpening Knife Block Set ($99.99) with easy-to-use, built-in blade sharpeners. And the shears make sure you never face dull scissors again ($7.99)

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Farberware Food Huggers – are a set of four patent pending reusable silicone covers that help preserve the freshness of leftover fruits and vegetables.

Just pop the leftover half into the closest size hugger and save it in the fridge until you need it again. When the food is pushed into the Food Hugger, the Food Hugger folds tightly (hugs) around the food and creates a seal to hold in the natural juices and prevent exposure to circulating air, which can cause food to spoil and dehydrate.. A set of four Food Huggers range from 1.5” – 4” in diameter. Crafted from 100% FDA silicone, Food Huggers are also dishwasher, microwave, and freezer safe. MSRP for a set of four $9.99

Available on Amazon.com at :- www.amazon.com/Farberware-Huggers-Reusable-Silicone-Savers

BlingDots and BlingWraps that are the PERFECT gift or stocking stuffer for those hard to shop for, for people who have everything or those who LOVE jewelry! www.blingguard.com

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How many times have you been wearing earrings and had to take them off because they were killing your ears? Or stretching out your ear holes? I tried using pencil erasers and even tape to fix these problems…that is when inspiration struck! I created 2 products, BlingDots to fix all those earring problems and BlingWraps to keep your ring from twisting and turning by adding 1+ ring size.

We are a favorite among celebrity stylists, like Rachel Zoe & Brad Goreski! My products are a must have for anyone who wears earrings and rings, they truly allow you to wear your jewelry comfortably and have them LOOK like they should!

I would love an opportunity to be part of your holiday gift guide. I think your audience will love our products and be thankful for a clever, well priced ($14.99) gift to give themselves and their friends/family!

BlingWraps are technologically advanced invisible ring guards. This innovative solution to ring resizing helps keep jewelry from twisting, turning or sliding by adding 1+ ring sizes to your finger. Since a ring size adjuster should never be seen, BlingWraps use a patented “padlock” design that is invisible and fits securely beneath your ring to keep it in place. For most ring sizes.

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 HEALTH BELLS – A CLEAR CHANNEL FOR POSITIVE ENERGY “Every time the bell rings, you are reminded to put your health first!” www.thehealthbell.com

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HEALTH BELLS – A CLEAR CHANNEL FOR POSITIVE ENERGY
“Every time the bell rings, you are reminded to put your health first!”
A simple yet time-tested effective way to help remind you to be proactive, positive and fight for your health. My health bell is a channel for positive energy that dates back to antiquity. Across cultures, continents and religions bells have been rung to banish negative energies and acts as a beacon for welcome news.
Attach the bell to whatever item you are in contact with frequently: car keys, purse, house keys, key chain, gym bag, golf bag, hanging in car, or on a door. Every time you hear the bell you are reminded to put your health first!
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When it comes time for the holidays, choosing the right gift for those special people in your life can be tedious. You don’t want to be left without a paddle wondering whether you should’ve gotten your boyfriend a stylish tie or that new game console he hasn’t shut up about. Here is a quick guide to some popular items in 2017.

If we had a nickel for every time we heard someone say, “don’t talk to me till I had my coffee,” we’d have enough money to buy this coffee maker from Cuisinart. As the years pass, technology improves and so does our ability to brew coffee, giving Starbucks a run for their money. Not only is this machine sleek, but it also includes a re-usable filter cup to let you create custom blends while still being compatible with k-cups. This makes it a no-brainer gift for your coffee loving friends that will only leave you with one question- black or cream?

In the era of healthy-minded individuals who are obsessed with vegetable smoothies and meal preps, what better way to treat your fit friends than with their own countertop garden from Aerogrow? They may not be an Emeril in the kitchen, but now they can pick fresh herbs right from their table without having to pull a muscle before hitting the gym.

“I would like a Luke-warm beer please,”- said no one ever. You would never drink a hot Bud Light and now your friends don’t have to either with this copper-tone three-quart beer tower from Studio Mercantile that keeps your drinks cold for hours. Next time your buddies are hosting the Sunday night football game, they’ll always remember to invite you to crack open a few cold ones with the boys.

Why listen to the sound of silence when you can hear the never-ending gratitude of your friends after gifting them this powerful, portable Bluetooth speaker from MEGABOOM. Sure there are plenty of other small speakers that pack a punch, but these seem to be the most popular to no surprise due to its 360° sound and waterproof design. You can’t go wrong with this one for all your music-loving friends.

For the hidden bartender in all of us, Merch Source’s whiskey barrel dispenser set allows you to infuse, age, and serve spirits from a handsome, vintage-inspired design. We all have that one friend who insists on going out a night on the town at the same bar every week. Now you can turn their home into their own personal bar for when you want to just stay in and binge watch How I Met Your Mother for the 10th time with them.

There has been a long time wait for this, but the Nintendo Switch is finally available after much anticipation. Having been sold out and sitting on the shelves for months, it’s a clear choice for gamers both guys and girls alike. Whether you’re playing alone or with a friend, there’s always fun to be had with this gift.

Still can’t decide what to gift? When in doubt, dish out with a quality cutlery set that would be appreciated by anyone who is cooking inclined. The one shown here is by Tools of the Trade, a very typical set that sets the bar for quality standards. If you gift this, just make sure you tell your chef friend to whip you up something nice for dinner!

Wireless everything is on the rise and yes, here is yet another set of Bluetooth headphones. With the ever-trending design in technology that offers anything 2-in-1 functionality; these wireless earbuds by Rowkin include a portable charger that doubles as a power bank for your smartphone or portable device. Your friends will definitely love this gift whether during their daily workout or just for fun.

 

Any Apple related product is self-explanatory when it comes to quality and design. It’s no wonder why this is their third series in their watch lineup. In case you missed the first two times, here’s your chance to get your friend the ultimate time-telling device and demonstrate your never-ending love for them. Just be sure to bring your wallet because your dollars will slip away faster than the countdown till Christmas.

GoPro is at it again with their new Hero6 where you can shoot breathtaking scenes in Ultra HD and its 60 fps frame rate provides high-quality 4K video capturing. This makes the perfect gift for your outdoorsy friend who absolutely needs to capture another shot for his next daredevil stunt.

 

Stacking- Your Skeletal Blueprint for Posture,

by Debbie Compton (Author) &‎ Norman Compton (Author)

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Stacking Your Skeletal Blueprint for Posture is the contribution of medical exercise specialists Debbie and Norman Compton’s combined 80 years in the Health and Fitness World. Using science and common sense as their foundation, Debbie and Norm put together the most comprehensive way of getting your posture back, and keeping it, as we age. Using a construction theme, the Comptons take all 206 of your bones and teach you how to build your frame. Starting from your feet and moving up, naming the important ligaments, tendons, and muscles along the way, Debbie and Norm describe which parts of your body serve as the workhorses and the glue that keeps you together. They also explain what can go wrong if your bones aren’t aligned just so. Deb has been working with people with special needs for over 25 years, helping those with issues like spina bifida, Parkinson’s disease, knee, hip, and shoulder replacements, fused disks, and more. Norm was a Hollywood stuntman for 27 years; Deb calls him her science project. Deb has had her own personal challenges as well, like living with scoliosis. These are the main reasons Norm and Debbie created Stacking; now they want to share their success stories with you. Using tools like the “wall” and the “triangle” is invaluable and free! Not many people understand how the human frame works better than these two. They believe everyone should be thinking from the “bones out” and not from the mirror in.

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Barkworthies. Naturally Healthy. Naturally Happy. No preservatives, chemicals, additives or artificial ingredients. www.barkworthies.com

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You know the importance of maintaining a healthy immune system, and recognize how food plays a major role in supporting your overall well-being. This new year let’s do the same for our furry friends.

Barkworthies believes that simpler is better. Their treats and chews are highly digestible and contain no preservatives, chemicals, additives or artificial ingredients. Their mission is to offer products made from proteins that are as nutritious as they are delicious, sourcing ingredients globally but selecting only the best for your pet.

Barkworthies Superfood Jerky is their latest offering; a highly digestible treat made with real meat and superfood ingredients. Packed with protein to support muscle growth, fiber to support digestive health, and antioxidants to support a healthy immune system, these treats are also grain and gluten-free. Proteins such as chicken, turkey, and rabbit are paired with scrumptious superfoods like blueberries, pumpkin, kale and sweet potato.

It’s never too late to make a positive change and lead a healthier, more active lifestyle. Consider what you feeding your pets so we can all play together for many more years to come!

   

 

Give the gift of family with PregPrep! Learn how FertilPrep can kick-start conception. pregprep.com

(15% off FertilPrep with code ‘RUGBY15’)

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As the first doctor-formulated, over-the-counter supplements to support conception for men and women ready to have a baby, PregPrep makes the perfect gift for couples trying to take charge of their conception and support their fertility with safe, affordable products that work to make the most of a woman’s fertile days.

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PregPrep FertilPrep: An exclusive supplement containing NAC (N-Acetyl-L-cysteine) a naturally occurring amino acid, mucolytic and antioxidant. NAC thins cervical mucus, promoting easier transport of sperm to egg. FertilPrep works to optimize the quality of cervical mucus to facilitate conception, reduce free radical oxidation, and support natural fertility function.

PregPrep Nausea Relief: formulated by a doctor to alleviate your nausea symptoms. The well-known blending of ginger root and lemon work to quell nausea with a pleasant, soothing flavor. Key vitamins and minerals including B6, calcium, and magnesium further help to alleviate queasiness.

Ginger Root: Relieves pregnancy induced nausea

Vitamin B6: Reduces morning sickness

Magnesium: Helps with acid indigestion

Calcium: Strengthens bones and teeth

PregPrep products are sold nationwide at CVS, Walgreens, and RiteAid and have helped thousands of couples achieve their dreams of having a family.

Embrace the holiday magic and give PregPrep to someone you love.

Basic Outfitters’ Create-a-Drawer allows guys to ditch their worn out attire and replenish their wardrobe of basics in under two minutes with superior and affordable men’s essentials. www.basicoutfitters.com

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Basic Outfitters: Perfect for all kinds of guys from the traveling CEO, to the active fitness junkie and every day teen, get the go-to gift for the guy in your life that refuses to shop for himself.

Married entrepreneur founders Laura and Michael Dweck were seen on Shark Tank in November of 2017 and just launched new additions to Basic Outfitters’ line-up of attire: high performance gear for the active guy, henley shirts and hoodies for when it’s a little chilly, and even holiday-themed attire with Santa Pug Boxers and lumberjack onesies for the festive fella in your life.

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Do You Enjoy the Experience of Soap, are you that type of person? Check out SoapStandle, it works with any soap >>  www.soapstandle.com

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This is something that a lot of people are interested in for the holidays to put in stockings / unique inexpensive holiday gifts— although, it’s a year-round item!. It’s incredibly simple, and effective.

The SoapStandle is a totally ‘new thing’. It has been in development for the past couple of years, has received a utility patent and design patents are pending. The SoapStandle is ergonomically designed and made of recyclable acrylic, attaching to and staying with a soap bar, accomplishing three things,

Creates a platform so all the water drains off (more effectively than a pad or dish) so no goo develops —> your kitchen sink / bath / shower stay nicer,
the bar isn’t deteriorating into goo, so the soap lasts significantly (20-30%) longer, and the grooved surface provides a way for your fingers to maintain contact so the bar doesn’t slip from your hand. There’s also the whole environmental aspect of bar soap vs plastic packaging of liquid soap… and since the biggest reason people give for using liquid is “to avoid the soap goo” this give a lot of people a path back to soap bars.

You can see more on it at www.soapstandle.com. The group that has tested the SoapStandle is enthusiastic, and it’s also been well received by some nicer boutiques. It seems to particularly resonate with people using higher-end soaps — they enjoy the experience of the soap, and this makes it better – no messy goo to clean off a counter or ledge, lasts longer, and doesn’t slip. It works with any soap, it’s just if you’re extending the life of a $10 bar by 30% then the ‘value’ is even more compelling.

Here are some videos that allow you to see it in action.

— time lapse video of soap on a SoapStandle compared with common forms of handling soap (soap counter, soap dish, Soap Saver and Soap Lift):

Two SoapStandles per card — suggested retail $7.50. The first manufacturing run is November… it will be available for delivery in December. Pre-ordering is available now. www.soapstandle.com/new-products

A lot of people have used them over the past couple of years, and the reactions have been very positive!

Play & Grow’s Go PLAY Activity Cards are perfect for grandparents to do with their grandchildren…and it’s a gift that grows as their grandbabies become toddlers and then preschoolers! www.playandgrow.com

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After co-founding and teaching preschool many, many years Teacher Karen decided to advocate for children in making it easy to PLAY. PLAY is essential for a child’s overall health and wellness, but unfortunately, PLAY is becoming an endangered activity.

Additionally, PLAY is the WAY young children learn BEST! PLAY and LEARNING are inextricably connected…when children play, they learn! In fact, in order to THRIVE, children must PLAY!

Go PLAY Activity Cards foster literacy skills while providing step-by-step plans for meaningful, play-based activities that parents or grandparents, even nannies can set up at home.

Grandparents are often called on to take care of their grandchildren with both parents working outside the home, Go PLAY Activity Cards make it easy to create fun memories while offering an enriching learning environment.

Go PLAY Activity Cards are currently available in 4 season-themed sets and come in a drawstring, muslin bag for ease of storage/transport…throw them into a bag or tie them to a stroller…or slip them into a stocking!


See more at :- ​www.PlayAndGrow.com

For Go PLAY Activity Cards go to :- playandgrow.com/product-category/go-play-activity-cards

Treasures of Sleep, by Dita Wegman……. Ottawa Sleep Expert Explores the Link Between Sleep, Dreams and the Soul in New Book.

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Humans spend almost one third of their life asleep, and yet, hardly any thought is given to this vital task. Ottawa resident and sleep expert Dita Wegman gives testament based on natural law, that the true value and beneficial nature of sleep has been forgotten. Wegman asserts that sleep provides more than just physical and mental nourishment, but also provides spiritual and soul revitalization. Now, she explores the interplay between sleep, dreams and the soul in “Treasures of Sleep: Connect with the Universe and Nourish Your Soul.” It covers what the soul gathers from the cosmos and why we must sleep.

The paperback book costs$18.84 and it would make for a great stocking stuffer gift.

It can be purchased online on at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Xlibris.

see more at :- www.barnesandnoble.com/w/treasures-of-sleep-dita-wegman

HARIBO themed treats! www.haribo.com

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HARIBO Starmix Tree Decoration

If you want an alternative to the traditional bauble to hang on your tree this year, look no further than this temptingly delicious decoration from HARIBO. Inside you’ll find a 50g pack of Starmix to enjoy in the countdown to Christmas – a perfectly tasty treat to add to the festivities.

HARIBO Selection Box

This brand new HARIBO Selection Box is the ideal gift for those that enjoy a tasty treat that includes their favourite gums and jellies. A stocking filler with a difference, and the ideal size for under the tree, this Christmas morning surprise includes eight mini bags of HARIBO favourites including Starmix, Tangfastics, Super Mix, Goldbears and Happy Cola.

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HARIBO Sweet Medley

Christmas just got better! HARIBO’s favourite treats all in one box. This gift box contains a tray with Starmix, Super Mix, Giant Strawbs, Jelly Babies, Tangfastics and Gold Bears – a super surprise for your loved one to unwrap come Christmas morning.

 

HARIBO Giant Trees

A delicious bag full of Christmas tree shaped sweets, in HARIBO’s popular Giant Strawbs recipe! Also suitable for vegetarians

Movember, Decembeard & Christmas Presents for the Man who shaves! Perfect! thepersonalbarber.com

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The Personal Barber wet shaving subscription service.

The Personal Barber is a regular wet shaving subscription box that wants to turn your morning routine from a dull chore into a satisfying ritual to look forward to. Focusing on the traditional safety razor and brush style of shaving, we’ll get you loving your shave! Every 6 weeks our box restocks you with blades, shaving soap/cream and adds extras such as oils, balms, moisturisers and more. Each box is different.

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Got An Outdoors Enthusiast to buy a stocking filler for >>>>  LoopRope “Tie Downs Made Easy” ! >> www.tarpaulinsdirect.co.uk/looprope-tie-down-straps-with-2-loopclips

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A revolutionary bungee fastening system that absolutely eliminates the need for dangerous and limiting bungee cords, those messy cargo nets and most other light to medium duty tie downs.

From lashing down gear for a trip to using as a clothesline at camp to quick docking sport boats and jet skis to even using as a pet leash. There’s “KNOT” a bungee system on the planet as versatile as LoopRope. Best said by a LoopRoper is, “It’s like the duct tape of bungee cords as the uses are absolutely endless!”

LoopRope is fully adjustable, never tangles, safer than traditional bungee cords and linkable so you can create custom cargo nets. I promise once you use a LoopRope it will be the only bungee system you will ever use again.

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