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7 Seriously Sweet Peter Rabbit Party Ideas

For those who don’t know, July marked an incredible 150 years since the birth of much-loved author, Beatrix Potter! Her series is one of the most beautifully written and illustrated collections of children’s books –The Tale of Peter Rabbit being a firm favourite – and has enthralled generation after generation.

In honour of the Beatrix Potter books, the author’s life, her loveable little characters and this momentous anniversary, why not incorporate all of the above and throw a Peter Rabbit or Beatrix Potter-inspired party? We’ve pulled together a few of our favourite Peter Rabbit party ideas for the occasion, including party games, delicious recipes, cakes and more. Just watch out for Mr. McGregor…

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15 Fascinating Shakespeare Facts

This year marks 400 years since the death of the great William Shakespeare, or The Bard of Avon, as he’s commonly known today. One of the most admired poets and playwrights of all time, his plays have been performed on stages across the globe and continue to do so to this day.

Shakespeare’s popularity bloomed after the Romantic period, during Victorian times, with the likes of other popular poets – including Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Victor Hugo and Voltaire – being completely awestruck by his talent. This wasn’t limited to the time when he was alive, the Bard continues to be hailed one of the greatest writers in the world – one whose works have been filmed and staged infinite times. 

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The Beano – a Happy 76th Birthday!

Gazillions of other British comic titles have been published in the last 76 years but alas, none quite match up to the mayhem-tastic The Beano. This much-loved comic, full of menaces, minxes and dodgers, has been around for donkey’s years and after exploding onto shelves on July 30th 1938, it’s brought thrills, laughs, action and excitement to people of all ages, especially during the bleakness of World War II.

Full of funny picture strips, action-packed illustrated adventures and intense text tales, it was hailed a major menacing favourite in the ‘50s, encouraged silliness in the ‘60s and ‘70s, was excellent in the ‘80s, nifty in the ‘90s, nonstop naughty in the noughties, and is still the UK’s most upbeat comic to date.

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21st Birthday Quotes

If there’s a birthday that definitely deserves celebrating, it’s a 21st, wouldn’t you agree? It marks the shift into “grown-up-ness”, a day when, theoretically, the world becomes their oyster. If there’s someone close to your heart who’s just turned the big 2-1, how about flattering them with some heart-warming quotes to wish him or her a very Happy 21st Birthday?

The peeps at I Just Love It HQ have put together some golden words of wisdom, perfect for putting in their card, on their Facebook wall or in a text message...but why stop there? Below each quote is a suggested gift, ideal for recipients to always remember the day they turned 21!

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How to Buy a Gift for a New Girlfriend

You’re confronted with a quandary: Is it too soon to buy her a gift, or is it a wonderful opportunity to show her just how perrrrrrfect you are for each other? Buying gifts for her is never a walk in the park, but seeking the perfect girlfriend gift is a whole other level of problematic.

Here’s our guide on getting it right.

Pleeeeease walk away from cookbooks, facial hair removers, bikini wax kits, and worst of all, the toiletry ‘gift sets’ from your local pharmacy. It shouts ‘I chose this at the last minute’ and worse, you’re implying she needs to become all housewifely and bake in the kitchen, that she’s too hairy and ape-like, and that she smells funny. If you can’t be arsed to wander around a lingerie department, or your heart sinks at the thought of traipsing around jam-packed shops, why not buy your girlfriend’s dream gift online – right here?

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