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5 Great Graduation Day Gift Ideas

Looking for graduation gifts? We’ve picked our top 5. They’re unique, inventive and chosen because they’re not what you think. Champagne and jewellery is all well and good, but we’ve put some thought into these graduation gifts. We’ve considered the parent as well as the child, selecting gifts that are meaningful, charming and most of all, useful now that they’ve graduated.

 

 

The D.I.Y Hanging Planter Kit (£21.99) 

So, they managed to keep themselves alive at uni? That’s nothing compared to trying to keep a plant alive. Here’s the next step on the road to becoming a fully-fledged adult. They can grow, nurture and attempt to help their very own plant alive. This will ready the graduate to someday entertain the idea of rearing children (maybe a goldfish for starters).

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The Top 10 Wimbledon Winners

Wimbledon. The longest-running and most exalted tennis tournament in the world, however, no British bloke has won Wimbledon since Fred Perry way back in 1936. So, we thought we’d make our own random list of who we think are the top 10 Wimbledon champs. For sure, you may question the order of our selection, but there’s lots of room for debate over a bottle of Pimms whilst watching the matches over the next few weeks. Maybe 2015 is our lucky year? We’re well overdue, don’t you think?

1.) Martina Navratilova

Navratilova won 18 Grand Slam singles titles, 31 major women's doubles titles (an all-time record), and 10 major mixed doubles titles. Navratilova won her first Grand Slam singles title at Wimbledon in 1978, where she defeated Evert in three sets in the final and captured the World No. 1 ranking for the first time, although Evert maintained the number one ranking at the end of 1978.

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Frightful Delights This Halloween

 

As the nights are well and truly drawing in and summer begins to feel like a distant memory, up pops Halloween to add some excitement and colour to a mid-autumn night.

 

Its origins are much debated but there is a practical reason offered in some quarters, which suggests that, since it occurs at the start of winter - and with winter being a much darker and trickier time to navigate in times gone by - it was seen as the time where we were closest to the underworld. That would certainly explain the spooky goings on.

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7 Personalised Gift Ideas to Try This Grandparents' Day

 

Is there anyone quite as special as a grandparent? They’re responsible for so many of our fondest memories and are such a huge part of our lives.  Make the time to show them how much you care this Grandparents’ Day, with a heartfelt gift, carefully planned event or touching gesture.

 

Giving a thoughtful gift is the very best way to show someone just how much they mean to you. As with all presents, the ones that mean the most are the ones that come straight from the heart. The more personal it is, the more it means when you give it. With that in mind, here are some great gift ideas for you to try this Grandparents’ Day that celebrate tradition, have a wonderfully personal touch and are great to do with the family.

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5 of the Worst Wedding Anniversary Gifts Ever

 

Anniversaries are a wonderful, romantic occasion; a time when partners can express their love for one another and for their partnership. So, naturally, when it comes to choosing anniversary gifts it can feel as though a lot is at stake. Do not fret! Here’s a list of what NOT to do, in hopes to avoid the disappointed looks and long held grudges.


First things first, not all gifts are created equal, but they certainly don’t have to be expensive. No matter what your budget, be confident that the right gift is out there. All it takes is a little time and effort. However, in the meantime, avoid these hazardous waters.

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11 Last Minute Ideas to Personalise This Father's Day

 

Father's Day 2016 falls on Sunday 19th June and is fast approaching. We all know what traditional Father's Day gifts are– a good bottle of scotch, a nice shirt or a best-selling book.

 

While these types of Father's Day presents are not to be sniffed at and are more than likely to draw a genuine smile of appreciation, they are also just a tad clichéd and destined to be lost in the mists of time along with countless pairs of Christmas Day socks!

 

If you want to make this Father's Day truly memorable, you should really be looking at personalised Father's Day gifts, which remind Dad, each and every time he sees them, that they were carefully and lovingly chosen.

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What's New This Month

Yippee! Spring has finally sprung. The clocks have been wound forward (even if the weather isn’t exactly amazing) and all the guys ‘n’ gals here at I Just Love It can’t wait for the longer, warmer days to swing by.

April is a lovely time of year, the first full month of spring where the daffodils and bluebells come into bud, where the evenings get lighter and the days get warmer.

To celebrate the new month, we’ve bolstered our What’s New section with some right little showstoppers, from stylish vintage cutlery through to the brand new Queen Elizabeth Jigsaw Puzzle and ever-popular Star Wars Placemats. Our hot-off-the-press products are guaranteed to thrill and impress just about anyone.

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Don't panic. but Mother's Day is on the horizon. Special occasions always have a way of creeping up on us, don't they? 

We love mums here at I Just Love It Towers. These amazing women deserve to be pampered every day of the year. We've pulled together some last minute Mother's Day gifts - we're sure you'll find something she'll just love...

Personalised My Mum Book, £9.99

Looking for a present from a little one? This Personalised My Mum Book is the perfect present. It’s an A4 book, available in soft or hardback and is a lovely, rhyming story which can be personalised with any name and message. It’s a great story to complement ‘mummy and me’ time.

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10 Fun Valentine's Day Facts

It might seem like a holiday dedicated to commercialism and over-consumption of chocolate hearts, but there’s a whole host of fascinating facts about the holiday that few folks know...Here are a few of our favourite cupid-inspired titbits, specially selected by everyone here at I Just Love It towers... Happy Valentine’s Day!

Fact 1

Valentine’s Day was first celebrated during the Roman times in the middle of February. It was a holiday called Lupercalia to commemorate fertility. A “love lottery” was held whereby young men drew young women’s names from a box to commemorate their rite of passage to the god Lupercus. The chooser and chosen would then be paired for one year. These random pairings often led to marriage.

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Make Pancake Day Easy with I Just Love It

The table is set, the batter is mixed, the saucepan's hot, and the butter and syrup are on hand. Who doesn’t love Pancake Day? 

It’s a special day in the middle of the coldest, bleakest, grimmest February where you can fill your tummy with the yummiest pancake fillings and toppings, whether it’s jam, fruit, lemon or chocolate.

Who doesn’t love the taste of a good 'ol pancake (or three)? So this year, make sure you have everything you need to make the perfect pancakes by checking out our awesome baking products, from aprons to ipad recipe stands...

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Our Personalised Christmas Gifts for Him Guide

As Christmas looms, in the weeks prior to the occasion, we pull together a handy gift guide. So far, we’ve covered unusual gifts, stocking fillers, Christmas decorations and Christmas gifts for kids, and now we’re on to the Christmas gifts for him guide.

Whether you need personalised Christmas gifts for dad, your brother or boyfriend... when the festive season rolls around, seeking Christmas gifts for him is one of the hardest tasks. Nonetheless, your special man deserves the perfect pressie.

Happily, I Just Love It has a ginormous range of classic yet cool personalised gifts to make sure the guys in your life never, ever have to receive a humdrum present again.

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Our Personalised Christmas Gifts for Kids Guide

Every week in the run-up to Christmas, we pull together a handy gift guide. So far, we’ve covered unusual gifts, stocking fillers and Christmas decorations, and now we’re on to children's Christmas gifts.

 

Buying Christmas presents for little ones is a real delight – you ought to enjoy shopping for them almost as much as they do un-wrapping their Christmas gifts!

 

Whether you’re seeking a tiny treat for a niece or nephew or something with the “wow” factor for your own kids, take a peek at our handy guide below – we’re sure you’ll find something you just love...

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Our Personalised Christmas Decorations Gift Guide

We’ve covered unusual gifts and stocking fillers, now we’re on to the Christmas decor gift guide.

After all, what would Christmas be without some lovely, sparkly baubles and garlands? They’re what set your tree and home apart from all of the others during the festive season.

As such, we stock a stonking selection of Christmas decorations to help brighten up any home over the festive period.

We’ve listed a few of our faves below, but feel free to check out our website for our full range of decorations and gifts.

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Our Unusual Gifts Christmas Gift Guide

Every week up until Christmas, we put together a handy Christmas gift guide, showcasing some of our fave pressies – they’re fit for whoever you’re buying for, from work colleagues and partners to friends and siblings.

Last week, it was stocking filler ideas, and this week, it’s unusual gifts.

Feast your eyes on the below prezzies – they’re ideal for the slightly unusual person in your life this festive season...

Personalised Guitar Plectrum, £14.99

 

 

For any amateur through to an advanced guitarist, this personalised plectrum will be a great gift to receive on Christmas Day. Each plectrum is nickel-plated and can be personalised with any initials.

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Things You Shouldn't Give in Office Secret Santa

As the festive vibes kick in, offices and work places across the UK are getting ready for the annual art of giving gifts for Secret Santa. From jumbo packs of pants to poorly knitted jumpers, most people have memories of awful Christmas presents. A recent survey reckons eight out of 10 of us will fake festive delight when we unwrap ghastly gifts from workmates this Christmas. Every year, the Secret Santa tradition leaves us feeling stressed and confused – yet we secretly love it. So, without further ado, here’s a rundown of the Secret Santa gift ideas you should never give – unless you’re sure they’ll get a kick out of it.

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How to Buy a Decent Farewell Gift for the Boss

So your boss is leaving the company. Buying a gift for your boss can be laden with political pitfalls. Spend too much and you’ll be dubbed “the office suck-up.” Get too intimate, and things get uncomfortable.

Whether they’re resigning, retiring, moving or being promoted, it’s considerate and courteous to give your boss a present when he or she leaves, even if they didn’t secure the “Best Boss” award. So, without further ado, here’s our take on the best leaving gifts for bosses around.

Leaving Work Personalised Newspaper

Why opt for a stress ball or dictionary when you could bestow your boss with this rather amusing personalised newspaper? After all, it’s the end of an era as they leave the place they once called work. This Daily Mirror spoof newspaper is written all about them and how sad all their colleagues will be when they leave.

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What Would Make a Good Father's Day Gift for My Husband? - I Just Love It Blog

Not only is your hubby your spouse, he's also the father of your children. Although June 16th is really about the kids getting their dad's Fathers Day gifts, what do you think husbands would like from their wives on this special day?

In the midst of nappies, laundry and motherly duties, husbands can often be neglected and forgotten. Sometimes the normal day-to-day activities can leave your man in the dust. So why not let him know how much he means to you? You needn't spend much if anything at all. We're not talking physical Fathers Day gift ideas like neck-ties, barbecue grills, fishing rods and golf balls – they just won't quite cut it. We're talking unique Fathers Day gifts of the more "active" nature. Things you can actually do on your own without the kids.

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Top Five Romantic Gestures

In a relationship? Every now and then, all you need are sweet romantic gestures to let your partner know there’s still a lot of love floating in the air. After all, a successful relationship doesn’t need expensive shows of affection all the time. In our opinion, all that matters are sweet romantic gestures that make your lover go “aaawwww”...

Whether you’re the wife, hubby or even boyfriend or girlfriend, often a sweet gesture can make your lover's day, even if it’s in the smallest way. What matters is that you care enough to remind your other half you’re still madly in love with them. So, without further ado, here are a few sweet romantic gestures to keep the flame burning every day – not just on February 14th:

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Gift Ideas for In-Laws

 

Sure, the word, "Mother-in-law" might conjure up an image of a haughty, domineering, bossy, bitter old lady with whom you have little to nothing in common.

Dealing with the in-laws can be the foundation of colossal marital conflict.

Then there's the choosing the gifts for the inlaws. If they like you, choosing something shouldn't be too testing, but if your relationship's rocky and your parents in law can't stand you, it can be nothing short of a challenge. When one said "I do" to their spouse, they also said "I do" to their entire family. They are, in essence, just as bound to these people as they are to their significant other.

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A History of Godparents and Christening Gifts | I Just Love It

Been asked to become a little one’s godparents? Feeling a bit nervous about it? Don’t be. Feel honoured. It’s a blessing to become godparents. You’ve been asked to be the second mum and dad people to turn to, ask advice from. People to spend time with.

Being godparents doesn’t make you the child’s legal guardians; your role is more of a support role. You’re interested in the development and nurturing of the youngster. Given that you stand as the second parents, it’s important to bestow your godchild with a little something that reflects your love for them, don’t you think?

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Ireland & St Patrick's Day

Mother's Day Facts and Stuff - Infographic

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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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