Gifts for the teachers!

I thought I had got away lightly this year with gifts and then I remembered the teachers…I should give some gifts to the teachers… Having two kids in different schools (one big school and one pre-school), plus other settings like after school club and nursery means lots of teachers/ people involved in their care.  It
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Make up a basket of daffodils for Mothers Day!

This is a really easy and inexpensive gift to give your mum this Mother’s Day and can give her pleasure year after year! It might not look much now, but once the daffodils come up it will look lovely! Things you will need: A basket (I bought one very cheaply from a charity shop) A
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‘One person’s junk is another persons treasure’!

A couple of weeks ago someone I have only met once gave me these two scooters with two new handle and wheel sets for free.  I then gave them to my children who absolutely love them!  The person who gave them to me no longer had a need for them and very kindly made the
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3. Give homemade and homegrown gifts!

As the holiday season approaches we are all encouraged to shop, shop, shop – but we should be encouraged to reduce, reuse, recycle! In two previous posts I have written about giving the gifts of help and support as well as good feelings and good times!  There are certain situations though where you may feel
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2. Give good feelings and good times!

This post is the second in a series on changing the future of gift giving in a bid to eliminate, waste, unnecessary spending and panic buying junk. For some ideas of how to give help and support read here. For idea of how to give good feelings and good times read on: Don’t underestimate the
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1. Give the gift of help!

Recently I decided to change the future of gift giving!  I want to give good feelings, good times, secondhand or homemade items, help and support instead of ‘new’ stuff.  There are millions of ways you could offer your help and support to people and they will vary depending on the person in question.   Here are
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