In our opinion, there’s few family members more difficult to buy for than grandparents. There’s only so many bars of soap and pairs of socks your Nan and Grandad can fit in their home, and we’re sure we’re not the only ones who come a little unstuck when it comes to present shopping for the elderly.
Of course, most grandparents are eternally grateful for whatever you buy them, but while yes, the thought does count, it’s nice every now and then to get them something that a) they’ll actually use, and b) doesn’t smell like lavender.
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Us bookworms are very easy to please. Give us a cosy corner, some soft lighting and a great novel, and we’ll be happy for hours. While being this low maintenance does have its perks, trying to buy gifts for the ever-satisfied bookworm can be a serious struggle – as they’ve probably read all the books already!
Whether it’s a family member who constantly has their nose in a book, or a friend who’s heading out to a different book club every week, take a look at these 6 gifts that every bookworm will love.
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We’re sure we’re not the only ones who still expect a stocking from Santa come Christmas morning, but it seems we’ve now reached that somewhat upsetting milestone where, instead of receiving a stocking, we’re in charge of filling them.
Stocking filling is no easy task. In fact, we’re not sure we gave our parents quite enough credit. Being able to strike the right balance of small-but-not-too-small while also emerging from the Christmas period without crippling debt is an achievement that should be celebrated, and Thinking Gifts is going to make your stocking filling stress-free.
So whether you’re creating an entire stocking for the kids or you want to give your partner a few little presents to open on the big day, here’s some of our best selling stocking fillers.
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While getting lost in a book is a great way to spend an afternoon, the back ache that follows is not quite so appealing. Proper reading posture is more important than most people realise, and if you’re regularly working your way through the classics with little thought to your body, you could end up with neck, back and shoulder pain later on.
Adopting good posture will also improve concentration and allow you to read for longer. You’ll be able to sit for longer periods of time, and won’t be thrust back into reality with a niggle in your back just before you reach the big reveal!
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