Unique Gifts To Say…


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I love you. How do you show someone such a strong emotion. Sometimes all you need is the perfect, unique present. Perhaps you are buying for a special occasion such as your wedding anniversary. Maybe, you’re looking for a gift for someone else’s, or perhaps you just want to show someone in your life how much they mean to you and how much you really care. Well, there are a few possibilities to consider here when looking for gifts that say ‘I love you.’

Personalized Jewelry

 

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If you’re looking for a romantic gift, why not consider designing a piece of jewellery completely unique to one person. It’s always special to be able to give someone something that no one else has. There are plenty of companies online that provide you with this possibility. For instance, Taylor & Hart will design and create the perfect engagement ring for your loved one, ensuring it is the ultimate ring sure to get that picture perfect I Do. Or, perhaps you just want an upgrade for a ring that is starting to look a little old and worn. If that’s the case, this could be the perfect upgrade.

Love Book

What about a book that tells the story of two people. With Lovebook, this is a possibility. Essentially, you’ll be able to choose the title of your book and the pages. Create your own content or use the custom pages that they have created for you. Show your appreciation of someone, recounting special memories, writing in their favorite poems or perhaps just giving them a good old laugh. The best part? It can be used for absolutely any occasion you like and doesn’t need to be exclusive for couples. You can design a lovebook for your best friend, your mom or your brother. Show them how much you care with a gift could not be more unique. 

A Puzzle From The Past

Do your parents remember where they met? A puzzle gift could be the perfect present for their anniversary. Playing the puzzle allows your parents to discover where they met together, replaying their first steps together as a couple. We’re sure this could be the perfect gift for your parent’s Golden Jubilee. It’s just one of the many unique anniversary gifts for your parents that you can choose from. If you don’t think they’ll appreciate this, why not reprint their wedding photos in HD quality? 

Hire A Celebrity 

If you have enough money, then you can get a celebrity to appear for a loved one. That’s right, the top celebs can be booked for the right price. This is where stories come from of celebs appearing at people’s weddings, singing at their anniversary part or perhaps taking them on a trip of a lifetime. If you don’t have the money to book a celeb, try Omaze. You might just get lucky and win the gift of a lifetime.

As you can see, there are numerous unique and personal gifts to choose from. Some of these options are sure to let someone know just how much they mean to you.

 

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You’d Better Beerlieve It: Gifts For The Beer Lover In Your Life

Beer has come a long way over the last couple of decades or so. From being something that was produced en masse in a Dutch factory and drunk to excess in football stadiums, it’s now become something of a past time for aficionados everywhere. Every year, dozens of new craft beers are made, all with a unique flavor and provenance, making beer drinking more of a pursuit than a bad habit. Now it’s a major industry, with hundreds of thousands of people attending beer festivals every year.

 Is there are a beer lover in your life? Here are some of the latest beer-related gifts and gadgets they’ll love.

Beer Glassware

Most people think that beer is drunk solely out of generic pint glasses. But the aficionados out there would tend to disagree. It’s not just about the quantity of lager you can guzzle down on a Friday night anymore. It’s about the experience of holding the glass too and savoring the taste.

 

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There are lots of different beer glasses to choose from, from IPA glass to stout to pilsner, each of which has a different look and feel. Some look surprisingly similar to wine glasses.

Beer Magazine Subscription

There’s no so much interest in what’s happening in the world of beer that the industry is able to sustain its own subscription magazines. Not only do beer lovers enjoy drinking beer, but they also love reading about it too. 

Beer magazines, like Beer Advocate, have been around now for more than 10 years. What’s more, the subs are dirt cheap: a year’s supply of the mag will set you back just $10. Other magazines, like Craft Beer & Brewing, focus more on the “how-to” of making beer – something which home brewers everywhere will appreciate.

Can Coolers

 

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Beer is best drunk cold. But what happens if it’s a warm day? Easy. Just use some skinny can koozies. The insulating fabric will help keep the heat of the day locked out, giving your beer lover a refreshing drink, no matter how long they spend chatting at their next garden party.

Beer Hopper 

A picnic without beer is like a meal without wine. But transporting beer to the picnic site, especially if it’s more of a hike than a walk, can ruin the experience. Why? Because the beer warms up, ruining the flavor. 

Now, though, there’s a solution: the beer hopper. Beer hoppers are simple. They’re essentially insulated bags, kept cold by a mountain of ice. Standard hoppers usually have space for 18 cans – plenty for a weekend trip into the hills.

Beer Saver Lids

Craft beers sometimes disappoint. But every so often, beer lovers come across a beer than they absolutely love and want to save. The problem is that it’s simply not possible to keep the beer in a beer bottle for long once it’s opened. Or is it?

Beer saver lids are a special kind of beer bottle cap. Made from a mixture of silicone and plastic, they can be used to reseal bottles of beer, allowing the beer lover to enjoy their half-drunk beer at a later time, without it losing fizz or flavor.

 

The Gifts to Give Someone Who Loves to Travel and See the World

Buying gifts for people can so often be tricky. You don’t want to disappoint, but you don’t want to be too predictable. It can leave you wondering what you should buy this year. It’s always a good idea to think about the hobbies and interests of the person you’re buying for. Everyone is different, and we all like different things.


If you’re buying for someone who loves to travel and see more of the world, then why not choose a gift that reflects this interest of theirs? It’s a good way to ensure that they’ll get a gift that’s relevant to them and useful in some way. That has to be a good thing, right? Well, read on if you want some ideas for gifts to buy for people who love to travel.

Planners and Journals

Planners and journals can be ideal for lots of people who like to travel. It gives them a way to plan out their trip before they actually get there. And it can also give them a place to write about their thoughts, feelings and experiences along the way as they travel. This simple gift idea can be accompanied by some good pens, and it will be something they treasure and use as they travel. It’s an affordable option, and it’s something many people will really appreciate, so consider it if you haven’t done so already.

A Tabletop Globe

Not every gift you can give has to be useful to them while they’re traveling, though. For example, you could give them a tabletop globe that they can keep at home. People who love to travel also tend to like looking at things like maps and globes. It could give them some new ideas for where they should head to next. They can be bought at many different price levels and in many different styles, so think carefully about which one would be best. It could really add something to their home, and it shows you know where their interests lie.

 

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An Eye Mask

Traveling can be pretty tiring, and you often have to get your sleep when and where you can find it. That’s not exactly ideal, but that’s the way it needs to be. A good eye mask could help them to catch a bit of extra sleep when they’re on a plane or a bus heading to their next destination. It adds some extra comfort, and it should allow them to block out the light and distractions that might otherwise stop them from being able to fall asleep. It’s an unconventional gift, but it’s one that might be greatly appreciated.

 A Leather Travel Wallet

It’s important to keep all your important things together when you’re traveling. That’s why a leather travel wallet, such as those sold by JooJoobs, can make a wise gift choice. It will give them a place to put their wallet and cards and any other things they want to keep safe. Losing any of those things can be really damaging and challenging, so it’s a gift option that you should consider. They’re affordable, and there are many high-quality options out there for you to consider. Choosing a leather travel wallet is a good idea because it will then be more durable.

Small Translation Guides

These days, you can get very small translation guides that can serve you well in very specific situations. For example, you can buy guides that just help you with reading the menu in a restaurant and ordering food and drinks. These are available in a wide variety of languages, and they can make the everyday challenges associated with traveling in a place where you don’t speak the language much easier to deal with. If you know that they’re going to be heading to a certain country in the near future, this could be the ideal gift.

A Top Quality Water Bottle

If you’re buying for someone who likes to do a lot of walking and trekking when they’re traveling, you should buy them a top quality water bottle. It’s always important to stay hydrated, and a firm bottle that’s not going to break and leak can be a real life saver. It’s a simple gift, but that doesn’t mean that they won’t get a great deal of usage out of it when they’re traveling around and visiting lots of different places, so don’t rule it out. It’s always a good thing to buy people practical gifts that they’re actually going to make use of.

Crumpled City Maps

These neat little items are great for people who love to travel to different cities around the world. They’re maps made from fabric that you literally screw up and carry around with you. They can then be pulled out of your pocket and checked at any time. And because they can be crumpled up in different ways, you don’t need to pull the whole thing out to look at it. Instead, you can just inspect the part of the map that’s relevant at the time. It’s the sort of thing that can be both fun and useful. They’re available for a whole host of world cities.

 

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A GoPro Camera

For many people who travel a lot, part of what makes it so fun is creating memories and recording what’s being done. That’s exactly what a GoPro camera would allow them to do. It’s perfect for traveling because of its compact size. It can slot into a bag of pretty much any size, and it’s easy to carry around and use too. You don’t need to know anything about capturing video to make use of one of these. They’re relatively affordable, and it’s something they’re sure to get plenty of use out of, so it’s a gift that’s worth considering.

Traveling is a lot of fun, and you can make it even more enjoyable for your friend or relative next time you need to buy them a gift. Each of the ideas discussed above will add something to their travel experiences.

Gifts For People Who Love Dogs More Than Life Itself

 

If there’s a dog lover in your life, you know that they would do anything for their pet. Anything! In fact, most hardcore dog lovers prefer the time they spend with their dogs over the time they spend with other people. Dogs are never in a bad mood and always willing to show their owners love, despite how they might feel.

If you know somebody who loves dogs, what gifts should you get them? Here are some ideas to get you started.

Pitbull Towels

Washing up is one of those inevitable parts of adult life. So why not give the dog-lover in your life pitbull-themed tea towels? Every time they do the dishes, they can be reminded of their favorite little pooch. What’s more, tea towels are relatively cheap for a pack, so they make a great gift for dog owners you don’t know particularly well.

Doggie Treat Box

 

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Dog lovers don’t just want gifts for themselves. They want gifts that they can pass on to their dogs to enjoy. Just seeing their dog having fun and enjoying itself is reward enough. What better way to brighten a dog’s day than buying it’s owner a doggie treat box. There are now services online where you can order treat boxes for dogs and get a selection of products delivered right to your door, including teething products, jerky sticks, toys and much, much more.

Dog-Themed Clothes

Dog t-shirt designs are all the rage right now, and the perfect gift for the dog lover in your life. Dog t-shirts come in all sorts of different styles, from the funny to the downright adorable. With so many options out there, you’re bound to find something they’ll love.

Dog Winter Jacket

 

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Winter walkies can be an ordeal for both owners and their dogs. When the weather is cold, dogs can suffer. That’s why you should consider buying a snug, fuzzing quilted jacket for your friend’s dog so that it can stay nice and warm in the snow and ice.

Pet Tote

 

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Carrying your dog around with you is fast becoming the latest fashion trend. Hairdressers up and down the country are buying miniature dog breeds, putting them in totes, and calling them Hugo. Does the dog lover in your life want to do the same? Then buy them a tote so that they can carry their companion like a baby, wherever they go. 

Custom Dog Portrait

We’re used to seeing custom portraits of wealthy and famous people, so why not dogs? The great thing about today’s “custom portraits” is that you don’t actually have to hire an artist to paint them. You can buy custom portraits online through a cheap, custom portrait company.  All you have to do is send in a picture of your friend’s pooch. The company will then use an algorithm to make the picture look like a portrait, similar to the post processing effects on your smartphone. And then finally, they’ll blow up the picture, frame it, and send it out in the post.

 

The Gifts That Really Say Something

There’s a big occasion coming up. A really big occasion. Something like a special anniversary, one of your best friend’s big birthdays, or someone’s first Christmas since they’ve moved back from wherever they went. In times like these, the normal perfunctory gift just isn’t going to cut it. You need to get more thoughtful, you need to make the gift really say something and have a value beyond its price tag. So, what do you go for? That’s what we’re going to figure out together, now.

 

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Making the look

It’s not always the right choice, but if you really know someone’s style, then getting them just that little extra touch to their wardrobe can really be heartwarming. If you get a best friend an accessory that completes their outfit, for instance, it shows that you really do know and appreciate them. If you get your man a pair of fancy cufflinks, it’s a way of demonstrating his value, that you appreciate how good he looks in them. Of course, you can make some bad choices with these gifts, too. If you get your best friend a perfume or a skin cream, it might send across the message you think they smell or have bad skin. So, do be careful.

A language all its own

When it comes to gifts that communicate, then the gift of communication itself can sometimes have a far great emotional impact than anything. Love notes, gratitude letters, and the like give you the time to really compose yourself and hit those seriously sentimental points in detail. However, expressing it without words can sometimes be the more poetic and beautiful way to go. Carefully coordinated flower delivery bouquets do more than sending a message, of course. They create a beautiful, bright and pleasant-smelling reminder of the day that they can keep in their home well after they first receive them.

 

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Something that’s really from you

It requires more effort, but it’s often cheaper to give them a handmade gift. The budget option might fit you if your finances are stretched pretty tight, but no-one can deny the value of a gift that you spent real time to make. Plus, you get the chance to customize it, including little heartfelt touches and inside jokes that make it truly from you to them.

Experiences, not things

Some of the most memorable gifts aren’t really about the physical qualities of them. Rather, they’re about the experiences linked to them. If you can provide an unforgettable experience, then you’re creating something with real meaning. That might mean concert tickets, it might mean a day out for afternoon tea, a spa trip, or even just a Blu-Ray of a film you think your special person would really love. It’s about more than something they can get a use out of; it’s sharing a special experience with them. We focus on new material goods a lot in life, but it’s been found that we value experiences and memories infinitely more.

The real benefit of all the gifts above is psychological, more than practical. It sends a message that is going to resound much longer than the gift itself. When you achieve that, you know you’ve really hit the mark.

 

Fantastic Fashion Gifts Which Won’t Fall Flat

Buying clothes or fashion accessories as gifts is always a risk. Fashion is, after all, a personal matter. Even when we think we have a good grasp on what someone likes, they can surprise us. And, we’ve all been on the receiving end of a clothing gift which fails to hit the mark.

But, if you have a fashion fanatic friend, it seems a shame to skip the massive gift potential of their love. If fashion is their favorite thing, no other gift will make them as happy. It’s a dilemma, and a difficult one to get around. But, with a bit of clever thinking, there’s no reason fashion gifts have to be off the cards forever. These suggestions should ensure your fashion foray pays off.

Shopping Trip Suggestions

 

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The chances are, you and your fashion conscious friend go clothes shopping together often. So, they probably won’t think anything’s amiss if you suggest a shopping trip in the lead up to their birthday.

But, while they think this is the same as any other trip, you can get your detective head on. When shopping with other people, we get the ideal opportunity to understand the ins and outs of their style. Take note, not only of what they pick up but also what they say about it. Most of the time, we self-censor while shopping. So, the chances are they won’t buy every item they like. If you listen hard enough, you’ll be able to return to buy the things that didn’t quite make it into their shopping cart.

It’s also worth taking this opportunity to get an idea of their size if you aren’t sure. Buying something that’s the wrong size could potentially ruin your thoughtful gift.

A Personal Touch

We all love a personal touch, especially when it comes to fashion. As such, you can’t go wrong with personalized pieces as gifts. The thought behind presents like these ensures they win a place in the heart of anyone who receives them. And, keeping things simple means they can work with any style. Something like these engravable bar necklace options are neutral enough to work with most outfits. You can be sure that a piece like this will become a staple of anyone’s style. Similarly, you could personalize bracelets, bag chains, and even earrings.

The Personal Shopper Experience

 

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So, you want to cater for your friend’s love of fashion without actually buying them clothes? There is, after all, a lot of risk involved. And, wouldn’t it be better to let them buy something they picked for themselves?

Most people following this train of thought would opt for gift cards. But, we’d advise against it. In many ways, gift cards reek of no effort. Instead, you could go down the alternative route of a personal shopper. In most cases, you pay for the shopper and invest a certain amount of money for your friend to spend. It’s an amazing experience that is sure to be a once in a lifetime!

The Best Gift Ideas for Men That You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

We all know that men are the hardest people to shop for, no matter the occasion! The best thing you can do is to go for something that is as personal as possible. If you still can’t think of anything, you may be in need of a few ideas. Before you find yourself in a Pinterest haze for hours and hours, and before you bother asking (as you will no doubt be given a simple- “I don’t mind”) have a look at these ideas that you might not have thought of before. Try to adapt them in ways that work for the man in your life because everyone is different!

 

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The best thing you can do for a gift is to go for something that is personal to the two of you. Do you have a joke that only the two of you know about? Find something to do with that. The best place to look for a specialized gift is online. Maybe you have a film that you both love and are always quoting? Have a look for something to do with that, maybe there’s a screening going on somewhere that you can make a trip off. Or maybe there’s a signed DVD going on eBay. It shouldn’t take you too long to think of anything when you base it off of personal things between the two of you.

 

Another thing that would be ideal for you to do would be to go for something that is related to their hobbies. For example, if they love their beer- like most men- maybe you could get them an engraved pint glass or if they’ve never tried to make their own, a beer making kit. Or you could look online for a unique beer that they had on a holiday that they loved. You would have to tailor this to the man’s personal hobbies of course.

 

Getting them something that they love is quite a hard task. So if you don’t want to go down this route, there are plenty of more fail-safe options that you could go for that would be a bit easier for you and they are probably more likely to love! You could go for something slightly more sentimental. An example of this would be to find a beautiful picture of the two of you, perhaps from when you were younger and put it in a frame for them. Or you could get loads of pictures of him and all the special people in his life and create more of a college.

 

One of the things that might appreciate the most, however, could be an experience or something to remember rather than an object. An experience based gift doesn’t mean you have to spend loads of money though! You could take him to a beautiful town that he loves and buy him a nice dinner. Or you could get him to the cinema for an upcoming film he’s excited about. Which is something that you would have to tailor to the person to get the most enjoyment out of! An experience could be the best idea of all because everyone loves having something to look forward to!

Fast-Lane Gifts For The Petrol Head In Your Life

If you aren’t into cars and motorbikes yourself, it can be quite hard to think of what to get your petrol head mates when their birthday comes around. If you find that you are struggling to think of something to buy them, you can always rely on this little gift guide. I’ve put my thinking cap on and come up with these awesome gifts for auto fans. They’ll certainly keep them in the fast lane!

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Motorbike Goggles

 

These may be an important part of bikers’ basics kit, but your biker friends will certainly appreciate a new pair of goggles for their birthday! If your friend regularly hits the road with their bike, their goggles will suffer a lot of wear and tear. Plus, just one small piece of gravel that flies up and hits them could cause a small chip or crack in the plastic. So, most bikers really appreciate a spare pair!

Personalized Number Plate

 

I’m sure that most people have dreamed of the different numbers and letters they could use to spell their name in a personalized number plate for their car or motorbike! If you know the kind of thing that your friend would like on their very own plate, why not buy them it for their birthday? They’ll love showing off their personalized plate, and everyone else will be able to quickly recognize them whenever they pass by!

 

Cordless Tyre Inflator

 

Inflating a tyre can be very difficult if you don’t have much experience in it, no matter how much of a petrol head you might be! So, to make it easier for your friend the next time they get stuck with a flat tyre, why not treat them to a very modern cordless tyre inflator. You can find these in most home stores and garages.

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Encyclopedia Of Classic Cars

 

Does your petrol-head friend love their classic cars? If so, they will be over the moon to unwrap an Encyclopedia of Classic Cars on their birthday. This book will be packed full of information and fun facts about all the different classic cars, from Rolls Royces to Mercedes Benz. When you are looking for a book about classic cars, you should try and find a coffee table book, as it will look displayed in your friend’s home in the middle of their coffee table or on a sideboard.

 

Speedometer Cufflinks

 

All men love cufflinks as they look extremely stylish and sophisticated when worn with a slick suit. Why not get your male friend some auto-themed cufflinks? There are lots of different designs that you can choose from but one of the smartest has to be ones that look like car speedometers. They are great worn at weddings, graduation ceremonies, and other special events. Alternatively, your friend could just keep them as a keepsake to ensure that they never go missing!

 

As you can see, there are plenty of gifts you can choose for your friends who are petrol heads! And they are all cheaper than buying them an actual car or motorcycle!

Make Their next Birthday Their Best Yet

If a special somebody in your life has got a birthday coming up, why not do all you can to make it their best yet? Why not show just how much you love them by giving them a birthday they will always remember? If these sound like things you’d like to do, then make sure to read for tips on how to do so.


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First of all, you need to provide your loved one with a constant string of surprises throughout their whole birthday experience. To do this, you you need to ensure that the birthday surprises just keep on coming. These surprises could entail anything, from gifts from the heart to a unplanned little getaway for the two of you. When you surprise them with gifts that actually mean something (and aren’t just a pair of socks or new slippers) you will be going a long way in seeing this birthday live long in the memory.

 

 

And to further the memorability of this birthday you shouldn’t shirk on the party touches either. You should hire a location that is, one, going to be able to cater to all of your size needs, and two, means something to the birthday boy or girl. This could be their favourite pub or restaurant. It could be a tearoom. Or it could even be a social club. But it’s not all about the location, It’s about the refreshments too. Furthermore, you should ensure that everything they love is on the menu. And it could even mean that you put your own, definitive touches on the menu too. For instance, why not create your own cocktail menu? The more tailored the party appears to be, the more special the birthday celebrator will be made to feel.

 

 

But no birthday would be complete without presents, would it? And the presents that you buy and the way you present them can be a huge contributor when it comes to the making of the perfect birthday. First of all, you should aim to buy the perfect present for them. This means you shouldn’t necessarily look for boring things that they may need, but instead go for things that they actually want. Better still, you could provide them with something that is personalised — a personalised t-shirt, perhaps? But, as mentioned, it’s not just about the present — it’s about the way you present it as well. And when it comes to presenting a present in the right way, look no further than wrapping it in wholesale gift wrap. By doing so you prove yourself to your loved one that you are most certainly going the extra mile to ensure this birthday is as special as can be.

 

 

The number one rule when it comes to making somebody else’s birthday as special as can be is to bare what they like, and do not like, in mind at all times. You should never make choices based off your own preferences. It’s their birthday, and to make it as special as can be you have to cater to their desires at all times.

 

Go-To Gifts For The Foodie In Your Life


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It’s hard enough to buy a great gift for any loved one, but when they’re a foodie it’s even harder. When a friend or relative is always picking apart and analyzing every food or drink that’s put in front of them, there’s a natural worry that you’re going to buy something that’s a little sub-par. To make the whole task easier for you, here’s a few go-to gift ideas for the foodie in your life.

Chili Selection

If the foodie you’re buying for has a taste for blisteringly hot stuff, then why not put their palate to the test? There’s a huge range of chili peppers on the market, ranging from the mildest twinge of sweet seasoning to ones that will blow the average person’s head off! Most of us sane people stick to the lower end of the Scoville scale, but the foodie in your life might be a different story! You can buy a wide range of chili powders, blends and whole peppers on sites like Spices Inc. Get a selection for your foodie, and they’ll have months of fun seeing how hot they can go!

Tagine Cooking Pot

You may have never heard of Tagine cooking pots, but there’s a fair chance the foodie you’ve got in mind has. With their delightful decoration and distinctive shape, cooking tagines will let the foodie in your life prepare Moroccan cuisine the authentic way. Before you buy one of these pots, you need to check a couple of things. Obviously, you’ll need to have a snoop around their kitchen to make sure they don’t have one. Furthermore, because these pots were made for rustic cooking, your foodie will probably need a heat diffuser in order to use a Tagine on the hob.

An Exotic Pairing

Ask any foodie, and they’ll tell you a great dish just isn’t complete without a good pairing. If you’re stuck for any outside-the-box ideas, then there’s countless wines and spirits from around the world which your foodie might adore. Forget about the different names of countries hanging over aisles at your local liquor store. Go online, and find a truly exotic pairing which your foodie can use to complement their meals. You don’t really need to splash out in order to get a pairing your foodie will appreciate. This Kikori whiskey price, for example, is very reasonable. You know what your foodie likes to drink better than us though, so shop around!

Bacon Smoking Kit

For many foodies, there’s nothing better than the satisfaction of making their food completely from scratch. If this sounds like the one you’re buying for, then this bacon kit could be the perfect gift for them. Aside from the curing and seasoning materials included in the kit, all your foodie will need is a pork belly, and somewhere to cook. Following an easy process, (or easy for them, anyway) they’ll have 5lbs of delicious bacon ready for use in other dishes. The fact that they’ve made it themselves will make the pork taste even better!