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Secret Santa Ideas

It’s that time of year again. Men and women in offices all around the country are pulling names out of hats and sighing as they brainstorm what to spend their precious £5, £10 or £20 on. Do you go for a jokey gift, something thoughtful, or the classic box of chocolates to avoid having to spend too much time shopping around? Here at IWOOT we’ve done all the brainstorming for you and have put some ideas together for great, innovative Secret Santa gifts this Christmas.

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Him

You have your gift list to hand, a budget in mind and weekend to do your Christmas shopping. Mum, easy…sister, done…dad, argh! We don’t know about you, but here at the IWOOT office we find buying gifts for men much more difficult then buying for the women in our families. If you share our despair, then don’t panic! We have gathered together some Christmas gift ideas for men so all you have to do is browse, select, purchase and enjoy your weekend.

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Women

Christmas lights are dangling high in the sky, mulled wine is on the stove and the shops are filling up with hundreds of excited shoppers, eagerly searching for Christmas gifts. So, here at IWOOT, we’ve put together a selection of Christmas gift ideas for the women in your life, so you can sit, back, relax, avoid the queues and drink your mulled wine in the warmth of your home.

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Teenage Bedroom Ideas

It’s that time of day, you are heading into your teenage son or daughter’s room to collect washing from the floor and various glasses and mugs hidden on the sides and you think, what’s with all the posters? Have we not replaced the little child’s lamp yet?…Is that a rip in the bedding?!

With half term upon us and time on your and your teenager’s hands, why not get together and give their room a spruce in time for Christmas? With the winter coming to meet us, making our bedroom a cosy, inviting place to be will make hiding indoors from the elements that much enjoyable. IWOOT is here to give you some teenage bedroom ideas that will give your son or daughter a unique bedroom to be proud of!

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Real Recipes : Kids Party Food

It’s half term this week for thousands of children across the UK, which means they have extra time (and energy) to get excited and prepared for Halloween and bonfire night parties. With the weather being…well just a bit dull, kids will be spending more time indoors, looking for fun, new activities. So why not get them involved in some party food prep? They’ll be away from the T.V, learning lots of new skills and you’ll have to spend less time hidden away in the kitchen on your own! So, discover some creative party food treats with IWOOT this half term and join in the bake off fun!

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A Mad Men Evening with IWOOT and Reiss

It’s hard to admit, but winter is finally upon us. The evenings are cooler and darker, and unfortunately there’s not much we can do about it; not even the brilliant inventors at IWOOT.com have managed to build a time machine…yet.

Now, although we all love a Saturday evening, sat in watching a classic film, snuggled up under a blanket – we’ve been thinking about how we can make winter evenings at home a little more exciting. Dinner dates, game nights, bake off competitions and movie themed evenings were among our favourites, with a particular stand-out suggestion made by our film and series fanatic, Tom.

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Homeware that will make you House Proud

It’s September and the children are finally back at school, which not only means a little peace and quiet, but some time to make your house look less like a chaotic clutter and more like a home again. Well…until the weekend that is. So have a read of our IWOOT blog and find out how to piece your home back together again and get house proud!

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Latest Gadgets : Ollie by Sphero

Attention to all extremely organised parents looking for the best Christmas gifts or birthday presents this year. Here at IWOOT we have found the coolest, fastest, most high-tech gadget around. Please welcome the new Sphero Ollie, guaranteed to keep children and big kids (/dads) entertained.

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Real Recipes : Smoothie Ideas

So you might have noticed quite a smoothie trend over the summer – whether they’re fruity, creamy, healthy or full of calories, everyone seems to love them. They’re fun to make, taste amazing and are a fabulous homemade substitute for shop bought ice cream or sugary slushies – so have a look at our smoothie recipes below – this is one of the occasions where you SHOULD definitely try this at home!

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Autumn Activities

There’s only one weekend left of summer, so planning in weekends together as a couple, family or with friends for the autumn will help avoid the dreaded summer holiday blues. Here at IWOOT we’ve hand picked a selection of different experience days perfect for family days or romantic outings among the fallen leaves, so take a look and plan some fun-filled weekends together!

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