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After the success of the past Christmas Gift Guides, Berkshire Mummies is delighted to be bringing the Christmas Gift Guide back for it’s fourth year, supporting even more (mostly Berkshire) Small Businesses this year. Thank you for taking the time to read this post and shop local, please do share with friends and family.
Throughout this blog post you will find clickable links for each business, do click through to their website and see what they have to offer.
Babyprints Berkshire – Babyprints Berkshire Life casts specialise in providing a handprint and footprint casting service for babies, children and even adults. From framed baby hand prints and foot prints to stand-alone hand and foot metal cast statues – we have something to suit every occasion and budget. Each babyprint is unique – and you get a vast array of framing colour combinations to choose from. Babyprints make a perfect gift for proud new parents and grandparents alike.
The casting is a simple process, gently immersing each hand or foot which sets in 10 – 15 seconds to a rubbery mould. We use high quality hypoallergenic moulding powder that gives a fine cast and excellent result. The casting appointment takes 20 – 30 minutes; including casting time and to choose your frame and finish. The frames are handmade to order, the finished framed piece is ready to collect in 4 weeks. Please contact me here to book.
Bullabaloo – At Bullabaloo, we transform everyday baby essentials into multitasking heroes. Our sleep comforters and new sensory muslins are not just soft and gentle, but they also provide added benefits to support your child’s comfort and development. We take pride in creating versatile products that make parenting easier while ensuring the utmost comfort for your little ones, making Bullabaloo the perfect choice for your family this Christmas season. Shop online today.
Tiger Moon Creative – Thoughtful gifts made with your little one’s handprints & footprints – we create Pet Prints too. Newborn Inkless Wipe Kits are available to send directly to friends and family – Perfect for a Christmas Gift, Baby Shower, New Parents, Grandparents or Godparents. Prints can be uploaded to the website from anywhere in the world.
E-gift vouchers are also available to send to someone directly on a special date – see our website for details.
Drink and Food
Chocolates for Chocoholics – The Gold Christmas Taster Box from Chocolates for Chocoholics, a local business in Hurst (on the outskirts of Twyford and Wokingham) is a real crowd-pleaser! Choose from eighteen luxury chocolates from British chocolatiers with flavours that include salted caramel truffle, raspberry cup, hazelnut truffle, triple choc crunch and praline star. The box also includes milk chocolate-covered honeycomb and yoghurt-coated cranberries. All for just £17.50. Click here to purchase.
Gourmet Mum Cakes – Christmas Brownie Gift Boxes; Rich and gooey brownies, baked to order using only quality ingredients. Each box contains the following delicious festive flavours: gingerbread, Ferrero, Rocher, salted caramel and chocolate orange.
These brownie boxes come in three different sizes so perfect for gifting. Small (4 brownies) £8.50, medium (9 brownies) £18 and large (16 brownies) £28. Orders can be placed until 12th December 2023 and collected 2nd – 23rd December 2023 from Windsor. All boxes are made fresh for your collection date. To order please click here.
Brew Crew is a social enterprise coffee roaster based in Newbury, uniquely focused on high quality coffee paired with genuinely tangible impact at source. We hand roast each small batch by hand, ensuring that we get the maximum out of our exceptional, meticulously sourced coffee.
Buy freshly roasted coffee, wholebean or ground, or even gift a subscription to keep your loved one caffeinated with fresh, specialty coffee all year round!
Prosecco World – Prosecco World is your ultimate online destination for high quality Prosecco DOCG. Explore a wide selection of premium Prosecco DOCG from niche Italian family brands, who value tradition and sustainability. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, looking for a perfect gift, hosting a gathering with friends, or simply treating yourself to a moment of pure indulgence, Prosecco World is your go-to destination for finding the perfect fizz. Let’s boost those special moments with fizzy happiness! You can visit the website here.
Clothing and Fashion
Wonder and Wren – Wonder & Wren creates organic baby and toddler clothing, for newborns up to 3 year olds. Adorable prints designed by independent illustrators & printed using eco & child safe inks, you can rest assured your little one’s will be dressed in comfort as well as looking cute. Proudly handmade in the UK, all orders come gift wrapped in our branded tissue paper, making the perfect gift this Christmas. Please view and order on the website here.
Thrive with Colour – Give yourself, or a loved one, the gift of colour and style confidence… a gift that can last a lifetime! I’m a local award-winning image consultant & personal stylist. Services include colour analysis, helping individuals to discover which shades of colours look amazing on them and to help them look and feel their best and most authentic self. My services make such a thoughtful gift. Click here for more information and to purchase gift vouchers.
Curious Little Monkey Books – Are you looking for Christmas gift inspiration for children aged 0-16? At Curious Little Monkey Books we offer an array of enchanting books and games, all published by Usborne, a world-leading children’s publisher. From imaginative tales to activity books, jigsaws and more, there’s a perfect present for every young mind. Contact Flick, your local Usborne partner, to receive inspiration and ideas to help you discover the ideal gift!
Debi Evans Books – Debi Evans, Berkshire author, can sign and paw-print chapter books as wonderful Christmas gifts for 7-12 year olds. Rolo is my time-travelling rescued Jack Russell who makes things happen in history! The books are narrated by him and are full of history & mythology woven into family sharing stories. Special offer £20 per set of 5 books or £5 per book. Please order through the website. Books will be posted from 21st November 2023.
(AFF) Treasure Map Trails maps are available for Eton, Windsor, Maidenhead, Marlow and many other towns in Berkshire. They are perfect for families with children aged 5 to 12 who are looking for an alternative outdoor adventure and an opportunity to discover a local town or maybe a town you are visiting for a holiday. Click here to buy a map.
(AFF) Discover The Lost Wish by Clare Anderson and Emily Jacobs, illustrated by Emma Kurran, where imagination is limitless, and pure adventure awaits. It’s a tale guaranteed to excite and inspire young readers everywhere.
Siena is a bright and brave little girl, who, one cold and wintry night, steps with Buddy and Gabi through a magical archway into Elfland. Along their journey, they encounter friendly elves, dangerous dragons, flying pixies and talking rats as they set upon an important mission to find The Lost Wish and with it, save the dreams of a thousand children.
Time is against them and the clock is ticking! Will they succeed with their important mission or will Gizmo the Dragon get there first?
Click here to purchase the book.
Little Local Box – Little Local Box curates gift boxes showcasing independent British businesses by region. A truly unique and thoughtful gift sure to bring delight to friends and family this Christmas. A small family run business based in Berkshire, passionate about championing mindful independent businesses, sustainable gifting and giving back. Each gift plants a tree and supports charitable causes. Let your loved ones discover local this Christmas, send a gift with ease at Little Local Box. You can order via the website.
Gift Vouchers and Experiences
Parker-Wilson Photography – Parker-Wilson Photography specialises in Lifestyle Photography, capturing authentic moments of your family. From newborn session in the comfort of your home to end of maternity leave sessions that capture those special moments of you and your little one to family sessions at home or out in the woods, I offer a range of sessions suitable for everyone. Gift vouchers are a fantastic way to give a gift that will last for years to come. You can purchase them here.
Boating at Marlow – Discover the most beautiful reaches of the River Thames with Boating at Marlow. Offering a selection of luxury self-drive and skippered boats it is a perfect way to celebrate or simply enjoy some time on the water. For a memorable day out that the whole family will enjoy bring a picnic and explore at your own pace. Book online now to secure your 2024 trip at 2023 prices! Gift vouchers also available. You can find out more here.
Home and Home Decor
Sunningdale Candle Co – produce natural candles, wax melts and diffusers made with sustainably-sourced waxes and bases and their own unique blends of finest essential oils, all handmade in their kitchen workshop in Sunningdale. Their aim is simple: to create products using all-natural ingredients to give you a beautiful, gentle natural aroma that makes your senses smile! They also have a range of handmade ceramic wax melt burners/tea light holders – designed in conjunction with a local potter. You can view the collection on the website.
Craft Squared – Welcome to CraftSquared, where gifting isn’t just an exchange – it’s an emotional journey. We don’t just create gifts, we create moments that make recipients feel genuinely valued and special. Our expertise lies in the art of crafting bespoke scrabble frames. Weaving names and chosen words together with wooden embellishments reflecting individual hobbies and interests, each frame tells a story. From family treasures to adorable children frames, we’ve got a wide array of concepts and sizes for every occasion. And guess what? Our mission to spread joy and create magic extends to craft parties, a huge hit with the little ones! Explore the enchantment on Instagram.
Leo and Blake Living – Leo & Blake Living is a Berkshire based company who design and create premium decorative items for your home & garden. Beautifully crafted, Corten steel (known for its rich burnt orange colouring) honeycomb insect hotels, wall mounted planters, & garden wall art. A perfect Christmas gift which will continue to give all year round with its ongoing, organic evolution of material colour change and of course offering a home for all creatures wild & wonderful. You can visit our Instagram page here.
Windsor and Eton Photo Art – Stuck for gift ideas for that difficult-to-buy-for friend or relative? Need to refresh some artwork, or add colour and interest to a wall? Or just want to treat yourself (and why not!)… check out the beautiful range of framed, local photography by Windsor & Eton Photo Art. There are themes and styles to suit every interest – and, once on the wall – are guaranteed conversation points. Prices start from £20 for individual framed photos, up to £42 for the signature collage collections and £65 for the super-sized poster A2 framed prints. Berkshire Mummies followers enjoy 10% off orders, and you’ll know that you’re supporting a fellow Berkshire Mummy and small local Berkshire business! Please click here to purchase.
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