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Are you struggling with what to buy him this Christmas? We've hand-picked ten of the most humorous gifts suitable for men of all ages. And because we're feeling festive, there's 30% off all of the gifts featured.
Looking for something quirky and unusual? Check out Qwerkity - fun, practical and unusual products for everyone!
Finding presents for the men in your life needn’t be troublesome this Christmas. With our top pick of the funniest and silliest gifts for men, their festive season will be full of LOLs and endless hours of entertainment.
Each participant must take it in turn to scratch the laminated poster to reveal 32 challenges. Who will be crowned the "Manliest" of them all? Grab it roughly and in a manly way here at a 30% off this week only.
Let’s face it, not all of us love Christmas as much as Santa’s elves. Grab one of these festive aprons for the Christmas chef with a cheeky streak.
Available in two colours, red and black, and with a choice of different messages including:
Do you know someone with a birthday coming up? Here are our top birthday gift ideas for men, women, teens and children.
Do you know someone who is passionate, emotional and secretive, or who is optimistic, honest and intellectual? Chances are they’re either a Scorpio or Sagittarius with a birthday coming up.
If you’re struggling for a gift idea then we have a wide selection of great birthday gift ideas for men, women, teenagers and children. If you’re looking for a birthday gift which is a little more special, make sure you take a look at our personalised gifts, but remember to order early for that special birthday present.
Here are our top birthday gift ideas for Men:
100 Places You Will Never Visit
Personalised 3 Pack Man's Virtues Set
Red Chilli Milk Chocolates
3 great birthday gifts for Women:
Downton Abbey 2013 Jigsaw Puzzle
Quirky 50ish Mug
Penhaligon’s Gift Box of Miniature Fragrances
Great Birthday ideas for Teens:
Build Your Own Mechanical Robot Arm
Sneakers Silly Socks
Don’t forget the Kids:
Glam My Watch
Personalised Pencil Case & Pencils
Magic Choc Deluxe Pack
If these gift ideas don’t quite suit, don’t forget to check out our whole Gift collection.
Did you know that John Cleese and Julia Roberts are both Scorpios with birthdays on October 27th and 28th? However, Billy Connolly is a Sagittarius celebrating his birthday on November 24th. Let us know if you share your birthday with these celebrities or any other famous person.
Make someone’s Christmas even more special this year with a personalised Christmas gift.
If you’re looking for that extra-special, thoughtful gift this Christmas with a unique and individual touch, nothing says ‘thoughtful’ more than a personalised gift.
Our collection of hand-picked gifts can be personalised with names and messages. Choose from wine, Champagne or spirits; mugs, calendars, jigsaws, stationery and more. Our Christmas Stockings and Personalised Christmas Sack will certainly add that extra touch of magic this Christmas.
To make choosing easier we have put together our top 5 personalised Christmas gifts for men and for women.
Top 5 Personalised Christmas Gifts for Men
Do you get bored easily? Don't despair – take a look at our Top 50 Boredom Busting games, gadgets and accessories – for young and old.
Are you someone who gets bored easily at home, at work or when travelling, or maybe you have children who always tell you that they’re bored? Fear not – help is at hand!
We have compiled a list of our Top 50 Boredom Busters to put boredom aside for good. From games to puzzles to humorous books and much more, we’re sure to have something to relieve boredom (and they also make great gift ideas too!).
To get you started, here is our Top 10 favourite Boredom Busters for kids and adults:
Still bored? Take a look at the whole Top 50 Boredom Busters collection for even more quirky ideas and boredom cures.
Is your garden ready for Autumn? If not then here are some handy tools and accessories to make those gardening jobs quicker and easier.
Autumn is finally here and the change in the weather means those much-needed gardening jobs are looming – clearing leaves, planting Spring bulbs, cutting back perennials and protecting your outside tap from freezing.
To help make light work of these all-important jobs, we have put together our top 10 most useful and best gardening tools and accessories for Autumn gardening.
Top 10 Best Gifts for Girls from our latest Gifts for the Girls Autumn Collection for anyone in need of a little gift inspiration.
Can you believe Autumn is here, and our Autumn Gifts Catalogues have already landed. We’ve added over 500 brand new gifts, gadgets and accessories for women, girls, men and boys of all ages and are very excited about the new collection.
If you’re not quite sure what your wife, girlfriend, mum, sister, niece, aunt or grandmother wants for their birthday, Christmas or a special occasion, then we have all sorts of fun, quirky, pampering and practical presents to suit all budgets.
Here are my top 10 best gifts for girls to help inspire you:
1) Tabby Cat Spectacles Case- cat lovers will adore this
2) Ice Stick - no more diluted drinks
3) Talk to the Hand Bluetooth Gloves - the quirky way to answer your phone
4) Dig In Salad Servers - the fun way to serve salad
5) The Cocktail Kit - impress your guests with your cocktail-making skills
6) DIY Stripe Cone Bird House - Give your garden birds a smart new home
7) Clipster Wireless Speaker - enjoy music on the go
8) Mr Tea - makes the perfect brew
9) Crabtree & Evelyn Ultimate Hand Therapy - perfect pampering
10) Find & Make™ Doll’s House Kit - time to get creative
See the whole Autumn Gifts Collection online now – there’s over 500 more great gifts to choose from, which would also make top Christmas gifts for girls.
Here are my Top 10 Best Gifts for Men from our latest Autumn Gifts Collection – now online.
Autumn is just around the corner, which means that our Autumn Gifts Catalogues are landing on doormats this week. We’re all very excited and have added over 500 brand new gifts, gadgets and accessories for men, boys, women and girls of all ages.
If you really struggle trying to find the perfect gifts for men then we have a whole range of fun and quirky gifts perfect for husbands, boyfriends, dads, grandfathers, uncles, nephews and brothers, not forgetting practical and unusual gifts too.
Here are my top 10 best gifts for men to help inspire you:
1) Marmite® Chocolate - perfect for any Marmite® Lover (or to convert a hater!)
2) Memphis Record Player - a great gift idea for music lovers
3) Singing Egg Timer - an ‘eggcellent’ present for anyone who can’t even boil an egg!
4) Another 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs - any cyclist will enjoy this book
5) Bar10der Multi-Tool - show off your cocktail-making skills with this clever gadget
6) Worn to be Wild Testival Suit - perfect to wear in the office or at a party
7) Whisky Aroma Kit - become a whisky expert with this kit
8) Cufflink Collection Box - a stylish box to store all your favourite cufflinks
9) Cut Above the Rest Wash Bag - perfect for any man who travels
10) Remote Control Space Man - this little space man will be loved by young and old
Don’t forget to view the whole Autumn Gifts Collection online now – there’s over 500 more great gifts to choose from which would also make top Christmas gifts for men!
Here are our top 10 best travel accessories and gadgets for any Bank Holiday Getaway.
The August Bank Holiday weekend is nearly upon us, and for many this is our last long weekend before the Christmas holidays. If you’re making the most of the extra day off and going on a short break, make sure you don’t leave home without our best travel accessories and cool gadgets to make any trip a success.
We have just launched our brand new essentials by post autumn collection and have over 140 new gadgets and accessories to choose from. Here are our favourites…
Great news this week. Our brand new essentials by post autumn catalogues have launched and are packed full with over 140 brand new practical, fun and unusual gadgets and accessories for your home, garden, DIY and travel. Be the first to view the new collection online (www.essentialsbypost.co.uk).
There are so many new gadgets to choose from this autumn including home gadgets. One of my absolute favourites is the Oh-So Light Expanding Hose which automatically expands up to 3 times its original length when the water is turned on and contracts when the water is turned off. Take a look at the fantastic video we have of it below.
If you love to cook, but always end up having to serve cold food due to the lack of room in the oven, then our Microwaveable Hot Plate is the answer. You can keep food piping hot as well as beautifully chilled for up to an hour with this clever hot plate.
Prevent draughts this autumn and winter when the nights start to draw in with our beautiful Sheep Draught Excluder which features a family of 8 woolly sheep complete with tails, eyes and endearing expressions. It will guarantee a smile even on the chilliest of nights.
If you like to start the day with a strong coffee or a good cup of tea then our Coffee Press and Tea Infusers are for you. Just add coarsely ground coffee or tea leaves to the Infuser, dip it into the boiling water, allow to brew and press to release the full flavour – delicious!
Finally, have more fun in the shower with this brilliant Light-up LED Shower Head which lights up the water in different colours depending on the temperature. Eau so clever!
Don’t forget you can see all of these new products and the rest of the full collection online now.
Why not let us know your favourite new gadgets and accessories by leaving us a comment in the box below – we always love to hear from you.
Find out who our latest Introduce a Friend competition winner is!
It’s that time of year again and we have just drawn our latest winner from our Introduce a Friend Competition, where we sent out Introduce a Friend cards with our summer Essentials catalogues.
Congratulations to Lucy Millar, our latest Introduce a Friend Competition winner who has won £50 of vouchers to spend with us. We hope you enjoy spending your vouchers.
Thank you to everyone who entered and filled out the cards recommending a friend. We hope that you all find some great gift ideas for yourself, friends and family for any occasion.