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    Top 5 Christening Gift Ideas

    March 11, 2020Uncategorised

    Looking for the perfect christening idea is a mind-field of silverware, classic books and tablewares. If you’re struggling to find that personal baby christening present, don’t worry our gifting experts here at My 1st Years are here to help. 

    A little one’s christening is always a momentous occasion, watching them be introduced into their faith is a special moment that you will want to cherish with the best christening gift idea. However, picking that perfect present is easier said …

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    Best Gifts for Second Babies 

    March 1, 2020Gift Guides, Gift Inspiration

    Knowing what to buy a second baby is never as easy as the first, but don’t worry the gifting experts at My 1st Years are here to help you pick the best gifts for baby number two. 

    When a friend or family member announces they are pregnant it’s always an exciting occasion, and of course you want to treat them to the best gift. However, buying thoughtful yet useful gifts for a second baby is always …

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    Come and see us at Winter Wonderland!

    December 28, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Events, Gift Guides, Gifts, Lifestyle, Real life, Things To Do

    Christmas may be over, but the festive fun doesn’t have to be just yet. If you’re stuck on what to do with the kids between Christmas and New Year, don’t forget that our pop-up at Winter Wonderland is still open until Sunday 5th January. Come on over to Hyde Park, take a break from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street and step inside the magical My 1st Years Igloo. 

     

    FREE Prizes for Children

    Bring the kids …

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    8 ways to make his first Father’s Day special

    May 25, 2019Advice, Celebrate with us, Celebrations

    Celebrating his very first Father’s Day is one of those moments he’ll treasure forever. Although the little one might be too young to know what’s happening, it makes for a great opportunity to thank him for being such a caring and dependable first-time dad. Make it extra special with these thoughtful ideas of how to spend the day.

     

    1. Cook his favourite meal

    We all have our favourite comfort foods, the ones we crave on weekends and holidays …

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    Our favourite childhood birthdays

    May 22, 2019Celebrate with us, Celebrations, Meet The Team

    Collecting seashells on the beach. Playing hide and seek in the back garden. Loading up the car for your summer family road trip. We all love to reminisce about our fondest childhood memories. Back when life seemed simple and carefree and your biggest worry was deciding which cartoons to watch after school.

    Here at My 1st Years, we love sharing stories about the good old days and with all of our special occasion gifts on offer, we’ve …

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    5 Reasons to Choose Wooden Toys as Gifts

    May 10, 2019Celebrate with us, Gift Inspiration, Gifts

    Because there’s nothing worse than running out of batteries.

     

    Gone are the days of our old favourite toys filling up our kids’ bedrooms. Now it’s all about the latest tech and newest gadgets taking up their play time. However, one thing that will never go out of fashion are those wooden toys you once loved as a child. They’re charming, timeless and simply beautiful to look at but if you need more reasons to choose wooden …

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    How to Gift Wrap Like A Pro

    April 23, 2019Uncategorised

    It’s no secret. People love to open beautifully wrapped gifts! When a gift is just as thoughtful on the outside as it is on the inside it can bring so much more joy. With just a few simple steps, you can learn how to perfect your own gift-wrapping skills.

    You will need:

    Wrapping paper
    Sticky tape
    Scissors
    Ribbon

    Follow these easy steps:

     

    1. Lay your paper out.

    2. Work out how much paper you will need and cut your paper along a straight …

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    How to choose an age-appropriate children’s gift

    April 11, 2019Celebrate with us, Gift Inspiration, Gifts

    We’ve all been there. You get invited to your little nephew’s birthday party and panic when you realise you have no idea what gift to bring. Finding the perfect present to suit their age can be hard and even parents can struggle at times. To avoid this reaction, we’re here to take the guesswork out of it with a helpful breakdown of gifts for every age. You’ll surely become their new favourite auntie or uncle …

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