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Fun & Quirky Gifts & Printables for Wine Lovers

Can you believe Christmas is coming … I don’t even want to count the weeks, days etc. time just seems to be escaping. 

The kids have only gone back to school, and I’m not quite sure where the summer holidays went and now we have to think about Christmas!

This is one of the reasons, I love writing my blog! When we think about how fast time is passing us by, it’s a reminder to stop and take a breath. Enjoying each day is what matters. 

With this in mind … enjoying each day with a glass of wine is how some people like to roll! Not that I’m encouraging this behaviour, but as a wine-lover, (yes we can still be spiritual etc. and enjoy the flavours of alcohol-fuelled grapes), there’s something fun about receiving a wine-related gift.

So do you have a family member or friend who would relish, or find it fun, to recieve a quirky wine-related gift?

Here’s some fab ideas!

A BATH CADDY

How perfect is this for wine lovers, book lovers and bath lovers?

A fab all-in-one pressie.

A Homiu 100% natural bamboo bath caddy from DealBerry (was £44.50) OR redeem towards another available deal

Check it out on wowcher

WINE FOOD BOOK

For those friends who not only love wine, but who also enjoying cooking. This great book has many ideas to accompany the finest wines.

WINE STARTER KIT

Many wine lovers have their favourite wines, but many are up for exploring different tastes. This is a great pressie for wine-lovers to experiment making their own wine.

Starter Wine Making Set - Solomon Grundy Gold Cabernet Sauvignon 6 Bottle Size Red Wine Kit With Equipment - Home Made Homemade Wine

Click here to purchase this fun wine making kit

WINE CHILLER STICK

I love this! We’ve all seen the wine bottle coolers, but sometimes they are just not convenient! How perfect is this? Not only does it keep it cool but it is a wine stopper too! Perfect for those friends who simply like a glass of wine, rather than the bottle!!

Check it out this chiller here

FUNKY WINE HOLDERS

I love a quirky wine holder! I love the shoe design holders, but if that’s not your thing, check out the link below for more funky designs.

SEE MORE FUNKY, QUIRKY WINE HOLDERS

FUNKY PERSONALISED ACCESSORIES

How cute are these? Perfect for those friends who love to snuggle with a glass of wine. Personalising them gives that extra special touch. 

Wine Socks Funny Socks Women's Personalized Socks image 0
SEE HERE HOW YOU CAN PERSONALISE THESE GORGEOUS SOCKS

PERSONALISED WINE BOTTLE

Tell me a wine-lover who wouldn’t want to see their name branded on a bottle of wine! Perfect, fun and quirky keepsake gift.

Personalised "Always Be My Partner in Wine" Couples’ Wine

See here how you can personalise a bottle for your loved one

WINE COLOURING BOOK

Not only is this a fun pressie, but it is perfect for mindfulness. A glass of wine and a relaxing evening colouring … perfect!

You can purchase the snarky wine colouring book here

WINE SOAP

A fun gift that is great for wine lovers who love their baths.

See more about this wine soap here

PORTABLE & FOLDABLE WINE & PICNIC TABLE

I have no words for this … it’s perfect! Not only to use in the park or on the beach, but also in the garden when entertaining friends! You could buy this for a wine loving friend, or buy it for yourself! This defintiely something I’ll be adding to my kitchen attire.

WINE CANDLE

What a perfect way to spend a relaxing evening: a beautiful scented candle giving off the aroma of your favourite wine. Lovely gift for wine lovers.

See this pinot grigio wine candle here

LAST BUT NOT LEAST,

MY OWN FUNKY WINE PRINTABLES!

Download the Vinyl Cutting Machine Guide, print and frame! Simple! A cheap but fun gift for wine-lovers.

This is a bundle of wine prints for under £5: you receive 10 prints in 4 different sizes (4×6, 5×7, 8×10, 11×14)

You can even use them as scrolls … tie a piece of red ribbon around the scroll & it’s already looking like christmas!

See below the prints you will receive, all print off in black and white:

See here the above black and white prints, available on my online shop. 

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Awesome Quotes To Help You Think From Your Heart & Soul

Do you let your heart or your head rule?

Often we let our heads rule over our hearts. We analysis situations, we judge, we criticise … we overthink.

Once you become more aligned with your spiritual being you will find it easier to follow your heart. Imagine your heart is coming from a place of love, passion & purpose and then imagine your head is coming from a place of fear.

This is a dramatic way to look at life and I understand that it really isn’t that simple, however, if you can simplify it then you’ll see how your life is meant to be full of love. Imagine coming from a place of love and light. Imagine following your heart and knowing that everything will fall into place. By listening to your fear, you are listening to what is known as the ego.

Once you learn to listen to your heart, come from only a place of love, you will feel so fulfilled that your ego won’t be able to push you away from the things you love.

If you’d like to more about listening to your heart & not your ego, you can read the previous blog here on how to live with a grateful & loving heart

This week’s update to my Etsy shop is fabulous heart quotes.

Remember to surround yourself with positivity to keep the negative thoughts away.

Often we think with our heads, we over-analyse, we judge, we criticise and we don’t come from a place of love. So to remind yourself to come from a place of love, surround yourself with positivity. There are plenty of other quotes on my shop to help keep these loving thoughts at the forefront of your mind.

‘Positive messages throughout the day, help to keep the negative thoughts away’

Love & happiness to you always

Victoria xx

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Inspirational Quotes To Help You Personally Grow

Do you feel stagnant? Do you feel stuck in a rut? 

Life can often do this to us, but it’s only us who can do something about it. It is only us who can push ourselves to grow. Is there something deep inside of you that knows you have more to give to the world? You know there should be more to your life than there is?

Sometimes we need a short sharp push to get us out of our comfort zones. If that isn’t happening, there are no ‘AH-HA’ moments in your life, then you need to be the change. You need to think about what it is you want and make those changes happen. Don’t let the fear of what could go wrong interfere with what could go amazingly right. This life journey is one big learning curve, so pick-up on the lessons and ensure that you grow to live the wonderful life you should be leading.

You can read the previous blog post on, ‘How to personally grow when you’re stuck in a rut’ here. Quotes and a therapeutic writing exercise to help.

As I always say, ‘Small steps count’, put small goals in place to help you achieve your personal growth. To help you, surround yourself with positivity. Covering your walls in inspirational messages is a great way to stay positive.

This week, 7 quotes on growth have been added to my Etsy Shop.

We all have more to give. We can all be learning new ways to grow. Even if you are happy and content with your life, there will be ways you can learn to grow, whether this is spiritually or emotionally, there’s always lessons we can be learning. There’s always a way in which we can grow. If we’re not growing, we are stagnant. Is our job on this physical plane finished? Obviously not, we are still here. We still have some growing to do. So be the seed and continue to blossom.

‘Positive messages throughout the day, help to keep the negative thoughts away’

 

Love & happiness to you always

Victoria xx

 

 

 

 

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Ten Angel Spiritual and Inspirational Books and Products to Help You on Your Journey of Life

Do you feel you need some help in connecting with the angels?

Do you find yourself wondering if they even exist?

Before you read through my favourite products that have helped me connect with the angels, why not try out the therapeutic creative writing exercise, that will help you connect mindfully and peacefully.

Plus, check out my ETSY SHOP … download & print some awesome Angel Quotes and many other Inspirational & Quirky Quotes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once you start looking out for the signs and making sense of the world we live in, you will feel calmer in knowing that all will be okay. You just have to believe. Once you start truly believing you won’t be scared to ask for help from your angels. They want to help you. They want you to live the best life possible.

As promised, here are some of my favourite products, to help you on this amazing joyful journey.

I’m a huge fan of Doreen Virtue. She writes her books as if she is talking to you personally, as if the angels are talking to you, she glides through her books with such softness, not only does it make the read easy, but knowing the angels are with us makes sense.

So firstly, to get you started on your 2018 inspirational affirmations, I would highly recommend

1. Angel Affirmations 2018 CalendarDoreen Virtue’s, Day to Day Calendar gives powerful messages from the angels. I realise that we are halfway through the year, but this still a fab calender. Catch up on the previous affirmations, or read 2/3 a day … Every day you can be inspired and feel energised by reminding yourself that angels surround us always.

      

2. How to Hear Your Angels, by Doreen Virtue was one of the first books I read about angels. Doreen Virtue gives a detailed account of the Archangels and how we can call for their help at any time. There are great descriptions on which Archangel to call upon for help for whatever situation you are facing. This book shows how the angels can help with any area of our lives and how to ask for their help. This is another book I keep close, for wherever an issue arises that I’m unsure of how to deal with. There is always an angel waiting to help.

      

3. Angels: How to See, Hear and Feel Your Angels, by Kyle Gray. Another of my favourite authors. Kyle was spiritual from a very young age. He uses his special gift to bring divine love to others. He shows people how to connect with angels in the softest of ways, his kind approach, even within his writing will draw you in. He uses little stories to show how asking for help from the angels works and mini exercises to show you how to connect. 

     

 

If you would prefer to listen to the books you can download Amazon’s Audible Membership here.

      

I love audible. I love listening when I’m driving or when I’m walking. I highly recommend signing up for the membership. I listen to novels and motivational books through audible, there’s something about walking in nature and listening to inspirational words.

4. Crystal Angels Oracle Cards: A 44-Card Deck and Guidebook

     

When it comes to understanding that the angels are always with us, this can be difficult at first, as we rush through life at top speeds that we forget to take two minutes to breathe and remember that, in the words of the wonderful late Louise Hay, ‘All is well.’ So I advise you carry an angel or wear an item that reminds you that the angels are with you, always. It will not only relax you in times of stress, but you will become accustomed to feeling spiritual energies around you, always.

5. Silver Sterling Angel Wings Pendant Necklaces 

One of my favourite angel accessories is my own angel wing pendant. If you’d like a magical pendant of your own, I adore this beautiful Cuoka Silver Jewellery is simply stunning, it’s available in the UK. The stunning diamond wing below is available in the USA.

6. Silver Angel Bracelets

Joma Jewellery Bracelet – A Little Angel (UK)

Katie Loxton Bracelet – A Little Guardian Angel (USA)

I love Joma Jewellery, (Katie Loxton Jewellery USA) I have a collection of their bracelets. I love their simple but elegant cards that display meanings of each particular bracelet. So when I saw this beautiful angel wing bracelet, yes, you got it, I knew I had to have it. There’s something about having an angel on your wrist that makes you feel as if they are holding your hand.

7. Angel Crystal Suncatchers for Home or Car
How can you not love these beautiful angel suncatchers? Perfect for your home or car.
 8. Opal Stone Carved Angel, Opalite Pocket Guardian Angel Gemstone Angel Gift, Reiki Healing Crystals Stone, Psychic-Spiritual Gift
     
     

‘Positive messages throughout the day, help to keep the negative thoughts away’

Download my free inspirational guide, that is full of quotes and posters, that you can print off to keep yourself motivated.

In this post, you can see some of my favourite books and angel delights, simply click on the pink button, if you’d like to see more about each product. The button will lead you to Amazon*

Love & happiness to you always

Victoria xx

*Please note, that this post contains affiliate links. If you click one of the links and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission. However, I truly would never recommend a product that I don’t love myself. I’m not sure the Angels would agree with that …

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There really is a tooth fairy!

tooth fairyI had quite a traumatic day yesterday. I don’t like to use words like ‘traumatic’ because generally it’s usually not that bad! But on the scale of things I like to do with my life, this is not one of them: I had a back tooth removed. Now without giving you too much graphi detail, this tooth had been filled 3 times at the last 3 appointments, the last filling was so deep I needed 2 injections and it still didn’t fill the hole! It was in an awkward place next to my wisdom tooth, and has been causing me a of pain since Xmas.

As a believer in the law of attractio, I’ve tried endlessly to believe my tooth was better, that I don’t really feel the pain, but it’s been so bad I couldn’t use mind over matter with this problem, I decided to do some research on sites like http://www.bpidental.co.uk/ and I discovered I would have to have it removed, at least 6 injection into my mouth yesterday, as the dentist couldn’t get the blasted thing numb enough, a bit of gas and air (which was lovely!) the tooth was finally removed, but to find a hole in my wisdom tooth. Oh the joy! This now has to be removed. Now, I’m petrified of the dentist. My heart was physically pumping out of my chest yesterday, luckily I find some great dentist to help me with this, that anyone can find if they visit EccellaSmiles.com. It stems from a bad chlld experience, which one day I’ll tell you about. But today tell you that the tooth fairy came!

Lexy (my 6 year old) wanted to know what had happened to my tooth and why I went to then dentist at the best downtown location. I explained the Dr. Shireen in Frisc had to keep it, not actually thinking she would want to se it. But then she said, ‘so does that mean the tooth fairy won’t come’. Aw bless her, I said, ‘well the tooth fairy doesn’t usually come to adults’.  piped up, ‘the tooth fairy can’t see adders … addicts,‘ So after a little conversation about whether it’s Tinkerbell that comes or ‘Holly’ and’ Nanny Plum’ from Ben and HollyLexy decided to write the tooth fairy a note.

I felt so lucky this morning, when the tooth fairy had kindly replied, with a £1 each for the girls to spend on their mummy ;-). At the all that matters is that my girls are learning why it is important to take care of their teeth, I always make sure to take them to the tandprotheticus Amstelveen professional for a regular checkup.

They were buzzing.

So was I, can’t wait for my treat, after both my girls told me I was very brave. And I love the fact that my girls made what started off as a ‘traumatic’ day into a memorabl moment that I’ll cherish for ever 🙂

PHOTOS: someusefulidioms.blogspot.com

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Buy an e-book as a gift

Do you have friend who is getting married? Why not purchase one of my wedding books as a gift for them? A fantastic Christmas or birthday present for any bride-to-be. Buying as an e-book allows them to read up on their wedding desires wherever and whenever. E-books can be left as a PDF on the computer so can be read on lunch or coffee breaks with programs from sites as sodapdf.com. They can be printed off and read just before bedtime. A different but great wedding/engagement gift for a special friend.