Christmas Gifts for the Senses

During the Holiday season there are many different things to indulge our senses. From the scent of pine, that reminds of (real) Christmas trees to the sound of carols playing over stores’ loud speakers…I have come up with some gift ideas for each of the 5 senses.

Christmas Gifts for the Senses

I have broken these gift ideas down into the 5 senses categories. These gifts would be great on their own or you could put some of them together as one ‘5 senses’ gift

1. New York: Through A Fashion Eye by Megan Hess, $29.99 from Dymocks | 2. Fujifilm Instax 300 Wide (black), $179 from JB Hi-Fi | 3. Macro & Wide Angle Phone Lens, $12.99 from Typo | 4. Eureka Skydeck and the Edge Experience, Adult $32 Children $19.50 from Redballoon

senses1. Bluetooth Headphones- Champagne, $25 from Kmart | 2. Christmas albums- Michael Buble Christmas album $9.99 from Sanity, The Spirit of Christmas 2016 $19.95 from Myer | 3.Sony SRS-XB3 Portable Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth (Red), $179 from JB Hi-Fi

1. Brown Brothers Prosecco Rosé Limited Edition designed by Mimco, $15.99 per bottle from Dan Murphy’s | 2. Lindt Peppermint White Chocolate Lindor pouch, $6 from Woolworths & Big W | 3. InterHampers Willow Basket Hamper, $29 from Kmart (in-store only) | 4. Cup & Saucer Quote: Svenska Hem, $16.95 from Kikki K | 5. Limited Edition 20 Little Gems Tea, $20 from T2 Tea

senses1. Crabtree & Evelyn Noel Home Fragrance Spray, $22 from Crabtree & Evelyn | 2. Ecoya Sweet Fruits Limited Edition Mini Reed Diffuser, $29.95 from Ecoya and other Ecoya stockists. | 3. Viktor & Rolf BonBon EDP, $159 for 50ml from Priceline | 4. Glasshouse Fragrances P.A Limited Edition Xmas Pudding Candle 350g, $46.95 Exclusive to Peter Alexander


senses1. Mercer + Reid Ultra Soft Charcoal Bathrobe, $79.95 (currently on sale for $63.96) from Adairs | 2. Ray Of Light gift box, $99.95 from Lush | 3. Adrenalin Gift Voucher, from $50-$500 (or your own amount) from Adrenalin | 4. Festive Hand Therapy Cracker single 3 x 10g, $15 from Crabtree & Evelyn


What reminds you most of Christmas time?



Gift ideas for dad – Father’s Day 2016

It’s Father’s day on Sunday the 4th of September and with a just over a week to go, it’s not too late to find the perfect gift for your dad, grandfather or father of your children (on their behalf of course if they are young) 

The Dad who loves music

Whether your dad likes AC/DC & Queen (like mine does) or prefers easy listening. There are so many great gifts for the music lover.

dad1. Turntable with legs, $149 from Aldi (Available in store from Sat 27 August), 2. AC/DC: Dirty Deeds DVD, $17 from Big W (online only), 3. Cassette Tape Tin, $4.95 from Lark , 4.1000 Record Covers by Michael Ochs (hardback), $49.95 from Myer

The dad that likes to fire up the BBQ


1.Wembley Grill Instructor Man Apron, $15 from Target, 2. A4 Wooden Sign ‘Chillin & Grillin’, $12.99 from Typo, 3. BBQ branding iron $19.99 from Typo 4. Hampers with Bite BBQ Bag Delight Hamper, $60 from Dan Murphys

Men’s Fragrances for Dads

There are some great new release men’s fragrances just released in time for father’s day! see below


1. Police gold icon, eau de parfum 125ml for $39.99, 2. Mercedes-Benz Man, eau de toilette 50ml $49 & eau de toilette 100ml $69, 3. Hollister for Him 100ml $29.99- all three fragrances are available exclusively from Chemist Warehouse, My Chemist and My Beauty Spots


I hope all the dads have a wonderful father’s day!