Making Memories


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Making memories: Share the experience of a unique children’s book from Blurb

There’s something about the holidays—that warm glow from the fire, the fact that you actually get to spend time with your kids (or your friends’ and family’s kids)—that makes it the perfect time to curl up with the little ones in your life and read them a storybook. Reading a totally new, beautiful, amazing book with a child is a treasured holiday experience. And if you choose the right book, every time the child reads it alone in the future will bring back the memory of that time you shared.

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Last Minute eBook Ideas


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It’s that time of the year, and there are probably a lot of gifts on your list. And if you run your own business (even if it’s just you and your blog), you have even more gifts to give. You know, gifts for clients, business partners, vendors, customers. That gets expensive.

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Where did you find this?


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People love getting really creative, one-of-a-kind books for Christmas. Books that elicit a “where did you find this?” response. As the leading indie- and self-publishing platform, Blurb has an entire online bookstore full of unique books by an incredible array of undiscovered, self-published authors, artists, and photographers. And while these books probably aren’t in your recipient’s bookshelf, many of them should be.

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Give personal this Christmas


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If you have a digital camera—whether it’s your smart phone or your DSLR—chances are you have a lot of wonderful photos of the people you love. And there’s a pretty big chance that if you do, those photos haven’t seen the light of day since you first took them, posted them to Facebook, or picked that new wallpaper for your smart phone or computer.

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Chicken Soup for the Soul


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It can be really hard buying books for people as gifts. After all, you never know just which books they already have. And then when you do find the right book and give it to them, how do you make it really personal? Put in a book plate? Write an inscription? How do you make the whole thing totally them?

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Cash In On CD’s and DVD’s


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It’s that time of year again; we’ve had the long, endless days of summer, but now the nights are drawing in and we trade our evenings sitting out in the garden watching the sun go down with evenings indoors by the fire keeping nice & warm.

But with so much time spent indoors, it’s nice to be in a spacious, clutter-free home… cue musicMagpie!

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Inspiring Gifts From Blurb


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Getting inspired with the Blurb gift center

blurb contentThere are a lot of gifts you could give this holiday season, but when it comes to something really meaningful, there’s nothing quite like the gift of a book you’ve made yourself. But before you start having visions of gluing and sewing together pages, check out the options from Blurb.

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The lights are on but no-one’s home!


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20 off led lightsAs the clocks go back and the days get shorter, LED Hut carried out a nationwide survey and has found that more than 60% of us are leaving lights on when we go out – with one in ten people admitting we do it “all the time.”

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Winter Sales – Making The Most Of Them


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As seasons change, retailers and manufacturers use sales as a way of shift old stock and a fraction of the original price. Here we take a look at what you should keep an eye out for in Winter.

Winter Sales

senseo_coffee_machineSmall kitchen gadgets such as Coffee Machines, Food Processors and Blenders are often on sale in November and December from stores like Debenhams, BHS and John Lewis, where they’re discounted to catch Christmas present buyers.

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Autumn Sales – Making The Most Of Them


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As seasons change, retailers and manufacturers use sales as a way of shift old stock and a fraction of the original price. Here we take a look at what you should keep an eye out for in Autumn.

Autumn Sales

sagaform_kettle_bbq_blueIn Autumn, the start of the student year sees Argos, Robert Dyas and supermarkets such as Sainsbury and Tesco, offer cut price deals on toasters, kettles and irons as they target youngsters heading off to university.

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