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Get rid of those rainy day blues!

Get rid of those rainy day blues!

Safe outdoor exercise is vitally important for everyone's physical and mental health during lockdown (and all year round) and having a handy umbrella can help us get out for a healthy walk on a drizzly November day. We peek into the history of umbrellas, taking in early parasols, high fashion, WWII battlefields and Pinewood Studios... and suggest some great gift ideas to help us all get out and get rid of those rainy day blues!

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Keep creative ... and keep crafting!

Keep creative ... and keep crafting!
The crafts market in the UK has grown massively, according to the latest report from the Crafts Council. Over ten million of us buy craft online, nearly five million watched the Great British Sewing Bee, and many people have started learning a new craft while spending more time at home. We look at five good reasons why it's time to brush up on your craft skills and find you some very affordable gift ideas! Continue reading

Get your garden ready for wildlife this Autumn

Get your garden ready for wildlife this Autumn
As August comes to its long, leisurely end, our thoughts turn to getting our homes and gardens ready for Autumn.  Here are some tips to help you get your garden ready to welcome wildlife looking for homes of their own during the colder months ahead - plus great gift ideas for nature lovers of all ages! Continue reading

Thoughtful wedding gifts they'll love

Thoughtful wedding gifts they'll love
Small really is beautiful: that's the message we've taken away from the changing face of weddings in lockdown. As part of this trend, thoughtful, unusual or personalised gifts are likely to be more appropriate for intimate events than expensive or traditional wedding presents. Here's six great wedding gift ideas they'll love! Continue reading

Kate Findlay, Peach Perfect - Woman Magazine

Kate Findlay, Peach Perfect - Woman Magazine

You can read my story in this week's Woman Magazine (29th June 2020) about how I overcame personal tragedy to build my online gifts business, Peach Perfect.  I wasn't ready to stop and give up my dream after my wonderful husband, Ian's, death at the age of 66 of Lewy Body Dementia. 

I hope my story inspires people like me to believe you can become an entrepreneur at any age.  My message is: follow your dreams and make sure you also take practical steps to achieve success.  Good luck!

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The weird and wonderful world of witch balls

The weird and wonderful world of witch balls
Witch balls, also called spirit balls, are one of Peach Perfect's most popular presents for mystical people and those who love unusual, quirky gifts. We wanted to find out more about these beautiful, bewitching glass ornaments and here's what we discovered. You can find our witch balls, and other inspiring gift ideas, in our Crystal & Spiritual Gifts Collection. Continue reading

More fun things to do with the kids ...

More fun things to do with the kids ...

After two months spent juggling the demands of home schooling and home working, even the most enthusiastic parents may be struggling to entertain their children. Here are a few more ideas for fun things to do with the kids that will help to keep them happy and keep you sane! And find some inspiring gifts for children, too.

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Kate Findlay, Peach Perfect in the news

Kate Findlay, Peach Perfect in the news
Press coverage of my personal story, why I set up Peach Perfect, and being a nominated finalist for the Ladies First Business Awards (September 2020). My message to all would-be entrepreneurs? Go for it - it's never too late to take your chance to shine. And good luck! Continue reading

Three easy ways to grow a wildlife garden

Three easy ways to grow a wildlife garden
Spring is the perfect time to transform a patch of your garden into a wildlife haven full of life and colour. Here are our top tips on how to grow a wildlife garden so you can do your bit to help the environment and our natural ecosystem. And we've got great gifts for garden wildlife lovers who want to get growing! Continue reading
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