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Our New Arrivals Unveiled...

In need of new gifts? In quest of something fresh and exciting in your life? Take a peek at our spanking new arrivals below. We’re positive you’ll uncover a thing or two you didn’t realise you needed if you’re looking to treat yourself. Ever-reliable, you can trust us to take your gift ideas from plain boring to pure exciting. Here’s what’s hot in terms of new gifts...

Personalised Chocolates

It’s smooth. It’s scrumptious. It’s silky... and we love it. That’s right, chocolate. That luxuriously creamy stuff that catches your breath in less than a minute. Yep, we sell it, in personalised form, of course. We’ve just launched a lovely line of personalised choccie bars, perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, teachers – you name it, we do it. Here are a few of our faves below:

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Top Ten Baby Names

When it comes to choosing a baby name, there’s a lot to think about. What’s popular and what’s not? In the UK, Amelia was the most popular name in all regions with Oliver being the most popular name in five out of nine regions.

Today, the Office for National Statistics have released the top baby names from the last year, and we thought it the perfect time to explore exactly what names you’re plumping for. So, without further ado, here are the results for the top 10 boys’ and girls’ names... 

Top Ten Baby Names

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Lessening Back-to-School Stress – Tips for Parents

It might be the school holidays now, but soon the stress of back to school will be with us. Yep, in a few weeks, school will be back in session. Kids have to get used to to greater levels of activity, structure and the pressure associated with school life.

The school supply lists and registration packets arrive, and kids (not least you!) start fretting about losing extra recreation time, not to mention getting up for those dreaded early mornings.

Kicking off the new school year in the right kind of way can influence kids’ attitudes, confidence and performance, both socially and academically.

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Make Reading Fun!

The summer holidays are in full swing, and by now the kids might be running out of fun activities to do. Helping children to enjoy reading can be challenging, but it's defintely worthwhile. We've put together some useful tips to help them fall in love with reading - and also keep them busy for the last few weeks of the holidays!

Make Reading Fun

 

 

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Saucy Seaside Gifts That’ll Be Sure to Raise a Smile

Notorious for his evocative postcards depicting bosomy women displaying their cleavages, hen-pecked hubbies and wayward words, James Bamforth was famous for his mischievous British humour, which he indulged in the creation of his legendary Bamforth seaside postcards. His spicy humour is entrenched in our British culture as much as musicals, railways and Carry On films

Cast your mind back to the end of the nineteenth century... to a time of old-style television where blurry black and white, staccato images were the name of the game. Granted, Hollywood might have been the hub of cinematography but, nestled in West Yorkshire, was a little town called Holmfirth. It was in this quaint little metropolis, back in 1870, that a portrait photographer named James Bamforth launched his company, Bamforth & Co Ltd. In 1883 he began specialising in making illustrated lantern slides.

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Watch How Our 5* Rated Gifts Are Made

Here at GoneDigging HQ, we pride ourselves on our top-quality customer service and strive incredibly hard to please our customers at every opportunity. Rather than take our word for it, browse our selection of five-star customer reviews. We love hearing back from you, so thank you to all those who’ve given such lovely feedback – it makes the early mornings all the more worthwhile!

What’s more, you’ll also be able to watch videos on how each of the 5* rated gifts (shown below) were made. Last year, we took a trip to our two workshops – we have one in Hertfordshire and one up in bonnie Scotland – where we filmed some of our bestsellers being created.

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The Science Behind Giving

The Science Behind Giving - GoneDigging

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Revealed: The Secret Signs that they HATE your ‘Thoughtful’ Gift

GoneDigging has revealed the tell-all secret signs to look out for when giving someone a gift, to find out if the birthday boy really did love that present or if the wife really was perfectly happy with the hurriedly garage-bought flowers for last year’s anniversary.

With direction from celebrity body language expert and author, Marisa Peer, who has worked on the likes of Celebrity Fit Club, Celebrity Big Brother and Supersize Superskinny as well as having a new book, ‘You can be Younger’ out this year, GoneDigging, has revealed what the reaction really means and whether you can trust the surface smiles.

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Pack Your Bags!

Who really likes to pack? Well, exactly – no one. If you’re off on your summer hols and need a few tips on how to pack like a pro, then check out our handy little guide below. It’ll save you tossing stuff in the suitcase at the last minute. After all, a good holiday starts with a well-packed case smiley

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A Free Gift for the Little Ones!

The summer holidays are fast approaching - yay! Keeping little ones amused for six weeks or more can be challenging. To help, we’re giving away a little something to keep the kiddies entertained – a FREE colouring page, taken from our A4 Personalised Colour In Activity Book, all ready to be coloured in by your youngster. It’s a sure-fire way to keep them happy over the holidays, so you don’t get completely worn out...

Click on the image to print your free colouring page...

Free Colouring Page for Kids

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