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Entertainment Competition

Win a Home Entertainment Package

Win a Home Entertainment Package

This month is offering one lucky winner the chance to win a Home Entertainment Package including a 50" Ultra HD Smart TV with Surround Sound and Blu-ray.

Complete a short online survey and voice your valuable opinions and you could also win some great prizes for participating. is an online service dedicated to gathering consumer opinions. Here you can enter a competition by providing your views and opinions in the UK's largest consumer opinion poll and help shape the future of British industry and the products and services that it provides to UK consumers.

In exchange for few minutes of your time, will enter you into one of their prize draws where you can win a variety of prizes from new cars and holidays to beauty products and gadgets! If that's not enough, they will also give you an instant reward of a £5 online voucher for completing the survey.

  To Enter the Competition

For your chance to win just click on the words Enter Now

Win a Home Entertainment Package

This will take you to a survey form. Please fill it in with your answers, and your full name and address.

Please note: this prize is provided by

Great Gifts from The Oak Room

Large Slice of Love Cake Knife from The Oak Room

The Oak Room offer a gorgeous range of gifts for the Summer.

This charming 'Large Slice of Love' Cake Knife vintage, silver-plated cake knife makes the perfect unique wedding, birthday or anniversary gift for all lovers of cake. Each letter of the message 'Large Slice of Love Please' has been individually and lovingly hand-stamped in England.

Due to the unique vintage nature of these knives, the size and shape may vary to the image shown and many are one-offs. Price is £38.99.

Pina Colada Cocktail Set from The Oak Room

Add a tropical touch to your drinks party with this stylish Pina Colada Cocktail Set.

Presented in a gorgeous gift box, the fabulous gift set has everything you need to make your own cocktails including two Pina Colada glasses, two cocktail umbrellas, two flamingo stirrers, two decorative straws and two decorative coasters. Price is £12.99.

Orla Kiely Flask from The Oak Room

Add some flair to your picnic with this beautiful Orla Kiely Flask. Suitable for both hot and cold drinks, the colourful stainless steel flask has a push button valve and a grey lid that doubles as a cup.

Attractively presented in an Orla Kiely gift box, the flask makes a great gift for gardeners, walkers and travellers. Price is £19.99.

Ice Cream Bowl from The Oak Room

This gorgeous Ice Cream Bowl is perfect for Summer dining. Designed especially with ice cream in mind, it can also be filled with other tempting treats. This white bowl has the word ‘Love’ inlaid in a retro typewriter font and features a pop of pastel blue inside the bowl.

This quality bowl has been designed in the UK by Keith Brymer Jones – judge on TV show’s Great Pottery Throw Down – and is both dishwasher and microwave safe. Yellow, lilac and green bowls are also available in the same range. Price is £12.99.

Arts & Crafts storage tin from The Oak Tin

Cleverly designed to look just like a vintage Arts & Crafts book, this is in fact a unique storage tin. The colourful tin is decorated on all sides (with convincing book ‘spine’ and ‘pages’) and even inside the hinged lid too.

Ideal for storing all sorts of bits and bobs, the authentic looking tin makes a unique gift for both book and craft lovers. More vintage book storage tins are available in different designs from The Oak Room.  Price is £19.99.

For more information visit the website at

Stylish Summer Gifts from
Getting Personal

Crazy Cat Lady Personalised Tote Bag from Getting Personal

Give a special gift that shows you care with Getting Personal.

This Crazy Cat Lady Personalised Tote Bag is sure to make a cat lover smile. Perfect for feline feline food shopping, the bag is made from a durable natural-coloured polyester, the large bag has two long handles and features a set of whiskers with a red heart-shaped nose, cute smiling mouth and reads '{Crazy Cat Lady}' in a black block font.

You can add a date to appear, such as 'Since 1993' to be professionally printed at the bottom of the bag for a fun gift, whatever the occasion. Price is £14.99.

Personalised Circular Window Hip Flask from Getting Personal

There are very few things wrong with hip flasks. Who doesn't love a cheeky way to sneak in some Dutch courage before a wedding speech or interview? The only thing is, they are by nature very small, so it's easy to get carried away. Before you know it, you're sipping the last drip and you've been given all the courage you're going to get!

Well fear not, this stylish Personalised Circular Window Hip Flask has everything you need to ensure this doesn't happen. A round window on the front looks inside the bottle so that you can keep up with how quickly you're drinking its contents and this can be personalised with an engraving of a first initial. Price is £24.99.

Personalised Coin Holder from Getting Personal

If you're growing tired of your pockets jingling as you walk then this Personalised Coin Holder will help.

Perfect for storing spare change, the holder is made from wood with a white finish. The word 'Coins' appears at the top of the holder in a block font and you can add a message, such as 'Sally's Loose Change...And Other Bits And Bobs' to be engraved in a cute font. Price is £14.99.

Personalised Shoe Shine Kit from Getting Personal

A smart suit deserves nothing but the best when it comes to footwear? Finishing off your favourite tux with an aged pair of brogues or worn-out loafers doesn't quite give off the air of sophistication you're going for.

Transform your shoes into showstoppers with the help of this stylish Personalised Shoe Shine Kit. Including two brushes, one shoe horn, one cloth and a tin of polish, you can personalise the metal tin with the name of your dapper recipient. The old-fashioned dusky blue label reads 'Buff Up & Shine On... Shoe Polish'. Personalise it with a name in up to 18 characters. Price is £14.99.

For more information please visit the website at

Shopping & Gifts


Fabulous Gifts
from Prezzybox

Pavilion & Quilt from Prezzybox

Prezzybox offers a great selection of gifts for the home and for your loved ones for the Summer and for special gift giving occasions such as birthdays, wedding anniversaries and welcome to your new home.

Summer days in the garden will never be the same again with this beautiful Pavilion & Quilt. Transform your garden into a luxurious retreat with this enchanting Pavilion.

Pavilion & Quilt from Prezzybox

The octagonal shape Pavilion is made from 100% cotton, with fully detachable cotton voile curtains beautifully embroidered with little dragonflies. The pavilion is also supplied with a matching appliquéd floor quilt with pastel green gingham stripes and an appliquéd centre flower detail.

All this fits effortlessly over a light aluminium frame and packs away conveniently into its own storage bag and all pieces are machine washable for even more convenience. Choose from a selection of colours. Dimensions are diameter 160cm and height 157cm. Price is £239.

Giant Snakes & Laddres from Prezzybox

Turn your garden into a giant board game with this fantastic outdoor Giant Snakes & Ladders. Ideal for children of any age and even for adults too, it makes great fun for all the family!

The snakes and ladders mat is 3m square and is held down on the lawn using eyelets and pegs to help keep it in place, with a giant inflatable dice that is blown up and ready to roll! The players act as the counters for the game making it a lovely and entertaining game for all.

It's ideal to help get young children counting as they roll the dice and count their steps, as well as using their coordination and social skills when they play with friends and family too. And for all of the big kids out there that can already count, it just makes a great fun game that they can get involved in.

Perfect for family BBQ's, children's birthday parties and just those hot summer days to keep the kids entertained outside. The game includes a square plastic game board and a giant inflatable dice. Price is £54.95.

Eco Pod from Prezzybox

Make growing herbs inside easy with the Eco Pod, the self watering indoor pod that will keep your basil fragrant and your mint fresh, ideal for holding plants too, it's a great item for any home!

The pack comes with two white pods that stick onto windows and walls in the home, pleasing on the eye with a very modern, minimalist design to them they will look fantastic anywhere they're placed.

These effortless pods are also self watering too meaning you don't have to. They also make a great homely gift for anyone, ideal if they enjoy growing plants too! These pods offer them a totally new and modern way of growing and storing household plants and herbs that they will just love. Price is £16.95.

Personalised Garden Sign from Prezzybox

Treat that green fingered friend or family member to their own Personalised Garden Sign. Let's be honest their gardens already up for the 'best garden' award, full of beautiful flowers, a freshly trimmed lawn and pots galore, and even if it's not quite the garden of Eden just yet they will love their sign all the same.

This stunning rustic looking sign will look the part in any garden and complete with an equally rustic woven cord it can be hung anywhere from amongst the hanging baskets to the shed.

The sign reads welcome to 'the recipients' garden which can be personalised with their name of up to 12 characters! A personal message can be added underneath of up to 35 characters making it great for any occasion for the recipient especially as a housewarming gift.

They will love their sign not just for the occasion at hang but as a fixed piece in their garden, they will particularly love showing it off when guests come to check their garden out too. Price is £14.95.

Personalised Daiquiri Cocktail Kit from Prezzybox

Put your feet up and enjoy the sunshine with this fun to use Personalised Daiquiri Cocktail Kit. Everything is included to make a delicious strawberry daiquiri cocktail at home. The set includes a Strawberry Daiquiri Mixer and a miniature bottle of Bacardi, as well as a rocks cocktail glass. All you have to do is add ice, pour, sit back and enjoy. There is even a pack of Joe & Seph's Strawberry & Cream popcorn for you to munch on alongside your drink. Perfect for a lovely summers day sitting outdoors.

The kit comes presented in a sleek silver tin which is windowed at the top so the goodies are on show! Paper shredding encases the items and you can personalise the label that seals everything inside with a name of your choice (up to 12 characters) and a personal message of 4 lines (up to 20 characters per line). Price is £29.95.

For all these fabulous gifts and more visit the Prezzybox website at


Great Summer Gifts & Ideas from The Contemporary Home

Natural Wooden Boat Ornament from The Contemporary Home

Check out the fabulous range of Summer gifts from The Contemporary Home - there's something for everyone!

Bring the seaside into your home with this gorgeous Natural Wooden Boat Ornament.

Made from natural wood with a twine sail and mast, it looks perfect in a guest room or office. It would also make a lovely welcome in your new home gift. Price is £7.00.

Set Of Four Tropical Drinking Jars from The Contemporary Home

Give your drinks a fun Summery feel with this delightful Set Of Four Tropical Drinking Jars. Fill them up with all your favourite juices, smoothies and colourful squashes. The lid helps you avoid spills and prevents insects flying in, and makes them great to use in the garden.

Each glass measures 8cm width and has a 13cm height. Price is £20 for the set of four.

Pineapple Fruit Platter from The Contemporary Home

Entertain in style with this eyecatching Pineapple Fruit Platter. This charming wooden pineapple shaped fruit serving platter comes complete with fruit kebab sticks and a neat little dipping bowl for melted chocolate, sauces or dips.

The Pineapple Fruit Platter measures length 19cm, width 12cm and sticks height 14cm. Price is £13.00.

Metal BBQ Ice Bucket from The Contemporary Home

This stylish Metal BBQ Ice Bucket is perfect for keeping your wine and drinks cool on a hot Summer's day.

Use it for alfresco entertaining, for a dinner party or a warm evening while you are barbecuing your food. Price is £20.00.

Blue Glass Fish Bowl from The Contemporary Home

This fun to use Blue Glass Fish Bowl is perfect for Summer entertaining and will brighten up your food.

Use it for salads, desserts, or showing off a delicious pasta meal. Decorated with lots of swimming blue fish. Price is £23.00.

Pop Up Golf Cup from The Contemporary Home

This stainless steel Pop Up Golf Cup is the perfect gift for a golfer, it would also make a lovely retirement gift.

This cup collapses into itself so that it sits flat in your pocket until a tipple is required. It comes with a golf themed gift box. Height is 7cm when open and diameter is 5cm. Price is £10.

For more information about The Contemporary Home click on


   Sixtyplusurfers Competition 

  Win a ChillFactor Ice
   Cream Magic Tray

ChillFactor Ice Cream Magic Tray from Character

Sixtyplusurfers has teamed up with Character Options to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a ChillFactor Ice Cream Magic Tray so that you can make delicious ice cream with your children or grandchildren.

Everyone loves ice cream and with the ChillFactor Ice Cream Magic Tray, the smoothest ice cream can be made in an instant!

ChillFactor Ice Cream Magic Tray from Character

Mix your ingredients in the included jug then pour onto the frozen metallic plate. Stir and scrape with the spatula to churn, and within seconds you will have soft serve ice cream to scoop and enjoy.

For more information about the ChillFactor Ice Cream Magic Tray please visit the website at

   For Your Chance to Win

Tell us which cooking implement is included in the ChillFactor Ice Cream Magic Tray to help you make your ice cream?

      a) Zester
      b) Funnel
      c) Spatula
      d) Collander

 To Enter the Competition

Tell us which cooking implement is included in the ChillFactor Ice Cream Magic Tray to help you make your ice cream? Then send in your answer, together with your full name, postal address and telephone number to the Sixtyplusurfers email address as shown below:

* Please label your entry
Ice Cream Maker Competition

     * This competition is open to our
                      UK visitors only


Bags and Bows
for Summer Gifts

Bags and Bows by Natasha Itzcovitz


Fashion designer Natasha Itzcovitz from the brand itz, has brought out a range of beautiful hand made Bags and Bows, perfect gifts for the Summer.

Fill up the bags with sweets, treats and gifts. Or why not give them to your grandchildren with a 'surprise' inside such as a ring, bracelet, necklace, earrings, hair bow, brooch, flower seeds, lavender, lip gloss, crayons, pretty handkerchief or money!

Beautiful Sparkly Black Bows and Bag by Natasha Itzcovitz

You can also use the bags for carrying your lipstick, makeup, tissues, notepad, a small mirror, keys, valuables or use it as a mini clutch bag for an evening out. There are so many different uses!

Each bag has a pretty ribbon or tie fastening and can be closed shut with its drawstring to keep the contents inside safe.

Beautiful Gingham and Strawberry Print  Bow and Bag by Natasha Itzcovitz

Accessorise your bags with these neat little Bows. Each pretty bow has an adorable little motif such as a bunny, chick, duck, shoe or gothic 'bat'.

Choose to have your bow fastened to a hair clip, hair elastic or with a safety pin so that it can be worn as a brooch.

Beautiful Gingham Bow and Bag by Natasha Itzcovitz

Each bag and bow is unique and has its own individual style. Mix and match and collect the different designs and fabrics.

Lilac Gingham Bag and Bows by Natasha Itzcovitz

Each Bag costs just £2.99 + shipping. And each Bow costs + shipping.

     How to Buy Your
      Bags and Bows

Beautiful Bows and Bags by Natasha Itzcovitz

To buy one of Natasha's Bags please click on the special Buy Now button below and follow the prompts.

  And to buy one of Natasha's Bows please click on 
Buy Now button below and follow the prompts.


If you would like to commission a specific bag or bow, then please email Natasha Itzcovitz at:

Just specify which bag or bow you would like to buy or if you have any requirements that you would like for your gift. Please include your contact details, postal address and telephone number.

Or buy them from Natasha's own website at  

Natasha Itzcovitz also makes greeting cards and colouring sets. For details call Natasha Itzcovitz on:

Or call:
07821 838 245

0208 866 3686.

Summer Fun from Annabel James

Boules Set from Annabel James

Make Summer special with the fabulous range of gifts from Annabel James.

This colourfully boxed Boules Set containing six balls and one jack ball will make a great Summer gift. Boules is an all time classic garden game which will provide perfect entertainment for any garden party or holiday fun. Price is £19.95.

Enamel Tea Light Holders from Annabel James

Bring a little magic to your garden with this boxed set of four Enamel Tea Light Holders. The set includes two chalk and two blue holders designed by Sophie Conran for Burgon & Ball.

Each tea light holder is pierced around the sides to create a delicate allium bloom pattern that looks especially gorgeous when the light is lit and shines through. Price is £12.95.

Enamel Tray from Annabel James

This rustic Enamel Tray with delicate Allium Bloom pattern in raspberry colourway is perfect for carrying glasses, crockery and cutlery.

Diameter is 30 cm (40 cm including handles). Price is £14.95.

Honey Bee Honey Pot with Honey Spreader from Annabel James

This classic Honey Bee Honey Pot with Honey Spreader will make a special anniversary or retirement gift.

Gift boxed, the set includes a silver plated honey pot with honey bee motif and silver plated honey spreader. Price is £29.95.

For more information about Annabel James click on