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Cute Summer Gifts from
Sisters Guild

Pom Pom Beach Bag Basket from Sisters Guild

Stock up on the cute range of Summer gifts from Sisters Guild. Great for entertaining, tea parties, children's gifts and holidays. Everything is bright and cheery.

This eyecatching Pom Pom Beach Bag Basket with the words 'My Sweet Summer' is hand embroidered and perfect for the beach, shopping, picnics or storage around the home.

The basket is made from 100% straw and the embroidery is 100% polyester. Choose from a selection of styles and different wording. Price is £22.00.

Ceramic Pineapple Jar from Sisters Guild

Give your home a fun tropical retro look with this cool Ceramic Pineapple Jar in yellow by Rice DK.

Bright and cheery, use it to store biscuits, sweets, ice and treats. Measurements are 21cm height x 11cm width x 12cm diameter. Price is £24.00.

Rainbow Plate from Sisters Guild

Make entertaining easier and more fun with these colourful Rainbow Plates.

This set of 12 party plates have a magical rainbow design with a scallop edge and are perfect to add a splash of colour to a celebration table.

Plates are 23cm x 23cm. And price is just £4.70 for a pack of 12.

Fruit Party Picks from Sisters Guild

Make entertaining more Summery with these charming Fruit Party Picks.

Decorate your party food with these fruity party picks with pineapple, melon, lemon and apple toppers embellished with shiny gold foil.

Great for serving cheese and pineapple, sausages on sticks, watermelon slices, olives and vegetable slices. Price is £5.50 for a pack of 24.

Inflatable Tiger Rider from Sisters Guild

Get set for your family holiday or treat your grandchildren to this cute Inflatable Tiger Rider.

Measurement is height 67cm x width 86cm. Price is £20. Inflatable toys should always be used under supervision particularly in the water. Price is £20.00.

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Great Gifts from Live Laugh Laugh

Giant Floral Wall Clock from Live Laugh Love

Live Laugh Love offers a gorgeous range of gifts for the Summer.

This Giant Floral Wall Clock has a lovely vintage rustic feel. Made from wood, it measures 58cm - an unusual size for this type of clock. Usually 30cm this pretty clock is nearly double the size!

The distressed aged effect and beautiful rambling roses gives your home a charming country feel. Price is £29.95.

Two Tier Vintage Style Cake Stand from Live Laugh Love

Have a special tea party with plenty of pretty cakes or sandwiches with this delightful Two Tier Vintage Style Cake Stand.

Made of ceramic with lovely fretwork detail, it will fit in nicely with most tea sets and teapots due to its neutral cream colour. Matching pieces are available.

The Two Tier Vintage Style Cake Stand flat packs for easy storage. Price is just £9.95.

Dimpled Ceramic Tea Light Holder in Smoky Silver from Live Laugh Love

This elegant Dimpled Ceramic Tea Light Holder in Smoky Silver is perfect for a romantic evening or dinner alfresco.

This elegant piece is made from ceramic and is in a lustrous smoky silver colour. The finish is almost mirror like which when filled with a lit tea light gives a wonderful glow. Price is £3.95

Antique White Beaded Photo Frame from Live Laugh Love

Display your holiday photographs and family pictures in this beautiful Antique White Beaded Photo Frame.

Simple and stylish, this rustic white wooden shabby chic photograph frame is painted with distressed worn edges.

The frame size is 25.5cm high x 20.5cm wide and the frame holds a photograph of 7 x 5 inches. Price is £8.95.

Trio of Pastel Glass Vases from Live Laugh Love

Brighten up a window sill or dull corner with this delightful Trio of Pastel Glass Vases.

This set of three beautiful clear glass ribbed vases come in lovely pastel colours of pink, pale blue and purple.

Simply add three pretty sprigs or cut flowers from your garden and place near a window and this set will come alive with the sun rays. Price is £8.95.

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Stylish Summer Gifts from
Getting Personal

Emperor Penguin Ice Bucket from Getting Personal

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

This adorable Personalised Emperor Penguin Ice Bucket is perfect for a Summer party. Made from stainless steel, the ice bucket is shaped like a regal emperor penguin complete with a beak, flippers and feet and is sure to add the finishing arctic touch to your celebrations with no need for frequent freezer trips!

The bucket is double-walled to keep its contents cold, so whether you fill it with penguin-shaped ice cubes, crushed ice or an Icelandic cocktail, you can rest easy that it will stay cool, calm and collected while you enjoy your party.

You can also personalise the penguin with a message to be engraved in a block upper case font for that extra special touch. Contents include the penguin and ice tongs. Price is  £54.99.

Tea-Riffic Mug from from Getting Personal

Make someone you care about's tea break extra special and treat them to this charming personalised mug!

With a blue and white zigzag design and a circular blue border, the mug reads 'You Are Tea-Riffic' in grey and blue script and block fonts inside the border and is a cute way to let someone know how much they mean to you!

You can personalise the mug with a name to be printed in a matching grey font, so everyone will know who the terrific person is that it belongs to. Price is £9.99.

Personalised Tote Bag in Watercolour Flower design from Getting Personal

Be the envy of the supermarket and wave goodbye to boring bags for life with this pretty Personalised Tote Bag in Watercolour Flower design.

Perfect for carrying your grocery goodies, the large tote bag has two long handles and is made from a durable polyester.

With a lovely pink floral watercolour design, you can personalise the front of the bag with a message, such as 'Happy Day' to be printed in a pink script font.

The bag easily folds away neatly when it's not filled with your shopping and is ideal for popping in your handbag just in case you accidentally go out and forget to bring a carrier bag. Price is £14.99.

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Shopping & Gifts


Summer Gifts
from Prezzybox

Giant Toppling Tower game from Prezzybox

Prezzybox offers a great selection of gifts for Summer. Shop and select your gifts from the comfort of your own home.

Have some fun in the sun with this Giant Toppling Tower game. Build this tower with the wooden blocks and see how high you can make it before it tumbles! Build it and take turns with your friends or family to remove blocks from the tower and place it on top, the last player to stack a block without the tower falling is the winner!

If you think you can do this then give it a go for some friendly competition. Perfect for garden parties or entertaining the children over the Summer holidays. The pack includes 60 wooden blocks and an instruction sheet. Price is £29.95.

Shake 'n' Make Ice Cream Maker from Prezzybox

There’s nothing like a little bit of ice cream to cool you down and get those taste buds tingling. So, what better than an easy to use Shaker that allows you to make the most delicious homemade ice cream ever?

With this handy Shake 'n' Make Ice Cream Maker, all you have to do is mix salt and ice in the base, add your mixture to the stainless steel dish and shake what your mama gave ya! Shake your ice cream maker for 4 minutes, and voila, perfect ice cream every time!

Great for making ice cream with your grandchildren, it's tons of fun to do. There's no waiting around, it's easy to clean and the children will enjoy the fun of shaking the ice cream maker. Just use mix milk, cream or yoghurt with your favourite ingredients - you can make it as healthy as you like!

Add mixture into the metal cone, fill the base with ice and salt, then shake and make. Recipe ideas can be found in the enclosed instruction leaflet. Great value, price is just £11.25.

Fresh Bottle with Fruit Piston from Prezzybox

We all have moments when we think it’s time to make some serious changes and get healthy. Whether you do that by joining a gym and sweating it out for a couple of hours a week, going to yoga and stretching those aching muscles, or just making changes to the food you eat; you need to make sure you’re adequately refreshed. It’s no secret that plain water is good for you – but it’s also no secret that it doesn’t taste of very much!

Make boring water a thing of the past with this stylish Fresh Bottle with Fruit Piston. All you need to do to make your water taste great is cut up a few of your favourite fruits and place them in the piston which is submerged in water. Voila - delicious and nutritious drinks. Price is just £7.95.

Super Chill Cooler Bag in Watermelon from Prezzybox

This eyecatching Super Chill Cooler Bag in Watermelon is sure to get you noticed at the beach or pool. Designed not just to keep your drinks and snacks cool, lets be honest - the main purpose of this bag is to look super cute with a fun take on the classic cool bag.

With a unique and eye-catching watermelon look shape, look out for the details on this pretty rainbow bag - were even talking seed detailing and a gold zipper pull adds that chic touch. As well as adding sass to your beach outfit, this bag is made from water-resistant matte leatherette to ensure its perfect for the beach. So what are you waiting for? Join the watermelon party! Price is £26.95.

Aztec Style Flip Flops from Prezzybox

This year the nation has gone Aztec crazy! From tops to shorts, jackets and beanie hats. They come in a number of beautiful colours and mesmerising patterns. So why not be a part of the trend with these amazing Aztec Style Flip Flops. However these flip flops are better than your average patterned sandals
, as these can be personalised with any name making them absolutely unique!

Available in a choice of Red, Orange or Blue, with the name of your choice, they are the perfect present for a friend, or a treat for your holiday. Wear them to the beach, by the swimming pool or around the home to keep cool. These flip flops are available in sizes Small (shoe size 4 - 5), Medium (shoe size 6-8) and Large (shoe size 9-11) and can be personalised with any name up to 14 characters. Price is £14.95.

Digital Luggage Scale from Prezzybox

Holidays are great fun – not only do you get to relax for a bit, you also get to head on out of the country without being questioned…. that is, of course, only if you’ve managed to keep the weight of your suitcase down.

If you haven’t managed to do that, you get the fun job of deciding whether to buy an extra suitcase (and pay extra for it to go on the plane) or just to leave behind those extra pairs of shorts!

Save yourself the bother by weighing your luggage easily with this brilliant Digital Luggage Scale. The scale is small enough to slip into your hand luggage ready for your return journey, but can hold a massive 50kgs of weight – so you can be sure your luggage is always the right weight. Price is £10.49.

Personalised Monogrammed Luggage Tag from Prezzybox

This nautical themed Personalised Monogrammed Luggage Tag is an excellent gift for yourself or anyone who is going on holiday.

This personalised luggage tag features a navy blue and white striped design with a black leather strap to be attached to a case or bag. The luggage tag can then be personalised with up to three initials for a personal touch and easy identification.

A great way to recognise your suitcase or luggage quickly when it comes off the carousel at the airport. This is a must as so many travellers have similar suitcases! You will know straight away you have the correct suitcase and haven't picked up someone else's luggage.

Personalise with up to three characters. This is a great gift for frequent travellers or to take on holiday yourself. Price is £11.95.

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


Summer Gifts and
Ideas from The Contemporary Home

Personalised Monogrammed Luggage Tag 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.

Wooden Cocktail Muddler from The Contemporary Home

Use this rustic Wooden Cocktail Muddler to help you crush up ice and mix your cocktails to perfection.

Easy to use and handy. Height is 17cm and diameter is 3cm. Price is £7.50.

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.

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   Sixtyplusurfers Competition 

 Win The Really Nasty
  Horse Racing Game

Win The Really Nasty Horse Racing Game from Rascal Games

Sixtyplusurfers has teamed up with Rascal Games to offer two lucky readers the chance to win The Really Nasty Horse Racing Game.

Families can enjoy a ‘day at the races’ when playing this devious family board game. Just as in a real race meeting, players race their horses around the board to win at all costs. Be devious, bet your own horse or someone else’s but don’t tell anyone who you’ve bet on. For 2 to 6 players or teams and ages 12 to adult.

Win The Really Nasty Horse Racing Game from Rascal Game

The object of the Really Nasty Horse Racing Game is to win the most money at the race meeting by getting your horse placed first, second or third in a race or by placing bets on winning horses. There is also a set of Mischief cards to help you create havoc with the other horses and riders in the race.

The Really Nasty Horse Racing Game is available to buy from Debenhams and Amazon. RRP is £19.99.

   For Your Chance to Win

Tell us which cards allow you to create havoc with the other horses and riders in
The Really Nasty
Horse Racing Game?

    a) Hazard Cards
    b) Jockey Cards
    c) Mischief Cards
    d) Warning Cards

 To Enter the Competition

Tell us which cards allow you to create havoc with the other horses and riders in The Really Nasty Horse Racing Game? 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 Horse
Racing Game 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

Lighthouse Cocktail Shaker from Annabel James

Annabel James offers a gorgeous selection of gifts for the home and entertaining.

Recall the glamour of the twenties and give your shaking skills a boost with this unique and delightful Lighthouse Cocktail Shaker. Intricately crafted in the form of a lighthouse, this delightful shaker is made from brass plated stainless steel.

A beautiful anniversary or retirement gift. Price is  £139.95.

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.

Silver-Plated Top Hat Wine Cooler from Annabel James

This stylish Silver-Plated Top Hat Wine Cooler will make a stunning centrepiece at any party. Holding and keeping chilled one standard sized bottle of wine or champagne.

It also makes a wonderful silver wedding anniversary gift. Presented in a gorgeous gift box. Price is £114.95

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