An Eco Gift Wrapped Christmas

A few gift-wrapping ideas to get you going. Christmas traditionally screams excesses, gift wrap strewn everywhere Christmas morning, too much to eat, too much to drink, too many tubs of Celebrations.  Actually, swipe that, is there such a thing as too many tubs of Celebrations?  Anyhow, this year seems a good year to bring some […]

9 Reasons Why You Should Be Doing Your Christmas Shopping Early

Shopping tips

Do you sit there and moan whenever people start talking about Christmas in the beginning of November?  Christmas is in December and that is where it should stay?  It’s only the marketing that makes us start on at us about Christmas in November?  Right? Wrong!  It is very different to putting up your Christmas decorations […]

7 Tips to Get Organised for Christmas Shopping

organised for christmas

It is that time of year when we are busy shopping especially on the internet.  We thought it would be helpful if you had a way of tracking all internet orders, including those from Crimson Tiger.  Please find below the link to download and print our Internet Orders Tracker PDF.  Just click on the link […]

An Organised Christmas – Countdown Week 8

I am sure your HoHoHo is buried deep right now and you are just relieved to have got through half term and have absolutely no desire to even think about Christmas.  Usually, if I mention the C word around now everyone whinges and says not before Halloween, but we are going to get you all […]

Bubble Wrap – A Love-Hate Relationship

What is Bubble Wrap, why do we still use it and how can we reuse it? Bubble Wrap is a queer one, we sort of love it but we know it is bad for the environment so hate it.  This is particularly us, we started Crimson Tiger in 2013 and in our naivety purchased and […]

10 Easy Do’s & Don’ts For Choosing Gifts

gift buying

How to choose gifts for someone Ask them, I know, controversial isn’t it?  To actually ask someone what they would like, but seriously do we not have enough crap in our lives to have to keep that gross, monstrous vase the mother-in-law gave you?  It is easy enough, a simple ‘do you have some ideas […]

This is what I have learnt in Lockdown

Missing the seaside

That I miss: My Friends.  I miss their hugs, falling about laughing at the stupidest things.  I miss being able to whinge with them about our families without fear of the families hearing, while knowing they know that we all know we love our families; we just needed a whinge. Being On My Own.  I […]

15 Lists That Will Make Your Life Easier

I could never live without lists, when life turns my whole world upside down, as it has liked to do quite often this year, I turn to lists.  They give your mind space, bandwidth to deal with other things like emotions.  Life is so much better with a good list. Yes, I am the woman […]

COVID-19 and A Small Retail Business

The coronavirus, COVID-19 is the main lead in all the news, justifiably so as the figures flash up on our phone screens, each day rising, those infected and those who unfortunately die from the virus.  Some people are dismissing it as panic, others are talking about stockpiling in case of imposed isolation.  As I write, […]

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