Category Archives: Blog

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

6 Years, 6 Questions, Happy Birthday to Us

We are celebrating our sixth birthday this November.  Six years ago, we sold our first product online.  It was a steep learning curve when we set up Crimson Tiger, neither of us had any website experience, we could shop online, we were really good at shopping online in fact!  But we had never created our […]

To Gift List Or Not To Gift List

blog on gift lists

How do you react when you are presented with a gift list by someone?  Do you rejoice that you have been given some ideas and do not have to go trawling round the shops and spend all night clicking away online shopping?  Or do you react with a ‘how very dare they’ in your best […]

Positive Free Printable Gift Tags

Free printable

So, we decided we needed to do some positive labels for our print off and cut out range. Something that will do the talking for us but without any of the falseness! Here are some free printable, no need to sign up for anything, printable labels.

The Art of Carrying Your Office in a Bag

blog on working mum

The office in a bag, something every working mum has.  A voluminous bag that carries our lives and is lugged around with us where ever we go and which helps fund our chiropractor’s holidays With so many of us working for ourselves and juggling child care, I think we have perfected the art of carrying […]

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