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  1. Home Decor: Boys Bedroom Toy Storage Solutions

    I don’t know about you, but I like a good toy sort out in the New Year, or if I’m super organised, pre Christmas!  I’m not sure if Bella will receive many this year, as she already has a fair few, but I have purchased Reuben a few new toys as he is coming out of the baby toy stage and needs toys he can manipulate.  I’ve got him a hammer shapes bench, shape sorter and play phone to name a few.

    We don’t yet have much toy storage for Reuben as he’s so far only had a small basket of baby toys.  I’ve been searching for some cool boy's toy storage ideas and here are my favourites:

    babyssimo racoon storage basket boys ideas solutions - lylia rose kids blog

    This awesome raccoon storage basket is from German website Babyssimo, where I can't actually understand a word, but I love it so much I had to include it here.  They do ship globally and converted it's around £28.12, so not too badly priced.


    personalised kids toy box plantabox lylia rose boys storage ideas toys uk

    Plantabox sell these cool personalised kids toy boxes for £36.95.  They are on wheels too which would be so handy!  The kids would have great fun wheeling their toys (or each other) around in this!

    rice denmark harbour medium foldable toy storage basket boys storage guide

    A little pricier at £54.95 from Rice of Denmark but totally worth it for the years of use it will get and just look at the amazing embroidery!  It's a great colour too.

    nortical red & blue striped storage tubs - £7.50 each lylia rose boys t

    These Nortical Red & Blue Striped Storage Tubs with anchor design are only £7.50 each from The Contemporary Home.

    plain brights storage cases oak room shop boys toy box ideas lylia rose

    Smaller bits and pieces will fit nicely into these Plain Brights Storage Cases from the Oak Room Shop.  They'd look fab stacked on top of a wardrobe or even on the floor.  Bella has a couple like this and she absolutely loves playing with her 'suitcase', packing it up for pretend travels and such!  £19.99 is pretty good for all three.

    lion canvas storage hamper the fine cotton company boys toy box ideas blog

    This Lion Canvas Storage Hamper is 100% cotton with a bright bold, cheery lion applique design.  It's £42, so at the higher price end, but I can't stop looking at his cheery face!  Find these at The Fine Cotton Company.





  2. angela chick illustration quirky cards uk - lylia rose shop


    Angela Chick Illustration

    As well as networking my own business on Twitter, I often discover other amazing businesses and often make purchases!  This was the case when I came across a pizza greetings card from Angela Chick Illustrations.

    Me and Ben are united in our love for pizza.  It’s the perfect quirky anniversary card which he’ll be receiving next year.  It is still a few months away, but I just had to purchase it when I saw it!  Ben, being a bloke, is not that bothered by cards, but I think he’ll like this one!

    Angela also kindly sent me this humorous Christmas card which Ben will now be receiving for Christmas!  Isn’t it great!

    To view Angela’s entire range simply pop along to


  3. Christmas is definitely the perfect excuse for most to feast on naughty snacks and goodies, but for those who are SO good they won’t, or who usually like to eat as healthy as possible, here are my top picks for Superfood Christmas Gifts:

    feel good gift set christmas aduna baobab moringa powder bar healthy presen

    Aduna: Feel Good Gift Box (Small) £19.76

    I am a big advocate of this company and have blogged serveral times about their bars and powders.   This gift box has it all.

    They say:  'Aduna, the Africa-inspired health and beauty brand, presents the ultimate Christmas gift for the healthista in your life.  The Christmas gift set contains Aduna’s award-winning superfood powders and raw energy bars, making this the perfect gift or stocking filler.’

    flowbox vegan & gluten free christmas hamper healthy gift 

    The Goodness Project: Vegan & Gluten-free Christmas Gift Hamper £34.95

    Ooh this looks great!  I receive a vegan box monthly from this company and I’m always so impressed with the products.  I’ve discovered so many fabulous brands.  This is the perfect goodie box for any vegan or gluten-free friend. 

    They say: ‘Whether it is for yourself or sending it as a gift, this beautifully packaged Christmas Gift Hamper is sure to impress! We have spent months curating this special gift box, bringing the very best vegan and gluten-free treats for you to enjoy this festive season. From delicious truffles to luxurious teas, this hamper has got everything you need to indulge yourself or your loved ones this Christmas!’

     christmas bestsellers gift box inspiral snacks gift present healthy

    inSpiral: Christmas Best Sellers Gift Box £19.95

    This box is a total bargain as you get TEN of inSpiral’s scrumptious goodies.  I’ve tried a few of their makes and I’m always impressed.  They are vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free.  They don’t use cane sugar and there are no nasty ingredients.  I’d be super impressed with this box for Christmas.

    They say: ‘A limited edition Christmas exclusive gift box featuring 10 of the most popular products made by inSpiral. Packed full of natural, yummy treats, this is a present guaranteed to make that somebody’s Christmas extra special.’

    nakd christmas cracker gift healthy wholefood - lylia rose guide 

    Nakd: Christmas Cracker £15.95

    Ooh I love Nakd bars!  I usually eat at least a bar a day.  My favourite at the moment is cashew cookie – it’s so gooey and sticky and scrumptious.  It tastes so naughty, yet only contains dates and cashews!  These crackers are fab.  You get THREE for this price – amazing!

    They say: ‘Christmas is all about eating delicious things and having a good time, so grab yourself our brand-new Nakd Christmas Cracker and enjoy some brilliantly wholesome yuletide yumminess. Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, unwrapping this trio of tasty treats gives you eight of our awesome Nakd Bars that are bursting with good cheer and natural nutrition.’