gift guide 2020

Gift Guide 2020 – Christmas Edition

Gift for the whole family from Grandparents, Mum and dad all the way down to the wee ones! #Christmas2020 #Giftguide

2020 has been a difficult year for so many of us and the pandemic has taken its toll. A lot of people have decided to push the boat out for Christmas 2020 by putting up decks early. Having their own light display and generally get into the merriment early. As well as supporting towns by shopping locally. Today I am going to save you so much time by sharing a Christmas gift guide for 2020. Focusing on great gifts at great prices as most people are also trying to be frugal. Furlough hit so many households and money can be tight this year. It will be hard preparing for Christmas this year. You don’t worry though. From Mum and Dad to Granny and Grampy. We got you covered with this simple and affordable Christmas gift guide.

gift guide 2020

Mum’s Gift Guide 2020


Lush is always a great gift to give and it couldn’t be left out of this gift guide 2020 edition! The small gift set below is the Christmas edition Snow Fairy gift set. Priced at £12.50 it’s super affordable. Plus you’re not just giving smellies as a gift when you give Lush products. You’re encouraging an evening of self-care through rest and relaxation. The perfect gift for any busy Mother.


When Mum’s are home their uniform is mostly loungewear (old joggers and tops, right?). Sort her out with some new, comfortable and cosy loungewear. Perfect to put on after her Lush pamper! Prices range on loungewear so shop around for some great deals. Especially with all the online Black Friday deals we’re seeing. Give the gift of comfort to your Mum this year.

Snapfish Mug

Is she a hot drink lover? Then why not get her a personalised cup or mug from Snapfish. (I have worked with them previously). The cups and personalisation is such great quality. Plus they have so many templates designs each gift really is a one-off! Add pictures of your Mum with all her favourite people. Partner, kids or even grandkids!

Gin Maker – Must-have for Your Gift Guide 2020

Mama NEEDS this ok! Mum’s all over the world have held their sh#t together so well this year! From homeschooling to shopping during lockdowns. To thinking up copious ways to keep the children busy throughout. Making sure all the housework was done and for some even trying to work from home themselves! SHE DESERVES ALL THE GIN and that’s why it’s included in this gift guide 2020!


Yankee, ones with rings in or ones that just smell gorgeous. Grab mum a few candles for Christmas. Maybe she could use them with her Lush gift set? Either way do look online and in some major UK supermarkets as they can have some amazing deals on candles, even the more popular brands.

Dad’s Gift Guide 2020

Ted Baker Set

The Ted Baker set is sure to please any Dad! It is currently on offer for £12.00 in Boots so don’t wait to grab one. Dad’s have really held the family together this year for a lot of us! Working from home and missing out on the lads nights. Treat to a nice set to enjoy while bathing and relaxing.

Best Of British Beer

Just like Mum’s, Dad deserves all the beers this year. As mentioned above the lads nights at the pub have been few and far between this year. Bring Dad the pub at home with this beer set. Only £23 from Not On The High Street this is a great gift for any beer-loving Dad.

Personalised Mug

For all the coffee or tea loving Dad’s out their there are a ton of great mugs for him. Whether it’s a Snapfish mug or the many other sites that allow for personalisation. Dad will love the thought put into his morning coffee mug.

Old School Games – Must-have For Your Gift Guide 2020

Below is an old school style Nintendo Gameboy and it’s full of all the games anyone above the age 30 played as a child! He will love reliving his youth by playing classic console games from years gone by. I’ve ordered on of these from Amazon for my eldest son.

Dad Jewellery

Show your Dad you love him by getting him some Dad jewellery. He can carry his children when ever he wears it. Their are so many choice now, from rings to bracelets. The list is endless. Shop around for great deals during Black Friday.

Grandma’s Gift Guide 2020

Picture or Prints

Grandma’s love to keep their loved ones with them. This gorgeous picture really adds a cute element of love. Adding who you want and names underneath any Nan would be pleased to receive this. There are many to choose from but this one is from Lucy’s Little Craft Shop for only £12!

Angel Ornament – Must-have For Your Gift Guide 2020

Grandma’s are angels on earth and they really do hold our hearts forever. The beautiful angel statue from Amazon is so pretty. I love the child-like design of the angel and such a bargain at only £9.99.

Birds, Bees and Butterflies Seedbom Kit

So many of our grandparents love gardening and this seedbom kit is perfect for your green fingered Granny. Help her have a flower explosion in her garden with this great gift. Available from Not on the High Street for £17.95.

A Christmas Hamper

This is the most personalised gift from you to Grandma and that’s a hamper of all her favourite things. Her favourite sweets and treats. One of her favourite bath products. A cheeky little tipple perhaps but whatever you put in it a hamper is a great gift. You can find hamper baskets in lots of places such as B&M or Wilkos.


Is your Grandma a candle lover? Then this gorgeous lantern candle is the perfect gift for her. Personalise it with 4 lines of writing and Grandma will love it! This particular personalised lantern is from Love My Gifts for only £13.95. That includes adding your own message.

Grandpa’s Gift Guide 2020

The Grandad Times – Must-have for Your Gift Guide 2020

Let Grandad know he’s big news with this personalised newspaper print. Sharing with everyone just how special he truly is. This is a lovely keepsake and is from Getting Personal and costs £11.99.

Personalised Hammer

If your Grandpa is a handy one then this may be the perfect gift for him. A personalised hammer from the Personalised Gift Shop. This is an online store and this gift is only £9.95. A bargain.

Hanging Sign

Does Grandad have a shed or a garage? Then this cute sign will remind him you’re always thinking of him. He can hang it and enjoy his grandchildren all year round. This sign was from Amazon for only £6.99 so fab if your budget is really tight this year.


I know so many Grandad’s who love a novelty or funny shirt. Let him know what a legend he is with this shirt from Vector Bomb. This is only £6.89 so again fantastic if funds are tight this year.

Beer Gift Set

Perhaps your Grandpa is fan of a little beer of an evening? The this fab beer gift set is perfect for him. From the ‘Your Surprise’ website Gramps will love his new beer collection. The highest price this comes in at is £19.95 with two cheaper options available. This includes your own choice of beers including Dutch and International. A great gift and great value for money!

Teen Girl Gift Guide 2020


Makeup is usually a sure-fire win for teen girls in 2020. This set from Makeup Revolution is such great value for money. with so many items to try out it won’t disappoint. The Illuminate and glow rose set is currently only £20 from the Makeup Revolution site.

Gift Card

Online Clothing is a great way to gift your teens this Christmas. Check out all of their fave websites to see if they offer them. Boohoo do and many others. This way you can gift what you can afford and you know it will be appreciated.

Hot Chocolate Bombs

All for the gram and TikTok right now! These Hot Chocolate Bombes are the perfect gift for a cosy Christmas. These are from Find Me a Gift and are £13.99 for 4 which is a really good deal.

Hollywood Star – Must-have for Your Gift Guide 2020

Who doesn’t want to be famous when their a teen? This awesome Hollywood star print is such a cute accessory to a teen girl bedroom. This particular print is from Getting Personal for £17.99. Shop around though asd I have seen them cheaper so you may be able to save some more money.

Personalised Makeup Bag

Who doesn’t love personalised gifts? This personalised makeup bag is so cute and the perfect addition to anyone’s makeup collection. This particular bag is from Not on the High Street for £17.

Teen Boy Gift Guide 2020

Gamer Light

Make any gamers Christmas with this awesome gamer light. Fully personalisable and a great addition to any gamers room. This particular light is from Menkind for only £20. I’m sure you can find more in different designs but the personalisation of this one is really cool.

Bluetooth Beanie with Headphones – Must-have for Your Gift Guide 2020

Such a great gift especially during the colder weather. This bluetooth beanie is so cool. Allowing you to hook them up to many different pieces of tech and with built in headphones! A winner and on Amazon for only £15.98.

Gaming Console Gift Card

Games are so expensive now so why not give them a gift card for their chosen console. All Major consoles have these available and in varying amounts. Give the gift of gaming to your teen this Christmas. It’s an instant winner.

Ted Baker Set

Is it Christmas if you don’t receive your mandatory smelly set? Mix it up this year and switch from the usual Lynx set. This gorgeous Ted Baker spray set is from Boots and is currently £8.33 on offer.

Personalised Football

One for the sports fan! Do you have a football lover in your house? Then why not purchase this personalised football for them. Any football lover would be thrilled to receive this ball. This one is from Not on the High Street for £20.

Little Girls Gift Guide 2020

Personalised Unicorn Pillow

What little girl isn’t obsessed with Unicorns? Then this pillow is a must for your little. A personalised sequin pillow from Lily’s World Designs on Etsy. At only 9.95 it’s sure to please whoever you gift it too!

Colour Your Own Wendy House – Must-have for Your Gift Guide 2020

The amazing colour your own wendy house it such a great gift. Hours of fun just colouring it in. Then hours of fun playing in it once it is finished. Such a cute edition to any child’s play time. This one was from Hobbycraft for the low price of £17.00 which is a bargain.

Fairy Garden

Are fairies real? Find out for yourself with this beautiful Fairy Garden from Smyths. There are many of these available now but for £14.99 you can’t go wrong. Perhaps they could even make up their own fairytales whilst they play.

Unicorn Light

This 3d Unicorn light is epic. Really cool but still cute enough any little girl would love it. This particular one is from Light in a Box for a tiny £12.10. A steal if every I’ve seen one.


Disney Princesses and baby dolls. Now you can have both and this Belle doll is so pretty and sweet. From Shop Disney for only £22. Do you have a beauty who would love this?

Little Boys Gift Guide 2020

Build Your Own Den

This amazing build your own den really is so much fun. We have one. Simply pop the pieces together and make your own dens. Follow the simple instructions and you’ll have even more den designs. This is from The Works for only £12.00.

Mitre Scriball

Does your child love drawing and football? This Mitre Scriball is a great gift idea. Colour in and play! This one is from Argos for only £9.99.

Airshot Target Practice

Shoot the floating balls and work on your aim. The perfect gift for Christmas morning. Laughter and fun to be had with this great aim and shoot toy. From The Gift and Gadget Store for £15.95.

Stars and Planets Science Kit

Do you and your littles ones love space? Then Wicked Uncle have this awesome space science kit that is perfect. Learn all about space for only £14.95.

Funko Marvel Battleworld – Must-have for Your Gift Guide 2020

Funko is a favourite brand of so many now. Did you know that they have branched out to games? I love the Marvel Battleworlds as they are great games for the whole family. Including great mini Funko figures they are a great gift. One of many places to purchase these is Gaming Nerds for the little price of £6.99.

Toddler Gift Guide 2020

Personalised Wooden Puzzles

This lovely set of personalised wooden puzzles from Studio is beautiful. Not only encouraging learning but fun for your littles! At the bargain price of £9.99 these are great addition to the Christmas list.

Magnetic Fishing

Keep them entertained fishing in the depth of the ocean with the Jaques of London magnetic fishing. The beautiful wooden fish come in their own ocean that doubles as the box. Coming in at £12.99 a great gift for your deep sea explorers.

Nuby Wacky Pipes Bath Toy

Hands up if you have a water baby!? We certainly do and this Nuby wacky pipes bath set is incredible. With pouring and turning elements this is sure to keep your little one happy at bath time. For only £12.00 it’s a must.

Locks and Latches Board

Sensory play is great for toddlers and teaches them so much. The Melissa and Doug Locks and Latches Board from Smyths is a great example. Lots of great colours, numbers and shapes. Then the locks and latches that can be enjoyed this really is a great toy. Prices starting from £17.99 in Smyths but varying so search around.

Foxley Wood Skittles

This gorgeous wooden bowling set from Jojo Maman Bebe is sure to be a big hit and for only £16.00. The beautiful and colourful characters are sure to delight your cheeky monkeys this Christmas.

PHEW! We did it! There is a full and comprehensive gift guide 2020. From the Grandparents right down to the toddlers. If this doesn’t fill your Christmas boots Motherhood Diaries has some great gift ideas. There are so many great ideas for Christmas presents.Perhaps you have a globetrotter looking for a travellers gift guide? Even if it’s the dog lover in your life. Even if you’re looking to save money this Christmas. You’re covered no matter what!

We were trying to focus on affordability and quality and we didn’t do half bad. What is your favourite gift on this list? Did you spot something for someone you know? Let me know everything in the comments below or you can leave them under the post link on my Facebook page.

I have to say that with 2020 being the way it has been, thanks Covid, it seems we’re more excited for Christmas this year. Like we deserve it more this year. The truth is we do but with many losing their jobs or being furloughed. I’m hoping this list will help save some money for you if it can without losing the quality of a nice gift. Let’s hope 2021 has better in store for us all!

Lots of Love,
Tahnee xxx

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