MFM headed down to the Lakeland Christmas preview today and immediately felt right at home among the gorgeous decorations, fantastic bakeware and exciting kids toys.
Gifts for kids…
Lakeland is following the trend this year for retro kids toys. We love a bit of nostalgia when it comes to toys, and they’re so good,you’re bound to love them, too. Kids will be wowed by the classic amazing robot game, £9.99, and will have hours of fun with the spring toy, £4.99, and the traditional marble games, £9.99.
For cold winter evenings, your nippers will love snuggling to the cuddly pure bliss sheep, £14.99, which has a microwavable insert, which helps keep tots toasty.
Get your little chefs cooking up a storm with Lakeland’s fantastic I can cook range. The colourful whisk, £2.49, mixing bowls, £7.99 for two, and PVC apron, £8.99, make great gifts or stocking fillers.
Lakeland has everything you could wish for when it comes to baking home made goodies for Christmas day.
They’ve got a huge range of kitchen and bakeware to help making those creative cakes that bit easier. We loved the topsy turvy pans, starting from £12.99, which help you bake a fun and different Christmas cake (they had a skiing snowman cake on display, amazing!).
If you’re into making festive biscuits, store them in style in the gingerbread man cookie jar, £14.99. If cupcakes are more your thing, the Reindeer cupcake holders, £10.99 for a pack of 8, are a great way to display your treats.
Get into the festive spirit…
MFM are big fans of the Lakeland traditional gingerbread house kit, £11.99, it’s great for a quick way get the family into the festive mood and make something tasty.
If you fancy getting crafty with the kids the paint-your-own- nativity set, £16.99, is perfect. Kids will love painting the nativity character and they make great decorations for your home afterwards.
Get everyone into the Christmas spirit with the fantastic advent crackers, £7.99. Kids get cracking and pull one a day in the run up to Santa’s arrival.
Although the last thing you may want at Christmas time is something cold, kids will love the ZOKU single quick pop maker, £19.99. It makes a tasty lolly in around 10 minutes. Fill with pureed fresh fruit or yoghurt for a healthy alternative to pudding.
Lakeland has lots of unusual stocking fillers. We loved the cooking kit cubes, £4.99, each which make chocolate, cupcakes or preserves.
For gifts with a spot of humour, why not wrap up the kitchen kong whisk, £13.99, or the spaghetti western spaghetti measurer, £3.99.
We really loved the Beano card games, £5.99, and the quirky tabletop football, £6.99, too.
Gifts for mum…
Lakeland also has lots of fantastic exclusive gifts for women. MFM loved the vintage feel of the Boudoir Belle range, and particularly liked the cosmetic bag, £5.99, and the compact mirror, £4.99. The wood wick candles, £14.99 each, are a lovely gift luxurious gift and are available in two fragrances.
Gifts for dad…
Dads with good taste (and distinguished taste buds) will love the stylish round cheese board, £34.99, and the wine lovers’s gift set, £19.99, will help him enjoy his favourite bottle of plonk in style.
For those who love a glass of something “on the rocks” the rock & glass set, £14.99, has a container to make a round ball of ice, which swills perfectly around the shaped glass
The cozy Headphone hat, £11.99, is great for dads who are always on the go.
MFM loved the Christmas offerings at Lakeland! One thing that is for certain, we’ve just got to try our hand at making a topsy turvy cake!