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  • Where is Watership Down?

    Watership Down is a hill, or down, at Ecchinswell in the civil parish of Ecchinswell, Sydmonton and Bishops Green in the English county of Hampshire, as part of the Hampshire Downs. It rises fairly steeply on its northern flank (the scarp side), but to the south the slope is much...
  • Give the perfect gift for Mothers’ Day

    No prior experience or qualifications required; salary is non-financial and hours are non-negotiable; no paid benefits; lifelong tenure.  Who would take a job like that?! Mums are amazing aren’t they (we?!)? Who else would do your washing, cook you delicious Sunday dinners, pick you up every time you fall, be...
  • Don't be puzzled by today!

    Don’t be puzzled by today. National Puzzle Day held every year on January 29th honours puzzles of all size, shape and form. Crossword puzzles are by far the most common. Sudoku, a number puzzle, is the most recent puzzle rage. Puzzles are a favourite pastime of millions of people, young...
  • Bubble Bath Fun

    Bubble baths are so much fun and we here at Oh My Gift wish everyday could be Bubble Bath Day. Our friends across the pond have got it right and celebrate Bubble Bath Day (yes, really!) on January 8th each year. Bubble bath first appeared commercially over 50 years ago...
  • What does the cutting of the wedding cake symbolise?

    The wedding cake cutting ceremony is a highly anticipated (and photographed) part of the wedding reception.  It is full of symbolism. … One of the first traditions began in Ancient Rome, where a cake of wheat or barley was broken over the bride’s head to bring good fortune to the couple.  The wedding cake tradition started with...
  • What to Write in a Birthday Card, Messages & Wishes

    Birthday card writing is an art that doesn’t come naturally for many of us. It can be hard to come up with what to write in a birthday card. Your instinct might be to skip a card altogether, but you shouldn’t; a card adds a personal touch that gives you...
  • How to make a bath bomb

    There is something incredibly relaxing about a warm bath and these homemade bath bombs take the relaxation up a notch! Bath bombs have skyrocketed in popularity lately with thousands of options available. These homemade bath fizzies are a great solution! Made from nourishing sea salt or epsom salts, alkalizing baking soda...
  • Why do people wear watches any more?

    It is not news to anyone that our use of the ubiquitous smartphone has usurped many of the functions once served solely by watches. But Watches Are Still a Thing!  But why? 1. Watches are beyond doubt a fashion item.  For men, a watch may be the only piece of...
  • Why is a bucket list called a bucket list?

    “Bucket list”, or “things to do before you die” is possibly derived from the English idiom – ‘to kick the bucket’ which means ‘to die’. It is used as an informal way or as a slang and it is believed that the idiom comes from method of execution such as hanging… We’ve...

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