Prep your sweet tooth its going to be a fine chocolaty Christmas with #beechsfinechocolates

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How well do you know the chocolates that you eat? Well some of our fine festive treats have a little history behind them, for example, Beech’s Fine Chocolates comes from Preston, it opened its doors to customers  in 1920 and has been supplying treats from its original factory in the town centre ever since, all made using only natural ingredients and traditional methods.Screen Shot 2013-12-12 at 10.09.32

In the last four years, the company has become a major supplier of Marks & Spencer for its own brand Chocolate Brazils, After Dinner Mints, and Rose and Violet Creams, among other products – yummy!

And now, these chocolate treats are experiencing a bumper Christmas rush, so is taking a next step into its own history in the making and going online!

The Beech’s brand has recently launched a new website featuring special deals and its customers’ favourites, all available to purchase online.  The website offers multi-buy discounts and there is a special section dedicated to vegans.

So forget trawling through the Christmas chaos of Oxford Street and the like, and sit down with some festive tunes on your iPod and buy some loved ones a treat they’ll treasure!

Here’s our pick of the bunch!! 

It’s a Chocolate Premier Assortment Oval Box 290g is always a popular choice at Christmas.

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Priced at £12.99 it features a fine selection of delicious milk, dark and white chocolates in a beautiful oval shaped two piece presentation box. A quality gift for someone special.

This box of surprises contains some of the highest quality chocolates that Beech’s offer, made using only natural ingredients and a lot of experience and expertise.

The Beech’s Premier Collection is the top of the range in our chocolate assortments. Each one of these fine chocolates is carefully inspected to ensure it is perfect.

For decades, since 1920, Beech’s has named it’s most luxurious range “Premier” with good reason. These chocolate are rich and glorious in their appearance and taste. They should be nibbled and left to melt in the mouth to experience the delicious, natural flavours of apricot, honey, hazelnut, nougat, almond and coffee. A truly sumptuous sensation of supreme deliciousness, enrobed in our milk, dark and white chocolate.

For more information visit the Beech’s website www.beechsfinechocolates.com

 

Its already time to think about Xmas as @nicolephillipse launches some fab festive products!

Screen Shot 2013-09-23 at 07.49.40With the crunch of the autumn leaves underfoot and the conkers ripening nicely, Nicole Phillips England has been busy putting together her Christmas collection of festive delights. Imagine chestnuts roasting on the fire, the lights twinkling on the tree and the smell of mince pies wafting from the kitchen.

The ideal accessories to this scene are Nicole’s delicate hand-painted range of Christmas products, featuring tea towels, napkins, fabric by the metre and stockings, all designed to give your home some quirky merry-themed touches that are a little bit different.Screen Shot 2013-09-23 at 07.49.27

Nicole’s distinctive watercolour artwork is featured on each 100% pure cotton tea towel, complete with a fabric loop for convenient hanging storage. The Christmas designs include Deck the Halls, Mistletoe & Wine and Sage & Onion Stuffing. The fun and unusual imagery suit every style of home and make the perfect gift for your host, loved one or even as a stocking filler this Christmas.

The perfect missing ingredient for your festive feast, the stunning hand­painted designs of mistletoe and holly, each offset against a stylish stripe background and printed on high quality 100% cotton are available by the metre.

Fancy some inspiration to draw Father Christmas to your chimney? Nicole’s Christmas stockings will make wonderful gifts for both adults and children alike, with their patchwork styling that encompass some of the classic Nicole Phillips E designs such as fish on a line and trailing roses, as well as some with more typically festive elements such as mistletoe and holly.Screen Shot 2013-09-23 at 07.51.32

Inspired by country and coastal themes with a foodie influence, the full Nicole Phillips England range also includes cushions, aprons and hob covers, all of which are made here in Great Britain.

Prices start from £12 and all products are available to buy online at www.nicolephillips.com