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The Dom and Geri Blog

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  • EASTER COMPETITION: Win a Giant Personalised Easter Egg!

    It’s that time of year again and – if we’re being honest – it’s probably one of our favourites because of the copious amounts of chocolate we can consume without feeling too guilty… This year, we all deserve something a little bit ‘egg-citing’ so what better way to celebrate Easter than with an ‘egg-cellent’ competition! We’re giving you the chance to WIN a Giant Personalised Easter Egg! This is no ordinary Easter Egg…it’s a whopping 2.5kg one! Bursting with delicious chocolate,
  • Father’s Day: How To Make 2021 Extra Special

    Normally you would be planning Father’s Day well in advance and making sure you had lunch in his favourite restaurant booked, maybe go to the pub, or to a show, or the cinema afterwards? Maybe you even plan a weekend away every year? But last year the pandemic struck and a year later in 2021 we still don’t know what will be open on June 20th and what won’t be.
  • How To Celebrate A Birthday (Virtually!)

    We have all got used to spending precious time away from friends and family over the last 12 months, and whilst many of our favourite things have had to be sacrificed – eating out, going to concerts, going on holiday – one of the biggest things everyone has missed out on is celebrating birthdays. Whether it’s a milestone occasion or not,
  • How To Wrap An Awkward Shaped Present

    We’ve all done it. We’ve bought the perfect present for our loved one and we immediately think of the look on their face when they open it, and get excited by how much they are going to love it. But we forget an important step in the middle; how are we going to wrap it? It’s pretty common to not give one single thought to wrapping a present right until the last minute, and only then do we consider that the perfect present is actually the most awkward-shaped gift anyone could imagine.
  • 7 Ideas To Make Mother’s Day Perfect

    Your mum is officially the best in the world. We all know it and so Mother’s Day is the best time to recognise that and let her know exactly what she means to you. And if you’re stuck for ideas, here’s seven tips for making Mother’s Day perfect, and which won’t break the bank. Cooking dinner Sunday dinner is a great family time and one of the country’s most popular weekly rituals, but it can be hard work.
  • Planning A Party? Here’s 5 Things You Need To Buy

    It could be a kids’ birthday, a special 18th, 21st, 40th, 50th or whatever birthday, it could be a retirement party, an engagement party or it could even just be ‘the cat finally returned home from his adventures safe and well’ party. Whatever it is, when you decide to hold a party you need to plan ahead and we have the best party ideas for you.
  • How Instagram Became The Fashionable Social Media Channel

    It is hard to remember a life before Instagram, but there was one. It didn’t even exist until 2010, but now, eight years and 500 million worldwide users later, it has become the most popular social media channel, opening up possibilities and opportunities for people in all walks of life.
  • A Picture Paints A Thousand Words: How To Take Great Photos On Your Phone

    Thanks to the evolution of smartphones, everybody’s a photographer. Once upon a time photography was the strict domain of the enthusiast with their specialist equipment, or you just took your camera with you on holidays or to special occasions. Now we have high quality digital cameras in our pockets all the time, and with social media we have numerous ways to post our photos, so we take more, and more and not many of us apply much quality control.
  • Dom & Geri Supports ‘Just A Card’ Campaign

    In an increasingly corporate, regulated and money-centric world it is getting harder and harder for small, independent businesses to make a mark. But it is perhaps one of the most reassuring idiosyncrasies of the UK that we produce such a wealth of pioneering people, groups and movements that all work together in a network of communal spirit to keep the little man, or woman, alive.
  • 5 Ways To Surprise Dad This Father’s Day

    Father’s Day is on the horizon and it’s time to don your thinking cap and find a way to make it an extra special day for Dad. It might get harder and harder each year when ‘the man who has everything’ can’t offer any ideas as to what he might want, but Father’s Day is a bit different to your average birthday, and a little bit of creative thought is required to find a special gift or gesture that lets them know you are thinking of them and everything they do is appreciated.
  • Family Friendly Boredom-Breakers in The UK

    With the holiday period approaching rapidly, now is a timely opportunity to do some research and make a list of family-friendly activities to help while away the hours and days during the six week break. Undoubtedly there are times during the summer holidays when days and weeks stretch before you and sheer panic can set in over how you are going to keep everyone entertained.
  • The Forgotten Baby Names – Do You Have An Uncommon Name?

    It’s one thing consulting lists of the most popular baby names of 2018 to ensure you are en vogue when naming your soon-to-arrive bundle of joy, but at Dom & Geri we also like to be a trendsetter. This might mean being truly original in an abstract and not-always-socially-acceptable way, or it could mean adopting a bit more left-of-centre thinking in order to be different and stand out from the crowd.