Psst… Check out our incredible Black Friday Deals here. Today is Black Friday, otherwise known as the ‘official’ start of the holiday shopping season. This annual event takes places the day after American Thanksgiving, when many popular retailers offer huge sales and discounts to get people in the spending mood and as it’s popularity increases, some of the UK’s biggest retailers are now getting involved! But where did it come from, and just how far will some people go to get a bargain? Find out below…
**Please note, this competition is now closed** Angela, Dan and I (a.k.a. The Blog Team) all had a hand in today’s blog post, which marks the very first anniversary of the Red Letter Days blog, or ‘blogiversary’ as it has become known. To celebrate, we’re giving away a £50 Red Letter Days gift card to one lucky reader.
To mark our blog’s first birthday (coming up this Wednesday – along with a very special giveaway) – we’ve collected a few crazy birthday facts about how the rich and famous like to celebrate their special milestones.
One of London’s major annual Christmas attractions is Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland. Opening on Saturday 23rd November for another stint of festive fun, this exciting mix of food stalls, markets, entertainment and attractions will see people from all over the country flood through the gates. Don’t miss out: read on for our quick guide to London’s most Christmassy event.
Our charity partner The Willow Foundation held their annual Willow Wonder Ball last weekend at the Grosvenor House Hotel and we were invited to join the splendour as Willow celebrated having fulfilled 10,000 Special Days.
Tuesday 19th November is International Men’s Day, a day to raise awareness about men’s health issues and promote gender equality. This macho day also coincides with Movember, where men grow a moustache throughout the month to raise awareness and money for charity. Read on for some of our favourite mo looks and a little bit of gift inspiration.