The Growing Appeal Of Nappy Cakes

The birth of a child is a really special time and there are many ways that you can bring joy to the family during these early years. When a friend or family member enjoys this remarkable time, it is rewarding to share in this and show your love by  sending a gift that will really bring a smile to people’s faces.

Nappy Cakes and gifts

Nappy Cakes and gifts

Nappy cakes are an amazing way to achieve all of this. Nappy cakes can be sent on many different occasions, whether it is the birth of a child, a christening, a birthday or even as a Christmas present. Nappy cakes can be made by yourself where you can enjoy putting together a huge array of essential gifts or they can be ordered online where you can choose from a range of possible gifts. You can also choose different colours, different toys, different clothes, blankets and bibs and create a really special bouquet of gifts.

There are many neutral colours and neutral gifts so you can prepare and buy even if you don’t know whether the child is going to be a boy or girl. This means you can have the present selected and ready for when you make a visit or attend a special occasion. Nappy cakes can be put together in the form of a colourful hamper, where instead of opening just one present, you open a huge selection of presents which makes the unwrapping even more eventful as you have a selection of gifts to enjoy.

Nappy cakes are a great idea for baby showers when you struggle to know what they want, or what other people may buy. With a nappy cake or hamper, you don’t have to worry about this, as there will always be something in your selection that others will not have bought.

You can create nappy cakes using flowers and teddies, adding different personal messages according to who you are buying for, but there are many different gift packages that you can choose from.  There are different websites with different offerings, so you can see what works best for you. If you look around, you can benefit from different discounts and different price ranges that suit your budget.

The joy of making or buying your own will bring you so much pleasure as well, as you can view your finished product and enjoy presenting it as you know that your personal touch will bring so much meaning. Nappy cakes are a very unique and special gift.

This article on nappy cakes was written by Ann DeLuise on behalf of

Arrive In Style On Your Big Day

There are so many things to organise for your wedding day, from the dress to the cake to the invitations, that it’s easy to forget about how you’ll actually get from A to B when the big day comes. Spare a thought for wedding transportation a few months before your wedding to avoid being stuck at home with no way to the church on one of the most important days of your life.


wedding car ideas

Wedding Cars for your wedding day

Who Needs to Be Ferried Around?

Firstly, you need to decide who you’ll provide transport for. Generally it’s a good idea to organise transport to the ceremony at the church for the bridal party and the groom and his groomsmen, as well as transport for the bride and groom after the ceremony. Depending on your budget, you may also want to provide vehicles for close family or maybe even the entire wedding party.

Transportation Ideas: From the Traditional to the Zany

Wedding transportation varies from the traditional to the zany. There are no hard and fast rules, so if you and your husband-to-be are avid bikers, why not arrive on Harley Davidsons? The Princesses amongst us might want the old style grandeur of a horse and carriage or you may prefer to arrive in a classy vintage wedding car. A classic chauffeur-driven car is a perennial favourite for a reason: you can sit back and enjoy the drive with your bridesmaids or, afterwards, share a quiet moment with your new husband before the celebrations begin. For a romantic, if impractical, church departure, you and your husband could cycle off on a bicycle made for two!

And the Guests?

As for getting your guests from the church to the reception venue, you can let them walk or make their own way, if you’re planning your wedding on a budget, or you could hire transportation for them, too. For a small wedding party, you could hire a fleet of chauffeur-driven cars, if your budget is big enough, or alternatively you could hire a bus for the day. Buses vary from small mini buses to double-decker wedding buses, so you have a lot of options. If you and your husband have chosen to ride away on a bicycle made for two, you could consider renting a fleet of bikes for your guests for an eco-friendly wedding, although they probably won’t thank you for it!

Other Considerations

When you’re hiring wedding transportation, enquire about what the chauffeur will be wearing and anything else that is important to you. Some car hire companies will provide a bottle of champagne and glasses – if not, you can always bring your own to calm those pre-wedding nerves! You could also mix a CD to add some background music to your trip to the church.

It’s your day and most people only get married once (or twice!) in their lifetime, so don’t be afraid to splash out and treat yourself on your big day.

This article was written by wedding planner Frank Madigan on behalf of a leading provider of chauffeur-driven cars.