Alex Bradburn


How to make the most out of your Staycation!

With travel restrictions still in place, vacations abroad are feeling like a distant memory. This does not mean summer has to be cancelled – after all 2021 is the year of the staycation! With everything so up in the air with international travel, people are opting to keep it safe and choose a staycation over their normal holiday get-a-way. Whether this is simply booking time off work to stay home or taking a trip within the UK, we have come up with a few tips on how to embrace your... Read More


Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is just around the corner and it is the time of the year to show your Dad, Grandad or special man in your life how much you appreciate him and everything he does. Looking for the perfect Father’s day gift can be difficult, especially on a budget. What do you get the man that seems to have everything, without breaking the bank? We have pulled together a budget friendly gift guide from all things fragrance to branded menswear, there is guaranteed to be something he loves! Can you... Read More


Spring Cleaning Essentials

Spring has finally arrived and it is that time of the year when many of us love to deep clean our homes. It can be rewarding to get the winter dust cleared out and rid of the things we no longer need or use. For some this can seem like a daunting and time consuming task but it does not always have to be. We at TJ’s have come up with our most loved cleaning essentials that will make your spring cleaning as quick, easy and as stress-free as possible... Read More


Mother’s Day Gift Ideas on a Budget

Mother’s Day is the occasion to show your mum, grandma or special lady in your life how much you appreciate her and everything she does – it is arguably the most important day of the year. Looking for the perfect Mother’s day gift can be difficult, especially on a budget. We at TJ’s are here to help and have come up with a budget friendly gift guide, from all things beauty to sleepwear there is guaranteed to be something she loves! Pyjamas and nightwear is always the go-to gift on... Read More


Top 5 Pancake Day Ideas!

It’s that time of year once again – Pancake Day! Families are sure to be cooking up a storm in the kitchen this year flipping pancakes; hopefully not too many pancakes will end up on the ceiling.  We love Pancake Day at TJ Hughes and have come up with our top 5 favourite recipes, from sweet to savoury there is something for everyone in the family! Pancake Recipe Ingredients: 100g Plain Flour 300ml Semi-skimmed milk (or milk substitute) 2 Medium eggs 1 ½ tbsp olive oil Pinch of salt Method... Read More


Valentine’s Gift Idea’s For Her (on a budget)

The season of Love is upon us! Valentine’s Day is bound to feel a little different this year with the country still in lockdown, we are set to spend yet another night in.  However, we have had a lot of time to realise how important are loved ones truly are whether that is our partner, friend or family member. Is there any better time to show your loved ones how much you care? If you are struggling to figure out what gift to buy – Don’t worry you have come... Read More


Top 10 Fun Trick or Treating Alternatives

Trick-or-treating is a beloved Halloween tradition that gives kids the opportunity to run the show and collect endless amounts of treats. But what will Halloween look like this year? We don’t know for sure yet but with the pandemic still looming over us – trick-or-treating might no longer be an option. Don’t Worry – this does not mean Halloween has to be cancelled. We at TJ’S have come up with 10 Fun trick-or-treating alternatives so all the family can celebrate safely- No one has to miss out! Host a Virtual... Read More