Mail Worth Receiving This Christmas & A Giveaway

Sometimes life just catches up with us and one thing we all lack is time.  Often that means we miss loved ones birthday’s or can’t squeeze in a visit over Christmas.  This is especially true if there’s a considerable amount of distance between you and the person in question.

While you probably feel bad, there are ways to show you love and care for them even though you aren’t there physically.

A beautiful letter or card with written sentiment is always a winner, but if you want to do that something extra have you ever thought about sending something to tantalise their sweet side 😉


Oh yes, I’m talking about cake.  All kinds of cake… chocolate cake, fruit cake, sponge cake, gluten-free cake and dairy free cake (Mummy Memories I’m thinking of you here!).  And while you can order any cake to be delivered (including sending one to yourself) as they come in a manner of sizes, I think there’s something quite beautiful about their letterbox gift cake.


With the option to personalise some of the cakes and pick the most suitable design there will be a cake to suit all visual tastes.  There are the traditional looking cakes, the cartoon cakes, the cheeky cakes and the cakes you can add your own photos to.  Imagine someone receiving an individual portioned cake with a message just to them from you.  Pretty special I think!


I am not ashamed to say that I polished off the entire cake to myself.  That’s what happens when I’m left alone with cake…

If you want to see just how amazing it is to wake up and find there’s cake waiting on your doormat you’re in luck, as Baker Days have kindly decided to gift one of my readers with the chance to choose and receive one of their own letterbox Christmas gift cakes.  Just use the rafflecopter below.  This giveaway is only open to UK residents.

a Rafflecopter giveaway



    • That would have been such an exciting time for you! the first scan is magical, it confirms everything and it’s amazing. It’ll be hard to top that present! x

  1. Our first baby’s due on the 20th, so I think that will top every other year! 🙂

    • Mine was due on the 16th last year… he came a bit late and arrived on the 22nd. Good luck it’s the most hectic, surreal, amazing experience! xx

  2. I had to wait 9 months after Christmas Day but my daughter was the best present I could have wished for

  3. It will sound pretty silly, but I got a doll when I was about 6 or 7, and I always used to make it dance and ‘turn around’ when the song ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ was on and it got to that specific part of the song, haha 😉

    • Hahaha don’t worry one of my favourite gifts was a doll that ate and consequently poohed. I regret that doll now I have to do it for real, yet at the time she was amazing! hahah x

    • A lot of Sindy fans for this competition- what happened to Barbie lol. I would have loved receiving that too x

  4. I know it probably sounds really sad and boring, but it was a Waterstones voucher!

    • Totally not sad or boring! I love books, so love getting vouchers I can spend on books I’ve yet to read 🙂

  5. A bridge camera that my partner bought me Christmas 2009 – it was the start of my photography business

    • I love undoing wrapping paper and finding a lovely box to open with jewellery inside. 😉 x

    • Couldn’t ask for anything better! Hope you both have a fab, well deserved Christmas this year. x

  6. A new car. I’ve had to sell it now as I’ve moved to London, but I miss it so much! I hope Nigel’s gone to a good home 🙂

    • Awww poor Nigel, my first car was Alice, now I have Amelie. It’s true though depending where you live in London a car isn’t needed. the traffic is just awful! x

  7. My husband treated my to a Radley bag one Christmas which was a complete surprise 🙂

  8. I have to say, bringing my newborn son home Christmas Eve 1998 was pretty special. My firstborn was so easy to love and such a contented baby…He made Christmas so utterly magical….I remember spending the day gazing at him not truly believing that he was mine! He will be 16 in a few days!! 😀 I would love to win one of these cakes for him! 😉 Thank-you & Merry Christmas!

    • Oh my gosh, they grow up so quick!! good luck in the comp, and Happy 16th Birthday to your son! xx

  9. it was a dolls pram when i was about 5 or 6. i got it the year previous but my older brother and his best mate broke it, i was heart broken, ‘Father Christmas’ fixed it for me <3

    • I think this would be one of my faves too- if I ever got them as a present! (hint hint Mr London Mum) x

  10. A Ipad 🙂 Seeing my family happy and smiling is the best present ever though (priceless) (:

    • Happy family is always a wonderful sight to see 🙂 and an ipad a great present too! xx

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