Driven by a love of illustrating and peanut butter (what a brilliant combination!), Louise Lockhart created The Printed Peanut after seeing an opportunity to create quality party games that include beautiful illustrations. Louise proudly runs The Printed Peanut as a one-woman enterprise, based in Yorkshire,.and has now expanded her range of products to include homewares, apparel, prints and much more besides.Read More
The fantastic handmade creations of Tipple Tails are the work of Sheffield-based Jane Stammers. Jane’s passion for baking began from a young age; growing up with her parents and four siblings, Jane’s childhood was filled with memories of home grown fruit being made into delicious baked goods. As the years went by, Jane’s own fruit cake became such a family favourite that she was enlisted to bake it for numerous special occasions, before Tipple Tails was born. Jane uses fabulously indulgent boozy infusions to add the ‘tipple’ to her luxurious fruit cakes. Each flavour adds a little twist to the tradition; from flavours of chocolate, to ginger, cherry or cinnamon, all of course including unique liqueur infusions. And for those who love cake without the tipple, nothing can beat a ‘Total Fruit Cake’ with a steaming hot cuppa. Perfect!Read More
Finding personalised gifts for new Mums can be tricky. Here at BearHugs we love helping people give the perfect personalised gift for a new Mum - a unique hug in a box.Read More
Whatever the birthday, wherever they are, BearHugs would love to help you put together an extra special birthday gift box delivered by post direct to your loved one.
We love seeing all the different reasons people have sent BearHugs. There’s been long distance relationship gifts, thank you gifts for teachers, thinking of you sympathy gifts…there’s even been a proposal BearHug!
But one of the major reasons to send a BearHug has got to be birthdays. A great number of lovely BearHugs customers choose a BearHugs gift box as the perfect birthday gift to be delivered direct to a friend or loved one.Read More
Here at BearHugs HQ there's nothing we love more than seeing posts from the happy people who have received their BearHugs hug in a box.Read More
BearHugs loves to work with lovely bloggers and online influencers.
We know just how big an impact you can have for small business like ours and we're really happy to be introducing an affiliate programme to thank you for sending people our way.Read More
We wanted to give you a quick reminder that, because there are no postal collections/deliveries on Good Friday (March 30th) or Easter Monday (April 2nd), any orders placed after 11am on Thursday March 29th may not be dispatched until Tuesday April 3rd.Read More
As you may know if you've read our story, our Chief Sender of Hugs, Faye, launched BearHugs after falling ill in her early twenties. Originally diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome /M.E. and later with Lyme disease, Faye found that although able to work in some capacity, she wasn't able to find employment that was a good fit due to the fluctuating nature of her condition.
Faye is now incredibly passionate about:
- offering flexible, accessible, remote opportunities for people who find themselves in similar shoes
- encouraging other employers to consider accessibility for people with chronic, often "invisible", health conditions
For every 50 hugs we sell, we send one to someone who could do with a bit of extra love through our charity partnerships.Read More
At BearHugs, we truly believe a little kindness can go a very long way.
Here are a few things very close to our heart:Read More
Here at BearHugs we believe in the power of post! We know that sometimes an unexpected, thoughtful gift delivered through the post is exactly what it takes to turn a week around and cheer someone up.
We at BearHugs want to help. If you can’t deliver a cheer up gift face to face, you can curate the perfect thinking of you gift by post.
BearHugs offers a range of cheer up gifts delivered by post directly to your loved one’s door.Read More
A true treat for the chocoholics among us (that’s almost everyone, then!), Dandelion Cocoa is the wonderful work of Sorrel Botham. Sorrel makes an amazingly delicious range of chocolate bars, truffles, lollies and hot chocolate stirrers that not only taste fabulous, but look absolutely beautiful – nearly too good to eat, but don’t let that stop you!Read More
Laura, our wonderful new assistant, joined BearHugs at the beginning of 2018. Working remotely, Laura uses her incredible enthusiasm and attention to detail to put together all sorts of bits and bobs, from social media outreach to sourcing beautiful new products to helping us come up with plans for BearHugs' future!Read More
BearHugs has teamed up with a team of students from Sheffield Hallam university. They will be running a pop up shop on Thursday 22nd March at the Stoddart Building. Here's a guest blog post from Harvey Morton about what to expect!Read More
I’ve written before about how much the Prince’s Trust has done both for BearHugs and me personally. Getting to go out as a Prince’s Trust ambassador and talk about the work of the Trust is one of the things I am most proud to do.
Did you know that The Prince’s Trust also has an Online Store, selling products created by Prince’s Trust entrepreneurs? Find out more here....Read More
Easter Gifts already? It’s only just been Mother’s Day and now we want to talk about Easter? Well, Easter Sunday is April 1st this year. That’s less than three weeks away!
Here’s the good news, Easter means chocolate! And I’m sure it’s no surprise to hear that here at BearHugs we’re big chocolate fans! If you’re looking for the perfect Easter gift to send someone by post, BearHugs is here to help!Read More
Some of you might remember that last year I had the incredible honour of being a finalist at the Prince’s Trust Awards, where
This year, I was invited to attend the awards in London again. This time in my role as an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust - something I am incredibly proud to do. The awards were hosted again by Ant and Dec and included, alongside Prince Charles, Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Tom Jones and Bryan Cranston!Read More
We’re trying to introduce more and more gluten-free treats, but we thought we'd introduce you to just a few here...Read More