Long Distance Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is the perfect day to let the special lady in your life know just how much you appreciate them and everything they have done for you - even if you can’t be with them in person on the day.

We know that thinking of the perfect long distance Mother’s Day gift can be tricky, but as far as we’re concerned, nothing’s better than a hug in a box!

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Meet Our Makers: Lovely Cosmetics

Featured in our ready-made BearHugs and a top pick when building your own, Lovely Cosmetics provide your recipient with naturally beautiful, quirky skincare. A sure winner to bring a lovely, big smile to their face. Handmade with love, fun and care (and based in Sheffield - our favourite!), Lovely Cosmetics have the loveliest values, which ensure the best quality, ethically sourced, organic ingredients for one’s skin.

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BearHugs is proud to be part of the Disability Confident Scheme

At BearHugs, we are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. 

The Disability Confident scheme is a government-run scheme which supports employers to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to the workplace.

We recently wrote a blog post about what being a Disability Confident employer means to us and why we think all employers should be Disability Confident employers. Department for Work and Pensions have incorporated our article into their campaign.

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Valentine's Day, Galentine's Day, Palentine's Day or Just Because

Whether it's Valentine's, Palentine's, Galentine's or just because, sometimes nothing says it better than a hug.  Nobody knows the special someone in your life better than you! We don't want to tell you what should go in their BearHug, we want you to decide! From handmade chocolates to lovely lip balms to relaxing candles, use our Build Your Own BearHug page to choose the perfect selection to show someone how much they mean to you!

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Hug Gift Ideas

Occasionally we receive emails from people who are looking for help with hug gift ideas. They know they want to send their friend a BearHugs hug in a box gift package, but they can’t quite decide on what to include.

We thought we’d use this post to highlight a few of our favourite products that you might want to include in your hug in a box…

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Cancer Research UK Unity Bands for World Cancer Day

Like many people, the BearHugs team has first-hand experience of how difficult it is when a loved one is fighting cancer, and we feel honoured that many of our customers trust BearHugs enough to send BearHugs gifts to their loved ones going through these tough times.

So when we were approached by Cancer Research UK about the Unity Band, we were more than happy to join the campaign.

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Helping Someone Through Loss & Grief – Immediately After It Happens

We recently received an email from the lovely Kiri to let us know that she had posted a link to our shop in an article she had written entitled 'Helping Someone Through Loss & Grief – Immediately After It Happens'.

It's an incredibly touching article where Kiri talks about her own grief and offers practical advice to people facing the daunting task of supporting someone who is going through what may be the worst time of their life.

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Thoughtful Sympathy Gifts

People send our hug in a box Bear Hugs gift baskets as thinking of you gifts for cancer patients and sympathy gifts. We've found that, when words don't come easily in tragic circumstances,  thinking of you gifts to send can be an unintrusive thoughtful gesture.

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