At the risk of sounding horribly ungrateful and spoilt, I am not a huge supporter of birthday text messages or e-cards. I totally understand how busy everyone is but particularly for family and close friends, a little bit of effort goes a long way.
At Korora Gifts, we are big fans of phone-calls and decided that one of the best birthday presents was an old friend calling to say Happy Birthday, particularly if you haven't spoken in a while. We also love cards, proper ones that you can line up on the mantlepiece and feel treasured and special. Cre8iveart.com has some lovely simple styles and designs if you feel like getting your own creative juices flowing.
Cake is also always a big winner. The creamier …more »