What we love about Christmas

What we love about Christmas

I really feel like Christmas has crept round quickly this year- more so than usual! My family all love Christmas and go all out with the festive vibes. At my home it’s a time when all the family go to my mums for a few days. Myself and sister love just having a quiet night in at our parents with […]

Christmas Eve box

Christmas Eve box and ideas

By now you may have noticed my family goes all out at Christmas… this includes a Christmas Eve box of course. At home everyone gets a present late afternoon or in the evening. For myself and sister it is usually some new comfies and some films for us to watch together. For my parents it is usually a treat of […]

Gingerbread House

Gingerbread house kit from IKEA

A gingerbread house is something I always want to make at Christmas but rarely have time. I think the last time was about four years ago to be honest and I conveniently forgot how little patience I have… I bought a kit from IKEA for £2.45 and another from Tiger for £3. Once I opened both I realised they were exactly […]

Favourite Christmas films and programmes

Favourite Christmas films and programmes

I don’t want you to think my family spend the whole of the Christmas period in front of the TV as you read this favourite Christmas films and programmes post… However home for me is in the middle of nowhere! That means it is not the easiest to go out at night for a drink and we are used to […]

Little Bit Lavish December box

Little Bit Lavish December Box Social Butterfly

My Little Bit Lavish December box arrived yesterday and I am thrilled with it as I always am. There are some more new brands and I am glad that there is an item included that was in the first box that was not available to buy. The theme this month is social butterfly and the items included fit perfectly as usual. […]

Secret Santa ideas

Secret Santa ideas gift guide

Sometimes we all need a few secret Santa ideas don’t we? What if you don’t know the person well or maybe you’ve just drawn a blank when thinking. Debenhams Creative coffee stencil, Debenhams £8 Keep Cup, Oliver Bonas £12 Batman Build Your Own Batmobile, I Want One Of Those £6.99 Gin and Tonic Lip Balm, Oliver Bonas £6 The Genius Test: […]

Presents for her

Presents for her gift guide

My presents for her gift guide has something for even the most difficult to buy for and with gifts starting from £5.95.   Gifts for £10 and under 1.Oh K! Sweet Peach Detangle Brush, ASOS £9 2.Gothic Garden fine porcelain mug, Paperchase £8 3.Linea Ooo la la ceramic tray, House of Fraser £6 4.Skye Mirror Finish Card Holder, Oliver Bonas £10 5.Oh […]

Stocking stuffers for him

Stocking stuffers for him

In this stocking stuffers for him post I have tried to include something for everyone. That includes partners, teenagers, dads and granddads. 1.Paladone Face mats, Peacocks £4.50 2.DC Comics Batman projection torch, Debenhams £6 3.The Dad Ladybird Book for Grown Ups, Flamingo Gifts £6.99 4.Kiehl’s balm, Kiehl’s £9.50 (available in 4 scents) 5.Howick 3 Pack Bright Fairisle Box Set, House of […]

Stocking fillers for her

Stocking fillers for her

These stocking fillers for her would also make really nice presents for friends or a secret Santa without breaking the bank. 1.Unicorn pen, Paperchase £5 2.Elderflower Fizz Bath Marbles Cracker, Oliver Bonas £6 3.Wind-up racing pugs, I Want One Of Those £7.99 4.Head massager, Debenhams £5 5.Fizz & Bubbles Scented Lip Balm, Marks and Spencer £3.50 6.Estee Edit Dissolve the Drama Longwear Make-up Remover […]

Gift ideas for him

These gift ideas for him are some of my ideas for your family and friends to help you if you’re struggling. Over the next few days I’ll have ideas for everyone, most budgets and different types such as stocking fillers and secret Santa. Quite a few of these are suitable for male and female recipients so might also make a good joint present too.   […]