Enjoying #Fishmasdinner with Loch Fyne

Loch Fyne’s latest campaign is all about Fish-tivities and trying something a little different this Christmas for your festive celebrations. Obviously turkey dinners are super traditional and delicious but, during December, I’m sure we all get a little bit *done* with them when they make an appearance almost every week during the run up to the big day!

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6 magical minimal watches

Since having my Apple watch I’ve obviously found myself wearing my actual watches less and less but I do tend to wear them on the weekends and if I’m going out. I’ve actually come to really like this because I appreciate them and enjoy wearing my ‘jewellery’ watches more because it’s more special. I absolutely love minimal watches and they’re still such a trend! They’re just simple and pretty and go with almost any outfit. Here are 6 of my favourite picks that are perfect for pressies from F.Hinds.

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14 perfect festive beauty gifts

Gift sets have to be one of the best things about Christmas, right? Teeny little beauty products, exclusive sets, fresh bottles of perfume and amazing deals from our fave skincare and beauty stores. I just think beauty at Christmas is just extra special! Here are 14 gifts that I’d love to find underneath the tree and that I’d definitely buy for a beauty lover such as myself!

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3 tips for stress-free Christmas shopping

The festive season is well and truly here and I am all about getting sorted for Christmas. I’m wrapping gifts, buying advent calendars, booking in Christmas catch-ups and parties and popping up cute Christmas lights! Yas. Speaking of Christmas lights, how awesome are these customisable alphabet lights from Cox & Cox? If you know me, you’ll know that I am all about anything that I can customise, personalise or generally have my name on. I was all about those velvet headbands with my name on in the Nineties, so, why should that change? You could write Merry Christmas, your names, Ho Ho Ho, reindeer’s names, anything that’ll make you feel festive af.

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24 hours in Birmingham

If you’ve seen my ‘why I want to move to Leeds‘ or 24h in London posts then you’ll know that we like to check out cities in the UK that we don’t live in! I just think it’s great to know your way around as many cities as you can because, why not? You never know what opportunities will arise and it’s cool to get to know other places just in case! This weekend we headed to Birmingham for the Christmas market to kick off the festive season.

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Stepping Out Of The Christmas Spotlight (Pizza Mandatory)

It’s cold, Storm Barbara is raging on and you might not have even finished your Christmas shopping yet. And, I know exhaustion has set in from seeing every friend and family member you’ve ever known within the space of two weeks! Work is finally over though but this means a million invites for festive get-togethers. Sometimes, you just need to pop a pizza in the oven and watch Elf. That’s exactly my plan for tonight. Hello pizza, my old friend…

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Why Mis-Matched Christmas Trees Rock

I’ve always thought that mismatched, crazy Christmas trees have so much more personality that perfect decorated, stuck to a colour theme trees. This post is short and sweet today but I just had to share the cutest Harrods Christmas decorations that I’ve added to my tree this year. I mean, how cute is Hugh the bear in ornament form? I’m also 100% obsessed with the sparkly tartan beauty and the purple, ivory and gold tear drop shaped bauble.

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Crabtree & Evelyn Festive Treats

Christmas is well and truly on its way and it’s time to start thinking about gifts if you haven’t already. Who am I kidding, we’ve been thinking about gifts since September, right? I have anyway. I’ve already done a couple of wintery and gift-themed posts but this one feels really festive!

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4 Alternative Christmas Gifts

It’s official, we can 100% talk about Christmas now because we’re well past Bonfire Night and there are no more specific holidays or events to come before the big C. Yes! Well, I’ve already started my Christmas shopping because I like to spread the cost and I like to pick things up, as and when as I see them. How do you shop? Are you a last minute shopper or a ready-since-August kinda person? Either way, I like to get a few off the wall gifts when I’m shopping for my family and friends!

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