Christmas is the best time of year for so many reasons. I mean what other time of year can you eat your body weight in roast dinner and chocolates, and THEN get on the Baileys without feeling guilty? Beats me. But, I find it really fascinating that Christmas means different things for everyone. While in my house we chill out in front of the telly, and perhaps see some family,…

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  Apart from endless amounts of food and alcohol, there’s one other thing I particularly enjoy about Christmas. Christmas markets. I love a good Christmas market. They get me in a proper Christmassy mood, and over the last few years have become a bit of a tradition for me – me and mum used to go to the one in Sheffield when she came to pick me up from university.…

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Why is finding a secret santa gift so hard? Even if you’ve known the person years, it’s so tricky to find something that you’ll know they’ll like but won’t give away who you are (even though 99.98% of the time you all end up telling each other anyway). My friends and I have decided to do Secret Santa this year at our Christmas meal (so civilised I know), with a…

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I know I’m not the only one who gets in their pjs and fluffy socks, makes a cup of tea, grabs a blanket or five, and lights some candles as soon as they get in from work. There’s something so comforting about being all cosy and warm in the run up to Christmas, especially when your room is filled with amazing, warm, festive smells. I’d always seen generic wax melts…

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  Flippin’ hell I know it’s cliche but I really can’t believe it’s December again lol. AND it’s the end of 2016… wasn’t it 2008 a minute ago? The end of the year is only a few weeks away and apart from trying to figure out what to do for a lil knees up for new years (why is it always so hard?), it’s a good time to be all…

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In case you didn’t know, Christmas is in exactly ONE MONTH today. And what better way to celebrate such a day than a good flick through the old Argos catalogues. Yep, you heard that right. The Argos catalogue… the book of dreams. If you didn’t get excited every Christmas by whipping the dusty, dog-earred Argos catalogue out from the side of the sofa, going mad with the biro, and then…

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  The end of university came and went, and after three years of lectures, boozing, essays, and hangovers, while I could make a cracking poached egg, I knew nothing about the real world. I was fortunate enough to find a job I actually wanted to be in really quickly, and I started working pretty much the Monday after I graduation (hi money, long time no see hun). I know some…

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So, it’s been nearly four months since I moved back home from university, and while I’m still adjusting to living with my parents again after three years, there are still a few (actually quite a lot of) things I miss about living away from home. 1. The feeling of a new, empty room to decorate and make snazzy however I so wish. Yes mum I do need those five fuzzy…

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I’ve been thinking about doing an autumn-related post for a week or so now as I’m well aware autumn is in full swing now (yes I know it’s nearly winter now ok). But seeing Emma’s autumn post over at La Blonde Voyage, and then Emily Mae’s was the FINAL STRAW – although I haven’t actually done the tag I’ve just listed my favourite things: The trees look well nice and…

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