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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If it isn’t already, winter soon will be knocking at our lil doors. And apart from cosy snuggled nights in, hot mulled wine and the countdown to Christmas, it’s the perfect time to whisk yourself away for a few days for a lil winter break. It’s been a long and stressful year and you completely deserve a few days off before/after you stuff yourself silly with turkey and stuffing right?!…

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I think any girl who has watched First Dates, whether religiously or just from flicking through and laughing at the awkward-ness of it all has definitely dreamed (probably more than once) about going to the First Dates restaurant. Amirite? The food always looks so good, the restaurant looks swanky af with glistening wine glasses and cutlery, and you picture yourself there shoving strawberries and chocolate fondue in your partner’s face…

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