Christmas Wrapping the Traditional Way

I hope you are all having a wonderful countdown to Christmas so far! How is it only 9 days away!? It’s SO exciting but at the same time leaves me panicking about the fact that I still have some last-minute gifts to buy… Anyway something that I am actually ahead of the game on this year is wrapping (the presents I have got).) Despite being ill for the past week with a groggy viral infection, (I just love the freezing cold change in the weather) I thought I would get a bit of wrapping and card writing done, which if you know me, is one of the things I look forward to doing most around Christmas time sat in my crimbo pjs. I just love getting creative and making them all look pretty and festive! (well…I tried.) Compared to last year when I went for copper wrapping paper, the lot, this year I thought I would opt for a more traditional look with brown paper and the classic red ribbon, which is also recyclable! I thought I would do a lil’ post sharing with you how I’m wrapping my gifts this year if you’re looking for some last-minute inspo! View Post

For the Love of Festive Wallpapers

Christmas is cominggg, which means it’s that time again to deck out your desktop with a festive wallpaper. I’m forever changing my wallpaper and there’s nothing better than changing it with the seasons. Normally I spend ages going through Pinterest, but this year I thought I’d put together my own festive home made one (by moi). View Post

A BARGAIN OF A BODY SHOP HAUL

OH HEY GURLLL. I know I’m a day late BUT the countdown to Christmas has officially begun and I’ve never been more excited and that’s not just for advent!! 😉 Before I get sidetracked onto all things christmassy (well technically it’s to do with Christmas) on Black Friday a few weeks ago I popped in (or should I say spent a good hour in) The Body Shop seen as they had a 40% sale on (yep you heard it) so naturally I couldn’t resist the bargains and picked up a few christmas prezzies and also treated myself to a few things to get stocked up. Although the sale is now over, I thought I would share with you the bits I got encase you were after some last minute Christmas gift inspiration seen as The Body Shop have a whole load of gifts this year for all ages. This is by no means sponsored but as I have sensitive skin I find The Body Shop’s products are one of the few that don’t irritate my skin which is fab and they are also doing a ‘Our Enrich Not Exploit Commitment’ scheme which helps reducing the environmental footprint and all kinds of great causes which can be found on their website.  View Post

The perfect scent with So…? Fragrance

So…? is a brand that people including me associate with their childhood, I mean who else remembers So…? Kiss Me fragrance? I remember thinking I was the bees knees at the time having my very own perfume when I was younger. Even now if one of my friends sprays a fragrance, everyone wants to know what it is and usually goes something like ‘OOOH that smells nice’ and before you know it, everyone ends up spraying it on themselves and we are all practically dying in the scent. Anyway, despite a body mist sometimes being seen as a younger product, I always have one in my handbag seen as the bottle won’t break and they are actually super handy to have in your bag for a refresh. This brings me onto a few months back when I noticed that So..? our favourite childhood brand had released a LOADD of new scents in their body mist range which I couldn’t resist picking up a few and trying out. I really feel they have turned a new direction with their branding and their latest launch of fragrances which I LOVE. All in all, the brand is just as sassy as it was back in the day when everyone would want to try your new scent in the changing rooms after a PE lesson but with a whole new look and approach.

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Bangin’ bonfire cupcakes

HAPPY BONFIRE NIGHT LOVES! The other day I was having a scroll on Pinterest (as per usual) for some bonfire inspired cupcakes seen as bonfire night was approaching and came across these super cute cupcakes with a log burning fire design on the top to give the effect of looking like a bonfire. As like everything on Pinterest, I knew mine weren’t going to turn out exactly like they do on the picture but I thought I would have a bash at baking them for myself this afternoon and I don’t think they turned out too bad for a first attempt? These cupcakes follow a basic cupcake recipe so they are actually super easy to make and most importantly, taste DELISH. Although my last baking post was only a few weeks ago and it’s a bit late seen as it’s November the 5th today, I thought I would share this recipe with you anyway if you fancy having a go at making them next year! I promise you won’t regret making these fun ‘Bangin’ Bonfire Cupcakes’ (see what I did there) which most importantly, you can enjoy at the end with friends and family…or just yourself 😉 View Post