Blogmas – How I Wrap My Christmas Gifts 2017

I’ve already touched on how I decorate my Christmas tree so today its the turn of how I wrap my Christmas gifts. I’m a bit pedantic when it comes to Christmas gift wrapping and always try and stick to a theme. This year the theme is Scandi style meets American classic – simple but very very … Continue reading “Blogmas – How I Wrap My Christmas Gifts 2017”

Blogmas -A Guide To Christmas Etiquette

The hullabaloo and general noise surrounding Christmas often makes it difficult for us to see the bigger picture. Feelings are easily hurt, stress levels are through the roof and alcohol is plentiful. I thought I would write a little five-point guide to a few things to bear in mind over Christmas week and beyond. Sometimes a … Continue reading “Blogmas -A Guide To Christmas Etiquette”

Blogmas – How I Decorate My Christmas Tree

The ritual of putting up the Christmas tree is one of the highlights of the year. I’ve already talked at length about the proper way to decorate the tree (festive tunes and wine feature heavily) so without further ado here’s the big reveal… The Great Tree Debate…Real v Fake I can appreciate a real Christmas tree, really … Continue reading “Blogmas – How I Decorate My Christmas Tree”

Blogmas – The Christmas Jumper Edit

Following on from yesterdays post about everyday sequins and considering that today is, in actual fact Christmas Jumper day, I thought I would put together a small selection of the kind of Christmas jumper that you would actually want to wear…you know, the kind that doesn’t come with a battery pack as standard! Covering a range … Continue reading “Blogmas – The Christmas Jumper Edit”

Blogmas – Everyday Sequins With Markus Lupfer

Growing up I was very much a girly girl. I took ballroom dancing classes and wistfully dreamt of the day I would be old enough to wear the fuschia pink frocks that came complete with sequins, organza sleeves and a feather hem. In my time I have owned sequinned leggings, sequinned camisoles, sequinned scarves and of course the … Continue reading “Blogmas – Everyday Sequins With Markus Lupfer”

Blogmas – My Top Five Christmas Movies

So it’s pretty much a given that decorating the tree requires wine and Christmas songs (check out my top ten festive tunes). Wrapping presents, on the other hand, requires a stash of Christmas movies and a humongous tub of Quality Street to go with the wine which is non-negotiable (and probably the reason the tenth Christmas … Continue reading “Blogmas – My Top Five Christmas Movies”

Blogmas – The Scent Of Christmas

Of all the senses, the sense of smell has the power to evoke feelings and memories like no other. Christmas is always going to be a nostalgia-heavy time of year. It’s an annual ritual that for good or bad is bound up with the memories and feelings that we gather as we go through life. … Continue reading “Blogmas – The Scent Of Christmas”

Blogmas – The Nail Polish Edit…My Favourite Festive Reds

If you saw day 10 of Blogmas you will have seen that I suggested the Mani & Lola subscription box as the perfect give for a nailcare lover and it got me thinking…I love it when my hands and nails are looking their best but these days it’s not something I’m finding it easy to keep … Continue reading “Blogmas – The Nail Polish Edit…My Favourite Festive Reds”

Blogmas – Five Beautiful Christmas Gifts For Girls

Unlike the male of the species, I find buying Christmas gifts for girls to be an utter joy. Speaking for myself, I always have my eye on something, from the fantasy (check out my fantasy Christmas wish list) to the practical so I feel like I’m pretty easy to buy for (although Mr.R would probably … Continue reading “Blogmas – Five Beautiful Christmas Gifts For Girls”