Christmas Eve box from Virginia Hayward
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12 Days of Christmas #8: Virginia Hayward hamper

I love Christmas Eve almost as much as Christmas Day. Growing up, I'd often visit the Mousehole Lights with my grandparents and watch my grandad in the choir, followed by watching Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas and laying out treats ready for the big guy himself before bed. These are traditions I'm keen to continue with… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas #8: Virginia Hayward hamper

Sally's Shed Christmas decorations
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12 Days of Christmas #7: Sally’s Shed Christmas decoration

Today's 12 Days of Christmas giveaway prize is an original Christmas decoration from Sally's Shed*. I first came across Sally's beautiful artwork last year at Outlaw and totally fell for her whimsical Cornish scenes. They really capture the magic of Christmas in Cornwall. To be in with a chance of winning this decoration, just complete… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas #7: Sally’s Shed Christmas decoration

Mermaid mug and notebook from Glitter & Earth
Lifestyle, stationery

12 Days of Christmas #6: Glitter & Earth mermaid mug and notebook

I've loved scheduling these Christmas giveaway posts. I've been tucked up in my mermaid tail blanket, complete with notebook and cup of tea, ready to take on the world. Anyone else feel like they can achieve anything with a notebook and a brew? Of course, having everything match makes my heart happy too. Check out… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas #6: Glitter & Earth mermaid mug and notebook

The Story Gift bookish goodies
Books, Lifestyle

12 Days of Christmas #4: The Story Gift bookish treats

The Story Gift first popped up on my radar back in the summer when I was researching bookish sites for my first Book Week. Their hampers are fantastic gift ideas and everything is available to buy individually too, including prints, candles, stationery, book sleeves and more. If you're shopping for a bookworm this Christmas (and… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas #4: The Story Gift bookish treats

Etsy Made Local St Ives 2018
Cornwall, Lifestyle

Reasons to shop Cornish this Christmas

If you go down to the Guildhall in St Ives this weekend, you're in for a festive treat. Etsy Made Local St Ives* kicked off tonight and will play host to a range of Cornish creatives until the end of the week. If you're not in Cornwall this weekend, never fear. I've linked up all… Continue reading Reasons to shop Cornish this Christmas

Pick N Melt scented candles review
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It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas

Playing Secret Santa? Looking for stocking fillers? Want to hygge up your home for the holidays? You need to check out the range of scented candles and wax melts from Pick n Melt*. In case you couldn't tell by the design, Pick n Melt is inspired by that giddy childish feeling of popping to a… Continue reading It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas

A few of my favourite things
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A few of my favourite things #67

I'm sat writing this, basking in the glow of someone who has nine days off work. Not only that, but someone who has a week of fun planned for her birthday. Yay me! But before the celebrations begin, here's a look at a few favourites from the last week. Christmas crafts It's so hard to… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #67

A few of my favourite things
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A few of my favourite things #66

As I sit typing this post, I'm feeling pretty relaxed. I'm fresh from a bath and inspiring podcast, and already excited about the prospect of an extra hour in bed tomorrow as Luke is off work for the weekend. It doesn't get much better than this. Here's a look at a few of my favourite… Continue reading A few of my favourite things #66

Dingbats* bullet journal - Christmas 2018
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Using my bullet journal to plan for Christmas

I love my Dingbats* bullet journal. I've tried ten different dot grid notebooks and this one always comes out on top (check out all of my reviews and ratings here). I've previously blogged about how I use it to track my reading and now I want to share how I'm using it to plan for… Continue reading Using my bullet journal to plan for Christmas