Slow Box review and giveaway
Lifestyle, Mental Health

12 Days of Christmas #10: Slow Box

My 12 Days of Christmas giveaways continue with the ultimate gift for people looking to slow down over the festive period. Slow Box, formerly Hygge Box, is a fab subscription service, offering recipients the chance to take a moment to slow down and savour the moment. Products featured are ethical and showcase the work of… Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas #10: Slow Box

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

The Story Gift review - gifts for bookworms
Books

Literary treats for book lovers from The Story Gift [review & giveaway]

Time for my second Book Week giveaway! I recently came across The Story Gift, a relatively new business which sells literary treats for book lovers. Based in Bath, they ship worldwide and offer fantastic gifts for bibliophiles and writers, including candles, book sleeves, prints, mugs, stationery, accessories and tote bags. They also create literary hampers,… Continue reading Literary treats for book lovers from The Story Gift [review & giveaway]

Christmas giveaway
Lifestyle

Why you should support small businesses this Christmas [gift guide and £200+ giveaway]

This year I'm making a conscious effort to support small businesses when it comes to Christmas shopping, from food to gifts, to decorations and gift wrap. Wherever possible I'm avoiding the high street chains and buying from local and independent sellers. I don't know about you but one of my favourite things about Christmas is… Continue reading Why you should support small businesses this Christmas [gift guide and £200+ giveaway]

hygge candle from not on the high street
Lifestyle

Item of the day: Hygge candle from Not on the High Street

I'm all about living the hygge life and can't resist online window shopping all of the gorgeous accessories available. Did you know that Not on the High Street has a whole section dedicated to hygge? Perfect for a bit of last minute Christmas shopping. I love this definition candle; it's so Instagrammable - you can't… Continue reading Item of the day: Hygge candle from Not on the High Street

gifts for bookworms 2016
Books, Lifestyle, stationery

2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For bookworms

This is always a fun gift guide to put together - and stressful, as I remind myself what literary goodies I've already shared recently. Got a bookworm in your life? Looking to treat yourself? There are some great boxsets and accessories here, if I may say so myself. Roald Dahl centenary boxed set, Wordery, £59.97… Continue reading 2016 Christmas Gift Guide: For bookworms

paperchase sale
Lifestyle, Parenthood, stationery

Best of the Paperchase sale

Ahhh, I love Paperchase. I'm signed up to their Treat Me loyalty card and they sent me a little £5 off voucher for my birthday. The problem was, I couldn't use it in store in time because my local is so far away and it wasn't worth using online at the time because of the… Continue reading Best of the Paperchase sale

alternative advent calendars
Lifestyle

Top ten alternative advent calendars for Christmas 2015

Fed up of those naff chocolate advent calendars that don't even taste like real chocolate? Fear not, as I've discovered ten incredible alternative calendars. There's bound to be one here for you! For the hipsters: beard oils (Not on the High Street, £29.99) For the tea lovers: various tea (Not on the High Street, £29.50)… Continue reading Top ten alternative advent calendars for Christmas 2015

h&m simple things cushion
Books, Lifestyle

10 Things I love about the June issue of The Simple Things

I love The Simple Things. It features the kind of life I'd like to live if I had more free time and money! Exploring, dinner parties, crafting, recipes, etc. There are a dozen or so things I want to buy or try every issue! Here are my favourite finds from the June issue (posting this… Continue reading 10 Things I love about the June issue of The Simple Things