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BLOGMAS: CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE

It's that time of the year again when everyone is trying to think about what to give people for Christmas, as well as making their own wishlists. I thought I'd do a quick post with a range of ideas because I know I always look for posts like this to get some inspiration!

Beauty:
→ Bath or shower set - I mean you can't go wrong can you, they make a great gift and can be used by anyone. I love this set from the brand Hugg that I got from Waitrose.
→ Perfume/Cologne - Also a super simple idea but it's so nice to get something new to wear. Also Fragrance Direct has 70% at the moment!
→ Bath bomb - A good bath is underrated and of course Lush is the ultimate go-to for amazing bath bombs but of course, lots of places sell some lovely ones.
→ Makeup palette - For the makeup lovers, I feel like a palette is a gift that will be appreciated and you can get eyeshadow, contour, highlight etc. James Charles x Morphe Palette is insane for those who like to experiment with colour but goo…

FAMILY DAY OUT

I can't believe we're almost at the end of October, this year is going so quickly! For today's post I wanted to share what I got up to this weekend. I love reading posts like this because it's a great way to get to know someone and find out what sort of things they like.

I'll be honest, I do enjoy a chilled weekend with Netflix and some good snacks. However it's also really good to plan things that you can look forward to! This weekend I went out for a meal with my family to Chiquito. It was my Mum's birthday recently so it was sort of a belated thing for her but also partly just because I'd wanted to go for ages!

Mexican food is one of my favourite international cuisines and I had heard great things about Chiquito, when I got there I had that horrible decision of choosing between about 5 different options I wanted to try. Eventually I decided to go with the beef chilli Tacos, a classic and well known favourite meal of mine. They were absolutely delicious and I would definitely have them again, however what I particularly liked was the taco rack that they came in to keep them standing. Whenever I make tacos at home I always have the issue of trying to balance them so that all the filling doesn't just fall out and collapse, A* for effort but ultimately an F for presentation!

^A few photos I managed to take, along with my sister's delightful posing!^


I also really liked the restaurant's aesthetic, particularly their recycled use of bottles and bottle caps for hanging displays and light shades. We of course couldn't leave without desert, they offered so many delicious looking things but in the end I went for the simple 'Ice Cream Trio' which came in a crispy cinnamon flavoured tortilla. Despite it being difficult to eat, its something I would have again for sure.

They offer great deals all the time, in fact we used a voucher to get 50% off of our mains (go now as its only valid until November 12th) but they also offer a 25% student and armed forces discount, as well as loads more opportunities to save money on their app. I know I sound like I'm advertising them but I genuinely would recommend going if you love Mexican food! I had a great day out and will certainly be planning to tick off some of the other dishes onto my 'to try' list!


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  1. This place sounds great! A night out with family is always a good time!

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    1. The food is so nice! And yes it's good to spend time with them isn't it, thanks for reading!

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