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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!

→ 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…


Happy Christmas Eve everybody! I thought The Christmas Tag would be very appropriate to do today, I tag anyone who wants to do it! 

Q) What is your favourite Christmas film?
A) Elf! It is just brilliant!

Q) Is your Christmas tree real or fake?
A) It's real, wouldn't have it any other way!

Q) What would be your dream place to visit for the holiday season?
A) New York or somewhere really cold and snowy because we don't really have much hope for a white Christmas where I live!

Q) Do you stay in your pyjamas or dress up on Christmas Day?
A) I stay in my pyjamas whilst opening presents, having breakfast and then at some point, usually late morning I'll get dressed. However we don't necessarily dress up, I'll usually wear a top or jumper I received as a present with some jeans.

Q) What is your favourite holiday snack?
A) Cheeselets! They are a must have and something I can eat and eat!
Q) Are you a pro present wrapper or do you fail miserably?
A) I'd like to think I'm pretty good, I don't get all fancy with it but I do actually enjoy wrapping so I try to take care with it!

Q) What is your favourite Christmas song?
A) Merry Christmas Everyone - Shakin' Stevens is my all time favourite but there are so many I love!

Q) When do you open your presents?
A) We always open them all on Christmas morning, just after 7 nowadays but we used to get up earlier! Stockings first and then we open the rest of our presents!
Q) When do you put up your tree and who decorates it?
A) We put it up in the first week of December, and I always decorate it with minimal help from my younger sisters!

Q) When do you start getting excited for Christmas?
A) Really early, like really really early - I'd say properly around September but I definitely think about it all year!

Q) Where do you spend Christmas?
A) At home, we used to do alternate years and have one Christmas at home and the next at my Grandparents but now we just have it at home and then visit relatives in the next few days!

Q) Do you open any presents on Christmas Eve?
A) Yes we always have a 'Christmas Eve box' which usually consists of some new pyjamas and some hot chocolate/snacks of some sort. We open it in the evening and then watch a Christmas film!

Q) Do you set an alarm or wake up naturally?
A) I set an alarm and then wake up my sisters, I don't want to waste the day as it goes so quickly!

Q) Favourite Christmas Gift?
A) This one is impossible as I have had some amazing presents but one thing that sticks out to me was the toy kitchen I got one year. I was really young but I vaguely remember how excited I was and we also have a video to watch back of it! It was covered over with a big sheet and I just know that as soon as I walked in to our living room I would have seen this giant present for me and as a child that is quite possibly the best thing!

Q) Any Christmas traditions?
A) We used to always open our stockings sat on our parents bed but we'd never fit now so just take it into the living room. Most years at least someone gets a new board game so it is always a tradition to play that in the evening at some point!

Q) What is your favourite part about Christmas?
A) Everything! It's all important and is what makes it my favourite time of the year so I couldn't choose!

Merry Christmas everybody, I hope you have an amazing day!🎄


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