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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…


There's nothing better than chilling with a warm blanket (hot chocolate and snacks at the ready) to watch a Christmas movie is there? This year I've made it my mission to watch as many as possible and have decided to make a list of my all time favourites and the classics that everyone needs to watch this Christmas.

A no brainer and my absolute favourite. Elf really is the perfect feel good movie to watch during the festive season and Buddy's love of Christmas is infectious. As a huge lover of Christmas I do feel like I relate to his passion for Christmas and personally think I would have made a great elf, should I have grown up in the North Pole - but hey, I guess that is one talent wasted! Without fail I will always watch this movie, usually multiple times because it never gets old and that is why I've had to put it at the top of this list!

Another one for the family and a true classic. The Grinch is a oddly lovable character and the adaption of Dr. Seuss' beloved story has become a Christmas movie tradition in its own right. Jim Carrey really brings the character to life and it is impossible not to get invested by the Grinch's journey into accepting Christmas again!

The intertwined stories and endless list of fantastic cast makes this Rom-Com a holiday favourite for many. With the perfect balance of humour, cheesiness and heart warming scenes, it captures the chaos of Christmas whilst delivering a sentimental message to spend time with the people you love at Christmas. Yes, it is your typical romantic comedy, cringy-ness and all, but really...what more could you want?!!

The 1994 version was actually the first Christmas movie I watched this year because I hadn't watched it for a couple years, plus I love Mara Wilson in it! It is essentially your typical Christmas movie plot where people are sceptical about the idea of Santa but it is one of the best I think. It's charming, well acted and this version stays true to the 1947 original. Tell you what though, I wish we had a Christmas parade like that where I lived, it's right up my street!!

I often find that people either really like this one or hate it, certainly in my house anyway. I have to admit, parts are a bit slow but I grew up watching this film and I still love to watch it! When I was younger I always secretly hoped I would hear the Polar Express train outside my house on Christmas Eve, it seemed so magical and exciting so as a young child obsessed with Christmas, it was the perfect movie!

This was another one I hadn't watched for a couple years, so I knew I had revisit it this year and my god did it make me feel nostalgic! When I was younger I'm pretty sure I based all my knowledge of what the North Pole was like on this film so it definitely brought back memories of that! Plus it's got some pretty funny bits and you can't go wrong with that can you!

There are so many versions of this classic Dickens tale but I do think the Muppet one is maybe my favourite. I wouldn't say that I'm the biggest Muppets fan normally but Michael Caine's Scrooge is perfect and the whole thing is hilarious! It has some iconic lines but still stays true to the traditional story, it's one of my Mum's favourites so I grew up watching it so it's sort of a part of Christmas now!

Another one that is a lot of peoples favourites and a part of many people's Christmas traditions. Personally I would say it isn't one of my absolute favourites but it is still so funny and a great laugh to watch. My favourite scene has to be Kevin's little White Christmas performance, amazing!!

Other favourites of mine include: A Wonderful Life, The Snowman and The Santa Clause 2&3 

Now I know this list could go on and on but I thought I'd just share some of the Christmas classics that I have grown up watching and still love! I'd love to know what your favourite Christmas movie is!

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