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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…


Being nominated for blogger awards is always such a lovely experience and a great way to support and discover blogs. So a massive thank you to Jess for The Sunshine Blogger Award nomination, please go and give her blog some love and you can check out her post here!

Here are the rules for this award:

1) Thank the lovely blogger that nominated you and of course, provide a link to their blog! 
2) Answer the set of 11 questions that they asked you
3) Create 11 new questions and nominate 11 bloggers to answer them
4) And finally, when doing your post make sure you post the rules and add The Sunshine Blogger Award logo!
And without further ado, my answers to the questions:

1) If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
 I think I'd have to go with pasta as it is one of my favourite foods anyway, plus there are so many variations of it (if that counts!)

2) What is your favourite Disney film of all time and why?
Wow, this is a hard one so I thought I'd split it into categories! Young child - The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, I loved this so much that I named family members after the characters. Disney/Pixar - Finding Nemo, a classic in my mind and something I'll always enjoy watching. Older Child - High School Musical, the soundtrack of my childhood and I still love it to this day! I love all of these for different reasons so I couldn't pick just the one!

3) What is your favourite holiday that you've ever been on?
This is very in keeping with the last question as my favourite holiday has to be when I went to Florida and visited Disney! As a 6 year old, it was probably the most exciting thing ever and was a complete dream! I'm so glad that I have a good memory and can remember it all really well. though I'd love to go back again!

4) What is your dream job?
I would absolutely love to incorporate my love of design, writing, and travel into my job. I'm definitely interested in being an interior designer so perhaps I would set up my own travelling interior business, and would keep blogging to document it all and continue with my writing!

5) If you could plan a holiday of a lifetime and didn't have to worry about the cost, where would you go?
An around the world trip for sure! My goal is to have set foot on every continent so I would definitely do that. Or if I could only go to one place then I'd pick Bora Bora as it looks amazing but is so expensive!!

6) If you could live anywhere else in the world where would you choose?
Either somewhere in Australia as I've always loved the idea of living there, or LA just because it has so many amazing opportunities! It would 100% be near a beach though!

7) If you could star in any TV programme, what would it be? 
I enjoy watching crime and mystery dramas so something along those lines. I'd have loved to be in Pretty Little Liars as I thought they balanced the whole teen life and tense, mysterious, thriller storylines well!

8) What is your favourite time of the year?
A very easy one for me, Christmas time without a doubt. I look forward to it all year round and can't wait for the festivities to begin, 324 days to go...!

9) If you could have one skill what would it be?
I would really love to be able to sing, I wish I was born with a naturally great singing voice but unfortunately not! 

10) What is your favourite book?
Hm, well I really enjoyed reading To Kill a Mockingbird and The Great Gatsby whilst at school - both of which are classics so if you haven't ever read them then you need to! The Harry Potter books are timeless obviously and growing up I was obsessed with Enid Blyton's 'Malory Towers' series!

11) What are your hopes/plans for the next 5 years?
I am saving up to hopefully travel, I want to do an Open University course relating to interior design and I would also love to grow my blog and possibly start earning from it one day!
Here are 11 questions for my nominees:

1) What are your favourite blog posts to write and your favourite to read?
2) If you had all the ingredients ready to go, what would you cook or bake right now?
3) One food you cannot stand?
4) What is your favourite thing about the blogging community? 
5) What is the best gift you have ever received?
6) What are you enjoying listening to at the moment?
7) What is your favourite season and why?
8) Choose 3 places you'd love to visit, why?
9) What is your star/zodiac sign and do you believe in horoscopes? 
10) How do you organise your blog?
11)) What is one discontinued food product that you would bring back?
And lastly, these are the bloggers that I nominate!

Rosie from Barn Cottage Blog
Chloe from Hello, Chloe
Amber from Amber London
Chloe from Chloe Louise Bell
Kerry from Step In Time
Sarah and Ashley from White Wine on Ice
Brittany from My Blissful Adventure
Laura from Laurly Lou
Ashleigh from Ashleigh Hitter

I've linked everyone's blogs so you can go check them out and if you decide to do the post then please share it with me as I'd love to read it!


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