It’s a little after Christmas now so I’m finally getting around to reviewing my Body Shop advent calendar. I don’t really like chocolate and because I’m a Coeliac and lactose intolerant, the free from chocolate advents aren’t really very nice. My husband Neil treated me to the Body Shop’s beauty advent instead. I’ve had beauty advent calendars in the past but never a Body Shop one. There were 3 calendars you could buy, of varying…

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December feels like it was an age ago rather than just a few weeks. I was pretty ill with a cold around Christmas and had to spend the best part of a week in bed. Being ill did give me a chance to rock my lovely Yumi onesie which I recently wrote about (catch up here). Obviously December meant I got to wear some Christmas jumpers, like these from Asos and Asda. I wore the Elf…

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The lovely people over at Sockamore recently got in touch and offered to send me a pair of their awesome socks! Sockamore are a Swedish company, they ship worldwide and have the most exceptional selection of socks I have ever seen! There are animal prints, patterns, food themed, stars, stripes and more. They have a selection of both mens and womens socks as well. Prices are in Euros and they often run free worldwide shipping promotions.…

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Happy New Year. 2017 was a bumpy old year. I started the year recovering from a hip replacement and I’ve ended the year recovering from major ankle surgery. I didn’t really achieve anything at all this year. It’s all felt like a bit of a waste. I could have done more really. I did get to meet my best friend Stacey and her family though – that was one of the highlights of my year.…

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It’s that time of year again so here is my ultimate Christmas Gift Guide. You spend hours trying to find the perfect gifts for people you love, carefully picking out something you think they will love, only to discover that a week after Christmas they are selling it on eBay. This year, why not express how you really feel with some subtle and not so subtle gifts to show them you really care. Here are a few…

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