Whether you’re the kind of person who revels in the Christmas buzz, or whether you’d rather spend the festive period alone with a good book, you’re likely feeling the pinch this January! What with family and friends to buy presents for, all the food and Christmas parties, topped off with a New Years big night out – December hits us all in the pocket. Tips for better financial planning this new year are something we could all use – especially if…

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Happy New Year! It feels like forever since I last switched my laptop on and did some blog work but I thought it was about time I did my first post of 2019! So.. last month I was invited to check out a brand new luxury hair salon in Marlow, Buckinghamshire called The Chapel. Although I live in Milton Keynes which is technically also in Buckinghamshire, it’s quite a large county so Marlow is still about an hour and a half…

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So it’s been over a year since I moved into my own place after living at home for 26 years! I was never one of these people that was ‘ashamed’ about living at home even though I was in my twenties; it made sense for me. I was lucky to get on really well with my parents, I had my own space and freedom, and the financial outgoings were minimal. Living at home whilst working full time allowed me to save…

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I haven’t really had much of a chance to blog about Christmas yet! But I’m really excited this year for a number of reasons – I have a new baby nephew and it will be his first Christmas, Gav and I are planning a relaxing Christmas morning together at home, before going to my parents’ house for a big Christmas dinner! Unfortunately I have to go back to work on the 27th December, but I am also celebrating as in the…

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With less than one month until the big day, if you haven’t started your Christmas shopping yet, then now’s the time to get organised! Whether it’s for your mum, sister, partner or friend, the pressure is on to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. With so many options out there, check out my favourite Christmas gift ideas at all price ranges for the whole family! Hotel Chocolat Stocking Fillers, £8 each Hotel Chocolat is the destination to go to…

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The festive adverts are on TV and the shops are full of pressies which can only mean one thing.. it’s time for my annual Christmas Gift Guide! This year I will be showcasing some of my favourite Christmas gift ideas ‘For Her’ which I hope will give you a little inspiration when present shopping for your loved ones. Or perhaps you’ll even find something to add to your own wish list! This gift guide includes everything from beauty indulgences to cosy…

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