Welcome to an extra festive edition of my monthly Life in Instagram post! Check out what I got up to over the Christmas season and, of course, #WhatIgotforChristmas! Don’t forget to follow me on Instagram for the latest updates: @victoriajane6  I know people love being a little bit nosey (me included!) and checking out Christmas pressies, so here are mine! I was a very lucky girl this year and got so many lovely things including new hair curlers, PJ’s, smellies, Cath Kidston bits, gin, and a fancy towel bale to go in the new bathroom! I also can’t even count…

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To get into the festive spirit, earlier this month Gavin and I took a day trip to Birmingham to visit the Christmassy sights. I used to go to university in Birmingham (many moons ago now!) so I always enjoy visiting the city to see if anything has changed and what’s new. On our trip we visited the Christmas Market, the Christmas Illuminated Lights Trail at the Botanical Gardens, and then went to the Broadway Casino Restaurant for dinner. German Christmas Market When I was a student I always liked having a look around the German Christmas Market on New Street…

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With less than two weeks until the big day, if you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet, then now’s the time to get organised! Whether it’s 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 for the whole family!   Fragrance Fragrance is one of the most popular items to gift at Christmas but it can also be one of the most risky. A scent is a personal and special gift so you need to make sure…

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I always love buying little stocking fillers for my friends at family at Christmas, and sometimes I prefer to receive lots of little pressies rather than one ‘big’ present. Check out some of these stocking filler ideas… Sass & Belle As I’ve mentioned before, Sass & Belle do some of the most amazing little gifts! Their whole online shop is full of gorgeous ideas so I thought I’d share a few of my favourites with you. The little gold pineapple frame is the ideal gift for the super stylish friend with the amazing holiday photos. And I love the simple…

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Following on from my previous gift guide blog post, this one features lots of goodies that make great gifts for her.  If you need a little bit of inspiration on what to buy her this year then hopefully this will help. You can never go too wrong with jewellery, alcohol, or pampering treats! Hot Diamonds This stunning rose gold and black bangle is part of the Emozioni collection from Hot Diamonds.  The bangles are available in an array of different styles and colours depending on your preferred look.  This one has little black and rose gold beads and has been…

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