I was so pleased when we were unexpectedly told we would be leaving work three hours early today! Yay! That meant that I could get home and get on with my Christmas baking, which included finishing off some cupcakes, a yule log, and chocolate houses that I’d been preparing over the weekend. Although I don’t take many orders for cakes at the moment because I’m just too busy, I still take a few and I did three for Christmas Eve this year (last year I pushed myself too hard with 7 orders!). So here’s what I’ve been baking for Christmas…

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I’m not quite finished with all my Christmassy blog posts just yet! I wanted to show you all of my decorations and pretty festive things that we’ve got up around the house. We put your Christmas tree up the first weekend of December, but I kept on adding to it as I kept on buying new things.. oops! It’s finally finished now and I’m so happy with it. I think it looks much better than last years (although I’ve lost my favourite gingerbread man decoration!) and it’s really full and mostly coordinating with the Nordic red and white theme. All…

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Stocking fillers are generally my favourite part of Christmas morning. It’s a bit like picking from a lucky dip; some pressies are great and some are simple pleasures, but unwrapping each one is enjoyable! If you’re still stuck for some stocking filler ideas or you need to give your boyfriend some last minute inspirations (no doubt this weekend the high street will be full of men in a panic!) then here are a few of my favourite ideas.  I love collecting these little clip on sterling silver charms from various different brands. I don’t actually have a charm bracelet but…

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I’ve gone a little bit over the top with buying Christmas decorations this year. I probably had enough already but I just cannot resist cute decorative bits! Our Christmas theme at home is red and white with nordic touches, and lots and lots of reindeer and stags! Here’s some of my favourite Christmas decorations I’ve purchased this year. My next blog post will feature my Christmas tree and everything in it’s place!  These two adorable little silver deer are so sweet and go perfectly with my metal stag that I recently featured.  These look really lovely on the mantlepiece, windowsill…

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Continuing on from my blog post the other day on gift ideas for girls, this blog post is for the men in our lives. I have a bit of a habit of over buying for people, especially Liam, because I just see so many things sometimes that I think he would love! I’ve completed my Christmas shopping finally this weekend, so here’s some more of the gifts I need to wrap up…  First of all I’d like to say that originally I was going to give this Christmas jumpsuit to Liam as a bit of a novelty gift. But once…

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