Okay so I haven't done a single post about Christmas this year and honestly, I haven't felt the complete joy I usually feel around this time. I think each year as you get older you can see how much Christmas has really been taken over by consumerism. You also become more aware of the sadness… Continue reading Focus on Giving
I think this could be the last written post I make before Christmas. I might share a few photo's over the next few days. So, I'm wishing everyone a Merry Christmas! If you don't celebrate Christmas for whatever reason I hope you still have a lovely day! If Christmas is a hard time for you… Continue reading The last post before Christmas.
So it's finally sunk in that Christmas is closer than I realised. I've left gift buying until the last-minute, I have got no presents sorted, except for homemade stuff. This sort of happens every year, it's so easy to just say 'leave it another week'. Then you realise you have nothing sorted, nothing wrapped and… Continue reading Last-Minute Unique Gifts
Today's my first proper day back home (spent much of last night travelling down, then going out with friends in the evening). It feels so lovely to be back, surrounded by my family. It can get hard at university being away from your support system, home-sickness is real and completely normal! Things have been hectic… Continue reading Home for Christmas
So, I've finished two emerald-green scarfs ready for Christmas, one for my sister and one for her girlfriend (so they can have matching scarfs and be cute). They are in the lovely emerald-green colour because it's my sister's favourite colour and both our birthstones colour (we're twins!). Naturally, I had to try one on... They're… Continue reading Easy Emerald Green Scarves
December 6th. Today is to me and my friends now and forever, Fake Christmas. This is the second year we've celebrated it. This probably sounds a bit strange, why do you need fake christmas in the same month of actual christmas? We'll it's because I'm at university and me and my friends all leave for… Continue reading Fake Christmas: The best fake day of the year!