Once December 1st rolls round we’re faced with an endless stream of Christmas parties, meet ups, reunions and shindigs which mean you never really get a minute to yourself. Although I love spending time with friends and family over Christmas and partaking in all of the seasonal activities, sometimes it all leaves you feeling a bit burnt out and a night in is just what the doctor ordered. If you’re planning a cosy night on the sofa then here are my tips for making it more festive than Santa’s workshop.
When it comes to buying presents I pride myself on being pretty darn good. I love taking time to find people the perfect gift and get a right ol’ buzz when I watch them unwrap an absolute treat. That being said, when it comes to the men in my life, be it my boyfriend or my Dad, I always find myself struggling to know what will draw a genuine smile and what will leave them wondering how long they have to wait until it goes in the bin. Therefore I’ve enlisted the help of my
better half to tell you what the men in your life wouldn’t mind finding under the tree this year. If you like what you see Sam has his own blog over here, just don’t start reading his more than mine…
If I could have gotten away with it I would have probably written this post in June but I held off for a slightly more appropriate time. In case you hadn’t yet gathered, I LOVE Christmas. It seems about 5 minutes ago that we were eating all the mince pies and blasting Michael Buble every hour of the day but hey, I sure as hell ain’t complaining that it’s time to do that allll over again. If you’re spending any time in Liverpool this December then look no further than my guide to celebrating the run up to the big day in the ‘pool.
After devouring Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell in one weekend a few months ago, I knew the minute I picked up I Found You I was committing to 24 hours spent with my bum parked on the sofa and a steady stream of mince pies to keep me going. Not a bad way to spend a weekend at all.
2017 may be full of every gadget to do every job imaginable but sometimes life still gets a bit too much. Sometimes no matter how optimal and on top of things I want to be, all I want to do when I leave the office every day is crawl into bed with Netflix. Luckily though being a bit of a lazy bones doesn’t have to mean I’m unproductive as well. With just a little bit of planning, laziness can sometimes turn out be my best character trait. Promise….
Sometimes you go out for a meal and you find yourself waiting for the dessert menu to be rolled out. You make your way through a perfectly tasty starter and main meal but you know full well it’s the pudding that’s gunna seal the deal. And then all of a sudden your dining partner drops the “I couldn’t eat another thing” line and the prospect of something gooey, sweet and chocolatey is looking less and less likely. Sound familiar? If so then the new Heavenly Desserts cafe/restaurant in Liverpool ONE could be the perfect location. After all, there’s no way of missing out on your sweet treat if you’re at a place solely dedicated to desserts is there?
When nights get darker, we spend more time indoors. Some of us will put on their PJ’s, straight after getting home from work and settle down in the living room with a book or Netflix. To make the time we spend home more enjoyable, you can change some things around your home, and make the most out of the dark nights. Here are some tips to keep your home warm and welcoming this winter.