Category Archives: 2015

Gift Guide – Last Minute Christmas Gifts

You guys, there are only TWO DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS. This is your final warning to get all that shopping DONE. The finish line is in sighte, you’re SO close, can’t you just see the glass of champagne and your slippers waiting for you next to the couch on Christmas Eve? If you’re like me and you still have one or two small gifts to buy, you just know, despite you’re best intentions not to, that you’re going to end up at the shops tomorrow or Thursday anyway to get them, right?

Well, never fear, I have put together a final gift guide for last minute things you can grab while you’re out. They’re affordable, stylish and very easy to wrap and stick under the tree, so behold, my dears….

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Gift Guide – Books


An introduction to this post isn’t really needed, I guess. It’s about books (duh) that would make great gifts. Some of them I’ve read and loved, some of them I haven’t, but plan to very, very soon! Okay, here we go! David Herbert’s Best Home Cooking $40 I was lucky enough to review this cookbook… Continue reading ->

Christmas Gift Guide – Style

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Okay, since last week’s post I’m officially half way through our Christmas shopping, hooray! I’m hoping to have it all knocked over by the end of next week and I think that’s totally doable. Of course, I’m sure there will be one or two last minute gifts to purchase, but as long as the big… Continue reading ->

Movies – November 2015

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We’ve been home a lot the last few months, but between having Netflix for a brief six month period, and sneaking out here and there on the weekends to see a few films, I’ve amassed a few that I realised I never reviewed here. So this is kind of a brief catch-all review post. Straight… Continue reading ->

Food – Cake decorating with berries

Cake with berries

I was recently asked to decorate a cake. Not bake and decorate, just decorate. It was nice not having to worry about baking the cake and just focusing on the decorations. The request was for something simple, and now that the weather is warmer, I knew I wanted to do something with berries since they’re… Continue reading ->

Beauty – Lancôme Visionnaire 1 Minute Blur Instant Perfector

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Recently the kind folks at reached out to me and asked if I would like to try a product from their Lancôme range and I practically jumped into their website to browse immeditately. I’ve been wanting to try Lancôme anything for ages, but given that the price points are generally at the higher end… Continue reading ->