Merry Cheesemas – The Cheese Advent Calendar

Cheese Advent Calendar

If like me you aren’t  a fan of chocolate advent Calendars, there has never been much choice for us. Now that we have a myriad of toys, booze and beauty advent calendars, there was still one thing missing. A Cheese Advent Calendar.

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Christmas Budgeting

I always try to stay on budget at Christmas. I make lists, I plan ahead and I maximise sale days, discounts and loopholes where possible. I shop big so the more money I can keep in my pocket through Christmas Budgeting, the better it is for me to treat myself in the sales!

My biggest festive weakness is spur of the moment gifts or stocking fillers that all add up. I am trying to get better at this but it’s a work in progress! I have some great tips in this collaborative post to help you keep on track this year.

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Simple Gift Ideas for the Men in Your Life

On Wednesday, it will be our 11th wedding anniversary and let me tell you, it’s getting harder and harder to choose gifts for the Husband!  Some occasions you just hit the ball out of the park and get every present totally spot on and then sometimes you sit frantically googling at 2am panicking that you haven’t got a good enough gift.

I always try to buy an experience or do an activity rather than a gift but failing that something shiny and car related always goes down well!

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I Love… Christmas

I Love... Christmas Gifts

Every year without fail, purse friendly brand I Love… pushes the boat out with their festive offerings and this year is no different.

With a wide selection of goodies let me show you my favourites. View Post

Tips & tricks for entertaining last minute guests

Emergency Entertaining Tips & TricksHave you ever had friends descend on you with no notice and you need to pull out some guest-friendly snacks and drinks? You are desperately trying to scrabble out of your pyjamas before they arrive yet you need to be the hostess with the most-ess. How about a last minute dinner invite, all the shops are shut and you can’t buy flowers or chocolates for your host? I’ve been there!

If this has happened to you, don’t panic – I have a few tips and tricks for you!

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