5 Ways to Take A Break From The Festivities

It’s officially one week until Christmas. It comes round quick, doesn’t it? Now that we’ve had around three weeks of full-on festivity our energy may be starting to flag a little. With the Christmas shopping, the meals with friends and family, the constant planning of next week’s big day… I’ll…

The Present For People Impossible to Buy For

We all have those people in our lives. The ones who have everything, need nothing or want things that are simply out of the questions. They might not want to be the fussy ones or the ones that we all pull our hair out over, but some people are just impossible to buy for. It’s a…

The 7 Games To Crack Out This Christmas Time

It’s not Christmas time if we don’t crack out every board game we’ve ever owned, is it? Throughout this month we’ve already had several nights of passive-aggressive playing and there is so much more to come. Board games and card games are necessary to a fun Christmas period and today I’m running you through some of…

3 Easy + Creative Ways to Wrap Your Presents

Wrapping presents is quite like Marmite, don’t you think? You either get the use of tin foil and half-ripped paper wrapped around a very obscure box or something so beautiful that it dare not to be touched by anything less than an angel. Okay, maybe there is some in between, but when you…

Looking After Your Mental Health During the Social Season

We all know how taxing December and the festive period can be on those who struggle with their mental health. The pressure to show up, the anxieties of making small talk with family members and the post-high lull that can push the best of us into a chocolate-eating, 2018-fearing, Netflix binging state.…

My Favourite Scents of the Festive Season

There are many things that make Christmas Christmas – Christmas trees, gift-giving, pigs in blankets and even the sound of a champagne-since-9am fuelled nap. For me, there are always a few things that I only notice during the festive season, and many of them are smells and scents. Sure, some scents are…

17 Stunning Coffee-Table Books to Give This Christmas

Books can feel like an unexciting, unoriginal gift to give for Christmas. The risk of someone already owning the book, the panic that they won’t love it as much as you do, or perhaps someone not being as big a reader as you thought all pass through our minds when…