Blogmas Day Fifteen – How to practice Self-Care this Christmas

It’s so important to practice self-care, especially during Christmas time. Amidst all the merriment, you must take the time to nurture yourself mentally and physically. We can’t all be rays of sunshine all the time and Christmas does take a lot of effort and energy. So today, I’m going to share a couple of ways that you can practice self-care this Christmas, so you can look after yourself and keep the crazy at bay, as well as a special surprise at the end so be sure to keep reading!

Blogmas Day Fourteen – Dealing with Christmas-time stress

I think we can all agree that just because we have all of those positives, holiday stress is still a real thing that can have a very real impact. The holiday season can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming. There always seems to be a million things to do, a never-ending shopping list or so many things you need to make/buy/prepare, and there are only so many hours in the day. People tend to put so much pressure on themselves to make Christmas feel as big, magical and unforgettable as possible. So today, I’m going to be sharing some tips on how you can hopefully have a more stress-free Christmas this year. I hope you enjoy it!!

Blogmas Day Twelve – My top 10 favourite Christmas films

In case it wasn’t clear already, I absolutely adore anything Christmas and movies are no exception. So … I’d like to invite you all to join a little challenge with me: to try and watch every single one of the movies on this list before Christmas. You can do it alone, with your partner or with your family but the goal of this challenge is to get you into the holiday spirit but also to force you to take some time for yourself and just relax with your snuggly blanket. So, without further ado, here is my list of favourite holiday films and my challenge for you to get that Christmas cheer going. Good luck!

Blogmas Day Ten – The Best Christmas Desserts (and what they say about you)

Getting into the holiday season can mean plenty of people to entertain, events or activities to cater for or you just feel like you need the extra sugar to get you through the month of merriment. No matter your reason, the answer usually means that you need to make something (or have something available) for everyone to nibble on, or to keep you going at midnight. I don’t think anything captures that holiday cheer more than a Christmas dessert. Today I’ll be chatting about the best-ever Christmas desserts (at least in my opinion) in case any of you are looking for inspiration, but also what your favourite choice says about you. I hope you enjoy it!!

Blogmas Day Nine – Cinnamon roll recipe!! The best thing to bake this Christmas

With all of these Christmas posts I’m doing, I thought it just wouldn’t be right if I didn’t include at least one festive recipe. That would be just embarrassing on my behalf. Now it was quite challenging trying to decide what recipe to choose from, but thankfully my flat helped me decide. I’ve always loved cinnamon rolls, and considering cinnamon is quite a Christmassy spice, I figured they would be perfect (especially since they turned out really well when I made them the first time, and my flat has been asking me to make them again). So, my Christmas recipe for all of you this year is for the most delicious cinnamon rolls in the world. Watch out Cinnabon because I think these might just be a dollop of cream cheese icing better than yours!

Blogmas Day Seven – Sustainable gift-giving guide

Gift-giving at Christmas might be one of the most stressful aspects of the holiday. Now that December has well and truly begun, I have a feeling Christmas shopping is relatively high up on people’s lists of priorities because there is nothing worse than leaving it for the last minute and having to regift half the things in your bedroom or resorting to sending everyone a card and little e-voucher via email. Another thing that’s important to consider when doing gift shopping is the environment. So today, in honour of the polar bears (and all the other wildlife creatures with their homes under threat), I’m going to be sharing the sustainable version of my gift-giving guide!