We are now officially in the month of Christmas, but if you’re like me and still running around like a loon trying to appease your boss, get your shopping done and sort out all the admin, don’t fear. Here are five things you can do right now to keep your hair from going grey.
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There’s a lot of buzz around wellbeing these days as our 24/7, tech-heavy, time-poor world threatens to taint our mental and physical health. We’re encouraged to indulge in yoga and meditation to soothe the mind and calm our stressed-out souls, we’re urged to pack-in sufficient beauty sleep, to exercise regularly, and eat a healthy, wholesome diet.
I had a gorgeous morning at the OKA showrooms in London yesterday, and I was so inspired by some of their beautiful festive sets I thought I’d share a couple of videos alongside a few of my favourite picks for gifts and for creating a warm, wintry home. They’re expected to offer a site-wide discount this weekend, so now is a great time to plan your buys.
If you need something truly unique and special to pair with that Christmas turkey, look no further. Sparkling red is back and on this week’s English Wine blog Bolney tells us more about theirs (and all their other mouth-watering wines). Over to the team at Bolney.
A smooth-running Christmas is all about preparation and organisation. This means….lists! Print them out, stick them on all the wall and work your way down. Before the big Black Friday (27th November) extravaganza, let’s work out what we have, what we don’t have and what we need. That way we know what we’re targeting in the sales and can get the most out of those discounts coming our way.
With Thanksgiving creeping closer we picked the brains of Kristina, the founder of Lexington, for some ideas on how to create magical festive spaces. She tells us how to use colours and layers, foliage and candles to weave charm and character into our homes for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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I’m a highly visual person when it comes to this game of matching-and-pairing. I’ll buy an entire outfit if I think the mannequin looks hot, and deck an entire room based on a magazine clipping.
One day, more than 16 years ago, three friends embarked on a great adventure over land and sea, to the farthest corners of the earth, in search of treasure. They scoured markets and factories from India to China, hunting high and low. What did they find?
I’m not a great lover of investing too much money in trinkets that come out just once-a-year. Instead, I prefer to invest in classic items that evoke a stylish and seasonal ambiance throughout the Winter and dot a few token festive pieces in-between.
My long-suffering family will attest to the fact that I am a born scatterbrain. I’m constantly scribbling to-do lists to try and combat this insufferable trait, but inevitably this means I have scraps of illegibly scrawled paper lying all over the house.
The wonderful thing about Christmas this year is that anything goes. It’s really about personalisation – creating your own personalised style and colours.
Christmas. Season of merriment, parties, lights, decorations, and that warm feeling of anticipation that something wonderful is about to happen.
This winter has seen a big key trend towards fairytales, folklore, enchanted forests and most predominant of all, woodland creatures. How many of you during your festive Christmas shopping have noticed a sly Mr Fox captured on a plate or cushion? Or perhaps you have spotted a proud stag emblazoned on a jumper, mug or a placemat?