Christmas Eve Nostalgia

I’m haven’t been feeling Christmas the last few years; I know, I know, blasphemous, but it’s the truth. Just call me the Grinch. I’m 32, I don’t have kids and I just don’t get excited anymore, it’s a strange feeling. However, I won’t bore you all and complain about the holidays, instead I’m going to…

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME and Getting Through Festivities

Are you excited for the next few weeks or dreading it? If you suffer with a chronic condition I can guarantee you’ll be worrying about so much more than buying the right present for your uncle Dave or getting the turkey in the oven on time.I’ve lived with CFS/ME since my teens and trust me,…

Pink Themed Beauty Christmas Gift Guide

A little disclaimer before I start; it wasn’t until I was picking things to add to my gift guide did I realise that the majority of them (okay, all of them) were pink. It was in no way my intention but I’m going with it and #sorrynotsorry if you don’t like pink things. Xip Professional…

Decorating My Wheelchair with Festive Lights

Who’s feeling festive? This year more than the last few years (here’s why I find Christmas tough), I’m extremely excited; I can’t wait for Christmas. I’m more than in the mood to celebrate and be with family and friends. I want to beat my brother at all the games we play. I want to shower…

Spoonie Christmas Gift Guide

Welcome to my first Christmas Gift Guide, my loves. This one is especially for my chronically ill readers, or if you know someone who has a chronic illness and are unsure what to purchase for them. We’re not difficult, give us some pyjamas and we’ll be buzzing. 1. Soft Fleece Grey Snowflakes Lounge Pants |…

December #Paperhaul Subscription Box

It’s only been two weeks since I showed what was in the November #Paperhaul box but this month arrived early and it’s CHRISTMAS THEMED! The #Paperhaul subscription box costs £10 per month plus £2 shipping – you can find all the details here.  As soon as I opened the December box, I shrieked with excitement…

I’m Not Scrooge: Why I Find Christmas Difficult

Apparently if you don’t like Christmas or can’t get into ‘the Christmas spirit’ you’re miserable and a Scrooge. Okay, mate, sure. Have you ever wondered why someone doesn’t like Christmas? I’m not cheerless, a killjoy or the Grinch, I just find Christmas time really hard. If you’re new to my blog, I’ll give you some…

Christmas Beauty Wish List

I thought I’d share some high-end products that have taken my fancy and I wouldn’t mind receiving this Christmas. Charlotte Tilbury – Nocturnal Cat Eyes to Hypnotise | £29 | Charlotte Tilbury |Charlotte Tilbury Make Up Bag | £15 – £75 | Charlotte Tilbury |Zoeva Rose Golden Vol. 2 Luxury Brush Set | £56.95 | Beauty…

Skincare Haul: Antipodes, Bioderma, Ole Henriksen, Origins

Obviously, one of the best things about Christmas is all the gift sets brands come out with. I’ve wanted to try a few of these products before but the price tag on individual items put me off. However, I found some amazing deals on high-end skincare that you need to get your hands on. Origins…