There is no getting away from the fact that advent calendars seem to be a huge part in the run up to Christmas, and it seems nowadays you can open those 24 (or if you are lucky 25) doors and find pretty much anything behind it. I have selected 5 calendars that are available this year suitable for tweens, teens and adults.

Advent Calendars for tweens teens and adults

Mad Beauty

This has got my 11 year old daughter’s name written all over it. The Mad Beauty calendar is filled with 24 items of make up which includes eye shadow, lipsticks and nail polish. The full contents are listed on the back of the calendar, so no peaking if you want it to be a surprise.… Continue reading

Whilst I love all of the seasons for very different reasons, there is something about Spring that makes me smile. The lighter evenings, the blossom appearing on the trees, and if we are lucky the sun making an appearance. After gaining inspiration from other bloggers, I like to use the seasons as a way of styling my home.  Of course we all style our home in the Winter season by putting up the Christmas tree. Now that Winter has gone, I am looking forward to filling our home with beautiful Spring colours, and I have picked out some of the items I have my eye on.… Continue reading

My favourite time of the day is 9pm. A time when one child is in bed, and the teen is either in his room or watching TV with us. 9pm is the time to turn off the laptop, light a candle and watch a box set.  There is nothing better than relaxing in the evening with the husband, chatting about our day and deciding which box set to watch now we have finished The Affair. I was recently sent 2 Yankee Candles which are perfect for the Spring, Fresh Cut Roses and Pink Hibiscus

Yankee Candle

Yankee Candle

As soon as you open the lid, the scent of the candles hit you.… Continue reading