Getting in the Ginmas Spirit with these Gin Ideas to Buy, Gift and Drink

*This post contains affiliate links* There is no denying that Gin is once again the drink of the year. There was once a time when the selection was merely a handful of plain gins but now there’s practically a gin for every flavour. With more and more small batch, flavoured and liqueur gins hitting shelves, it is easy to see its popularity, and there’s no sign of it slowing down.  So with 10 days and counting to go until the big festive day, we are getting in the G&T spirit with these Gin ideas to buy, gift and drink.  So let’s…

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Uncovering the Hidden Gems and Things to Do in Covent Garden *

Covent Garden is one of the hot-spots in London, and is certainly on a tourists must see list. Sitting in the midst of the West End it is easy to dismiss this as just a square with some boujee boutiques, and street performers. It is anything but. In collaboration with Hotels.com I got to go beyond the the main square and discover what hidden gems  Covent Garden has to offer. On a cold Thursday, just after the Christmas Lights had been unveiled, I headed to the big smoke to see what I could find. Amongst the theatres, museums, independent pubs,…

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Queen of Tarts Snow Fairie Wax Melt Dupe

What would you say if I said you could have Snow Fairy all year round? Well you can… sort of! Queen of Tarts Snow Fairie melts are a dupe of the gorgeous fragrance that Lush do ever year in their Christmas products. Expect this time it comes in a wax melt form.  I went through a faze a few years back with wax melts but have since gravitated back to candles. That said when someone says Snow Fairy my ears prick up. Queen of Tarts has done exactly this with their Snow Fairie dupe and I cannot take any credit…

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The Body Shop Banana Limited Edition Range

To say that I was excited when I read the email that The Body Shop had expanded their Banana range is a little bit of an understatement and there may have been a few excited squeals *don’t judge me*. Banana done well is one of my favourite smells. For me I want full on bananatastic knock your socks off, want to eat it kind of banana. The range has expanded from just haircare to now include Body Butter, Body Yoghurt and Shower Cream.  The packaging is cooky, fun and summery and all the products use community trade banana puree, and the…

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Win: Old English Company Enamel Pins*

Old English Company are a UK based stationary and homeware brand. I have followed them for a little while and have oogled their stationary and prints. Their designs are clean, down to earth and give a little bit of personality without being overboard. Remember when pins were all the rage? Well they are back as the Old English Company have just expanded their range to include some enamel pin badges! I have certainly noticed that patches (they do those too) and t-shirt / jumper motifs are well and truly in, but the benefit of these little pins is they are…

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