Waitrose Christmas Millionaires Salted Caramel Shortbread

Christmas is fast approaching and Shops and Supermarkets are emblazoned with Christmas everything, there is no escaping it. Whilst popping out to grab some lunch at our new Waitrose, yes I got their festive sarnie and boy was it a gooden, something caught my eye and it was this little number; Waitrose Christmas Millionaires Salted Caramel Shortbread.   The salted caramel craze is still going strong however it wasn’t what won me over, in fact I hadn’t clocked it was even salted caramel until further inspection. What did win me over was the simple fact it was glittery and looked rather exciting…

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Mr Kipling Gingerbread Whirls

I know I said I would not buy anything Christmas themed before Halloween, however I simply could not resist these Mr Kipling Gingerbread Whirls. The packaging isn’t all that Christmassy and in my eyes given I eat Jamaican Gingerbread all year round, these do not count as Christmas only goods!  Ginger flavoured shortbread whirls with a smooth buttercream filling.  £1.00 for a pack of 6 is simply a bargain. They present exactly like the original Viennese Whirls except for the richer, darker colour from the ginger, yet still topped with a sprinkling of icing sugar. Annoyingly they are just in…

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Benefit Candy Coated Countdown Final

Another year, another advent calendar completed. The last door has been opened *cue sad face* but at least there are goodies left behind rather than a depleted ripped empty chocolate advent. As you know I have already reviewed what was Benefits first 12 offerings, lets see what the last 12 have brought us. 13. Posietint – Poppy pink tinted lip and cheek stain. This is more subtle than Benetint that we had on Day 11. The great thing about these tints is that unlike blushers that fade quickly, these last pretty much most of the day. Easy to apply and blends…

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Benefit Candy Coated Countdown

Half way advent calendar klaxon!!! For the last 12 days I have woken each and every day trying to guess what’s behind the Candy Coated Countdown door, and each day trying to not open every other door! In true Benefit style, each little door has a little quip/quote to correspond to what today’s goodie is. So lets see what the last 12 days have have given us…. 1. Heart shaped paperclips – A little disappointing for the first day of the calendar, but then I am a sucker for anything pink and heart shaped so naturally I loved them, and they…

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Benefit Candy Coated Countdown Day 1

Hooray today is the day we can legitimately open our advent calendars!! Now we couldn’t possibly go without our traditional chocolate ones we’ve opted for Malteasers, Dairy Milk, Milky Bar and of course a doggy one for Mr Pug! But I am sure you have seen that there are also some non-traditional ones on sale.  I shopped around on all that were on offer, my oh my there were quite a few, but following from last year I have stuck with Benefits Candy Coated Countdown (as in my previous post). There really isn’t any other reason for getting this one other than…

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