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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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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Just 2 more days till December and 2 more days to get through before I can begin opening the doors to this years Benefit Cosmetics Advent Calendar, Candy Coated Countdown *cheers*. Last years advent calendar, Countdown to Love (right) sold out in a matter of seconds after hours of their website failing, and they had none in any Debenhams shops remotely near us. I was however lucky enough to get my hands on one (thank you to my friend in the US!!). I loved last years but then I must confess I am a Benefit addict, I cannot go near a Benefit counter without looking and usually…

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