The Christmas Films You’ve Never Heard Of But Need To Watch

The Christmas Films You’ve Never Heard Of But Need To Watch

If you’ve been following this series you’ll know by now that I’m quite big on Christmas. It’s my favourite time of year and I start getting festive as soon as November hits. To do this every year I need to expand my Christmas viewing outside of just the classic Christmas films. I’m a big fan of Channel 5’s showing Christmas movies back to back on Sundays. I’ve discovered a lot of new Christmas films in this way. I also frequent charity shops. This is a great way to pick up cheap Christmas movies. During the middle of the year especially

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The Christmas songs you’ve never heard of but need to listen to!

The Christmas songs you’ve never heard of but need to listen to!

Christmas music is key to creating the perfect festive atmosphere. When Christmas comes around we go to our standard Christmas playlists full of all the classic songs. I love these. But I have also discovered lots of other Christmas songs that are a bit more unique and quirky that make great additions to my Christmas playlist. Here’s some of them- click the links to listen to a sample or sign up for a 30 Day Free Trial on Amazon Music here to listen to them in full: Yule Shoot Your Eye Out- Fall Out Boy West Coast Christmas- Anarbor 8

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Christmas Traditions: My routines in the lead up to Christmas

Christmas Traditions: My routines in the lead up to Christmas

In the course of my life lots have things have changed. But very few things have changed when it comes to celebrating Christmas. Maybe that’s part of the reason I love it so much. I can rely on it. This also means that many of the things I do to get into the festive spirit haven’t changed either. So here’s a little insight into the Christmas season for me. One month until Christmas For me the run into Christmas really begins about a month before. This is usually when I have a dedicated Christmas shopping day with my Mum in

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Christmas in New York

Christmas in New York

Christmas in New York is the magic we’ve all heard of. And I was fortunate enough to experience it. New York always seemed like an incredible place to visit, but I’d never really thought much about going at Christmas time. That was, until I heard someone talking about visiting at Christmas, and a lightbulb switched on. Christmas films I love are set in New York– Elf, Miracle on 34th Street, Home Alone 2! It’s an iconic place to be. I wanted to see snow in Central Park, the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center and see the Ball Drop in Times

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My Top 10 Favourite Christmas Films

My Top 10 Favourite Christmas Films

This is a tough one for me. I am VERY into Christmas and spend most of my November and December Sundays watching Christmas movies. I love them all. Even if they’re cheesy and predictable. But some are much better than others. So after much deliberation, here are my top 10 Christmas films. All links are affiliate links taking you through to Amazon where you can buy or stream these films. Purchasing any of these may give me a small commission. You can also watch most of these films for free in the next 30 Days if you sign up for

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Top things to do this festive season for the best Christmas 2018

Top things to do this festive season for the best Christmas 2018

Wondering what to do this Christmas time? Looking for something unique or full of festive spirit? Christmas is hands down my favourite time of year. I like to make the most of it by doing as many Christmassy things as possible to get me into the festive mood! Here are some suggestions for things to do and see this year: Christmas shows Over the last 5 years or so I have gone to see a show at Christmas time. For a lot of people this is a pantomime, but I tend to go for theatre productions. My all time favourite

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I’m not impressed by this year’s Christmas Ads. But here are my all time favourites!

I’m not impressed by this year’s Christmas Ads. But here are my all time favourites!

Christmas adverts coming on, along with the Christmas drinks in coffee shops, signals a true beginning of the Christmas season. I love watching these, but this year I was underwhelmed. From the 2018 ads I’ve seen so far I love Kevin the Carrot’s expanding family and particularly the advert pretending to be the Coca-Cola Christmas lorry… I also loved the adorable story of the Heathrow Bears travelling home for Christmas. And I found Very’s ad where the young girl gets an astronaut helmet and goes on to become an astronaut very inspiring! But I don’t think any 2018 ads really

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Solo Travel: A Single Girl’s Guide to Finding Cheap Flights

Solo Travel: A Single Girl’s Guide to Finding Cheap Flights

So you’ve decided to take the leap and become a solo traveller. Maybe you’ve decided on your adventure destination, or maybe you’re not sure where to go. Either way I have some tips and tricks to finding the best cheap flights to help you plan your solo holiday. Some links in this post are affiliate links. This means if you make purchases on these sites I could receive a small amount of commission. All sites references are because I truly believe they are great and use them myself! Don’t know where you’re going yet? Then I have two great tips

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Solo Travel: A Single Girl’s Guide to Philadelphia

Solo Travel: A Single Girl’s Guide to Philadelphia

This summer I visited Philadelphia for the first time. I was only there for a short time but I packed a lot into my visit. Here are my Philadelphia Top Sights: The Historic Side Being from the UK, my knowledge of American History is pretty poor. But I still had a ague understanding of the significance of the Independence Hall and Liberty Bell, both of which can be found in Philadelphia. Although I liked seeing these things and learnt a lot, they were probably the least exciting part of my visit! However, they are free so if you have the

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