Baubles & Sparkles

Christmas is coming, it’s so close you can almost smell it. Well, I can smell Christmas everywhere at least; the mulled wine, the orange potpourri, the fresh mince pies, the sweet smell of winter (albeit that we’ve had a rather mild winter this year). I walk around with my eyes wide open, taking in all the beauty of the elegantly decorated streets.…
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Peggy Porschen Christmas

This festive time of year is about spending time with family, friends, loved ones, and of course, a bit of over-indulgence. I’m always on the hunt for sweet little stocking fillers to give out on Christmas day, since we’ll spend most of the time nibbling festive chocolates and sipping on bubbly. From gingerbread men, to sparkly cookie stars, I love it all.…
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Winter Wonderful

Last week, my nan and cousin came down to visit London for the day, to spend a few girlie hours of Christmas shopping, cosy coffee stops and sight seeing. I had a few different ideas up my sleeve, the Forest Rooftop Café at Selfridges, Fortnum & Mason’s Christmas floor and ice skating at Somerset House. Our first stop, however, to really get into…
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Selfridges Christmas Windows

Selfridges windows never cease to mesmerise, impress and inspire, especially at Christmas. This year’s festive theme for the windows is the zodiac. Each window represents a different sign, what it signifies and how they have creatively interpreted it. I’m a sucker for all things sparkly, so I’m totally in awe of the windows this year. Their simplicity, symmetry, symbolism – they’re all…
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Christmas Afternoon Tea Tour with BB Bakery

It’s a rainy afternoon in London and you’re in the Christmas mood… what to do? Well, I found myself with just that dilemma a few weeks ago. I craved something fun and festive to do in the city, whilst keeping dry on these rainy days. I researched Christmas afternoon teas, and found a brilliant concept by french BB Bakery: A Christmas afternoon tea bus…
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