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Christmas 2006: The Ultimate Fragrance Gift Guide for Her

It’s Christmas shopping time again! Giving fragrances as Christmas gifts is an old tradition but thankfully, there’re new fragrances every year so while the idea may be an old one, the fragrances are always new and fresh. Last Christmas, my favourite fragrance was Marc Jacobs seductive Decadence which I still love but this year, I’ve gone with Boss The Scent …

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#ShareYourLight – The Rituals Christmas Collection

Rituals have gone all out this Christmas with their winter limited edition collection. Aptly named ‘Ritual of Light’, the collection spans across, body, beauty and home. It aims to illuminate the light within to help soothe and to help find peace and serenity. And the #ShareYourLight is to encourage us all to share the light within us with others. The …

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#TimeForMindfulBeauty : The gift of mindfulness with Aromatherapy Associates.

Last week, Aromatherapy Associates officially unveiled their Christmas collection of mindful treats with a mindful Christmas flower arranging class in collaboration with Only Roses. The collection is inspired by mindful moments in an English winter garden. Part of the collection has been available at Liberty London for a while but now the entire collection is available in most retail outlets. …

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Christmas 2016: Beauty Advent Calendars

Yes people, it’s that time of year again. Beauty Advent Calendars are dropping thick and fast. And let’s face, the countdown is one of the best Christmas traditions there are for a beauty addict. This year, it looks like all of my favourite brands are coming out with advent calendars so it was really difficult whittling it down to just …

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10 Festive Hampers every foodie will love

What will Christmas be without festive hampers? They make excellent gifts and are wonderful to have around. Here are some of our favourite hampers this year. Berry Bros & Rudd: The Best of British Hamper – £155 Berry Bros & Rudd always have fantastic hampers of food and drink or a mixture of both ranging from as little as £35 …

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Christmas Canape: PARMA HAM AND PEAR ROLLS WITH ROCKET AND PARMESAN

A few weeks ago I attended a Parma Ham cooking event to learn new and innovative ways to use Parma Ham in cooking. This Parma Ham and Pear rolls with rocket and Parmesan is one of the recipes I tried. It’s really easy to make, delicious and will be perfect as a Christmas canape. This recipe makes 20 rolls.   …

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Christmas Canape Recipe: Mini Parmesan & Thyme Scones with Parma Ham, Red Onion Marmalade and Ricotta

Another fantastic Parma Ham Christmas Canape Recipe perfect for any festive get together. Recipe makes 20 mini scones.   Ingredients 225g self-raising flour ½ tsp English mustard powder ½ tsp salt 30g Parmesan, finely grated 55g unsalted butter 6 slices Parma ham, 3 slices cut into small dice 2 sprigs of Thyme, picked and finely chopped 100g ricotta 100g red onion …

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Everything you need for a fantastic free from Christmas.

The days when people allergic to gluten, eggs, nuts, diary etc. had to suffer through Christmas are long gone. In fact it’s never been a better time to be allergic 🙂 We have rounded up our favourites and the best from the free from food sector to ensure allergies don’t hinder your enjoyment this coming Festive Season. House of Athenry …

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2015 Christmas: Perfect gifts to Kickstart a healthy lifestyle

Everyone has a family member or friend who is health conscious and always looking for the latest trends in health and fitness or has been trying to get healthy and fit for as long as you can remember. This is your chance to help them kickstart a new lifestyle in the New Year with some of the most innovative Christmas …

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2015 Christmas: The Ultimate Beauty Gift Guide

From your favourite high street and department stores, here’s our ultimate Christmas beauty gift guide to suit every budget and taste. No7 25 Days of Beauty Wonders Advent Calendar – £38 Surprise a loved one with this fantastic Advent calendar from No.7 worth £148. From new nail colours to radiance boosting night creams, there’s a daily surprise any beauty addict …

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