The John Lewis Highland Myths Collection For Christmas 2017

This post is sponsored by John Lewis, and contains affiliate links. For more information read my disclosure here. The run up to Christmas Day is always my favourite time of the year. I love the new beginnings in springtime, and…

Personalised 3D Printed Baubles From The Unique Design Company | Giveaway

I’ve heard a lot about 3D printing over the past couple of years. However, I have never come across a 3D printed item to the best of my knowledge. I was really intrigued to see these personalised Christmas baubles from…

I'm Melissa, and I started my lifestyle blog in 2015 to share my everyday life and loves. I live in the beautiful Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, with my fiance Sean and our cat Zak.

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My Updated Skin Care Routine For Autumn & Winter | Giveaway

I’ve always had really problematic skin, and am constantly having to change my skin care routine to accommodate it. Even now, in my late thirties, I get acne breakouts and oily patches. On top of that, the colder weather brings…

Win A Silver Celebration Christmas Hamper From John Lewis | Giveaway

Christmas is without a doubt my favourite time of year. I love the build up to it. The decorations, gift wrap, trees and Christmas music in the shops are all so exciting. As soon as I see towns and cities…

Mini Moderns Paisley Crescent Candle & Diffuser | Giveaway

I’m always on the hunt for gorgeous new home decor, accessories and fragrances. This time of year, it’s especially lovely to scent the home with warm autumnal fragrances. I like to ease myself into autumn with candles and diffusers, so…

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The Dyson V6 Animal Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

When we moved to a new house last year, a new vacuum was high on my list of things to buy. I had a large, clunky hand-me-down vacuum (it had been my grandad’s, actually). Aside from sentimental value and it…

The Orissa Bracelet From Dower And Hall

If you’ve visited my blog before, then you might well know that I am a fan of jewellery. I have a gold jewellery collection, small but growing steadily. Dower And Hall offered me the chance to review a piece of…

The Ring Video Doorbell Pro

I have an eBay business and also sell on Amazon, so I get a lot of deliveries to my house. Sean and I also get couriers collecting items from us on most days. We both work in separate parts of…

Why You Should Buy Yourself Flowers

When was the last time you decided to buy yourself flowers? I know it’s not something that most of us do. Flowers are typically something bought for us, as a gift or for a particular occasion. I am not someone…

5 Ways To Ease Yourself Into Autumn

I wonder how many times you’ve already heard the words ‘I can’t believe it’s Autumn already’?! Every year it seems to come around quicker, with a bigger shock to the system. This year it’s as if a switch was flicked…

Portable Indoor & Outdoor Lighting With The Menu Carrie Lamp

Since moving to the Forest of Dean in December, Sean and I have enjoyed exploring the local area which is completely new to us. It’s such a beautiful place to live; very relaxing, amazing scenery, and lots of outdoor activities…