Goodbye 2017: My Meaningful Gift To My Fiancé This Christmas

I wanted to get my fiancé Sean a thoughtful and meaningful gift this Christmas. Something that signified the new beginnings that a new year embodies. 2017 has been an interesting and difficult year for both Sean and I. It’s been…

Top Tips To Paw-Proof Your Home Over The Festive Season

Keeping pets safe and healthy in the home over the festive season can be a challenge, with an abundance of hidden dangers in the form of Yuletide treats, tinsel and fairy lights to tempt your pet into mischief.  According to…

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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11 Quick & Easy Christmas Cocktails

‘Tis the season to be jolly, but it’s also a really busy time of year with Christmas parties and get togethers. I’ve put together this guide of 11 super easy and quick to make Christmas cocktails. They can be made…

Healthy Meals Delivered To Your Door With Allplants

Even though it’s not even Christmas yet, I’m starting to feel the effects of the extra food and drinks that are around at this time of year. It’s a lot of fun, but my thoughts are already turning to what…

Gift Guide For Him | Christmas 2017

Hot on the heels of my Christmas Gift Guide For Her is my list of Christmas gifts for him. I have some really nice gift ideas to show you in this post. If you’re looking for a Christmas gift for…

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Gift Guide For Her | Christmas 2017

Welcome to the month of December! No doubt you’re now ramping up with your Christmas shopping, and looking for some Christmas gifts for her. Here’s my pick of some of the loveliest gifts around to get your mum, wife, girlfriend,…

The Book Of Everyone | Giveaway

If you’re looking for a unique, personalised gift for someone this Christmas, I have the perfect one for you. The Book Of Everyone is a 50-page book with humour, trivia and facts thrown in, and it’s customised for the person…

Gift Guide For Cats & Dogs | Christmas 2017

Cat and dog Christmas presents are a little difficult to get right. What do you buy your beloved cat or dog for Christmas? These ideas will help you find something a little bit special for your pet this Christmas. I…

Gift Guide For Children | Christmas 2017

It’s almost December! If, like me, you’re really behind on your Christmas shopping you might be starting to panic a little now. Finding unique Christmas gifts for kids in particular is something that I struggle with every year. There’s such…

My Christmas Eve Box For Couples

It’s my first time ever putting together a Christmas Eve box for Sean and I. I’ve seen them become so much more popular each year, and decided that a Christmas Eve box for couples can be just as exciting as…

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…