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Tuesday, 19 December 2017
Today I found Buddy in the fridge! I know he likes the cold, being from the North Pole and all but maybe remember to close the door next time!

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Monday, 18 December 2017
Today I found Buddy all squashed in a jar. He's decided to become part of the glassware! 

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Sunday, 17 December 2017
I can't believe it's only 7 sleeps till Christmas! Buddy seems very excited! 

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Saturday, 16 December 2017
Today I found Buddy decided on Pringles for Breakfast! I'm actually surprised he didn't get into the Coco Pops.

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Friday, 15 December 2017
This years Christmas Gift Guide for Entertainment

As a disclaimer; I have posted links with an idea to where you can get the item(s) but it's not because that's the best price or that I'm being sponsored. I wanted to reflect all different retailers so randomly chose an item from one place, one from another and so on. Please remember prices are subject to change which is why I haven't included them.

Top Ten CDs 2017

Top Ten DVDs 2017

Top Ten DVD Boxsets 2017

Top Ten Fiction Books 2017

Top Ten Children's Books 2017

Top Ten Biographies 2017


I would love to know what your plans for Christmas are. If you're excited to share present ideas, found something from my Gift Guides, created a Makeup look or done a Christmas DIY I'd love to see! As always you can find me on Twitter, Instagram and now Facebook or by using the Hashtag #HolidaysWithHannah.

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Today, I found Buddy had taken the lightsaber off my key ring. I think he's excited for the new Star Wars movie.

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Thursday, 14 December 2017
This years Christmas Gift Guide for Friends

As a disclaimer; I have posted links with an idea to where you can get the item(s) but it's not because that's the best price or that I'm being sponsored. I wanted to reflect all different retailers so randomly chose an item from one place, one from another and so on. Please remember prices are subject to change which is why I haven't included them.

For Friends Who Love...Me To You

For Friends Who Love...Fandoms

For Friends Who Love...Christmas & Novelty 

For Friends Who Love...Games


I would love to know what your plans for Christmas are. If you're excited to share present ideas, found something from my Gift Guides, created a Makeup look or done a Christmas DIY I'd love to see! As always you can find me on Twitter, Instagram and now Facebook or by using the Hashtag #HolidaysWithHannah.

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This what I found today...Very funny Buddy! I should be thankful he didn't hide the toilet paper!

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Wednesday, 13 December 2017
With today's post I'm going to go through two very simple DIY's that not only adds personalisation but doesn't take up too much time and can be done as an activity with children.

Every year I always find small gifts and chocolates for my Mum, Dad & Brother, deciding that they would make great stocking fillers. The only issue is that my parents didn't have stockings and haven't for as long as I remember so I brought them and my brother some.

I picked up these gorgeous silver and reindeer print stockings in Poundland and decided to personalise them a little with a tag. 

The Works do a three pack of wooden snowflake tags for £1, I decided to paint them white.



I actually used left over quick dry white gloss as I didn't have enough acrylic paint and would need several layers.

Once dry I used Microsoft Word to make round tags. I found this blue snowflake background on google images and it works well as our tree is Blue, Silver & White.



I printed onto sticker paper as I've found using glue makes it seep into the paper or card and drys looking wrinkly. I cut each one out using an xacto knife, stuck them in the centre of the snowflake and tied them onto the inside hook using grey and white twine from IKEA. 




I think this adds a lovely personalised touch and would be a great idea for family, friends or even your child's friend. You and your child could paint a wooden tag, write down their friend's name and who it's from before attaching it to a stocking and filling with small toys and sweets. 

When I ordered from The Works I purchased some photo baubles that were only priced at £1 each. I found that a great price for them a I usually see packs of 4 for around £6.
I've either made or brought baubles for family and friends children the past couple of years. I have done photo baubles before and I will continue to every few years as it creates a timeline of their growth.



I again used an xacto knife but instead printed on photo paper to get the best quality. I print a picture of them on one side and designed this Christmas 2017 image for the other.  



This is how they ended up. I won't show the other side as they are not my pictures to share but I printed them in black & white which created a lovely effect against the snow I pop in. Because the image lays in the centre of the bauble rather than in a specific slot you could even use these baubles to fill with anything! Sweets, Chocolate, Collectables (Shopkins, Star Monsters, Lego Figures...etc) or use them to hold a printed gift like an E-Voucher or Receipt for Event Tickets.

These again didn't take a lot of time to do and you could get the children to draw images or write messages on a circular piece of card that would fit where the image goes, instead of printing something. 

I would love to know what your plans for Christmas are. If you're excited to share present ideas, found something from my Gift Guides, created a Makeup look or done a Christmas DIY I'd love to see! As always you can find me on Twitter, Instagram and now Facebook or by using the Hashtag #HolidaysWithHannah.

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It seemed that Buddy loved the Christmas Tree so much...he decided to tee-pee it!

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Tuesday, 12 December 2017
This years Christmas Gift Guide for Partner (Her)

As a disclaimer; I have posted links with an idea to where you can get the item(s) but it's not because that's the best price or that I'm being sponsored. I wanted to reflect all different retailers so randomly chose an item from one place, one from another and so on. Please remember prices are subject to change which is why I haven't included them.

For The Girl Who Loves...Beauty, Body Care & Fragrance

For The Girl Who Love...Clothing & Accessories

For The Girl Who Loves...Gadgets

For When She Wants...A Day Out

For When You Want To...Blow The Budget

For When You Want To...Propose

I would love to know what your plans for Christmas are. If you're excited to share present ideas, found something from my Gift Guides, created a Makeup look or done a Christmas DIY I'd love to see! As always you can find me on Twitter, Instagram and now Facebook or by using the Hashtag #HolidaysWithHannah.

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Yesterday we put up our Christmas Tree up. Today I found Buddy had decided to make it his new home! I think he likes this one more than mine.

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Monday, 11 December 2017
This years Christmas Gift Guide for Partner (Him)

As a disclaimer; I have posted links with an idea to where you can get the item(s) but it's not because that's the best price or that I'm being sponsored. I wanted to reflect all different retailers so randomly chose an item from one place, one from another and so on. Please remember prices are subject to change which is why I haven't included them.

For The Guy Who Loves...Skin Care, Body Care & Fragrance

For The Guy Who Loves...Clothing

For The Guy Who Loves...Gadgets

For When He Wants...A Day Out

For When You Want To...Blow The Budget

For When You Want To...Propose


I would love to know what your plans for Christmas are. If you're excited to share present ideas, found something from my Gift Guides, created a Makeup look or done a Christmas DIY I'd love to see! As always you can find me on Twitter, Instagram and now Facebook or by using the Hashtag #HolidaysWithHannah.

As always, thanks for reading...

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