A few favourites #1

Red lipstick - Chanel Incandescente
Green glittery crop top - Topshop
Sweetpea and Freesia scented candle - c/o Laura Ashley
Smythson leather notebook - c/o Smythson
Green glitter nail varnish - Nitrogen c/o Only Fingers and Toes
Vintage cameo earrings - Local jewellery shop (similar)
Pitt Cue Co Cookbook - TK Maxx (buy it here)

As you can see from the bits and pieces in the post, i'm getting rather into the festive spirit and am looking like a Christmas tree with the green sparkles! That's never a bad thing right? Admitedly I haven't yet cooked anything from the Pitt Cue book but after trying their delicious food a few weeks ago, I had to buy this for only £8 when I saw it. The only problem is trying to decide what to cook first! I got the candle in a goodie bag at the recent Laura Ashley event and it smells absolutely gorgeous. It's lovely to have in the bathroom while I'm relaxing in the bath reading a book. A candle makes all the difference!

I was sent this gorgeous yellow notebook with a very apt quote on the front - we all need to be reminded to follow our dreams. It's been sitting in my bag ready for me to pull out when a moment of inspiration strikes. It's been so useful to write down various blog ideas and also to keep track of my life. I can't be the only one who seems to write endless lists? They have a gorgeous selection of leather diaries on the website that will make amazing Christmas presents.

What have you been loving recently?

This is a sponsored post by Smythson. All thoughts are my own. 


  1. I love cookbooks (for reading, not actually cooking from) and that Pitt Cue one looks amazing! x

  2. Loove the Topshop tee :) It's so nice :)

    Hannah x
    Paloma in Disguise x

  3. As I'm reading this I'm burning my own Laura Ashley candle too! Not too sure what my scent is, someone got it for my as a birthday present yonks ago but it still smells divine!


  4. Love the colour of the crop top, so pretty! x

    Under Blue Lights

  5. Ohh the sparkly top is the best!! I love anything which makes me more excited about Christmas, I think my christmas jumper will be surgically attached soon! I love the the look of that cook book too, pitt cue is the best so you will have to cook something and share with us! Hope you have a fab December x

    Jasmin Charlotte | UK Lifestyle Blog

  6. i love the look of this cookbook althou i must say i havent heard of it before, off to check it out in my local tkmaxx! :) x

  7. Your notebook is perfect <3 xo


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