Are you partial to a Rosy Lee AKA cup of tea? I ditched coffee in favour of tea at the age of 17 and haven’t looked back. I love so many different teas, although my favourite is still good old black tea with a generous splash of semi skimmed milk and no sugar (FYI should you ever be called upon to make me a brew). Here are six signs that you could well be a tea addict too.
This time of year can be so stressful. The busy Christmas period and all its difficulties may be out of the way but the New Year often brings with it new challenges and anxieties, from small things like getting back into the routine of work or the school run, to larger ones like December’s credit card bill hitting the mat or how you are planning to keep all those New Year Resolutions.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed, worried, fearful or dealing with any other negative emotion which is effecting your day to day life and relationships the Bach Original Flower Remedies* are a safe and natural method of bringing about calm and restoring balance. Discovered by Dr. Bach in the 1920’s the 38 different remedies gently restore the balance between mind and body by combating negative emotions such as fear, worry, hatred and indecision, allowing peace and happiness to return to the sufferer so that the body is free to heal itself.
Like many families we are big fans of the Harry Potter books and films, but there is also some great spin off merchandise available for people who just cannot get enough of the Harry Potter phenomenon!
The Harry Potter Hogwarts Crest Light from Paladone (RRP £19.99)* is a brilliant buy for anyone who is mad on the schoolboy wizard and it is suitable for young and old fans alike. The light features the symbols of all four houses of Hogwarts; Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin, and the crest also includes the famous school motto in Latin across the bottom – ‘Draco Dormiens Nunquam Titillandus’, which translates as ‘Never Tickle a Sleeping Dragon’. Made from acrylic the lamp is not easily broken and it looks lovely, even when not lit. Once lit it however it looks even more fabulous.
Beer52 are the UK’s largest craft beer discovery club who work closely with brewers to send their subscribers a selection of exciting, tasty craft beers each and every month. I love getting deliveries and I love beer so obviously combine the two and i’m sold, therefore when Beer52 got in touch to see if I’d like to try their Christmas box I couldn’t wait. They also kindly gave me an exclusive £10 discount code to share with my readers, so read on to find out more!
EasiYo was an idea dreamed up over 20 years by a New Zealand farmer who wanted to provide healthy yogurt to his growing family, one which was fresher and cheaper than store-bought yogurt. Thanks to its simplicity and ease of use, not to mention the tasty yogurt it produces, EasiYo has become an international success story and today I’m featuring their new and improved Yogurt Maker.
The redesigned EasiYo Yogurt Maker (RRP £17.99)* incorporates a host of technical, ergonomic and thermal improvements over the previous model. It makes 1kg of Yogurt and all parts are manufactured from US and UK FDA approved polypropylene, which are completely free from polycarbonate, BPA and any form of anti-environmental hormones. Available in a variety of colours I love this bright red one!
I love buying Christmas presents for people but sometimes I get fed up of the gifts available on the high street, with shops churning out the same brands and products year after year. That’s why when I saw this lovely gift set from The English Soap Company I had to grab a few extra to give as presents.
The English Soap Company Soap and Candle Duo (Libbie Club price £15) is a beautifully packaged gift set featuring a large soap and scented candle. At 260 grams the soap is a great size and smells of a lovely traditional festive fragrance combining winter flowers and Christmas greenery. It is rich is Shea Butter, which prevents the skin from drying out, and produces a creamy, nourishing lather.
This month Pink Parcel have joined forces with LOOK Magazine for the first of three exclusive boxes, put together with the help of the team at LOOK HQ. The November boxes feature a little twist and, unlike previous month’s where boxes were identical, this month you can expect a few surprises as your products are chosen at random from a selection. So what was inside my box?
The festive season is fast approaching and the latest Libbie Club offers definitely have it sorted with makeup that is perfect for all those parties and social gatherings, a lovely foot scrub which will restore tired, aching feet, and a very seasonal candle and soap duo that would make a perfect present for a friend or loved one!
Num Noms are cute little collectibles that are food themed and each one is scented to match the food it represents. They’re great for imaginative play, or to help younger children learn different food groups, and you can also use them together with your child to invent zany food combinations.