Blogmas Day 28: What I got for Christmas 2021 :)

Blogmas Day 28: What I got for Christmas 2021 :)


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I am not in any way trying to brag or show off I just love reading these types of posts and watching these kinds of videos so I thought I might try and do one myself ❤ DISCLAIMER

This year I have been so so lucky and have received some really thoughtful and lovely presents 🙂 I think the last few years have shown that Christmas really isn’t about the gifts but its about who is in your life and the people that you love ❤

The first person I saw was one of my best friends Birunda when we went to see Spiderman NWH together and she got me two books which I’m very excited to read!! We actually became friends because everytime we would borrow a book from our school library it would have the other persons name as the last person to borrow it so then we got chatting and the rest is history 🙂

My Mums best friend popped round the day before Christmas eve and dropped round some presents including a mini greenhouse for me which is so so cool!!! I have gotten really into plants and stuff over the last year so I’m very excited for my new project 🙂

As many of you will know I’m a big fan of lush stuff and bath bombs and candles so I got a few different toiletry bits from different people which I’m so grateful for and will last me till next Christmas ❤

One of the really cool gifts that my Mum surprised me with was an orange syrup for my hot chocolate as I am a big fan of the Costa Terrys Chocolate Orange Hot Chocolates so she thought that it would be a nice idea for me to be able to make them myself at home 🙂

Most years my Mum gets me some sort of calendar for the year ahead and so this year I picked out a Hamilton calendar which I’m very excited to put up and write all over it with hopefully lots of lovely plans in the new year 🙂

From my oldest brother I got a Nightmare Before Christmas cookbook and music box which are both so cool!!! I am a massive fan of that movie and end up watching it multiple times in the lead up to Halloween which my brother knows 🙂 He also got my Mum and I tickets to a show in the new year!

My parents also got me some clothes from Lucy and Yak which I was very grateful for and my middle brother got my Mum and I a combined present which he does most years and he sends us on a Spa weekend ❤ Thank you so much to everyone who sent me well wishes, presents and love this year ❤

Let me know in the comments what Christmas present from years past has meant the most to you and why 🙂

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Blogmas Day 27: Christmas Bucket List Updated :)

Blogmas Day 27: Christmas Bucket List Updated :)
  1. Make some Christmas Cookies

2. Decorate for Christmas

3. Christmas Movie Night

4. Write a Christmas Blog Post

5. Buy Maya a Christmas toy

6. Buy Maya a Christmas Outfit

7. Wrap my Christmas presents in front of a Christmas movie

8. Do a Christmas photoshoot

9. Read a Christmas book

10. Buy a 2021 Christmas ornament

11. Christmas Hot Chocolate

12. Ice Skating

Let me know in the comments what was on your Christmas Bucket List 🙂

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Blogmas Day 26: Mayas 3rd Christmas

Blogmas Day 26: Mayas 3rd Christmas

To start off with I want to say that I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas and has an amazing Boxing Day today eating lots of food ❤️

This year is Maya’s 3rd Christmas with my family which is so weird to think about because I still think of her as that little puppy but this year we’ve had some lovely moments that I thought I would share with you guys!

Let me know in the comments what you have gotten up to this year for Christmas ❤️

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Blogmas Day 20: Ranking the new Marvel Characters from Phase 4 :)

Blogmas Day 20: Ranking the new Marvel Characters from Phase 4 :)

Earlier this month I ranked all of the Marvel content which has been released in 2021 and it was a lot of fun so I thought that I would rank some of the new characters that have been introduced to the MCU in the new releases this year 🙂

  • Eternals: Kingo, Makkari, Druig, Sprite, Ajak, Sersi, Ikaris, Gilgamesh, Thena, Phastos
  • Hawkeye: Kate Bishop, Echo, Kazi, Pizza Dog
  • WandaVision: Agatha Harkness, Monica Rambeau, Jimmy Woo, Billy and Tommy
  • Black Widow: Yelena, Alexei, Melina,
  • Shang Chi: Shang Chi, Katy, Xu Xialing
  • Loki: Sylvie, Mobius, Aligator Loki, President Loki, Kid Loki,

God Tier: Kate Bishop, Pizza Dog, Katy, Mobius, Aligator Loki, Yelena, Shang-chi, Xu Xialing, Sersei, Makkari, Phastos, Agatha Harkness

Top Tier: Echo, Monica Rambeau, Jimmy Woo, Billy and Tommy, Alexei, Melina, President Loki, Thena, Gilgamesh,

Mid Tier: Kazi, Kid Loki, Ajak, Kingo, Druig

Awful Tier: Sylvie, Ikaris, Sprite

Let me know in the comments if there are any characters that you would disagree with or that you would like to know my ranking for that I haven’t included 🙂

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Blogmas Day 15: Ranking Marvels 2021 New releases ðŸ˜Š

Blogmas Day 15: Ranking Marvels 2021 New releases ðŸ˜Š

On the 22nd of May I wrote a post ranking all of the Pixar movies which was so much fun and so this week I thought I would rank all of the Marvel shows that have aired on Disney+ this year and also the Marvel movies that have been released this year as well ❤️

God tier: Hawkeye, Loki, Shang-Chi, Black Widow

Top tier: Wandavision, Eternals, FATWS, What If

Mid tier:

Awful tier:

Spider-man No Way Home comes out in the UK today and I’m so excited!!! I’ve booked tickets to go on the 22nd with two of my friends 😊😊 I have a feeling it might be my favourite Marvel film from this year

Let me know in the comments which 2021 Marvel release was your favourite 😊

Recent Favourites :)

Recent Favourites :)

Its been a while since I’ve written a favourites post but I thought I would write down some of my favourites since June!! Its taken me a while to get round to writing this post because in June I went back to work which has been super busy but without further ado lets get into it 🙂

  1. Black Widow- I absolutely LOVED this movie!!! I am a big Marvel fan but also I love that Marvel are finally giving this character her own movie and paving the way for female superheroes! Natasha and Yelena were absolutely amazing and hilarious while trying to navigate their sisterhood and it was so interesting hearing about their background and their childhood.

Ghosted my therapist by Rachel Bochner- I actually found this song on TikTok a long time ago and completely forgot about it until about 2 months ago it came up on my FYP again and I LOVED IT! It got stuck in my head for weeks and I have only just got it out! Its so catchy and funny and very smart 🙂

Prattle and Pages Podcast by Carrie Hope Fletcher- I am a big fan of Carrie Hope Fletcher and recently she started a Bookstagram which I obviously followed because as most of you will know I also love books! About 2 weeks ago Carrie started a podcast with the same name Prattles and Pages where she will rate the books she reads and just chat about them which is such a cool concept 🙂 The first book she reviewed was Daisy Jones and the Six which I actually read recently and her analysis was spot on and I can’t wait to hear her opinions on even more books 🙂

Joanie clothing- This was another thing that I have discovered through Carrie Hope Fletcher that I had to mention because I was absolutely AMAZED! I ordered 2 jumpsuits and 2 dresses and I absolutely LOVE them 🙂 The jumpsuits actually fit me which is astonishing as I am only 5’3 so usually jumpsuits swamp me and the dresses were both gorgeous 🙂 The sizing is absolutely on point and they feel so comfortable 🙂

The last thing on my favourites list is the book The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo which I’m not going to talk that much about because I have already talked about it in my reading challenge post but I wanted to mention it here because it was such a good book and one of the best I’ve read this year 🙂

There have been a few TV shows that have come out with new seasons including: Sex Education and Brooklyn 99 which I have also loved to special mention to them as well 🙂 There have also been a few musical films out recently including In the Heights and Everybody’s Talking About Jamie which were both phenomenal 🙂

Let me know in the comments what you have been enjoying over the past few months 🙂

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Selsey 2021 :)

Selsey 2021 :)

On the 28th of August my family and I packed up our car and headed to the beach in Selsey in Chichester for the weekend which was so so nice 🙂 We took Maya for lots of walks, chilled on the beach, had some lovely food and had a really relaxing weekend 🙂 On the way to Selsey we popped into a place called Arundel which was such a lovely town where we went for afternoon tea which was delish 🙂

Let me know in the comments if you have been to Selsey or what your favourite beach in England is 🙂

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Windsor 2021 :)

Windsor 2021 :)

On the morning of the 7th of August I jumped on a train to meet my two friends Hannah and Anna in Windsor which was so much fun 🙂 When we first arrived the changing of the guard was happening which was absolutely amazing- we didn’t realise that it would be happening at that point but it was so so cool 🙂

Once the changing of the guard was finished we then went into the castle and did an audioguide which was so much fun 🙂 The castle is beautiful and we had so much fun looking round and seeing all of the amazing architecture and tapestries. We also looked around St Georges Chapel and I lit a candle whilst I was in there which is something I do in all of the chapels that I go to 🙂

After our tour of the castle we went for some lunch which was really tasty! We then dumped our bags in the hotel and did a bit of shopping- we are all massive book nerds so popped into Waterstones and also WHSmith because I needed to buy an IPhone charger 🙂

We walked towards castle while shopping and decided to finish our sightseeing for the day by walking along The Long Walk which is a long walk (hence the name :P) where there are processions towards the castle and it was lot of fun- it is a 50 minute walk each way but we were chatting as we walked so it was really nice 🙂

After the long walk we decided to go for dinner at Honest Burger which was so so delicious!! I have been to Honest Burger once in London at the Holborn branch and it was so so nice 🙂 I love the fact that as well as their signature burgers they have a burger of the month and each location has its own burger 🙂

After dinner we headed back to the hotel and chilled which was lovely and organised ourselves for the next day 🙂

The next day we woke up and headed out for brunch 🙂 We went to a place called Browns which was right next to the river so we had a lovely view while we ate our food and had some smoothies and coffee 🙂 The food was delicious and it was so much fun 🙂

After food we then decided to have a wander along the river, we saw some swans, chatted and saw some other cool bits along the way and it was a lovely way to end our trip 🙂 We went past Alexandra Gardens and saw some really cool fountains 🙂

Let me know in the comments if you have ever been to Windsor and if you have what was your favourite part 🙂

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My 24th Birthday :)

My 24th Birthday :)

On Sunday 4th of July 2021 I turned 24 years old and I had such a nice time 🙂 This will be the last year that I can say I am in my early twenties which definitely adds lots of pressure on me to get my life together as I head into my mid twenties! When I was younger I always thought that people in their early-mid twenties had everything together and were so grown up but now I’m at that point in my life and through talking to friends my age I can confirm that we’re all just making it up as we go along attempting to look like we know what we’re doing! Anyway quarter life crisis aside I had a lovely birthday weekend and I thought I would share on here what I got up to 🙂 Thank you so much to all of my friends and family who made it so so special ❤ ❤

On the Saturday I went out for an afternoon tea to Fortnum and Masons with my Mum and my friend Barghavi which was so so lovely! The food was amazing and everyone there was so sweet 🙂 I have wanted to go to afternoon tea at Fortnum and Masons for so long ever since my Mum went with her friend and bought back a slice of cake which we then ate that evening and it was one of the best slices of cake I have ever eaten so I was very very excited and it definitely lived up to my expectations 🙂

After eating our body weight in cake, scones and sandwiches we headed to Camden which is one of my favourite places in London 🙂 I love Camden because it has lots of different stalls and everytime I go I find a different stall that wasn’t there last time and that has amazing stuff that is right up my alley 🙂

On the Sunday I spent the day chilling at home with my family and Barghavi which was so nice and needed after the busy day on the Saturday 🙂 My Nan and Grandad popped round which was such a nice surprise because obviously with the pandemic I haven’t been able to see them as much as I would like so it made the day even more special being able to see them for some birthday cake 🙂 My Aunt and Uncle also popped round and then later in the evening my brother Billy and his girlfriend came round for dinner and we ordered Wagamama 🙂 I was also messaging friends throughout the day which was also so nice 🙂

Overall I had an amazing birthday weekend and I can thank everyone who made it special enough 🙂 The next post going up on this blog will be a What I Got For My Birthday so keep an eye out for that 🙂

Let me know in the comments what you would do on your perfect birthday weekend celebration 🙂

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May Favourites 2021 :)

May Favourites 2021 :)

Lucy + Yak- When I saw my friend Ellie a few weeks ago she was wearing a pair of Lucy and Yak dungarees and I absolutely loved the look of them so I went onto their website to have a look at what they sold, I was hooked! I ordered three different things from their website that day and then when my Mum and I went to Brighton at the end of April I went into their shop in the lanes to have a look and bought another couple of bits 🙂 I absolutely love their style and the different colours of their clothes and also that they are a sustainable and ethical brand which I love 🙂

Shadow + Bone- If you have been on TikTok in the past few weeks you will no doubt have seen videos relating to Shadow and Bone and its also Number 7 in TV programmes on UK Netflix at the moment 🙂 I have never read the books but after watching the series I really want to! I absolutely love Alina as a character and there are so many interesting characters and its such a cool concept 🙂

Line of Duty- I have been watching Line of Duty with my parents over the past few weeks and its absolutely AMAZING- I am currently on Season 5 and its been so so good so far 🙂 I think my favourite seasons have been Season 1 and Season 3 and I can’t wait to see what Season 6 brings 🙂 I think my favourite characters are Steve Arnott and Kate Fleming and definitely my favourite episode was the last episode of Season 3 🙂

Let me know in the comments what you were loving in May ðŸ™‚

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