December faves

So with the craziness of Christmas and then NY I somehow forgot about December faves…until now! I love doing monthly faves so didn’t want to miss December out, so here goes! The top 5 things I was loving…

1. Santa Mug

So if you read my recent post about the bargains I picked up in Primark (Primark December Haul), you’ll have seen this little beauty before. I’m totally in love with this festive mug! I used it all over Christmas and would happily use it all year round, that’s totally acceptable isn’t it?! It’s such a great size and a lovely mug and was only £4!

2. Self Care

So I really felt self-care was important in December so tried to pamper and take care of myself as much as poss. It was a combination of tiredness, feeling run down, needing cheering up and generally just stopping and relaxing. It did me the world of good and definitely something I want to make sure I do as much as I can throughout 2017.

3. Festive Jumpers 

I’m a total sucker for a festive jumper so tried to wear as many as I could in December. This is one of my faves and a bit of a classier one I picked up from, yes you’ve guessed it, my fave shop Aspire.

4. Benefit Besties 


So I got this for Christmas  so only got to play with it a bit in December, but am totally in love with my Benefit Besties gift set. It’s full of Benefit’s best-selling products as minis and comes with a cute make up bag. I’m excited to use it throughout January and inevitably buy some of the full-sized products when these run out. I’m sure a review will be coming soon so look out for that on the blog. If you want to see what else I got for Christmas, you can find out here – What I got for Christmas 2016.

5. Lightbox 

So you might have seen this pop on my Instagram a few times in December if you follow me – my lightbox. Purchased from Iwoot, I’ve been loving using it to write messages. And I’ve not even put the light on it yet! It looks good enough off as it does on in my opinion. They seem really hard to get hold of at a decent price so I’m really glad to have one in my life.

So these are my top 5 for December. What did you love during the last month of the year? Let me know in the comments below!

Until next time…

Jean xoxo

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  1. January 7, 2017 / 7:47 pm

    I love the Santa Claus mug! I just love a pretty coffee mug. I post a lot of them on my Instagram page/

    • January 7, 2017 / 10:54 pm

      It’s cute isn’t it! I have a bit of a mug obsession 😄

  2. January 8, 2017 / 2:30 am

    I just purchased the Benefit Gimme Brow. I love it! Benefit has some great beauty products that I would love to purchase soon.

    • January 8, 2017 / 8:29 am

      I love benefit products, especially the eyebrow products! Can’t wait to buy more 🙂

  3. January 8, 2017 / 3:24 pm

    I love the light box. So fun as a photo prop. I need to get one. Soon!

    • January 8, 2017 / 3:26 pm

      Yeah it’s great! Hope you get your hands on one 🙂

  4. January 8, 2017 / 6:56 pm

    Fun stuff. I am sharing your quote on my own Facebook page next week. We need to remember to take care of ourselves!

    • January 8, 2017 / 6:58 pm

      Ahh that’s kind! Glad you liked it. Would it be ok for me to send you an updated one with my watermark on?

    • January 8, 2017 / 7:04 pm

      Sorry ignore that last comment, I put the correct water marked picture in the blog 🙂

  5. January 8, 2017 / 7:16 pm

    I want to get a lightbox! That is so cool. I also love jumpers, they are so comfy. We also follow several of the same blogs. I’d love to swap links with you as well 🙂

  6. January 8, 2017 / 7:17 pm

    The Santa Claus mug is so cute! I agree about take care of ourselves. It’s something we tend to forget especially in the hectic months like December.

    • January 8, 2017 / 8:00 pm

      Thanks! Definitely, self care is so important and shouldn’t be forgotten. Makes us feel so much better 😊

  7. January 8, 2017 / 10:11 pm

    I am also a huge advocate for self care, especially during the holiday months. Also, I’m obsessed with the light box.. now I really want one! Great list love, have a happy weekend!

    • January 8, 2017 / 11:30 pm

      It’s so important isn’t it?! Hehe hope you get your hands on one! Thank you very much, hope you’ve having a good one too 🙂

  8. January 9, 2017 / 2:47 pm

    Awesome recommendations indeed! Love the santa mug. So does my little girl. Looks true to life 🙂 . Amazing reminder on self-care!

    • January 9, 2017 / 4:30 pm

      Thank you! Glad you both like the mug 🙂 self care is so important.

  9. January 9, 2017 / 3:00 pm

    I used to have a santa mug similar to that (I have no idea where it went) but it is so adorable. Also I love the light box I definitely need to find me one of those

    • January 9, 2017 / 4:43 pm

      Thanks, glad you liked them 🙂

  10. January 9, 2017 / 5:36 pm

    I’ve wanted one of those light boxes for so long! Definitely need to get one soon. Also, self care is so important – it’s definitely something I’ve been giving a lot more thought so far this year 🙂 x

    • January 9, 2017 / 6:34 pm

      Hipe you get your hands on one! Yeah it definitely is, glad you’re putting it as more of a priority this year.

  11. January 11, 2017 / 2:17 am

    Really cute Christmas dress! I love getting all festive around Christmas!

  12. January 11, 2017 / 3:08 am

    Loved your December favorites, I also love cute mugs 😉 and I love benefit cosmetics too!! Taking care of ourselves is always important because I we can’t take care of ourselves how can we take care of others.

    Great Post!!
    Leslie xoxo…

    • January 11, 2017 / 7:09 am

      Thanks, I’m glad you liked what I’ve shared!

  13. January 11, 2017 / 4:27 am

    I have a similar mug in my cabinet, along with many other eclectic mugs. It is fun to find things that speak to you.

    • January 11, 2017 / 7:09 am

      I love a good mug!

  14. Megan mccoig
    January 11, 2017 / 8:11 am

    Ah such good Picks. I love the mug, I had one like that the previous Christmas. I would love to try the Benefit Babes kit as I’ve heard so many great reviews.

    • January 11, 2017 / 12:34 pm

      Thank you! You definitely should try them 🙂