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My “Grown Up” Christmas List


Generally, every girl has a ‘wish list’ when it comes to Christmas. My current one is expanding, and I have been online more than I ever have been in my life!!! Even if it’s not on budget, I still am tempted to just browse, and add to a “WISH” list in my MS Word, so that I can refer to it when I am at home.

According to “The Age”, Australia is to spend 8.8 billion on Christmas presents this year!! With more than half of it spending on credit/store cards. I couldn’t believe the statistics! Now, that is why I got rid of my credit card. Been there, done that! I had one when I was in Melbourne and it was so easy to spend on things whenever you want, however you want. This year I decided not to go down that road, and try and save as much as I can to do the things I love and want in 2017, so I can pursue and follow my dreams.

So, here is my ‘grown up christmas list’ that will probably be on my list for the next year too!

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Fortnum & Mason Favourites


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I have come across a few favourites……. Well, ALOT actually……

I couldn’t help myself but google Fortnum and Mason today. It has been a dream the past couple of years to visit London, and enjoy a high-tea there. It is on my LIST! I haven’t visited London just yet, but I know that I will get there one day! There is something about that place, coffee shops, museums, art galleries, bookshops, and so much MORE!!!! I enjoy watching “Ladies of London” every now and then too.

Find here a number of items I found on F&M’s website – ROYAL COLLECTION

I am in LOVE with this pink mug, Halycon Days Her Majesty The Queens 90th Birthday Mug in Pink

QUEENS 90th PINK MUG

Halycon Days is a London brand. It is an English fine bone china mug that is finished with an intricate trellis design. Featuring a wreath of golden flourishes that frames the inscription ‘In Celebration of the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 21st April 2016’, this mug makes a wonderful addition to any home.

I am LOVING the GIFT section. They have a WIDE range of Bath and Body, Skincare, Handbags and purses, fragrances, jewellery, scarfs, flowers, tea, china and silverware, and hampers! There is so much to shop!!!!

There are TWO kinds of tea that I want to buy.

Queen Anne Blend Tea

Created in 1907, this popular blend is named after the monarch who was on the throne in the year that Fortnum & Mason actually began. The smooth blend of carefully selected TGFOP Assam and Ceylon FBOP teas produces a strong, smooth tea that is refreshing at any time of day.

QUEEN ANNE BLEND TEA

 

Royal Blend Tea

This luxury tea is classic. It has ceylon and assam. It was actually first blended for King Edward VII in the summer of 1902, Royal Blend has been popular ever since for its smooth, almost honey-like flavour.

ROYAL BLEND TEA

There is also a tea towel that I absolutely ADORE!

It is ‘Her Majesty The Queens 90th Birthday Tea Towel

This beautifully designed tea towel commemorates The Queen’s 90th in true royal fashion. Made in the UK from 100% cotton, this tea towel is finished in royal blue and features an inscription celebrating the UK’s longest reigning monarch.

QUEENS 90th TOWEL

and of course, I want to get a bag that represents……

F&M BAG

They even have a lunch box you can buy!!!!

So that’s just a few to add to my ever-growing list on what to buy. I think that when I DO get to London, I will probably need just about ten grand!!!!

Harrods and Selfridges here I come!!!! World-class shopping is EVERYTHING.

Harrods has Chanel Cosmetics such as the Soleil Tan De Chanel Bronzing Makeup Base. The velvety finish of this light cream-gel bronzer leaves your skin with a beautiful sun-bathed look. Wear it on its own, or for a hint of outdoors radiance, over or under your favourite CHANEL foundation.

CHANEL BRONZER

 

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HARRODS AT NIGHT

 

HARRODS:

87-135 Brompton Road

Knightsbridge, LONDON

Opening hours:

Monday through to Saturday: 10am – 9PM

Sunday: 11:30 – 6PM

And Selfridges also has Chanel, along with NARS, MAC, Christian Loubiton, Tom Ford and Charlotte Tilbury, Giorgio Armani and so much MORE!!!!

Exclusive to Selfridges, they have THE ESTEE EDIT BY ESTEE LAUDER
Flash illuminator 25m

FLASH ILLUMINATOR

Estée Lauder Flash Illuminator instantly highlights skin and provides nourishing ingredients like hyaluronic acid, the moisture magnet. Lightweight and non-sticky, this balm glides effortlessly over skin for a baby-soft finish, while its blend of micro-fine pearls ensures extra luminosity. Wear alone to highlight, strobe, blush or shade, or mix in with your foundation for a super sexy all-over-glow.

You can also find it on the Sephora website for $28.

 

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Selfridges & Co
400 Oxford Street
London
W1A 1AB

OPENING HOURS

Monday 9.30 – 22.00
Tuesday 9.30 – 22.00
Wednesday 9.30 – 22.00
Thursday 9.30 – 22.00
Friday 9.30 – 22.00
Saturday 9.30 – 22.00
Sunday 11.30 – 18.00

PINK LOVE HEART

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Exquisite Emmalisa

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Christmas Gift Ideas


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I can not believe how CLOSE we are getting towards this Christmas. Christmas is a beautiful time of year, and I love that it is about love, giving and family. To me, they are the most important things in life, and when I give I find that I get blessed in return.

I’m a firm believer of giving, and this morning I was talking to a lady in a jewellery store, and she was telling me about the rapper, Akon had donated all of his billions of wealth to charity. Now that is what I call a GOOD man!!! I was overwhelmed by the amount of money he GAVE!!!! This is something to think about and ponder, and there are some gift giving ideas with Priceline!!!

Priceline has some top picks but I am going to share with you some of my favourites, and what I would like to buy for the New Year.

There are gift ideas for UNDER $10, $20 and $30!!!!

  1. There is a Versace Women’s Miniature Set 5 pack for $59.00 which is a highly sophisticated brand that any girl would love!!! It would look lovely displayed on a dressing table.

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2. One of my favourite brands is Sukin, and there is a Sukin Gorgeous Getaways 250 mL Travel Pack for $19.99. It looks luxurious, and has a few products you can dabble with!!

3. Mineral Spa Mineral Spa Mini Foot Pack 2 pack consists of a Peppermint Leaf Foot Scrub and White Pumice Stone. This is a great gift idea if you’re looking for something to suit your budget as it is only $5!!!! And you can treat yourself, it is that CHEAP!!!!

4. The Nude By Nature Bronzed Beauty Gift Set 2 pack is a must have for this Summer!! If you want to get a tanned glow, and look pretty and bronzed for when you’re out at the beach. I love the brush as one side is for blush, and the other side is for contouring. It is only $39.95.

5. There is a range of Sanctuary Spa products from a lotion to scrub, body butter, and body moisture spray, but there is something called a Little Tin of Treats for only $14.99 which includes a Cleansing Burst Body Wash, White Lily Damask Rose Body Wash and Green Lemon & Orange Blossom Body Wash. This would be a luxurious gift! Also, try the Sanctuary Daily Spa Escape Fragrance Hot Sugar Scrub for a feeling of pampering which is only $11.99.

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There is also a pack called “Tin of Good Intentions”, which is $34.99 which includes a Cleansing Burst Body Wash, Gentle Polish Body Scrub and Silky Smooth Body Lotion. This looks divine, and all these products go hand in hand.

6. Lastly, whether you choose this as a gift or for yourself I absolutely love this product Renewing Argan Oil of Moroccan Penetrating Oil which is a treatment for your hair. Argan oil protects from styling heat and UV damage and strengthens your hair. You save 25%, and is $18.74

There are great gift ideas for children as well, if your a mum that wants to spoil your kid!!! Don’t forget to check out the Priceline Website for tutorials on how to do your make up. It is under the “Beauty School” tab. There is waaaay too much to choose from!!!!

Exquisite Emmalisa

P.S. Maybe you can get your bestie a pink hair straightener for only $14.95!!!

Have you started your Christmas Shopping yet?

What can you do this year to do more than just give?

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