Hope you all had a lovely Christmas! It’s been so nice spending the last few days relaxing with the family, and if I’m honest I’ve been spoilt rotten!
I love giving presents even more than I love receiving them… this year I decided to go for minimalist wrapping with plain brown paper and cute ribbon that I found in Copenhagen.
Me and my family all agree that it’s nicer to buy lots of little presents, and this year I got some gorgeous little bits and pieces.
More new PJs, which believe it or not are from Primark like the previous pair I posted about last month- I love the prints!
I think one of my favourite gifts this year was this 1947 copy of Good Housekeeping and these vintage Limoges pieces- a needlebox and miniature perfume bottles in their own little basket.
Homemade peppermint marshmallows ♥
Hot chocolate with an iceberg of peppermint marshmallow
So now all the commotion of Christmas is over, it seems just about time to start stressing about plans for New Year.. do you have your plans sorted yet? I’m looking forward to having a few chilled out days to catch up on my reading – and by that I mean blogs and books!
Great gifts! I do agree that little things can sometimes be the best in terms of presents 🙂 That needlebox is so beautiful!
no plans yet… have a great holiday season!!!
Beautiful post, darling!
Love your packaging!
I love your simple wrapping! It looks too good to open 🙂
I love that pj print, and your marshmallows turned out so good! It looks like you had a very merry Christmas!
– Catherine @ The Spring
what lovely gifts! that mug is great 🙂
You've received some lovely gifts, the miniature bottles in the baskets are so cute. I love the Christmas skirt in the below post as well. Happy New Year.
peppermint marshmallows!!?? ahhh i want.
your christmas sounds so lovely. & i am loving your blog <3 !
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ummm delicious! love the cup!
Much love from the SABO SKIRT girls!
Love the minimalist wrapping 🙂 And "Eat Cake and Move On" are words to live by! Happy New Year!!
looks like your presents are good 🙂
Lovely presents! Yum, I want the peppermint marshmallows! <3
An I love the vintage presses! I love the good housekeeping book!
I wish you a happy new year and keep walking with this blog !
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Ooh PJs are the greatest gift! I love the idea of wrapping presents with brown paper – so pretty! Wishing you all the best in 2012! 🙂
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happy 2012 ❤
Nice post !
Happy new year
You got such beautiful gifts 🙂 and I love the wrapping, it's very original!
I didn't get many gifts this year, I asked for donations to my "Prada bag fund" instead hehe
You got some lovely gifts, I love the print of your pjs (primark do some lovely ones, don't they), and the way you wrapped the presents. I was so terrible at wrapping :-/! xo
I have been doing the same thing this holiday, its been sooooo long since I have had the time to just sit and read, so this week I have gone through 3 books already!! Bliss!