Wednesday, 30 December 2015

What I got for Christmas + Boxing Day sale shopping!

IKEA haul

Good Morning everyone, hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! Apologise for not posting sooner but I have been so busy with travelling., spending time with loved ones, and then travelling back to London to be at work bright and early on Tuesday but I am back with a quick post just to share what I got and what I bought!

First up is the photo above... this was actually my last big spending spree but I thought it make for a lovely start to the post because who doesn't love IKEA! I only popped in to get a few bits but we all know that a few bits never really means a few bits so I ended up with all this beautiful white coloured goodies! I did end up with too much and was not able to carry everything so I also treated myself to a taxi from North London all the way back to East London... No regrets. New year, new room decor!






I'm not gonna get in to too much detail but I got all these gifts from family and friends. I seem to be feeling a general theme going on here, like do they think I need to improve my general scent? or do I look unclean? haha anyway, I am appreciative of everything I got! My parents raised me in an environment where me and my siblings don't ask for gifts so I guess we were never a family that bought each other lavish gifts but I am not that fussed because it just means that I don't have to buy lavish gifts either haha!





I didn't buy any gifts this year, and thought I'd treat my little brother and sister by taking them shopping on boxing day so that they can chose their own presents... of course, while I was there, I picked up a few goodies for myself too! We went to Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet and went to all the stores, checking out the deals but to be honest, all I wanted to go to was the Nike store so that I can finally buy all my gym attire! Got my little brother and sister some trainers amongst other things and bought myself a whole lot of stuff so I am hoping to film a Nike haul/lookbook for my Youtube channel (which will hopefully be launching at the end of Jan)!

Now these trainers are actually the same as the ones that I did a post on a couple of months ago but I got them in half a size too small and it has been a little tight... I was so upset that they sold out of my size at the time and have been desperately browsing the internet to find them, so when I FINALLY found them in my size, I decided to just go ahead and get myself a couple of pairs, you know for emergencies and all that! I got mine for just over £50 each from Amazon, which isn't too bad considering they are Nike shoes!

Whilst I was in Paperchase, I picked up these little thank you cards because I often find myself in situations where I want to thank people but can never find a nice thank you card, and you dont want to just get them a box of chocos cause that just doesn't seem personal enough... so when I saw these little rose gold minimalist designed cards, I just had to grab them! £4 for 10 gorgeous cards isn't half bad at all!

and that is everything I got! Yes, I am aware that most of the stuff I got were mainly gifts that were from me to me but I really do not mind at all! haha! We gotta learn to treat ourselves once in a while eh? What did you get for Christmas? Let me know in the comments and don't forget to leave your links so that I can find your blog/social media accounts too!

Speak soon,
Grace
x


@the_queenbeach

8 comments:

  1. You received some lovely gifts! Hope you had a lovely Christmas :)

    Sarah | What Sarah Writes

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    1. I did thank you, I hope you did too! :)

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  2. Awesome Gifts and happy new year in advance. :)

    www.selestyme.com

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  3. Some great choices! I love the Body Shop set! Laura www.shehearts.net x

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    1. Me too, everything smells gorgeous in there without being too over powering x

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  4. Omg I'm so envious of your haul!!! The Jo malone stuff looks great and sounds like it smells delicious! I got that body shop gift set last year and every single thing in there was so useful!

    Macarons and Mischief

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    1. Haul posts to come promise! Oh yes, my dad does the classic... he gets me one every Christmas hahahaa I guess it makes sense, looks great, smells great and mega useful!

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