The 12 Days of Geeking By Christmas is coming!

It has been a crazy year with so many ups and downs, and my confidence and activity have been all over the place. However, during that time my imagination has been working on overtime and I’ve been cooking up lots of new blog content. Some of you may remember this list I posted to Instagram several months ago teasing you all about what I was plotting – well folks, that was just the tip of the iceberg 😉 Activity has grinded to a halt right now because I’ve been helping my Mother-in-law move and so I’m saving it all up for December and the 12Read More →

5 Fandom Friday - Holiday traditions

New Bauble Each Year After hearing others talking about this one I decided I wanted to start it from next year; then we realised we got a new one last year in our stockings and Chris’ mum got us one this year too! So that tradition is officially started!   One Present on Christmas Eve This is a tradition that we’ve both had separately since we were kids, so of course we’re keeping it as a couple! You get to pick one, just one, present from under the tree to open. It’s not as easy as it sounds! As a couple we do have anRead More →

Sharing Saturday: Online advent calendars

Today I’m introducing you into the world of online advent calendar competitions – which are free to enter! I enter them every year and for the past couple of years have won several prizes. They’re great fun, a tad bit addictive and easy to take part in. There’s so many that I’m not going to list them, I’m just going to explain the types of competitions and then give you some sites where fabulous people have listed all the advent competitions they find. Updated for 2018!   Type of Advent Competitions   Instant Wins Instant wins are basically competitions which involve clicking an advent window,Read More →

Sharing Saturday: luxury chocolate advent calendars

  Rounded up the advent calendar Sharing Saturdays this month is luxury chocolate calendars! We’ve all had an advent calendar which promised chocolately goodness and failed miserably (I distinctly remember a pink chocolate Barbie one as a kid… urgh). So if none of the alternative advent calendars tickled your fancy indulge in some gorgeous chocolate in these calendars!   1 – The Advent for Two from Hotel Chocolat, £26.00. 2 – The Advent Calendar – Caramel from Hotel Chocolat, £12.50. 3 – Continental Advent Calendar from Thorntons, £12.50. 4 – Lindt Bear Advent Calendar from Sainsburys, £12.00. 5 – The Rocking Horse Advent Calendar fromRead More →