Saturday, 31 December 2016

New Year's Eve Makeup Menu

New Year's Eve makeup blog post

| The New Year's Eve Makeup Menu! |

*Sings* Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and auld lang syne. 

The last day of 2016 flew in quicker than any of us could fathom and in a few short hours, we'll be ringing in a fresh new year. Whether you're heading out for the evening or just staying in like myself, today is the perfect excuse to finish 2016 in style. And what better way to end the current year than going all out with your makeup? 

I'll be starting my NYE makeup with a full coverage base to hide my atrocious post-Christmas skin *insert monkey with his hands over his eyes emoji* Mac Studio Fix foundation is a medium-full coverage foundation but it's very easy to build it up, which covers every spot and imperfection. I certainly have a lot of those this week - Thanks, chocolate.

To perk up the skin I'll be applying the Mac Pro Longwear concealer to my under eyes and also using it to highlight. The colour is a shade lighter than my foundation so it brightens up my complexion without providing any shimmer or radiance so it doesn't accentuate my problematic skin.

One of my favourite winter blushes is Mac 'Warm Soul' {Review} as it provides a healthy glow to the skin which my dull complexion desperately needs. 

Another radiance boosting product is the NYX Liquid Illuminator. It's a pearlescent pink toned shade which makes my skin look much healthier than golden-toned highlighters. I like to apply this to my cheekbones and then dust a bit of 'Hemisphere' from the Sleek Solstice Highlighting palette over it. The two together provide a dewy, radiant ethereal finish which is just perfect for troubled post-Christmas skin.

Sleek solstice highlighting palette review
Mac Warm Soul blush review

I recently bought the Anastasia Beverley Hills palette and before that I had never tried any ABH products, but it's safe to say I wasn't left disappointed. There'll be a full review up on the blog in the next few weeks {How could I not?} but all I'll say until then is: The palette houses a wide selection of warm shades including browns, gold, burnt orange and burgundy/deep pink shades. The palette was basically made for me as I wear all of these shades on a day-to-day basis. One word. Four letters. Love! 

For the day that's in it I've decided to wear lashes and I've chosen a pair from Nouveau Lashes*. Today I've gone for the Glamour Style 1 as they make a statement for NYE! Voluminous, long, fluttery lashes is the result you get, so farewell short stubby lashes *wink wink* These lashes are incredibly easy to apply, even for a false lash novice like me and the quality is incredible. 

I've also decided to sport winged liner and my current favourite eyeliner is the Soap & Glory Supercat liner. At first, I didn't actually like this but recently I dug it out again to give it another go. I got the hang of using it and it has since replaced my other beloved liners. The pigmentation is intensely black and once you get used to using it it's very easy to apply. I'll definitely be repurchasing it in the future!

Anastasia Modern Renaissance Palette review

For the lips, I've decided to go for something bright and my product of choice is my Nars Satin Lip Pencil in 'Yu'. This is a bright fuschia shade from their Digital World gift set {review} they released for Christmas. Like all of their lip pencils, the formula is creamy so it glides onto the lips effortlessly, the pigmentation is spot on, they're comfortable to wear and the staying power is very good also. They're one of my favourite lipstick formulas alongside Mac and Charlotte Tilbury. 

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Thursday, 29 December 2016

A Year Of Outfits & The Best Of In 2016

| 2016 Outfits & Top 9 Blog Posts Of The Year! | 

It's almost time to close the last chapter of another year and step into the first chapter of a new year. 2016 wasn't the best year, both personally and in terms of world events. Despite that, I think this was the best year for my blog in relation to content and growth. I finally learnt that I can't control what goes on in the world or what life throws at me, but one thing I can control is my blog. And so I decided to pour my heart and soul into my space on the internet to make it a happy place for me (and hopefully others) to come to and forget what's going on, even just for a few moments. 

I'm pleased to say that I've achieved that and I wanted to reflect on some of my 2016 posts in some way. Last year I did a roundup of my favourite outfits in 2015 and this year I decided to do something very similar. I love the post that I did last year because I can look back on it and compare my outfits in 2016 to see how my style has evolved. 

It's also a great way for me to see how my outfit photography and fashion posts have improved. One of my 2015 goals was to improve my outfit photography and I accomplished that as my photos improved drastically. My 2016 photography goal was more focused on improving my flatlays and product photography, but I feel as though my outfit photography has further improved this year as well. I feel a lot more confident with posing and I no longer care what people around me think as I'm shooting. I've also found some amazing new locations to shoot in and I'm excited to discover more of my city in 2017 as I hunt for appropriate locations for future outfit posts.


3. The End Of An Era

The outfit posts were in their minority last Spring as you might remember I was buried under endless piles of books in preparation for the LC. My outfits weren't really that exciting so you didn't miss much but one outfit that I lived in was the monochrome one on the right-hand side of the photo. It was fuss-free, casual and comfortable which was perfect for studying! I practically lived in it every day.


In all honesty, I hate summer style as I don't feel like I've 'nailed it' yet. One of my 2017 style goals is to be more comfortable with summer fashion. One outfit that I was obsessed with though was the burnt orange loose jogger-style trousers paired with one of my favourite River Island tops. The outfit was loose and comfy, and I'm even looking forward to sporting it again next summer!

Transitional Style:

The biggest transitioning period of the year is always the beginning of Autumn as you can feel the cold creeping in a lot more drastically than you would feel the arrival of warmer weather. I find that time of year incredibly easy to dress for as you can quickly throw on a few light layers. The lace-up trend was very popular this year and as you can see from the photos I was a fan! The lace-up jumper and lace-up skirt both from Missguided were two of my favourite style pieces in 2016. 


I wonder what my favourite season could be? The copious amount of outfit posts I shot during the Autumn speak for themselves and confirm my love of Autumn. It's the best time to shoot outfits as I get to wear a cosy outfit which we all know I'm obsessed with, but my fingers don't go numb with the freezing temperatures! 

During the Autumn my style sort of evolved as I started to incorporate capsule outfits into my style. I've always been very fond of unique, girly outfits and whilst that element is still present with some blush pink making an appearance and that elegant Blair Waldorf-esque outfit in the V By Very for Littlewoods Ireland post, I wanted to create a few basic outfits that I could wear for almost every occasion. The khaki blazer from Zara and my camel coat are the perfect capsule items and I'm so glad that I added them to my wardrobe!  

Winter outfit roundup

The Winter is only really beginning as we usually get a very cold January and February so there'll be lots more Winter style to come. But for the moment we have two cosy outfits that are perfect for the chilly weather - Now all I need is a bit of snow to go with them *wink wink*

The Best Of in 2016

1. How I Tripled My Instagram Following In 1 Year

2. The Best Of The Rose Gold Packaging

3. How To Take Bright & Airy Instagram Photos

4. How To Improve Your Outfit Photography

5. My First Charlotte Tilbury Lipstick

6. Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Pop Review

7. 15 Autumnal Blog Post Ideas

8. Christmas Gift Guide Part 1: Stocking Fillers

9. Top 5 Concealers

I wanted to do something a little bit different to last year's version of this post so I decided to incorporate the top nine posts that were very well received this past year. What I've learnt from this is, blog tips are very popular so it's something that I need to start incorporating into my blog a little bit more in 2017. Beauty posts are also very popular so I'll keep those rolling out in the New Year too. But I'd love to know what type of posts are your favourite to read! I'm very excited to start planning my content for the New Year and I'm hoping that things on will be bigger and better!

Which outfit was your favourite?

Cliona xx

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Wednesday, 28 December 2016

The Highlighter Edit

Highlighter collection blog post

| My favourite highlighters for the party season! |

Christmas may be over but there's still a few days left of party season and of course, the biggest party night of the year is fast approaching. Is there a better way to ring in the New Year than with a bit of sparkle? Not in my book! NYE is the perfect excuse to wear lots of highlighter so I thought I'd share my favourite highlighters that would be perfect for the big countdown on Saturday night.....

Sleek Solstice Highlighting Palette:
Four highlighters encased in a gold quad - Could you get any more festive than that? The palette contains two baked highlighters which are highly pigmented and provide a high-sheen finish to the skin which is just out of this world. They're both my favourite shades in the palette! One is a lilac shade, 'Hemisphere', which is very different to what I'm used to but it's actually the one I reach for the most. It transfers onto the skin as a white/silver shade which looks a lot less subtle than what you think it would look like judging from the pan. The yellow shade called 'Subsolar' is quite shimmery also but it doesn't provide the same sheen as the other two. I love all three of the powders but I don't find the cream highlighter that good. All in all, it's a great budget palette and it's definitely worth purchasing!

Hourglass Surreal Light Ambient Lighting palette:
I love everything about this palette and the highlighter, 'Surreal Strobe Light', is beautiful. It's a warm peachy highlight shade with golden flecks of shimmer running through it. It's quite a statement highlighter and it reminds me slightly of Becca Champagne Pop. 

Nyx Liquid Illuminator:
I was never overly impressed with liquid highlighters until I tried this NYX gem. It comes in two shades; I have 'Sunbeam which is a pearlescent pink toned shade. It's quite shimmery compared to Mac strobe cream so I can't wear it all over the face under my foundation. Although, it does look lovely mixed in with a matte foundation but I have to be careful to only use a small amount as it's easy to go overboard with the product. It's versatile in that you can apply a tiny amount to your cheekbones etc. for a bit of a natural everyday radiance or you can apply a larger amount for the 'wet look' - It's gorgeous paired with a burgundy lip during the colder months! Overall, this little budget product is pretty amazing and as a result, I have my eye on the Cover FX drops and the Nars Copacabana illuminator. *insert love heart eye emoji*

Highlighter collection & swatches blog post

The Pippa Palette {review}:
You always know a product is good when you've hit pan but I'm actually very sad to have hit pan {majorly by the way!} on this highlighter as it's one of my favourites. The swatch photo doesn't do it justice at all because it's very pigmented and dewy - Which isn't showing up in the photo, damn Winter lighting! It provides a subtle glow and the shimmer in it is finely milled so it's hardly noticeable on the skin, making it look very natural and dare I say it, like you #wokeuplikethis *wink wink*

The Balm Mary-Lou Manizer:
I added this cult product to my collection only recently and it's easy to see why it's loved by so many. It's a golden champagne shade and the powder itself feels silky smooth making it a dream to apply. It's very pigmented and the shimmer particles are minuscule so it doesn't really show up on the skin. Similarly to Lulu in the Pippa Palette, it provides a radiant look to the skin rather than a shimmery/ high sheen finish like the result you get with the Sleek highlighters. You can apply it lightly for a subtle look or build it up also which is my preferred method - There's no such thing as wearing too much highlight in my opinion ;-)

Catrice High Glow Mineral Highlighting Powder:
This is another baked highlighter which packs a punch to the skin in terms of both shimmer and pigmentation. It provides a similar high sheen finish to the sleek baked highlighters but a bit less shimmery. It's a stunning pearlescent silver shade that looks quite similar Mac Lightscapade and it's just as pigmented! This is a budget-friendly highlighter costing around the €4 or €5 mark so if I were you I'd head to my local Penneys to stock up! 

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Pop {review}:
Do I even need to talk about this one? I've mentioned it so many times because it is just the best highlighter I've ever come across! Its golden peachy shade, incredible pigmentation and luxurious formula are all factors that keep me coming back to it time and time again.  

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Tuesday, 27 December 2016

2016 Makeup Favourites

2016 Makeup Favourites

| My most used makeup products in 2016! |

2017 is fast approaching and as the current year is drawing to a close I've been reflecting back on the year. Being the beauty addict that I am, I've not only been reflecting back on memories and events throughout the year but I've also been thinking about all of my most used products in the past 365 days. This is the first of my 2016 favourites series as I'll be doing a reading roundup and beauty & lifestyle favourites so they're coming to a computer screen near you during the first week of January. But for now, grab a cuppa and pen & paper because this post might have you feeling spendy.....

I tried and tested a vast array of foundations throughout the year but the three standouts were Charlotte Tilbury Magic Foundation, Revlon Colourstay and L'oreal True Match {review of all 3} The CT offering has a medium but buildable finish so it covers my imperfections without the need for a concealer {except when there's a large crater on my face - You know what I mean *wink wink*} It has a demi-matte finish which is quite unique to anything else in my collection. It provides a matte finish to the skin but it also perks up a dull complexion, making skin appear fresh and healthy looking. It's perfect if you like a matte foundation but your skin is looking a little lacklustre. 

The Revlon foundation is a very full coverage foundation and I was obsessed with it when my skin was breaking out during the leaving cert. The formula is less thick than the CT foundation so it's really quick and effortless to apply, making it a great everyday foundation if your skin isn't behaving. 

L'oreal True Match is a lighter base that provides a light to medium coverage. It gives a flawless natural look to the skin and the satin finish is beautiful. It's a great everyday foundation and it's been a firm favourite in my makeup bag this year. 

Concealers {Read My Top 5 Concealers Post}:
I couldn't go a day without even a little bit of concealer and the best concealer discovery of the year for me is without a doubt the Urban Decay Naked Skin concealer. This lightweight concealer feels like you have nothing on and doesn't crease or fade throughout the day. It's one of very few concealers that I use on both spots and imperfections as well as under the eyes. Most concealers I own are good for doing either but this provides amazing results for concealing all areas of the face. 

Another concealer favourite was the Catrice Camouflage Cream concealer. This is a heavy duty concealer that I use to cover spots. It's full coverage so it covers even the worst spots so if you have acne or blemish prone skin then I'd highly recommend it!

My last concealer favourite is a highlighting option for under the eyes as well as cream highlighting. I am of course talking about Mac's Prep & Prime Highlighting Pen. It's great for brightening up the complexion and it has a medium coverage so it conceals dark circles as well as brightening under the eyes. 

Urban Decay naked skin concealer review

If you're a regular around here then you'll know that I bought the Becca Champagne Pop Highlighter {review} this year and at this stage, I think I've mentioned it at least hundred times on my blog and social media. It's honestly the best highlighter ever! The pigmentation is out of this world and I love the golden peachy shade. I've heard a couple of people who have pale skin say they don't like the shade of this one but the Becca highlighters come in a wide variety of shades so there's something to suit everyone. Personally, I think it looks really nice on my pale skin but it's definitely on the warmer side so if you prefer a cooler toned highlighter then Moonstone or Opal is probably the best option for you. They're both on my wish list!

Nars do the best blushes in my opinion and the one that I found myself reaching for a lot this year was 'Luster'. A gorgeous golden apricot shade that looks amazing in both the Summer and the Winter!

2016 makeup favourites blog post

I've had quite a few palette additions to my collection this year - sorry, not sorry! - but one of my most used was The Pippa Palette {review}. The palette contains 6 matte eyeshadows, a blush, a highlighter and a bronzer so it's really handy to have everything in one neat compact palette. If you travel a lot or if you frequently do your makeup on the way to work, school etc then this is ideal for you! I'm obsessed with all of the eyeshadow shades as they're perfect for everyday wear and the bronzer, blush and highlighter are incredible too!

This will probably come as no surprise to most of you but another palette that wowed me was the Hourglass Surreal Light Ambient Lighting palette {review}. Five beautiful light-reflecting powders housed in marble print packaging to add radiance to lacklustre skin {thanks Winter!} as well as looking pretty on top of my dressing table - The most important function of a product, am I right? *insert winking emoji*

2016 makeup favourites blog post

I received the Bourjois Volume 1 Seconde mascara for Christmas last year and it was my most used mascara of the year. It basically does everything from providing volume to length as well as curling the lashes. It's an incredible budget mascara!

I bought the Sleek Brow Kit in 2015 but it wasn't until this year that I started to use it on a daily basis. I wasn't that keen on it when I first tried it but when my brow product that I was using at the time ran out this was the only product I had and I didn't have time to go to Boots. I'm so glad that I rediscovered it as the wax in the kit is amazing for providing defined, fuller looking brows. 

My favourite Autumnal palette for creating a warm smoky eye was the Charlotte Tilbury Dolce Vita quad. I had never tried CT eyeshadows before this year but I wasn't disappointed! The quality of the shadows in this quad are extraordinary and I have a few of the Eyes To Mesmerise shadows and Colour Chameleons on my wish list for 2017 so hopefully they'll be as good as the palette.

For a neutral everyday look, I wore my Nars eyeshadow duo in 'St-Paul-De-Vence'. The sleek minimalistic packaging that Nars are known for houses a pinky rose-gold shade and a matte brown. The two eyeshadows look perfect together and I love wearing the look with a burgundy lip during the colder months. 

2016 makeup favourites blog post

2016 saw an expansion of my nude lipstick collection - you can never have too many! - and the standout combination was Mac Brave Lipstick paired with Mac Soar Lipliner. The perfect nude combination to achieve that famous 'Kylie Jenner Lip'!

Another nude lipstick favourite was the Nars Velvet Matte lip pencil in 'Sex Machine'. I bought this last year but I only fell in love with it this year. The pink mauve shade is the perfect everyday nude and the pencil applicator makes it very easy to use. I love the formula of these pencils as they glide on effortlessly and last a good few hours. 

2016 makeup favourites blog post

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Monday, 26 December 2016

The Post-Christmas Lazy Day Edit

Post christmas makeup menu

| A Guide To The Ultimate Lazy Stephen's Day! |

Christmas Day is over for another year and I don't know about you, but I still feel like I'm in a food coma after last night's feast *insert winking emoji* After yesterday's indulgence {and advent chocolate throughout the month} my skin isn't feeling the greatest so a minimal makeup menu, loose comfy pyjamas and a skin pamper is on the cards for me today.

I don't usually wear makeup on lazy days but I like to on Stephen's Day otherwise I'd feel a bit groggy. Minimal makeup is the way to go, and the perfect light fuss-free base is the Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Foundation. This lightweight dewy base provides a gorgeous luminosity to the skin making my skin look fresh and radiant. I'll also be applying a small bit of concealer under my eyes to brighten things up a little. I've been reaching for the NYX HD Concealer recently as the creamy formula feels lightweight on the skin and it provides medium coverage which is perfect for covering my minor dark circles - Although come to think of it, they're not minor today *wink wink* To finish off my complexion, I'll be adding a pop of highlight in the form of The Balm Mary-Lou Manizer.

I couldn't go a day without filling in my brows so the Hi Impact Brows palette* {review} is the perfect choice for a minimal makeup kinda day. With four different shades, there's bound to be one to suit everyone and the powder formula means that you can use it light handed for a natural look like I've opted for today, or you can also build it up for a stronger look if you're hitting the town this week. 

I'm keeping the eyes simple today with Mac 'Haux' Eyeshadow all over the lid and a pop of highlight on the inner corner. I'll be finishing off the eyes with a bit of mascara and today's product of choice is Maybelline Lash Sensational* {review}. This provides great length and volume to the lashes as well as lifting them and curling them to make the eyes look more awake - Which is definitely needed after a late one last night!

The last product I'll be reaching for today is my Nars Satin Lip Pencil in 'Torres Del Paine'. This bright peachy coral shade will brighten up my makeup providing a fresh natural look which is perfect for a lazy day. 

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Christmas Day can be a little overwhelming as well as the busy time in the lead up to it, so I always end up feeling a little wiped out. That's why having a lazy St Stephen's Day is one of the best parts about Christmas for me. It's the only day of the year that I truly just relax and do nothing. I'm the worst for relaxing, I'm the type of person that says they're having a lazy day but I'll still get up, get dressed and do a few productive things. I just can't sit still but on Stephen's Day I allow myself to stay in my pyjamas, watch movies all day and hardly go on social media {apart from an Instagram post or two - I couldn't go a day without IG, haha!} This year I'm spending a couple of hours with my extended family but the rest of the day will be a lazy one for me!

The best way to spend a lazy day is having a long hot soak in the bath. My favourite bath product in 2016 was without a doubt the Zoella Bath Latte from the Sweet Inspirations range. It creates a tonne of bubbles and the warm almond scent that diffuses through the entire bathroom is perfect for the festive period. I'll also be reaching for the Clinique Take The Day Off cleansing balm which has been my favourite cleanser at the moment. The creamy hydrating formula is perfect to help nourish the skin, which is badly needed because I don't know about you, but I never drink enough water during the festive period *insert monkey with his hands over his eyes emoji*

Before I have a movie marathon in the evening, I'll get cosy by the tree, light The White Company Winter candle {review} and read my book for a few hours. I've just finished Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard so I'm trying to decide between The Chemist by Stephenie Meyer or Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll to read next. 

And lastly it wouldn't be Christmas without a few festive chocolates so I'll be digging into the boxes of Heroes and Celebrations!

What are your lazy Stephen's Day / Boxing Day essentials?

Cliona xx

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Saturday, 24 December 2016

Cosy Christmas Eve Essentials

Christmas eve routine

| My essentials for a cosy Christmas Eve! |

*Sings* It was Christmas Eve babe....

Christmas Eve is upon us and I'm headed into town for a Christmas coffee and to see the Christmas lights before the preparations for tomorrow begin. In recent years, I've come to the conclusion that I much prefer Christmas Eve to Christmas Day as there's nothing like the exciting anticipation of waiting for the big day. I still feel like a kid waiting for Santa Clause, but instead of being solely excited about the presents {Come on, admit it, we were all like that as a child, haha!} I'm wholeheartedly excited to spend the day with my family. I see my family all of the time as we're very close but there's something extra special about it on Christmas. I'm always excited to see my family members' faces when they unwrap the gifts I've bought them, especially now that my niece is three so she understands Christmas a lot more. You really can't beat the gift of giving, as they say. 

Another reason why I love Christmas Eve is because I like to spend half the day taking the time to myself to relax and practice mindfulness. This is something that has become a very important aspect of my life as it helps my anxiety a lot and Christmas isn't easy when you have anxiety. So allowing myself to take a few moments to relax in this way is essential for me to have a good Christmas. 

1. Christmas Jumper:
I've dug out my cosy Christmas jumper that I bought in New Look last year. It has a soft woollen material on the inside so it's very cosy and comfortable to wear. It's not a loose fit but it's not tight either so it's ideal for my plans to eat a tonne of Celebrations *insert piggy emoji* I've paired it with a faux fur bomber jacket for the ultimate cosy ensemble. 

Christmas jumper outfit

2. Present Wrapping:
I've been busy this week with preparing blog posts and social media for over the Christmas holidays so I can switch off and relax. As a result, I haven't had the chance to finish my wrapping yet so I'll be taking an hour out today to get it done and I plan on blasting a Christmas playlist at full volume whilst I do so - Sorry neighbours but it is the time to be jolly, haha! 

Christmas eve routine

3. Pamper Routine:
I love having a pamper routine, especially during the Christmas holidays so I'll be running myself a sweet smelling bath courtesy of the Zoella Bath Latte. I'll be lighting one of my favourite festive candles - The White Company Winter candle - which diffuses the warm citrusy aroma throughout my home, making it smell like mulled wine. You can't get more Christmassy than that! I'll also be popping on an Origins mask as well as slathering on my current moisturiser from Roger & Gallet {review}. 

Christmas Eve Routine

4. Reading By The Tree:
After I've relaxed in the bath I like to extend the relaxed feeling by sitting by the tree and delving into the world of a good book. I'm currently reading Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard which is the second book in a dystopian sequel. I've nearly finished it and the last book had a huge plot twist at the end so I'm eager to see if there's another exciting twist at the end of this one. 

5. Christmas Movie Marathon:
I love a good movie marathon and they're even better at Christmas time. The line-up for this evening is Home Alone, Christmas with the Coopers and I might see if I can fit in the third Santa Clause movie too. 

Christmas Eve routine
Christmas eve routine blog post

6. Festive Hot Chocolate:
You can't have a Christmas movie marathon without hot chocolate so I'll be making a Terry's orange hot chocolate this evening. Terry's is a Christmas classic so pairing it with another Christmas classic - hot chocolate - makes for the perfect Christmas Eve combo!

7. Christmas Pyjamas & Bedding:
Putting fresh sheets on has been a Christmas Eve tradition of mine since I was a child so I'll be putting a cosy set of Christmas bedding on that I got in Penneys last year. Another tradition of mine is to buy a new pair of pyjamas and this year I bought a set with purple reindeer on them - So cute!

I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas!

What are your cosy Christmas Eve essentials?

Cliona xx

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