What I got for Christmas

What I got for Christmas

I wasn’t sure if I was going to do a What I got got Christmas post this year, but after seeing everybody else’s posts, I decided what the heck, just do it. I didn’t get a huge amount for Christmas, we always stay rather low key in relation to presents, but I love everything that I got. I’m definitely not bragging in this post. If you don’t like these posts then feel free to skip it, but I know a lot of people do like them. So lets get into it…

What I got for Christmas

One of my favourite presents that I got this year was a corkboard from my parents. I’ve been thinking of buying a corkboard from ages so I’m happy to finally have one. My parents also got a me a really cute mug from New Look that says Wifi, Coffee and my Bed, which is pretty much my life so it’s perfect for me (and will look great in instagram photos). Mum always picks me out something hair product related and this year she got me a Tresemme set. This set includes a shampoo, conditioner and a 7 day straightening treatment, that all came in a heat proof bag. They also very sweetly paid for my web hosting allowing me to switch over to wordpress, and gave me a gift card for a beauty salon. I haven’t decided yet if I’ll use this for a facial or a massage.

I got another cute Wonder Woman mug from my boyfriend John, and he also bought me lots of chocolate: Ferrero Rochers, and two packs of chocolate from my favourite- Hotel Choclat. He also got me a Northern Lights bath bomb from Lush, which I used for a lovely bath after our mountain biking experience at New Years! Johns parents bought me a lovely travel book, which I can’t wait get filling up, and his sister bought me a lovely mug and bath set.

What I got for Christmas

What I got for Christmas

I also got some really great gifts from my friends. Laura bought me a lovely notebook and pen which I will definitely be putting to good use with my blog. She also bought me the most gorgeous Zodiac candle from a company called Typo. Rosie bought me an awesome gin cocktail book that I can’t wait to get using, and you can be sure I’ll be sharing some of the recipes on the blog! She also got me a collection of hot sauces that she thought me and my boyfriend could use together, a Ted Baker lipstick and nail polish set, and mojito bonbons.

What did you get for Christmas?

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  • That mug speaks with to me on a personal level
    Thanks for sharing
    xx

    Lizzie | Takeoffs & Landings

    • Ha I think it speaks to a lot of people! Thank you for reading
      x Lauren

  • Charlotte

    I always love looking at what everyone got for christmas, maybe it’s because I’m nosey haha! I adore that mug you got; so relatable!
    Charlotte / Charlotte’s Picks

  • Jasmin N

    Oh I love reading these! I also need that mug haha πŸ˜€

    β™₯ Jasmin N
    Little Things With Jassy
    Bloglovin’

    • Everybody is saying that Jasmin! It’s definitely a very popular cup ha
      x Lauren

  • Ah you got some amazing stuff! I looooove the mug! Fab post lovely πŸ™‚ xxx
    http://www.rachelxblog.com

  • Lucy

    I personally love these posts. Love the Wifi mug lol!! I need it in my life.
    I hope you enjoy your facial or massage! xxxxxx

    lucylovesbeautyxo.com

  • Sian…

    I’m like everyone else: I love that mug! It sounds like you got some great gifts that fit your personality and what you’re into! Great post πŸ™‚

    Sian x
    http://theenglisheverygirl.blogspot.co.uk/

    • Thanks Sian, I definitely love everything I got, it’s all very me
      x Lauren

  • Ah such a lovely post, I find What I got for Christmas posts are fun to read! Looks like you had the perfect bloggers Christmas, with the web hosting, Instagramable mug etc. Ted Baker always have gorgeous packaging, and the set you received looks pretty. πŸ™‚ xx

    Helen | Helens Fashion & Beauty Blog

    • I find them fun to read as well! Yes it really was a perfect bloggers Christmas!
      x Lauren

  • ADoseOfChatter

    The gin cocktail book looks right up my street, can’t wait to see some Instagrams of your concoctions πŸ™Š That mug is also SO cool, mum knows you so well!

    Fab post and glad you got some lovely prezzies

    Lovesss Izzy | http://www.ADoseOfChatter.com

    • I can’t wait to make some of the cocktails, can’t beat a good gin cocktail. She really does ha!
      x Lauren

  • Looks like you got some really lovely things here, Lauren! You must’ve had a truly magical Christmas morning! That Ted Baker set looks divine! A corkboard is a great thing to recieve as a gift as well, would you consider writing a post about how you decorate it? I’d definitely love to read it!

    Abbey
    πŸ˜‡ http://www.abbeylouisarose.co.uk

    • Christmas evening for me Abbey, we’re weird and wait to open our presents ha! I definitely will once I get it all sorted out. Think I’m going to make it a motivational board πŸ™‚
      x Lauren

  • That Ted Baker set looks gorgeous, I love TB.

    Lauren x http://www.huggled.co.uk/

  • Helena Mulhearn

    You got some great presents, i hope you had a lovely Christmas!

    • I had a wonderful Christmas! Thanks for reading Helena πŸ™‚
      x Lauren

  • All these presents are so lovely πŸ™‚ Your family, friends and boyfriend definitely know you so very well πŸ™‚ xx

    Rach | http://doublejointedgirlandherdog.blogspot.co.uk/

  • Freja Kane

    I love the mug!! I need one of them in my life!!xxx

  • Gemma

    Some lovely gifts here! I especially love your mug from New Look, it’s such a lovely saying. The Zodiac candle also sounds lovely, I’ve not come across one of those.

    Gemma | http://www.anoceanglimmer.wordpress.com