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Small Joys in Bed Linen and a Competition!

Winter is definitely here, not only because it’s the first week of December, but lately, the weather has been grey, dull and dreary and the days are definitely shorter.  Let’s just say T and I have been having loads of “hiding-under-the-duvet” days, especially during the weekend.

I don’t know about you, but I love linen.  Soft furnishings, especially bedroom linen remains on the top of my “small joys” list.  Changing the bed sheets into clean-crisp linen is an instant mood-uplifter for me.  It can be cold, wet, sombre and all the shades of grey outside my window, but it won’t matter to me, as long as I have lovely bedlinen to lie on.  That to me, my friends, is utter bliss!  So if you’re like me, then this post is especially for you!  Yes, you! And you’re very much welcome 😉

Elinens, a British company specialising in lovely bed linens and other soft furnishings for your home, will be running a “Bedding For life Competition” all through out December for bed linen lovers like you and me.

How to Join:

It’s really easy.   There’s no need to write a blog-post about it to tell us how much you want it, all you need to do is enter your name and email address here.  And that’s it!  You could be the winner.

The Prize:

A yearly £100 voucher to spend on the website.  Yes, yearly! Every year, you can buy bed linen sets, bathroom towels, bedspreads, cushions, or curtains to make your home even cozier than it already is.  Have I piqued your interest?  Want to find out more?  Click here to read more about it.  Sounds too good to be true?  Guess what?  It can happen to you!

Have you browsed through their website already?  My favourites are their plain Egyptian 100% cotton bed linen collection.  If I have the chance to win, I’d order everything from this collection and I’m set for life!  For me, nothing looks cleaner, fresher than crisp white-plain bedlinen.  Some may find it too “clinical” like a hospital or yes, a hotel.  But I just love it!  I like my bed to look nice and tidy, maybe because, most of the time, it hardly looks like that.  One can always dream right?

Have I convinced you already?  However, if you’re like me, ever-so impatient and always want something NOW, this very minute!  Then there’s more good news for you!  After all ’tis the season to be jolly and giving!  For you lovely folks who can’t just wait to win, but at the same time want to grab a good bargain, order now with the code elinens11 on the checkout and you will receive an exclusive %10 discount. What are you waiting for?  Join the competition or order now!

Do you also love bed linen, just like me?

What are your small joys or the little things that make you happy?

Do share.

Hope everyone is having a lovely first week of December!

*This is a collaboration.  Photos from the elinen website.

Little T's Christmas Wish-List: Our Debenhams Christmas Blogger Competition Entry

It’s the second to the last month of the year and that means Christmas is definitely just around the corner, making its presence felt every single blaming day.  Don’t mean to sound like such a Scrooge, I do love Christmas and if I had my way, I’d bring down all our Christmas decorations from the attic on the very first day of November,but somehow due to some recent disappointments, I’m not feeling very festive nowadays, even though it is already November.  Hopefully by December, I’d be feeling all Chrimassy again.

Of course, it’s different with my little one who has been talking endlessly about what kind of presents she wants to receive this year.  She’s been dying to do her Christmas Wish List, but this year, I’ve decided to do it this way, you’ll never know Father Christmas might just be reading blogs this year and luck may finally shine on me just this one time.

Little T’s Letter to Santa and Christmas Wish List:

1.  Disney Radio controlled Inflatable Baymax with sounds. 2.  Disney Frozen Karaoke Microphone. 3.  Mookie Swooshie10 Colour Dough & Roller 4.  Barbie Convertible Car 5.  AquaBot 6.  Robotic Kitty 7.  Monster High Walkie Talkie 8. V-Tech Kiddie Active Secret Safe Diary 9.  Despicable Me Agnes costume 10.  Anna Frozen Costume 11. Despicable Me Girl costume 12.  Rapunzel dress-up costume (Would love Rapunzel’s wig too, but mum can’t seem to find it.)


This is our entry to Debenhams Christmas Blogger Competition all toys chosen above can be found in their lovely toy collection. Do have a look or better yet, you can join too!

Has your little one written their letter to Father Christmas/Santa yet?

Do YOU have a wish-list for Christmas too?

The School Countdown begins!

We’re back in Blightey folks!  As I type this I see grey clouds looming outside.  I’m wearing a cardi, leggings and wooly socks.  Not a pretty picture at all!

But anyway, back to reality!  And that is, the school countdown is about to begin.  Sigh.  The one good thing I was looking forward to was the parcel Debenhams had very kindly sent over to us for hosting the #backtoschool competition.   Little T had fun modelling her outfits, while I had fun taking photos of her.

She looked so cute in the Debenham’s school set.  FYI, I didn’t tell her to pose that way, she did it on her own and didn’t have the heart to tell her not to!  Was worried about the size of the blouses, some reviews I read mentioned that they were too small for their daughters.  But it fit little T really well, leaving enough room to grow into.

Little T also has a lovely skater pinafore dress, a pair of boot-leg school trousers, a couple of new school skirts, school blouses, black tights, and for a change black socks instead of white.  While I’m not a big fan of the shoe brand, Sketchers – I chose their “Velocity Pouty” strap shoes because of its sporty look.  If your daughter is like mine who loves to run amok in the school-grounds, then best to choose something like this.

And lastly, a school outfit isn’t complete (especially if you live in a “cold” country like England) without a winter-coat.  We chose this lovely J by Conran Designer girl’s navy quilted fleece coat.  Isn’t it the cutest?

If you like what you see, there’s still time to join our Debenhams Back-to-School Competition.  The deadline is on Saturday, midnight, 6th of September.  C’mon folks, what are you waiting for?

For parents with school-age children, are you all set for school too?  As for the rest, did you have a good summer vacation like we did?  Do tell!

Disclaimer:  Debenhams very kindly sent us the items shown in the photos and mentioned in the above post for hosting the Back-to-school competition.