December 2014

Laura Mercier – Into The Wild Collection

Happy New Year’s Eve! After taking a few days out to rest my laptop from all the Advent posts (if you missed then you can catch up here) it was time to get back online! I wanted to stay away from the ‘what I got for Christmas post’ (as no one likes a show off), and instead share with you some of the great sale finds that I picked up over

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Merry Christmas Everyone!

Merry Christmas to all the Mrs J readers, fellow bloggers, family and friends. Me and Mr J are now at the original Jonas HQ for the next few days. After deciding to wake up at 5am on Christmas Eve like excited school children, we packed the car, turned on the Christmas tunes and embarked on our journey to the countryside.  For those of you that like your sleep, yes this

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Mrs J’s Advent Gift Guide Day Twenty Four – Sales Sales Sales

Good Morning Everyone and Happy Christmas Eve! It’s day Twenty Four –  officially the last day of my Advent Gift Guide. They say  to leave the best until last, so if Santa does get stuck up the chimney or gets your gifts horribly wrong, then indulge in some drunken online sale shopping from some of the best sales around. Matchesfashion.com Textured bonded-neoprene coat – Was £542, now £379 From Matchesfashion.com, to

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Mrs J’s Advent Gift Guide Day Twenty Three – The Little Black Dress

 Welcome to day Twenty Three of my Advent Gift Guide.  With only two more sleeps to go until the big day, if you haven’t completed all your Christmas shopping then I hate to break it to you but you probably are going to have to venture to the nearest department store or shopping mall.  If your’e one of the lucky organised people then it’s time to start thinking about New

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Mrs J’s Advent Gift Guide Belated Day Twenty One and Two

Morning All and welcome to my combined Advent Gift Guide – The Gift of Giving. Whilst spending most of yesterday in bed fighting a bad cold and taking day and night nurse I had time to think about the real meaning of Christmas.  Christmas for me is a time of giving, sharing, family and happy memories.  It also made me think of all the people out there that are not

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Mrs J’s Advent Gift Guide Day Twenty – The Magazine Subscription

Welcome to day Twenty!  Hopefully you are all waking up with a clear head today, unlike me who had far too many Mulled wines last night with my girl friends.  Following yesterdays theme of staying away from shopping in actual shops, today’s Gift Guide is about The Magazine Subscription – the ultimate gift that keeps on giving!  With so many magazines on offer there is bound to be one out

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Mrs J’s Advent Gift Guide Day Nineteen – The Theatre Show

Welcome to day Nineteen. I hate to break it to you, but if you haven’t completed your Christmas shopping yet and don’t want to pay for next day delivery charges then time is rapidly running out. In an attempt to help you avoid actually going into any shops, today’s post is focused around the gift of a Theatre show.  With so many shows now in the West End when choosing

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Mrs J’s Advent Gift Guide Day Eighteen – The Beauty Stocking Filler

Another day another gift guide….and one more week until the BIG DAY!  If you read my post yesterday you will know it was all about The Christmas Stockings if not then you can read it here.  Over the past few months I have attended quite a few beauty previews and shopping events, along with buying every beauty box online (you can read my post here).  I have become a bit of a

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Mrs J’s Advent Gift Guide Day Seventeen – The Christmas Stocking

Day Seventeen of my Advent Gift Guide, have you bought your Christmas Stocking yet?  When writing this post I started to think how odd the idea of hanging a sock over a fireplace or on your bed post really was!  Where did this tradition start from?  After doing a bit of research I believe that this tradition goes back to St Nicolas, the gift giving Saint who once upon a

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Mrs J’s Advent Gift Guide Day Sixteen – Christmas Hampers

Afternoon All, it’s day Sixteen of my Advent Gift Guide and time to showcase some multi purpose gifts for all the family I.E. Christmas Hampers.  Christmas Hampers are not the cheapest items to give as gifts, but if this is your first Christmas with your partners family or you just want to really impress or treat someone then a Christmas Hamper is the perfect present to give. If you are

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