Festive Moments

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Five days to go! I've finished work now, so I'm home with my parents for the week, with nothing planned but drinks with friends, dinners out, mulled wine, board games, and chilled out evenings with the family. I'm so excited! I bloody love Christmas, it's my favourite time of year. Even though we weren't planning on spending Christmas at the flat, we wanted to make sure we were feeling festive the whole of December, so Sean and I put up a little baby Christmas tree, wrapped fairy lights around the mantelpiece and lit as many candles as we could! 

I love having fresh flowers in the flat as often as possible, and Blossoming Gifts do some of my favourite arrangements. I chose the Mistletoe bouquet because I loved the thistle type flowers - perfect for my first Christmas season living in Edinburgh I think! I'm thinking I might have to order a colourful bouquet after NYE to cheer up the first week of January - something bright and cheerful like the Woodland maybe! 

It's not been as cold as I thought it was going to be - definitely no white Christmas here, but I've still been getting plenty of wear out of my fabulously princessy new Miss Selfridge coat - I got it in the Black Friday sale when I was supposed to be buying Christmas presents, oops! 

If I wasn't already in love with the Christmas holidays, this year would have changed all that - I'm so happy and excited to say that Sean proposed on the 18th! It was perfect and the ring is beautiful and I'm just over the moon. I've beyond appreciated all the lovely messages on Instagram and Twitter this weekend, so thank you so much! The ring is being resized at the moment because it's vintage but I took a sneaky pic in the box! I might share the proposal story once I have it on my finger officially, though I'll have to double check as Sean is a bit more private than me! Either way, I've never been happier <3

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  1. Honestly Lauren, I am so happy for you and Sean! I am also loving your pink coat! xx

  2. Eeek congratulations! The ring is gorgeous as well <3 xx

    Also, not only are those flowers gorgeous, but guess what SO ARE YOU.
    Have a super Christmas lady xx


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