Homemade Christmas gifts – easy and budget friendly // Natural beauty products

Okay I know that this is very last minute, but just like last year I have completely lost track of time – I mean, wasn’t it the 1st of December just last week?! Haha it sure feels like it, but with only two days left until Christmas, then it is definitely about time that I post this for you guys as promised! As I have shared in this post it is one of my favorite Christmas traditions to make homemade gifts...

Homemade Christmas gifts – easy and budget friendly // Foodie edition

Good afternoon lovelies! Christmas is almost here and I am so excited! My sister and I have arrived at our parents’ place where we are going to spend our Christmas holiday and I just cannot wait to really get to relax and de-stress. I love spending time with my family and especially during Christmas where we usually watch Christmas movies in front of the fireplace, cuddle with the cats, bake lots of Christmas treats, play cards and bordgames, go for walks in the woods, eat lots...

Homemade edible gift – chocolate spoons for hot chocolate

Evening lovelies, I am just stopping by to share this super cute and easy little gift idea with you guys – I mean how yummy does these little chocolate spoons look?! ♥ They are the perfect way to upgrade your hot chocolate and add a little something extra when you want to spoil yourself or your loved ones. I have made a big batch of these to give as little edible Christmas and host/hostess gifts along with my peppermint hot chocolate...

Homemade herb salt – perfect for gifting!

As promised I want to share another of my little DIY projects in the homemade foodie gift category – this herb salt is incredibly easy to make, so pretty and incredibly fragrant and flavorful! I cannot take any credit for this idea as I have seen it on so many blogs (make sure to check out Linda Lomelino’s homemade gifts, she is amazing!), but I just had to make my own version as well. I chose to keep it super simple...

Homemade foodie gifts – updated version

Morning lovelies! Christmas is almost here and I am so excited! Later today my sister and I are going to our parents place for the Christmas holidays and I just cannot wait! I love spending time with my family and I have planned to watch Christmas movies in front of the fireplace, cuddle with the cats, bake lots of Christmas treats, go for long walks in the woods, to eat lots of good food and to just enjoy the company of my family and...

Easy homemade whipped body butter

Evening babes! I know that I am running behind on some of those Christmas recipes that I promised you, but the photos did not turn out that well (thank you winter and darkness 24/7), so I had to reshoot them earlier today, but I promise that they will be up asap! Until then I just want to share this amazing whipped body butter that my sister made the other day, I am obsessed! It is so light and fluffy and...

Homemade pumpkin spice lip scrub

I struggle with dry and chapped lips all year round, but it get’s particularly bad during fall and winter, so I try to exfoliate and treat my lips a couple of times a week to keep them from getting too chapped and dry. It is a bit of an uphill battle sometimes, but I have found that a good lip scrub and my favorite lip balm and gloss helps a great deal. I always make my own lip scrubs and this...

Homemade raspberry lip scrub – perfect for dry and chapped winter lips!

Hi lovelies! I am just stopping by to share a final (and beyond easy) idea for a homemade gift, I know it is super last minute, but this homemade lip scrub takes less than 5 minutes to make and it can be made with ingredients that most of you have in you cupboards. The scrub is perfect for dry and chapped winter lips and it is so yummy as well – haha yes you can even eat it if you’d like...

Peppermint hot chocolate mix – perfect for gifting!

Hi lovelies, I have been so excited to share this super easy recipe for peppermint hot chocolate mix with you guys! It is so delicious and beyond easy to make, I put this batch together in less than five minutes and I am planning on making at least 5 more batches tomorrow as it is absolutely perfect as a homemade foodie gift for hot chocolate lovers. Haha at least if you ask my hot chocolate obsessed little sister, she has already...

Super easy homemade refreshing and hydrating face mist

I love using face mist during the day, it is refreshing and hydrating for my skin and it is great to freshen up my makeup if I have used a little too much powder. I have made a lot of different ones, but this one with rose water and witch hazel is my favorite. I have added a selection of oils and other goodies as well for extra benefits, but most of them can easily be subbed with something similar or...

Candystriped peppermint lip scrub

Morning babes! Are you ready for another little DIY project? I have already shared a bunch of different homemade beauty products and lip scrubs here on the blog, but I thought I would make an extra festive edition that would work perfectly as a cute little homemade Christmas gift ♥ This peppermint lip scrub is so sweet and festive with its candy striped layers and yummy scent + it is the perfect remedy for dry and chapped lips in this cold winter weather....

A collection of my favorite Christmas recipes

Evening lovelies! As I lit my Advent calendar candle this morning I realized that we are now halfway through the countdown of days until Christmas, so I thought it was about time that I finally put together my updated list of my favorite Christmas recipes! ♥ I still have a lot of new and unpublished Christmas recipes to share with you guys, so I will just continue to update this post as I publish new recipes here on the blog. I still have so many photos...

Lovely Little Things // A breakfast favorite, making new friends, the most gorgeous dress + a giveaway

∼ A summery breakfast favorite ∼ Evening lovelies! It is time for another post in my ‘Lovely little things’ series, I hope you enjoy getting these little glimpses into my everyday life. For me these posts are the perfect opportunity to stop and appreciate those little things in life ♥ First I want to share my current favorite breakfast (pictured above), it is the perfect way to use the last rhubarbs and berries from the garden + it is just so unbelievably delicious!...

Tropical green smoothie bowl

As you might have noticed smoothie bowls are one of my absolute favorite things to have for breakfast, they are so tasty, filling and bursting with nutrients! I usually make raspberry or acai smoothie bowls, but every now and then I mix it up with a green monster and every time I wonder why I do not do so more often! This green smoothie is soo good! I love the tropical flavor from the lime, pineapple and coconut and how...