My favourite Christmas Movie has definitely got to be National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation! I just find it's cheesiness so hilarious and the fact that it's not about a perfect Christmas, but one that goes disastrously wrong! I also love Jingle All The Way with good ol' Arnie in it.
Do you open presents on Christmas morning or Christmas evening?
It has to be on Christmas morning unless I'm seeing family later on in the day. I still get waaay too excited about opening presents and I want to use them straight away and to beautify myself for Christmas Day as I'm normally asking for makeup/beauty related things.
Do you have a favourite Christmas memory?
I think it's hard to pin point one but I'd have to say all of the Christmas times where all my grandparents were still alive. It was really nice to see all my family in one day and now that they're all gone, I really wish I could just spend one more Christmas with them all here. It really makes me appreciate the family that I have left and enjoy trying to create new memories with Oscar.
What's your favourite festive food?
Pigs in blankets, without a doubt. Every year I wills stuff my face with as many as I possibly can, they are just.so.good. I'm also partial to stuffing, roast potatoes.... the whole lot really!
What's been your favourite Christmas gift?
My Beatrix Potter Book Set that I got when I was 5, because I got a free Jeremy Fisher cuddly toy with it and he was my all time favourite toy as a child and he's still really precious to me now, I have him sat on my bedside table and he goes on every single holiday with me... Please tell me I'm not the only one?
What's your favourite Christmas scent?
I'm really loving my Yankee Candle tealights at the minute, Belle got me onto them as they're only £1 at Asda and I've picked up a few festive scents which are amazing. Cranberry Zest, Rainwashed Berry and the name of the third escapes me at the minute but it's a fresh pine scent that fortunately doesn't smell reminiscent of toilet freshener haha.
Do you have a Christmas Eve tradition?
When I was little, we would always be allowed to stay up really late to watch a Christmas film. I remember staying up to watch The Borrowers one night and it seemed super late, I guess mum & dad were hoping it would make us sleep in past 5am but I don't think it worked too well... Now I just try and have a relaxing evening watching something festive and having a glass or two of wine.
What tops your tree?
A sparkly silver star which we used to have on top of our tree when I was younger. My parents gave it to me as it doesn't go on their tree.
As a child, what was the one (crazy, extravagant) gift you wanted but never got?
I'm gonna be boring and say I don't think there was anything really crazy that I wanted! Normally a barbie, chocolate, books and some stationary and I was one happy chappy.
What do you think is the best part of Christmas?
I love the fact that everybody is off at Christmas time so I get to spend a whole week with my boyfriend being off and it's nice to know he isn't getting up at the crack of dawn every morning so we can just hang out all day together.
What are your favourite Christmas traditions? I tag anyone and everyone!