Romance Films To Get Stuck Into This Christmas

I started watching Christmas films in November (I know, who am I?) and I have really loved some of the Netflix films that they have put out this year. I love this time of year solely for the snuggled on the couch throughout the winter evenings, which is mandatory this time of year with a cup of tea and wearing the biggest fluffy socks I can find.

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The Patterned Petals Digest #9- Burnt Out, Blogging Myths & Christmas Guides

It’s CHRISTMAS! I have already been to a Christmas fair and have a London trip and Christmas dinner planned during the build up to Christmas day. I will be putting up decorations and listening to Christmas songs whilst drinking mulled wine and eating all the mince pies I can get my hands on! Christmas is by far my favourite time of the year and we do have some cute traditions that we do each year too.

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5 Highlights of October

I don’t know where October went? It’s gone so fast and now I am that person that is ready to watch Christmas films a month early, then by December I am bored with them. Don’t worry though Christmas decorations won’t be up till December though! I had a pretty good October though with half term in the middle, where I had a spontaneous trip to London and caught up with friends and family.

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It's Okay Not To Be Okay

With so much emphasis to be happy 24/7, using social media as a highlight real; where we fake how in control of our lives we really are. Despite it looking like all I do is take pictures of pretty flowers and listen to Disney songs, I definitely do not have my shit together all of the time. I am the worst for comparing myself to other people’s lives that we see on Instagram.

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My Biggest Regret

Regrets are weird things aren’t they? Everyone always has the cliché quote plastered all over their Instagram to “never have ANY regrets” and “you’ll regret what you DON’T do rather than what you DO”. But how do you know that you will regret something when your older? When in that precise moment you think that’s what you wanna do.

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Quitting Social Media: What I Learnt- Week 1

I have started the scroll free September because I tried to quit social media before and failed after 3 days so I thought I would give it all another go. Because I will not go on it for a month, I am determined! I have blocked the websites for all my social media on my computer and my safari so when I have a week moment and type ‘f-enter’ as a habit, a lovely picture comes up instead.

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The Patterned Petals Digest #8 Social Media Free, Self-Worth & Spotify Playlists 

The main thing that has happened this month is that I have given up all my social media pages for a month. I tried to do this a couple months ago and failed miserably, so as part of scroll free September (started by a health charity) has made a scheme for people to sign out of their social media profiles for a whole month to improve your mental health.

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The Potion Diaries: Royal Tour

I finished reading the second book from my 2018 book list. The Potion Diaries: Royal Tour! I was supposed to finish this book during my holiday in Rhodes, but to be honest; I don’t actually know where that holiday went. With the help of my social media detox, I have found the time to finish it. I love a young adult book. There was: love, action and unpredictable twists and turns along the way.

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