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Evelyne Prélonge Faux Fur Hot Water Bottle
A new hot water bottle will be your best friend as the dark nights draw in and we find ourselves cosying up indoors. Check out this gorgeous ‘alpine green’ faux fur water bottle by Evelyne Prélonge. An absolute must this November for curling up by the fire in front of your favourite Netflix boxset. £100
Scroll through this idyllic feed of sumptuous treats and you’ll be dreaming about cheesecake for days. This creative-baker shares the most spectacular homemade treats and cakes including a Fox’s Biscuit, Ferrero Rocher and Kinder special. Delicious.
Dreaming of >>
Christmas is on the horizon and we are dreaming of the festive celebrations, whatever they may be this year. Get glam ahead of time with a whole host of Tilbury treats as we count down to Christmas. The Bejewelled Chest Of Beauty Treasures by Charlotte Tilbury is an absolute must-buy this November, in preparation for party season. £150
Listening to >>
Mindful in Minutes
Looking to begin your day on a high with a clear, open mind? Or perhaps you’re looking at ways to wind down after a busy day at the home office? Mindful in Minutes is a great meditation podcast which helps bring your attention back to yourself and focus on how you feel. While we are all stuck in the dystopian reality that is the COVID-19 pandemic, it is easy to lose track of what you enjoy doing for you. Take some time for yourself this November. Check it out.
We’re binging Ratched – the gory psychological thriller series everyone’s talking about, starring American Horror Story’s Sarah Paulson. This is not for the queasy or faint-hearted. Ratched contains some hide-behind-the-sofa scenes of gruesome surgical procedures but has an immensely gripping storyline. If you’re a fan of the American Horror Story series, then you’ll love this.
THE VANISHING HALF, BRIT BENNETT
Cosy up on the sofa and settle in for a brilliant read. A telling story about the perception of race and identity, The Vanishing Half tells the tale of mixed-race twins whose lifestyles are far from identical. Brit Bennett takes us on a journey through the eyes of the girls while exploring themes of racial inequality and revealing how racism can affect someone’s standard of life. Definitely a must-read for winter. £14.99
Perfect scent >>
Christmas Wish Candle by NEOM
It’s never too early to light those festive candles. Add a bit of Christmas magic to your home office this November with NEOM’s Christmas Wish Candle – formulated with a comforting blend of 13 pure essential oils. Expect notes of cinnamon, tonka bean and mandarin. A seasonal mix to help soothe the mind and body while filling the home with traditional fragrances of Christmas time. Bliss. £46
Kitchen inspo >>
HOMESLICE TAKE + BAKE PIZZA
Take the stress out of cooking in the kitchen this November with the London lockdown treat we’ve all been waiting for. If you’ve never experienced the delights of Homeslice in the capital city – then now is your chance to host an out-of-this-world pizza party in your own home. Simply choose your TAKE & BAKE pizza online and wait for it to be delivered to your front door, where all you’ll need to do is stick it in the oven and wait for your perfect pizza feast. All TAKE & BAKE pizzas are part-baked at Homeslice HQ in their wood-fired ovens, where the magic happens. We tried the ‘Nduja – topped with tenderstem broccoli and fior de latte, and the Salami, Rocket & Parmesan, a tasty tomato base packing in plenty of spicy flavours. Top it with chilli oil and you’ll drift straight off to pizza heaven. A must-try wherever you are in the country this November. The perfect opportunity to try a London icon in lockdown! £25
Pampering with >>
ELLINE SWITZERLAND MIRACLE MASK
Gift your complexion with the golden touch: the sumptuous ‘Treasures of Youth’ Miracle Mask gives you an intense moisture boost and an exquisitely fragrant experience in one. Enticing patchouli, sandalwood and vanilla notes help you achieve a state of deep relaxation, while a unique combination of gold crystals, hyaluronic acid and Swiss edelweiss extract anoints your skin with valuable essences. Pure and mineral rich glacial water drawn from the unspoilt Swiss countryside completes the indulgent treatment. Check out our recent review of Elline’s exquisite products here. £180
Living by >>
– “You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen.”