Merry Christmas everyone! I do not celebrate Christmas, it has no religious significance to me. But I love the spirit of Christmas, the spirit of joy, generosity and celebrations. This year, I am making a Christmas Pudding and Eggnog, the recipe that lovely Mich of RitualEyes shared.
Another great thing about Christmas is of course shopping! I think the fact that I do not celebrate Christmas takes the edge off shopping too! I love giving gifts to friends. Christmas time is a great chance to make someone (or myself) smile. I smiled a lot this year, in fact, I am grinning ear to ear with excitement to share all the goodies I got for myself. With internet shopping out of the equation, I set aside a crisp and new $100 bill for myself so that I need not use my card with which I can go overboard. It turns out, you can get a lot for $100 (for a little more than $100) with Christmas discounts and sales all around. Here is what I bought for myself, what was left under the metaphorical Christmas Tree by Santa!
I paid, drumroll please... $64 for 30 ml EDP, a bargain! It was marked down from $130 RRP to $80 at the National Pharmacies and with my member discount it came to down something that I could afford. I cried when I saw it on sale! I love the bottle. I love, love, LOVE the perfume. I am scared to touch the bottle without washing my hands, lest I leave fingerprints! It is so beautiful. Hail to Shalimar, glory to Guerlain!
Prada Miniature set:
It cost me $42 at National Pharmacies, retails at $65.
Two other great bargains from Chemist Warehouse.
Revlon Charlie Red 100 ml $9.95 and Lanvin Rumeur 50 ml for $14.95.
I'll be smelling good and hopefully cooking well on Christmas Day. I hope you all have a Merry Christmas and enjoy the holidays! xoxo