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Celebrating the little luxuries at Christmas

Christmas reindeer

A luxury lifestyle often brings to mind images of brimming-with-Chanel wardrobes, 5 star hotel stays and chauffeur driven cars. My opinion has always been that you don’t need these kinds of things to live a life that feels luxurious. So, what about a luxurious Christmas? I think we’re all sometimes guilty of wanting more, particularly during the festive season. A bigger and better tree, more expensive decorations to wow any visitors and ALL of the food. Well, I know that…

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10 easy ways to save money

10 easy ways to save money

I believe that it is a good idea to sometimes spend more money and invest in various things in life. However, there are also many easy ways to save money, that have nothing at all to do with living a frugal lifestyle. I think it’s easily possible to live a luxe life whilst also being savvy and saving money along the way. Here are 10 methods that I use in order to easily save money.   1: Cancel expensive TV…

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Luxury body care: Malée body conditioning cream

Malee body conditioning cream

When I got invited to try out Malée Body Conditioning Cream, I was really excited to give it a go. Sold at £20 and available from Harvey Nichols as well as the brand’s own website, I had high hopes for this cream. Finding out a little background information about the brand was really interesting. Named after the founder’s great grandmother who was affectionately known as ‘Malée’, the name is a term of endearment for a gracious learned woman in the…

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My definition of a luxe life

My definition of a luxe life

Recently, I wrote a post discussing what a luxe life really is. It proved to be really popular and I loved hearing your views on the subject. I wanted to expand a little further on what my definition of a luxe life is and what it entails.   Inspiration To me, living a luxe life is being inspired every day. Waking up motivated at the start of each day, ready for what lies ahead. Feeling excited about the future, knowing…

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A luxe life: what really is it?

A luxe life: what really is it?

Today, I wanted to discuss my views on living a luxe life. It’s something I want to talk about a great deal more on this blog. I feel that it’s seen as something a lot of people can’t relate to and completely unattainable. But I disagree. Someone might be seen as rich by some, but compared to others, they aren’t rich at all. Whilst someone may see themselves as poor, they may be seen as the opposite to some. It’s…

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Not on the High Street sale – my picks

When I saw that there is a Not on the High Street sale on, I decided to have a browse. It’s often one of my favourite shops when I’m looking for a special gift. They sell a huge range of unique and personalised items. I love that shopping with them also means that you’re supporting small businesses too. I purchased my save the date cards for our wedding from Not on the High Street and they were such good quality. Whereas…

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Home & Interiors Luxe for Less Our Home

Small updates to our bathroom: getting the luxe look for less

Over the last few months, we’ve made a few small changes to our bathroom. These bathroom updates haven’t cost much at all, but they’ve made such a difference. We completely renovated the bathroom when we moved in. You can see the before and after photos in my Bathroom reveal post. We were so happy with it, but after living here for over 6 years, there were some updates we wanted to make. I’ve been looking for a new bathroom cabinet…

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Luxe for Less Travel

5 ways to save money when visiting France

Last year, I spent quite some time planning a small road trip around France. I found that it was quite easy to have a luxurious French holiday on a low budget. If you hope to visit France, these are my top tips for making the most of your money.   Tip 1: Shop around to find good deals My Dad seems to pretty much always find the best rates for hotels when he makes his reservation directly with the hotel. Hotels often have…

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