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Homemade Christmas Gift Guide

Homemade gifts often cost a lot less money than if you were buying shop-bought presents, and despite taking a little longer to prepare, the recipients will appreciate the thought and effort you put into making their gift so special. All of these homemade ideas are simple and easy to re-create, so even if you’re not very creative – don’t worry! Homemade Hamper   One of the best gifts you could make someone is a Christmas hamper, as you can tailor it to suit the person to include all of their favourite things. You can purchase a wicker basket to...

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LABL Christmas Vegan Fair

The Live A Better Life Vegan Fair took place on Saturday 24th November in Mountford Hall at the University of Liverpool, and it was a treat for the eyes (as well as the stomach). I was overwhelmed with the huge selection of food available, from sweet treats such as ice cream, donuts and cakes to savoury meals like burgers and Chinese food. After about half an hour of trying to decide what to sample, I decided upon a tofu and noodle dish for lunch, and a triple chocolate brownie afterwards. Sweet Treats There was a huge selection of beautiful...

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Top 5 Beauty Advent Calendars of 2018 for Every Budget

The Sphinx has scoured the internet to find the best beauty advent calendars on the market this year, so whether you’re buying as an early Christmas gift to yourself or for your makeup mad BFF then we’ve got you covered. 1. The Body Shop: The Body Shop 25 Days Deluxe Advent Calendar retails for £65 and contains a wide variety of their best-selling products from shower gels to body butters to lipsticks. Once all the doors have been opened the calendar transforms into a fun trivia quiz to play with your family at Christmas.     2. Selfridges: This 24-day...

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Best Advent Calendars 2018

I remember one December when I was around 4 years old, tearing open the first window of my advent calendar only to find a picture of a Christmas figure staring back at me, and much to my disappointment – no chocolate. Luckily, The Sphinx have compiled a comprehensive selection of tasty advent calendars including chocolate, gin, coffee and cheese to name a few, so you are sure to find the perfect advent calendar whatever your taste this December. Chocolate Advent Calendars: Here are some of our favourite chocolate-filled advent calendars guaranteed to satiate your sweet tooth, no matter what...

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Spooky Vegan Halloween Treats

The Sphinx have put together a selection of scarily tasty Halloween treats, that are totally insta-worthy and also suitable for vegans! Links to the recipes are underneath each picture. Ghost Cupcakes http://www.sarahbakesgfree.com/2014/10/gluten-free-vegan-ghost-cupcakes.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+SarahBakesGlutenFreeTreats+%28Sarah+Bakes+Gluten+Free+Treats%29 Nightmare Before Christmas Cupcakes http://www.willcookforfriends.com/2012/10/nightmare-before-christmas-cupcakes-vegan-gluten-free-nut-free-trick-or-treat.html Spider Cupcakes https://www.forkandbeans.com/2014/09/27/black-widow-spider-cupcakes/ Mummy Cookies https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/mummy-cookies Frankenstein Rice Krispies https://www.forkandbeans.com/2014/09/01/frankenstein-brown-rice-krispie-treats/ Skeleton Gingerbread http://www.sarahbakesgfree.com/2014/10/gluten-free-vegan-gingerbread-skeleton.html Monster Donuts   https://namelymarly.com/vegan-halloween-monster-donuts-recipe Featured...

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