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The Christmas Book Flood | An Icelandic Tradition

This tradition is known as The Christmas Book flood or Jólabókaflóðið in Icelandic (Pronounced: Yola-boka-flod) The Christmas Book flood is a wonderfully heart warming tradition, where in a book is gifted on Christmas Eve.  Following the opening of presents, Christmas Eve will be spent in cosy contentment, surrounded by plentiful delicious treats, with everyone reading their newly gifted books.

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Hygge Gift Guide

We wanted to share with you some of our favourite gifts to help you add a little hygge and make the festive season as cosy as possible Hygge is the Danish concept of creating cosiness and happiness through the simple things in life.  This means taking time for you, away from the stresses of the world and doing all those little things you love best.  These gifts are perfect for loved ones who need a little bit of calm and to recharge- or just cosy up and hibernate over winter!   Hygge Stocking fillers    Gifts for a Hygge home     Hygge gifts under £30    Hygge gifts under £50  

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Add a little pumpkin spice to your home!

The leaves are falling, the candles are lit and the pumpkins harvested. Autumn is here, bringing pumpkin season with it, in all it's beautiful glory! If you're like me, and always have some crazy, intricate idea of how you're going to carve your pumpkin, only to have it looking anything but fancy by the time you're finished - then this one’s for you. Painting pumpkins is a super easy way to spruce up your halloween decor with very minimal effort.

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4 Must See Waterfalls in Iceland

Concealed in the hilltop, this breathtaking waterfall is unlike any other. It’s most striking feature is the incredible black basalt columns, which happen to be the inspiration behind it’s name - ‘Black Falls’. A result of volcanic eruptions, these hexagonal columns are so unique in their formation, It’s almost as if they’ve been purposely carved by hand, into their own beautifully, individual pattern. I find it truly enchanting that something so beautiful can be created through something so destructive as lava.

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