Sales Haul from boots.

Hey there! so, im sure im not the only one that always looks forward to shopping the sales at boots after Christmas. They always make all of there gift sets half price, so what ive been doing the past few years is saving up my boots points all year and using them in the sales and thats exactly what i did this year too!

This year the plan was to go to boots on the Friday after Christmas, however i knew i wasn’t likely to find all the harry potter bits i was interested in so on boxing day i ordered the bits i wanted online first. The other 2 items i got was in store, to be honest i think like a lot of us we get there and very quickly think “you know, this is a lot of the same!” a lot of the really good sets are already gone at this point. Though saying that i am pleased with what i managed to grab!

So, the harry potter stuff! I ordered the hedwig and scabbers lip balms, i got the crookshanks lip balm at Christmas so i wanted to complete the set! these little lip balms are so cute, the lip balm inside is just a waxy very basic product but to be honest you dont buy these for the product! I also got the hedwig hand cream, i love hedwig as im sure most lovers of harry potter do so i wasn’t saying no to this. The last thing i ordered im a bit meh about, it was this hufflepuff makeup bag, now i am a very proud hufflepuff but i thought this bag was more yellow than it actually is, its actually really gold and i am not a fan of anything gold at all really! but even so, its hufflepuff and it wasn’t that pricey so im sure i can find a use for it.

The two sales items i got in the store itself i am very pleased with, the first item being i think my favourite that i got in this boots haul over all (sorry hp!). I got the real techniques brush crush set, now i have seen the brush crush brushes and thought they are beautiful but they are so pricey! but this set was half price from £30, so £17.50! i had originally picked up an original real techniques brush set but the minute i saw this i had to have it.

The final little thing i got is this ghost night bauble, this was a last minute thing i picked up at the til but im glad i did! ghost night is actually the perfume my nan wore for ages (she doesn’t really wear perfume these days). But the dark moon shaped bottle is still sat on her dressing table, and it makes me think of her. Inside is a mini little bottle of perfume, and a tinted lip balm that doesn’t smell of the perfume but of something else, something sweet but i cant put my finger on it for the life of me!

im really pleased with what i managed to pick up, i think the brush set is my favourite though of course i cant help my harry potter heart.

Did you pick anything good up in the boots sales this year?

Cath x

harry potter tag.

Hey there! so i saw this tag on jenny in wonderlands blog the other day after she tweeted out her old post of it, saying it was coming back recently and as soon as i saw it i had to jump on it straight away! harry potter is something that followed me heavily during my teenage years and is still very important to me.

1. What house are you in?

I am a hufflepuff down to my bones!

2. What is your Patronus?

My Patronus is a swift, (a small bird).

3. What is your wand?

My wand is cypress wood with a unicorn hair 14 1/4″ and slightly yielding flexibility.

4. What would your boggart be?

If your boggart could be change i think that would be mine, its always been something i really struggle with.

5. What position would you play in quiddich?

I have a feeling this is very much cheating but i would be the referee! i couldnt play quiddich, but blowing a whistle and shouting a lot i can do!

6. Would you be a pure-blood, half-blood or muggle born?

Going by my parents i would be half – blood, my mum isnt quite as harry potter mad as me but she does love it, but my dad isnt so interested (hes very amused by my knowledge of it however).

7. What job would you want to have after leaving Hogwarts?

Id be a magical foster mum, taking care of the children the wizarding world doesnt want, your orphans like harry having a safe space.

8. Which of the Deathly Hallows would you choose?

The cloak i think, the wand is too powerful and id be scared of it, and the stone is just a dangerous object regardless.

9. Favourite book?

Oooh thats so hard! id say either Order of the Phoenix or The Deathly Hallows.

10. Least favourite book?

I hate saying any are my least favourite! but the one i enjoyed the least would be Prisoner of Akazban.

11. Favourite film?

Its gotta be Deathly hallows part 1 & 2 for me! part 2 especially, it just is so gripping and has so many moments that just draw so many emotions from me.

12. Least favourite film?

Again i think its prisoner of Akazban, i just could never get into that one like i could the others.

13. Favourite character?

This is such a difficult question to answer! but i think its Nymphadora Tonks, it makes me very sad that she isnt a more explored character.

14. Least favourite/most hated character?

Umbridge, i dont know why anyone else would say any differently!

15. Favourite teacher at Hogwarts?

Professor McGonagall! admittedly that is swayed by the fact that Maggie Smith plays her and i adore maggie smith, but regardless she is such a strong powerful no bullshit witch.

16. Least favourite teacher at Hogwarts?

 Umbridge, come on now!

17. Do you have any unpopular opinions about the series?

I dont really think i do, i am a massive potterhead and i really love it, i dont really dislike anything about it!

Cath x