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    21 Random Pre-Christmas Gifts You Should Treat Yourself To Right Now

    Because December 25 is still too far away.

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    There are still 30-odd days until Christmas and while it's bloody great to pump up Mariah and watch Love Actually on loop, I AM STRUGGLING for motivation at work.

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    Some people eat and others lose sleep when they are stressed about the end of year work load. Me? Online shopping is my coping mechanism.

    So here's 21 things I've stumbled across and am tempted to add to cart right now as a sort of personal shopping advent calendar.


    1. Kylie Minogue bed linen, because why not? A white quilt cover is great for the warmer months, especially one with sequins on white oyster satin.

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    Price: $119.97 for Queen size.

    2. A Bluetooth speaker, like this Bose SoundLink one. Is super handy for spontaneous summer parties in the park/at the beach/in the kitchen at 2am.


    Price: $169

    3. Mini cat eye glasses because I tried to ignore this trend for as long as I could but after seeing them on blogger Margie Best I can no longer resist.

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    Price: From $2.98 (available in black, pink and three other colours).

    4. A leopard print sports bra, for when the motivation for a work out is low but the need to be stylish while getting it done is high.

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    Price: From $69.99

    5. A toiletry bag that you can hang! For anyone who travels a lot the hook and sections on this sucker are heaven-sent. No more having to lay out your skin care and makeup brushes on the floor. 🙏


    Price: From $29.95

    6. Mascara that can survive a commute to work in summer.


    Price: $12.95 for travel size.

    7. An amazing hair dryer because washing and then styling hair in summer is the pits, therefore if I'm going to do it, I'm doing it with this top of the wazza Dyson one.


    Price: From $237.99 (plus shipping).

    8. "Speed dealer" sunnies because they are, and hear me out, great for exercising but also come in handy for a game of beach cricket, cos you don't want to break your brunch specs when you take a screamer on the sand.

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    Price: From $4.96

    9. Glitter eyeshadow, because, why the hell not?

    Too Faced/eBay

    Price: From $88.95

    10. A bundle of The Baby-Sitters Club and Baby-Sitters Little Sister books because after I read this great recap of the movie by my mate Jenna Guillaume I now want to revisit the squad I grew up pretending I was part of.


    Price: About $20.50 for 10 books selected at random, all proceeds go to charity (shipping not included).

    11. Himalayan Salt Lamps can apparently boost blood flow, improve sleep and increase levels of serotonin in the brain because of the negative salt ions they release by heating. I just like them for their cute aesthetic purposes.

    12. A hard-copy of Lemonade. A visual album for the ages plus the spoken word parts are great short meditation guides.

    Parkwood Entertainment/eBay

    Price: $20.88

    13. A standing desk. Because sitting is the new smoking.


    Price: $149

    14. Magnesium Ugly Bits Stick. The best topical ointment for annoying spots, whether it be random skin tags, stubborn blemishes or painful ingrowns, this stuff will clear them up in weeks.


    Price: $35.99 for 15mL

    15. Reality Bites on DVD. Because I cannot find the best movie from the 1990s on any streaming service anywhere down here.

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    Price: $13.47

    16. A pair of cowgirl boots, like these pre-owned R.M. Williams delights. The wild west is having a moment in the fashion world right now and as a HUGE Tammy Wynette fan I am VERY happy about this mood.

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    Price: From $225

    17. Versace clip on earrings. The house of the famous Medusa head will no longer be owned by the Versace family and you cannot replicate the late Gianni's style, so these are a must-have for fans of the OG label.


    Price: From $245

    18. "Thank u, next" merch. The only way to pay homage to the greatest line of the year by Ari Grande is by wearing it.


    Price: From $34

    19. Noise cancelling headphones, like these from Beats by Dre, for when the holidays migration starts.


    Price: From $179

    20. A baby shark onesie (for a baby) purely for the 'Gram spam.


    Price: From $12.69

    21. Jo Malone London Peony & Blush Suede. Even since I was told this was the fragrance Poppy Delevingne chose as her "official wedding scent" I have been hooked of this soft and subtle perfume. A spritz before heading out for Spritz' is the perfect mood booster.

    Estee Lauder/eBay

    Price: $36 for 9mL

    An accurate representation of what I can be found doing (virtually) everyday around 3.30pm from now til the bloke in the red suit visits.

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    Sorry boss!