A very Lush Christmas

Oh the weather outside is frightful, the warm bath is so delightful, and since we’ve no place to go, bath bombs, bath bombs, bath bombs. If you’re just dusting off the last of your Lush Halloween goodies then don’t fret, because the Lush Christmas Collection has been revealed. Get the bath running and enjoy the […]

When Christmas presents give back

If you’ve been living under a rock the last couple of days, you might have missed the drama with YouTube star Zoella and her disastrous advent calendar. Asking people to spend £50 for a calendar that contains glitter and confetti is a little bit steep. If Zoella’s calendar has you in a rage, why not […]

The best Christmas adverts of all time

One of the best things about 25 December is cute Christmas adverts. With John Lewis dropping their much-anticipated  offering today (and we’re going to go against the grain and say we flipping loved it), it’s got us reminiscing at Source HQ about festive ads of years gone by. Ever since the department store’s Christmas ads […]

Anti-Christmas advent calendar

We can’t resist it any longer – Christmas is on its way. If this fills you with joy, merriment and goodwill to all men then you’re probably v. organised already. For those of you less festive folks, there’s a new novel way to get into the not-so-Christmas spirit. You can have a wonderfully macabre Christmas […]

THE A TO Z OF 2016

What a time to be alive, eh? And no you didn’t imagine it, this year did actually happen.   A ANTI, Lemonade, Life of Pablo, Blonde, Colouring Book – 2016 was the year that music finally got its groove back. From surprise albums to sold-out stadium tours, music fans were spoilt for choice. But Beyoncé, […]

Making Ginger Bread Fudge with Talor Gilchrist

  December 10th marks International Gingerbread decorating day, so who better than our favourite blogger Talor Gilchrist to give you a step-by-step guide to making our favourite festive treat? Check our her recipe below…   Talor Tries….Gingerbread Fudge It’s that time of year where we see the most spectacular Gingerbread houses, men, trees, dogs, and […]

The Source Christmas Megamix

We haven’t heard the word ‘megamix’ used since about 1997, but it’s Christmas, so it’s OK to be a bit retro, right? As we countdown to the holidays, get yourself in the spirit of things with our cracking Christmas Spotify playlist. Pop this on while you’re doing the last of your wrapping this weekend – […]

Making your money go further this Christmas

The season of spending is upon us! But when you’ve got the funds of a student, you don’t exactly have squillions of pounds to shower your loved ones with expensive gifts. So how do you cope when your Christmas is more budget than bling? Here are a few pointers. SET A BUDGET In capitals, because […]