Introducing LBQ’s Blogvent Calendar (DAY ONE: Win Urban Decay NAKED)

How convenient is it that the 1st December has fallen at the beginning of a week? Today marks the official start of the festive season, and even though the shops and magazines have been banging on about Christmas since the summer, we are now officially allowed to start getting excited. This December I wanted to celebrate the amazing year I’ve had and give something back to you fab readers (new and old) that have held my hand along the way, while letting me know you love the new eyeshadow palette I’ve featured as much as I do. In the run up to Christmas, I’m going to be running a Blogvent Calendar where there will be oodles of competitions, free gifts to claim, discount codes to make the most of and exclusive offers you’ll only find here. Every morning at 9.30am I’ll be opening another ‘door’ just for you, so make sure you come back and find out what’s up for grabs while you’re sipping on your coffee.

To kick off this Blogvent celebration, I have a beauty bloggers favourite to give away… None other than the palette that started it all, Urban Decay’s NAKED! Worth £37.00, a multiple award winner and containing all the eyeshadow shades you’ll ever need, it’s a definite staple in every collection. To get your hands on it, all you have to do is enter via the widget below! Merry Christmas and I’ll see you back here tomorrow, same time and same place, for another fabulous treat.

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  1. Gemma Hooper
    December 1, 2014 / 9:36 am

    What a fab giveaway :). At Christmas I genuinely look forward to spending quality time with my loved ones πŸ™‚ And chocolate! Lots of chocolate xxx

    • beano54
      December 8, 2014 / 5:44 pm

      Amazing prize again.Love spending time with family. My nephews first xmas this year,so special.

  2. Amylou Sugden
    December 1, 2014 / 9:38 am

    This is a great idea! Such a different way to do blogmas, I don't think I've seen any other ones like it! πŸ™‚ At Christmas I most look forward to spending time with my family. I see them quite often anyway, but I just love those couple of days when most of us have time off from work and just get to spend all day together relaxing and just being together! :)Love Amylou

  3. Emma Bradford
    December 1, 2014 / 9:39 am

    I can’t wait for christmas this year because my little girl knows more about whats happening! Its so lovely to see her look at the lights and christmas trees! xx

  4. LauraEve
    December 1, 2014 / 9:41 am

    I'm looking forward to seeing my friends and family πŸ™‚

  5. Anonymous
    December 1, 2014 / 9:52 am

    We go on holiday to Tenerife on Boxing day so some sunshine!! @msedollyp

  6. Tracy K Nixon
    December 1, 2014 / 10:06 am

    I love seeing my children open their pressies!

  7. Jess | Just Jesss
    December 1, 2014 / 10:10 am

    I most look forward to all the food! Turkey sandwiches and pigs in blankets <3Jess xo

  8. daisybeebee
    December 1, 2014 / 10:12 am

    Spending time with the family.

  9. Lisa
    December 1, 2014 / 10:16 am

    I love all the scrummy food that is everywhere at Christmas, but my favourite thing is seeing my nephew open all his presents! Merry Christmas!

  10. Anonymous
    December 1, 2014 / 10:20 am

    Each Xmas, my SO and I split it and we go one year to his for New Years and mine for Chrismtas day, etc. This year for various reasons we can't do that but we'll be at his for New Years! Maybe we'll go to London for NY, if the weather is nice πŸ™‚ It's sad but I can't wait for Jan sales and that is just after Black Friday!!

  11. Aimee Clay
    December 1, 2014 / 10:46 am

    Love this giveaway. At Christmas I look forward to relaxing and spending some quality time with my other half and my family

  12. LifeWithoutAFunSponge X
    December 1, 2014 / 10:47 am

    I love the build up to Christmas so much – Winter Wonderland, Mulled Wine, Present Shopping. I think I love the build up more than the actual day!

  13. Miss Emma Charlotte
    December 1, 2014 / 10:48 am

    What a generous giveaway! Thank you so much for hosting. At Christmas I most look forward to spending time with family and switching off πŸ™‚ Wishing you a very happy Christmas with lots of joy <3X Emma |

  14. Kaitlin Campbell
    December 1, 2014 / 10:49 am

    Seeing my parents and baking!

  15. Dagmara K
    December 1, 2014 / 11:07 am

    What a fabulous giveaway! The excitement before Christmas, decorating the tree and our children faces when they open the Christmas gifts are the best moments for me πŸ™‚ Wishing you a happy Christmas!

  16. Linda Rumsey
    December 1, 2014 / 11:08 am

    My mother-in-law's Christmas cake, worth getting married for!

  17. Julie Carwardine
    December 1, 2014 / 11:25 am

    Does this mean I can take off my Grinch hat? Thanks for this. Fabulous giveaway. Other than the getting together with my family on the big day and eating the BEST dinner of the year, courtosy of my dear mum, I love Christmas Eve. I cook/make a buffet and we all snuggle down and watch cheesy movies all evening, glass of Baileys on ice in hand of course! πŸ˜€ x @JuJu_Carbo

  18. Kerli
    December 1, 2014 / 11:48 am

    I`m just looking forward to enjoy time leading up to Christmas.. because it's the most wonderful time of the year and I love it!

  19. Dawn
    December 1, 2014 / 11:51 am

    I look forward to putting up my Christmas tree. We went and brought a real one yesterday πŸ˜€

  20. Marthe Charlotte
    December 1, 2014 / 11:55 am

    This is such a great give away! πŸ™‚ I am always most excited to go home and spend time with my family, seeing my little niece, baking, and definitely Christmas markets and plenty of mulled wine. πŸ™‚

  21. The Sequined Nail
    December 1, 2014 / 12:16 pm

    This is such a great giveaway! I think I look forward to putting up all of the decorations round the house – Christmas lights, the tree and tinsel! πŸ™‚

  22. Simoni Tiano
    December 1, 2014 / 12:24 pm

    Spending time with my family! And presents πŸ˜€

  23. Laughingirl
    December 1, 2014 / 12:35 pm

    What a lovely idea thanks! I love everything about Christmas but I most love spending time with family

  24. Laura Bolton
    December 1, 2014 / 1:55 pm

    The thing I look forward to the most is that this year, it's my first xmas on my own with the other half. We're quite excited at the prospect of being able to sit in our PJ's all day sipping wine and eating so much chocolate we burst!

  25. Carly Jade
    December 1, 2014 / 2:05 pm

    I just love Christmas! This year is the first Christmas I'll be spending in my own home with my boyfriend, so I'm really excited for that! :)

  26. Faiza Qaiser
    December 1, 2014 / 2:07 pm

    I don't celebrate christmas , but i look forward to eating fresh hot pikoras and samosas (pakistani snacks) with tea in the evening πŸ™‚

  27. milkpetal
    December 1, 2014 / 2:13 pm

    Making the month of December as magical as possible for my little boy :)Hele

  28. Sophie Newman
    December 1, 2014 / 2:26 pm

    Last christmas we lost power on christmas eve and christmas day so this year I'm looking forward to a christmas with power! ha

  29. Beth Price
    December 1, 2014 / 2:31 pm

    What a lovely giveaway! Just the sort of advent calendar I love. I love everything about Christmas but especially spending time with my family, friends and boyfriend xxx

  30. Lauren S
    December 1, 2014 / 3:13 pm

    I look forward to spending time with family and decorating the home.

  31. Beki Cadd
    December 1, 2014 / 3:41 pm

    Great giveaway! I always look forward to buying the Christmas tree, and putting up all the decorations- then it really feels festive! πŸ™‚

  32. Nicola D
    December 1, 2014 / 4:58 pm

    I volunteer at a homeless shelter every year and really look forward to it. Even though in a way it's a little disappointing to see the same faces return, it's nice to be able to catch up with them again.Nicola //

  33. Nazia Javed
    December 1, 2014 / 5:11 pm

    I look forward to spending time with my family x

  34. Carla @ Blush Parade
    December 1, 2014 / 5:53 pm

    I already own the palette, but just commenting to say that I absolutely ADORE the idea of "Blogvent" calendar! So original and generous!

  35. Becca
    December 1, 2014 / 7:07 pm

    Giving gifts! πŸ™‚

  36. Gabriela Krachunova
    December 1, 2014 / 7:22 pm

    I look forward to my 2-week winter holiday because I desperately need help! Thank you for the giveaway!!!

  37. Eleni Papastergiou
    December 1, 2014 / 8:18 pm


  38. Hannah J
    December 1, 2014 / 8:31 pm

    I look forward to giving presents and spending time with family xx

  39. Becky Smith
    December 1, 2014 / 8:45 pm

    Christmas dinner is definitely one of the things I look forward to most!

  40. Denise
    December 1, 2014 / 9:08 pm

    Thank you for the giveaway! I definitely look forward to the massive family Christmas dinner – food and family, what else is there!

  41. Ting Yn
    December 1, 2014 / 9:12 pm

    Food and family. Definitely the best bits about Christmas Ting x

  42. Melyssa M
    December 1, 2014 / 9:12 pm

    I cant wait to spend time with my whole family this Christmas. We don't give out presents anymore since we are all older, but we have a HUGE dinner together and play card games etc.

  43. CosmeticCrazy
    December 1, 2014 / 9:38 pm

    I most look forward to the happy atmosphere that seems to be around :DRafflecopter: Rosie Areola

  44. Sophie Blumenthal
    December 1, 2014 / 9:40 pm

    Amazing, love the idea! I'm so excited for Christmas, especially to see all my friends and family :)Sophie x

  45. Chloe Borderick
    December 1, 2014 / 10:01 pm

    Spending time with my family – sad but I love it! xNINEGRANDSTUDENT: A Student Lifestyle Blog

  46. Mental57
    December 1, 2014 / 10:23 pm

    Looking foward to first Christmas off work in 17 years and spending it with my family. I would love to get glam with this palette?

  47. Jayne
    December 1, 2014 / 10:26 pm

    Playing in the snow and giving presents. Wishing you a lovely Christmas x

  48. Minty
    December 1, 2014 / 11:10 pm

    I just love christmas… So excited. Merry Christmas xx

  49. Katherine Lawford
    December 2, 2014 / 12:16 am

    Going home and spending time with my family, after my first term at university

  50. Rachel Nga Phan
    December 2, 2014 / 3:00 am

    I'm definitely looking forward to the food! And having them with my family makes it all the better.

  51. Chloe F
    December 2, 2014 / 3:02 am

    Spending time with my family,Merry Christmas X

  52. Victoria Perez
    December 2, 2014 / 5:57 am

    I look forward to being in new york celebrating my bday, christmas, and new years.

  53. Sadi
    December 2, 2014 / 6:28 am

    I always look forward to seeing my family πŸ™‚

  54. beautyqueenuk
    December 2, 2014 / 12:00 pm

    Time off work to snooze and wind down and spending time with the family eating my own weight in mince pies x

  55. Elena Capuani
    December 2, 2014 / 1:16 pm

    I definitely look forward to make the tree! Can't have Christmas without one…

  56. samantha fox
    December 2, 2014 / 2:46 pm

    I look forward to seeing friends and family that i dont get to see much during the year, and lots of food and drink too x

  57. Little Boots
    December 2, 2014 / 4:11 pm

    This is such a good idea! Especially for those os us who visit your blog every day anyway! I look forward to having my brother home for a week and seeing my mums face when she gets a stocking (she never used to get one, i've been doing it for three years). xx

  58. Kez
    December 2, 2014 / 5:19 pm

    The sneaky morning tipple before breakfast

  59. Anonymous
    December 2, 2014 / 5:58 pm

    I love the dinner. (and obviously all of the family stuff) but boy do I love the food!

  60. Bess Oates
    December 2, 2014 / 7:18 pm

    such an amazing idea!! at christmas i look forward to watching christmas films (elf, miracle on 34th street etc.) and eating heroes :-)fashion, beauty and an existential crisis

  61. Katherine
    December 2, 2014 / 7:39 pm

    I look forward to cosy evenings in with family watching Christmas specials on TV!

  62. Anna Ibbotson
    December 2, 2014 / 9:22 pm

    Erm, I look forward to the food… And on a less belly-related note I LOVE giving people presents. πŸ™‚

  63. dellilah
    December 2, 2014 / 9:51 pm

    I look forward to seeing the satisfied look on my mums face when I tell her she has chosen just what I needed as a present. Regards,D. x

  64. Zoe
    December 2, 2014 / 10:57 pm

    I love everything about Christmas but most of all I love spending time with my family and friends! πŸ™‚

  65. Renata
    December 2, 2014 / 11:56 pm

    I look forward to the alcohol hehe, oh and the presents and food and just the general christmas spirit:) Renata

  66. Paul H.
    December 3, 2014 / 12:14 am

    Catching up with all my family

  67. Kim Neville
    December 3, 2014 / 8:21 am

    Having all the family together on Christmas day and eating lots of naughty foods

  68. Anonymous
    December 3, 2014 / 9:01 am

    Definitely the time off work to relax πŸ™‚

  69. Stacey Cornell
    December 3, 2014 / 12:07 pm

    Been wanting to get this for ages!

  70. Amanda Leeds
    December 3, 2014 / 1:01 pm

    Playing board gmes

  71. Claire Simpson
    December 3, 2014 / 2:52 pm

    Spending time with my family

  72. Heather Knotts
    December 3, 2014 / 3:30 pm

    Spending time with my family

  73. MarΓ­a Monedero
    December 3, 2014 / 4:26 pm

    To rest hahaha but I will probably study just a lot as usual… πŸ˜‰

  74. Raquel
    December 3, 2014 / 4:47 pm

    Spending time with close friends and family πŸ™‚ x

  75. Alana Walker
    December 3, 2014 / 7:10 pm

    I enjoy being with my mum, dad and sister.x

  76. Gilla01
    December 3, 2014 / 7:29 pm

    Seeing the children open their presents.

  77. Sarah Fawcett
    December 3, 2014 / 8:35 pm

    The whole shebbang, I just love Christmas

  78. Val Swift
    December 3, 2014 / 8:43 pm

    The children opening their presents

  79. Charlie Chub
    December 3, 2014 / 8:46 pm

    Dinner πŸ™‚

  80. Julia
    December 3, 2014 / 9:57 pm

    I most look forward to cooking the Christmas dinner and nailing it.

  81. Lynne O'Connor
    December 3, 2014 / 10:04 pm

    guilt free eating

  82. Anne Hawley
    December 4, 2014 / 12:07 am

    being with my family and having a holiday!

  83. dragonfly63
    December 4, 2014 / 3:53 am

    Lights, carols, food, drink, fun and laughter.

  84. Stephanie Whitehouse
    December 4, 2014 / 6:35 am

    Filling the house with family and friends

  85. Smitten Lilly
    December 4, 2014 / 10:16 am

    I'm looking forward to seeing the entire clan again πŸ™‚

  86. sharon wilson
    December 4, 2014 / 8:06 pm

    having the whole family round and also seeing my childrens faces once they realise santa has been

  87. Amanda Graham
    December 5, 2014 / 1:39 pm

    A break and seeing my family and friends!

  88. Georgi Clark
    December 5, 2014 / 6:14 pm

    seeing family πŸ™‚

  89. Alison Too
    December 5, 2014 / 9:42 pm

    putting up the tree!

  90. Miss Stylicious
    December 6, 2014 / 12:25 am

    Seeing family, the one day we all have off together, watching movies like Home Alone and eating lots of chocolate!

  91. Solange
    December 6, 2014 / 3:33 am

    Spending time with my family

  92. Abigail Cullen
    December 6, 2014 / 9:14 am

    Spending time at home and partying.

  93. Catherine
    December 6, 2014 / 9:16 am

    I love getting together with family and friends. It's nice to make the extra effort πŸ™‚

  94. fullafizzy
    December 6, 2014 / 1:48 pm

    the general christmas atmosphere

  95. Emma Kelly
    December 6, 2014 / 2:32 pm

    Being off work and eating lots! xx

  96. Arabella
    December 6, 2014 / 2:55 pm

    Sitting down to a fabulous meal with family and friends

  97. Anonymous
    December 6, 2014 / 3:53 pm

    To make sparkly and shiny my christamas tree ;)Petra

  98. Daniela Maria
    December 6, 2014 / 5:33 pm

    Amazing giveaway lovely! πŸ™‚ I looooooove lighting all of the candles and snuggling in front of the fire around Christmas time, usually with a cup of tea and my loved ones around me!Daniela xo |

  99. Ruby Gloom
    December 6, 2014 / 8:43 pm

    The thing I look forward to at Christmas is the challenge of trying to find something for my husband he never wants anything in the past few years he's learnt that just because he doesn't others might but it's great when I find something he actually wants and likes

  100. Jo
    December 6, 2014 / 11:17 pm

    Great giveaway, I'd love an Urban Decay Naked Palette as I can't afford to buy one myself! Sniff.. πŸ˜‰

  101. suzanne cooke
    December 7, 2014 / 1:52 pm

    I love how happy and excited the children are

  102. Anonymous
    December 7, 2014 / 2:54 pm

    Family, friends and the whole christmas atmosphere πŸ™‚

  103. liz ferguson
    December 7, 2014 / 4:04 pm

    Time off work

  104. Alice
    December 7, 2014 / 6:20 pm

    Getting to see my friends and family!

  105. Tabby Cat
    December 7, 2014 / 11:59 pm

    Just spending quality time with my family & eating more than my body weight in Quality Street!

  106. Jackie Chapman
    December 8, 2014 / 7:53 am

    My husband having time off work and seeing people I don't see often enough

  107. emmaspeers
    December 8, 2014 / 5:07 pm

    My partner takes time off over xmas which is the only time he can because he is self employed.

  108. Rebecca Phillips
    December 8, 2014 / 8:46 pm

    playing santa for my kids!

  109. Daisy Bradbury
    December 8, 2014 / 10:03 pm

    Being with my family

  110. Jenni Vento
    December 8, 2014 / 10:09 pm

    Going home to Finland and seeing my friends and family πŸ™‚

  111. Grace Painter
    December 8, 2014 / 10:13 pm

    You always have the best giveaways!I loved your piece on the whole ghostwritten, Zoella issue. It was well written and very thought provoking!

  112. Verity
    December 8, 2014 / 10:17 pm

    I most look forward to spending time with friends & families, spoiling my loved ones & eating until I can't move!

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