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What is a Yule Log? The Delicious Christmas History

The Yule Log is one of our most famous, favourite Christmas cakes and household centrepieces which graces our table after the extravagant turkey feast. But have you ever wondered where this tradition came from? Why do we eat a dessert to replicate a tree bark? It’s a strange concept. Well, you’re in luck because we’ve …

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Christmas Days Out for Kids and Rainy Day Activities

Christmas Activities for Kids With all the hustle and bustle of Christmas time, there are so many opportunities to make memories kids will treasure.  We’re very lucky in the UK as there are tons of winter wonderlands, festive markets, light festivals and so much more to choose from. There are so many choices that we …

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The Best Christmas Gift Baskets This Year

Amazing Christmas Hampers To Gift This Year Gift baskets embrace everything we love about Christmas hampers, with the added bonus of beautiful presentation. They come in all sizes and varieties, so it can be hard to know which one to pick.  This guide to the best Christmas baskets this year will tell you our top …

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Ethical Christmas Crackers to Transform Your Table

Crackers For Your Christmas Table That Are Ethical And Festive As wonderful as Christmas and the holiday season is, the big day comes with a lot of unnecessary baggage. Unethical festive baggage.  Waste is a huge contributor to polluting our planet, and by simply making some small changes to the festive season, we can really …

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15 Easy & Unique Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

DIY and Handmade Christmas Gift Ideas It can be daunting and expensive buying everybody’s gifts, so we’ve put together a list of easy homemade Christmas gift ideas anyone can make. Not only can you save some money at Christmas, but you’ve got a fun and wholesome crafting activity that shows you’ve put thought into your …

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History of Christmas Crackers: The Ultimate Guide

What’s the History of Crackers at Christmas? Christmas crackers have long been a tradition and a part of Christmas. What is a Christmas dinner without pulling a Christmas cracker, to begin with? And, the right cracker can really complement your Christmas table décor. But do we actually know why we pull a cracker, wear a …

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How to Make a Christmas Stocking in 8 Simple Steps

Making a Handmade Stocking for Christmas There are so many wonderful activities that come with the holiday season, and one activity you don’t want to skip is creating your own Christmas stockings. You can find a range of stocking projects online, but a project that doesn’t require any sewing is perfect for both children and …

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How to Make a Christmas Wreath in 4 Simple Steps

Making a Homemade Wreath at Christmas Christmas wreaths announce the arrival of Christmas. And whether they are hung on your front door or sitting above the fireplace, wreaths are a wonderful festive tradition and a big part of Christmas. As you’re driving around, it is such so wonderful to look at people’s wreath hung on …

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