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11 Best Shopping Tips for a Stress Free Christmas

Tips for Your Christmas Shopping You’ll Wish You Knew Yesterday In our eyes, the festive season is the most wonderful time of the year. But, let’s face it – Christmas shopping is stressful. If you’re wondering how to make the buying process easier, then our Christmas shopping tips are exactly what you need. Buying presents …

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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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What to Put in a Christmas Eve Box: The Best Ideas

Amazing Ideas To Fill Your Boxes on Christmas Eve Christmas Eve Boxes are a relatively new tradition which takes place on Christmas Eve. The boxes create excitement for all ages whilst we wait for Santa to arrive and fill the stockings with toys and gifts. But, knowing what to put in a Christmas Eve Box …

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Why Do We Eat Turkey At Christmas – The Interesting Truth

Why is Turkey Eaten at Christmas? An unimaginable number of families globally will tuck into a turkey during the holidays, without stopping to wonder ‘Why Do We Eat Turkey At Christmas?’.  And when we say an unimaginable number, we really mean it. During the holiday season, over 10 million turkeys are eaten in the UK …

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How to Look After a Poinsettia | The Best Tips & Tricks

Caring For and Looking After a Poinsettia Plant Popping up in all supermarkets and garden centres across the country, poinsettias are an iconic part of Christmas and add a festive finish to any home. Perhaps almost as iconic as the Christmas tree.  Keeping a Poinsettia alive and thriving long enough to see Christmas Day can …

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Funny Secret Santa Gifts Under £10

The Best Funny Secret Santa Gifts Under £10

Our Round-Up Of Under £10 Gifts for Secret Santa After so many years of Secret Santa, the whole thing can start to lose its novelty. To keep things interesting we’ve put together a list of funny secret Santa gifts under £10!  Most of these suggestions are office-appropriate and should be great for any environment or …

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What is Elf on the Shelf? The Tradition Uncovered

The Ultimate Guide to The Elf on the Shelf What is the ‘elf on the shelf’? You’ve seen the elves dominating the social media space in their adorable red suit. You’ve seen them adorned across each and every aisle in the supermarket, their fixed smiles an ominous reminder of the stressful season that’s just around …

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The Ultimate Christmas Activity Book for Children

Christmas is the most wonderful time of year, and why not treat your kids to this ultimate Christmas Activity Book. Whether you use it to keep them entertained in the run-up to the big day, or as a gift in their Christmas stocking, we can guarantee that they will love this fun, festive book packed …

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How to Care For and Grow Christmas Plants

Growing and Caring For Plants and Flowers at Christmas Christmas plants and flowers are a colourful festive addition to your home or office space and make thoughtful Christmas presents for loved ones. Festive plants and flowers complement both modern and traditional Christmas decor, and allow you to express your personality in how you display them.  …

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