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The Elf on the Shelf Christmas tradition

Elf on the Shelf is a relatively new Christmas tradition where toy elves help create some extra festive magic for kids (and big kids!). The …

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My favourite Christmas books for 2023

A big part of the magic of my Christmas is snuggling on the sofa and losing myself in a festive story. I’ve gathered a list …

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The best new board games for 2023

One of the many things I love about Christmas is playing the best new board games with my family. There are so many new board …

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How to choose a new theme for your Christmas decorations

If you want to plan your Christmas decorations from scratch, it can be difficult to know where to start. My top tip is to come …

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What to do if you spent too much at Christmas

The festive season is always an expensive time and with the cost of living spiralling, Christmas 2022 was even more financially challenging than most. So …

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Why January is the perfect month to start planning next Christmas

When it comes to Christmas, I always say the earlier you start planning the better. This is why I think January is the perfect month …

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The best Christmas presents for pets

Our animals are as much a part of our families as our human relatives – so we love showering them with gifts and treats. Here …

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My tips for stress-free hosting on Christmas Day

From cooking dinner for a large group of people to decorating your home, there’s a lot to think about when you’re hosting on Christmas Day. …

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Affordable Christmas stocking filler gift ideas for children

Lots of us will be having a scaled-down (but still gloriously festive!) Christmas this year as budgets are squeezed by the soaring cost of living. …

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