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Why done is better than perfect

It’s natural to want to do everything you can to ensure your family and friends have a special Christmas – but it’s also important to …

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Delicious alternatives to turkey for Christmas dinner

Eating turkey on Christmas Day remains a popular tradition that’s observed by most people – but if it’s not your favourite meat, there are plenty …

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How to spend less this Christmas

As the cost of living continues to rise, we’re all beginning to feel the pinch. Christmas is still five months away, so now is the …

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eco-friendly Christmas crackers

Choosing eco-friendly Christmas crackers

Christmas crackers are a much-loved Christmas dinner tradition in most UK homes (including mine) – but they are also incredibly wasteful and bad for the …

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How to write a Christmas round-robin newsletter

Boastful and annoying Christmas round-robin newsletters have given them a bad name – but, done well, they can also be a brilliant way to keep …

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The 10 best ever Christmas films

Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without spending a good chunk of time watching Christmas films on repeat. I’m not the only one who feels …

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My top five advent calendar ideas

Advent calendars are an important part of Christmas for lots of children, adults…and pets!  But do you know how and when the Advent calendar tradition …

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My favourite Christmas e-card websites

If you’re on a budget this Christmas, e-cards are a cost effective way of sending friends and family your festive greetings. There are some great …

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Embracing a more eco-friendly Christmas

If we all make just one or two small changes to reduce our environmental footprint this Christmas, it could be hugely beneficial to the planet. …

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