A planet-friendly guide to disposing of Christmas-related waste

As the festive season comes to a close (sob!), it’s time to think about eco-friendly ways of dealing with any Christmas-related items we no longer need. Despite most of us doing our best to recycle what we can, we still throw away two million turkeys, one billion cards and enough wrapping paper to reach the […]

The best toys to buy children for Christmas 2023

In case you’re short of ideas for the young people in your life – or want to buy a surprise gift that’s not on their list for Santa, here are the 10 best toys to buy children for Christmas 2023! Just to mention that I’ll receive a small commission on products purchased via affiliate links […]

The UK’s best craft fairs for Christmas makes and gifts

Whether you’re an experienced crafter or just starting out, visiting the best craft fairs in the UK is a brilliant way to gather materials and inspiration for your Christmas makes – and enjoy a fantastic day out! If you’re not a creative type but love to buy handmade gifts (or a unique treat for yourself), […]

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 are my ideas for the best Christmas presents for pets (and their animal mad owners)! At no cost to you, I’ll receive a small commission on some products purchased via […]

My subscription and experiences gift ideas

If you’re struggling to find the perfect Christmas present for a loved one, have you considered a subscription or experience gift? There are so many options available, I can always find something that will appeal to my recipients, including both adults and children – and at all price points, so they’re a budget-friendly option, too. […]

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 value electronic Christmas cards available – including a few free ones and some (often short!) free trial periods – so you could save on the cost of physical cards, plus […]

The best UK Christmas markets

Visiting a Christmas market is one of my must-do Christmas traditions – it’s one of the first fun festive things I do each year and it marks the start of the celebrations! I love the lights, the atmosphere, the chance to buy Christmas decorations and gifts – and sampling some warming and delicious glühwein to […]

Last minute Christmas present inspiration: downloadable gifts

There’s only a few days to go until the big day! As always I feel like December has disappeared in a flash – do you feel the same? If you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet it’s probably safest to hit the shops rather than order gifts in the post in case they don’t arrive […]

How to give Christmas presents people really want

For lots of us, gift giving is a big part of Christmas. But how do you make sure you’re picking presents that people really want? Buying the ‘right’ gift can feel like a lot of pressure, and I think most people have at least one person on their Christmas gift list who is particularly difficult […]

Quick and easy creative gift wrapping ideas

I’m not the most artistic person in the world, but I do like to get a little creative when wrapping at least some of the Christmas gifts I give. And I’m not alone as 67% of the Christmas Organised Facebook community said you put in extra effort to make your presents look beautiful! Twenty-two percent […]

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