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 […]

Ten tips for buying sustainable gifts

Now more than ever we’re aware of the negative effect we’re having on the environment. So it’s really important we do as much as we can to help save the planet – including at Christmas time. And there’s lots to do: the UK produces an additional three million tonnes of waste at Christmas. I was […]

The best Christmas planners for festive organising

There’s nothing like a good old fashioned notebook for helping keep your Christmas organising on track. Don’t get me wrong, I also love apps and spreadsheets for organising on the go and sharing things like gift list ideas with family and friends (check out my post on the best Christmas apps) – but there’s nothing […]

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