Christmas in the Home
7 things you might not know about Christmas trees

7 things you might not know about Christmas trees

Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree… It wouldn’t be December without millions of trees being cut down across the world for our

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Recycle this Christmas

Recycle this Christmas

Do your bit this Christmas and make sure you recycle what you can Huge amounts of packaging and paper go to into the wrapping and delivering

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This year’s classic festive wreath choices

This year’s classic festive wreath choices

Nothing says you’ve embraced the Christmas spirit like a classic festive wreathTraditionalBerry wreath, National Trust, £25.00Pinecone

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The perfect Christmas dinner place settings

The perfect Christmas dinner place settings

Dressing the table for Christmas celebrations is as important as the menu and the guest list, here are some ways to set the right toneFestive

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Christmas decorations can create a winter wonderland at home

Christmas decorations can create a winter wonderland at home

From retro decorations to those inspired by the latest interior trends, we take a look at how to turn your home into a winter wonderland this

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Make an impression with your Christmas gift wrapping

Make an impression with your Christmas gift wrapping

Handy hints on how to perfect present presentation First impressions count and it is just as true when it comes to gift giving. Here’s

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Choose the right Christmas tree for your home

Choose the right Christmas tree for your home

Christmas starts with a tree, but choosing the right one can be a minefield. We look at the best choices whether it is traditional, imitation

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Having fun across the board with games this Christmas

Having fun across the board with games this Christmas

Are you game for a laugh or determined to win? We have tips either wayWe all love a board game at Christmas, don’t we? But after a few

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Keeping safe at Christmas

Keeping safe at Christmas

Avoid common Christmas health hazards this year with this guide to staying safeWith the Christmas meal usually involving several saucepans

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for