Christmas all year round

Week 47: Buy Local this Christmas

We have all heard the saying “buy local”, but why should we be buying locally? Does it make a difference? You may have seen the image above on Social Media recently. I am not sure where it originated; it does make a good point. However there are so many reasons why we should buy local – …

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Family Food Fun & Allergy-Friendly

Christmas Breakfast

Christmas morning is a wonderful time to spend with family and friends. We normally have a few people over for Christmas breakfast before heading out to visit the family. So I have gathered a few Christmas breakfast ideas which I think are just too cute for their Christmas socks! Pizza Christmas Tree Ok, so the …

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Health

Tips to reduce stress this Christmas

To help you enjoy the true spirit of Christmas, here are a few tips to help you reduce the stress that comes with the Holiday season. Financial Stress: If the Christmas aftermath includes massive credit card bills that can take months to clear, Christmas can be a time of great stress. Christmas doesn’t have to …

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Creative Craft Corner

Epsom Salt Snow Candle

Why not do some recycling/upcycling this Christmas?! You can have a white Christmas after all… Wash out an old Mayo/Pickles Jar and fill it with Epsom Salts. Drop in a tealight candle and light. Adds fantastic Christmas cheer to any table and looks really sweet when you group various sizes together.

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Creative Craft Corner

Homemade Christmas Gifts #7 – Lego Cufflinks

Too many Lego pieces lying around? Put them to good use and make these Lego cufflinks for the guys this Christmas. Lego Cufflinks What you will need Plain Cufflinks or Cufflink backings (try looking at craft stores or your dad’s cupboard, the backings will look better) Superglue (Try Bostik’s glue for Plastics with Primer) Lego pieces …

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