Are you playing host this Christmas? If so, you will know being in charge of the festive celebrations can get a little tense at times. While Christmas is one of the most enjoyable times of the year, as an adult, it does carry a lot of responsibility and can get hectic. Being a parent adds a whole new dimension of craziness to the festive season, as you need to try and juggle your preparations around the kids’ nativity plays, carol concerts, and a million other festive activities.
After a difficult eighteen months, being reunited with family and friends at Christmas is definitely something to look forward to. Being able to get together and have fun as a family will provide the opportunity to catch up on lost time. But, it can still feel like a lot of pressure to host Christmas dinner in your home. So, starting your preparations early and getting your home ready for your guests ahead of time is a great way to reduce some of the stress of hosting Christmas.
Take a look at these tips to help you get a head start on your preparations and ensure you are the host with the most this Christmas:Read more
It’s almost Christmas, which for many is usually such a wonderful time of the year, however, this year may be very different for some. Due to the Coronavirus, many people are unable to see their loved ones this year as there are too many of them, and others are unable to see their elderly or vulnerable relatives for fear of infecting them. This Christmas, for many, may be a time of great sadness, loneliness and loss. Suddenly the traditions you have become used to have been turned upside down. And sadly, one of the worst parts of this is that this year, there is nothing you can do about it. So, what can you do to cope this year?Read more
I think we’ve all realised that Christmas is going to be a lot different this year than it usually is. No trips out, no big gatherings, no Christmas parties. But that doesn’t mean that we can’t still enjoy all of the festivities, right? Other than spending time with family and seeing them open their presents (I’m more of a giver than a receiver), do you know what my favourite part is? FOOD! A lot of people have a lot less disposable income this year too, so we need to find savings anywhere we can. That’s where Jack’s Supermarket comes in handy. When you head to your local Jack’s you can find all your festive favourites for less!
The festive season is the time to really splurge on food & drink with no regrets. The time that we always make time for spending with friends and family when we’re not able to throughout the rest of the year. Read more
Even if you’re not a bookworm yourself, you must know someone who is, right? Whether it’s a physical book, an ebook, or an audiobook, I always have something on the go. So I have a few book related items on my own (small) Christmas list this year. Read more