The weeks are flying by. Suddenly it’s the start of another working week or there’s another page to turn over on the calendar. Christmas will be here before we know it. Now is the time to put on your Santa Hat an start thinking about the festive season.
Plan Your Food
One of the first things to do is figure out how many people you’re going to be catering for this year. This will help you figure out how much food you need to buy. Remember, you don’t need to overbuy food. The shops are only shut for one day. Did you know that during Christmas there are almost 270,000 tons of food waste created. Knowing what you need to buy will not only save you contributing to that amount but it will save you money too, which you can divert to other areas of your Christmas celebrations. Make sue you accommodate everyone and add some treats, but stay within your budget! As much fun as it can be walking around the supermarket in your Santa Hat, you might consider doing online shopping so you only order what you need.
Organise Your Decorations
The garden centres already have their Christmas displays out and here at the Christmas Shop we’ve got loads of amazing decorations for you to spruce up you house with this year. Take a look through the box (or boxes!) of Christmas decorations you have in the loft ahead of when you intend to put the tree up. This way you can see what you can get rid of, re-buy or need to replace. Check your fairy lights work and see if you fancy some new and fabulous festive bits and pieces.
We’ve got everything from advent calendars to tree decorations. Many people have a tradition of buying a new decoration for the tree every year. With that in mind, take a look at this glittery Santa bauble. If you just want a few new festive touches around the house in the build up to Christmas Day, these cute reindeer coasters are the perfect addition. You’ll smile with every cup of tea! If you’d like a surprise delivered to your door, simply order one of our Mystery Boxes and we’ll send you some beautiful Christmas items.
Make Your Gift List
One of the parts of Christmas that people love, is making the Christmas gift list and buying presents for our loved ones. You really do feel like Father Christmas figuring out what each individual would like to receive and whether they’ve been naughty or nice! This is when you really need to put on your Santa Hat! if you’re looking for quirky and beautiful items for your friends and family, be sure to check out some of the items we’ve recently added to the site. Help someone warm up with this festive mug, because Baby It’s Cold Outside! Lots of people partake in secret Santa. We’ve got lots of stocking filler gifts on the site too, for this very reason.
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