Top Christmas shopping tips from parents

Ask parents about their best Christmas tips and the advice arrives like a Santa’s sack of treats. Here, some of BritMums’ parents’ best tips: How to shop smart at Christmas Save on online delivery charges by ordering together with other Mummy friends and splitting the cost @netbuddytoptips 2. Many gifts can’t be returned after a…

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Outdoor Adventure: Winter activities for families

Winter provides a brilliant opportunity to get stuck in with brilliant outdoor activities for kids of all ages. There’s everything from things to do in the snow to wildlife feeding and art ideas! January in particular can be a real downer after the fun of family gatherings. It’s often colder and feels darker than December…

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Finance: How do you split the bill at the Christmas party?

Each December the pressure of Christmas can get to all of us. It doesn’t take much for the financial strain to show and it all culminates in the big split. That’s right – splitting the bill. Picture the scene – it’s the work’s Christmas do. Three courses have been consumed and the drinks have been…

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Books: Christmas chronicles, book advents & traditions

Welcome to December’s books round-up, are you ready for Christmas? Are you an ‘organise everything in advance’ person like me, or an ‘up wrapping on Christmas Eve’ type of person? Books always make it into my children’s Christmas present pile, they have a selection of fairytales, fact book and my son has the new David…

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Baking: Last minute Christmas party bakes

Well, this year has gone fast, hasn’t it! I can’t believe that it is now just a few days before Christmas. Are you all prepared?  I for one am not and it’s going to be the usual rush to get it all done.  If you are anything like me then I am sure you will…

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