Surviving Christmas With The Menopause

When you’re in the throes of the menopause, dealing with some of the more unpleasant symptoms is stressful enough but even more difficult at Christmas…

Think Your Yuletide Traditions Are Strange? I Wouldn’t Bet On …

Every family celebrates Christmas in its own unique way.  We all have Yuletide traditions and customs that are personal to us and resonate with all…

How To Stay Safe This Christmas Party Season

My daughter is only 11 years old, but already she can make that sound – “harrumph” – which implies she hasn’t the faintest intention of…

12 Tips To Avoid All Out War At The Christmas Table

The festive season is a potential minefield for Christmas arguments; with family, with partners, with children, with the cat, with shop assistants and probably with…

How To Care For Your Poinsettia – THE Christmas Plant

Some of us are not very good with houseplants.  In fact, some of us find keeping a Spider Plant alive a bit of a challenge.…

Your Stress-Free Christmas Dinner Plan

The festive season really is the most wonderful time of the year yet there is one part of it that fills many of us with…

Christmas Shopping? 8 Ways To Keep Your Cool.

There are times when those of us prone to getting a little ‘tired and emotional’ need to treat ourselves with a little more care than…

Fruity Festive Tipples For Christmas & New Year

Christmas is a time when mulled wine and hot cider brews reign supreme in the drinks department, but for those that are partial to a…

Helpline Numbers – If You Need Someone To Talk To Over Christmas

I know that Christmas and the festive season is not a happy time for everyone,  but there are people who care, and who want to…

Review: Tesco Free From Christmas Jumper Cake Kit

These days, more and more of us are adapting our diets, either through choice or because we are managing allergies and food intolerances. At Christmas,…

Win The Holiday Of Your Dreams With Hallmark & Tesco Elf

The film Elf is rapidly becoming a Christmas classic.  Who doesn’t love Will Ferrell as the outsize elf Buddy who discovers who he really is…