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Christmas Traditions

6 Ways to Use Your Family Time this Christmas

Christmas is a magical time of year for many reasons, but one of the best things about it is the time we get to spend with our family. All year long, we rush around with work and school with stolen moments together, but Christmas is the time to make up for all of that. While the idealised image of Christmas involves snow, indulgent food, joyful games, and cosy evenings by the fire, essentially it is time for the family to reconnect. However, the reality is not quite so picture perfect. The closer we get to Christmas, the busier we will…

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Why I Don’t Want the Perfect Christmas this Year

Guest Post by Abi Jones from Something About Baby Everyone who knows me, knows that I’m a bit of a perfectionist.  I am your typical Pinterest mum. I have this deep rooted need to make sure every tiny detail is perfect and planned to the last second!   Holidays have an hour by hour itinerary, days out are planned using many, many lists and birthdays and special occasions are organised months (years…) in advance!  I always have so many plates spinning, I don’t know what’s what most days. So of course Christmas is going to be one of the most planned-in-detail…

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The Yule Log Christmas Tradition (with Videos)

Christmas season is important for people all around the world. They celebrate this season in various ways. The burning of the Yule Log is a part of this celebration. A question may arise as to what this log is about? This is nothing but a special wooden log that is meant to be burnt on fire at Christmas, here we go into the Yuletide Log Tradition in more detail for you to learn more about this the Yule Log at Christmas.   What is a Yule Log? Yuletide is an anachronistic term used for Christmas. Since the Yule log is…

Christmas Traditions

How to Celebrate Christmas in July (under the radar)

So, for obsessive Christmas fans like ourselves, it can be a bit trying to constantly have to hide your love of Christmas. Luckily there's a special time in the summer when it's a little bit more socially acceptable to bring up Christmas in casual conversation - that's right - we're talking about Christmas in July. Odds are, if you're like me, then you have friends and family that are generally toleratant of your constant excitement about the Holidays in November and December - but a little less so when it comes to the hot summer days of July. So -…