Christmas Traditions

Your Christmas Countdown List

Is it too early to start thinking about Christmas? No, it’s never too early. For those of us who’ve been planning the big day since July, Christmas is getting tantalisingly close but there’s still an awful lot to do and get organised. In this blog we’re looking at your Christmas Countdown, a list that’s going to help you stay on track as you plan a Christmas meal that brings all the family together. Write it Order It’s all in your head, so now’s the time to get it all down on paper. Go backwards from Christmas Day lunch and plan…


Puppy Love: The 13 Best Christmas Gifts to Get Your Dog This Christmas

Your pooch is an important part of the family, and he's probably your best pal, too. When it comes to the holidays, getting your dog a gift is a sweet way to show your furry friend just how much you care. Before you get a gift for your dog, you should see if there are group activities for your dog since the Christmas spirit brings dogs and their owners all together so you and your dog could make new friends! If you're not sure where to begin this holiday season, check out this list of the 13 best Christmas gifts…

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Managing Your Mental Health over the Holidays

Guest Post by Emma of Sass and Clacks The Christmas period is my favourite time of year. There’s nothing I love more than coming home on a crisp winter evening to a warm pair of slippers, a cosy blanket, and a hot chocolate, and finally finding (or making) that perfect gift gives me the warm fuzzies. There’s tasty treats and celebrations aplenty, and everywhere I turn there’s love, warmth, and affection. However, the traditions and sentiments behind the holiday season can also be a source of stress and anxiety. While for many Christmas is a joyous time to spend with…

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Ecolog Bakes Some Christmas Cheer

As we tirelessly prepare for Christmas – wrapping gifts, visiting family and friends, cooking the turkey – it can be easy to forget that a lot of people will be spending Christmas away from their families this festive season. There are some of us who work thankless jobs – clocking in on days when we really rather wouldn’t, but there are also those of us who work far from home – very far – and simply won’t be able to make it. Yes, it’s important to remember those out there who are members of the armed forces and won’t have…