Christmas News

Money for Christmas Gifts: How to Save and Afford Presents

The holidays are fast approaching again. For many, this is a joyous time filled with family and fun. For others, it’s a never-ending rollercoaster of money-related stress. If you’re one of those who are stressing, take a deep breath. There are ways for you to save up money for Christmas gifts between now and December 25th. You see, you don’t have to wait until December to create your Christmas list and go shopping. You can start planning right at this very second. Before you run off, though, check out these tips for saving cash during the holidays so you don’t blow your…

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Why Fall is the Absolute Best Time to Shop for Christmas

I've talked about shopping early for Christmas on the blog before, and now that the air is crisper and the leaves are turning, I'm back to encourage everyone to try and have a stress-free Christmas season by getting your gifts, decorations and more EARLY! Here's some great reasons why you should probably start your Christmas Shopping, like, yesterday! In one recent study, it was discovered that approximately 45% of all consumers begin shopping for Christmas prior to November 1. That means that if you are already thinking about buying and wrapping Christmas gifts, and getting brand new decorations for your home, you certainly…

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Christmas in London: Inside Selfridges 2019

It's become a bit of an annual tradition. Selfridges opens it's 'Christmas Shop' (or, maybe just enough displays to qualify as a Christmas Shop) in late July / Early August - and all the newspapers start the annual uproar about Christmas Creep. Another annual tradition is for me to go visit the shop, and take photos to share with everyone who can't manage to make it to London themselves. Selfridges Christmas Shop in London For those of you who don't know, Selfridges is a major upscale department store on Oxford Street in London. It's a become well known for being…

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Benefits of Buying Your Christmas Gifts Early!

Christmas comes once a year, and boy, does it make an impression whilst it stays. We go all out to celebrate it: decorating the house from top to bottom in shiny decorations and colourful lights, baking cakes and cookies you don’t get at any other time of the year, drinking some raw egg with a bit of alcohol mixed in… There’s a lot of traditions we keep to, and there’s a few of them that just don’t seem to make sense! But the one we all love to practice year by year is the act of gift giving. We want…