How do other faiths celebrate at Christmas

Christmas for the Christian faith is a celebration of the day on which Jesus Christ was born. Iconic scenes of the nativity are all around us in shops and on TV, and Christmas traditions that have been passed down over many generations are once again enjoyed. For Christians it is a family time, with the

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How to plan the perfect Christmas party

Christmas is fast approaching and with it comes the work Christmas party. Contrary to popular belief, this doesn’t magic itself into existence and does in fact need someone willing to take on the task of planning it. Arranging a party for your colleagues can be a stressful experience, especially if you’ve never done it before

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Over indulgence at Christmas

Your cupboards are probably already heaving with the weight of festive favourites fighting for space beside those less tempting tins of beans, and with a little over two weeks until Christmas the calorific content of your kitchen is set to rise even further. Over-indulgence at Christmas has become an expected element of the season, but

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Cant afford Christmas presents

This time of year is a particularly stressful time for those who want to treat their friends, family and loved ones to thoughtful Christmas presents, but bringing a smile to the faces of your nearest and dearest may be simpler than you think. Change the way you view Christmas Yes, the majority of people buy

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How kids can help with Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching, once again many of us find ourselves caught like rabbits in the headlights trying to co-ordinate our hectic daily lives with the extra juggling Christmas throws at us. We are all seduced by the golden glow adverts where everyone has time to calmly decorate the tree whilst pondering what amazing banquet

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Try your hand at DIY Christmas

Homemade, DIY and grow-your-own have been all the rage on our TV screens this year, so it can’t be long before someone (ludicrously creative; probably a bit posh) pops up to tell us how to make Christmas from scratch. And while we’re not all Kirstie Allsopp or Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall (relax, we’re not proposing you rear

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