December is nearly upon us and so some of you will be opening the first door of your advent calendar this week. But what will you find behind it?
Does the sight of Christmas decorations in November send shivers down your spine or fill you with Christmas cheer? Whatever side of the festive fence you’re on, a survey suggests we’ll see decorations up early this year.
Fancy some turkey-flavoured cheddar with your crackers this Christmas? How about some prosecco-infused mini sausages or even humbugs that taste of stuffing? These are just some of the delights that could be served up at a Christmas party near you this year. Dare you try them? (more on weird festive-themed food…)
Black Friday: It may be named after just one day but it’s increasingly becoming an altogether lengthier affair. Many shops have started their Black Friday sales already. So have you picked up some early deals yet?
For me, there are certain foods that have to be there to make Christmas. But as I’ve adopted new traditions, some of my former must-haves have fallen by the wayside. So what will you be putting on the table this year that you wouldn’t have in Christmases past? (more on Christmas food…)
Now that Twelfth Night is almost upon us, those of you who bought a real Christmas tree will probably be wondering what to do with it. (more on recycling your Christmas tree…)
It’s the most wasteful time of the year – so what do you do with your leftovers once the big day has been and gone?
Our National Poetry Day convo in October spawned such spectacular stanzas and rhyming couplets, we thought we’d repeat the experience – this time in homage to Christmas. As before, our guest poet Ian is here to commence the merriment…
(more on Christmas song…)
Merry Christmas to all our Which? Conversation community members! Here’s a fiendish Christmas quiz to put your Which? Conversation expertise to the test…
Will taking the early approach to Christmas shopping leave you with the January blues or does it pay to be late to the game? (more on last-minute Christmas shopping…)
Christmas… a time of music, laughter, food and family. As we near that special day, guest contributor Ian has penned a Which?-style guide (sort of) to getting everything right and having a wonderful time.
More and more people are choosing fake trees these days, but if you prefer the real thing, the choice can be overwhelming, so what should you pick? (more on choosing a Christmas tree…)
Every year there seems to be a must-have toy or gadget that sells out almost everywhere and leads to near hysteria when a fresh (often limited) batch miraculously arrives just before Christmas. This year is no exception. (more on in-demand Christmas gifts…)
According to research, you could well be serving up your cheapest ever Christmas dinner this year – that’s if you’re willing to shop around for it. So do you know what the cost of your Christmas dinner is likely to be?