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IT’S PARTY time, and you don’t have a thing to wear. Well, that’s not strictly true, but you fancy something new. Here’s some inspiration for you. Check the dress code and the venue for the party, to ensure you choose an appropriate outfit. Find out whether it’s to be festive, smart casual, lounge or cocktail.
It’s the one tree you don’t want to hug, even if that is your thing. A prickly presence in the corner of your living room for four or five weeks, and then a reluctant recluse in the garden as you seek to hang on to it for next year.
It is recognised that most families spend far too much money on Christmas, so here are 20 ways to make the family budget go further this time. You will probably end up enjoying Christmas more, too, with the worry of cost reduced considerably.