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Luxury Christmas Shopping in London

J. Floris Ltd. at No.89 An even older establishment, Floris dates back to 1730, when a barber emigrated from Menorca and set up shop here. The seventh generation of his family carries on the business. You’ll find cologne, soaps, and bath essence and unusual toilet accessories. Toothbrushes inlaid with mother-of-pearl or lapis lazuli share a shelf with extravagant swansdown powder ...

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Christmas Markets in Helsinki

Let’s say you find yourself in Helsinki, Finland this December. It will undoubtedly be dark and cold. Chances are, the arctic wind coming off the Baltic Sea will be slicing through your wool coat like a knife, so venturing outside does not sound like fun, until you realize that December is the month of Christmas markets in Helsinki! Women’s Christmas ...

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Christmas Planning: It’s Never too Early to Start

Christmas is galloping towards us apace, whether we want to think about it or not. This year, perhaps more than ever, with money in general tight and the future uncertain, it would be a good time to think about home-made, personalised presents. Home-made doesn’t have to equal cheap or tacky. With a little thought and careful planning, home-made Christmas presents ...

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Holiday Gifts and Christmas Presents for Moms

Moms need holiday gifts that make their lives easier, that pamper them or that pertain to their hobbies and interests. Anyone who is searching for advice for what Christmas presents to buy for the moms in their lives can use these holiday present ideas. Christmas Presents to Make A Mom’s Life Easier One thing all moms have in common is ...

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Easy Homemade Christmas Gifts – Coconut Ice & Chocolate Truffles

A homemade present is always thoughtful, and few homemade presents go down as well as a box of sweets. These recipes involve little or no cooking, and are straightforward even for kitchen novices. Chocolate Truffles The secret to these rich, velvety sweets is to use the best quality chocolate you can find. Ingredients 1 cup (225g or 8oz) good quality ...

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Christmas FHE Lesson and Activity

Mormon families are counseled to take time out to have family home evening together one night a week. Use this Family Home Evening (FHE) lesson during the holiday season to teach the true message of Christmas. LDS kids and adults will begin to see Christmas decorations in a whole new way as they decorate the tree together. Christmas Family Home ...

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4 Christmas Games for Children

Children love playing games, and there is no better time to do so than when together for the holidays. Try these simple and easy to set up winter holiday games at your next gathering. Snowball Catch Medium-sized white Styrofoam balls 3 buckets, pots or baskets from small to large Tape to create a line that the children will stand behind ...

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Best Spanish Post-Christmas Holiday Surprise

Early January breaks cost as low as half those in the same venues just a week earlier. Many northern Europeans head south for a frost-free break with a strong chance of sunshine, and the Costa del Sol is particularly popular. Rich in evidence of Spain’s Moorish history, in Andalucia as elsewhere in Spain, the light-hearted religious carnivals that bring everyone, ...

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Halloween Party Spider Pumpkin Beverage Holder and Candle Holders

Here is an easy to make and unique way to keep Halloween party beverages cold and add a decorative touch to the table – Use a large pumpkin to create a spider pumpkin for an iced beverage holder and small pumpkins for spider pumpkin candle holders for decoration and ambiance during a Halloween party. How to Make a Halloween Party ...

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Halloween Costumes for Dogs: Cheap Dress Up Ideas

Trick-or-treating may not be a good idea for your dog but dressing up a pet for a Halloween party or costume contest can be fun. Not all dogs appreciate Halloween or enjoy wearing a costume but for those who relish the extra attention that a costume brings, dog lovers can find creative ideas everywhere. Halloween Costume Ideas for Dogs Half ...

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