Don't panic! We've got all the tips and tricks you need to feed the family this Christmas without running around like a headless turkey. From preparations to last-minute corner-cutting - sit down to a festive feast you can all enjoy.
Guest post: Christmas can be a difficult for separated parents - here, Lottie Lomas shares how her family have acclimatised, and why she'll be keeping Christmas alive in her home, despite not having her children with her.
Guest post: Having got the baby, and herself, to sleep, MN blogger Wry Mummy is rudely awoken by the ghosts of Christmases past, present and future - and they deliver a gentle reminder of what Christmas is really about.
SolarAid: Imagine you had no electricity to light your home at night. No playtime or study time for your kids. No way to cook, to work, to live. Yet the magic of just one solar light can change everything.
The sales are coming! For the best chance of picking up a bargain, do your research: read Mumsnetters' tips when buying household appliances like washing machines - and share your own by adding a review.