Family Christmas

Wooden advent calendarMake sure you have a fabulous and festive Christmas with our helpful tips. 

On the big day, whip up this tasty chestnut stuffing, serve your guests some cheese straws or gingerbread, and follow our guide on how long to cook your turkey. Then enjoy a cup of mulled wine, or if you or your guests are tee-total try these non-alcoholic cocktail ideas

Then blast a bit of the MN Christmas playlist, play a few rounds of these family board games and settle in for a few of our pick of the best Christmas films

Christmas relationship advice

Broken Christmas bauble

Festive family gathering giving you gritted teeth? Browse some of our relationship advice for easing Christmas stresses and keep your household from going a bit crackers. 


Nativity play disasters

Child in Nativity play giggling

The annual nativity play is the stuff parenting memories are made of. Read on to enjoy Mumsnetters' accounts of the on-stage triumphs and tragedies, and the backstage drama...

Dishwasher vodka

Christmas vodka

Yes, you can make flavoured vodka in your dishwasher. See Mumsnetters' inventive recipes for homemade liqueurs. Nice to quaff at Christmas or to give as quality homemade presents.

Christmas crafts for kids

Felt Christmas decoration

Bust out the glue, glitter and assorted craft accessories and get the children stuck in to some of these easy Christmas craft suggestions.

Christmas budget planner

Christmas baubles

Use this budget planning tool and countdown-to-Christmas clock from the Money Advice Service to ensure your festive spending doesn't break the bank.

Mumsnet's Christmas playlist

Wham cover

Bust out the mince pies, pour the bubbly and slip on your dancing shoes. We've compiled our ultimate Christmas playlist, and it's a cracker.

Christmas food and recipes

Christmas cake

'Tis the season for Christmas cooking, so make the best of it with these most festive of recipes. 

Poncetastic tips

Christmas wreath on grey front door

Want to make the run-up to Christmas even more stressful by hand-crafting cards, making your own wreath and agonising over the theme for your Whimsical Homemade Tree? Step this way...





Last updated: 08-Jan-2014 at 12:57 PM