Tag Archive: Christmas

Dec 01

40,000 Christmas Trees

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Tweet 40,000 Christmas trees are passing through New Smithfield market this year, right in front of the offices where I work! The guy who sells them is the biggest real Christmas tree wholesaler in Manchester and sells to other wholesalers – and also to some of my colleagues!! The question which has been bugging me …

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Nov 17

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

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Tweet Christmas Cards The first Christmas card was sent in 1843 and featured a small child drinking wine with his family. While I don’t commend that behaviour I do commend the fact that these first Christmas cards were recycled! Yes that’s right, the first cards were cut up and the images used in scrap books …

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Nov 12

Wrap it up

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Tweet 6 wrapping tips So you’ve bought some presents (or not yet as the case may be). To add that element of surprise and fun for the kids (and big kids) you have decided you’re going to wrap the presents in the traditional manner. But wait! – check this out first: Christmas Wrapping Ideas: Get …

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Nov 04

8 3Rs Christmas Gift Ideas

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Tweet Thnking of ‘going green’ this Christmas – read on. Here’s a few gift ideas I came up with. 1. Give An Experience 2. Adopt a Turtle 3. Subscription to Spotify 4. Give Time 5. Make Something Yourself 6. Use Freecycle 7. Reuse – Ebay/Charity Shop/Car Boot Sale 8. Plant a Tree 1. An experience …

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