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There are just some things we DON’T want for Christmas

2014-12-12 10:30

So it’s that time of year again, and we’re all bound to get really crappy gifts we don’t want.

Get the festive spirit!

2014-12-12 00:00

Christmas can be a crazy time of year. Between work and family commitments, parties, holiday plans and present shopping, it's easy to lose those festive feelings. Here's how to get back into the spirit.

10 ways to enjoy the festive season on a budget

2014-12-10 12:03

1Life gives us a little heads up if you are feeling financially flummoxed in the face of the imminent festivities.

Buy a used car in Jan: Pay for Xmas?

2014-12-09 13:19

Buying a used car in December rather than waiting until January could save you enough money to cover the cost of Christmas, according to UK vehicle experts CAP Automotive.

World's best grandpa!

2014-12-08 12:45

Grandpa-to-be gets the best Christmas gift ever.

Christmas gifts that keep on giving

2014-12-03 21:00

Columnist, Natasha Marais, shares classic Christmas gift ideas.

Brussels sprouts with chestnuts and bacon

2014-12-03 10:14

A beautiful side dish to go with your Christmas roast.

Christmas mince pies

2014-12-02 08:23

With a deliciously light pastry.

10 festive season traps

2014-12-02 05:05

It's one month to Christmas. All you want to do is chill out. Avoid these traps between now and the 25th of December.

10 festive season traps

2014-12-01 16:11

It's one month to Christmas. All you want to do is chill out. Avoid these traps between now and the 25th of December.

The effect of Christmas music on our shopping behaviour

2014-11-26 11:40

Come December we're all about festive gift shopping. But have you ever stopped to consider that while you browse, the Christmas music playing in the background may actually affect what you buy or how much you spend?

The effect of Christmas music on our shopping behaviour

2014-11-25 14:43

Come December we're all about festive gift shopping. But have you ever stopped to consider that while you browse, the Christmas music playing in the background may actually affect what you buy or how much you spend?

Port delay threatens Christmas tree shipments

2014-11-18 14:15

A slowdown at Tacoma port due to a labour dispute could result in thousands of Christmas trees not to be shipped in time for holidays.

Did Christmas hurt your relationship?

2014-11-06 16:58

Healthy cash flow and your size 34 figure may not have been the only casualties of the festive season. How is your relationship doing?

Pink names her favourite Christmas movies!

2013-12-25 08:00

Pink has revealed her favourite festive films to watch over Christmas, and they include 2003 romantic comedy Love Actually and 1946 classic It's a Wonderful Life.

Jamie Oliver prepares family feast the night before Christmas

2013-12-24 20:57

TV chef Jamie Oliver insists he needs no help cooking his Christmas meal and begins preparing the night before so he can enjoy himself on Christmas Day.

 

Take control of your Christmas spending

2014-12-17 00:00

Your finances don’t have to suffer this festive season. Here’s how to cut back and take charge.

Festive season life-saving ideas

2014-12-12 00:00

Stressed about the coming festive season? Don't worry, we've got your back.

Something to consider before you do your Xmas shopping...

2014-12-12 00:00

Instead of buying expensive gifts in elaborate packaging, consumers are being urged to think green during the holiday season.

Don't fall into these traps this festive season

2014-12-11 05:10

It's one month to Christmas. All you want to do is chill out. Avoid these traps between now and the 25th of December.

Buy a used car in Jan: Pay for Xmas?

2014-12-09 08:14

Buying a used car in December rather than waiting until January could save you enough money to cover the cost of Christmas, according to UK vehicle experts CAP Automotive.

The effect of Christmas music on our shopping behaviour

2014-12-08 14:05

Come December we're all about festive gift shopping. But have you ever stopped to consider that while you browse, the Christmas music playing in the background may actually affect what you buy or how much you spend?

World's best grandpa!

2014-12-08 12:25

Grandpa-to-be gets the best Christmas gift ever.

SA not alone in load shedding

2014-12-02 07:30
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Belgians are being asked to cut down on power usage and forgo Christmas lighting cheer after three of the country’s nuclear power stations were closed down.

Christmas gifts that keep on giving

2014-11-28 10:02

Columnist, Natasha Marais, shares classic Christmas gift ideas.

Christmas gifts that keep on giving

2014-11-26 15:22

Columnist, Natasha Marais, shares classic Christmas gift ideas.

The effect of Christmas music on our shopping behaviour

2014-11-25 17:05

Come December we're all about festive gift shopping. But have you ever stopped to consider that while you browse, the Christmas music playing in the background may actually affect what you buy or how much you spend?

Christmas dinner for slimmers

2014-11-12 15:26

Spare a thought for the dieters this year and prepare a Christmas dinner that isn’t loaded with kilojoules, fat and cholesterol.

Healthy holiday food

2014-11-06 15:43

The festive season is all about lolling on the beach, long-distance drives and late-night celebrations – but unfortunately it’s about indulgence and expanding waistlines too.

Stay happy after Christmas

2013-12-25 05:00

The post-Christmas period can leave many of us feeling down.

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