Now is the perfect time to order your family Turkey/Seafood/Ham/Meat for Christmas Day. Whilst it can be tempting to wait a bit longer, contact your butcher and place your order at the beginning of December to guarantee you receive the pick of the bunch.
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Purchase or put up and decorate your tree.
Now is the perfect time to start preparing your Christmas cakes & puddings by soaking the fruit. Marinating fruit in advance means you will have a super moist & delicious result.
Start to finalise your Christmas Day menu. Take note of which dishes you need to delegate.
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Start finalising your Christmas drinks menu and order all the alcohol you need for the day – or delegate who will be bringing what.
Get inspired by our collection of festive drinks here.
Write and send Christmas cards and gifts that need to be mailed.
Get as much of your wrapping done as possible and remember to buy different types of batteries for any gifts.
If you’re thinking of giving edible gifts this year, then start baking and making. A week prior to Christmas is the perfect time to pack and wrap any edible gifts. Keeping them in jars or zip-lock bags in a dark, cool place will allow them to stay fresher for longer.
Try one of these recipes from our best ever edible Christmas gifts collection here.
A week prior to Christmas is the perfect time to deep clean the house and get rid of any clutter before the big day.
Learn about the cleansing routine of decluttering from Marie Kondo here.
Shop for all your fresh ingredients.
Download a free MiNDFOOD meal planner and shopping list here.
Purchase your seafood and store correctly in fridge. Prep any food possible.
Set the table for the next day.
Allow guests to help you with cooking and odd jobs in the morning to avoid stress and most importantly, enjoy the day. Merry Christmas!