Get your festive plans on track with the MiNDFOOD Christmas Planner

Get your festive plans on track with the MiNDFOOD Christmas Planner
We've got Christmas sorted with this digital planner to take you through all the important steps to a smooth and fun-filled day.

December 1

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.

Turkey: Master a turkey this holidays with these simple tips – from buying your bird through to carving it. Click here for our top tips. 

Ham: From selecting the perfect ham to preparing a memorable feast, we take you through the steps to ensuring your Christmas ham is the best ever this year. Click here for a perfect ham every time. 

December 3

Purchase or put up and decorate your tree.

Flex your DIY skills and try piling presents under one of these creative Christmas tree alternatives this year.

December 4

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.

Get your kitchen smelling delicious with MiNDFOOD’s tried and true, classic family Christmas Cake recipe here. Or try some of our Best Ever Christmas Cake recipes here.

December 7

Start to finalise your Christmas Day menu. Take note of which dishes you need to delegate.

Try some of our favourite recipe collections below:

Best Ever Christmas Breakfast and Brunch

Best Vegetarian Recipes for Festive Entertaining

A Fuss-Free Christmas Menu

Best Gluten-Free Festive Recipes

December 10

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. 

December 11

Write and send Christmas cards and gifts that need to be mailed.

December 16

Get as much of your wrapping done as possible and remember to buy different types of batteries for any gifts.

10 eco-friendly gift-wrapping ideas

December 17

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.

December 18

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. 

December 23

Shop for all your fresh ingredients.

Download a free MiNDFOOD meal planner and shopping list here.

December 24

Purchase your seafood and store correctly in fridge. Prep any food possible.

Set the table for the next day.

December 25

Allow guests to help you with cooking and odd jobs in the morning to avoid stress and most importantly, enjoy the day. Merry Christmas!



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