Christmas Traditions Around the World

Katherine PeachChristmas, Culture, Travel

Our traditions is what makes Christmas special. Some traditions are small and unique to our families, some are more common traditions shared which most people who celebrate Christmas do. But there are so many interesting traditions around the world that you might not have heard of. Yule Goat in Sweden With it’s routes in Paganism, the Yule Goat, or Gävle … Read More

Start Your Own Christmas Eve Traditions

Pippa-Marie SheppardChristmas

Christmas Eve has to be one of my favourite festive days (excluding the big day itself). After weeks of running around preparing, and the stress that comes along with it, it’s the night where everything comes together and I can finally sit down and breathe.  Tonight is a night that will be full of magic for many, and what better … Read More

Ways to spend your Christmas Eve

Pippa-Marie SheppardChristmas

With Christmas Eve officially a day away, here at View Publishing we’ve put together a list of festive ways that you and your family can spend the day!  1: Make a gingerbread house. See our recipe here.  2: Re-decorate the Christmas Tree. Most Christmas trees fall into the hands of little children and can begin to look a bit messy … Read More

Ways to Help Others This Christmas

Katherine PeachChristmas, Community

Christmas is a wonderful time of year. A time for lights, food, presents, precious time with friends and family and it can be easy to get swept up in our own Christmas-sy worlds. So, particularly after the last couple years we had, lets have a think about what we can do to help others this Christmas. Christmas Food Banks We … Read More

Christmas Gifts For The Workplace

Pippa-Marie SheppardChristmas

It’s always nice to think about those around you at Christmas, those that impact your daily life and those you spend the most of your time with. This Christmas, show your work colleagues your appreciation with a little gift. Below are 50 great gift ideas that are perfect for any work place.  1: Novelty Mug  2: Personalised Notebooks  3: Hamper  … Read More

Fun Festive Snacks

Katherine PeachChristmas, Food

We can all agree that food is one of the best parts about Christmas. From the mounds of chocolate, the buffet nibbles to the Christmas dinner itself. So we’ve collected a couple of super easy and fun Christmas treats you can make yourself. Reindeer Chocolate Bark This is a great one for kids to get involved with. This festive treat … Read More

Christmas Mocktail Recipes

Katherine PeachChristmas, Food

You don’t have to drink alcohol to enjoy a tasty winter cocktail. We’ve collected a few easy festive mocktails for you to make this Christmas. Enjoy! Mulled Wine A wonderful Christmas classic, which is guaranteed to fill your house with festive smells. Ingredients 500ml pomegranate juice 25g golden caster sugar Handful of frozen blackberries 250ml apple juice 1 cinnamon stick … Read More

Keeping Christmas Alive for Kids

Katherine PeachChristmas, Kids, Uncategorized

Christmas is a magic time for everyone but especially for kids. Watching kids fall in love with Christmas is wonderful (and not just because they get presents). So we want to help you keep the Christmas spirit alive with these great things you can do this Christmas to make it extra special for kids. Elf of the Shelf By now … Read More

Christmas Activities For Adults

Pippa-Marie SheppardChristmas

Children don’t have to have all the fun this Christmas. Here are some festive activities for adults to enjoy. So grab a glass of freshly mulled-wine, put on your cosiest pair of pyjamas/Christmas outfit and enjoy!  1: Ice Skating. Who doesn’t enjoy skating away the night? Winter Wonderland have brought back their annual Ice Rink to Cardiff. Click here to … Read More

Review: Cosmeston at Christmas

Pippa-Marie SheppardChristmas

This December, Cosmeston Lakes Country Park will come to life each evening as the Cosmeston Medieval Village and surroundings are transformed into a Christmas Spectacle. Siôn Corn (a.k.a Father Christmas), Siân Corn (Mrs Claus) and their busy little elves will be making their last visit to Penarth ahead of Christmas Eve to check the naughty and nice lists before the … Read More