Christmas wouldn't be the same without indulging in your favourite festive food and drink, and one of the best ways to simplify your Christmas food shop is by treating yourself to a luxurious Christmas hamper. Whether it's indulgent chocolates and elegant wine, or flavoursome cheese and chutneys, Christmas food hampers come in all sizes and price ranges. From the classic Fortnum and Mason Christmas hamper to Aldi's Finest festive treats, here are eight of the best Christmas hampers for 2019 that would make a perfect treat for yourself, or gift for a special friend or loved one. Amazon Bearing Gifts Christmas Hamper, £39 A gourmet Christmas food hamper by Clearwater Hampers, packed full of luxury festive treats. It contains a wide variety of delicious Christmas goodies including chocolate truffles, mince pies, shortbread, tea coffee and more. Bearing Gifts' professional hamper creating team has carefully curated the finest of sweet and savoury foods. Presented in … [Read more...] about From Fortnum and Mason to Aldi and Waitrose, eight best Christmas hampers to indulge in over the festive season
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MAGICAL unseen footage of E.T eating cupcakes and playing in the snow has been revealed. The scenes are part of an extended version of Sky's Christmas advert, which have been released following the popularity of its festive campaign. Last week Sky unveiled its Christmas advert which features E.T returning to earth to visit a grown-up Elliot. The 2 minute long advert was praised by viewers as the "winner of the Christmas adverts". But now Sky has revealed a new four-minute version of the story, with additional scenes showing more about the heartwarming reunion. It begins with Elliot's two young children playing outside the house, throwing snowballs at each other.Suddenly the Christmas lights begin to flicker and the kids discover ET hidden behind a snowman in the garden. The kids scream and ET asks for "Elliot", as their awe-stuck dad appears and he says: "You came back". Elliot introduces him to his children and his wife and says: "A lot has changed since you were here". E.T moves … [Read more...] about Sky E.T Christmas advert – magical unseen footage released in extended version
TIME to ramp up the glitter and whip out those fake eyelashes because Christmas party season is finally upon us. But as our bank balances still recovering from a few too many Black Friday purchases, we have to ask: is it really worth splashing out on a whole load of posh beauty bits this December? Or can you create the perfect Christmas party look for only £10? And spend any money you have leftover on booze behind the bar... Well fear not because Fabulous Digital has partnered up with make-up artist Olivia Todd to pit £10 of affordable Primark make-up against £1000 worth of slap. And spoiler alert: it's almost impossible to tell the difference between the two... Both our cheap and luxury looks were centred around a festive frosty blue smokey eye paired with pink lips and a radiant base. £10 Face You don't have to be a make-up expert to know that £10 isn't going to get you very far in the beauty world. Naturally, Primark's pursefriendly range of products came in … [Read more...] about Can YOU tell the £10 face of Christmas party make-up from a £1,000 one?
Gwyneth Paltrow, queen of offering controversial advice — everything from steaming your vagina to coining the phrase ‘conscious uncoupling’ — has released her annual Christmas gift guide via her wellness and lifestyle brand, Goop. As expected, the 2019 guide is luxuriously decadent. Featuring gifts from no less than 10 different categories, Goop has something for everyone, meaning you’ll never have to angst over what to buy your second-cousin-once-removed again. While a “beer blanket”, jar of Sir Kensington’s Special Sauce or pocket-size tin of Jacobsen’s sea salt will set you back a reasonable $9, Paltrow’s suggestions quickly take a turn for the expensive. And before you know it, you’ll be selling your vital organs in order to reserve Debby from the office a $365,050 seat to space. RELATED: Outrage over ‘disturbing’ Christmas item Here are some of the most ludicrous items Paltrow suggests you pop to the … [Read more...] about Gwyneth Paltrow’s ridiculous Goop Christmas picks
December 05, 2019 - 13:45 GMT Nichola Murphy All the best London things to do, from Eltham Palace's light show to the Great Christmas Pudding Race and shopping at an Instagram pop up in Selfridges. London is one of the most magical places at Christmas, and whether you want to perfect your party beauty look or join in with a charity fun run, there are plenty of ways to get in the festive spirit this weekend. Keep scrolling to see our picks of things to do in London this weekend...See Les Misérables – The Staged Concert If you're a big Les Misérables fan but didn't manage to get your hands on tickets to Cameron Mackintosh’s staged concert version, then head to one of 400 UK cinemas this weekend to see a live broadcast. Starring Michael Ball as Javert, Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean, Carrie Hope Fletcher as Fantine and Matt Lucas as Thénardier, the production will be recorded live from the Gielgud Theatre in London. … [Read more...] about Fun things to do in London: Great Christmas Pudding Race, Secret Santa pop-up, Les Mis screening and more