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This is where you can get to know our team a bit better, and read about the things that make us smile.

Top 5 New Year’s Resolution Fails

Posted on January 17, 2017 by Andrea

Following our inspiring blog on Top New Year’s Resolutions and How to Stick To Them, we want to follow up with all those still working hard to stick to their resolutions. Today is a bit less inspiring: it’s officially ‘Ditch New Year’s … Read More

5 Places We’d Rather Be On Blue Monday

Posted on January 16, 2017 by Andrea

It’s the most… miserable day… of the year! (Did you sing that in your head to the tune of a certain Christmas song? We did!) Why IS Blue Monday called Blue Monday? If you’re expecting some profound, ancient meaning drawn from early pagan tradition … Read More

13 Freaky Facts About Friday 13th

Posted on January 13, 2017 by Dan

Today is the first Friday 13th of the year. With that in mind, we thought we'd share a few things you may not know about this infamous day. So, without further ado, here are 13 freaky facts about Friday 13th... Read More

5 Good Things That Happened in 2016

Posted on January 3, 2017 by Brooke

It's safe to say that 2016 may go down globally as one of the worst years in history. However, short of recounting all the sadness from one year, we thought we would take a look at some of our favourite moments, trends and stories for … Read More

2017 – The Year To #LiveALittle

Posted on January 1, 2017 by Andrea

To say that 2016 was a difficult year would be an understatement. So we’re more than glad to finally welcome in the new year! While many will see January as an opportunity to detox, give up smoking, give up drinking, cut out sugar, watch … Read More

Christmas Leftovers – Tips from Red Letter Days

Posted on December 28, 2016 by Issy

There are plenty of exciting ways to deal with Christmas meal leftovers to persuade family and friends back to the table for more. Read on for three super quick and easy recipes and tips from Red Letter Days staff that give a new lease of … Read More

7 Worst Christmas Songs of All Time

Posted on December 23, 2016 by Andrea

Christmas is a time for family, for memorable moments, for gift-giving, for glowing hearths and squashy sofas, for re-runs of The Neverending Story and Home Alone I, II and III. And it's also a time for charity, religious celebration and for Michael Bublé to serenade … Read More

A Christmas Interview with a Celebrity Santa

Posted on December 21, 2016 by Dan

Christmas is almost here and even though he's mega busy at this time of year, our celebrity Santa was kind enough to have a quick chat to us about the lead up to the big day. Read on for more on Christmas cheer, … Read More

Christmas Money Saving Tips

Posted on December 16, 2016 by Brooke

With Christmas just over a week away and the pending loom of January poverty coming, we spoke to some of our favourite bloggers to get some festive money saving tips for you, to try and help ease the purse strings this Christmas! … Read More

Red Letter Days Christmas Gift Guide 2016

Posted on December 14, 2016 by Andrea

Everyone gets nervous about choosing gifts at Christmastime, and then there's the added fear that someone else might have picked the same thing for that loved one. Cue the feigned enthusiasm at not one, but TWO sets of hair straighteners, identical novels, playstation games … Read More

Christmas Tipple Tasting

Posted on December 12, 2016 by Brooke

Christmas is almost upon us and the winter chill is definitely starting to set in, which means you must definitely need a tipple (or 2) to warm up! Here at RLD we took on the challenging task of a Christmas tipple tasting as we … Read More

5 Gift Hints To Get The Present You Want This Christmas

Posted on December 7, 2016 by Dan

When it comes to Christmas gift giving, it's the thought that counts. Although we wholeheartedly agree, unwrapping a disappointing gift isn't great  - especially when you have to put on an Oscar-winning performance to avoid upsetting the person who gave it to … Read More

Triple Supercar Taster Driving Day

Posted on November 30, 2016 by Brooke

Here at RLD we have a penchant for wanting to race fast cars around a circuit, so much so we even held our own driving event - Summer Speed at Brands Hatch. We sent some of RLD's most avid petrolheads to … Read More

Cyber Monday Statistics [Infographic]

Posted on November 28, 2016 by Andrea

Just when you thought Black Friday was over and your bank balance was safe - Cyber Monday arrived. Packed full of even more online discounts, this extension to the popular sales weekend is less well-known as it's online only, but gives shoppers another chance … Read More