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Merry Christmas from Red Letter Days

Posted on December 22, 2017 by Sophie Deering

Another eventful year has nearly come to a close and there’s only one thing left to do before 2017 is done and dusted…Enjoy a Christmas jam-packed with festive fun, eating until you feel like you might burst and making #MerryMemories, of course! But before we… Read More

Things We Love About Christmas

Posted on December 14, 2017 by Ashleigh Mayes

With Christmas fast approaching, things are in full festive swing at the Red Letter Days office. Desks groan under the weight of sugary mince-meat snacks, a glittering tree welcomes guests and gaudy jumpers have been retrieved from the back of wardrobes (where, arguably, they… Read More

Make Your Own Christmas Decorations

Posted on November 24, 2017 by Laura Foulger

Don’t keep your festive spirit locked inside; shout it from the rooftops! Wear that novelty jumper with pride and swathe your home in bright homages to everybody’s favourite time of year. We’ve got January for scrimping and February for making sensible plans; this moment… Read More

The Top 5 Christmas Markets in the UK

Posted on November 7, 2017 by Sophie Deering

The grass has developed a frosty crunch in the morning, the air is crisp, bonfire night is done and dusted for another year and it’s only a matter of time before we begin to hear carols playing on the radio. One thing… Read More

Christmas Gift Guide

Posted on October 6, 2017 by Laura Foulger

Welcome festive fans, to Red Letter Days’ Christmas Gift Guide – the Coca-Cola ad of the blog world, if you will. We’re approaching that time of year when the senses collide. When the soft-filter glow of fairy lights brightens the early nights, mulled spices… Read More

10 Things That Turn 10 This Year

Posted on February 23, 2017 by Brooke

If you are anything like us, we still feel as though we are 18 and like everything happened just yesterday. When we learned that Maroon 5's Songs About Jane album came out 15 years ago, we were shocked by how far away our childhood… Read More

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 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

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… 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

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