Your Christmas Cheat Sheet

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The Christmas decorations, the perfect Christmas presents, the sumptuous dinner -- we'll show you how to throw a stress-free Christmas in style. We've started our guide early, taking you all the way through Christmas. It's sure to be your best Christmas ever!

Early November: List down Your Friends and Family Members »

 What's Christmas without a Christmas dinner and a tree full of presents? Make a list of your family members and friends who you want to invite for dinner and bless them with presents. Make sure to take time to think through and not rush if not you might miss some people out!


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Early November: Brainstorm the Menu & Presents »

This is the fun part! Think through what you remember of them, their hobbies, interests and needs. Flip through cookbooks old and new, and bookmark your favourite recipes. Jot the ideas down each time they come to you. Remember to take note of any presents they disliked from previous years or current allergies. Now is also the time to ask them for gift ideas!


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Mid November: Gather Christmas Décor »

While waiting on guests' responses, visualize what your Christmas dinner will look like – be it Christmas wreath at your front door, dancing flame candle lights at your coffee table. Consider the colour scheme of your Christmas decorations too.

There are Christmas trees, wreaths and decorations available for you to browse at 8 selected Home-Fix stores (Great World City, ION, Marina Square, Novena Square, Causeway Point, Tanglin Mall, Thomson Plaza and Tampines 1)!


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Mid November: Look for Christmas Sales »

Leverage on the time you have in advance before Christmas comes and hunt for bargains deals. This is the period of time where many presents and gifts will go on sale and all you have to do is to look out for them and seize the opportunities! Check out all Home-Fix stores for endless gift ideas and cleaning solutions to prepare your homes for Christmas!


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Early December: Finalize Guest List and Menu »

Make a few quick calls to follow up with anyone who has not replied you. Take a second look at your Christmas menu, considering the number of guests and any dietary restrictions. Map out a cooking timetable to ensure dinner is served on time, and note which dishes will be made ahead of time.


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Mid December: Clean the House »

Clean-up is quick and painless if you take it in strategic small steps. Start cleaning 1 room at a time, paying more attention to those your guests will hand around most: the living room, dining room, and bathroom. Now is the time to use those cleaning solutions you bought from Home-Fix. Your house will be neat and tidy in no time!


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Christmas Day: Celebrate with Family and Friends »

Congrats -- the hard work is over! Relax with your guests over the sumptuous Christmas dinner with Christmas carols playing in the background. After the meal, head over to unwrap your Christmas presents and sense the delight in their eyes when they open your awesome presents for them.


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We hope that these quick tips will help you in planning the perfect Christmas for family and friends!

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