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Showing posts with label Christmas tips. Show all posts

History and Meaning of The Christmas Tree

Christmas tree by Target.
Christmas trees have over the years become so popular in Nigeria... In my family we have one tree at the village for when we spend Christmas there and another here in Abuja for when we stay back. The kids and I eagerly look forward to the day it is brought out and decorated. It's so much fun and whenever This Christmas tree is put up in the living room, it becomes the focal point for everyone; The light bulbs, the bells, carol sounds and all the beautiful colours. The kids trying to figure out what gifts may have been wrapped for them and praying daily that Christmas day arrives because they do not have the patience to wait for Boxing Day before unwrapping. Putting up a Christmas tree is so much fun for kids and women in almost every family, I don't know about the men sha. Shopping for a Christmas tree and even decorations, can be very expensive, wish it was less expensive so that

How to decorate your Christmas tree in 10 easy steps

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Christmas tree decorating season has begun and the reason mine is still waiting is because the girls are not yet back from boarding school to do the decorating. But is there a right way or a wrong way to decorate a Christmas tree, and how can you make yours look fit for a Harrods window display? Telegraph UK has spoken to experts at John Lewis for some help. Here is their 10 step "treetorial" on how to decorate a Christmas tree like a pro.  

Step 1 - Pick a location

Real or artificial, you need to think carefully about where to position your tree, especially if space is at a premium in your home. Ideally it will be near a plug socket, to avoid the need for unsightly extension leads, or perhaps near a window so all your neighbours can admire your handiwork.
Re-arrange furniture if necessary and try not to block any thoroughfares. You don't want

Best Christmas gifts for mums and Mother in laws that have everything they need

Presents under Christmas tree

Well, in life, no one ever has enough and those people who we think have everything are the ones who really appreciate receiving gifts because they are used to people collecting from them and not the other way round. When it comes to giving Christmas gifts, it doesn't have to be exotic, expensive gifts. There are really cute gifts that can be bought without

breaking bank. There's options for all budgets, from gift ideas for your mum under a tenner, to statement presents that require a slightly bigger budget. If it's ankara wrapper you want to

35 Nigerian Christmas Recipes To Try This Christmas And New Year 2016

You can find your favourite Christmas and new year recipes on these food collages.  What's your favourite Nigerian Christmas Recipes?  If it's not here, let me know and I'll give you a link to find it. From these images,  I'll
link only the ones that I  think Nigerians love to serve and enjoy at Christmas and New  Year. Try any recipe here and watch your guests luck fingers and plates.
1. Jollof rice and beans with carrots 
2. Pan grilled fish dinner with rice
3. King prawn fried rice by Lizzy Obaze
4. Rice and baked beans stew
5.  Fried rice by Sisi Yemmie
6. Vegetable fish sauce with rice

7. Titus fish stew
8. Fried rice mix in the making.
To follow step by step cooking of all these rice delicacies, from number one to 8, click on all rice recipes and some more rice recipes  and much more rice recipes 

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