It's the most wonderful time of the year, but can be frantic too. The last thing you need is a Christmas disaster, so here are our top tips on avoiding just that...


Tucking into the turkey this Christmas? Make sure the bird is cooked properly to avoid food poisoning. Well…you wouldn’t want to miss out on the choccies and mince pies, would you?! To defrost your turkey in a fridge (approximately 4 degrees) allow about 10-12 hours per kg for your bird to defrost. For more tips see and search ‘cooking turkey.’

To avoid over-spending at Christmas, be prepared and don’t panic buy. Read our tips for

While Christmas is usually full of festive cheer, it can also be a very stressful, lonely time for some people. The team at have pointers on staying mentally healthy this Christmas by keeping lines of communication open, ensuring you get enough sleep and planning ahead.