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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Fourteen: Alternative Ways of Spending Christmas

If you're bored of a traditional Christmas and don't feel like eating your weight in turkey, before falling asleep on the sofa in front of bad TV, consider spending your Christmas day in one of the following ways: Get Involved with a Charity Christmas is the time for giving, and what could be more selfless than giving up your Christmas Day and...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas- Step Thirteen: Christmas Jumper Day

PI HQ has become even more festive than usual today as we donned our woolly jumpers in aid of Save the Children's 'Christmas Jumper Day', an initiative which aims to raise money for the charity's namesake.  The best Christmas jumpers were awarded prizes, the competition was judged by Tim, one of our directors, who chose one winner from each of the...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Twelve: The Do's and Don'ts of Corporate Christmas Parties

Here it comes again, the unavoidable corporate Christmas party. For some people the office Christmas Party is a very important date in their calendar, they see it as a reward for all of their hard work; while for others the thought of spending the whole evening with colleagues outside of normal working hours is less than appealing.  We have compiled a...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Ten: Santa's Grottos in London

Santa is very busy this time of year as we all know, but he still makes an extra effort to speak to everyone by installing important pop-up consulting centres or grottos, in all good stores, shopping centres and fairs, here are some of the best: Harrods Christmas Grotto - The best traditional grotto Santa's luxury grotto can undoubtedly be found at Harrods...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Nine: London Christmas Markets

London is bursting with many awe-inspiring Christmas markets, they are the best places to find beautiful and unique gifts, hear some carol singing, sample traditional seasonal treats and have a nice hot glass of mulled wine! There are plenty of London Christmas markets and fairs, but here are our faves: Hyde Park  Winter Wonderland Dates: 22 November 2013 - 5 January 2014 Opening times:...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Eight: The Christmas Tree

The Christmas tree is arguably the most iconic symbol of Christmas, it is hard to imagine the season with out one. It becomes the focal point of a home and is therefore the most important decoration to get right.  We love real Christmas trees but artificial ones can be just as good, they last a lot longer and are considerably more...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Six: Christmas Charities

I challenge you to watch a Christmas film that doesn't include a bit of Christmas spirit, a miracle, an act of kindness or selflessness. It is a time to think about others less fortunate and to be grateful for all you have, although the season is also synonymous with over indulging, over spending and of course 'the family row'. Taking...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Four: DIY Christmas Cards

There is no Christmas present without a Christmas card, and though we have plenty of card shops around, it's so much nicer to add a personal touch to your gift by making a card yourself. Remember those childhood days, when we were so proud of our handmade creations? Well, back to the those times then. All you need is a...
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PI's 25 steps to Christmas - Step Three: Trendy Christmas Decorations

While shopping around for Christmas gifts (we hope that you've found our ideas very helpful), take your time and get inspired - it's time to turn your home into a miniature festival of Christmas joy! From white glitter wreaths to tempting candy buffets, capture the magic of the season in festive touches, that will make the days all merry and...
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PI's 25 Steps to Christmas - Step Two: Novelty Christmas Gifts Ideas

We hope you're feeling a lot more festive following our blog yesterday,' How to get into the Christmas Spirit'. Today we need to talk Christmas shopping (don't wince at that, we have a very helpful guide!) It is very enjoyable indeed to receive presents, but it could turn out to be quite a stressful experience buying them, especially, if you leave it...
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