christmas crossword

Dovetail’s Christmas Crossword 

Across 3. He has a bright red nose 4. A white berry found in bunches on trees 6. The company that first dressed Father Christmas in red 7. The shape you make in the snow when you lay in the snow Down 1. What Father Christmas drives to deliver presents 2. Where Father Christmas lives

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Are You ‘that’ Person in The Office at Christmas?

During Christmas time in the office, there are a number of different attitudes to the festivities, some come in armed with decorations, and others bring ear plugs.  If you haven’t got a name in mind within the first sentence of each of these descriptors, then congratulations! You’ve found your people. The Appalling Gift Giver Secret

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Christmas Playlist Ideas!

Looking for something new to jazz up your usual Christmas playlist? Here is a selection of some albums and songs to get you in the festive mood this year! I wont name the usual suspects (I’m looking at you Wham!), but here are some albums and songs for you to enjoy and put on your

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Gift Ideas Based on Your Job!

So December has truly arrived and we’re all super excited in the Dovetail office. Secret Santa is a common gifting ritual in offices around the country and it’s sometimes really difficult to come up with great ideas. To get you on your way to success, we’ve gathered some winning ideas – depending on, of course,

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8 Reasons to Start Your New Year’s Resolution Now!

8 Reasons to Start Your New Year’s Resolution Now! With the New Year fast approaching is your new year resolution to get healthy strong for 2023? If the answer is yes, why not start the journey now? Why Start Now? There are so many benefits to starting your journey now, such as improving your brain

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Handmade Christmas Decorations

Looking for ideas for handmade Christmas decorations? Look no further! We have some ideas and further links for you to investigate! If you’re looking for something edible, why not bake some Christmas cookies? Then simply make a small hole in the top, hang with some string on the Christmas tree and voila! Yummy ornaments! Here

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Favourite Festive Bakes

Dovetail’s Favourite Festive Bakes

From the simple to the complex, we love a good bit of festive baking. Here are some of Dovetail’s Favourite Festive Bakes! Chocolate Yule Log Now, Laura made this a few years ago and the trick is making sure the sponge is light and fluffy so it’s easy to roll. Apparently an electric whisk

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Family Christmas Events Dorset

Christmas Events for all the Family!

Christmas is always a very special time to spend with the family getting all festive! There are plenty of events and activities happening locally for you to all enjoy. From Christmas light switch ons, to fun-packed festive days out. So read on for our Christmas family events in Dorset! Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland and Ice

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Pet Christmas Present Ideas

I don’t know about you but I do love spoiling my lovely Nala every now and again and Christmas is the perfect excuse to do that. Here are some of our pet christmas present ideas to ensure your furry friends aren’t left out of the festive fun! First of all, if you’re looking to be

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sustainable christmas gift ideas

Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas

Sustainable Christmas Gift Ideas We are becoming more and more passionate about making it easier for everyone to live more consciously by buying products that don’t harm the environment so that together we can continue making a positive impact on the planet and our community. It is all about making small swaps where we can,

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Festive Events Dorset

Festive Events in Dorset

The festive season is upon us, and I don’t know about you, but this year has gone far too quickly! So if you’re not quite feeling festive just yet, here’s a round up of festive events in Dorset to get you into the Christmas spirit!   1. Christmas Tree Wonderland Back after a year’s break,

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Shop Local! Southbourne & Christchurch Edition

We’ve just seen Laura behind door number three on the advent calendar encouraging you all to shop local. So, we thought we’d bring you a blog of some places where you can support local businesses and do a spot of Christmas shopping in independent shops in Southbourne and Christchurch. Now obviously we can’t name them

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