Is there anything more annoying than ‘that neighbour’. You know the neighbour we mean. The neighbour that’s prepared for Christmas months in advance. You catch them, on occasion, preparing their outside decorations and you’re met with a huge smile. They’re filled with Christmas cheer and their house, as always, looks immaculate. It oozes Christmas spirit… Read More Make more than an Entrance
Picture the scene. It’s Christmas Day. The table is set. The scent of dinner races through the home as the dulcet, yet somewhat always unwarranted, tones of Cliff Richard tick over the speakers. It’s perfection. You’ve remembered every detail and it’s been a Christmas the family will remember forever. They’ll remember this as your Christmas,… Read More We are absolutely Crackers for Christmas
Forget about Santa Claus coming to town, there’s a few more jolly more men, dressed in red, that will be hitting our streets well beforehand! That’s right, it’s our famous kilted delivery team! Fresh from the highlands and ready to deliver the ultimate Christmas experience in the form of excellent trees and all the whimsy… Read More Our kilts descend upon London!
Guest Writer: Holly McLaren, Morton’s Traditional Taste There are some things in life that just scream Christmas; from snowy weather and mistletoe to roasting fires and that guy from Slade. But one thing that is unrivalled when it comes to Christmas cuisine is the humble Christmas turkey. Here at Morton’s Traditional Taste, we’ve really taken… Read More Traditions of Turkeys
Lights, lights, and more lights. So easily forgotten when it comes to home decoration but always the first thing that catches everyone’s eye. Christmas lights really add that sparkle that every home deserves. It’s not too complicated, and, with the right advice (ours), getting your perfect Christmas lights set up will be nothing but a… Read More We’ll help you make light of the situation
Christmas! Yay! Wonderful! Well… Maybe not all fun, happiness and giving… Maybe a touch of STRESS! Let’s be honest, the build up to that wonderful day can be the most stressful time of the year. So, here at Pines and Needles we want to help make things easier during that frenetic run up to the… Read More #GiftATree
As we’ve more than established, Christmas is here! However, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing else to get excited about beforehand. It’s so easy to get sidetracked by Christmas that we constantly have to remind ourselves to remember, remember the 5th of November. We love Christmas here, but we’re keen on every holiday and Bonfire night… Read More Where to catch the best Bonfire Night & Fireworks Displays!
So, what is warmer and happier than Christmas? Why a Baby at Christmas of course! That warm fuzzy feeling that comes with Christmas is doubled when there’s a baby in the house! Baby’s first Christmas, a time to be cherished! The day has to be so much ‘more’! The tree has to so very much… Read More Go big for baby this Christmas!
Retro is definitely in this year. It’s invaded our fashion (sometimes for the better, often for the worse), it’s invaded our music (80’s synths are everywhere. Again.) so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it’s invading Christmas to. There’s something about looking at an old-school Christmas display that just tugs at our poor old… Read More Be old-school cool this Christmas
We aren’t just lovers of the Christmas period! Oh no no no! Here at pines and needles we are in love with all things fun and festive, and with Halloween right around the corner our elves are brushing off their spooktreeist (Sorry.) outfits! We’ve gone out and scouted the best things to do this Halloween… Read More This is Halloween! This is Halloween!