21 useful links that might just save your Christmas


Christmas is exactly a week away which means in seven days time you should be excitedly opening presents, supping on Champagne and watching the turkey bronze itself in the oven. That’s if all goes to plan…

From missing online retailer delivery deadlines to handing out gifts that look like they’ve been wrapped by an angry bear, there are many pitfalls between now and the big day.

To save you from disappointment and any unnecessary stress, Quidblog has trawled the web in search of useful links that could and should help the next week run as smoothly as possible.

Make sure your presents arrive. Know the delivery deadlines for online retailers


Useful gift ideas for office ‘Secret Santa’


Last minute gift ideas for all the family


Write something clever/witty/warming in a Christmas card


Can’t be bothered with Christmas cards? Send an e-Card instead


How to pick the best Christmas tree


And how to decorate your Christmas tree in a tasteful manner


Sing to your heart’s content – learn the words to all your favourite carols


Wrap your presents like a professional


Don’t get lost on your way to Christmas lunch – plan your journey


Know what movies are on this Christmas and when


From Eggnog to Snowballs, know your Christmas cocktail recipes


Make sure you’re not over the UK drink drive limit


How to make sure you look your best in festive photographs


Make sure you’re not wearing the worst Christmas sweaters ever


Emergency last-minute Christmas recipes


Beware bad Christmas cracker jokes


The best Boxing Day leftover turkey sandwich


How to return unwanted gifts – a guide to consumer rights


The A-Z on how to enjoy an eco-friendly festive period


Find time for some festive exercise