Welcome to a preview of the articles in the December edition of the Content Club.

Amateur gardener Rachael Leverton takes a look at the history of the Poinsettia.

Almost three years into the rise and fall and rise of COVID, Christmas seems to have a different feel this year.

Who doesn't love an Advent calendar? We take a look at their history.

Gingerbread is practically a festive food group! But how did it come to be associated with Christmas?

Do you long to bake your own fresh bread without any of the hassle? We look at breadmakers.

Have you got your Christmas jumper ready? It's Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day!

Ever wondered why we kiss under the mistletoe? We have some of the answers.

Socks are a much maligned but perfect Christmas gift. We tell you why.

Tash Donovan has produced two festive book reviews.

Our Christimas recipe is an easy but delicious terrine. Perfect for leftovers.

And we have a Christmas-themed Kids' Page.

Plus a half-page quick crossword; a Sudoku; a word search and a quarter-page mindbender puzzle.
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