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This affordable gift wrap range has everything to ensure gifts are beautifully presented


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Trees aren’t just for Christmas! Add green all year round with lush Next Plants

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The best Christmas baubles to dress the tree in style this year

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Best artificial Christmas trees to dress up the festive season

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These Aldi advent calendars have the countdown to Christmas covered

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How to keep your house warm in winter – insulate against the cold and block those drafts

Brrrrr! It's getting chilly out there. But these tips will help!

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How to unblock a toilet – the quickest and easiest way

Follow our step-by-step guide to unblocking a toilet

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How to clean and maintain your chimney and heating stove in time for winter

Get your stove and chimney ready in time for winter


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This fabulous choice of flooring is great for adding personality to a space

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