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Selfridges Open Their Christmas Shop

Staff at Selfridges set up Christmas Shopping Shop 2016

We know, we know! Don’t blame the messenger but we must inform you that yes, Selfridges have indeed kicked off the 2016 festivities by opening their Christmas shop in August. You can read more below ✋

Christmas Trees Around The Globe – In Pictures

The holidays are upon us which means cities around the world are getting their festive freak on!  

Christmas Spirit: Hope, Love & Faith

Today’s post was written by my good friend, Krista.  I couldn’t have written a better testimonial on Christmas Spirit. When someone asks what I got for Christmas this year, my response will be, “We received… HOPE”. On September 14, 2015 my husband and our son were involved in a motor vehicle accident that totaled our truck, our only vehicle. The ...

Top 5 Christmas Markets

Christmas is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than visiting a Christmas market? There’s nothing more festive than a holding a warming mug of glühwein, strolling through stalls decked out with decorations all while listening to choruses of christmas carols. Here’s a roundup of the top 5 Christmas markets in Europe. Get ready to get festive!


Austria’s capital hosts a large christmas market every year, dating back to the 1200s. Over time, tradition has evolved, and now there are over 20 christmas markets scattered throughout the city. The market in front of City Hall is the most famous; Christmas lights alight against a backdrop of Neo-gothic architecture. Make sure you try a slice of Vienna’s famous export, the Sacher torte, or visit one of Vienna’s famous cafés as a refuge from the chilly winter air.



Strasbourg, a French city bordering Germany, also has a long tradition of hosting Christmas markets


5 Christmas Themed Garments For The Perfect Seasonal Celebrations

Christmas is a time of festivities, family lovin’ and good food. Christmas is also about ugly, loud jumpers that aren’t always for everybody. Sure, you might wear it around the house upon your pushy grandma’s request, but outside? Probably not. That’s why here at Union Times we’ve come up with 5 Christmas themed outfits that are safe to wear anywhere ...

Holiday houses: Which style will you choose?

Decorating season is in full swing. We have the ladders, hammers, nails, decorations, lights,extension cords, and plugs all ready for the big unveiling of our homes. It’s that time of year again, to truly show your personality through the outside decorating of your yard. Will you be elegant and fancy, fun and creative, tacky or lazy? Every year we drive ...

5 Low-Cost Luxury Gifts for Christmas

‘Tis the season where every living soul on planet Earth scrambles to get the bargain of the century. Frantic internet searches, window shopping until your legs give way, and close monitoring of price drops of items bookmarked on the laptop. Yes, we’ve all been there before.

Top 5 Christmas Films

Christmas is all about family, tradition and most importantly, relaxing. With the pressure of the work year coming to a close, Christmas is the perfect time to lay on the sofa, grab some popcorn and watch some films to get you in the festive mood. Here’s a list of 5 of the best Christmas films to get you in that ...

Pets from Santa Clause: Naughty or Nice choice?

It’s that time of the year again.  The Christmas lists are being written, stuffed into envelopes and mailed to Santa. Parents glance over the lists before mailing them to 1 Reindeer Lane, The North Pole. The children gleam in excitement as they await their new kitty, a puppy or a horse! Santa Clause holds your child on his lap and looks ...

Introducing Fashion Santa

A shopping mall in Toronto, Canada has a younger, leaner Santa who is known as the Fashion Santa. Yorkdale Mall have put an unusual twist on the traditional Santa by offering shoppers the opportunity to take a selfie with Fashion Santa. The reason behind this is that it’s part of a holiday charity campaign that donates a dollar for every ...

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