The Christmas Cart

  1. Christmas Traditions Around the World

    When we think of Christmas here in Australia, we picture a hot summers day, opening our presents from under the tree and an extravagant lunch that we end up eating for days! This however, isn’t how everyone celebrates Christmas. Below are some interesting and wonderful traditions from around the world that you probably didn’t know about! Continue reading
  2. Christmas Entertaining

    Entertaining at Christmas time requires planning and organising. Celebrate Christmas in style by starting early and pre-planning your recipes, decorations, theme and guest list. Christmas entertaining should not turn into a nightmare, as Christmas is a time for having fun and celebrating with friends and family. Continue reading
  3. Hot 2014 Christmas Decorating Trends

    Christmas really isn’t the same without the family tradition of decorating your home with your loved ones. Christmas decorations are a must in any home to create the perfect countdown to the festive season. Prepare for a stylish Christmas this year by getting creative with indoor and outdoor Christmas decoration inspiration. Here are some inspiring Christmas decorating trends for 2014 to make a start to the holiday season. Continue reading
  4. Making Christmas Personal

    We can’t believe it’s only 99 sleeps until Christmas-but we have to admit we are pretty excited! At The Christmas Cart, we believe Christmas is a time to celebrate, decorate and feast. A time for you to enjoy your much loved traditions of Christmas and maybe create some new ones. Most importantly –Christmas should be personal, meaningful and special to you. Continue reading
  5. Make Your Own Wrapping Paper

    Christmas time is full of fun and activities. One of our favourites to do with your children (or let them do it on their own!) is making your own wrapping paper. It not only occupies the kids and is a fun activity, but it saves you money!
  6. Honey and Mustard Glazed Ham

    Here in the Southern Hemisphere, we often skip the traditional warm Christmas dinner in favour for something more summery. But the cold weather has well and truly hit us now and now is the perfect time to enjoy some of those delicious Christmas feast treats! Here is a delicious recipe for honey mustard glazed ham.
  7. Decorating with Christmas Craft Baubles

    Christmas isn’t just a one-day event, Christmas spans over the entire November/December period! If you’ve got kids you know how hard it can be to think of clever new ways to entertain them. Here is a great craft activity, get creative with our craft baubles!
  8. SALE!

    We’re getting into the festive spirit here at The Christmas Cart, and we want to share it with you. So we’re having some amazing sales over the next week – think of it as our early Christmas gift!
  9. Christmas Hospital visits

    Our Glitter Fairies have been extra busy bringing Christmas cheer to some of the people who need it most. We were very happy to spend some time with the children at Westmead Children’s Hospital and Randwick Children’s Hospital, and we hope our visit helped make their Christmas a little bit more magical.
  10. Last minute Christmas Decorations

    We love Christmas, but there’s no denying it’s the busiest time of year. If you’ve been too busy to put up the tree and decorate your home, don’t give up yet! There’s still time to get into the festive spirit with some quick and effective decorations!