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    19 Things To Help Make Christmas Day Run A Whole Lot Smoother

    Make Christmas Day less "aaarrrgh" and more "ahhhh".

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    1. Firstly, this festive Christmas planner will help you organise Christmas Day with almost military precision.

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    It's full of helpful sections like 'present planning' and 'food and entertainment', and even has a pocket to keep your receipts for budgeting. It's really easy to reuse for future Christmases too!

    Price: £9.95

    2. This wrapping paper storage bag will help to keep the built-up Christmas mess under ~wraps~.

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    It comes in a suitably festive red and green design, and also makes for a great place to store leftover wrapping paper till the next time you need it!

    Price: £5.99

    3. Why not try wrapping smaller presents in this gorgeous fabric and some ribbon to reduce waste?

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    Each piece is made using 100% premium-quality cotton and features three festive designs and three floral designs that can be used for birthdays or other presents!

    Price: £15.99 for six pieces that each measure 45x55cm.

    4. And these reusable jute bags are great for stocking fillers or handing out little treats on the day.

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    Their small size makes them perfect lil' goodie bags that can be reused next year and beyond!

    Price: £4.99 for 12.

    5. Keep the adults entertained with these festive 'boozeballs' that you can hide on the Christmas tree in advance.

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    You can fill them with non alcoholic drinks for the kids too – they'll love the Alice in Wonderland theme!

    Price: £9.99 for six.

    6. And the whole family can get involved with this reindeer ring toss game.

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    It'll probably keep the kids entertained for hours while the roast is being prepped!

    Price: £5.99 for one inflatable hat and four ring tosses.

    7. If you're as clumsy as I am, I know you're gonna appreciate these extra long heatproof oven gloves that'll protect your wrists from the inevitable oven shelf burns!

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    Their 'glove' (as opposed to 'mitt') shape will also give you more control with heavier hot objects or when handling multiple pots and pans at once.

    Price: £14.55

    8. This spiked metal tray will hold your turkey in place for a far easier carving experience.

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    'Cause heavy turkeys and slippery surfaces simply don't mix well! You can also use this for roast beef, a vegan loaf, or any other large hunk of food that requires precise slicing.

    Price: £14.44

    9. These lifting forks will offer an extra pair of hands.

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    The rubber handles and thumb grips will give you a comfortable and secure hold when transferring your meat to the serving dish.

    Price: £4.99

    10. This electric carving knife is so much fun to use and makes the process a whole lot smoother.

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    It has a serrated blade that makes it ideal for cutting bread, large fruits, and veg, as well as meat and poultry!

    Price: £22.84

    11. And if you already have a carving knife you love and trust, make sure it's as sharp and effective as possible with this highly-rated knife sharpener.

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    Among other properties that have gained it a 4.5-star average rating from over 30,000(!) customers, it has a strong grip on its base, which allows you to use it safely with one hand.

    Price: £8.00

    12. This clever meat thermometer will help you get that perfectly cooked – but not dry – turkey.

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    The simple-yet-effective illustrations and markings make it easy to use for other cuts of meat too!

    Price: £6.99

    13. This deep non-stick roasting tray will probably come in handy for multiple dishes on the day!

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    From roasting the turkey and potatoes to mixing the juices for gravy, this lightweight tray really is a multi-purpose hero.

    Price: £11.50

    14. Pile each dish onto these stackable serving platters for people to serve themselves – meaning less faff and washing-up for you!

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    They're slim but sturdy and stack neatly together, so will barely take up any space when you're not using them!

    Price: £10.99 for six trays.

    15. Avoid any inevitable spills and knocks by using this non-slip food tray that's great for more ~precarious~ dishes.

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    The rubberised anti-skid surface makes it perfect for holding drinks, desserts, and other things that tend to slip, slide, and spill.

    Price: £4.50

    16. This slim serving platter is ideal for holding nibbles without taking up too much space once the Real Food is served.

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    The rustic slate design and copper finish handles make it look far more expensive than it actually is!

    Price: £12.99

    17. Reduce waste and avoid the faff of food containers by covering your leftovers with these beeswax wraps.

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    The beeswax makes them naturally sticky, so they cling to the edges of dishes and bowls in a similar way to cling film. Each pack comes with four wraps of different sizes, which fit around smaller bowls as well as larger roasting tins.

    Price: £7.60 for four wraps.

    18. Help the kids to settle down with this book that's made to be read after all the Christmas madness!

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    The illustrations are excellent and the story is incredibly wholesome and funny.

    Price: £5.24

    19. Finally, after all that hard work you'll deserve a relaxing neck and shoulder rub with this heated deep-kneading massager.

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    Simply loop the massager around your neck and hold it down with your wrists to control the intensity. You can use it standing or seated, making it great for any lil' breaks throughout the day too!

    Price: £46.99