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16 Stages Of Hosting Christmas Lunch With Your Family

"I volunteer as host!" Make your Christmas lunch one to remember with fresh ingredients from Woolworths.

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1. You tell yourself you'll be organised this year, and on December 1 you begin planning the menu.

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2. You start looking up recipes, but the options are paralysing and you JUST. CAN'T. DEAL. So, you put it off until tomorrow.

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3. The next thing you know, it's Christmas Eve and you still haven't decided what to cook.

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4. You pull yourself together and check the fridge for inspiration. You stare at the contents for 10 minutes, but alas, nothing magically appears.

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5. Since you don't have a whole turkey or a ham just lying around, you quickly run down to the shops.

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6. You stay up all night preparing, and by sunrise you're filled with a mix of fear and delusional confidence.

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7. You spend the morning putting the final touches on your Christmas decorations, aka cleaning and decorating the entire house.

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8. You look at the clock and suddenly, somehow, it's midday and your family is starting to arrive.

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9. Since you're already stressed, you figure now is the perfect time to start experimenting.

10. This obviously works out GREAT for you.

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11. Like, really great.

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12. But it's OK because you bought a few backup items at the supermarket, in case of ~emergency~.

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13. Your guests kindly offer to give you a hand in the kitchen.

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14. Eventually, by some miracle, lunch is ready to serve. And by golly it looks tasty.

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15. Which is good, 'cause your whole family is waiting for their food like:

16. After all that, when you finally sit down for lunch, you realise you're not even hungry anymore. Not that it stops you.

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Make all the food you serve on Christmas Day famous, with fresh ingredients from Woolworths!