Category archives: Home and Lifestyle

How to beat the Christmas stress

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Skip the Christmas stress this year with our tree-topping tips. It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the busiest. With parties, shopping, decorating, baking and making to be done, it's easy to get overwhelmed. That's why we've put together a handy seasonal survival guide to help you beat the Christmas stress. Read on for our Dec[...]

The Christmas tree trend lowdown

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December is almost upon us and that means one thing and one thing only. It's finally socially acceptable to put the tree up! (Don't worry, we've had ours up for a while now too). This year, make your festive centrepiece really light up the room by decorating it in one of the three key Christmas tree trends of the season. Get red-y for Christmas the old-fash[...]

The Debenhams pop-up gin experience

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This Christmas, visit our pop-up gin bar in collaboration with award-winning British Gin brand, Eden Mill. Winners of the London Dry Gin of the Year and Gin of the Year at the 2018 Scottish Gin Awards, Eden Mill, will be hosting pop-up gin bars from Saturday the 1st of December in forty of our stores. Visitors to our pop-up bars will be able to sip perfectl[...]

The Debenhams Christmas menu

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There’s no avoiding it, Christmas has well and truly arrived here at Debenhams.  If you’re dreaming of a tasty Christmas, then we have you covered for all your festive cravings, whether you fancy something sweet, savoury or both, check out what we have in store this Christmas. Cracking Christmas Carvery This Christmas we have brought the carvery back into [...]

Our top 10 advent calendars

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There's no better way to get ready for Christmas than with an advent calendar. From chocolate to toys and gin, here are our top ten favourites.   It's November the 1st and that means Christmas is OFFICIALLY on its way. Halloween is done and dusted and today marks one month until we get to start opening our advent calendars. Not got yours yet? Don't [...]

10 great ways to get your bake on

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If the Great British Bake Off has got you itching to get in the kitchen, here are ten slices of bakespiration to get you started. Is there anything more satisfying than a good slice of cake? That was rhetorical, of course there isn't. If you're stuck for what to bake, we've done the insta-scrolling for you and found a buffet of show-stopping cake recipes fo[...]

10 ways to up your packed lunch game

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New season - new rules. If you're back to hitting the books or bossing it in the boardroom this September, you need a good lunch to keep you going. Skip pricey restaurants and mundane meal deals by rediscovering the joy of an amazing packed lunch Here are ten portions of lunch-box inspiration to help make the second most important meal of the day both ins[...]

6 Summer Cocktail Recipes To Try This Bank Holiday

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You may not be lying on the beach in your bikini just yet, but you can still enjoy a taste of summer with these 6 must-try cocktails perfect for celebrating in style this Bank Holiday weekend... Strawberry and Kiwi Margarita Meet your ultimate summer cocktail - the strawberry and kiwi margarita! This fruity beverage packs a punch, simply shake 45ml tequila[...]

Egg-cellent Easter Treats To Try

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This Easter treat yourself and your family and friends to these fun, Spring bank holiday bakes and get creative in the kitchen. We promise these delicious creations won't fail your egg-spectations... 1. Marshmallow Sheep Cupcakes These adorable animal cupcakes will have everyone flocking to you this Easter. Indulge your sweet tooth with these cute cakes th[...]

6 Pancake Day Creations To Flip Out About

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It's the only day of the year where it's acceptable to eat the same meal for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Yes - we are talking about Pancake Day. Whether you're a sweet tooth or a savoury snacker we've got all your pancake needs covered. Experiment with new flavours, shapes and combinations to invent the ultimate pancake this Shrove Tuesday. The Berry Nice [...]