British actress Angela Griffin offers advice for simplifying the holidays
As mom to two little girls — 3 ½-year-old Tallulah and 6-month-old Melissa — Angela Griffin has figured out that shopping online is key when it comes to surviving the holidays. Says Angela,
Although still very young, Angela’s daughters are already taking part in Christmas traditions that are reminiscent of Angela’s own childhood.
The 31-year-old former Coronation Street star has a variety of suggestions for how to both simplify your holidays and save money in the process. Among them are having your children make Christmas cards instead of sending store-bought greetings, and giving your kids a present of new pajamas on Christmas Eve "just for Santa’s visit" — to make bedtime easier.