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Fake your fir! Alice Beer picks the best artificial Christmas trees 🎄

With Christmas exactly one month away, it's time to start thinking about the main event... putting up your Christmas tree!

So if you don't fancy a real one, this year's selection of artificial alternatives are better than ever.

From alpine designs, to fancy new pop-ups, Alice Beer is in the studio with the best of the bunch and help us find our perfect tree.

How to keep toasty... with a turkey muffler!

If the thought of getting out of bed on a winter's morning turns you cold, then Alice Beer has the solution.

From full-body hot water bottles to the latest heated duvets, Alice is here to show you how to keep warm wherever you are this winter.

Christmas dinner straight from the freezer

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most stressful. From peeling your potatoes, to getting your turkey timings just right, cooking your Christmas feast can quickly turn the day into a nightmare.

You don’t have to leave all your culinary efforts until the big day - our freezer queen Justine Patison is here today to share her tips for cooking all your festive favourites in advance, and freezing them until Christmas morning.

Alternative Christmas calendars

It's a well-loved tradition, counting down the days to Christmas, and with just over three weeks until you open that first advent calendar door, Steve Wilson shows us the alternative adult options on offer this year.

Bill Turnbull on how to keep your pet calm this Bonfire Night

With Bonfire Night just around the corner people across Britain will be gearing up for a night of dazzling fireworks. For our furry friends the bangs and crashes can all be a little too much.

Thankfully, Bill Turnbull is on hand with a solution to calm those panicked pets.

Returning for a second year of his Pet Sounds programme on Classic FM, Bill is hoping to help keep pets stress-free during the fireworks season.

And as he joins us on the sofa, Bill also discusses his battle with terminal prostate cancer, something he recently opened up about in Channel 4 show, Bill Turnbull: Staying Alive.