My Weekly Latest Issue December 7

Cover of My Weekly latest issue December 7 with Tina O'Brien and chocolate cookery

And relax! No, Christmas is not over yet, and I have no doubt many of you will be very busy with preparations for the big day, but we want to make sure that you are enjoying some hard-earned “me time”.
So this week we’ve packed your magazine with cosy features and stories just for you! If you don’t want to spend hours in the supermarket, we have some fab food and drink shopping ideas (don’t forget your copy of My Weekly!). We’ve also got snuggly fashion, home style and some wonderful puzzles and festive stories to keep you entertained. Put your feet up and enjoy it!

Stuart Johnstone, Editor

My Weekly latest issue is on sale from December 7-14, available at supermarkets, newsagents and as a subscriptionTake a look at what’s inside…

Dreaming Of A Chocolate Christmas

Following on from last week’s White Christmas delights, take your pick from Triple Choc Panna Cotta (pictured), Black Forest Mousse Cake (on the cover), adorable Chocolate Pine Cones, Tiffin Christmas Pud and Chocolate Cupcake Garland.

4 glasses of chocolate dessert, diagonal divides between milk, dark and white, stewed fruit on top

Pic: Stuart Macgregor

10 Reasons Christmas Is Good For You

Don’t feel you have to abstain to be healthy! We’ve picked out the traditional foods and joyous activities you can throw yourself into, knowing you’ll actually feel better for it afterwards.

Mum, daughter and grandparents sitting down to Christmas dinner

Pic: Shutterstock

What The Dickens?

Our cat-sitting columnist Chris Pascoe revisits some festive traditions with his keen eye for the absurd. Let’s just say that Charles Dickens could teach these social media influencers a thing or two…

Pic: Shutterstock/Mandy Dixon

Need Inspiration? Gorgeous Gift Ideas

In addition to two carefully selected gift guides for alcohol and foodie presents in this issue, we have pages of fabulously cosy fashion and exquisite beauty products. Each item featured is perfect for someone you know. Don’t panic-buy – follow our expert recommendations instead!

Pic: DC Thomson Shop

Sarah Proctor

I've worked on a variety of regional newspapers and national magazines. My Weekly and Your Best Ever Christmas are fantastic, warm-hearted brands with an amazing, talented team. I'm a sub-editor and particularly love working on cookery, fiction and advice pages - I feel I should know all the secrets of eternal life, health and happiness by now, but hey, we all need that regular reminder!