The Duchess of Sussex is to spend her first Christmas as a parent with her husband Prince Harry, son Archie Harrison and mother Doria Ragland. But before joining the Royal Family, Meghan had shared tips on how to spend the festive period in style - or away from the family.
In a resurfaced article Meghan wrote for Grazia magazine in 2015, the now-Duchess of Sussex spoke about the possibility of having a friends’ buffet instead of a Christmas lunch with relatives.
She wrote: “Holidays with your friends allows you to break the family traditions and avoid Aunt Julie’s fruit cake!
“Have each of your friends bring a dish or cook together in the kitchen.
Meghan Markle shared a tip on how to “break the family traditions” at Christmas in 2015 (Image: GETTY)
Meghan and Prince Harry are spending this Christmas with Doria Ragland (Image: GETTY)
“If you do not have a proper set-up, use your dining room table or kitchen counter as a buffet.”
Meghan, who at the time was also writing on her lifestyle blog The Tig, also shared other tips focused on how to decorate the house or the table ahead of Christmas lunch.
In one of her tips shared with Grazia, Meghan explained how to “fake fancy”.
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Meghan and Harry with William and Kate on Christmas Day last year (Image: GETTY)
She said: “Purchase silver serving trays, platters, nut bowls from flea markets or Etsy to add formality to hors d’ouevres passing.”
In another tip, Meghan explained how to