LET’S be honest – spending Christmas with your other half’s family for the first time is always going to be a little nerve-wracking.
But what about if you’ve married into one of the most famous families in the world? Well, we can only imagine the stress.
According to royal expert Victoria Arbiter, the 20-year-old went all out with presents for the family.
However, the latest addition to the family was left mortified when she realised the Royals always opt for low-key presents – and she hadn’t been warned in advance.
Victoria told 9Honey: “During her first newlywed Christmas at Sandringham in 1981, Diana fell foul of the ‘cheap and cheerful’ family motto and gave everyone pricey cashmere jumpers.
FABULOUS BINGO: GET A £5 FREE BONUS WITH NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED
“Beautiful as her gifts will have been, Diana was left rather red-faced having not been made aware of the family’s jokey tradition.”
However, she didn’t make the same mistake again and reportedly gave her sister-in-law Sarah Ferguson a leopard print bath mat the following year.
Most read in Celebrity
According to the Daily Star, the former Suits actress hit the nail on the head when she bought The Queen a singing hamster toy for her first Christmas as a royal.
A source told the publication: “Meghan bought a little hamster that sings with a little rope for Her Majesty.
“It was so funny, especially when the corgis tried to take hold of the toy.”
The Queen reportedly “burst out laughing” and told Meghan: “It can keep my dogs company.”
In more Royal Family news, The Queen has a mini John Lewis store made for her to ‘shop’ for Christmas presents for the royal family, butler reveals.
And Kate Middleton is ‘very upset’ & struggles seeing William ‘distraught’ over Prince Harry & Meghan Markle rift, insider says.
Plus we revealed The Queen’s VERY strict Christmas dinner seating plan.