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Inside Stacey Solomon’s epic Christmas feast at home with Mrs Hinch, Kate Thornton and Joe Swash

STACEY Solomon has enjoyed an epic pre-Christmas feast with her best friend Sophie Hinchliffe, partner Joe Swash and pal Kate Thornton.

The Loose Women panellist and Mrs Hinch, aka Sophie Hinchliffe, have become firm friends in recent months after Stacey direct-messaged the influencer to check on her.

 The pals all got together for a fun early Christmas feast
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The pals all got together for a fun early Christmas feast

But the pair came together today with their partners and six-month-old babies Rex and Ronnie to enjoy the holiday season.

Stacey took to Instagram to share pictures and videos of their day, including her process of setting up the table which included personalised napkin holders and a candle set.

She also revealed that she was prepping her food hours in advance, with a snap of the vegetables ready to go on the boil and potatoes ready to be roasted.

The family friends also posed for a self-timed picture together, while Stacey and Sophie posed with their babies in front of the Christmas tree.

 Stacey was up early prepping
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Stacey was up early prepping
 Stacey showed off her personalise decorations
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Stacey showed off her personalise decorations
 The candle holder had fans talking
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The candle holder had fans talking
 The table was set for five
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The table was set for five
 Kate Thornton joined the family friends
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Kate Thornton joined the family friends

TV presenter Kate was also a guest at the event, and Stacey thanked her for joining them.

Stacey was said to have become a huge support for Sophie after contacting the influencer to ask if she was OK as she revealed she had been targeted by trolls in the wake of her social media fame and the birth of her baby.

Speaking on the Chris Evans Virgin Radio Breakfast Show, Sophie revealed that she "loves Stacey to bits".

The 29-year-old said: "I love her. She's amazing. She's helped me."

 Mrs Hinch's partner Jamie posed with the babes
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Mrs Hinch's partner Jamie posed with the babes
 But he wasn't impressed with Stacey's forks!
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But he wasn't impressed with Stacey's forks!
 The pals have bonded over motherhood
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The pals have bonded over motherhood

"She's helped me so much because it really was daunting when I didn't know how this has happened, this journey, I don't know how I've dropped into the public eye, but somehow it's happened, and with a newborn and everything," she said.

She added: "It can be quite scary. And Stacey, she just messaged me one day.

"She said, 'are you all right?' And I was like, 'no.'. And she turned up at my house with McDonalds."

The pair have bonded over becoming mothers at the same time; Sophie has a five-month-old baby boy, Ronnie, and Stacey welcomed baby boy Rex a month earlier.

 Stacey revealed how she messaged Sophie to check in on her after giving birth
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Stacey revealed how she messaged Sophie to check in on her after giving birthCredit: Refer to Caption
 Their babies were born within weeks of each other
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Their babies were born within weeks of each otherCredit: Refer to Caption

"We obviously have both got our babies the same age. And we are just doing this all together," she added.

"We FaceTime everyday. People must think we're obsessed with each other. I just love her to bits."

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