Shortbread Christmas stars

A Christmas gift from your own kitchen, shortbread is a great gift idea for teacher or neighbour.

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Make your own pompom garlands

Less garish than tinsel, yet pretty enough to pack a visual punch, these sweet pompom garlands are quick, simple and easy to make. Best of all, they’re the perfect festive project for crafty kids.

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Top Etsy Halloween finds

We've turned to the utopia of all things awesome, Etsy, for some spooktacular Halloween finds.

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brothers playdough

Activities to entertain kids in winter

Winter means we're often inside to keep warm, but keeping the kids entertained at home can be a tricky task. Here are a few ways to keep your little ones warm and busy in the cooler months.

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Introducing Overcrawl overalls

This clever product lets your little one explore the great outdoors without any mess or fuss in the cooler, wetter months.

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Avoid the shocks

How to save on your power bill

Even fixed-price power bills aren't what they seem; consumers need to check, and double-check, everything. Here's what to consider when opening the first bills bearing the full impact of the latest electricity price rises.

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A warm welcome to winter

Summer may be about being out of the house, but winter is time for home. This is the season for corduroy and remote controls, mugs of things and doonas, lamb shoulder and pork belly, sys Chrissie Swan.

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Survey says ... just say thanks.

This Mother's Day, try saying 'thank you'

As Mother’s Day nears, you can forget about buying your mum flowers or splashing out on expensive gifts – according to one survey, she just really wants you to say ‘thanks’.

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