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Keep fruit and veggies fresh with The Swag

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It is fantastic when someone comes up with a solution for household problems that is also environmentally friendly. The problem: Since buying organic fruits and veggies it frustrates me even more when they end up unconsumed and rotten in the fridge. Because, let’s face it, not all of us have…

Settling in to a new city

Tips for settling in to a new city

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Settling into a new city can be daunting. Whether you’ve moved interstate or internationally, it can be stressful leaving your old life behind and trying to make a new city feel like home. It can be especially hard if it’s a place you’ve never been before, if it’s really far…

household toxins

Household Toxins: What you need to know

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While summer is a popular time to deep clean our homes and complete renovation projects, it is important to consider your family’s safety before digging in. Especially in older buildings, there are a lot of toxins and dangerous materials to be aware of so you need to consult a professional…

organise your workspace

Eternal sunshine of the spotless desk

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Did you now a cluttered working environment can stress you out more than the actual workload? Life as a working mum can be overwhelming enough without creating even more stress so, thanks to Officeworks, we’re sharing insider tips on how to take control of your workspace and open up a whole new world of…

How to host a green birthday party

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At the end of birthday parties bins can bulge with cheap disposable items. Tablecloths gathered at each corner and entire spreads bundled and binned whether items where ‘used’ or not. The focus of course – convenience. There is a more sustainable approach. But bubbles, party hats and confetti are fun!…

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How do you find the right real estate agent?

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We all know about rising house prices, especially in Sydney. In my southern Sydney suburb, house prices have grown 30 percent in the past year. It has absolutely exploded. Every week my letterbox has a stack of flyers in it from local real estate agents talking about their latest sales and telling me…

Living a zero waste lifestyle with a family of 5

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Zero waste is a movement that is gaining traction around the globe. Bloggers, activists, suburban housewives and trendy New Yorkers are actively excited about reducing their environmental footprint by producing no waste. I know, zero waste, what does that even mean? These zero wasters are creating just one jar full…

Living in a bus house

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You’ve heard of Tiny Houses, now meet the people who turned a bus into a house. Julie Puckett lives in a bus with her partner Andrew. The concept, inspired by tiny houses, struck Julie years ago and she did some research to see whether it was doable or not. Here,…

Practical things to do for an eco-friendly home

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Being eco-friendly starts with us, not the kids. While schools have programs that focus on the environment, these things can be easily negated if we, as parents, don’t continue it at home. So in our home, we try to do little things that we can sustain. We didn’t grow up…