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Tips to live a modern minimalist life


You’ve heard about minimalism before. You probably think it’s another hippy new age thing that’s become the latest trend. But there are several case studies naming the different benefits of becoming a minimalist and getting rid of your clutter. Namely, you have less to tidy up, you can find things…

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Keep fruit and veggies fresh with The Swag


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


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


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


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


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?


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…