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Anastasia White

Anastasia (‘Anny’ to her friends and family, thanks to some nickname experimentation in year 4 that unfortunately stuck) is a born-and-bred Brisbanite with a love of coffee and her cat, Olive. Having recently finished a degree in journalism, Anastasia loves being able to learn and write about so many different topics for a variety of audiences.

Number of Entries : 40

Do Aus Day Right

We may have only just returned from the Christmas/New Year’s break, but we’ve been gifted with yet another reason to sit back and relax in the sun, and it would be such a shame to waste it. We’re sharing all of the best ways to spend your Australia Day long weekend (and chucking a few prawns on the barbie is just one of them!) AROUND THE HOUSE Australia is without a doubt a sporting nation, and there are pl ...

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Back to School Lunchbox Must-Haves

School is nearly back, which means so are school lunches *collective groan*. Don’t fret – you can ease your way back into the school year and your school lunchbox routine with these super-savers! Thank us later. The Collective Organic Suckies Founded by two chefs, these yoghurt suckies are vegetarian friendly, gluten free, time-efficient, extremely portable and of course, incredibly tasty for the family. No ...

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The Great School Holiday Tidy Up

We’ve all been there. Your kids are in their second week back at school, and you’re already suffocating under the clutter of school terms past. Pulling the millionth LEGO brick from your kids’ forgotten pile of dirty laundry, you ask yourself: “why didn’t we declutter when we had the time?” That’s why Jacinta Richmond loves school holidays. Not only has she spent dozens of them decluttering her home with he ...

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K.I.S.S Your Long List of New Year’s Resolutions Goodbye!

It’s officially a brand-new year – the worries of the last year have slipped away, replaced with excitement for a fresh batch of 365 chances to smash your goals! You’re probably thinking, ‘New Year - New Me!’ and are already crafting a list of life-changing New Year’s Resolutions to help you transform, right?! Jo Burgess, from Life Sorted, has been there. Full of hope one day, momentum lost the next. All of ...

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Next Year I Will…

It’s nearly that time of year – you know, where you promise yourself you’re going to stick to something for a full (new) year, knowing full well that you probably aren’t? Well, not this time around. Smash your New Year’s resolutions with these handy hacks. Get fit It’s arguably the most common New Year’s resolution (behind “stop eating chocolate” but, come on, no one really means that one). But it’s also on ...

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Gifts at your Fingertips

If there’s one thing better than giving a great present, it’s ordering, paying for and having that present delivered to your loved one in a matter of clicks. Whether you’re overseas or pressed for time, you’ll have your Christmas shopping sorted within minutes with these ideas. A treat box If your friend or family member is known for their sweet tooth, a gift box filled to the brim with treats is sure to ma ...

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50 Free Sizzlin’ Summer Ideas

School’s out, and that doesn’t have to mean spending a fortune trying to keep the kids entertained. Check out our 50 favourite ideas for summer fun, and let us know on Facebook or Instagram – what will you be doing for free these summer holidays? Go to the beach: it’s an obvious one, but we couldn’t leave it off this list! With so many beautiful beaches right on our doorstep, you could easily spend all summ ...

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Combatting Christmas Stress

Christmas. It’s meant to be a time filled with laughter, family memories and magical moments – right? Well, not really. We chatted to Dr Tania McMahon from Benchmark Psychology about Christmas stress, and how to combat it. It turns out, they don’t call it the ‘silly season’ for nothing. Between good food, family gatherings, presents and so. much. celebrating. there’s a lot to love about Christmas time. But ...

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Having a Moment // Christmas Magic

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… Even though it’s barely December, nothing makes for a better Christmas than a month of hype! Create traditions and memories that your children will remember forever with these tips for finding the Christmas magic. Elf on the Shelf ‘Elf on the Shelf’ – the flexible elf toy that has taken Christmas by storm – is more than just Santa’s little helper… it’s every parents ...

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Black Friday is Here!

Some people camp out for them, others wake up at midnight for them. In the last 12 years, ten people have even died during them. What are they? They’re the Black Friday Sales – and they start today. We may not celebrate Thanksgiving here in Australia, but that doesn’t stop our department stores, online retailers and even our smaller boutiques from getting in on the Black Friday action. Traditionally held on ...

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