Home and Garden

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Where to Get Birthday Freebies in Australia

Everyone loves a birthday freebie, whether it's free meals, gifts, free ice cream or birthday vouchers, and we've put together a complete list of where to get them! Make sure to check out your local areas, too. Many restaurants and stores offer birthday freebies to patrons - sometimes all you've got to do is ask!…

Save Money Buying an Ex-rental Car and Forget Old-fashioned Stigma

There is no doubt that buying a second hand car is better value for money even if you can afford a brand new vehicle. The depreciation of that shiny new forecourt car is so severe that it makes any money saving conscious being, scowl at the idea. Cars can depreciate anywhere between 20-40% as soon…

Did You Know: Coles and Woolies own 50% of the Wine Industry in Australia

Ask yourself, have you ever purchased a Woolworths Select wine? Maybe you don’t like to buy them because you prefer something a bit more sophisticated. Aussies in general have a great thirst for vino and recent trends in alcohol consumption have shown our drinking habits as a nation are shifting slowly from beer to wine.…

Free Passive Cooling Techniques During the Hot Australian Summer

The mercury has risen across the country and for most of us air conditioning is a must to keep cool. However, even in the cool breeze of your air-con, your conscience is probably reminding you of the environment - not too mention your wallet. If only there were free and efficient ways of keeping your…

Bunnings Vs Masters Price War Makes It a Good Time to buy Paint

A closer look at the paint industry will reveal a battle between Wesfarmers’ Bunnings hardware group and the Woolworths-Lowe’s Masters joint venture. This battle may not bother most on a daily basis, but when these two giants are battling for a share of the $3 billion paint industry, its bound to make some noise. We…

Know the Redemption Restrictions of Your Gift Cards

One of the main reasons why retailers love to issue gift cards, is due to their high profitability resulting from a concept known as "breakage" (as described in my previous gift card post). This refers to the common occurrence whereby the full credit limit of a gift card is not redeemed by the recipient before…

Click Frenzy Or Click Frizzle?

If you've been online at all over the past week you will most likely have seen some reference to the much hyped 48 hour Click Frenzy Mothers Day Sales taking place over the 23rd and 24th of April. Many retailers have jumped on the band wagon in an attempt to ride the wave of hype…