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Category Archive: Christmas Gift Guide

Top 30 Presents Under $30

A stylish present doesn’t have to cost the earth, especially if it’s black and white. The two-tone look emerged as one of this year’s biggest trends in design and decor, and it goes with just about any colour palette. The best thing? It often looks more expensive than it actually is, which isn’t a bad […]

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40 Best Christmas Presents for Kids

I just pulled a pile of catalogues out of the letter box today. Now, usually, that is a good thing (I pay geeky attention to the Bunnings catalogue in particular), but right now, I’m seeing the same old toys and stuff for kids splashed across the pages of the big chain stores, advertising big discounts […]

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34 Drop-Dead Gorgeous Presents Under $20

Christmas can be costly, but you can find all sorts of affordable and unique wee gems from some of my favourite shops online. I’ve done the shopping for you, and found 34 drop-dead gorgeous presents for under $20 (Aussie dollars), from hand-stamped copper necklaces and designer Scandi babygros to handmade aftershave balm and beautiful art […]

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Christmas Gift Guide: The Best Ice Cream-Themed Presents

This is it, people. Five weeks’ til Christmas. Eeep! So if you haven’t started your Christmas shopping yet, now is a good time to put your orders in from shops online. It’s easy, fast, you avoid the crowds, and guess what? I’ve been researching for months and found all the best stuff for you. Job […]

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Top 12 Unique Gifts for Pet Owners on Etsy

Do you have any pet-owners or animal lovers on your Christmas present list? My top tip? Make a beeline for Etsy, which is chockers with all manner of personalised, custom-made and handcrafted presents for pets. Pet owners are usually rather fond of their animals, so a special, handcrafted pet accessory, or a customised portrait in […]

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12 gorgeous gift ideas for the girls – on Etsy

After something really special for the favourite ladies in your life? Go handcrafted for Christmas this year, and you’ll inspire present envy in all of her friends. Treat her to handmade organic soap, a personalised necklace, or a cheeky cup of ‘wine’. Here, my top 12 greatest Etsy picks for girls. Just click on each […]

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