At home

Express your unique style throughout every room of your home and garden, and enhance your abode with some of the latest home design trends.

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Many stone surfaces are either incorrectly sealed or not sealed at all, while a lot of home owners are causing unnecessary damage by using the wrong cleaning products.

Top tips to protecting natural stone

With more and more homeowners, interior designers, architects and builders choosing to install natural stone, the challenge is how to educate people on the...   Read More

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Avoid itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, skin irritations and possible allergy symptoms with chemical-free cleaning products.

Chemical-free cleaning products

There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of a freshly cleaned and tidy home. However, for asthma and allergy sufferers, it’s a double-edged sword, as...   Read More

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Going meat free this week is a great way to think about how much meat you eat – and hopefully reduce your risk of bowel cancer.

Get healthy with Meat Free Week

Meat Free Week (18th-24th September 2017) was founded by Australians Lainie Towner and Melissa Hobbs in 2013, in order to get people thinking and...   Read More

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Now is the time to plant flowering shrubs, vegetables, fruits and herbs that will produce throughout spring and into summer.

Spring gardening tips for green thumbs

Unless you live in the tropics or the coldest parts of Tasmania and the Snowy Mountains, many of your plants take a good long...   Read More

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If your pool is looking a little green or has algal blooms across its bottom, these five steps will quickly return it to peak condition, ready for that first swim.

5 spring pool care tips

With temperatures already in the mid 20s in some parts of the country and a warmer-than-average spring predicted for most of Australia*, many of...   Read More

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Welcome the new season in a positive and meaningful way by giving your home a little TLC.

5 spring cleaning tips

Spring is known for many things – warmer weather, fresh flowers, longer days – and for many households, cleaning. It’s also the season to...   Read More

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A fire pit is a great addition to your backyard, transforming the outdoor area into a cosy and inviting space.

Build a fire pit in 6 simple steps

Building a fire pit in your backyard is a simple DIY job you can do on the weekend that will bring endless hours of...   Read More

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The Childcare Guide has a great checklist of questions to ask yourself and potential childcare providers to help find the best option.

5 practical pointers to choosing childcare

Placing your little one in childcare can be an emotional time – for you and for them. It may be the first time you’ve...   Read More

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Buyer’s bedding guide to getting a good night’s sleep

For many of us, a regular eight hours sleep a night keeps us bright eyed and bushy tailed. But did you know almost 40...   Read More

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Faced with soaring electricity bills and no real end in sight, do you know how much energy your household appliances use?

How much energy do your appliances use?

It’s official. Australia now has the highest electricity prices in the world. That’s according to Bruce Mountain, director of energy consultancy Carbon and Energy...   Read More