8 Things You Can Do to Make Kitchen Knives Last Longer

2014 March 11 | Words by Sharee Narciso | Photography by Avago
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Knife abuse happens more often than we’d like to think – and you’ve got to admit that you’ve done it, too, at some point. Kitchen knives are among the most basic and essential tools in cooking and preparing food – and if there’s anything we’ve learned from celebrity chefs,  it’s that there’s nothing more dangerous […]

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Top 5 Barbecuing Tips this Australia Day

2014 January 12 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
Australia Day BBQ

All you need to know about barbecuing this Australia Day Few things are as quintessentially Australian as firing up the barbecue and cooking up a delicious feast for family and friends. With Australia Day fast approaching, a good portion of the country will spend it in close proximity to a barbecue, whipping up grilled cuts […]

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Eggcellent Poaching!

2013 June 19 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
Poached Eggs

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Yummy Plum and Vanilla Bean Jam Recipe!

2013 May 01 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
Plum Vanilla Bean Jam

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Removing Carpet Stains with Vinegar!

2013 March 12 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
Carpet Stains

The power of vinegar on unsightly carpet stains! Carpet stains are an unfortunate part of everyday living and can occur to even the most fastidiously clean among us. A beautiful cream carpet can be instantly tarnished with one little spill, but all is not hopeless thanks to a simple, smart home remedy that will ensure […]

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Cupboard Clean Out

2012 October 04 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
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Tips for spring cleaning your pantry… The pantry can be one of the messiest, most disorganised features of the home. Used almost every day and added to at least once a week, it can be difficult to stay on top of the ever growing supply without some semblance of order. From labelling to repackaging and […]

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Oil Spoils!

2012 September 28 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
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All you need to know about infusing oil… Perfect for salad dressings, drizzling over pasta, on bread or simply as a decorative feature, homemade Infused Oil is easy to make and can be a thoughtful do-it-yourself gift to share with friends. More of an art than a science, achieving the perfect flavours, strength and combinations […]

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Wicked Wicker

2012 September 28 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
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Tips for making your candles last longer Few things provide ambience to a room like a lit candle. The soft lighting, pleasant aromas and generally pleasing aesthetic are a staple of many a home’s décor. Once lit though, making them last and retaining their striking appearance can be a tricky task, but these six tips […]

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Towelling Up

2012 September 11 | Words by Samantha Jones | Photography by Avago
How To Care For Towels

Handy hints for keeping your towels as good as new… Retaining the soft, plush, super absorbent nature of a brand new towel can be tricky. If cared for in the wrong way, your towel will be left a shell of its former luxurious self in mere weeks, leaving the fabric brittle, the texture coarse and […]

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