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The benefits of adding eclectic vintage finds to your home

The benefits of adding eclectic vintage finds to your home

A classic Australian cottage filled with eclectic vintage finds makes for a warm and welcoming home.

  • by Genevieve Quigley

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Astrid's builder couldn't find her final payment. Scammers had tricked her out of thousands.
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Astrid's builder couldn't find her final payment. Scammers had tricked her out of thousands.

Her builder said they had been tipped off that their emails had been compromised.

  • by Dakshayani Shankar
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A classic Australian cottage filled with eclectic vintage finds makes for a warm and welcoming home.

Shared garden sows the seeds of community satisfaction

Shared garden sows the seeds of community satisfaction

There's nothing like a spot of extreme weather to test a co-housing community's mettle in the garden. When temperatures rose to more than 40 degrees earlier this month, there was no shirking at Murundaka in Heidelberg Heights.

  • by Megan Backhouse
'Got so used to that comfortable environment': NSW's obsession with air con hurting the hip-pocket
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'Got so used to that comfortable environment': NSW's obsession with air con hurting the hip-pocket

Australia's increasing obsession with air conditioning means around 2.3 million households run their air-conditioners for at least an hour when they are not home, a new survey claims.

  • by Ben Weir
Marie Kondo: Finding out what sparks your joy
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Marie Kondo: Finding out what sparks your joy

One afternoon I binge watched the series, culled two garbage bags of stuff, hit up Ikea and went to bed with a sense of calm and order.

  • by Karen Hardy
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Why you don't really need queen of clean Marie Kondo
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Why you don't really need queen of clean Marie Kondo

The queen of cleaning and organising is spreading her message, just as we start to recover from Christmas.

  • by Cindy Dampier
'Busiest time of the year': January is decluttering month for Australians
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'Busiest time of the year': January is decluttering month for Australians

As Marie Kondo's 'tidying up' doco goes viral, smaller operators say the decluttering boom is a mixed blessing.

  • by Emma Koehn
I Found This Great Thing: Notabag

I Found This Great Thing: Notabag

The clever Notabag can transform from a shopping bag to a backpack

  • by Portia Conyers-East
How a family designed their beachside home for easy living

How a family designed their beachside home for easy living

The sounds of the sea surround this laid-back family home.

  • by Heather Nette King
The places we swim: Australia's best pools, beaches and lakes

The places we swim: Australia's best pools, beaches and lakes

With iconic beaches, lap pools, ocean coves, waterholes, hot baths and gorges, it’s no wonder Australians have long been attracted to water.

  • by Benjamin Law