Archive for April, 2013

Perfect Cake Pops: Easy As With The Sunbeam Cake Pop Maker

Perfect Cake Pops: Easy As With The Sunbeam Cake Pop Maker

There’s a new treat making headlines on the playground and in the sandpit. They’re called cake pops and, for the unacquainted, a cake pop is a colourful, round, bite-sized cake on a stick iced to perfection and covered in your favourite topping. One mouthful will send you to perfect-blend-of-icing-and-cake heaven. To put it mildly, cake pops are the dessert phenomenon of the decade. Come birthday parties and holiday gatherings, you shouldn’t be surprised to see cake pops being treated like ...

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The New Samsung Galaxy Camera Shakes Up The Compact Camera Market

The New Samsung Galaxy Camera Shakes Up The Compact Camera Market

While there’s no doubting mobile phones have come a long way in the past few years, we’re yet to see the same leaps and bounds in compact camera technology. Megapixel counts have increased but the point-and-click has unfortunately remained more or less unchanged. To shake things up, here comes Samsung with its new Galaxy Camera, delivering the wireless network capabilities we’re used to seeing in smartphones.

Software & Apps
For now, the Galaxy Camera comes pre-installed with Android 4.1.2 Jelly ...

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The Good Looking Kitchen

The Good Looking Kitchen

You might not realise it but the kitchen is the most important space in your home. It’s where everyone comes together to partake in one of the greatest joys in life: food. It’s for this reason that keeping the kitchen tidy and pleasant is serious business. A tidy, good looking kitchen starts with organisation. Once you’ve got the basics in our guide below down pat, it’s just a matter of keeping up appearances!

  1. Don’t give clutter a chance part 1: So ...
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The Electrolux A Modo Mio, Like Your Own Live-In Barista

The Electrolux A Modo Mio, Like Your Own Live-In Barista

For many, coffee is a ritual that they would rather not than tamper with. There are set rules not to be messed with: what coffee to drink, where to get it and when to drink it. The Electrolux A Modo Mio Barista will make you want to break all these rules and break up with your local barista.

The most important thing for a coffee connoisseur is the flavour of the coffee and, even though espresso aficionados might scoff at ...

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Getting Started: Setup Your Home Entertainment System Like A Pro

Getting Started: Setup Your Home Entertainment System Like A Pro

There’s nothing like cosying up for a night in to enjoy the latest blockbuster release in your home theatre. The road to this blissful place, however, can be a little harrowing if you’ve never embarked on the journey to setting up your own home entertainment system before. This post is a how-to that will guide you on your way to audio visual heaven.

If you’re starting from scratch – as in, you’re yet to purchase the products that will make up ...

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

We have some difficult news to break today. Mum doesn’t want another pair of slippers this Mother’s Day. She also doesn’t want that re-gifted box of chocolates that’s been sitting in your pantry since Christmas and – sorry – she already has a fluffy bathrobe and enough scented candles to last her a lifetime.

But don’t worry, it’s not the Betta way to leave you out in the cold without some Better Advice, which is why we’ve pulled together a few ...

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Iron Man’s Favourite TV in Your Own Home, Made Possible by Betta and TCL

Iron Man’s Favourite TV in Your Own Home, Made Possible by Betta and TCL

Boys want to be him. Girls want to be with him.

There’s no denying that Iron Man – the superhero incarnation of the cheeky genius and loveable ladies’ man Tony Stark in Marvel’s comics-turned-films – is our modern-day pinup boy.

And if you’re one of the keen beans who have already seen Tony Stark in action in Iron Man 3, you may have noticed the super slick TCL televisions throughout the movie. Which is why we’re excited to announce a Betta exclusive, ...

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Warm Up Faster This Winter With Our Energy-Saving Tips

Warm Up Faster This Winter With Our Energy-Saving Tips

The winter chill is at our doorsteps and that means cosy nights snuggled up beside the heater sipping hot chocolate. Unfortunately, it’s not until a few months later when spring has finally sprung that you’ll receive your energy bill and realise a good 30% of it is from heating your home all these long, cold winter nights.

The good news is that heating doesn’t have to be expensive. With a column heater like the Dimplex Eco Column Heater, you could ...

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Welcome To The Official Betta Home Living Blog!

Over the past 50 years, the Betta name has continued to service local communities; with currently over 200 independently owned and operated Betta Home Living stores located around the country. With stores found in areas from Palmerston to Tasmania, to Darwin and to Perth, Betta Home Living aims to continue to service the local community for many years to come; a part of this service being the beginning of the Betta Home Living Blog.

We have launched the Betta Home Living ...

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