Archive for 'Small Appliances'

5 Reasons to Get Dad a Beard Trimmer for Father’s Day

Once upon a time, it was considered very rugged and manly to grow a beard. Then, for some reason, a little bit of scruff fell out of favour with polite society and being clean-shaven was the only way to go. For some dads this rule has stuck, and the idea of growing a beard is unthinkable. But facial fuzz is more popular than ever; it has well and truly hit its stride, and looks like it’s here to stay.

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Winter Warmers Made Easy

Winter Warmers Made Easy

The winter months bring with them cold and often dreary weather. But, one of the best parts about the season is the chance to enjoy some warming winter favourites. Soups, stews and roasts – who can resist? Of course, standing over the stove is not exactly ideal, so we’ve compiled three of our favourite kitchen appliances for winter.

These kitchen helpers take much of the work off your hands, and eliminate the need to spend hours at work on lunch and ...

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Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day Gifts

Just around the corner is one of our favourite times of the year, where we can unabashedly celebrate our mums and all the other special women in our lives!

Here are our top picks of Mother’s Day gift ideas. And we’ve added a cherry on top with a bonus gift card  on selected products so mum can get herself an extra little something of her choice!

Kambrook Stack and Snack Sandwich Maker

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Spotlight on ionic hair dryers

Spotlight on ionic hair dryers

Ionic hair dryers have been on the market for a few years now. But what exactly does it mean for a hair dryer to be ‘ionic’?

First, some basic physics: when an atom has an unequal number of protons and electrons, it is called an ion. If an electron is added to the atom, it is a positive ion; if an electron is taken away, the atom is a negative ion.

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Summer with SodaStream

Summer with SodaStream

Summer is just around the corner so that means beating the heat with a constant supply of delicious, refreshing beverages. Making your own bubbly drinks is fun if you’ve got the right equipment and ingredients.

Now, if you were a kid in the 70s and 80s you very well might remember the SodaStream Drinks Maker craze. SodaStream was a hit with the whole family because it allowed you to turn water into carbonated water in your very own kitchen.

Fast forward ...

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Men’s Grooming:Stubble Trimmers and Clippers

Men’s Grooming:Stubble Trimmers and Clippers

In celebration of our VS Sassoon Giveaway on Facebook, we’re taking a look at two of the most important tools a man can have for grooming: a stubble trimmer and a set of clippers.

Stubble Trimmer

Once upon a time, the clean-shaven man was all the rage. Commercials on TV proclaimed that a smooth face was the best thing a man could have. Fast forward to 2014 and we’ve got hipsters and beards, giving facial hair a popularity it hasn’t seen ...

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Enjoying a Smaller Coffee Machine

Enjoying a Smaller Coffee Machine

Readers of the Betta Blog will know we’re big lovers of our coffee. We’re also big believers in the idea that there’s a coffee machine to suit everyone, whatever their budget. Some fully featured coffee machines can run into the high three and four figure sums and while these are usually fantastic machines, not everyone has a need  to spend that much on a single kitchen appliance.

That’s why we love the Breville BEC300MW Coffee Machine! It’s ...

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How to Reduce Food Waste

Do you find yourself constantly throwing away uneaten leftovers and rotting fruits and vegetables forgotten in the very back of the fridge? There are some simple steps you can take to cut down on your food waste, and flex your creativity while you’re at it!

  • Rather than throwing away those lamb offcuts, trim them, season them and combine them with some chopped vegetables in a slow cooker for a tender stew
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Introducing: Kambrook

Introducing: Kambrook

Kambrook is a brand most Aussies have grown up with. Kettles, toasters and plenty more have graced our kitchens over the years, and this tradition continues today. Lately, Kambrook have been known for the wildly popular Blitz2Go Blender, which gym junkies and smoothie lovers alike have gone crazy for in the past few months. For those who can’t get enough of it, read our impressions of the Blitz2Go here. But, there’s plenty more to Kambrook than just ...

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How to Make Perfect Coffee At Home

How to Make Perfect Coffee At Home

There’s plenty about Australian culture that’s famous and world-renowned; meat pies and lamingtons and the like. But less well known is our deep love of coffee. As much as we love our cafes, sometimes it’s nice enjoy a great cup of coffee at home. While there are plenty of options available, like pod coffee or automatic machines, today we’re focussing on manual coffee machines. So, tell your favourite barista they can expect to see less of you ...

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