Archive for 'Small Appliances'

How To: Save When Buying an Appliance

How To: Save When Buying an Appliance

Buying a new appliance for the home, whether big or small, can be a lot of fun, or it can be a little stressful, depending on how you approach it. It’s a delicate balance between getting what you want, and staying within your budget. For saving money on appliances, some ideas are pretty obvious: shop the sales, check around for the best price, etc. Others might not be so clear, so in this post, we’re going through a few of ...

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The Electrolux ELM5000BK A Modo Mio and the Australian Coffee Fixation

The Electrolux ELM5000BK A Modo Mio and the Australian Coffee Fixation

Coffee is an interesting Australian obsession. It’s one of our many adopted cultures, imported from various locations around the world. Yet, it feels uniquely Australian – the way we gather around it and how we appreciate a quality coffee. It’s often called a café culture, but coffee culture seems more appropriate, because we love a good coffee wherever we can find it. In fact, any espresso loving Australian who has ever travelled to North America will know the horror of ...

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Find a New Style in 2014 with the Remington HC70 Hair Clipper Set

Find a New Style in 2014 with the Remington HC70 Hair Clipper Set

Plenty of us will make New Year’s resolutions in 2014, be it eating healthier or being more productive. One thing that might be overdue for a change in 2014 is a gentleman’s grooming habits. Many men have a grooming routine that maintains a specific look, but may be unwilling to make a change A tool like the Remington HC70A Hair Clipper (Corded) can help a man shake this up and carve out a new look for a new year, ...

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Xmas Giveaway: VS Sassoon Range

Xmas Giveaway: VS Sassoon Range

VS Sassoon is one of the great brand icons of hair and styling. Their tools are known the world over for precise control and salon-quality performance. Best of all, they’re available at a price that puts an everyday salon look in reach for everyone!

We think they make terrific Christmas gifts too. We love the whole VS Sassoon range, so we’ve selected some of our favourites to create a salon prize pack for one lucky winner!

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The Secrets of the Vidal Sassoon Curl Secret

The Secrets of the Vidal Sassoon Curl Secret

When it comes to styling at home, curls aren’t always the easiest look to achieve a salon-quality finish on. So we were pretty excited to try out the Curl Secret, a specialised curling tool from VS Sassoon. The tool promises “hair goes in, curl comes out – it’s that simple!” – and it really is.

It’s an automatic curler, so you feed a small section of your hair into the opening of the Curl Secret and it automatically draws your ...

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Tips on Baking Betta

Tips on Baking Betta

Summer is almost here, and that means plenty of BBQs. If you want to bring a dish and impress your friends, you need to get baking – nothing wows a crowd like a well-made cake. For those who find it all a little daunting, we’ve got some great, simple baking tips here to get you started.

Everything begins with the recipe, so you need to make sure you’re working with a great one.  Read through the steps first to check that ...

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Planning a Great Kids Party

Planning a Great Kids Party

Got a little one’s birthday coming up? Parties aren’t just a ton of fun for everyone involved – they also make long-lasting memories and help kids develop closer friendships. Planning a party, however, is no easy feat, so we’ve put together some of our favourite tips for getting the most out of a celebration.

Choosing a Theme

What’s your child passionate about? Cowboys? Fairies?  Whatever it is, themes can be an expression of the birthday boy/girl’s favourite things and make a party ...

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Bread is Betta When Baked at Home!

Bread is Betta When Baked at Home!

You always know when a bakery is nearby. That heavenly, unmistakable scent steams from the oven, gently filling the air and suddenly, you realise you’ve got a craving with only one solution. Now imagine bringing that experience home, filling the house with that freshly baked smell.

Baking your own bread is actually a lot easier than you might think and the benefits of doing it yourself go beyond just the delicious aroma wafting through your kitchen. Most supermarket bread includes preservatives ...

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Sunbeam Multi Cooker Free Gift Offer

Sunbeam Multi Cooker Free Gift Offer

Have you ever tried to steam vegetables in your deep fryer? No, we’re not talking gibberish. The smart people over at Sunbeam designed an appliance which pretty much allows you to do just that and a little bit more.

The VersaCook Electronic Multi Cooker X5 MU200 is a deep fryer, steamer, frypan, slow cooker and saucepan in one. We love versatile appliances like this because you get so much use out of them and there’s less cleaning up, made even ...

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How to make a Terrific Toasted Sandwich

How to make a Terrific Toasted Sandwich

What’s not to love about a jaffle, or toasted sandwich?

This humble creation gives new life to leftovers and makes a tasty treat or snack. Some die-hards might like to argue that the two are wildly different: a jaffle has pressed edges to keep the fillings from oozing out, while a toasted sandwich does not. But when it comes to deliciousness, we think this is a moot point!

Preparing any old jaffle is as simple as putting a fresh sandwich inside that ...

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