OK so it’s that time of year already. Crazy, I know. But my five-year-old is actually begging me to put the tree up so I’ve been thinking, as I do every year, even though it’s only November, if I don’t get my butt into gear early, I will miss the online shopping window. And it’s a legitimate fear of everyone who is striving to be a more ethical, sustainable consumer am I right? If we don’t plan ahead and put some thought into our Christmas shopping we may end up caught in the chaos of buying whatever pointless, meaningless, piece of junk we can get our hands on the week before Christmas at a soulless shopping centre where everyone is walking (read: running) around like highly anxious maniacs at one of those ridiculous all-nighter pre-Christmas shopping events. Or maybe this is just my nightmare????Read More
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There is perhaps nothing more beautiful - literally and philosophically - than the skill of turning something that was used for warfare, for death, for genocide, into a symbol of beauty, a message of hope and a means to provide for one's family.Read More
I love giving gifts! Picking out that perfect gift and then seeing the joy and excitement on someone's face when they unwrap it? Priceless! But I also know finding that elusive, "perfect" gift can be incredibly difficult.
So we're here to help! We have inspiration for everyone in your world and if you've got a list in your hand of gifts to buy and no ideas, we have got you covered. Orders placed by midday AEST on Tuesday the 19th of December will automatically be upgraded to express postage.Read More
There is still time. The calendar is suspended somewhere in between the calm, collectedness of ample planning time and the looming madness and chaos that we associate with DECEMBER!!!! Yes there are the beautiful lights and the festive decorations, the parties and indulgence that we love about the Christmas season, but the planning??? Yep it can be fairly stressful.Read More
It's that crazy time of year I know. When your Christmas gift buying is more of an anxious-flurry than a calm, well-thought out process. When maybe your best intentions of forward planning just didn't quite happen. And now you're faced with the process of having to brave the crowds at your local shopping centre. Yuck! I feel a cold sweat coming on.Read More
We are absolutely honoured to be featured in the Ethical Gift Guide put together by our fellow Wanderluster, Laura from Grassroots Nomad. It's a stellar lineup of brilliant gift ideas that will provide plenty of inspiration for your Christmas shopping.Read More
Who doesn't love a giveaway?!?! And it's just in time for Christmas! Even more exciting!
We are thrilled to be partnering with Grassroots Nomad to offer you this great opportunity to win a hamper full of awesome gifts that will have your Christmas shopping sorted!Read More
Jingle Bells is playing in Woolies; the tinsel is appearing in windows. As we head into the festive season, it's a good time to reflect on our consumer habits and the impact we have - for better or worse.Read More
Ok so....I say it every year. The same old mantra. "I won't be a last minute Christmas shopper. I will be organised. I will plan in advance. I won't run around buying gifts at the last minute". And yet...most years I tend to fail miserably. BUT there have been a few years where I have tasted the sweet success of highly organised Christmas shopping victory. And trust me. It tastes good!Read More