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Lounge Upgrade

I have just upgraded my lounges at home to these beautiful three seater Chesterfields in Linen fabric. For quite sometime we had two lounges that we sourced from Salvo’s which were fabulous and helped us make do till the time came for an update.  The new Chesterfield lounges and wooden  coffee table have transformed my living […]

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Launch of the “Specials” Feature

It is not only Retailers that have Sales but Wholesalers have Sales as well. When a Wholesaler has a Sale it means that effectively Retailers are purchasing discounted products to sell to the end customer so therefore significant savings can then be passed onto those customers. To allow you to  get the best prices on […]

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The Evolving Home

We purchased our first digital camera in 1998. At the time it was at the forefront of technology however it allowed us to take an increasing number of photos for virtually no cost. Today our immediate family has a photo library of over 40,000+ photo’s. Obviously with that number of photos it is difficult to […]

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Freedom Furniture Excess Outlet

If I’m looking for furniture one stop I make is the Freedom Furniture Excess Outlet at Turramurra in Sydney. Fortunately it is nearby where I live so it is handy for finding bargains in sofas, dining room tables and chairs through to outdoor furniture, bedding, cushions and assorted homewares. The Excess Outlet sell well below retail […]

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Factory Seconds

Factory Seconds is another avenue to seek great value for purchases around home. We were in the market for an outdoor table for our patio and I was wanting to steer away from the mainstream outdoor furniture and had my hopes set on a more provincial look that was in keeping with the updated changes […]

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Saving $$ With Incremental Work

Late last year we had builders and landscapers do work on our house and garden. One item that was outstanding for our outdoor patio area was a BBQ. I did a little research and found out that in general built-in external BBQ’s fall into two categories. Either they are cheap low quality units with lots […]

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Vintage Pot Stand and Lamp

An old pot stand is perfect to hold my Fowlerware mixing bowl collection which I bought at a Sydney Auction House. Looks beautiful. The Lamp is an eBay purchase for $55 and was a bit of a drive to get it as well.

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How to save $$$ on KitchenAid Appliances

KitchenAid are renowned for manufacturing some of the best kitchen appliances in the world. Notable their mixers are robust are sought after in Australian kitchens. Downside is that in Australia KitchenAid products are very expensive. Typically buying a standard KitchenAid Artisan Mixer KSM150 from a major retailer will cost you something in the order of $795. […]

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Shop at Amazon for Books

If you are shopping for value and you are a little patient you can reap significant savings by buying online. Books is an area where you can shop a lot more efficiently. Unfortuantly books in Australia tend to be a whole lot more expensive than buying the same book overseas. If you are an avid […]

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Vintage Bedspread

A vintage double sized bed spread which I found at Salvos. In perfect condition! I had it dry-cleaned. Bargain.

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