Tradewinds Fairtrade Tea and Coffee: Better Than Fair

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Are you a tea or coffee drinker, or both? I love my tea and can drink it all day long! It is a huge part of your every day but do you ever stop to think about where your tea or coffee comes from? Who grows it, picks it and produces it? What the trade…

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The Path to a Balanced Life

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Brought to you by Nuffnang and Hahn Finding balance is one of life’s challenges, and we are all faced with so many choices and options in our lives. How to live, eat, drink, exercise, where to work, what to wear, who to befriend, what to do with your spare time…there are always decisions to be made and new and often…

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The Future of Energy in Australia & How You Can Make a Difference

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(Brought to you by Nuffnang and Origin Energy Summer is just around the corner and the air is starting to shift to that delicious warmth that those of us down south start to miss deeply by the end of winter. Lazy days at the beach with the sand between your toes, and those long dinners on…

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Why You Must Be the Change You Want to See in the World

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There is no doubt that the awful acts of terror across both Paris and Beirut, have jolted us all into remembering how terrible and how fragile life can be. I have been avoiding the media and have protected both mine and my children’s hearts, through not immersing ourselves in the fine details, particularly the images. I…

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House Tour: Emma’s Upcycled Cottage

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I shared this house tour a while ago and it was so popular I thought I would refresh it and bring it back to the limelight for your enjoyment! We all love to seek inspiration from each other in our lives and this upcycled home is an amazingly pretty cottage which has been renovated using…

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Detention Centre Toy Drive For Christmas

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Do you consider what christmas might be like for people who have very little, or live in terrible conditions? We have a large number of children living in detention centres, where they should never be. With christms in mind, Eco Toys are holding a christmas toy drive for children in detention centres this year and owner…

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25 Mindful and Handmade Gift Ideas for Christmas

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25 mindful and handmade gift ideas for Christmas

Christmas is all about giving, and that does not mean spending lots of money. In fact the best gifts are the ones you make yourself or at least put a lot of thought into. Giving your time is something to treasure. So here are 25 mindful and handmade gift ideas for Christmas: 1) Paint or draw…

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How to Reconnect with Your Partner by Taking a Short Break

How to Reconnect with Your Partner by Taking a Short Break

Husband and wife team, Brenden and Melissa Chambers from All Around Oz, are our guest bloggers today, having been writing about and photographing their Aussie travel adventures since 2011. They hope that by sharing their travel tales they will inspire more people to get out and explore this beautiful country of ours, regardless of how…

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How to Make an Upcycled Cake Stand

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Hi there Recyclers! Looking for great christmas gift ideas? Here is an update on a project from one of our community on How to Make an Upcycled Cake Stand with vintage glasses & plates. It would make a fabulous gift filled with nuts and fruit, or handmade goodies. This was shared with us a while…

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A Fairtrade Christmas with Oxfam

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Christmas is a time to consider what you have in your life, be grateful, reflect on your year, and connect with loved ones. The idea of this time being a buying frenzy is one that can leave a bitter taste in your mouth. Making decisions to give gifts that give back, through fairtrade purchases, such…

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