Christmas

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Travelling with gifts this Christmas

The smart way to travel with gifts this Christmas

Travelling with gifts this Christmas

There is a right and wrong way to handle travelling with gifts this holiday season.

Christmas travel checklist

Christmas travel checklist

Christmas travel checklist

Christmas is a busy time of year, so this checklist should make travel planning easier.

Costly Christmas ahead

supermarket aisle of festive chocolates

Costly Christmas ahead

‘Christmas is set to be more expensive this year,’ says CHOICE consumer advocate.

Best (last minute) gift cards

Best (last minute) gift cards

Best (last minute) gift cards

Avoid the gift card you give becoming one of the tens of thousands never redeemed.

Top gifts for the travel-minded

a range of christmas gifts for travellers

Top gifts for the travel-minded

Seven super gifts ideas for the travel-minded.

How carols link the world

How carols link communities across the world

How carols link the world

The stories behind three very famous Christmas carols and how different countries have added their ...

Get gifts under the tree on time

How to ensure your Christmas gifts arrive on time

Get gifts under the tree on time

Gift senders can expect at least an extra day delay on all parcel deliveries.

The perfect Christmas pudding

christmas pudding

The perfect Christmas pudding

Aldi or Coles: which has the perfect pudding?

The sale that stops a nation

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The sale that stops a nation

Score a bargain of a lifetime at Australia’s biggest online shopping event this year.

Clever tricks for using up leftovers

Clever tricks for using up leftovers

Clever tricks for using up leftovers

Clever recipes for your leftover turkey, ham, vegetables and Christmas Pudding!

Christmas fails to crack you up

Christmas fails to crack you up

Christmas fails to crack you up

Share a laugh this Christmas with these epic Christmas fails

Avoiding conflict at Christmas

Avoiding conflict at Christmas

Avoiding conflict at Christmas

Things you can do to help deal with tricky situations this Christmas.

Chocolates, Santa and disputes

It’s just as well that Christmas comes but once a year

Chocolates, Santa and disputes

Sometimes it’s just as well that Christmas comes but once a year.

Santa – an elf-made man

Santa – an elf-made man

Santa – an elf-made man

With just four days until Christmas, we thought you might need a little jollying.

How to … carve perfect ham on a bone

How to … carve perfect ham on a bone

How to … carve perfect ham on a bone

Want to make your Christmas ham look delectable? Then carve it this way.

Get cracking with DIY bonbons

Get cracking with DIY bonbons

Get cracking with DIY bonbons

Make Christmas more meaningful with handmade versions of mass-produced bonbons.

The ‘nicest’ Christmas video ever

The ‘nicest’ Christmas video ever

The ‘nicest’ Christmas video ever

Air New Zealand once again injects a healthy dose of humour into its promotional videos.

White Christmas

White Christmas

White Christmas

Perfect for any time this festive season, but also a great gift.

Make your festive season funnier

Make your festive season funnier

Make your festive season funnier

Meet the characters gripped by silly season fever in these funny anecdotes.

Xmas spending warning issued

Warning on overspending at Christmas

Xmas spending warning issued

Watchdog flags payment risks for consumers ahead of Christmas season.

The case for Christmas in July

The case for Christmas in July

The case for Christmas in July

Rachel makes her case: why this weird faux holiday makes sense.

Kaye’s Christmas wish list

Kaye’s Christmas wish list

Kaye’s Christmas wish list

Key issues and the solutions that will right some wrongs and make us smile.

The vanishing of the Christmas cuddle

The vanishing of the Christmas cuddle

The vanishing of the Christmas cuddle

A growing movement allowing children to decide

Melt and Mix Gingerbread

Melt and Mix Gingerbread

Melt and Mix Gingerbread

Melt and mix gingerbread is simple and delicious.

The best Christmas ads of 2017

The best Christmas ads of 2017

The best Christmas ads of 2017

These Christmas ads will whirl you into the Christmas spirit and bring joy.

Don’t worry, be happy, stay safe

Don’t worry, be happy, stay safe

Don’t worry, be happy, stay safe

All you’ll want for Christmas are these gifts to keep you safe and happy

Lovely Leftovers

Lovely Leftovers

Lovely Leftovers

Imaginative and delicious ways to use up your Christmas leftovers.

When a Christmas ‘tree’ is not a tree

When a Christmas ‘tree’ is not a tree

When a Christmas ‘tree’ is not a tree

Sick of the annual decorating duties? And the dismantling? We have a solution.

Millions will be alone this Christmas

Millions of older Australians will be alone this Christmas

Millions will be alone this Christmas

The Minister for Aged Care launches a campaign to tackle loneliness.

A very merry mistake

Hilarious misheard Christmas gifts: Air New Zealand

A very merry mistake

The accents of Kiwis may be confusing to many ears, including Santa’s!

Gifts to please the mind and body

Gifts to please the mind and body

Gifts to please the mind and body

Oils, herbs, smoothie-makers: gift-buying made easy

How to get free shipping

How to get free shipping

How to get free shipping

New Australia Post product means you can dodge shipping fees this Christmas.

A Canadian white Christmas

Why Canada is the perfect place to celebrate a white Christmas

A Canadian white Christmas

What better place to enjoy a white Christmas than in the Great White North?

Your New Year detox guide

Your New Year detox guide

Your New Year detox guide

Spring back to health with this New Year detox guide for 2017.

Post-Christmas declutter

box full of household items

Post-Christmas declutter

Declutter your life and prepare for the New Year.

Christmas on the road

Christmas on the road

Christmas on the road

With a little planning, Christmas on the road can be a breeze.

Commonly stolen goods at Christmas

Shoplifter stealing a bottle of wine

Commonly stolen goods at Christmas

While most of us pay for our shopping, there are those who simply shoplift what ...

No cheap cherries this Christmas

Cherries in a basket

No cheap cherries this Christmas

This year you could be paying through the nose for an Aussie tradition.

Good reason not to shop tomorrow

Online shopping at christmas to avoid the crowwds

Good reason not to shop tomorrow

This Saturday is the worst day to shop for Christmas.

Can you Christmas shop for zilch?

Christmas presents in shopping basket on keyboard

Can you Christmas shop for zilch?

What ‘gems’ can you find on freecycle sites this Christmas?

Rise up and defend Christmas

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton

Rise up and defend Christmas

Peter Dutton is calling for Australians to put an end to “political correctness gone mad”.

Enjoy the festive season stress free

Woman holding simple Christmas gift at stress free Christmas

Enjoy the festive season stress free

Christmas is supposed to be fun but it can bring a lot of stress.

Aussies conned by Xmas parcel scam

Australians being caught out by fake parcel delivery scams

Aussies conned by Xmas parcel scam

Fake parcel delivery scams are catching many Australians off guard.

Fat-shamed by Santa

santa too weak to have children sit on his knee

Fat-shamed by Santa

Santa’s knee and telling him what you want for Christmas is very much part of ...

Alone for Christmas

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Alone for Christmas

Not everyone has family and friends with whom to share the holiday season, sometimes through ...

Post-Christmas Picture of the week

Funny festive pics to pick you up

Post-Christmas Picture of the week

These fantastic pictures should raise a few people out of their post-Christmas funk!

Banish Christmas credit card woes

Woman at home using credit card and computer at Christmas

Banish Christmas credit card woes

Here are five simple ways to banish credit card woes over the festive season.

Cracking Christmas jokes

santa pullinga funny face

Cracking Christmas jokes

Fall into the festive spirit with these cracking Christmas jokes.

World’s gone mad

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World’s gone mad

Looking for a gift for the person who has everything?

Best Christmas cracker jokes

Reindeer with Christmas cracker

Best Christmas cracker jokes

A collection of the best (and worst) Christmas cracker jokes.

Christmas Gingerbread Biscuits

parts of a gingerbread house

Christmas Gingerbread Biscuits

This is a surefire gingerbread recipe that everyone will love.

Best Christmas ads 2016

American carol singers in Australia

Best Christmas ads 2016

These Christmas ads are so good you’ll forget you’re watching an ad at all!

A money-saving gift for grandkids

walt disney on a christmas stamp

A money-saving gift for grandkids

We simply love this idea from Disney – best of all, it’s free.

Flying can be ‘bearable’

Heathrow Airport’s first-ever Christmas commercial

Flying can be ‘bearable’

Heathrow Airport’s first-ever Christmas advert has taken the internet by storm.

Avoiding the Christmas bloat

Measuring tape wrapped around Christmas ornament

Avoiding the Christmas bloat

A post-Christmas feast recovery guide for the festive season.

Five memorable Christmas songs

Christmas music being sung on a microphone

Five memorable Christmas songs

Why not take a trip down memory lane with these classic Christmas songs?

Home projects for the holidays

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Home projects for the holidays

The holidays are the perfect time to prepare your home for the coming year.

Seven tips for surviving Christmas

Two family members holding hands with coffee and Christmas gifts in background

Seven tips for surviving Christmas

Here are seven simple tips for surviving Christmas with your relatives.

Christmas around the world

Santa's gloved hand holding a world globe

Christmas around the world

Discover the different ways in which Christmas is celebrated all over the world.

Your Christmas shopping sorted

Your Christmas shopping sorted

Your Christmas shopping sorted

We’ve compiled 10 gifts under $50 that won’t break the bank this Christmas.

Sacred food festivals

Sacred food festivals

Sacred food festivals

Food is used to celebrate rituals and events the world over, and is a thread ...

Last minute gifts

Last minute Christmas gifts with clock and Santa's hat

Last minute gifts

These last minute, online Christmas gifts are a life-saver.

Christmas with The Katering Show

Christmas with The Katering Show

Christmas with The Katering Show

The Katering Show Christmas is an irreverent look at how best to deal with the ...

$419 pre-Christmas cruise

$419 pre-Christmas cruise

$419 pre-Christmas cruise

Get into the festive spirit early with this three-night cruise.

Christmas dinner at Hogwarts

Christmas Dinner at Hogwarts

Christmas dinner at Hogwarts

Every Harry Potter fan’s dream come true, you can now have Christmas dinner at Hogwarts.

12 days of Christmas health tips

12 days of Christmas health tips

12 days of Christmas health tips

12 simple tips to help you survive the silly season with your health intact

‘Frozen’ Christmas lights

‘Frozen’ Christmas lights

‘Frozen’ Christmas lights

Putting on Christmas decorations of this magnitude is no easy feat.

Jim Carrey sings White Christmas

Jim Carrey sings White Christmas

Jim Carrey sings White Christmas

Jim Carrey sings White Christmas on the Jay Leno Show.

A cat’s guide to Christmas

A cat’s guide to Christmas

A cat’s guide to Christmas

A funny video compilation of cat's at Christmas time.

Santa cheats death

Santa cheats death

Santa cheats death

A Christmas video which goes to show that you can cheat death!

Sainsbury’s Christmas ad

Sainsbury’s Christmas ad

Sainsbury’s Christmas ad

This Sainsbury’s advertisement pays tribute to the Christmas truce of World War One.

Neighbourhood Christmas lightshow

Neighbourhood Christmas lightshow

Neighbourhood Christmas lightshow

A lot of effort went into this brilliant neighborhood show – set in time to Mariah Carey's All I Want For Christmas.

Christmas cartoon compilation

Christmas cartoon compilation

Christmas cartoon compilation

A little festive animation compilation in commemoration of Christmas celebration!

Great gifts under $25

Great gifts under $25

Great gifts under $25

A selection of Christmas gifts for $25 or less.

Diabetes and Christmas indulgence

Diabetes and Christmas indulgence

Diabetes and Christmas indulgence

Keep your blood sugar levels in check while still enjoying the holiday season.

Your pet’s home away from home

Your pet’s home away from home

Your pet’s home away from home

When you’re away on holiday, PetHomeStay is your pet’s home away from home.

DIY Christmas decorations

DIY Christmas decorations

DIY Christmas decorations

Watch these DIY tutorials and make your own festive gift tags, candle holders and a ...

Sensible festive drinking

Sensible festive drinking

Sensible festive drinking

How do you stay on the straight and narrow during the festive frivolity?

Five best Christmas shopping websites

Five best Christmas shopping websites

Five best Christmas shopping websites

Online shopping may save you a headache during this silly season.

Funny Christmas videos

Funny Christmas videos

Funny Christmas videos

Have a laugh this holiday season with these five funny Christmas videos.

Five best websites for gifts

Five best websites for gifts

Five best websites for gifts

We share the five best gift websites to help you out this holiday season.

Five last minute stocking-stuffer books

Five last minute stocking-stuffer books

Five last minute stocking-stuffer books

If there’s a space on the stocking you’re filling this Christmas, consider these handy sized ...

Five funny Christmas videos

Five funny Christmas videos

Five funny Christmas videos

If you need to escape the Christmas madness for a few minutes why not watch ...

Twelve scams of Christmas

Twelve scams of Christmas

Twelve scams of Christmas

The top 12 scams of Christmas. Find out what they are and how you can ...

Which cook book for Christmas?

Which cook book for Christmas?

Which cook book for Christmas?

All Consuming Passions is a cook book favourite

Christmas stocking stuffers for men

Christmas stocking stuffers for men

Christmas stocking stuffers for men

These five manly stocking stuffers could just save the day.

Christmas gift guide – Under $50

Christmas gift guide – Under $50

Christmas gift guide – Under $50

Are you looking for something special to give to a loved one?

Christmas gift guide – Under $20

Christmas gift guide – Under $20

Christmas gift guide – Under $20

Three Christmas gift ideas for under $20 to help make the silly season a little ...

Christmas gift guide – Under $10

Christmas gift guide – Under $10

Christmas gift guide – Under $10

Stocking-stuffer and fun, low-cost gift for family or friends

Christmas gift guide – free

Christmas gift guide – free

Christmas gift guide – free

If you’re on a tight budget, why not try one of these free gift ideas?

Connecting through communication

Connecting through communication

Connecting through communication

Catching up with people and keeping in touch can be difficult and time consuming, ...

Ten money saving Christmas tips

Ten money saving Christmas tips

Ten money saving Christmas tips

With Christmas 22 weeks away, you may think you have all the time in the ...

Boats stretch Australian defence

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Boats stretch Australian defence

14 days into the month of June and already 14 boats carrying asylum seekers have ...

The diet pact

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The diet pact

Jean, a recent addition to the YOURLifeChoices team is putting us all ...

Word of the week - myrrh

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Word of the week - myrrh

noun an aromatic resinous exudation from certain plants of the genus Commiphora, especially C. myrrha , a spiny shrub, used for incense, perfume, etc.

Tips to track your spending

Tips to track your spending

Tips to track your spending

Keeping track of where your money goes isn’t the easiest task. It does, however, seem ...

Christmas Panettone Trifle

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Christmas Panettone Trifle

December marks the beginning of festive season, so why not get yourself in the ...

The gift of giving

The gift of giving

The gift of giving

If there is someone in your life who has everything, or you just don’t ...

Christmas on a UK train?

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Christmas on a UK train?

Travelling through the United Kingdom between now and 13 February 2012? Rail Plus is ...

Bacon and Apple Turkey Stuffing

Bacon and Apple Turkey Stuffing, Recipe, Christmas

Bacon and Apple Turkey Stuffing

Ingredients 4 rashers of bacon (fat removed), finely chopped 1 ...

Christmas Cheer Roasted Parsnips

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Christmas Cheer Roasted Parsnips

Ingredients 1/2 kg medium parsnips, peeled and halved lengthwise ...

Spicy Stem Ginger Cookies

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Spicy Stem Ginger Cookies

Few tastes conjure up thoughts of Christmas as much as the spicy nip of ...

Flavoured oils

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Flavoured oils

Flavoured oils are great for adding to salads or when frying fresh fish and ...

Tasty Mince Tarts

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Tasty Mince Tarts

Read on and you'll find the best recipe around for everyone's Christmas favourite – ...

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