It’s lovely that Chloe and Josh are invited to every school party but have you ever stopped to add up the cost of all those gifts? And that’s just the start. It’s a really gift intensive time. Gifts for cousins, babies, weddings, christenings and Aunty Vera’s 70th . Before you know it you’ve spent over
Feel like you’re home has been overtaken by kids’ toys? With the average Aussie kid having more than 100 toys, but only playing with approximately 10 of the favourites, there seems to be unnecessary clutter and a lot of waste. And it keeps growing. With another birthday party coming up, which will end in another
We’ve all had that cringe-able moment when you actually put up your hand and volunteer to organise and collect money for something: the farewell gift for a colleague, fundraising for new instruments for the band , the parents dinner at school or the Class Reunion. You end up coordinating (endless!) discussions on what, where and
The most beautifully wrapped gift with 96% less waste.
It’s nice when a gift is wrapped but is it worth the 50,000 trees that are killed for Christmas gift wrap in Australia each year? Is there a way we can have our gift wrap and our trees too? Group gifting website GroupTogether.com says yes. Give one
Christmas gifts for the teacher. Is that a thing?
It’s a thing!
Flying round Facebook Mums’ groups at the moment are lots of mums asking for ideas for teachers’ gifts. And there’s a deluge of ideas and tips, from the modern day equivalent of “soap on a rope” and to the ol’ favourite “Best Teacher” mugs; both
Planning an Office Party?
Whether its for the Melbourne Cup, Xmas Party or someones leaving party – collecting money from colleagues can be awkward. Someone always drags their heels, pays late or completely forgets to pay. Here are our top 4 tips to avoid the office awkward and still getting your co workers to cough up!
Organising a hens or bucks? Here are must read tips on how to ‘avoid the awkward’
Avoid the awkward: “Can you believe how much this hens night is costing? Who does she think we are?”
Tip 1 – Research what people think is reasonable
Avoid the awkward: “Can you believe how much this hens night is costing? Who does she think
Teacher survey reveals the gifts they want (& don’t want)
According to a survey conducted by Australian company GroupTogether.com, 74.4% of teachers prefer a group gift voucher with a lovely message and a group card.
Winner: Voucher from the class
Runner up: Other Group Gift from the class
Always cherished: Any card with words of gratitude
Birthday time for toddlers is rather magical: watching them rip open gifts, listening to the squeals of delight and seeing those smiling faces. What’s not so magical is the well-intentioned but inappropriate gifts that they may unwrap. Tiaras, toy drums, toy guns, sexy dolls? Can we ask -what’s the thinking here or was that the
Ouch! So you’re the one that always volunteers to collect for the gift from the office. Even though you promise yourself never again, you find yourself volunteering again. It’s torture: that awkward moment when you invite co-workers to chip in, the embarrassing situation when you need to remind them that they haven’t paid, the awkward