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The Amazing View from the Wharf

Feeeling a little Blue?

It’s that time of year again when my husband reaps the benefits of his wife working at RedBalloon. This year we took a more relaxed approach and for Chris’s birthday we experienced the Sydney Luxury Getaway for 2- Overnight Delight at Woolloomooloo Wharf. From the moment we walked in through the historic Wool Shed, Staff [...]

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A Manly Sunrise

No more over-exposure

Ange shares one of her recent RedBalloon experiences… My husband spoilt me for Christmas last year. He listened to my not-so-subtle hints, read the little notes in his wallet and went out all by himself and bought me a shiny new DSLR camera (what a surprise!). The camera has all the fabulous features you would [...]

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Valentine’s Gift Ideas for Sharing

Valentine’s Gift Ideas for Sharing

On your birthday, it’s all about you. You get the gifts. You invite your friends. You get all the attention. But on Valentine’s Day, it’s all about, well, the two of you. Which is why you should share an experience this Valentine’s Day.

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Christmas gifts you DON’T want to give. (OR – How to be a NEO)

Christmas gifts you DON’T want to give. (OR – How to be a NEO)

Sarong ring but no sarong? Expired vouchers? Certainly not things you should give (or receive) for Christmas. But yet it happens.

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How to get what YOU want for Christmas

How to get what YOU want for Christmas

Last week you may have seen Joel’s Blog about what to buy others for Christmas… Well, this week it’s all about how to get what YOU want for Christmas. Other than blatantly announcing what it is you want, here are some tips to make it happen on the sly.

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How to Figure Out What to Buy for Christmas Gifts – 3 Tips

How to Figure Out What to Buy for Christmas Gifts – 3 Tips

We’re still a couple of months out but according to a reliable source, 35% of you have started shopping for Christmas gifts already. Here are some ways to sneakily get ideas to give someone a pleasant surprise this Christmas.

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Awww Dad!

Awww Dad!

For anyone who sees the humour in the funny things Dads say and do (we call these “Dad-isms”), this post is going out to you! We’ve been running a competition to capture all the funny things Australian Dads have ‘cooked up’ and I have shared a few faves here.

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Santa’s List Day

Santa’s List Day

These days my attempts at telepathy and leaving strategically placed notes around Christmas go astray as I inevitably end up with something I don’t want/need or will ever use at the expense of the purchaser. Once upon a time a little girl wrote a list to Santa wishing for a new Polly Pocket, and she awoke on Christmas morning to find her wish had come true. If only it was that simple…

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