Family

Decluttering Your Home

Decluttering Your Home

  Clutter can be a huge source of both stress and mess. It’s hard to think straight when you’re constantly bumping into things in your own home, and it can make you feel really messy. This is not what home should be. Home should be the place you come to escape stress....
Kids and their Pocket Money

Kids and their Pocket Money

  For little people who don’t earn an income, it’s remarkable how often children have a little money in their pockets. From family gifts to parental allowances and beyond, there are plenty of ways those little guys find to scrounge up some cash every now and then....
Ten Ways to Simplify Your Life

Ten Ways to Simplify Your Life

 People really underestimate the value of simplicity. Simplicity allows clarity to flow freely, makes it hard to hold on to worry, and all around helps us to feel more focused and better. Yet we spend so much of our lives complicating things for ourselves that one...
Excited about what you’re doing?

Excited about what you’re doing?

 I’ve been thinking a lot about what I’m doing lately, and asking myself an important question: do I like what I’m doing? Am I motivated by what I’m doing? What’s driving my current goals, what I need to do or what I WANT to do? These are the types of questions we...
Get The Adults to Leave Home

Get The Adults to Leave Home

More and more children are making the return home after college and university. Post secondary education is more expensive than ever before, and leaves kids often high in debt and without a job yet. Having them move back in may seem like the logical next step, and may...
10 Tips for Financial Flourishing

10 Tips for Financial Flourishing

We all want to do well financially, yet it’s surprising how few of us have taken the time to think about what that will actually mean. This article is going to overview ten tips for getting clearer on how to flourish financially, from ditching the debt to planning for...
Live smart, live savvy!

Live smart, live savvy!

A lot of us doing research right now are out for the same thing, we want to live savvy. Being savvy happens when we take smart advice and apply it, it’s just that simple. So how do you live savvy? Follow some basic principles and tips and you’ll be well on your way....
When enough stuff is really too much!

When enough stuff is really too much!

  I recently had the pleasure of helping a friend do a little spring cleaning. It’s not something I get to help with too often, but I actually really enjoy cleaning out clutter and my friend was willing to team up on hers. She found that with three kids, a husband,...
Financial Self Care

Financial Self Care

  Self-care has become an increasingly popular term for the things we do to ensure our personal wellbeing. People apply it to mental health, to friendship support, and many other areas of life, but often skip using it with finances. Why? I’m proud to say I’m...
Gratitude: The answer to frustration

Gratitude: The answer to frustration

  Are you finding yourself frustrated a lot? Your kids, your home, your job, your technology… none of it seems to be going your way? There may be something you can do about it, even without changing the situations you’re in, and it involves changing the things you’re...
You really do have all you need

You really do have all you need

  Read the phrase above. Think about how happy you’d be if you actually embraced the idea. Now think about your life. If you’re sitting on a computer, with an internet connection, chances are you’ve also got a roof above your head, clothing to cover your body, and...

Income Protection Insurance

  God forbid if you are forced to take time off from work due to any illness or injury. Can you still keep up with your bills if this happened to you? Here’s where income protection insurance comes into play and helps you to cope financially while you recover....

Life Insurance

  You trust no one but yourself when it comes to providing the security and a comfortable life for your loved ones but what if you are not around or suffering from a critical illness?Would you be happy with the knowledge that your family will be provided and cared for...

3 Habits of Effective Mums

  There’s no doubt that our habits form our lives. If you’re habitually late, unorganised and feel ‘out of control’ then you’re going to have a harder time coping throughout the day than someone who is organised, on time for appointments and feels confident and in...

School Term Lunchboxes – sorted!

  This makes enough for one child so just double up or bake some extra cakes if you need to make more. Also we are removing the crusts so we can dry them out and make breadcrumbs, that way I know they wont be wasted. There’s always the option to buy cake mixes...

Curver – Home Storage Solutions

This week we’re reviewing a handy plastic storage solution from Curver, a leading International brand available in Australia. We all know how imperative it is to have good storage containers for the cupboard and fridge. Curver have excelled in their new range...

Savvy Travel Ideas

x We’ve listed a few ideas below to take the stress out of your planning your next family holiday. 1. During the school holiday times accommodation rates are usually at their highest so why not consider a mid-term getaway if you can arrange it. Tourist parks are...

A Quick Age Appropriate Gift Guide

  Infants We’re all aware that infants prefer the packaging to the product 99% of the time! But that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be given gifts to stimulate their young minds and senses. Soft toys that are huggable and washable are best at the earlier stage. Something...

Wooly Mates – Dryer Balls

Anna from Wooly Mates was generous enough to send us at Aussie Product Review their Wooly Mates Dryer Balls so that we could share our opinion with you. I was curious, because I had never heard of dryer balls before. I’m at a stage in my life where I want to...
Sun Zapper Sunscreen

Sun Zapper Sunscreen

Follow Sun Zapper on Facebook | Instagram It’s that time of the year again – SPRING AND SUMMER IN AUSTRALIA. No doubt you are looking for a sunscreen that will protect everyone in the family, no matter what skin type – well Sun Zapper have all your...

Belly Art-Baby Imprint Kit

  BELLY ART is an Australian owned company creating innovative, safe and easy to use funky keepsake products that uniquely capture treasured moments in time. They kindly sent us one of their fun and non-toxic Baby Imprint Kits to review. You can also have a chance to...

HAAN SI-A70 Multi Steam Mop

This week are reviewing the HAAH SI-A70 Multi Steam Mop. The HAAN SI-A70 Multi Steam Mop Cleaner transforms from a fully-functional steam mop to a handheld steam cleaner and sanitizer with a touch of a button. Specially designed handheld attachments are also included...
50 Tips for Making Life Easier

50 Tips for Making Life Easier

This is a fun list of 50 ways to make life easier! 1. Buy a heap of white towels – easy to clean just add 1/2 cup bleach to the wash. 2. Buy in bulk the things you use the most. Toilet paper, soap, toothpaste, dishwashing powder/liquid, washing powder/liquid,...

GardenKit

This week we bring you an awesome Aussie business, GardenKit. Now this is something for everybody. GardenKit have created, easy, affordable, all-in-one garden kits for people who don't have gardens or just want to add more. The effortlessness of this product for...

Sun Zapper

Sun Zapper – a perfectly awesome trade name for a business which is into formulating and developing Zinc Sun Screen. This Aussie business is 100% Australian owned and all of its products are formulated, tested and manufactured in Australia. Their products are...

A Happier You Tip

    It’s simply this: enjoy the habit. That might seem obvious to some of you, but you’d be surprised how many people try to force themselves to do things they don’t enjoy. They try to instill “discipline” because they think it’ll make them a better person or give...

Global Kids Oz

This weeks review, the first for 2014, is a wonderful ‘Tracks’ game mat for children from a unique company, Global Kids Oz. Global Kids Oz is an information and resource rich website built on the foundation of a critical need for a more multicultural understanding...

A Fresh Start – Every Day

    “Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.” ~ Buddha Every year, January brings renewed optimism for change, for a better life, for a better you. And that’s a wonderful thing. It’s wonderful, because this fresh start gives us a chance...

Eco Tan – Organic Deodorant

We are reviewing Eco Tan's latest product, their Organic Deodorant and let me just start this review by saying “It works! An organic deodorant that really does work!” If you have ever thought about using a chemical free, organic deodorant, this is the...

Mad About Christmas – Personalised Christmas Decorations

  My gosh, can you believe it is nearly Christmas again, already…… but we LOVE Christmas here at Aussie Product Review. It is a wonderful time of the year and a perfect reason to start spending money with all the wonderful Aussie businesses out there. This...

GAIA Natural Skincare

GAIA is an Australian owned company that was established in 2002 by mum Michelle Vogrinec after her baby developed eczema at 8 weeks old. GAIA does not test on animals and their products do not contain any sulphates, petrochemicals, lanolin, paraben preservatives,...

Koodle Kids

  To everyone who has a child young or old, this is a wonderful piece of art which will be individually special and meaningful to you. Koodle Kids able you to create a customised Minimalist Ultrasound Canvas Print; upload your ultrasound photo easily on the Koodle...

Wotnot Baby Wipes

Don’t you love it when you find a product that’s not only good for the environment but for your baby’s skin as well? This week we reviewed the biodegradbale baby wipes from Australian company Wotnot. Wotnot have a wonderful range of organic products for you and your...

Sheer Bliss Travel Pillow

The Sheer Bliss travel pillow from MicroCloud is comfort, prestige, and indulgence all rolled into one small pillow. Measuring a generous travel pillow size of 37 x 22 x 8 centimetres, this travel pillow will fully satisfy travellers. This pillow is such a great size...

Opulessence Pillow

This is an exceptional review – not only are these pillows truly luxurious but Your support means so much. Opulessence™ luxury hotel pillows are exclusive to the Guide Dogs Association. All proceeds from your purchase go toward helping this worthwhile cause –...

Personal Planner.com.au

The personal planner website is an easy step by step approach to creating your very own personal planner or notebook. With so many customisation options available you would never have to worry about creating 2 of the same planner or notebook! The personal planner is a...

Yonanas Maker

  Have you heard of the Yonanas Maker? I had read a small snippet about the Yonana Maker and that was enough to make me want to know more and now here we are reviewing one and we have one to giveaway! What is a Yonanas Maker? Well, it's a kitchen appliance that...

Perfect Kids Party Shop

Children's' parties; I have to say they have stepped it up a notch since I was a kid! These days the parties can be so organised, attractive, not to mention extremely appealing for the kids and really it's not surprising when you have a online website like...

My French Laundry

Are you one of the few people who have not heard about the gorgeous products from My French Laundry? If you are, this review is a MUST read. We will let the reviews speak for themselves… It was a lovely experience to review the products I received from My French...

Soap2GO

  We received a fantastic range of soap2GO products for our team to review. There were 3x In-Flight Travel Kits, 3x hand wash paper's and 4x pocket PAL anti-bacterial hand gel in this package. The soap2GO website is very to navigate around and all their product...

MyColourCup – Twist-id Products

If you have children you know at times the amount of cups or glasses they can use in a day is sometimes astounding. One cup per child per day is all that is required but I can tell you this doesn’t happen most days in our household. With the MyColourCups on their way...

Allergy Riders

You probably haven’t heard of Allergy Riders just yet as they have only launched their website recently, but I am sure you will hear about and see plenty of Allergy Riders products around very soon! What is Allergy Riders I hear you asking….. Well, it is a fun...

Magnetic Moves

With their range of magnetic charts, Magnetic Moves aims to help your child develop independence and learn a sense of routine. These charts also assist the parents by creating a solution to help manage busy homes and busy schedules. We are reviewing the Magnetic Moves...

Inner-B Mum Organiser

Inner-B has thought of everything that is needed in an organiser for a busy parent and has put it all together to create the Mum Organiser. As a mother, we all know how busy life is, juggling work, home and the family! Thankfully, the Mum Organiser is here to help....

Best Quality Imports

LOMBARDO BICYCLES NOW AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA Once upon a time when Europe was on its knees at the end of World War II, in a little village of Western Sicily famous for its coastlines and its superior wineries, the workers faced a hard time walking very long distances...

Catnaps Pyjamas

Pyjamas; Kids spend all night in them. That works out at usually more than 12 hours a day, so they must be comfortable for them! Well, Catnaps has provided the perfect pyjamas! Catnaps was established in 1996 and has been operating at the Red Hill craft market and...

Be Brave

This week’s review has been created by the ingenious ladies at BeBrave, Marie and Antoinette. The BeCool Wrap Box set was created after an experience when Marie’s son was injured at home in a treadmill accident. The cold pack was too big and uncomfortable for her...

Bright Star Kids

For review this week is another great Australian business, Bright Star Kids wall graphics sent to us by Rachael Thomas. Bright Star Kids have a fantastic range of removable wall art stickers to choose from but they don’t stop there! They also have other great...

Oopsie

Here at Aussie Product Review we were very excited to receive these great products by Oopsie. Their product range includes a bottle bag, lunch bag and a multipurpose bag all of which come in both their unique modern fabric designs, red scooter or their beautiful blue...

Magnetic Moves

Magnetic Moves offers fun, simple to use visual activity and routine charts for the pre-school and school aged child. Smart and savvy sisters Joanne and Robyn started Magnetic Moves in 2009 after both were creating charts to help their children and their families...