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9 Things I learnt From the Gold Coast Food and Wine Show

January 31st, 2011 · Comments Off · food, shopping

9 Things I learnt From the Gold Coast Food and Wine Show

What : Gold Coast Food and Wine Show Where : Gold Coast Convention Centre Joy Factor : 7 ouf of 10 1. BE PREPARED – Bring your own hands free wine tasting glass and extra bags or trolley. Why? Because there are wine and food bargains to be had. Some things are as much as [...]

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Last Minute Xmas Ideas : GoMA Gift Shop

December 19th, 2009 · Comments Off · Uncategorized

Last Minute Xmas Ideas : GoMA Gift Shop

Where : GoMA Shop Price : $5 to $100 One of my favorite places to find a truly unique gift is the GoMA gift shop. I really love shopping here for one of kind totes, cards and books. I was recently looking for a book on Japanese Graffiti and there was a whole shelf to pick from. [...]

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Review : Biome CBD

December 12th, 2009 · Comments Off · brisbane

Review : Biome CBD

What  : Biome Where : 215 Adelaide Street (near Post Office Square) Joy Factor : 7 out of 10 The more I go into the city and wander, the cooler things I find. One of the true gems I keep coming back to is Biome on Adelaide. I like the idea of green products but [...]

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Review : Typo Concept Store

December 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · brisbane, television

Review : Typo Concept Store

What : Typo Where : Brisbane CBD somewhere in a mall adjacent to Queen’s Street??? Joy Factor : 7 out of 10 So today I was wondering around Queen’s street looking at shoes and clothes I can not afford. I was wondering around the mall that opens up to Hype shoes and the main strip [...]

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USA Foods: When You Need a Little North American Something

November 7th, 2009 · Comments Off · Friday Website Frenzy, shopping

USA Foods: When You Need a Little North American Something

What: USA Foods, Melbourne Are you missing Pepto Bismal or Irish Spring Soap?  Do you long for the taste of Vlasic dill pickles? Or maybe you just crave a hit of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce on your pizza this weekend?  Have no fear, USA foods is here!  I heard about this store from Friends in [...]

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Trade Secrets – BARGAINS

November 5th, 2009 · Comments Off · brisbane, shopping

Trade Secrets – BARGAINS

Where: Trade Secrets Alexandra Hills Joy Factor : 8 out of 10 Yesterday, after yoga of course, I was driving home to Ormiston and stopped at Trade Secrets.  I had heard from a friend that it was a good place for deals on designer items.  Since I’ve recently become obsessed with discount shopping, I had [...]

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Direct Factory Outlet : Brisbane

October 27th, 2009 · Comments Off · brisbane, shopping

Website : DFO Where : 1 Airport Drive, Brisbane Airport Joy Factor : 8 out of 10 If you love the hunt for bargains then the Brisbane DFO is for you. I’ve been three times now and can say the first time I wasn’t too impressed, but i was young and naive so that doesn’t [...]

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Lululemon Not Australian But CANADIAN!

September 12th, 2009 · Comments Off · brisbane, shopping

Lululemon Not Australian But CANADIAN!

Website : Lululemon Where : Queens Street Brisbane Joy Factor : 8 out of 10 So here is a place where my Canadian ‘ness’ and Brisbane ‘ness’ meet in perfect harmony. All my Canadian readers are all moaning in pain and thinking ‘ she’s like all Canadian girls who enjoy wearing stretchy pants”. Yes i’ll [...]

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Picnic POWER!

August 16th, 2009 · Comments Off · Exercise, food

Picnic POWER!

Where : Any Park in Queensland Cost : free Joy Factor : 9 out of 10 I spent my Saturday with friends and my charming boyfriend at the University of Queensland in a park.  We spent the day lounging in the sun, playing with an AFL ball and trying not to be attacked my turkeys. [...]

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Lucky Australians : David Jones

August 6th, 2009 · Comments Off · brisbane, product, shopping

Lucky Australians : David Jones

Website : David Jones Where : All over Australia Cost : the sky is the limit Joy Factor : 7 out of 10 If I have one true pleasure, it is shopping in a clean, well organised and beautiful department store. As a Canadian, I felt deprived in this area. Canada only has The Bay [...]

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