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Scouted: The 25 Best Christmas Crackers 2015

You know it’s almost Christmas when I round up a bunch of beautifully-festooned crackers, give them one almighty yank and – BANG – reveal all manner of miniature treasure, bad Dad jokes and silly paper hats, in my annual round-up of the best Christmas crackers.

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40 gorgeous designer gifts under $50

Buying presents on a budget doesn’t mean buying anything less than the best. In fact, there are plenty of quality gifts around – with designer names attached – starting at $17.09 You just need to know where to look. And that’s where I come in. I’ve scoured department stores, online shops and designer brands around […]

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The 20 Best Christmas Crackers for 2014

Here it is, the one blog post you’ve been eagerly awaiting all… day (OK, maybe I’m just speaking for myself). Now in its seventh year, I like to think of my annual round-up of the world’s best Christmas crackers as a Wee Birdy festive ritual, exploring and excitedly presenting my slightly-bonkers obsession with this most […]

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Christmas Gift Guide 2012: Amazing presents for kids

Stuck for original and charming present ideas for the little ones? I’ve scoured the globe for the most amazing gifts for kids, starting at $10. 1. The Magic Tree House, AU$179 from Lark. 2. Tsumiki house, EUR91 from The Space Penguin. 3. Antique rose ballet bounce skirt by Collette Dinnigan For The Australian Ballet,  AU$39 […]

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The 20 best Christmas Crackers for 2012

If you’re not already starting to feel just a wee bit festive, now’s the time to don a paper crown, blow a plastic whistle and read a bad Dad joke, because it’s time for Wee Birdy’s annual Christmas Cracker Awards! Since 2007, every November I spend weeks scrutinizing hundreds of brightly wrapped specimens to make […]

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