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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]