Kids’ parties these days seem to be a major event with all the bells and whistles. But it doesn’t have to be that way. It is possible to have a fun kids party without needing a week’s holiday afterwards.
Most people can find half an hour in their day to spare, so why not do something that will be great for your community and will take under 30 minutes of your time.
We’ve all got one. That drawer or box with a mishmash of cables and connectors that you’re hanging onto ‘just in case’. The items they belonged to are probably long gone, so here’s how you can get them out of your house without sending them to landfill.
So, you’ve decided it’s time for a new fence. Before you decide on fencing material and style, here are some important questions to ask yourself, so you don’t regret your choice further down the track.
If you want your non-stick pans to last, it's important to take good care of them to prevent their surface from scratching, peeling, or warping. Here are a few tips to keep them turning from a ‘non-stick pan’, into just a ‘pan’.
Walking is great for good health. Just 30 minutes every day can increase fitness and strengthen bones. It can also reduce your risk of developing serious health conditions such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes. How fast you walk can also make a difference.
One of the most common winter weeds is clover and now the rain has started, it’s just lurking under the soil and waiting to take over your lawn and garden. Here are some great tips for getting rid of it and keeping your garden clover-free.
Did you know that nail varnish is considered Household Hazardous waste and shouldn’t be disposed of in any of your kerbside bins? No, neither did we! So, we’ve listed more household items that need specialist disposal (and where you can take them).
We regularly trim our own toenails; if we didn’t, they would cause all sorts of problems and affect the way we walk (not to mention the problems we would have trying to get our shoes on). Well, the same applies to your dog (but without the shoes!).
There are 206 bones in an adult human body. They give our bodies structure, protect vital organs and without them, we’d be in a bit of trouble! But to do their job, we have to do ours and take care of them. The good news is, it’s never too late.
Plant bulbs in autumn for a stunning spring display. Brand new bulbs are almost certain to flower at least once, and the nourishment they receive this year will determine the health of the bulb for the next flowering season.
Everyone is welcome to join in, whether you walk, jog, run, volunteer, or spectate. parkrun™ is a positive, welcoming, and inclusive experience where there is no time limit, and no one finishes last.
Is your wardrobe bursting at the seams, yet you feel like you have nothing to wear? The solution isn’t to buy more clothes, it’s to get rid of those that are taking up precious space. Here are some helpful tips to get your started.
Did you know that the tomato sauce you’ve just poured on your hot dog or hamburger could contain up to 2 teaspoons of sugar? The average Australian consumes 15-16 teaspoons of sugar a day – and a lot of that is ‘hidden’ in processed foods – both sweet and savoury.
Because of COVID, we are all probably a bit rusty when it comes to travelling overseas! So, here are some useful packing tips now that we are free to come and go again!
Are you the sort of person who buys 20 cans of baked beans if they’re on special? Well, here are some items that many not last as long as you think and could turn out to be a waste of money if you buy them in bulk.
Curtains are the all-round performer when it comes to window coverings for your home. Here are 4 reasons they are a great choice.
Australians throw away over 18 million printer cartridges a year, and over 5,000 tonnes of materials end up in landfill. When they break apart, they can contaminate groundwater and the environment. Here’s how to recycle them instead.
In line with the current COVID-19 pandemic climate, RSLWA has had to make the difficult decision not to deliver the traditional Kings Park Dawn Service and remove public participation for 2022. Here is some information from RSLWA and how you can still commemorate our veterans.
Be honest, how many veggies go into your bin every week? Vegetables and bagged salads are in the top five most wasted foods in Australia; and the average Australian household throws out $2,000 - $2,500 worth of food per year! Here are some helpful tips to reduce your veggie waste and save.
It’s no surprise that our summers seem to be getting longer and hotter, so, having your skin checked by a doctor on a regular basis is important to spot any problems (whatever your skin type).
How often do you look up at your ceiling? You should probably do it on a regular basis to watch out for any problems that may need to be fixed. A collapsed ceiling is the last thing anyone wants. Here are a few signs to look for.
Dogs can’t speak human (obviously), but they can communicate with us and do it every day; you just have to know what to look out for. Here’s how you can translate dog ‘speak’.
Mosaic tiles can add colour, pattern, and texture and there is something for every area of your home.
Now that restrictions are back in WA, our local cafes and restaurants have reduced capacity. Here are 9 simple ways to show your support.
If your lawn is looking a bit sad after the record summer temperatures, or is the victim of a faulty sprinkler, here’s what you can do to bring it back to life.
Have you ever driven somewhere and when you’ve arrived you have no memory of getting there? That’s because you were on auto pilot. The opposite of this is mindfulness and here is why it’s good for you.
A bathroom renovation can be an exciting project but when it comes to cleaning your new bathroom – not so much! So, it’s a great idea to make sure it will be easy to clean while you are at the planning stage. Here are some things to consider.
Australians love their coffee, but it comes at a cost (on top of the $5.00 you pay for a takeaway). We can’t recycle the cups in the council recycling bin so over one billion takeaway coffee cups end up in landfill each year – but there is a recycling option.
Your feet have around 250,000 sweat glands, so it’s no surprise they spring into action when you stuff your feet into shoes walk around all day. When your feet are confined to shoes, sweat and warmth create a breeding ground for bacteria (which causes the smell).
It’s a bit of an uncertain time in Perth and some of our friends, family or neighbours may have to isolate (or just want to avoid crowded places). Here’s what you can do to help.
By paying off your home loan ahead of schedule, you can save thousands off your total interest bill. Take a look to see how you can save – and become mortgage-free faster.
We're still looking for that one local business to join Little Aussie's recommended business network. So to help you in the meantime, here are a few businesses near your home that you can choose from.