things we love

Selfitis

What’s not to love about a good Selfie! Researchers at Nottingham Trent University and Thiagarajar School of Management in India have confirmed that ‘selfitis’ does indeed exist and have published a paper titled An Exploratory Study of ‘Selfitis’ and the Development of the Selfitis Behavior Scale. So if you feel the urge to take selfies all the time, you might …

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For that hangover

How did you prepare yourself with a New Years Hangover Cure or maybe you just have a late night craving for a Boost Juice? One suggestion that might help is to grab a Boost Juice smoothie pack at your local Woolworths available in four different flavours, with three individual serves per pack. Boost Smoothie Mix Tropical Sunrise …

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Good luck foods

Need some luck with your food. According to Food52, it can’t hurt to try to rustle some up by cooking these traditionally auspicious foods this new year. Eat 12 grapes at the midnight, one to bring good luck to each month of the year. Simmer a big pot of the classic Hoppin’ John, which is rumored …

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Lamingtons

Just when I reintroduced jelly lamingtons to our family get-together Christmas on Boxing Day I read chocolate lamingtons are off the menu at their birthplace. For the first time in 117 years, lamingtons are off the menu at Old Government House in Brisbane, the home of the lamington. It has been available ever since at Old Government House, …

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Merry Christmas

From everyone at Because We Can, we wish you all a safe and Merry Christmas. Christmas is about enjoyment and not just for your family and friends, for you too. Try and make it as stress free as possible and remember to enjoy yourselves! Because we can is all about things we love. We love Christmas. …

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Christmas Eve

The lights are on, the food prepared as much as possible and Carols by Candlelight on the TV. We will be finishing with “Love Actually.” before bed. We seemed to have missed it this Christmas although I have discovered all the Christmas Movies on Foxtel’s Movies More channel. The stockings are hung and I cannot …

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Plants in a box

How cool is this idea, Plants in a box. Ground covers, shrubs, assorted succulents or indoor plants there is an amazing selection to suit you or for a gift. They stock a variety of plants from the mini- mondo grass to those syzygium or acmena hedging plants that will screen out your neighbours, murraya min-a-min …

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