Megan Birot

Megan Birot Megan Birot is a journalist at Canstar Blue, reporting on all things home and lifestyle. She uses the latest insights and market trends to help consumers make the right decision on home appliances and gadgets. Megan’s mission is to empower Australians to find a better deal on goods and products they rely on. When she’s not browsing magazines for the latest home décor and fitness trends, Megan likes to try different brunch spots around the city.


Huggies sold at Woolies recalled

Popular Huggies products sold at Woolies recalled due to contamination

Posted by January 14th 2022

An urgent recall has been issued for a popular Huggies product due to fears of contamination which could cause serious infections or health complications. Huggies Thick Baby Wipes, Fragrance-Free (Limited Edition Tropical), featuring The Little Mermaid …


Woolworths imposes buying limits on toilet paper and painkillers

Woolworths imposes buying limits on toilet paper and painkillers

Posted by January 13th 2022

Woolworths has followed in the footsteps of rival supermarket Coles and reintroduced buying limits on toilet paper as well as imposed restrictions on painkiller medications. The limits apply to all Woolies supermarkets across Australia, with customers …



Smeg to launch ‘unique’ Coca-Cola fridge with official numbered plaques

Smeg to launch unique Coca-Cola fridge collector’s item

Posted by January 13th 2022

Smeg has partnered with Coca-Cola to launch a limited-edition fridge that features a unique ‘inclusive and harmonious’ Coca-Cola-inspired design to commemorate 50 years since the launch of the famous 1971 ‘Harmony’ commercial. The co-branded new Smeg …



Macca’s forced to shut doors due to staff shortages

Macca’s forced to shut doors temporarily due to staff shortages

Posted by January 13th 2022

McDonald's has become the latest fast-food chain to buckle due to COVID-19 disruptions, with staff shortages forcing many restaurants to reduce their operating hours. Macca’s confirmed that some restaurants would have to open later and close …


Kmart Air Conditioners & Fans Review

Kmart air conditioners & fans review

Posted by January 13th 2022

If you’re looking to beat the heat on a budget, perhaps you’ve thought about snagging yourself a cheap Kmart portable air conditioner or fan. But before you head in-store or online, it’s worth checking out …


Coles imposes buying limits on toilet paper & painkillers

Coles imposes buying limits on toilet paper & painkillers

Posted by January 13th 2022

First, it was meat products and now Coles has brought back purchase limits on toilet paper and introduced new buying restrictions on painkiller medications, including Paracetamol, Ibuprofen, and Aspirin. The limits apply to all Coles supermarkets …


How to fix your Dyson vacuum cleaner

How to fix your Dyson vacuum cleaner

Posted by January 11th 2022

When your Dyson vacuum cleaner breaks down, you might not need to buy a replacement. It could instead be fixed at a much lower cost.


Kmart 9L double air fryer

Kmart launches 9L double air fryer for family meals

Posted by January 10th 2022

Kmart has just solved the biggest pet peeve when it comes to air fryers − their limited capacity to cook meals for an entire family. The cult department store just launched a massive 9L twin …