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.

Thermomix TM6 Review

Thermomix TM6 Review: Yay or Nay?

Posted by August 12th 2020

If you’ve been looking for a smart sous chef to take over your kitchen duties, perhaps you’ve pondered if investing in a Thermomix is worth the money. The latest entrant to the foray − the …

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ALDI’s Facebook chatbot helps find sold out Special Buys

Posted by August 12th 2020

If you're an ALDI Special Buys fiend, you probably know the frustration of trying to track down those bi-weekly offers, only to miss out because stock has sold out. Well friends, our troubles may finally …

Should I buy a soup maker

Is a soup maker a must-have or a dud?

Posted by August 5th 2020

Is there anything better than a piping hot bowl of soup on a chilly night? Yes! Soup that doesn’t come from a can of Heinz. One quick way to make soup is to use a …

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Kmart launches new digital catalogue

Posted by August 3rd 2020

Any respecting Kmart fan will know the struggle of navigating the homewares section in search of trendy new styles, only to come to the crushing realisation that what you're looking for is already sold out. …

Meat Grinder Buying Guide

Meat Grinder Buying Guide

Posted by July 29th 2020

If you got beef and like a little pork on your fork, it may be time to invest in a meat grinder. It’s a pretty nifty tool to have, especially if you like making burgers, …

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Coles launches new collectables inspired by Treehouse book series

Posted by July 27th 2020

Coles is bringing back its popular ‘Little’ collectables campaign, this time with a focus on sustainability and education for young children. From Wednesday this week (July 29), customers will be able to redeem a free Coles …

Where you can buy face masks right now

Posted by July 23rd 2020

Residents of Victoria’s coronavirus hot spots will have to wear face masks outside from Thursday (July 23), and those flouting the rules could cop fines of up to $200. More broadly, the World Health Organisation …

Smeg vs Miele Kitchen Appliances

Posted by August 3rd 2020

Smeg and Miele are both considered high-market brands, which have capitalised on their European history and style to reinforce the impression of high-quality. Find out how these brands stack up against each other, when it …

Big W sales

Big brand deals available at Big W this week

Posted by July 15th 2020

If you like savings and big brands (let's be honest, who doesn't), then gather up your pennies, because Big W is launching its Big Brands sale on Thursday (July 16), with discounts of up to …