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.


ALDI brings back best of British snacks in Special Buys  

PSA: ALDI brings back best of British snacks in Special Buys  

Posted by July 4th 2022

ALDI is bringing back British food week, with a selection of classic English snacks including McVitie's biscuits and Fry’s chocolate cream hitting stores from Wednesday 8, 2022. It’s the annual sale Poms in Australia look …


Woolworths to ditch ALL reusable plastic bags for good

Woolworths to ditch ALL reusable plastic bags nationwide

Posted by July 4th 2022

Woolworths will stop selling its 15-cent reusable plastic shopping bags nationwide over the next year. It’s the first supermarket to pledge to remove all plastic shopping bags for good. The reusable plastic shopping bags will be …



New Golden Bakery ‘scone loaf’ divides opinions

New Golden Bakery ‘scone loaf’ divides opinions

Posted by June 30th 2022

A limited-edition ‘scone loaf’ which recently hit supermarket shelves has garnered mixed reviews online. Golden Bakery’s scone-inspired loaf includes 20 thick slices and is available from Coles, Woolworths, and other independent grocers for $5.50. The latest …



Kmart heaters review

Are Kmart heaters a hot buy? Review

Posted by May 16th 2022

Looking to Kmart for a cheap heater to keep you warm in the cooler months? Find out which models pass the pub test in this Canstar Blue review. Does Kmart sell heaters? Yes, Kmart stocks a small, …




Macca's free hotcakes

How to get FREE breakfast at Macca’s for Mother’s Day

Posted by May 3rd 2022

Nothing says ‘happy Mother’s Day’ like breakfast in bed and this year, Deliveroo and McDonald’s are making the day even sweeter with FREE hotcakes! The offer is available at participating McDonald’s restaurants exclusively via Deliveroo on …


How to use Woolworths' Scan&Go

How to use Woolworths’ Scan&Go to save time when shopping

Posted by June 17th 2022

Did you know there’s a much faster way to shop and get through checkout queues at Woolworths? The Woolies app has a little-known DIY feature − Scan&Go − that allows shoppers to scan grocery barcodes …