Author: Sarah Newbery

Get your hands dirty at these 6 sustainable food workshops

There are so many ways to incorporate sustainability into your everyday lifestyle, from using a reusable coffee cup to bringing your own bags to the supermarket but did you know that a significant percentage of your ecological footprint comes from your diet? What you eat, where it comes from and how you dispose of any packaging or leftovers makes a big difference to the planet. Here are 6 upcoming workshops full of mouth-watering meals, reusable food wraps and composting tips that are not only good for you, but the planet too. 1. Making Beeswax Wraps Beeswax wraps are a...

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10 ways to get your car winter-ready

Canberra winters can be harsh, especially on your car. Here are 7 things you should do prepare your car for winter, especially if it sleeps outside at night. Take it to the salon The easiest way of getting your car ready for winter is to simply take it to the professionals. They will check for all of the following as part of a standard service. However, there are some things you can do by yourself if you’re short on time. Car battery lower than your iPhone ? Extra strain is put on your car battery during winter due to...

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AHA Awards roll around again showcasing CBR’s best

Each year the AHA Hospitality & Tourism Awards recognise the best of Canberra hospitality, including, bars, restaurants, and extraordinary individuals in the industry. Not only is this is a wonderful opportunity for local venues to receive well-deserved recognition, it also provides the Canberra foodie community with a “wish list” of where to eat next. Nominations close next Monday 13 May and finalists will be announced on Monday 24 June, with the Gala dinner being held at Hotel Ream on Monday 22 July. For the first time ever, none of the judging will be conducted by the AHA ACT. Instead,...

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How To Prepare The Ultimate Breakfast In Bed

Nothing says “Happy Mothers day” quite like breakfast in bed. To celebrate your super mum here’s a guide on how to prepare the ultimate breakfast in bed, even if you’re not a pro in the kitchen! Be prepared To make the ultimate breakfast you’re going to need to be prepared. This means going shopping for all the ingredients the day before and waking up early that morning. Plain porridge isn’t going to cut it For Mums with a sweet tooth, we recommend French toast with a side of seasonal fruits, such as strawberries and figs. Or, if your mum...

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