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The Best Planet-Friendly Christmas Cards in Australia Right Now

In today’s digital world, there is easy access to a variety of greeting cards online where you can just filter, select and press send to your loved and close ones. It also has the advantage of being more environmentally friendly, cost less and of course can be easily shared. However, this said, does send ecards and viewing them on your screen make it more intimate and personal? Or does it end up as spam where it’s not given much of special value? Sending a traditional card even the simplest ones will have a greater meaning to the recipient. It shows that you went out of your way to choose a card with a lot of thought and consideration. A traditional...

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Sustainable Out of the Box Christmas Gift Ideas for Australia

  When most countries around the world celebrate a cold and white Christmas, Australia welcomes the annual festival in the sweet summertime. While others stay cozy indoors with family and friends and keep themselves warm, Australians go out to get some cold beer or have barbeques at the beach! This said, while the seasons might be different across the globe, the spirit of Christmas remains the same. It the time when families come together, gift each other wonderful presents and make merry. With the feeling remaining the same so should the thoughts for the environment around. Along gifting your loved and dear ones, consider gifting the earth as well. Celebrating a sustainable Christmas can benefit from, less wastage, encouragement of...

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Handmade Skincare Products with Natural Ingredients from ANSC

When it comes to skincare we should care about not compromising. What is applied outside our bodies does matter when it comes to our overall health and well-being in the longer run. Regular soaps or perfumes that are made up of petroleum-based lathering agents, synthetic fragrances, harsh dyes, and dangerous preservatives leads to skin irritation and other diseases. Moreover, detergent in soaps breaks the surface tension of the water which we may not notice but is crucial. This causes lower surface tension which leads to the low oxygen level in the ocean which in turn harms fish and other aquatic wildlife. So would you buy something so essential and do the risk of harming your skin or the environment eventually?...

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Sarama the Shop Dog

We've had quite a bit of interest in Sarama the malamute (who doesn't like a shop dog!?), particularly in how she ended up working in such a fantastic shop as Pookipoiga in Richmond (if we do say so ourselves). She filled in an employment application and passed through the requisite hoops, landing herself the position of Official Canine Customer Service Extraordinaire. How did she get to Pookipoiga, though? That is a journey that needs to be told.After filling in dog adoption applications, needing a dog compatible with an angsty (but beautiful) three-legged cat, Kendall finally found a match in NSW. Charlie, aka Sarama, was adopted in December 2013 from AMRAA (Alaskan Malamute Rehoming Aid Australia). She was a surprise for her dad...who was quite...

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New! Same Day Local Delivery

           EXCITING NEWS FOR FRIENDS OF POOKIPOIGA Pookipoiga would like to announce that we now do local* $10 same day delivery utilising green transport! Hip Hip HOORAY! So if you are anything like us and have that sudden dreaded "aaaahhhhhh, it's today!!!" moment, we can definitely help you share the love.Website and phone orders must be submitted by 1pm for delivery on the day, and only for purchases over $50. For purchases over $120, we will throw in FREE DELIVERY! 😄*Melbourne CBD, Fitzroy, Richmond, Hawthorn, Cremorne, Abbotsford, East Melbourne, South Yarra, Prahran, and South Melbourne.

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