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Autumn Treasures Makers Market, Brunswick Heads

Looking for a reason to put your toes across the border into NSW? Before State of Origin fever grips the two states, head down to Brunswick Heads to meet the makers and snap up some unique bargains!

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http://www.weekendnotes.com/autumn-treasures-makers-market/

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Something for the kids – big and small

With school holidays looming, here’s something the whole family can enjoy without needing to travel far.  Pack a picnic, slip, slop, slap, grab a map and let the fun begin ….

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http://www.mustdobrisbane.com/kids-outdoors-walks/hidenseek-childrens-trail-mt-coot-tha

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CBR Equine Cottage, Amamoor

Looking for an escape for the extended family? And by that I mean you, the kids, your pooch AND your equine family member! This delightful cottage set on the hillside at Amamoor might be just the ticket. And If you don’t have a horse of your own, you can enjoy visiting those who reside here.

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http://www.mustdobrisbane.com/dogs-dog-friendly-accommodation/cbr-equine-cottage-amamoor

Sweet as ….

Do you remember these sugary love hearts? Sweethearts, conversation lollies, call them what you like but they were a bit of fun when I was growing up.  Boys and girls who had managed to overcome the boy or girl germs shared these or left them in places where their latest “crush” would find them – ah, those were the days!

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Did you know that 90 odd percent of the world’s supply of these particular sweets are made right here in Queensland?  Just 169km south east of Brisbane in the Darling Downs region you’ll find Pittsworth Confectionery. This is the same company that makes the candy Easter eggs that you’re probably already seeing in your local supermarket.

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Another great Aussie invention that every traveller should have

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Whether you’re hiking, camping or staying in hostels or hotels, this pocket-sized gadget will save you cash. No more feeding coins into greedy washing machines – the Scrubba bag takes care of your washing in 30 seconds – 3 minutes (depending on your wash load). No expensive washing detergent is needed either – shampoo of shower gel will do the job. To find out more, visit http://www.thescrubba.com.au