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January 18, 2022

Winter Activities on a Budget

If you read last week’s blog about curing the winter blues, then you would’ve seen the section on indoor activities. You might be thinking you’ve exhausted all the options for things to do inside this winter, but there are plenty of exciting ideas when you get creative! But, don’t worry, these indoor activities are also […]

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January 11, 2022

Curing the Winter Blues

Long, dark winter nights can really put a downer on things if you’re a sun worshipper. Especially if a lot of your favorite hobbies and activities involve being outside. This can make winter a really tough time for some of us. But, don’t worry – here at Qmee we’ve come up with some ideas to […]

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December 24, 2021

The Best Card Games for the Holidays

With the lull of this period between Christmas and New Year, you may find yourself getting a bit restless. A great way to take your boredom away is card games! There’s no better way to give your mind a bit of a workout, and a rest from watching TV, than playing a game of cards. […]

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December 21, 2021

How-To – Christmas tree napkins

Decorating the table for Christmas can be super fun when you get creative! One cool way to get your table to look extra special is by folding napkins. That’s why this year, we decided to put together a ‘how-to’ guide for Christmas tree napkins! These super easy, minimal table decorations add a special handmade touch […]

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December 14, 2021

How-To – Gift wrapping

With the holidays fast approaching, you might’ve bought your presents (or be in the process of), and the next step of being prepared for Christmas will be wrapping the presents you’ve purchased. There are many ways to wrap a gift, but not all of us are pros, and sometimes it is easier said than done. […]

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December 7, 2021

How to Organize for Christmas

Christmas can be a really hectic time when there is so much going on: work parties, outings with family & friends, and getting everything ready for the main day. These things can make it difficult to live in the present moment and enjoy the holiday period. During this time it’s important to organize everything so […]

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November 30, 2021

Qmee’s Top Toys for Christmas 2021

Many of us have started our shopping for the holidays already. But, as we all know, trends with toys come and go, and it can be hard to decide what to get your little ones for Christmas each year that will still hold their attention after Boxing Day.  So, here at Qmee, we thought we’d […]

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November 16, 2021

Facial Hair: Tips to get you through Movember

With Fall in full swing, we’re starting to turn our attention to holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. But there is another very important thing about November: Movember – the holiday for your facial hair! If you haven’t heard of it, Movember is an Australian-founded charity. The aim is to improve men’s health, and reduce the […]

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June 29, 2021

Celebrating the 4th of July

This Sunday is one of the most patriotic holidays in the USA – it’s the United States Independence Day, which is celebrated every year on the 4th of July and is always full of family, friends, fireworks and fun. For our non-US users, here’s a quick bit of history (because it’s important to know the reason […]

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May 11, 2021

Supporting local businesses

The ongoing Covid- 19 pandemic has affected many people around the world and some of those most affected include local businesses. Local businesses are our neighbours, friends, and family! Their shops are usually small, often family-owned and they provide wonderful local produce. Whether they’re running the corner store providing everyday bits and pieces to keep […]

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May 4, 2021

Cinco de Mayo – A brief history

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, and for many of our American Qmee users, it’s a chance to celebrate and enjoy Mexican culture, Mexican food and probably a few margaritas. We’re sure many of you know that Cinco de May means ‘5th of May’ in Spanish, but do you know why the holiday is celebrated? Some people […]

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April 27, 2021

Exam preparation tips

Exam season is almost in full swing and although the weather is starting to warm up and places are starting to open, for a lot of students their only plan is to study for now. In the weeks leading up to exam season a lot of students start to feel anxious and worried when thinking […]

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April 13, 2021

Tips on how to manage stress

Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month and has been held as such since 1992? The reason is to increase public awareness and bring attention to the causes of stress and how to help manage it in day-day life. Stress is one of the things that affect all of us at one point […]

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January 26, 2021

Celebrating Australia Day at home

Happy Australia Day! As our Australian Qmee users will know (and some of our British, American and Canadian users may also know too), today is Australia Day– yippee! Australia Day is a national public holiday that annually falls on the 26th of January. It marks the day that the first fleets arrived from Britain in […]

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January 12, 2021

Ideas on how to get in shape from home

The New Year is the perfect time to jump on the fitness and health movement and start integrating exercise and healthy habits into your everyday routine. January is the perfect month to start the year fresh. And now is the time to start getting in shape and learning to love exercise (yes, we said love […]

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December 29, 2020

How to get organised in the New Year

January can be a very difficult month. The excitement of New Year is over, everyone has gone back to work and bank accounts are stretched to the limit waiting for payday. No wonder people get the ‘winter blues’ this time of year! Especially when trying not to spend too much money at the beginning of […]

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December 22, 2020

Christmas dinner: Tips for making it perfect!

It’s almost here, Christmas is only three days away! And excitement is filling the air. Christmas dinner is one of the biggest tradition across the world when it comes to enjoying the festive season. Christmas is one of the worlds most favourite holidays. A day to spend with the family, eating a delicious meal and enjoying each […]

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December 1, 2020

Celebrating Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday! Celebrated on the first Tuesday after American Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday serves as a reminder that there is more to the “holiday season” than consuming and officially get the “giving season” going! Not everyone knows when Giving Tuesday started or where it came from, so let’s have a look at the history […]

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November 24, 2020

Thanksgiving activity ideas

Thanksgiving is one of America’s most favourite holidays. A day off work to spend with the family, eating a delicious meal and enjoying each other’s company; what’s not to love?! The day always falls on the fourth Thursday in November, which this year is just two days away! The holidays are a great time to relax […]

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October 20, 2020

Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month? Every October people from all over the world join together to show support for people that have been affected by Breast Cancer. Although Breast Cancer is supported throughout the year – October is the month to really show solidarity and work towards increasing awareness of […]

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