Weekend Life: In case you missed Saturday

Weekend Life 27/10/2018

In case you missed it, here's a look back at the best bits from Weekend Life with Carly Flynn for Saturday, 27th October.

Luxury weddings for under $10,000

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Kevin and Ruth are from Simply Wed, a luxury pop up wedding company, where you can now have a wedding for under $10,000 with very little planning. It's a new idea which ties in to the new wedding trends of having small intimate gatherings and allows people who want to get married but don't want to pay the average price of $40,000 for their wedding.

Real Estate

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Properties selling below CV, real estate agents and companies marketing themselves, and how agents can disappoint us - It's all the latest in the real estate market with Campbell Scott, director of Harcourts Hamilton.

Book recommendations of the week

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Here are Joan MacKenzie's top picks from Whitcoulls:

  • Lenny's Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee.
  • November Road by Lou Berney.
  • Blowing the Bloody Doors Off by Michael Caine.

US and entertainment news

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Based in New York City, entertainment reporter Nelson Aspen joins Carly Flynn with all the latest from the US including Robert DeNiro's NYC bomb scare, Caitlyn Jenner's political turnaround, Ariana Grande getting back into the groove, and Aretha Franklin may be dead, but her legal woes live on.

Turning leftovers into a business

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Letitia Paul’s creativity with leftovers when there was nothing else to feed her family has paid dividends, with her recipe for Boil Up Croquettes taking top honours in the Best Foods Best Kiwi Recipe Challenge.

How to decorate your home from start to finish in 5 easy steps

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A blank decorating slate can feel intimidating. But if you tackle it with a project managing approach to decorating you'll find that decisions are much more easily made. Here are five steps to decorate your home from start to finish from Katie Tomasi-Edwards from MJT Propety Styling.

  • Step one: Get inspired.
  • Step two: Take inventory.
  • Step three: Consider your lifestyle.
  • Step four: Measure and map.
  • Step five: Shopping time!

Imposter syndrome

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Latest stats show that 70% of women suffer from imposter syndrome and with the pressures we all face in modern society, life coach and author Jess Stuart
says it will likely increase.


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Motoring expert Sandie Myhre talks about the Trillion Trek - the trip to the far North that she is on to raise money for charity.

Listen to the full interviews above.

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