Cost of Living

Your 'cozzie livs' Christmas: a feast for four for under $100

Karen Hardy
December 21 2023 - 11:03am

There's no need to think like Scrooge this Christmas. Yes, we know lots of Australians are doing it tough. The mortgage is killing us, rents too. Perhaps you've strung up some solar-powered lights this year as power bills grow. Or had a talk to the kids about why Santa's sleigh is running a little lighter this year. Add in all the usual stresses of the season, and it would be easy enough to say "bah humbug" and forget about the whole thing.

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Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

I've covered a few things here at The Canberra Times over the years, from sport to education. But now I get to write about the fun stuff - where to eat, what to do, places to go, people to see. Let me know about your favourite things. Email: