6 tips for avoiding the common issues of hosting a birthday party

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No matter what the reason for planning a party, we all secretly hope that it will be talked about for weeks after the event. This is perfectly natural. If you put a lot of work into a birthday or anniversary bash, you want people to be dazzled. The only problem is that the weight of […]

7 steps to prepare your plumbing for winter

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As you would know, Winter can often be pretty harsh on your home plumbing systems – particularly in regions where temperatures drop to single digits or, even worse, below zero. This is why it is so crucial that you make necessary preparations for your home ahead of time to ensure that your home plumbing system […]

3 spots in your home you always forget to clean

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Most of the readers would agree that it is beyond difficult to live in an unclean space. As a result, most of us clean our homes as thoroughly as possible. Not only an unclean living space would bring about negativity, it also has the potential to develop into the source of a number of health […]

How to develop your summer look for 2017

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  Summer means holidays, picnics, trips to the beach and time with family and friends. Prepping yourself the longer, warmer days is important to keep yourself looking and feeling effortlessly stylish. This season has always been one for relaxation and recuperation and you don’t want anything, including your look, to get in the way. Taking […]

The shiver stopper – switching up your look for a warm winter

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You can feel it in the air, you can see it on the trees and you can hear it crunch underfoot on the grass in the mornings – Winter has definitely arrived. For every year we have to wave goodbye to the warm, golden delights of summer and ready ourselves for the harsh realities of […]

6 tips to ensure your home stays snug this winter

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Winter is coming – and not just in Westeros, either. Across Australia, temperatures are dropping, the coffee shops are filling up, and people are retreating inside for a bit of warmth and security. While this season certainly has its downsides, it also means hot cocoa, winter markets, and snug nights at home on the sofa. […]

5 winter traveller’s tips for visiting Australia’s style capital, Melbourne

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In Melbourne, winter is never a good reason not to go out. It makes sense really, given the changeable nature of its weather and climate. Nevertheless, during the colder months, art and culture in the city seem to explode. As temperatures drop, people don’t stop enjoying outdoor activities, but they do embrace more theatre, gallery […]

6 tips for avoiding the common issues of home construction

Home construction

Planning and building your home is exciting – but it’s also wrought with dangers, stresses, and infinite ways of permanently depleting your bank account. Below are 6 tips to help smooth out your build, so that you can enjoy the progress pictures without tearing your hair out. Plan, plan, plan There’s no such thing as […]

6 simple steps to prepare your garden for winter

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The coming of winter is a not always the most exciting or activity packed time in most gardens. There are many things you can do to get your garden ready for the coldest time of year – no matter where you live. The following six steps will ensure that your garden is at its greenest […]

8 must-see spots of any Australian open-sea adventure

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Perhaps you’re in the market for a new boat, or you’re a boat owner in need of some inspiration and time away. Australia is surrounded by seas – it’s a most perfect place to venture by boat – and if you choose to travel the watery way, you’ve got an endless array of areas to […]

5 trouble-free tips for moving out

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One of the most stressful occasions in our lives, moving house is a flurry of activity. From wrapping, packing and dusting, to cleaning, mopping and lifting, moving homes is a trial of our physical and mental capabilities and can tear apart even the most level of tempers. The following five tips are designed to keep […]

5 feng shui style tips to revitalise your home

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Feng Shui is a way of philosophy, which is orchestrated by harmonizing your surroundings with yourself. This might sound complicated, but it is quite straightforward once you understand some of the principles, which we will be outlining in this article. Principles such as letting light and fresh air into your house, strategic placement of mirrors […]