7 most helpful travel apps you need before any trip

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Travelling is what makes life worth living. You get away from home, the people, the job, the realities and anything else that annoys you to take some much needed ‘you’ time, to relax, recharge and get a taste of another life. But, all too often, so many of us pack up and leave without the […]

5 steps toward a more lavish outdoors

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There was a time when the backyard was a place you would only venture into at weekends to do a little gardening and tidying up when necessary. The garden was just a piece of land tacked onto your house that you felt obliged to keep looking tidy just so that the neighbours wouldn’t complain. But […]

5 ways to reclaim the comfort of your lounge

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We live life at a frantic pace, filled with appointments, bookings, to-ing and fro-ing; Unsurprisingly, we appear to be more stressed than ever before! One of the key suggestions to chilling out more is to find a way to de-stress. For many people, de-stressing -or, chilling out- comes quite naturally. Chuck on an episode of […]

5 tips for livening up your outdoor areas

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Australia is a country of outdoor dwellers. We love spending time in our yards with friends and family. When the summer weather arrives, everybody sets up their garden furniture on the patio and the hazy, lazy afternoon cookouts begin. It is one of the reasons why many Australians dread the transition into winter. When temperatures […]

Pesky pest problems – 4 tips for dealing with common household infestations

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There is plenty to look forward to when winter arrives in Australia. For one thing, it signals the start of the countdown to Christmas, with its joyous parties, gifts, and family dinners. It is a time when households take stock of what they have and who they want to share it with. Winter is a […]

3 steps to change careers without having to quit your day job

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We all know the feeling. You get the job and you’re stoked. Then you start work and it’s all great. After a while, the lustre wears off and before you know it, BAM, you’re rocking up to work, hating the fact you’re there and thinking about nothing but getting out of there. It’s typically mostly associated with […]

Form follows function – How to develop your kitchen for style and usability


A beautiful kitchen is something we all daydream about – after all, the kitchen tends to be most utilised room in most households. Have you ever envied friends, family, or even celebrity chefs who seem to have the most picture-perfect kitchens that one could only fantasise about? Well, we’re here to let you know that […]

DIY steps to pressure wash your windows

Cleaning windows could be a very tiring and long process if not done correctly. The fact is that no one can bear dirty windows. When they are dirty, they give a very unpleasant feeling. The process of cleaning windows should not become a burden on you. If you have the right tips and tools, the […]

4 ways to prepare yourself for purchasing a new car

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There’s no denying the thrill of buying a brand new car. Whether it is haggling with the dealer, taking a nifty little speedster out for a test drive, or signing those all important documents, making such a big decision is exciting. Yet, it takes knowledge and awareness to secure a great deal. You have got […]

Have you created your bucket list yet? Here’s what should be on it

Boy and girl jumping in sand dunes, Green Head, Western Australia, Australia

The first time I Googled Bucket List was when I watched the promo of The Bucket List – starring my favourite Morgan Freeman and of course, the one and only Jack Nicholson. I wondered what it could be and then Google said it’s just a simple list of your wishes. That amazed me right away since […]

The future of flooring: Durabase Matting

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It’s called ‘black gold’ by many, has made the Middle East one of the most prized regions on the face of the earth and is something Australia is still capitalising on in its own way: oil. Without it – and more importantly without the capability to reach and farm it – the world and Oz […]

4 lighting options you should consider to enhance your property in 2017

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Consider giving your interior a makeover by redesigning the lighting layout throughout your property. Introducing different lighting colours, brightness and spectrum angles can really change the ambiance of your room. Here a few lighting design options that you should consider in 2017. EVA LED light If you want more flexibility with your lighting options without […]