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January 2015

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Choosing a plastic surgeon

January 22, 2015

Just a few years ago plastic surgery was still a new thing. There were very few people who went under the knife and even less who admitted to it. Today, however, all of us know at least one person who’s altered their appearance and a lot of the controversy has been removed. That said, the choice to undergo plastic surgery is still one that should be considered carefully. It is after all a medical procedure that involves a certain amount…

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Women, propose to your partner this Valentine’s Day

January 22, 2015

I know what you’re thinking. It’s not a leap year. But it is 2015 and if this is what you want, you should go after it. By now you know you are in a loving and committed relationship, have discussed marriage and know you both see your future together. But your partner hasn’t popped the question, probably because they are waiting for just the right moment. That time is now and you can make it happen.   Incredibly romantic February…

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The Selfie Effect

January 15, 2015

Who has not taken a selfie and uploaded it to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? Not one hand will go up if you ask this question in a room full of people. Selfies are so popular that there are now selfie sticks. And let’s not forget that ‘selfie’ was the Oxford Dictionaries’ International Word of the Year in 2013. The Queen of Selfies must surely be Kim Kardashian. Kim likes selfies so much that she’s about to release a book with…

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Keep food fresher for longer and save more money   

January 14, 2015

  With the massive drop in the petrol price at the beginning of January, consumers were hoping that this change will be reflected in food prices that soared to unprecedented heights in the past few years. Unfortunately economists are saying it’s unlikely that consumers will experience relief at the supermarket tills. In 2015, households will still have to find ways in which to save money on their grocery bills. Many are recommending that families grow their own produce, a plan…

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Family

Landscaping trends for your garden for summer

January 14, 2015

‘Tis the season to be spending more time outdoors and make the most of your space – be it a tiny balcony or lush landscape. These are tips which everyone can make use of to improve and make the most of their space this summer. Match your indoors to your outdoors  Think of your house and garden as one continuous space. It wouldn’t make sense to have a beautiful space indoors and neglect the outdoors. Equally, it wouldn’t look right…

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Exercise

Fascinating fitness trends for 2015

January 13, 2015

As much progress as we’ve made as a species, we still need to take care of ourselves, through proper diet, health and, of course, fitness. What we regarded as methods of fitness in the past today we no longer do: either because they were proven not to work or because we’ve figured out better ways to achieve the same results, through better technology. To that end, we should consider what people will want for their fitness in 2015. The first…

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Classic Valentine’s Day gifts with a twist

January 13, 2015

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and that means one thing – everyone is feeling the pressure to get their loved one the perfect gift. Especially men, of course, as the fairer sex just seems to have somewhat of a better knack for picking out gifts. To make it a little easier for guys to making a good selection, we’ve given four classic gifts a bit of twist. It’ll ensure that the love of your life gets what she expected…

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Making your garden family friendly

January 13, 2015

  Long summer days are the perfect opportunity for family and friends to gather in the garden for catching up, quality time and delicious meals served al fresco. But it can become difficult to enjoy these get togethers when children and pets are playing too close together, getting in your most precious flowers or ripping up the tomato plants which were to be served at lunch time. Take the stress out of these situations by fencing off certain areas with…

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