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February 2017

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5 Essential kitchen appliances

February 28, 2017

  The kitchen is the most important room in the home, it’s where we spend countless hours making meals.Times have changed and life has become busier. Technology has made life convenient and improved the way we do things. Gone are the days of slaving away in the kitchen, chopping onions and carrots. Or your food getting ruined because of incorrect fridge temperatures. Appliances have been modified extensively to the point where we do not have to do much. And because…

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4 things you must have before you start your business

February 28, 2017

Starting your own business is a truly thrilling idea. If you’re enthusiastic and innovative then you’re likely able to sit daydreaming about your plans. Every single person with an entrepreneurial spirit has considered what success would feel like and conversely what failure would bring. Because of these extremes, many simply sit and wait for the right moment to start. Scared to begin in case of failure or worrying because even being successful will require a lot from them. Becoming too…

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Winter Essentials

February 28, 2017

  Winter comes with many negative connotations. Such as extremely low temperatures, shorter days, layers of clothing and mornings it’s so cold you can’t get out of bed. Winter does not have to be the season you dread. Yes, it may be chilly outside but it’s the perfect excuse to take out your stylish boots and leave your house in style. We explore two ladies shoes you need in your wardrobe to always make a statement. Doc Martens Doc martens…

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Car Life Money

How to know when you should sell your car

February 27, 2017

A car is an enormous monthly expense. Between the petrol and the repayments you are probably forking out a lot of money just to keep your vehicle running. Many people trade in their current cars for cheaper options and this does incur some saving. Some even sell their cars and begin making use of public transport in order to save money. However, this is not usually the best option for working professionals who need reliable transport for their jobs. When…

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Here’s why you should downsize your life immediately

February 26, 2017

This is the age of consumerism or, at least, it has been for a while now. It is so easy to buy. Of course, malls can be found everywhere and many times, when we’re bored or even just need to get the kids out of the house, we head to enormous shopping centres. And inevitably we buy. Ecommerce is an enormous contributor to our economy too and many young entrepreneurs have started online stores to sell their goods. This means…

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5 ways to make your house smell good

February 24, 2017

Does your home smell good? Like really good? Life can easily get in the way of keeping your home in tip top shape. Busy and important appointments on your agenda can overtake your senses and a neglected home can sometimes lead to one that doesn’t smell particularly fresh. But a home that smells fresh is one people feel comfortable in. Have you ever walked into your home and immediately sense that something smells funny? Where is it coming from? You…

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Treat yo’self but be smart about it

February 23, 2017

Not to sound like a self-help book but we all deserve to be a little spoiled sometimes. And in today’s modern world, we don’t turn to others for the spoiling but we turn to ourselves. We live in a completely gender-neutral world where women and men are more similar than ever before. Gone are the days of women and men playing significantly different roles in life, in the home and in the workplace. And, thank goodness for that. Levelling the…

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Six tips for throwing a garden party

February 23, 2017

The sun is shining and the flowers are booming. Summer is here and there’s no better way to celebrate than by throwing a garden party. Even if you have limited outdoor space, you can still throw a party your friends will remember. Brew some ice tea, break out your favourite summer decorations and create a playlist of songs to jive to. Follow these six simple tips and you’re sure to throw an incredible garden party.   Decide on a theme…

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Family

How to plan your own baby shower

February 23, 2017

So, you’re having a baby and it’s time to have a baby shower. It’s an important event for you, so you don’t want to leave it for someone else to plan. But, of course, you don’t know where to start, especially if you’re a first-time mother. Putting together the perfect event is difficult when you’re growing a human being inside of you. That’s why you’re going to need some help and that’s exactly what this article is about. You want…

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The essentials of hosting a guest in your home

February 21, 2017

Having people over requires some preparation. Whether you love hosting or you find it a bit of an ache, you need to prepare yourself, your family and your home for your family or friends who are coming to stay. Many of us willingly open our homes to those we care about. In these moments when we offer them accommodation, when they come to visit, or need a place to crash while passing through town, we don’t think about the toll…

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