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Pre-owned versus new: what is the right car for you?

October 19, 2018

So, the time has come for you to look for a car. You have spent too many hours in your current one and need a change, but are not sure whether to buy a pre-owned or a new car. You might think that a new car gives you more options or you have had your eye on a zippy little convertible. You might prefer the reliability of pre-owned vehicles because there is the guarantee that they have been maintained and…

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Super simple ways to choose the right bedding colour

October 12, 2018

Decorating your bedroom is one of life’s simple joys. You can create the perfect sanctuary to retreat to after a long day of work with some simple tips and tricks, or you can create a vibrant space to spend time meditating. One aspect of decorating this room is choosing the perfect bedding colour to complement your decor, which can be difficult. You will need to look out for bedding specials that offer bedding in just the right hues for your…

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Money

Where to find great financial advice for a small business

October 9, 2018

So, you want to start your own small business? You might have the perfect idea to bring in new customers, like a niche cat toy company selling handmade cat toys filled with catnip, but starting out on your own needs more than just a great idea. Before you apply for business loans in South Africa, you will need to look for the right financial and business advice to help you on your way. Other than looking online for some tips…

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Signs that it’s time for a new couch

September 28, 2018
Signs that it’s time for a new couch

Bigger homes usually allow you to have two lounges or entertainment sections. This means that you can keep one lounge exclusively for your guests and the other for your own relaxation. But, unfortunately, smaller homes don’t offer such convenience, therefore you need to look after your furniture as best you can. The average life cycle of a couch should be between 10 to 15 years, depending on the quality, but if your couch seems to be playing up because of…

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Family Life

Tips when shopping for baby and toddler bedding

September 25, 2018
Tips when shopping for baby and toddler bedding

Shopping for baby or toddler bedding might seem like the simplest task, but think again. When a child is small, they spend several hours on their backs, dreaming of their next nap. So, in this case, the type of bedding they’re wrapped in will play a role in their ability to sleep soundly without disrupting you. Much like any bedroom for children or adults, the bed can make or break the atmosphere you experience in a bedroom. Bedding shopping for…

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Home Life

Cohabiting tips: how to decorate after moving in with your partner

September 7, 2018

So the time has come for you to move in together. You have spoken about it and considered carefully where you will be living, and the excitement is building. But, you are concerned about how you will decorate your new home or apartment. This can be a tricky subject to broach with your partner, especially if you both have very different styles. You should set aside time to speak about how you both want your home to look and spend…

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Money

How to sell your pre-used car online

August 29, 2018

Selling your car is at once both exciting and daunting. You will be saying goodbye to an old, reliable vehicle and hello to a brand new, flashier model. But how do you sell your old car quickly and easily? You could trade it in to your dealer, or you could sell it online. Selling your car online is an easy and effective way to sell your car, but there are some things you will need to look out for. Pre-used…

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How to share finances in a long-term relationship

August 29, 2018

Being in a long-term relationship means that you share a lot of things. From hopes and dreams to your greatest fears. It also means that you share financial decisions. This can be anything from deciding on which used cars in South Africa will best suit your current (and future) needs, to choosing a house to buy when the time is right. Sharing finances can sound daunting, especially if you are both independent people, but it can help immensely in the…

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How to make a studio apartment cosy

August 29, 2018

Living in a studio apartment usually means that you have a small space to work with when it comes to decorating. Too much stuff, and it can appear cluttered. Too little, and it can look bare and barren. In colder months, you will also want your apartment to be warm and inviting. If you have children, some cosy kids comforter sets in the right places can help to add an element of warmth. You can also invest in some autumnal-toned…

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Car Life

Top tips for road-tripping with friends

July 18, 2018

Going on a road trip with friends is thrilling and can help to broaden your horizons… but only if you are all on the same page when it comes to music, food and destination. If you are planning on going on a road trip with your friends, you will need to be prepared for any eventuality, including running out of snacks before you have even reached your destination. Read on below for top tips for road-tripping with friends. Clean your…

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