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8 Crucial Ways to Avoid Wedding Day Beauty Disasters

Congratulations. Your wedding day is pending, and it will be the culmination of your dreams. Could you ever forget the first tentative kiss, meeting each other’s folks, and those special weekends away? Memories are for treasuring. You have been following a bridal beauty timeline for the last six months. Tomorrow you are set to be a wedding day beauty as the planning finally all comes together. But wait: You are not there just yet. There is the night before you - your final night before ..

Choosing A Mechanic: The Ultimate Guide

Choosing a mechanic to maintain our vehicles is crucial to our lives, particularly in Australia given the state of our roads and the distances that we travel to get to places. It’s important that we keep them in good working order. It can be a pretty sickly feeling when you are running late for a meeting, and you find your car won’t start. If you pack your vehicle to the hilt ready for that big holiday journey to Ayres Rock and you don’t even make it up the first hill, you may regret n..

How Professionals Make Their Paintbrushes Last Longer

[caption id="attachment_13969" align="alignleft" width="300"] Paint Brush (Anne Swoboda, ShareAlike Generic)[/caption] Paintbrushes are like motorcars, strawberry jam, and a great deal more besides. Buy cheap and the quality is missing. Buy at the top end of price and you are probably overpaying. We recommend buying in the third quartile – that is in the 50% to 75% bracket. That way, your paintbrushes last longer, provided you look after them. Understanding Brush Design Makes Paintbrushes ..

Packing for Moving: 7 Mistakes to Avoid

[caption id="attachment_625" align="alignright" width="300"] Packing for moving[/caption] No matter what advertising blurbs say about removalists taking care of everything while you picnic in the park, packing for moving and storage is a serious business. Here are the six mistakes to avoid. There are more but these are the big ones to watch for. 7 Packing Mistakes and 7 Hot Tips Not Having a Plan – We hear stories each week about folk who make no attempt to prepare for their move day...

Declutter Your Home with Self Storage

Do you remember Parkinson’s Law? It says that work expands to fill the time available for its completion. The same applies to the drawers we keep our socks in and the garages where we used to park our cars. We can move from a cluttered studio flat to a spacious four-bedroom spread but the clutter catches up with us sooner than we think, and it’s time to think about self storage. In fact there could be a number of reasons you suddenly have more stuff or less space for it such as moving in ..

Plumbing Inspections Save $1000’s in Water Damage

Ask any real property specialist, and they will tell you the value of land increases over time, while buildings and structures on it devalue as they deteriorate. That is unless we keep our homes maintained, and upgrade them periodically. [caption id="attachment_611" align="alignright" width="300"] Plumbing Inspection Tips[/caption] This is especially true when it comes to water supply and drainage. Close inspection to the plumbing is essential, as wet areas like kitchens and bathrooms ar..

Is A Pamper Party Your Ideal Hens Night Theme?

There is nothing quite like planning a hens night for a good friend. While most hens nights for brides are geared around going out with the intention of drinking all of the alcohol in a 20-mile radius city, some brides may not want such a rage around their last “hurrah” instead opting for small gatherings with a few good friends. That makes a pamper party hens night theme the perfect option. A hen party focused around pampering spa treatments is quickly becoming a top pick with brides an..

Anti-Wrinkle Injections Dos & Don’ts

You’ve forked out for your bridal gown, jewellery and heels. There’s no harm in investing in that other important wedding day accessory – you. According to media reports, pre-wedding cosmetic treatments in Australia are growing by 20 per cent a year and many professionals are seeing at least a bride a week. Anti-Wrinkle Treatments Tired of nasty frown lines and crow’s feet? Anti-wrinkle injections can help remove and reduce these unwanted lines using very small doses to immobilise ..

7 Questions to Ask before Hiring a Landscaper

Hiring a landscaper means trusting someone to improve the aesthetic appearance of a piece of land by changing its contours, adding ornamental features, creating lakes, planting trees and shrubs, and so on. Deciding to hire a landscaper is a more complex matter than calling in a garden service. This is because you commit to greater expense, and a failed job can cost even more to put right. Fortunately, this is avoidable when you ask the right questions and insist on answers. Oh, and we can help y..