You’ve just had a plasterer in your lovely new home. You might have spent a small fortune to get the work done so you want to save a few pennies by painting your own walls. The problem is you’ve never performed a job like this before and you don’t have a clue what to do!
Well don’t panic … [Read More...]
When we envision a lightning strike we often image the Hollywood movies and Disney Cartoons, where the main character always nearly misses being electrocuted and walks away with a fuzzy hairstyle much like Albert Einstein’s iconic firework hair.
Yet, in real life, the way individuals get injured … [Read More...]
In our homes, we use lighting to transform a room and create a certain kind of atmosphere. If we’re having a romantic dinner for two, we’ll use a dimmer switch to turn down the main light to a suitable setting, or lamps to light sections of the room. We may even choose to eat our meal by … [Read More...]
Using less water is not only good for the environment, but it can save you money on your water bill too. The bathroom is one area of our home where we use a lot of water, so if you’re trying to reduce your consumption it’s worth starting here. So here are six important ways to conserve water in the … [Read More...]
It’s coming up on that time of year again. The time to do a thorough spring cleaning of your home.
Where did the idea of spring cleaning come from anyway? It’s believed that the custom dates back to the 19th century. Before vacuum cleaners and dust filtration systems, springtime was the right … [Read More...]
In the ever evolving field of photography, competition is fierce. A photographer has many tools to assist them in creating their perfect shot; lenses, tripods, flashes, props, etc. Another pragmatic tool is the use of computer programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. Granted, with all of the … [Read More...]
If you are the owner of a small business, attending an event offers you a great opportunity to network with potential clients or even foster new relationships. Signing up to a business networking event can sometimes be a costly exercise. Therefore maximising the effectiveness of an event is crucial. … [Read More...]
Is your business running as efficiently as possible and do you provide the best service to your customers? If not, you may have some communication problems that could be preventing your business from performing to its full potential. This can have serious consequences for any organization and you … [Read More...]
If you are looking for inspiration and something a little different when it comes to wrapping up your Christmas presents this year, then take a look at these 10 wonderful creative ways you can do it:
Cute 'No Sew Felt Lollipops' Christmas Wrap
Source: all in one day's time blogspot
Fabric … [Read More...]
Throwing a party can be an expensive and time consuming process, particularly if you have a lot of friends, a lot of guests you need to invite and cater for, and not a lot of time. Celebrating on a budget doesn’t have to be this sad, sordid and frugal affair, whether you’re rich or poor you can … [Read More...]
You’ve chosen a first home or a second home that needs a few renovations, a few loving touches, you’ve signed all the documents, exchanged the keys and have moved in. Now you’ve decided to start on repairs and refurbishments. Whether it is something as small as adding a few homely touches in the … [Read More...]
It may not cost much to send an SMS text message from your mobile/cell phone if you only do so occasionally, but if you are a frequent texter it can quickly run down your credit.
Have you ever thought about using the services of one of the many free SMS text messaging websites that have cropped … [Read More...]
Does anybody actually drink straight-up tap water anymore?
With all kinds of pollutants infiltrating the fresh water supply around the world and nearly every municipality imposing clean-water measures (including chlorination...yuck!) in an attempt to ensure that urban dwellers don't suffer from … [Read More...]
When you are trying to go on a diet, it can be incredibly difficult because a lot of ‘low fat’ foods don’t always have quite the same taste to them.
It might be because you are thinking of them having less fat than the ‘normal’ version, it might be some pre-conceived notion that everything that … [Read More...]
Yoda is one of Star Wars' most well-known Jedi Masters, he is renowned for his wisdom, mastery of the Force and his abilities in lightsaber combat.
Origami is the name of the ancient Japanese art of paper-folding. Practitioners create fine works of art from one piece of square paper using … [Read More...]
Are you interested in playing golf but don’t know how to play? It could be that you’ve seen it on television and want to give it a try or maybe you’ve been invited to play a round and need to brush up on the basics. Here’s our beginner's guide to golf.
Understand the different … [Read More...]