Interesting DIY crafts using popsicle sticks

Interesting DIY crafts using popsicle sticks

It is summertime and popsicles are everyone’s favourite indulgence to beat the summer heat or enjoy the rains. Did you know about the amazing crafts you can make with those disposable popsicle sticks at home? Here are few amazing ideas which will make you think twice before throwing away those multi-purpose sticks. Snowflake If your kid is crazy about the animation movie Frozen, this is one of the most interesting crafts you can make her do. All you need to do is to paint the sticks in your favourite colour and stick them together…

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10 tips to keep your furniture ready this monsoon

10 tips to keep your furniture ready this monsoon

  With the monsoonapproaching its imperative that you keep your furniture ready to face the rainy season. Avoid keeping extra hot things directly on the surface and get the solid wood furniture treated with wax, varnish or any other protective and decor coating, suggest experts. 1. Let the Furniture breathe, keep it exposed to dry air as much as possible.2. Use drawers and door excessively. 3. Avoid keeping extra hot things directly on the surface. 4. For movable furniture, changing position even a little bit will be good. 5. Keep sofa cushions dried. 6. If you…

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Cremorne home sells after popular auction

Cremorne home sells after popular auction

No. 50 Ellalong Rd, Cremorne sold for $4.125 million.Source:Supplied THREE families, all with children, traded 46 bids between them on Saturday as the competition was strong for 50 Ellalong Rd, Cremorne. The result ended with the property selling $175,000 above the reserve and CoreLogic shows that the sale price was $4.125 million. Richardson and Wrench Mosman/Neutral Bay selling agent Kirsty Freyer said the result was unexpected, but interest was strong. “It is a beautiful home with a north facing aspect. The large 721sqm block appealed to many,” she said. Built…

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TP-Link launches Deco M9 Plus WiFi router

TP-Link launches Deco M9 Plus WiFi router

TP-Link, a manufacturer of consumer and business networking products, has launched Deco M9 Plus, smart home mesh Wi-Fi system. This is TP-Link’s first mesh Wi-Fi system with smart hub functionality, aimed at providing fast wireless connectivity. According to the vendor, the Deco M9 Plus is available in retail outlets from July 2018. The new offering is the simplest way to guarantee a strong Wi-Fi signal in every corner of homes up to 6500 square feet with three Deco units. Users can enjoy fast, secure Wi-Fi for over 100 connected devices,…

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TP-Link’s new Deco M9 Plus Mesh router is also a smart home hub

TP-Link’s new Deco M9 Plus Mesh router is also a smart home hub

Everyone expects you to be able to multitask, so there’s no reason you shouldn’t have the same expectation for your devices. Here to live up to that expectation is TP-Link, whose newest mesh router not only purports to provide fast internet connections to more than 100 devices throughout your home, but also serves as a smart home hub for all of your connected devices. Meet the Deco M9 Plus Mesh Wi-Fi System, the latest multitasker in your life. “From everyday activities like streaming Netflix and using smart voice assistants, to occasional video chats…

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What are the Advantages of Latex Mattresses?

What are the Advantages of Latex Mattresses?

Health experts say that in order for a person to function optimally, enough sleep is needed. Sleep allows us to recharge. It is also when healing takes place. During sleep, the body heals itself. You may not know it but sleep has a restorative phase. This is when your blood pressure drops and your breathing slows down. Blood flow is increased to injured tissues and muscles in order to accelerate repair. For growing kids, sleep is important because it is when growth hormone is secreted the most. Pxhere, conayio Knowing…

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House of the Week: 64 Parkway Avenue, Cooks Hill

House of the Week: 64 Parkway Avenue, Cooks Hill

House of the Week: 64 Parkway Avenue, Cooks Hill Pictures by Abbie Melle Agent Scott Walkom described it as “unique” and “arguably the best home in Cooks Hill”. The residence stands out from the street, mostly for its size and art deco architecture. But the space and sophistication of the home on the corner of Parkway Avenue and Dawson Street cannot be truly appreciated until you step through the front gate and behind the manicured hedges which surround the property and provide ultimate privacy. The home, at 64 Parkway Avenue,…

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Renovation adds more than $200K to value in East Geelong

Renovation adds more than $200K to value in East Geelong

396 Ryrie St, East Geelong has original Art Deco wood and plaster features inside.Source:Supplied A WELL-TIMED renovation in Geelong’s booming property market has seen the price of an East Geelong property jump by more than $200,000 in just over 12 months. The Art Deco house at 396 Ryrie St sold at auction for an undisclosed figure above the quoted range of $679,000-$739,000. It had only changed hands in April last year for $520,000. The open-plan dining and loungeroom.Source:Supplied MORE REAL ESTATE: Local couple plans East Geelong character house renovation Buyers camp overnight to…

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Grand residence is like `stepping back in time’

Grand residence is like `stepping back in time’

This grand residence known as `Bluebird’ was built at Carlingford in the late 1940s.Source:Supplied IT is well-known to motorists travelling along Pennant Hills Rd, now this art deco revival style residence has achieved the highest price in Carlingford this year after selling for $2.65m. The 1940s built home — believed to be only one of two of its kind left in Sydney — has been recently restored with the exception of its bathroom which was left mostly untouched. Agent David Ryan from Harcourts Parramatta said while the property has been…

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The Pros and Cons of Using Pillows

The Pros and Cons of Using Pillows

The use of a pillow for sleeping dates as far back as 7,000 BC. Back then, it can be assumed that pillows were a privilege for the wealthy, used to protect the head from insects during sleep. In this day and century, however, there are still people who believe that we are the best sleeping on a flat ground without a pillow. The use of a pillow is so old and so far, it can be safely assumed that pillow has brought no negative impacts to humans. Or is that…

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