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  • Car Tips

    3 ways to avoid rental car remorse

    by Penina
    by Penina

    I’ve had my share of rental car remorse. There was the time hubby and I were leaving town for good and hired a car for the last few days to get us through. We were just metres from the hire car company, parked at the lights, when BANG – a tradie in a ute slammed…

  • BodyRecycling Tips

    Earth-Happy Choices

    by Penina
    by Penina

    Eating for Earth Go organic or substitute Try organic red meat or chicken Try Kangaroo instead of red meat Buy organic or free-range eggs Try dairy or dairy substitutes Buy organic beer and wine Go Earth-happy packaging Buy beer and wine in the cardboard cartons Buy Earthy-happy toilet paper and washing powder Buy Earth-happy dishwashing…

  • Car Tips

    5 simple tips for slashing your gas bill

    by Penina
    by Penina

    Petrol prices are on the rise. It usually costs around $70 to fill up my humble Ford Focus at the bowser, but yesterday it cost me $80! That’s a pretty significant jump in a few weeks. According to ABC News’ latest report they are set to soar this year and we’ll be getting more pain…

  • As a busy mother of two I’ve spent a few long nights at accident and emergency in the hospital. Most injuries have been for my son, now nine, who as a regular boy has got himself into all kinds of trouble. Just to name a few my son cut his thumb open with a blade…

  • I live about five minutes from the beach. Sadly I don’t get a view from my house. But! If I ever make my millions I’m talking hubby into ‘building up’ so we might get a glimpse just over the neighbour’s house and through the trees. I’m planning a little spot up there with an outdoor…

  • Body

    Motivation | 8 hot tips for a less lazy you!

    by Penina
    by Penina

    If motivation is waning in 2014 here is a guest post on from Shayna Smith on how to beat laziness from your door and make motivation your new buzzword for the coming year! Dreaming of the possibilities In June 2012 I made the following entry in my OneNote app: “I’d love to banish laziness from my life.…

  • Body

    Get motivated! 100 reasons to exercise in the new year

    by Penina
    by Penina

    If you are having trouble getting motivated and need a quick list related to reasons why you should exercise instead of hanging around the couch – look no further than this nifty little infographic I’ve created! Print it off and even laminate it for some quick motivation during your busy week!

  • Do you live near a university, sport stadium, train station, CBD, beach or shopping precinct? If so, you may be in for a nice surprise once you discover this latest Australian trend in carparking by visiting Parkhound.com.au!Yes! These guys will help you make money out of your spare space so you can stash more cash. What…

  • Fashion & Style

    How to find expensive looking jewellery

    by Penina
    by Penina

    Without compromising luxury, it’s possible to own glamorous and exotic pieces without paying a small fortune. The following four tips may serve as a guide when you are searching for gems, diamonds, precious metals, and discount prices on gorgeous jewelry. 1. Buy semi-precious gems rather than precious gems Rubies and emeralds are known for their…