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15 immune-boosting foods to help keep you healthy

Keeping yourself fit and healthy starts with what you eat. Whilst this doesn’t mean that you will be 100% immune to viruses or infection, making sure you eat well, stay active, and get enough sleep can all help to strengthen your immunity. So, we thought we’d put together a list of the top 15 … Read the full post »

Ethical shops in Sydney and where to find them

It’s not always easy to know which brands are ethical, so it’s great when you can visit a store where you know everything in it will be. But before we get into that, what does shopping ethically even mean? Basically it means a product that is made from cruelty-free and fair trade items which can cover anything from … Read the full post »

10 home office ideas that will boost your productivity

Whether you love working from home or can’t wait to get back into the office full time, your home office should be a place that you can sit in and get down to business. Creativity should be inspired to flow and concentration should come easily. So, how do you make your home office space one of creativity and … Read the full post »

Everyday remembrance in the heart of Kings Cross

The El Alamein fountain in Fitzroy Gardens is an iconic part of Kings Cross, and through the 1960s and 1970s was an icon of Sydney itself. Opened in 1961, it commemorates the battle of El Alamein, Egypt, in World War II – the site of two battles which helped turn the course of World … Read the full post »

How to save water in times of water restrictions

Sydney has been under level 2 water restrictions since November. This means that: Gardens can only be watered before 10 am or after 4 pm with a watering can or bucketSmart drip irrigation systems may only be used for 15 minutes before 10 am or after 4 pmThe use of unattended hoses is no … Read the full post »

How to make a small room appear bigger

If you have a home full of smaller rooms, or just one tiny room in a house, you may love the coziness of it or hate the containment of it. Whatever your feelings are towards a small room, the good news is there are things you can do to make it appear bigger. Some are clever tricks, some … Read the full post »

How to have a more eco-friendly Christmas

Sustainability, environmentally friendly, eco-friendly, are a few words used to describe something that is quickly becoming a very public discussion. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a fully-fledged eco-warrior or someone who is just starting out on their journey to living more sustainably, Christmas can one of the bigger challenges. It is, after all, a time that is associated … Read the full post »

4 things to consider before deciding on a removal firm in Sydney

They say that moving home can be one of the most stressful things to do. And, as Sydney Real Estate agents, we understand why. You are after all packing up your entire life into boxes, watching it be packed up into a truck and unloaded, and then facing the massive task of unpacking it all again. So, when … Read the full post »

The top home design trends to look out for in 2020

We can’t believe it but the end of 2019 is fast approaching. So, we’ve started to look at what the home design trends are looking like in 2020. And we love what we’re seeing. As with the world in general, eco-conscious is set to continue being an important factor. Plus, we’re seeing organisation and tranquillity as key themes. Homeowners … Read the full post »

How to put on a spooky-yet-sophisticated Halloween Soiree

Halloween is just around the corner. So, what better time to host a little soiree with a touch of spook? And because we love a spooky yet sophisticated soiree, we’ve got some tips for you to make it wonderfully wicked; or maybe that should be wickedly wonderful? Whatever you go for, here’s how to put together an elegantly eerie … Read the full post »

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