Your Simple Guide to Osteoarthritis: What Is It and How Can It Be Treated?

One of the most common long-lasting joint conditions is definitely osteoarthritis. A joint is where two bones come together. The ends of these bones are covered with protective tissue known as cartilage. With osteoarthritis, the cartilage breaks down, causing the bones to rub against each other, causing a lot of pain. This is a condition that usually affects older people, although it can affect people of any age as well. Osteoarthritis is also known as degenerative arthritis, degenerative joint disease and wear-and-tear arthritis.

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Nail Your Next Crochet Project: Anatomy of Crochet Hooks & the Different Types

Talk to anyone who has some experience in knitting and crocheting and they will tell you that the crochet hook you use has a great impact on the end product. However, picking the right crochet knitting needle from the hundreds of options on the market isn’t always easy. What’s best for one person may not be ideal for another. Plus, different projects and types of yarn require different styles and shapes of hooks. But don’t let that stop you from finding exactly what you want and need. We’ve got all the details when it comes to what makes one hook different from another and some expert advice on how to choose the ideal hook for your next project.

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A Simple Guide to Buying Wheel Hub Assemblies

As someone who spends a lot of money venturing the Australian backcountry, I also spend a lot of time making sure my car runs properly because the last thing I want is to get stuck in the middle of nowhere, hundreds of kilometres away from civilisation. A couple of weeks ago, I ordered a new wheel hub assembly online, as mine were worn down from all the use and abuse I’ve put them through. I was really excited about getting them before my next trip, however, what I really got was “brand equipment” that was completely fake, and the hub assembly wasn’t even the right size. I asked for a refund, but the retailer never got back to me. So I had to take an L and order a new hub assembly from a vendor that I actually put some research into.

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Your Simple Guide to Women’s Casual Shoes

No outfit is ever complete without the proper pair of shoes. But in the fast-paced world of today and with the busy lifestyle that most of us lead, wearing comfortable shoes that are the proper fit is of the essence. After all, what is the point of wearing stylish shoes if they’re only going to give you blisters at the end of the day? This is where women’s casual shoes come into play. Read More →

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Your Simple Guide to Choosing the Right Puppy Exercise Pen

You love your dog very much and there is no doubt about that. But, there are times when you want him to be a bit quiet and play on his own so you can get some of your important stuff done. Many people use crates for this purpose and that’s okay, but what I have found my furry pal to like best is a playpen.

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Valentines Gift Guide: Show Her Your Love with These Personal Care Gift Ideas

Valentine’s day is coming up and you don’t want to let it catch you off-guard like last year, do you? Better do your shopping now. So, what can be the best Valentine gift for that special woman in your life? While every woman is different, I think that one of the best ways to show her how much you care would be to give her a personal care gift. Read More →

Dancers Gonna Prance: Simple Guide to Ensuring Your Makeup Looks Flawless on Stage

If you are a dancer, then you probably spend a lot of hours training and rehearsing before performing on the stage. When on stage, your technique and choreography are the most important elements that can wow the judges and the audience. However, it’s not just the body that the dancers use to bring choreography to life – they need their the entire body including the face. That is why you want to look your best while performing and highlight and enhance your facial expressions with flawless makeup. Read More →


Simple Ways to Keep Mosquitoes at Bay on Your Next Adventure This Summer

When it comes to summer travels, camping is the ultimate escape for Aussies. Regardless of how advanced technologically we’ve become, people still love to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. Families often go camping to unwind from the stress of modern life and reconnect with each other and nature. Others love the idea of sleeping in tents and swags in a secluded hideaway where their cares and troubles can’t find them. No matter the reason or the occasion, camping can be a great summer adventure that allows us to have fun, appreciate the beauty of nature and make memories with family and friends.

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A Simple Guide to Using Paper Lantern Lights as Wedding Decor

So, you’re preparing for your big day and doing your homework on all the various décor elements you can include. When it comes to adding a pop of colour and some romantic light at the same time – paper lanterns are a great option. They come in all kinds of shapes, sizes and colours which makes them easy to match with any décor scheme. Plus, they are one of those rare décor elements that can transform themselves. From large festive orbs of colour during the day to soft, romantic lighting fixtures during the night that create a more intimate atmosphere – paper lanterns have the ability to influence the mood. So, if paper lanterns are definitely a part of your dream wedding, here’s what to consider.

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