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Lifestyle & Great Living

The Lifestyle section of MarquetteTurner.com features articles on travel, hotels, yachts, technology, food and drink, recipes, restaurants & more for great living.

How to present your bathroom when guests come over

Whether you only have guests over for one night or for a couple of nights, your bathroom (or the one they will be using) needs to be presentable. More than that, it needs to be prepared to welcome your guests as they are extremely likely to be making use of it. It’s never a comfortable […]

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Tips for organising your kitchen and getting rid of clutter

Tips for organising your kitchen and getting rid of clutter

We’ve all scanned through Pinterest and looked at all the beautiful, tidy kitchens. One thing they have in common is that they’re clean and organised. Your kitchen should be one of the tidiest rooms in the house. Not only is it the place where your guests visit regularly, but having a cluttered kitchen space will […]

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Does size really matter? Tips for buying a microwave

Does size really matter? Tips for buying a microwave

A microwave is one of the most convenient kitchen appliances for heating up food and defrosting items. While there are so many different microwaves to choose from, with separate features, it’s important to choose something that matches your cooking requirements and, more importantly, your budget. These modern, easy-to-use appliances come in a range of different […]

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How to protect your living room furniture from your dog

How to protect your living room furniture from your dog

When you’re living in a home with children or pets, it’s important to go the extra mile when looking after your furniture. Either you’re okay with having your pet scratch your old second-hand couch or you’re extremely pedantic about your brand new home furniture. These things cost money, and if you want to allow your […]

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Struggling to sleep with the heat? Tips for keeping your bedroom cool this summer

Struggling to sleep with the heat? Tips for keeping your bedroom cool this summer

Summer is wonderful, until it comes to those dreadfully warm evenings. There’s not much worse than tossing and turning in your bed because of the heat. And, especially for people who don’t have aircon in their bedrooms, trying to keep yourself and your bedroom cool is an absolute nightmare. Here are a few tips for […]

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How to maintain your gas stove

If you’re a new owner of a gas stove or a long-time owner of what used to be a new gas stove, then you need to know how to maintain it properly. What is the importance of maintenance, you may ask? To keep your appliance in the best possible condition for optimal performance and upkeep […]

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Finding the right curtains for your home

Finding the right curtains for your home

Curtains are one of those items that change the look of any room. When chosen correctly, with the right colour, fabric, length and lining, it can transform your room. And since the material will dictate how well your curtains will hold up over time, the price you pay is largely dependant on the material you […]

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Home insurance: everything you need to know

Home is your personal space; where everything and everyone you treasure lives. No matter how many personal safety measures you take to try and protect your home and your personal belongings, there is always something that can go wrong. Be it natural or man-made causes, investing in home insurance will ensure that no matter what […]

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Steak

Tips for Preparing Steaks to Rival Your Local Steakhouse

You have to admit that the quality of the steaks at any good local steakhouse in Melbourne, Canada and other large cities is truly impressive. That’s why you don’t really mind paying good money for a gastronomic experience. But there comes a time when you’d rather cook the steak yourself. It’s probably going to be […]

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Put a lid on it! How to deep-clean your bathroom

Put a lid on it! How to deep-clean your bathroom

Your bathroom is one of the most used rooms in the house, hence the need for cleanliness. Not only should you keep it clean for your visitors but to avoid any bacteria and smelly odours from building up, you need to ensure that you are deep-cleaning your bathroom every now and then. Bathrooms are different […]

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